Archive - Obituary
August 6th, 2012
Wayne Heindel, 75, of Rockford, died at 5:50 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, at Van Wert County Hospital, Van Wert, of natural causes.
He was born on March 7, 1937, in Celina, to Ted Heindel and Lucille Hone, who preceded him in death. On June 21, 1959, he married Dories Heidt, who survives him.
He is also survived by a son, Allen (Mary) Heindel of Celina; a daughter, Alane (Nick) Johnson of New Haven, Ind.; a brother, Keith (Crista) Heindel of Celina; a sister, Geraldine (James) Miracle of Celina; four grandchildren; eight great-granchildren.
Joan Groff, 92, formerly of North Star, died on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012 at Rest Haven Nursing Home in Greenville.
She was born on Jan. 5, 1920, in North Star, to Leo and Zita (Grilliot) Stammen, and they preceded her in death.
On May 17, 1941, she married Val Groff, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 28, 1995.
Clyde M. Hirn, 73, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, surrounded by family and friends.
Mr. Hirn was born on Dec. 5, 1938, in Mendon, to Ernest and Inez Hirn, and they preceded him in death.
Jane Elliott Weimer, 93, of St. Marys, died at 3:15 a.m. Thursday, July 26, 2012.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Meyer Community Room at Otterbein St. Marys.
Visitation will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at Otterbein St. Marys.
Arrangements are being handled by Hanson-Neely Funeral Home in Ada and are incomplete at this time.
Raymond G. “Junior” Goetz Jr., 87, of Spencerville, died at 6:15 a.m. Monday, July 30, 2012, at his residence surrounded by his loving family, following a short illness.
He was born on March 31, 1925, in Jennings Township, Van Wert County, the son of Raymond C. and Jessie M. Gilbert Goetz, and they preceded him in death. His stepfather, Emlyn O. Jones, also preceded him in death.
On May 11, 1946, he married C. Annette Kohlhorst, and she preceded him in death on Dec. 31, 2009.
Robert C. Cisco Sr., 87, of St. Marys, died at 2:30 p.m. Monday, July 30, 2012, surrounded by his family.
He was born on Jan. 11, 1925, in Allen County, to O.V. Bud and Mary “Mollie” (Sherer) Cisco, and they preceded him in death.
On Aug. 22, 1945, he married Elnora Weyant, and she survives. They were together for almost 67 years.
Joe R. Pepple, 86, died at 4:05 p.m. Monday, July 30, 2012, at Otterbein Cridersville.
He was born on Oct. 1, 1925, in Union Township, Auglaize County, to Colby William and Gladys Irene (Day) Pepple, and they preceded him in death.
On Nov. 21, 1946, in Pandora, he married Agnes S. Burry, and she survives in Waynesfield.
Thomas H. Weimert, 80, of 1140 S. Knoxville Ave., St. Marys, died at 3:04 a.m. Friday, July 27, 2012.
He was born on Nov. 22, 1931, in Wapakoneta, to Carl and Rosella (Meyer) Weimert, and they preceded him in death.
On Aug. 25, 1984, he married Doris (Williams) Weimert, and she preceded him in death on Sept. 9, 2000.
Harold “Gene” Hunsaker, 77, of 04249 Frahm Pike, rural Celina, died at 10:40 p.m. Thursday, July 26, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on Oct. 18, 1934, in Celina, to John J. and Nevilla (Apgar) Hunsaker, and they preceded him in death.
On July 3, 1952, in St. Marys, he married Helen E. “Sis” Bowers, and she survives.
Lester Young, 74, of Celina, died at 10:25 a.m. Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at the Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford.
He was born on May 11, 1938, in Jennings County, Ind., to Ernest Young and Mable Simmons, and they preceded him in death.
On Dec. 29, 1988, he married Norma Combs, and she survives.
He is also survived by a son, Thomas Leighty of Savanna, Ga.; a daughter, Melissa (Bob) Lacey of Fayetteville, N.C.; a brother; two sisters; two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.