Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Opal Hunter, 79, of Botkins, died the evening of Monday, March 18, 2013, at her residence. Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
Louis Andrew Bauer, 78, of 1101 Larkspur Lane in Celina, passed away at 3:35 a.m. Monday, March 18, 2013, at the Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater.
He was born on Oct. 30, 1934, in Dover, to the late Louis and Mary (Roesch) Bauer.
On May 30, 1959, he married Joanne Bigler, who lives in Celina. He is also survived by his four children, Brian Louis and Michelle Bauer of Dover, Kelly and Dr. Philip Masser of Celina, Jennifer and Gregory Heft of Bellbrook and Cathy Villacis of Cranberry Township, Pa.; eight grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law.
Dana Norman Wurster, 62, of Celina, died at 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2013, at his mother's residence in Celina, of natural causes.
He was born on May 1, 1950, in Lima, to parents Norman Wurster, who preceded him in death, and Ina Fay Johns Wurster Cisco.
He is survived by a sister; by seven nieces and several great-nieces and nephews; by a stepsister.
Memorial Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Cisco Funeral Home in Celina, the Rev. Robert Ellis, officiating.
Burial will be held at Resthaven Memorial Gardens.
Madella M. J. Heidt, 91, formerly of 12246 Glynwood - New Knoxville Road in New Knoxville, died at 12:34 p.m. Sunday, March 17, 2013, at Elmwood of New Bremen.
She was born on June 20, 1921, in Shelby County, to Christian and Lenora (May) Jung.
On May 8, 1940, at St. Peter's Evangelical and Reformed Church in New Bremen, she married Vernon Heidt, who died on Sept. 25, 2006.
Nina J. Fetters, 84, of 804 W. Jackson St. in St. Marys, died at 3:22 a.m. Friday, March 15, 2013, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
She was born on Aug. 29, 1928, in Adams County, Ind., to Charles W. and Nora (Machlin) Armantrout.
On Feb. 22, 1947, she married Chancy L. Fetters, who died on Sept. 30, 1963.
Survivors include a daughter, Nina Kay (Stanley) Gerlach of Miamisburg; a son, Alan Fetters of Columbus; two grandchildren.
David W. Arnett, 77, of 05581 Carter Creek Road, New Knoxville, died at 12:46 a.m. Sunday, March 17, 2013, at Elmwood Care Center in New Bremen.
He was born on the family farm on Aug. 13, 1935, the son of Wilson and Gertrude (Wellman) Arnett.
He married Thelma Brown on Dec. 1, 1957, and she survives at Elmwood Care Center.
Stanley A. Schroer, 81, of New Bremen, died at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 18, 2013, at the Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on Aug. 6, 1931, in New Bremen.
He was the son of Harry V. and Esther (Brackman) Schroer.
On Oct. 27, 1951, he married Jean Dammeyer, who survives in New Bremen.
Mary Susan Mitchell, 92, of rural Lima, died at 6:40 a.m. Thursday, March 14, 2013, in her family homestead farm home in which she was born in Amanda Township, with her family at her side.
She was born on July 16, 1920, to William and Beatrice Coon McConnell, who are deceased.
On March 20, 1940, she married Perry Edward Mitchell, who died on April 30, 2008.
Beverly Eichenauer, 64, of Celina, passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima.
She was born on March 19, 1948, in Kona, Ky. to parents Jimmy and Gaynelle Potter Ables. Her father survives in Xenia. Her mother preceded her in death, along with one brother.
She married Dennis Eichenauer on July 10, 1971, and he survives.
She is also survived by two daughters, Laurie (Jim) Hendricks and Becky (Dusty) Weitzel, both of Celina; a brother; a sister; a brother-in-law; three grandchildren.
Mary Susan Mitchell, 92, of rural Lima, died on Thursday, March 14, 2013, in her daughter’s home, Mary (Charles) McPheron, west of Lima.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville, where friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.