Archive - Aug 2013 - Obituary
Joe Hudson, 75, formerly of St. Marys passed away at 9 a.m. on Aug. 27, 2013 at Shawnee Manor in Lima.
His death was related to complications of a fall on Aug. 26, as he became increasingly weakened from advanced Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and congestive heart failure. Joe had been in failing health since December 2012 and was becoming seriously ill in June.
Julian C. Koenig, 92, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:55 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. He was born on Feb. 6, 1921, in Wapakoneta, the son of William C. and Katherine (Frankenburg) Koenig, who preceded him in death.
Survivors include three brothers two sisters, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by four brothers and sisters-in-law, and two sisters, two infants, and a sister-in-law.
He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1942-1945.
Robert J. Meyer, 89 of 409 N. Main St., Botkins, passed away at 6:15 a.m. Friday, Aug. 30, 2013 at his home.
He was born on April 27, 1924 in Minster, the son of the late Frank and Mary (Schmitmeyer) Meyer.
Robert J. Rain, 81, of Dayton, was taken by the Lord on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013.
Bob graduated from New Knoxville High School in 1951, where he played basketball and went on to the state tournament in 1947.
Mary Rose Bennett, 69, of Celina, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, at her residence.
She was born on Dec. 8, 1943, in Eagle Pass, Texas.
Her parents, Maria Guadalupe (Garza) and Adolph Enriquez Rodriguez, are both deceased.
She married Greg Bennett on Oct. 23, 1965, and he died on March 8, 2009.
Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law Michael and Mandy Bennett of Rockford; two grandchildren; seven brothers and sisters.
She was also preceded in death by a brother and two sisters-in-law.
LaDonna P. Brown, 86, of Spencerville, died at 2:49 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, with her family at her side in St. Rita’s Medical Center, following a brief illness.
She was born on Nov. 11, 1926, in Spencer Township, Allen County, a daughter of William L. “Leo” and Bessie P. Moorman Savidge, who are deceased.
Lisa A. Neace, 48, of Celina, died on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, in the emergency department of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on Aug.15, 1965, in Dayton, to Donnie R. and Constance (Whitney) Neace Sr.
Judith Boyer Bray, 66, of 1106 Nagel St., St. Marys, and formerly of Miamisburg, died on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, at Hospice of Dayton.
She was born on Dec. 29, 1946, in Dayton, the daughter of Wilbur and Betty (Ennis) Boyer.
She married the Reverend Dr. Eddie Bray on May 15, 1993, and he survives in St. Marys.
Edith M. Harshbarger, 70, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:05 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at her residence.
She was born on March 14, 1943, in Elida, to Arthur C. and Mary E. (Tucker) Smith who preceded her in death.
On June 16, 1989, she married Ricky D. Harshbarger and he survives in Wapakoneta.
Lisa Neace, 48, of Celina, died on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, in the emergency department of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.