Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Joan Ruterbories, 80, of Celina, died on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller–Long and Folk Funeral Home (High Street Chapel) in St. Marys, where services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday.
Karen Sue Stief, 64, of 500 W. Wayne St. in Celina, passed away at 8:15 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at the Colonial Nursing Center in Rockford.
She was born on Aug. 17, 1949, in Fort Wayne, Ind., to the late William and Donna (Romary) Thomas.
On May 15, 1993, she married Larry Stief of Celina. Also surviving is a brother and sister-in-law and a niece.
The family will hold a memorial service at a later date.
Arrangements are being handled by the Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home.
Philip Eugene Crumpler, 75, of 119 Dogwood Drive in Celina, passed away at 12:35 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, at the Gardens at Celina.
He was born on Dec. 22, 1937, in Xenia, to the late Roger and Dorothy (Manor) Duncan.
Survivors include four sisters and four brothers-in-law; one sister-in-law; several nieces and nephews; great-nieces and nephews; great-great-nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two brothers; one sister; one brother-in-law; one nephew.
Walter E. “Wally” Dulebohn, 63, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:35 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo.
He was born on March 4, 1950, in Auglaize County to Charles B. and Viola (Kaeck) Dulebohn,who preceded him in death.
On Sept. 5, 1981, he married Elaine M. Burris, who survives in Wapakoneta.
Aurelia A. “Susie” Hirschfeld, 84, of New Bremen, died at 3:45 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at the Lima Memorial Health Systems, Lima.
She was born on Jan. 11, 1929, on a farm northwest of New Bremen.
She was the daughter of Edwin C. and Amanda W. (Quellhorst) Fark.
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.