Archive - 2013 - Obituary
George A. Wiss, 71, of Eiting Road in Minster, died on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at his home.
He was born on Sept. 1, 1942, in Celina, to the late Leo C. and the late Leona M. (Bergman) Wiss.
He married Rosemary Quinter on July 26, 1969, in St. Augustine Catholic Church in Minster. She survives in Minster.
William J. Cartwright, 47, of 925 Brandon Ave. in Celina, died on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at his residence.
He was born on April 15, 1967, in Lima, to Jay and Kathy (Luma) Cartwright.
Survivors include his widow, Valerie Cartwright of Celina, two sons, Josh Toler of Celina and Chevy Cartwright of Celina, a daughter, Shaunna (Christian) White of St. Marys, four grandchildren, his mother, Kathy (Michael) Powell of Celina, a sister, Angel (Tony) Pfeiffer of Tyler, Texas, and his former wife, Katrina (Wade) Schwarck of St. Marys.
Alfred A. Bustetter, 93, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at The Gardens of Wapakoneta.
He was born on July 27, 1920, in Auglaize County, the son of John and Frances (Fischer) Bustetter, who preceded him in death.
On June 6, 1945, he married Loretta I. Seitz, and she died on Nov. 21, 2011.
Gertrude R. McMullen, 91, of 1039 Williams St., St. Marys, died at 7:40 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at her residence.
She was born on Oct. 22, 1922, in Auglaize County, the daughter of Olan “Earl” and Opal (Koehn) Raymond.
She married Frank W. McMullen on Nov. 13, 1941, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 8, 2005.
She is survived by her two sons: Charles (Jeanne) McMullen, of Beavercreek; Gary (Ginger) McMullen, of St. Marys; and by one granddaughter, Deanna (Joe) Grimes, of Dayton.
John J. Truax, 89, of rural Spencerville, died at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 in the Roselawn Manor Nursing Home in Spencerville, following a brief illness.
He was born on March 21, 1924, in Franklin, Ohio, son of Glen A. and Jennie S. Kelly Truax, who are deceased.
Craig Alan Rush, 53, of Logan, formally of St. Marys, passed away on Tuesday Nov. 12, 2013, from a tragic car accident.
Craig was born on Jan. 12, 1960, to Ted and Jeanne (Burden) Rush in Portsmouth, Va., Naval Hospital.
On June 24, 2000, he married Jennifer Beam of Fort Jennings.
Robert C. Wisenborn , 79, Celina, died on Nov. 10, 2013, in Mesa, Ariz.
He was born on April 22, 1934, in Celina, to Robert Downing Wisenborn and Vera Karola Wertz.
On Feb. 28, 1970, he married Karen Lammers, who survives.
Stefan Prescott Lowe, 20, died unexpectedly on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at his home in Elida.
He was born in Noblesville, Ind., with a full head of hair, on Feb. 2, 1993. He is survived by his mother, Teri (Bruce) Maag of Elida, his father, Brian (Angie) Lowe of Dayton, a brother, Cassidy Lowe of Dublin, grandmother, Elaine Jones of Fort Wayne, Ind., and his aunts, uncles and cousins.
Frances I. Reeder, 101, of Spencerville, died at 9:05 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at her residence with her children at her side.
She was born on Sept. 26, 1912, in Jennings Township, Van Wert County, a daughter of George Washington and Rosa Jane Reynolds Miller, who are deceased.
On Jan. 29, 1931, she married Lester J. Reeder, who died on April 13, 2010, at the age of 103. They lived in their own home for 79 years.
Emory B. Michel, 85, a longtime resident of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, St. Marys, died at 8:05 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at Otterbein St. Marys.
He was born on Oct. 5, 1926, in Nova, the son of William and Ruth (Brouder) Michel.
He married Janet Consla on Dec. 23, 1950, in Beach City, and she preceded him in death on Jan. 3, 2008.
He is survived by his nephews David Brown of Dayton; Gary Thomas of Old Saybrook, Mass.; a niece, Ruthann Swenson of Boston, Mass.; and many other nieces and nephews.