Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Marietta Josephine Bonifas, 63, formerly of St. Marys, died on Friday, June 21, 2013, at Brookview Healthcare Center in Defiance.
She was born on May 17, 1950, in Delphos, to Vernon and Angela (Vogt) Bonifas.
Survivors include a sister; three brothers; numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Vernon Bonifas; mother, Angela Bonifas-Boberg; and stepfather Lawrence Boberg.
A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, the Rev. Barry Stechschulte, celebrant.
Joseph F. Henry, 91, of Versailles, passed away at 10:17 a.m. Friday, June 21, 2013, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton.
Joseph was born on June 15, 1922, in Darke County, to the late Harry and Mary (Didier) Henry.
George William “Bill” Harris Jr., 85, of 02916 Greenville Road In St. Marys, died at 8:35 p.m. Friday, June 21, 2013, at his residence.
He was born on Aug. 10, 1927, in Buckland, to George William and Vera (Burden) Harris Sr.
On July 28, 1946, in Covington, Ky., he married Kathryn M. “Kate” Harris, who died on Nov. 11, 2007.
Marietta J. Bonifas, 63, formerly of St. Marys died on Friday, June 21, 2013 at Brookview Healthcare Center in Defiance.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller — Long & Folk Funeral Home, 314 W. High Street Chapel in St. Marys.
Suzanne Eutsler, 66, of Spencerville, died at 11:57 a.m. Thursday, June 20, 2013 at Lima Memorial Health System, with her family and friends at her side. She was born on Dec. 10, 1946, in Bellefontaine, a daughter of Carl W. and Hazel Katherine Shepherd McKenzie, who are deceased. On July 17, 1976, she married Robert E. “Huff” Eutsler, who survives.
Judith K. Goodwin, 71, of 415 S. Vine St. in St. Marys, died at 2:06 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at JTDM Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on Nov. 10, 1941, to Howard and Marguerite (Ellis) Gray.
On June 5, 1962, in Fremont, she married Albert "Sluggo" Goodwin, who survives.
Christina “Tina” M. Heitbrink, 44, of Minster, died on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at her home.
She was born on Nov. 11, 1968, in Coldwater, to the late Cletus and Velma (Clune) Heitbrink.
Her mother survives in Maria Stein.
She is also survived by three brothers; three sisters; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, the Rev. Tom Brenberger, celebrant.
Ruth Zimmerman, 77, formerly of St. Marys, died on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at Carolina Medical Center - Northeast in Concord, N.C.
She was born on Oct. 16, 1935, in Dorchester County, S.C. to Le Roy and Annie Laurie (Mizell) Hilton.
On Oct. 15, 1960, she married Richard Zimmerman, who died on March 11, 1993.
Ann K. Knapke, 72, 142 Cottonwood Dr.; Celina, died on Sunday, June 16, 2013. Ann was born on Jan. 14, 1941, to Henry and Ester (Nordenbrock) Schenking in Celina. She received her nursing degree from Mount St. Joseph College in 1963 and on July 4, 1964, she married Thomas A. Knapke.
She worked as a nurse for a time but decided she wanted to pursue a teaching career. In 1972, Ann received her master’s degree in special education from Wright State University and enjoyed a fulfilling teaching career which spanned 30 years.
William E. Schulenberg, 86, of Nakomes, Fla., died on Friday, May 24, 2013, at the Tidewell Hospice House in Sarasota, Fla.
He was born on Feb. 12, 1927, in New Bremen.
He was the son of Elton and Mildred (Vornholt) Schulenberg.
In 1952, he married the former Ruth Miles and they recently celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary.