Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Linda J. Burd, 63, of 1730 Celina Road, Lot 24, died at 11:13 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at St. Ritas Medical Center, Lima.
She was born on Jan. 23, 1950, in Celina, the daughter of Robert Shoe and Jane Chilcoat Kiefer.
She married Harry “Butch” Burd Jr. on Nov. 21, 1970. He survives at the residence.
She is also survived by her daughter, Karen (Tim) Bowling of St. Marys; by two grandsons, Matthew Bowling of St. Marys; Ryan (and friend Shanen Craft) Bowling of St. Marys.
Lewis G. Meeker, 57, of 127 W. Madison St. in St. Marys, died on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at his residence.
He was born on Dec. 3, 1956, in Lima, to Lewis B. and Thelma (Figley) Meeker.
Survivors include a son, Joshua Meeker of St. Marys; two granddaughters, Reanna Meeker and Tayla Meeker; two brothers, Shane Meeker of Tulsa, Okla. and Shawn (Peg) Meeker of St. Marys; a sister, Kay (Bruce) Menchofer of St. Marys; numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis and Thelma Meeker.
Hilda M. Street, 92, formerly of 225 S. Pear St. in St. Marys, died at 5:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at Otterbein, St. Marys.
She was born on Aug. 21, 1921, in Houston, to Wilfred and Mary (Schmidt) Marchal.
On May 21, 1946, in Dayton, she married Ernest Street, who died on Sept. 27, 1987.
Donald Lee Gehle, 75, of New Bremen, died at 4:20 a.m. Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at his residence.
He was born on June 12, 1938, in Coldwater, to the late Henry and Josephine (Ables) Gehle.
On Aug. 24, 1963, he married Rita Ann Mueller, who died on June 13, 1979.
On Nov. 23, 1990, he married Judy (Grogean) Schaefer, who survives in New Bremen.
Marjorie A. Hoying, 85, formerly of Luthman Road, Minster, died on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at Dorothy Love Retirement Community, Sidney.
She was born on May 31, 1928, in Russia, to the late Albert and the late Eva (Didier) Monnin. She married Paul F. Hoying on Aug. 25, 1848, in Russia. He preceded her in death on May 28, 2008.
Cindy L. Bonifas, 58, of 917 Hager St. in St. Marys, died at 1:40 a.m. Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at her residence.
She was born on Sept. 13, 1955, in St. Marys, to Bevan and Laura (Chilcoat) Ellis.
On June 6, 1975, in St. Marys, she married Roger L. Bonifas, who survives.
Rose Marie Wehmeyer, 89, of New Bremen, died at 11:15 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at the Otterbein Retirement Community of St. Marys.
She was born on April 29, 1924, north of St. Marys. She was the daughter of Harry and Minnie (Coil) Schamp.
Deanna R. Kuzmyn, 76, of 232 Marsh Drive, St. Marys, died at 11:15 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.
She was born on Aug. 10,1937, in Hamilton, the daughter of Raymond and Dorothy (Wilson) Hogan.
She married Alexander Kuzmyn on May 26, 1979, and he survives at the residence.
She is survived by her three children, Daniel (Sarah) Leugers of Fort Loramie, Richard (Debrah) Leugers of Celina and Michael (Rosalind) Leugers of St. Marys; by 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren.
Cindy Bonifas, 58, of St. Marys died on Friday Sept. 27, 2013 at her residence.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys, where a visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Roger W. Selby, 69, of 518 Locust St. in St. Marys, died at 2:04 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at St. Marys Living Center.
He was born on Oct. 3, 1947, in Montezuma, to Wilson and Lucille (Pummell) Selby.
On April 24, 1965, at First Baptist Church in St. Marys, he married Donna L. Zimmerman, who survives.
He is survived by three sons, Brian (Tammy) Selby of St. Marys, Brad (Jill) Selby of New Bremen and Brent (Shannon) Selby of Winfield, Tenn.; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.