Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Vonnie G. (Finke) Martin, 70, of 1201 W. High St., was called home while surrounded by loved ones in the home of her daughter at 11:45 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, 2013.
It was the end of a rapid and progressive battle of cancer but a new beginning of pain-free eternal happiness and where she shall wait for her loved ones.
Fred Stanley Holec, 73, died on Oct. 6, 2013, at Coastal Carolina Hospital after several months recovering from esophageal cancer.
He was born in Elyria, on April 22, 1940, to the late Fred Joseph Holec and Rose Frances Holec.
Mr. Holec graduated from Elyria High School in 1958.
He received a bachelor of science degree in pharmacy from Ohio Northern University College of Pharmacy in Ada in 1962.
Evelyn R. Burger, 87, of 808 Hackney St. in St. Marys, died 8 a.m. Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, at her residence.
She was born on Aug. 5, 1926, in Celina, to Harold and Margaret (Lehman) Bender.
On Dec. 20, 1947, in Celina, she married Leo “Jack” Burger, who died on Oct. 25, 1985.
Dianna J. Bell, 75, of Cridersville, died at 1:03 a.m. Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System following a short illness.
She was born on Dec. 31, 1937, in Lima, a daughter of Richard C. and Margaret Eva Shinaberry Davisson, who are deceased.
Her stepmother, Clara Davisson, and her stepfather, Benton Carper, are also deceased.
On Sept. 4, 1955, she married Truman J. Bell, who survives in Cridersville.
Israel B. Menuez, 40, of Warren, and formerly of Millersburg and Celina, died on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Norma (Rutschilling) Huelskamp, 91, died on Oct. 6, 2013, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
She was born on Aug. 23, 1922, in Cassella, to the late Lawrence and the late Rose (Henke) Rutschilling.
She married Roman B. Huelskamp on June 5, 1943, and he preceded her in death on July 27, 1998.
James F. “Fred” Critten, 94, formerly of St. Marys, passed away at 8:15 p.m. Oct. 4, 2013, at his residence in Lexington, Ky.
He was born on Aug. 10, 1919, in St. Marys, the son of Frederick and Louise (Beckman) Critten, both of whom preceded him in death.
On Sept. 18, 1942, he married Elizabeth “Betty” Bernhold and she preceded him in death on Jan. 6, 1996.
He is survived by two daughters, Kathy Archuleta of Chatham, Ill. and Connie Ecabert of Lexington, Ky.; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.
Donna Marie Bailey, 59, of Celina, passed away on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at her residence.
She was born on Dec. 31, 1953, in Caribou, Maine, the daughter of the late Delmer Tracy and Beatrice Hardgrove Nadeau.
She married Charles Bailey on July 26, 1996, and he survives in Celina, along with her four daughters, Pauletta Bricker of Minster; Mary Ann (Danny) Maggiore of North Branford, Conn.; Nicole Ferraiolo of Fort Wayne, Ind. and Danielle Sanning of Austin, Minn.; 12 grandchildren; five brothers and sisters.
Mary A. Kriegel, 90, of Celina, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at the Gardens at Celina.
She was born on Feb. 16, 1923, in Trinity, Ind., the daughter of Henry and Frances (Hess) Muhlenkamp.
She married Howard F. Wagner on Jan. 26, 1944, and he preceded her in death on April 24, 1965.
On Oct. 31, 1969, she married Edward J. Kriegel, and he also preceded her in death on April 8, 2010.
Michael W. Schaeufele, 65, formerly of St. Marys, passed away at noon Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at his residence in Minster.
He was born on JMichael W. Schaeufele, 65, formerly of St. Marys, passed away at noon Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at his residence in Minster.
He was born on Jan. 2, 1948, in Cleveland, to Alfred and Naomi (Preston)Schaeufele.
On Oct. 9, 2004, he married Linda (Morrow) Schaeufele; she survives at the residence in Minster.