Archive - 2014 - Obituary
Gary L. Dingledine, 55, of 669 Grove Lane, St. Marys, died on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at Lima Memorial Hospital.
He was born on March 10, 1959, in St. Marys, the son of Thomas and Patricia (Zumbroegel) Dingledine.
He is survived by his daughter, Chelsea (fiance Drew Klepinger) Dingledine of St. Marys, by a granddaughter, Kaleigh Klepinger of St. Marys, by his siblings, Dave (Sandy) Dingledine of St. Marys, Michael (Jane) Dingledine of Coldwater, Paul (Mindy) Dingledine of Celina, Mary (Mark) Cook of Springboro and by his beloved dog, Stain.
Bernice Dexter, 95, of Celina, died at 10:34 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at the Gardens of Celina.
She was born on March 22, 1919, in Celina, the daughter of Howard and Ada (Brown) Behm.
She married Robert Lloyd Grimm in 1938, and he preceded her in death in 1984. She was also preceded in death by her husband Clyde Dexter.
Jerry F. Spoon, 86, of Van Wert, died at 12:10 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at the CHP Inpatient Hospice Center in Van Wert.
He was born on July 27, 1928, in Kirby, to parents Raymond W. and Marie Elizabeth (Kuntz) Spoon.
On Dec. 27, 1946, he married Helen Maxine Bolinger at First United Methodist Church in Van Wert. She preceded him in death on Dec. 4, 2012.
Clayton Prater, 59, of 6953 State Route 219, Celina, died at 6:53 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in the emergency department of Coldwater Community Hospital.
He was born on Jan. 6, 1955, in Floyd County, Ky., the son of Douglas and Genevene (Chaffins) Prater, and they preceded him in death.
He married Cynthia Krugh on June 19, 1981, and she survives at the residence.
James A. Bernhold, 67, of 252 S. Hanover St., Minster, died at 11:45 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.
He was born on Oct. 31, 1946, in Minster, to the late Maurice and Elizabeth (Westerheide) Bernhold. He married Catherine Byron on Nov. 26, 1971, and she survives in Minster.
He is also survived by son Christopher Bernhold of Minster and daughter Katie and Jaime Murphy of Mechanicsburg, Penn.; grandchildren James; Harper and Larkin; brother Rolly and Mary Bernhold of Minster; and sister Barbara and Don Bollheimer of Minster.
Martin W. Rehmert, 81, of Centerville, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at home in the presence of his family.
Martin was born on Jan. 26, 1933, in Arcanum, to the late Walter and Eva Mae Ricker Rehmert.
Randy A. Tomberlin 59, of 617 Royal Oak Drive, St. Marys, died suddenly at 1:50 a.m. Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, in the emergency department of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born June 25, 1955, in St. Marys, the son of Don and Susan Jane (Stephenson) Tomberlin.
He married Theresa “Terri” Patterson on March 1, 1982, and she survives at the residence.
Raymond L. Trogdlon, 75, of 2100 Celina Road, St. Marys, died at 10:47 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on June 1, 1939, in Wayne County, W.Va., the son of Lafe and Louary (LeMaster) Trogdlon.
He married Altie “A.J.” Renfro, and she preceded him in death.
Jacqueline Eleanor Gerstner, 85, formerly of 704 Edward St., St. Marys, died on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Otterbein St. Marys, where she had made her home for the past 15 months.
Jackie was born on Dec. 19, 1928, in Philadelphia, Pa., the only child of Alvin and Bertice (McBride) Hencken. She grew up in the village of New Rumley, and graduated from nearby Scio High School in 1946. She earned a bachelor’s degree in social work from the Ohio State University in 1950, and worked for a year at a women’s reformatory in Pennsylvania.
Cordie Miracle, 89, of Wapakoneta, and formerly of Findlay, went home to be with our Lord on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.
Cordie was born on March 27, 1925, in Bell County, Ky., to the late George and MaryBell (Hoskins) Thompson.
She married the love of her life, Cecil A. Miracle, on Aug. 3, 1944, in St. Marys, who preceded her in death on Jan. 14, 1990.