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March 20th

James R. “Jim” Donart, 71

March 20, 2014

James R. “Jim” Donart, 71, of Albuquerque, N.M., went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 16, 2014.

Jim was born in Lima, to Wilfred and Doris Donart.

He was a graduate of Bowling Green State University. Jim entered the U.S. Air Force, where he honorably served for 21 years. After retirement, he taught science for more than 20 years in the Rio Rancho Public Schools.

Jim was a long-time member of Sagebrush Community Church, where he served in multiple ministries. His greatest joys in life were God and family.

March 14th

Cara Ann Young, 47

March 14, 2014

Cara Ann Young, 47, passed away peacefully at her residence, 814 Coligny Drive, St. Marys, on Thursday, March 13, 2014, after a battle with cardiac amyloidosis.

She was born on Feb. 18, 1967, in Sidney, to Vernon J. and Madonna C. (Post) Huber, and both survive in Maria Stein.

She married William A. Young on April 27, 1995, and he survives at the residence.

Janet E. Thompson-Steen, 75

March 14, 2014

Janet E. Thompson-Steen, 75, of 134 LeBlond St., Celina, died at 3:12 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at the Celina Manor Nursing Home after a short illness.

She was born on Sept. 5, 1938, in Piqua, the daughter of William and Nellie (Davidson) Prasuhn.

She married John “Jack” Steen on April 18, 1994, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 1, 2011.

Cara Young, 47

March 14, 2014

Cara Young, 47, died on March 13, 2014, at her residence, 814 Colingy Drive, St. Marys.

She was born on Feb. 18, 1967, in Sidney, to Vernon J. and Madonna C. (Post) Huber, and both survive in Maria Stein.

She married William A. Young on April 27, 1995, and he survives at the residence.

March 13th

Heather R. McCormick, 40

March 13, 2014

Heather R. McCormick, 40, died on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at Harris Road and Ohio 29, in a traffic accident.

She was born on Sept. 26, 1973, in Van Wert County, to parents Terry and Sharon Boroff Williams, both of whom survive in Celina.

On May 18, 1996, she married Durand McCormick, who survives.

Palmer Halbert, 86

March 13, 2014

Palmer Halbert, 86, of 328 Oliver St., St. Marys, died on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.

He was born on July 26, 1927, in Salisbury, Ky., the son of Garner and Nannie (Stewart) Halbert.

He married Nannie Foster on April 19, 1947, in Paintsville, Ky., and she survives at the residence.

He is survived by his four children, Pam (Byron) Chivington of St. Marys, Paula Peters of Kettering, Wanda Sawmiller of St. Marys, Warren (Michelle) Halbert of St. Marys.

Avelene Louise Metzger, 91

March 13, 2014

Avelene Louise Metzger, 91, of rural Wapakoneta, died at 10:12 a.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at her residence, surrounded by her family.  

She was born on May 12, 1922, in Waynesfield, the daughter of Harrison Guy and Glenna Irene (Hefner) Gossard, who preceded her in death.  

On May 2, 1943, she married Amos Howard Wilson, who died in 1944, serving in World War II.  

Then on May 12, 1948, she married Chester Lee Metzger, and he died on April 26, 1991.

March 12th

Richard A. “Rick” Moon III, 36

March 12, 2014

Richard A. “Rick” Moon III,  36, of 07507 Washington Pike, St. Marys, died on Sunday, March 9, 2014, near his home on Washington Pike.

He was born on Feb. 26, 1978, in St. Marys, the son of Richard and Cheryl (Carpenter) Moon.

He married Michelle Kittel on Oct. 25, 2008, and she survives in New Knoxville.

Donald L. “Mick” McDermitt, 81

March 12, 2014

Donald L. “Mick” McDermitt, 81, of St. Marys, died at 2:30 a.m. Thursday, March 6, 2014, at Lima Memorial Hospital after a long battle with leukemia.

He was born on Aug. 31, 1932, in New Bremen, the son of Clarence “Shorty” and Cordelia (Quellhorst) McDermitt.

Don graduated from St. Marys Memorial High School in 1950. He enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1952 and served four years. After his military time, he worked as a mechanic at Dull’s Texaco Service Station.

Thomas L. Gabel, 82

March 12, 2014

Thomas L. Gabel, 82, formerly of New Knoxville, died on Sunday, March 15, 2014, at Gulfside Regional Hospice in Zephyrhills, Fla.

He was born on Jan. 9, 1932, in Columbus, to William Henry and Ruth (McPherson) Gabel.

On Jan. 31, 1953, in Washington, D.C., he married Gloria June McHugh, who died on Jan. 2, 2000.

He later married Ruth Hildreth in 2001, who survives in Columbus.

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