Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Helen C. Ralston, 98, of 402 S. Vine St. in St. Marys, died at 3:10 p.m. Sunday, Feb.10, 2013, at St. Marys Living Center.
She was born on Sept. 5, 1914, in Indianapolis, Ind. to William and Anna Yurkas.
On Nov. 15, 1933, she married Othal Marion Thompson, and he preceded her in death in November 1963.
Survivors include daughter Bonita (Duane) Thompson of Mount View, Md.; son Jerry (Jacqueline) Thompson of St. Marys; numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren.
Sue A. Platfoot, 70, formerly of Louie Street in Fort Loramie, died at 12:05 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at Dorothy Love Retirement Community.
She was born on Sept. 26, 1942, in Sidney, to the late Wilbur and Naomi (Graham) Graves.
She is survived by her children, Pam and Rick Schmitmeyer of Minster, Jeff and Darla Platfoot Hilliard, Lori and Rob Cordonnier, of Russia; seven grandchildren; two sisters.
She was preceded in death by a brother.
Joseph William “Joe” Pickering, 86, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System.
He was born on July 27, 1926, in West Alexandria, the son of Karl V. and Eva G. (Roach) Pickering, who preceded him in death.
On Aug. 20, 1949, he married Joan O. Hodges, and she died on Feb. 7, 2000.
Jack L. Cramer, 77, of Wapakoneta, died at 10:45 a.m. Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.
He was born on April 2, 1935, in St. Marys, to Oscar Sr. and Helen (Taylor) Cramer who preceded him in death.
Joseph W. "Joe" Pickering, 86, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:15 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System. Arrangements are incomplete at this time at the Bayliff and Eley Funeral Home.
Helen Ralston, 98, of St. Marys, died on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at St. Marys Living Center.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
Ellen Edna Schierholt Huckriede, 87, of St. Marys, died on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Otterbein Retirement Community on Grand Lake St. Marys.
She was born on July 17, 1925, in New Bremen, the daughter of Emma (Heitman) and Frank Schierholt who preceded her in death. She was married to Earl Huckriede on Dec. 12, 1944, at St. Paul United Church of Christ in New Bremen.
Jack L. Cramer 77, of Wapakoneta died at 10:45 a.m. Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center.
Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Wapakoneta.
Richard A. Frosdick, 84, of Celina, died on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at the St. Marys Living Center.
He was born on May 19, 1928, in Oakfield, N.Y., to parents Harold and Edith (Andrews) Frosdick.
On May 24, 1986, he married Patricia (Sullivan) Lentz, who survives.
Roy E. Fradd, 96, of Maplewood, died on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Heartland of Bellefontaine.
He was born on Feb. 14, 1916, in Cedarville, to Marion and Ella (Waugh) Fradd.
On June 8, 1935, in Ironton, he married Josie E. Lambert, who died on Aug. 25, 2009.
He is survived by three daughters, Wilma “Jean” Fisher of Mesah, Ariz., Ruth Evelyn Shaw of Bellefontaine and Beulah Greenbaum of Bellefontaine; by 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 16 great-great-grandchildren.