Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Michael Ray Lang, 46, of 533 N. Elizabeth St. in Lima, died at 8:40 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in the emergency department of St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born on Dec. 1, 1966, in Alexandria, Va. to Dickie and Madonna (Meade) Lang.
Survivors include his loving partner, Stacy Fisher of Lima; devoted “daughter,” Allecia Sawmiller of Lima; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dickie and Madonna Lang; maternal grandparents R. C. and Martha Meade.
Alice Louise Clayton, 55, mother, sister and soon- to-be grandma, passed away on Jan. 17, 2013, after a courageous 6-year battle with cancer.
She was born on Oct. 24, 1957, a daughter of the late Walter and Mary Gearing Scott.
She attended Moulton Elementary School and graduated from St. Marys High School in 1976 in St. Marys. She attended Lakeshore Technical College where she received her realtor’s license.
On Oct. 1, 1977, she married William Clayton, welcoming two loving sons, Jason and Christopher.
Michael R. Lang, 46, of Lima, died on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, in the emergency department of St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima. Arrangements are being completed with Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
Mary Kathryn Howe, 92, of Wapakoneta, died at 6 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Cridersville Healthcare Center.
She was born on Feb. 23, 1920, in Wapakoneta, the daughter of Clarence and Marie (Emerick) Weber.
On March 1, 1944, she married Frederick W. Howe, and he died on Jan. 15, 2013.
Surviving is a daughter, Ann (Michael) Loy of Botkins; a son, Dan Howe of Wapakoneta; a grandson, Ryan (Krystal) Loy of Wapakoneta; and two great–grandchildren, Madison and Noah Loy, also of Wapakoneta.
Paul G. Fleck, 80, of 650 Maple St. in Celina, passed away at 12:15 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at the Gardens of Celina.
He was born on July 30, 1932, in Celina, to the late Matthew and Mary (Mertz) Fleck.
On June 6, 1953, he married Rosemary Mader, who live in Celina.
Linda Diane (Smith) Stevens, 64, of 209 E. Oak St. in Celina, passed away at 4:25 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at her residence in Celina.
She was born on Oct. 12, 1948, in Evansville, Ind., to Rev. George and Joanne (Oran) Smith.
On Sept. 23, 1966, Linda married George E. Stevens Sr., who lives in Celina.
Clora G. Barker, 90, of Mendon, died on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.
She was born on April 1, 1922, in Van Wert County to Carl and Sarah (McCoy) Mohler.
On March 18, 1943, she married Charles Barker, who preceded her in death on Oct. 8, 2003.
She is survived by a daughter, Elaine (Jerry) Steiner of Mendon; two granddaughters; five great-grandsons.
She was preceded in death by a brother and sister.
Elfrieda E. Borchers, 98, of Russia, died at 10:20 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at Versailles Health Care.
She was born on Jan. 1, 1915, in Russia, to the late Leo and Margaret (Marchal) Voisard.
She married Urban F. Borchers on Oct. 30, 1937.
He preceded her in death on Feb. 15, 2008.
Mireille L. Stoker, 92, of 935 W. High Street in St. Marys, died on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, in Naperville, Ill.
She was born on Dec. 5, 1920, in Coincy, France, to Lucien and Yvonne (Cheutin) Renoit.
On Oct. 7, 1946, at the Episcopal Church in Lima, she married Milton K. Stoker, who died in 1982.
Survivors include nieces, Deborah J. Anderson and Deborah Johnson; nephew Douglas Anderson; grand-nephews Jordan, Erik, Wesley, Carl and Derek; grand-niece Christina; numerous friends and a large extended family in France.
Bertha J. (Baltes) Siegrist, 89, of 3704 State Route 127 in Celina, passed away at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at her residence.
She was born on March 28, 1923, in Versailles, to the late Leroy and Ella (Frantz) Baltes.
On July 5, 1944, she married Cletus J. Siegrist, who passed away on Nov. 12, 1987.
Survivors include her sons and daughter-in-law, David C. Siegrist of Celina, John R. and Barbara Siegrist of St. Marys, Helen and Clark Rasneor of St. Marys; four grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law; a sister and brother-in-law