Archive - Sep 9, 2013 - Obituary
Jeb T. Johnson, 24, of rural Spencerville, died at 12:01 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center Emergency Department in Lima.
He was born on Dec. 23, 1988, in Columbus, the son of James M. and Linda S. Johnson of Spencerville, who survive.
Also surviving are his sister, Lacy (Dustin) Gallaspie of Spencerville; his maternal grandparents; several aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents.
Betty M. Bowsher, 89, of rural Spencerville, died at 3:09 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima, following a short illness.
She was born on Nov. 25, 1923, in Amanda Township, Allen County, a daughter of Clarence H. and Blanche M. Coon Boyer, who preceded her in death.
On June 23, 1944, she married Kenneth E. Bowsher, who died on Feb. 21, 1984.
Ruth M. Beck, 79, of 215 Dogwood Drive in Celina, passed away at 5:25 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, at The Gardens at Celina.
She was born on July 20, 1934 in Coldwater, to the late Joseph and Helen (Heyne) Wolters.
On Sept. 5, 1964, she married Paul Edward Beck, who preceded her in death in 1988.
Mahan J. “Jerry” Harris, 81, of 421 E. Fulton St., and formerly of Weirton, W. Va., passed away at 9:10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at The Gardens at Celina.
Jerry was born on Nov. 26, 1931, in Wierton, W. Va., to the late Manch and Ruby (Sheppard) Harris.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy (Waugh) Harris of Celina; son, Michael and Teresa Harris of Celina; daughter, Jerri VanTrees of St. Marys; nine grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his sister and brother-in-law.
Linus U. “Brownie” Braun, 77, and his wife, Virginia D. “Ginny’ Braun, 72, of Fort Recovery, passed away on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, from injuries suffered from an auto accident in Auglaize County.
He was born on June 5, 1936, in St. Peter, to the late Stephen and Rosella (Minnich) Braun. She was born on Sept. 28, 1940, in St. Marys, to the late Edward and Mary (Baker) Winhover.
They were married on May 13, 1961, in St. Marys.