Archive - Jul 2013 - Obituary
Shirley Marie Hawkey, 69, of Oshkosh, Wis., died at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, from a lung disease.
She was born on March 11, 1943, in Lee County, Va., to the late Arthur Marion Seals and Opal (Littrell) Seals-Evans.
Survivors include her children, Deborah A. “CB” and Sally Hoskins of Oshkosh, Wis.; Kevin A. and Teresa Hoskins; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins; four brothers and sisters-in-law; a sister and brother-in-law.
Rosemary R. Meinerding, 79, formerly of Mendon and St. Marys, died following an extended illness at 10:20 p.m. Sunday, June 30, 2013, at Elmwood Assisted Living in New Bremen.
She was born on May 18, 1934, in Coldwater to Joseph and Emma (Reigelsperger) Weiss.
On April 4, 1951, in Coldwater, she Married August J. Meinerding, who died on May 10, 2000.
Patricia Ann Skinner, 78, of 909 Clover Lane in Celina, passed away at 12:15 a.m. Saturday, June 29, 2013, at the Briarwood Village in Coldwater.
She was born on Nov. 15, 1934, in Lima to the late Everett Myron and Faye (Ragland) Pence.
On Dec. 27, 1955, she married Col. “Pete” Owen G. Skinner.
Survivors include her daughters, Jauneth Skinner of Jacksonville, Ala. and Susan J. Skinner of Lewis Center; one granddaughter; a great-granddaughter.
Connie J. Wellman, 59, formerly of New Bremen and a resident of La Porte, Ind., died on Sunday, June 30, 2013. Arrangements are being handled by the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home of New Bremen.
Thomas J. Miller, 84, formerly of 129 Villa Nova Blvd., and a resident of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community died at 8:35 p.m. Friday, June 28, 2013, at Otterbein St. Marys.
He was born on Jan. 24, 1929, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Theodore and Thelma (Clark) Miller.
He married Beverly Heil on March 13, 1948, and she survives at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community.
Dorothy M. Schmiesing, 89, of 641 Linden Ave., Celina, passed away at 5:50 p.m. Sunday , June 30, 2013, at the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center, in Van Wert.
She was born on Dec. 17, 1923, in Cranberry Prairie, to the late Clarence and Helen (Reiss) Stachler.
Bobby Lee Smith, 83, died on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at the Cleveland Clinic.
He was born on Sept. 15, 1929, to parents Alfred Leroy Smith and Mabel Louise (MacDonald) Smith.
He was the fourth of seven children.
He married Thelma Powell on June 7, 1947, in Wabash, where they both grew up, and they recently celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary.
Bob and Thelma had two daughters, Stacie Smith (Gene) Powell of St. Marys and Dr. Pamela K. Smith, Hamilton; Ypsilanti, Mich.