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March 28th

Eileen M. Stienecker, 88

March 28, 2013

Eileen M. Stienecker, 88, formerly of 1506 Neil Ave. in St. Marys, died at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Auglaize Acres Nursing Home in Wapakoneta.

 She was born on Oct. 10, 1924, in St. Marys, to Guy and Genevieve (Meyers) Hussey.

On Dec. 29, 1945, in St. Marys, she married Merlin H. Stienecker, who died on July 5, 1996.

Francis S. “Brow” Carmean, 93

March 28, 2013

Francis S. “Brow” Carmean, 93, of 1913 Cheshire Drive, St. Marys, died at 4:20 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at the Golden Living Center in St. Marys.

He was born on July 1, 1919, in St. Marys, the son of Stephen and Cina (Bowman) Carmean.

He married Grace Stienecker on Dec. 22, 1945, and she survives in St. Marys.

March 26th

Elsie J. (Vonderheide) Winner, 75

March 26, 2013

Elsie J. (Vonderheide) Winner,  75, of Celina, died on Monday, March 25, 2013. 

She was born on Oct. 4, 1937, in Fort Loramie, to the late Albert and Rose Vonderheide. 

She married Donald A. Winner on June 24, 1961, and he preceded her death,  along with  three brothers and five sisters.

She is survived by five children, Diane (Cliff) Cerbus, Deborah (Bob) Glass,  David (Amy) Winner,  Dan Winner and Dean (Crista) Winner; 10 grandchildren; and two sisters.

Dallas E. Pierstorff, 83

March 26, 2013

Dallas E. Pierstorff, 83, of Celina, died on  Sunday, March 24, 2013,  at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.

He was born on Aug. 12, 1929, in Celina,  to the late Edward E. and Hazel L. (Fast) Pierstorff.

He married Kathryn "Kitty" Gengler on Nov. 4, 1951,  and she survives, along with three children, Diane (Barry) Fennig of Celina,  Rebekah Pierstorff Snead of St. Augustine, Fla. and Eric (Jodi) Pierstorff of Celina; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and a sister-in-law.

Opal L. Barber, 91

March 26, 2013

Opal L. Barber, 91, of Celina, died  on Sunday, March 24, 2013 , at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford.

She was born on July 28, 1921, in Mercer County,  to the late Earl and Edith (Deitsch) VanTilburg.

She married John C. Barber on Nov. 21, 1939,  and he preceded her in death on May 21, 1998.

She is survived by three children, Don Barber of Mendon,  Va., (Robert) Hoenie of Del Rio, Texas  and Marilyn Hoenie of Celina; 15 grandchildren;  28 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

Jerry D. Piper, 60

March 26, 2013

Jerry D. Piper, 60, of Celina, died at 12:37 a.m. Monday, March 25, 2013, at Mercer Health in Coldwater, of natural causes.

He was born on May 21, 1952, in Celina, to parents Dana Piper, who survives in Celina, and Mary Cisco Piper, who preceded him in death.

On Sept. 2, 1972, he married Linda Hime, who survives in Celina.

Also surviving is a son, Brad and Jacci Piper of Celina; a daughter, Cari and Avery Calabrese of Celina; three brothers; a sister; two grandchildren.

Paulette A. McJunkin, 85

March 26, 2013

Paulette A. McJunkin, 85, of Troy, and formerly of St. Marys, passed away at 1:35 p.m. Sunday, March 24, 2013, at Auglaize Acres in Wapakoneta.

She was born on Oct. 3, 1927, in Rochefort, Belgium, to the late Eugene and Maria Pemers Collin.

She was married to John R. McJunkin Jr., on Nov. 30, 1946, and he preceded her in death on July 8, 1979.

Also preceding her in death was one sister.

March 25th

Eileen Stienecker, 88

March 25, 2013

Eileen Stienecker, 88, of St. Marys, died on Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Auglaize Acres Nursing Home in Wapakoneta. Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral homes in St. Marys.

Nancy A. Verhorn, 79

March 25, 2013

Nancy A. Verhorn, 79, of 806 Fox St. New Bremen, died at 10:10 p.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Minster.

She had been a resident there for three months.

She was born on Nov. 18, 1933, to John and Nellie (Burton) Daly. They preceded her in death.

On June 25, 1955, she married Ralph “Bud” Verhorn in LaRue.

He died on Jan. 7, 2009.

March 22nd

Marilyn C. Miller, 77

March 22, 2013

Marilyn C. Miller, 77, formerly of Garfield St., Minster, died at 6:22 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2013, at Heartland of Piqua.

She was born on Oct. 19, 1936, in Maria Stein, to the late Henry and Matilda (Heitkamp) Thobe.  She married Dale Miller on Nov. 3, 1956, in St. Johns Catholic Church, Maria Stein. He preceded her in death on Sept. 22, 2012.

She is survived by children Kristine and Mike Gorman, Piqua and Tony and Amy Miller, Fort Wayne, Ind.; four grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren; five sisters; five brothers; two sisters-in-law.

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