Archive - Feb 2014 - Obituary
Robert R. Beckett, 58, of Middletown, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at his residence.
He was born on Sept. 14, 1955, in St. Marys, to Paul and Dixie (Thompson) Beckett.
Charles W. Waesch, 82, of St. Marys, died at 2:22 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014,at the Golden Living Center – Valley of St. Marys.
He was born on May 19, 1931, near St. Marys.
He was the son of Irvin and Alma (Dicke) Waesch.
Survivors include his brother, James (Judy) Waesch and his sister, Mary (Paul Henning) Maurer, both of St. Marys.
Bernard J. Hemmelgarn, 97, formerly of East Sixth St., Minster, died on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at Elmwood Assisted Living in New Bremen.
He was born on Jan. 16, 1917, in Cranberry Prairie, to the late Charles and Philomena (Goettemoeller) Hemmelgarn.
He married Alvina M. Overman on June 17, 1939, at St. John Catholic Church, Maria Stein.
She preceded him in death on June 20, 2009.
Doris Ann McConnell, 81, of 206 College St., Coldwater, and formerly of Moulton, died at 4:34 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Coldwater.
She was born on Oct. 26, 1932, in Moulton, the daughter of Harold and Grace (Line) Hobler.
She married Joseph Robert McConnell on Oct. 20, 1956, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Moulton, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 1, 2000.
H. Jeffrey Harrod, 44, died on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at his residence.
He was born on Feb. 17, 1970, in Lima, the son of Harold “Barney” and Julie (Setser) Harrod. His parents survive in Wapakoneta.
On April 21, 1990, he married Barbara J. Horman, and she survives.
Clarence U. Barhorst, 79, of Botkins, died at 4:33 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, 2013, at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney.
He was born on April 15, 1934, in Minster, the son of August and Mary (Herbert) Barhorst, who preceded him in death.
On Nov. 19, 1955, he married Shirley A. Nuss, and she died on Nov. 27, 1998.
Donald L. Brunswick, 85, of Egypt, died at 12:45 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at Wilson Memorial Hospital.
He was born on June 25, 1928, in Chickasaw, to the late Ferdinand and Francis (Heitbrink) Brunswick.
Lynn E. Wibbeler, 56, of 03251 Clover Four Road, New Bremen, died at 6:27 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima, following an extended illness.
She was born on April 25, 1957, in St. Marys, the daughter of Melvin and Velma (Bohannon) Hamp.
She married Gregg Wibbeler on Jan. 4, 1985, and he survives at the residence.
She is also survived by two daughters, Kara (John) Timm of Rockvale, Tenn; Liza (Andrew) Richardson of St. Marys; by two grandchildren, Chase Timm and Kaya Richardson and by numerous nieces and nephews.
Ralph W. Smith Jr., 83, of 1704 Fenway Court in St. Marys, died on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at Kindred Hospital in Lima.
He was born on Sept. 10, 1931 in Neptune, to Ralph and Nora (Rutledge) Smith Sr.
On Aug. 20, 1982, in Wapakoneta, he married Betty J. Jones, who survives.
Werner J. Bruggeman, 88, of Erie Drive, Maria Stein, passed away of natural causes on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, at Celina Manor, in Celina.
He was born on Dec. 13, 1925, in Coldwater, to the late Edward and Catherine (Buening) Bruggeman.
On April 18, 1951, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in McCartyville, Werner married Dolores (Barhorst) Bruggeman, who survives.