Archive - Aug 2013 - Obituary
Darlene “Dottie” Kohler, 84, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:40 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.
She was born on April 15, 1929, in Minster, to Reuben Conrad Peter and Marie (Vanderhorst) Braun, who preceded her in death.
On Nov. 11, 1949, she married Lawrence “Spike” Kohler who survives in Wapakoneta.
Walter H. Frey, 85, of 117 S. Main St., Osgood, died at 5:10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at his home.
He was born on July 29, 1928, in Mercer County to the late Joseph and Cecilia (Bruening) Frey.
He married Bernice Homan on Aug. 7, 1954, in St. Anthony. She survives in Osgood.
Walter H. Frey, 85, of 117 S. Main St. Osgood, died at 5:10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at his home.
He was born on July 29, 1928, in Mercer County to the late Joseph and Cecilia (Bruening) Frey. He married Bernice Homan on Aug. 7, 1954, in St. Anthony. She survives in Osgood.
William H. Cochran, 80, of 626 Hendricks Ave., St. Marys, died 9:50 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at the Valley Nursing Home in St. Marys.
He was born on Oct. 11, 1932, in Logan County, West Virginia, the son of Thomas and Emma (Scott-Hager) Cochran.
He married Joann Jung on June 22, 1958, in New Bremen,and she preceded him in death on Dec. 7, 2010.
He is survived by his son, Charles (Theresa Crawford) Cochran of New Bremen; by a sister-in-law, Betty Long of Morristown, Tennessee.
Janet S. “Jan” Siedel, 64, of rural Spencerville, died at 2:58 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center. She had been ill since December 2012.
She was born on July 2, 1949, in Lima, the daughter of Gerald E. and Frances A. Protsman Thompson.
Her father survives in Spencerville and her mother is deceased.
On Aug. 7, 1971, she married Alan W. Siedel, who died on Aug. 30, 2007.
She is survived by her son, Scott A. Siedel and daughter, Kris J. Siedel, both of Spencerville; her brother; two nephews; a niece.
Theresa A. Younker, 50, of 1470 Meadowview Drive in Celina, passed away at her residence on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013.
She was born on Jan. 2, 1963, to the late Walter and Edna (Tipton) Younker in Van Wert.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Dustin and Danielle Younker of Celina; three brothers and two sisters-in-law.
She was preceded in death by a brother and sister-in-law.
Private family services will be held at a later date.
Condolences may be left at LHDFuneralHome.com
Janice M. Smith, 62, of Celina, passed away on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on Jan. 18, 1951, in Pomeroy.
Her parents, Chalmer and JoeAnn Vannoy Whittaker, are both deceased.
She married Frank Smith on Dec. 31, 2006, and he survives.
She is also survived by a stepdaughter, Heather Crouch of Marysville; three brothers; one sister; four grandsons; a granddaughter; and her mother-in-law, Nelva Smith; and; two sisters-in-law; two brothers-in-law.
Edward Egbert, 73, of Charlotte, N.C., died on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, in Charlotte, N.C.
He was born on May 26, 1940, in Sidney, to the late Verlin and Kathryn (Glass) Egbert.
He is survived by daughters Tina Kimble of Dayton, and Tammy Egbert of Sidney; and son Roger Egbert; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister and brother-in-law.
He was preceded in death by son Gregory and daughter Lisa.
Bonnie (Ayers) Lutterbeck, 54, of St. Marys, died at 5:21 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at her parents’ home.
She was born on Feb. 10, 1959, in Decatur, Ind., to Jim and Jeanette (Winkler) Ayers. Both survive in St. Marys.
Gary L. “Gizmo” Gossard Sr., 62, of Celina, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born on Dec. 12, 1950, in Celina, the son of the late Melvin and Maxine (Zwiebel) Gossard.
He was a 1969 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School.
Gary was a member of the Beaver Chapel Church.
He enjoyed hunting and collecting Native American artifacts. He also enjoyed helping with auctions. He loved meeting and talking with people and children.