Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Opal L. Pugh, 79, formerly of Greenville Road in St. Marys, died at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at her residence in Hudson, Fla., surround by her loving family.
She was born on Feb. 1, 1934, in Chillicothe, to Hommie Lee and Margaret (Burnette) Cooper.
On Jan. 31, 1950, in Richmond, Ind., she married Junior O. Pugh, who died on Nov. 16, 2009.
Taylor E. Dicke, 11, of New Bremen, died at 9:12 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at her residence.
She was born on Aug. 25, 2002, in St. Marys.
She was the daughter of Joseph Dicke and Nicole (Mohler) Dicke, both of New Bremen.
Joyce A. Steele, 77, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:31 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.
She was born on July 7, 1936, in Fondy, Ky., the daughter of John and Dallas (Reed) Mobley, who preceded her in death.
On July 3, 1954, she married Vernon L. Steele, and he survives.
Aloys S. “Junior” Sommer Jr., 80, of New Bremen, died at 6:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at Elmwood Assisted Living of New Bremen. He was born on Sept. 15, 1933, in Fort Loramie, to the late Aloys and Marie (Bergman) Sommer.
On Nov. 10, 1956, he married Marilyn Swallow, who survives in New Bremen.
Harold “Pete” Quickle, 89, of 417 N. Pine St., St. Marys, died at 7:22 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, at Lima Memorial Hospital.
He was born on Aug.1, 1924, in Hillsboro, the son of Dana and Florence (Frazier) Quickle.
He married Lillian Storer on Aug. 9, 1947, and she survives at the residence.
He is also survived by his four daughters, Diana Hirschfeld of St. Marys, Kathy (Doug) Duncan of St. Marys, Barbara Eshleman of St. Marys and Rebecca (Greg) Adams of St. Marys.
Dolores F. (Bruns) Gaier, 75, formerly of Monterey Drive, Fort Loramie, passed away of natural causes on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center in Minster, where she was a resident.
Dolores had been a cancer survivor for the last 12 years.
She was born on Dec. 29, 1937, in Philothea, to the late August and Agnes (Buening) Bruns.
On Nov. 28, 1957, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Egypt, Dolores married John P. “Jack” Gaier, who preceded her in death on May 11, 2008.
Enola G. Hirschfeld, 93, formerly of New Bremen, died at 7:23 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at the Emerald Crossings of Dublin. She was born on Jan. 21, 1920, in St. Marys, the daughter of Franklin and Alvina (Luelleman) Luedeke. On July 5, 1942, she married Verlin Hirschfeld, who died on Dec. 24, 2011. Survivors include her children Gary (Kathy) Hirschfeld of Findlay, Craig (Sheila) Hirschfeld of Holland, Christine Kelser of Dublin, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Dale H. Fledderjohn, 90, of New Bremen, died 11:10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at the Elmwood Assisted Living of New Bremen.
He was born on July 14, 1923, near New Knoxville.
He was the son of Silas and Irma (Greber) Fledderjohn.
Norman Binkley, 64, of Wapakoneta, died on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System.
Arrangements are being completed with Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys.
Barbara Mayme “Grandma Babydoll” Hassloch, 95, of 117 S. LeBlonde St., Celina, passed away at 12:52 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at the Celina Manor Nursing Home in Celina. She was born on June 11, 1918, in Celina to the late Elijah and Elizabeth (Coil) Winans.
On June 30, 1949, she married William Hassloch, who died in 1966.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law Linda and William Sieber of Celina, three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and a nephew.