Archive - May 24, 2013 - Obituary
Marcille A. Sailor, 86, of Jackson Center, died at 4:30 a.m. Thursday, May 23, 2013, at Miami Valley Medical Center, Dayton.
She was born on Nov. 3, 1926, in Shelby County, the daughter of George F. and Matilda Kempfer Wildermuth, who preceded her in death.
Harold E. Hesse, 89, of Spencerville, died at 10:50 a.m. Thursday, May 23, 2013, at the Van Wert Community Hospice Center, with his son and daughter at his side.
He was born on Nov. 21, 1923, in Mendon, the son of Ralph Ernest and Ethel Mae Shank Hesse, who preceded him in death.
He had been married to Verna M. Rasberry, who survives in St. Marys. On April 23, 1977, he married Vivian Kay Grear, who died on June 24, 2008.
Kurt Eldon Piper, 73, of Neptune, passed away peacefully at 5:30 a.m. Friday, May 24, 2013, at his residence.
He was born on June 23, 1939, in Neptune, the son of Lowell “Bud” and Ada (Martin) Piper, both of whom preceded him in death.
On May 27, 1961, he married Amelia Sue Hertenstein; she preceded him in death on Dec. 22, 1997.
Kurt Eldon Piper, 73, of Neptune, died at 5:30 a.m. Friday, May 24, 2013, at his residence. Arrangments are pending at Cisco Funeral Home in St. Marys. Calling hours will be from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Cisco Funeral Home in St. Marys.
Harold E. Hesse, 89, of Spencerville, died at 10:50 a.m. Thursday, May 23, 2013, at the Van Wert Community Hospice Center. Funeral services are incomplete at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville, where friends may call from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.
Bruce E. “Screwy” Gehm, 51, of Burkettsville, died on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at St. Rita’s Hospital, Lima.
He was born on July 21, 1961, in Celina, to Lester and Blanche (Cencebaugh) Gehm, who survive in Coldwater.
He is also survived by four brothers and sisters; 10 nieces and nephews and eight great-nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by a sister.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Coldwater, the Rev. Rick Brosher, officiating.
Mary Ann Grevenkamp, 53, of New Bremen, died at 6:59 a.m. Thursday, May 23, 2013, at the Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on Nov., 13, 1959, in Coldwater.
She was the daughter of Cletus and Marcella (Stucke) Heitkamp.
Her mother survives in Celina.
On Oct. 22, 1983, she married Gerald “Jed” Grevenkamp and he survives near New Bremen.
David J. Troxell, 67, of 116 S. Pear St., St. Marys, died at 3 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at the St. Marys Living Center.
He was born on July 1, 1945, in Cincinnati, the son of Earl and Martha (Schultz) Troxell. They preceded him in death.
He is survived by his close friends, Jay (Jenny) Vorhees of St. Marys.
Dave was a veteran of the United States Air Force, serving in Vietnam during the war there.
He was employed at St. Marys Hardware, where he repaired lawnmowers.
He had previously worked at Sources in Celina.