Archive - 2013 - Obituary
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
Gerald L. Unroe, 74, of 5474 Behm Road in Celina, passed away at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at the Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on Dec. 30, 1938, in Dayton to the late Virgil and Hermina W. (Plieman) Unroe.
On Oct. 27, 1989, he married Jacqueline Burden, who lives in Celina.
Pastor Vernon W. Clausing, 80, passed away on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. Vernon was a former UCC pastor who is survived by his sons Jon (Han Soon) and Joel (Nadine); and grandchildren Madison, Lauren, Cole, Tenzin, Ashley, Sadie, and Meghan. He is further survived by his sister Ruth (Howard) Dickman; brother Lee (Sandra) Clausing; and many nieces, nephews, relatives, and dear friends.
Willard “Will” B. Evers, 62, of Maria Stein, died on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at his home. He was born on Aug. 22, 1950, in Celina, to the late Gregor and Stella (Pleiman) Evers.
He married Ellen Weitzel on Oct. 12, 1974, in Sharpsburg. She survives in Maria Stein.
Omar G. “Jeep” Patton, 69, of 674 E. Third St. Minster, died at 11 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
He was born on Aug. 29, 1943, in Sidney, to the Waldo and Thelmo (Fogt) Patton, they preceded him in death.
Rose Mary Bulcher, 90, of Russia, died at 4:20 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at Versailles Health Care Center.
She was born on June 28, 1922, to the late Clemens and Agnes (Drees) Broerman.
She married Rhomane Bulcher on June 28, 1949 in St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Osgood. He preceded her in death on Jan. 12, 2006.
Judy Mescher, 71, of Maria Stein, died on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.
She was born on Oct. 19, 1941, in St. Sebastian, to the late Clem & Marie (Sutter) Froning.
She married Urban Mescher on Feb. 16, 1963, in St. Sebastian Church and he survives in Maria Stein.