Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Michael L. “Doat” Bernard, 65, of 686 Coventry Green in St. Marys, passed away peacefully, surround by his family at 5:25 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System after a short but hard-fought battle with cancer.
He was born on April 18, 1948, in St. Marys , to Charles and Mary Ann (Wehrkamp) Bernard.
He is survived by his wife of almost 43 years, Shirley A. Poeppelman, whom he married on Dec. 26, 1970, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Celina.
Marcile J. Henkener, 91, of New Knoxville, passed away on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at Friendship Village of Dublin. She had resided in Dublin for the last 12 years.
Born on May 19, 1922, on a farm near Bluffton, she was the daughter of the late Ezra Amstutz and Etta (Davidson) Amstutz.
Marcile graduated from Lima Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in 1943 and worked as a registered nurse. Her professional career included caring for wounded servicemen in Petoskey, Mich. during World War II.
Dolores C. “Dee” Fledderjohn, 78, of New Bremen, died at 4:20 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at the Elmwood Assisted Living Center of New Bremen.
She was born on June 6, 1935, in New Bremen, the daughter of Raymond and Marie (Topp) Mohrman.
Marjorie L. Wellman, 89, of New Knoxville, and a resident of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, died at 3:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at Otterbein St. Marys.
She was born on Sept. 12, 1924, in New Knoxville, the daughter of Raymond and Lenora (Doenges) Henkener.
She married Howard “Jack” Wellman on June 1, 1946, and he preceded her in death.
James L. Henschen, DVM, 74, of Westerville, died on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, after a brief illness.
He was born on May 31, 1939, in St. Marys.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Jean; daughters Jodi (Jerry) Beekman of Westerville and Jill (Michael) Tarbox of Marysville; grandchildren Jeff and Joe Beekman and Lindsay and James Tarbox; brother Danny (Mary) Henschen of Dayton; mother-in-law Lenora Gritzmaker of St. Marys.
Alvin B. Schulze, 91, of 215 Northway Drive, St. Marys, died at 6 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.
He was born on March 19, 1922, in Yorkshire, to John and Agatha (Streacker) Schulze. He married Dolores Otting on Nov. 26, 1949, and she preceded him in death on Dec. 18, 1997.
Richard Paul Watercutter, 69, of 112 Garman Ave., Celina, passed away at 11:35 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at home with his family.
He was born on Jan. 1, 1944, in Bradford, to the late Clarence “Casey” and Ellen (Snapp) Watercutter.
On June 6, 1964, he married Marilyn A. Weyandt, who lives in Celina.
Marjorie Wellman, 88, of New Knoxville, OH died early Friday September 20, 2013 at Otterbein -- St. Marys. Arrangements are being completed with the Vornholt - Miller Funeral Home in New Knoxville.
Alvin B. Schulze, 91, of St. Marys, died at 6 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at the St. Marys Living Center.
Arrangements are pending at Cisco Funeral Home in St. Marys.
Mary Alice Reid, 79, of Celina, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. She had resided in West Palm Beach, Fla. for the last 40 years.
Born on Dec. 16, 1933, in Celina, she was the daughter of the late Robert L. and Eva A. (Hill) Hole.
Mary Alice and Kenneth N. Reid were married on Nov. 8, 1970, and he survives, along with two daughters, Brinda Simmons of Piqua and Kim (Randy) Wendel of Celina; four grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and two great-grandsons.