Archive - 2014 - Obituary
Norman G. “Ez” Wierwille, 80, of 310 S. East St., New Knoxville, died at 7:35 p.m. Thursday, June 19, 2014, at St. Ritas Medical Center, Lima.
He was born on Jan. 1, 1934, in New Knoxville, the son of Ezra and Lenora (Katterheinrich) Wierwille.
He married Lillian Schroer on Sept. 4, 1954, at the First United Church of Christ in New Knoxville, and she survives at the residence.
Patricia A. Mangum, 67, of Florence, S.C., passed away on June 9, 2014.
She was born on Aug. 1, 1946, in Celina, to the late Kenneth and Garnet Rodeheffer. She was a graduate of New Knoxville High School, Class of 1964.
She was married to Richard Westefeld, who passed away in January 1997. She later married Charles Mangum, who passed away in July 2013.
William L. Warren, 79, of St. Marys, died suddenly on Thursday, June 19, 2014, at his residence.
He was born on Aug. 23, 1934, in Adams County, the son of James and Judy (Higginbotham) Warren.
He married Wanda Beers on July 25, 1959, and she preceded him in death on March 29, 1981.
He is survived by his two sons, Douglas Warren of St. Marys and Pastor Bob (Sheena) Warren of St. Marys, by three grandchildren, Hayden Warren, Whitney Warren and Jessica Root. He is also survived by three great-grandchildren, William Root, Matthew Root and Riley Root.
Joseph F. Voisin, 71, of 2100 Celina Road in St. Marys, died at 8:08 a.m. Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at his residence.
He was born on Dec. 31, 1942, in Mount Pleasant, Mich., to Joseph and Fetta Grace (Martin) Voisin.
On Sept. 5, 1989, in Sevierville, Tenn., he married Lana Jean Minkner-Zeigler, who survives.
Connie Lynn (Sholler) Cox, 68, of Celina, died peacefully in her sleep at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, June 15, 2014, at her daughter’s home near Wapakoneta, surrounded by her children, after a brief illness.
Connie Lynn was born on Jan. 26, 1946, in Wapakoneta, the oldest of six children, to the late Helen Mae (Sholler) Gallimore.
William Bert Pack, 68, of Anna, died at 2:29 p.m. Sunday, June 15, 2014, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born on Sept. 13, 1945, in Omar, W.Va., the son of Wiley and Sarah (Prater) Pack, who preceded him in death.
Betty A. Link, 81, of Fort Recovery, died on Monday, June 16, 2014, at Elmwood Communities in New Bremen.
She was born on Nov. 21, 1932, in Darke County, to the late John and Erta (Keefauver) White.
On Feb. 7, 1959, she married Gustave Link in Greenville. He preceded her in death on May 9, 2013.
Claude Edward Heintz, 73, of Lakeview, passed away on Sunday, June 15, 2014, at Dublin Methodist Hospital in Dublin.
Claude was born on Feb. 8, 1941, near Jackson Center, to the late Claude O. and Ruth A. Thompson Heintz.
On Dec. 3, 1966, he married the former Sylvia “Peach” Carter, and she preceded him in death on Jan. 11, 2006.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Carol Shaffer, three brothers, Paul, Roger and Loren and a brother-in-law, Jack Shaffer.
Julia Swanson Woods, 67, of 605 Royal Oak Drive, St. Marys and formerly of Englewood, Fla., died at 12:05 p.m. Friday, June 13, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on Sept. 6, 1946, in Toledo, the daughter of Henry and Barbara (Stone) Swanson.
She married Edward Lee Woods on Nov. 16, 1969, in Huntington, W.Va., and he preceded her in death on Nov. 13, 2012.
Susan Marie Walker, 56, of Knox, Ind., passed away on Sunday, June 1, 2014.
She was born on Dec. 12, 1957, in Dayton, to Walter and Rita (Axe) Miley.
Susan attended Valparaiso University and Bethel College receiving a BSN in nursing. She had been a longtime employee at Starke Memorial Hospital in Knox, Ind., as a trauma care nurse and had also worked as a surgical nurse and critical care nurse.