Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Wayne E. Schultz, 75, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:46 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System in Lima. Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.
Helen L. Roop, 83, of Wapakoneta, died at 10:48 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born in Wapakoneta, the daughter of Don W. and Hazel L. (Smith) Benzing, who preceded her in death.
On Aug. 26, 1949, she married T.J. Roop, and he survives.
John V. Stinebaugh, 89, of Wapakoneta, passed away at 3:35 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at Auglaize Acres.
He was born on March 31, 1924, in Auglaize County, the son of Oscar and Edith (Weadock) Stinebaugh, who preceded him in death.
John is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Joan Cox Earl Stinebaugh.
Carol A. Knoch, 78, of Wapakoneta, died at 7:08 p.m. at the St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.
She was born on Dec. 22, 1934, in Jackson Township, Shelby County, the daughter of Henry C. and Margaret (Rickert) Christler, who preceded her in death. On Aug. 18, 1956, she married James M. Knoch, and he survives.
Jonas Lester Liening, 38, of Lexington, Ky., died suddenly at 3:21 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at Central Baptist Hospital Lexington, Ky.
He was born on Sept. 5, 1975, to the late Thomas J. and the late Marlene F. (Oldiges) Liening.
He married Marlena Sue Schott on May 25, 2002.
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.