Archive - Obituary
August 24th, 2012
Robert E. “Red” Katterhenry, 87, of 1242 Quail Run, Wapakoneta, died at 11:26 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on Dec. 25, 1924, in Wapakoneta, the son of Gus and Daisy (DeLong) Katterhenry, and they preceded him in death.
On Jan. 9, 1945, he married Anna Hay, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 12, 2004.
Virginia R. Hegemier, 83, of 18590 State Route 29, New Knoxville, died at 8:05 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community.
She was born on May 3, 1929, in St. Marys, the daughter of William and Tessa (Vogel) Glass, and they preceded her in death.
On Nov. 2, 1947, she married David Hegemier, and he preceded her in death on July 4, 2011.
Jamie Lynn Rammel, 27, of Celina, died on Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater.
She was born on Dec. 10, 1984, in Coldwater, to Richard “Ralf” Rammel and Dona J. (Goodwin) Kaler, and her father survives in Celina. Her mother and stepfather, Paul Kaler, survive in Camp Hill, Pa.
She is also survived by her life partner, Ian Hemmelgarn of Celina; a son, Brandon Hemmelgarn of Celina; two daughters, Lillian Hemmelgarn of Celina and Taylor Hemmelgarn of Celina; two brothers; a sister; four nieces and nephews.
Rex Laffin, 60, formerly of St. Marys, died on Saturday, July 14, 2012, in Naples, Fla.
He was born on Nov. 1, 1951, in Celina, to Orville and Maxine (Goodwin) Laffin, and they preceded him in death.
He is survived by a daughter, Kelly (Dave) Kiefer of St. Marys; a son, Erik Laffin of St. Marys; four grandchildren; five siblings, Connie (Harold) Nance of Cincinnati, Bill (Beverly) Laffin of Wapakoneta, Karen (Billy) Smith of Naples, Fla., Rebecca Matthews of Naples, Fla., and Kim Laffin of Lima; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Esta Mae Colwell, 92, of Mendon, died on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at her daughter’s residence.
She was born on Oct. 3, 1919, in Yerkes, Ky., to Sam and Para Lee (Caldwell) Colwell, and they preceded her in death.
On Sept. 25, 1936, she married Hershel Colwell, and he preceded her in death on May 22, 1997.
Mary L. Herzog, 41, of 220 Beech St., St. Marys, died at 5:25 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical center in Lima.
She was born on May 22, 1971, in Defiance, to John Henry and Arbutis Mary (Gayheart) Walter.
Edna M. Lampert, 86, of New Bremen, died at 5:27 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at the Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton of a sudden illness.
She was born on April 20, 1926, in Cranberry Prairie, the daughter of Joseph and Philomenia (Huwer) Quinter, and they preceded her in death.
On June 7, 1947, she married Thomas A. Lampert, and he preceded her in death on April 6, 2003.
Doris Aileen Barber, 92, of Delaware, formerly of Celina, died at 8:10 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at Wintersong Village Nursing Home of Delaware.
She was born on Aug. 14, 1919, in Mendon, to Robert and Bertha (Banter) Barber, and they preceded her in death.
Doris is survived by her sister; two sisters-in-law; four nieces.
She was preceded in death by three brothers; a brother-in-law.
Myron “Sam” Katterheinrich, 86, of 216 W. Spring St., New Knoxville, died suddenly at 11:24 a.m. Monday, Aug., 13, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born on Oct. 17, 1925, in New Knoxville, the son of Samuel and Ida (Schultz) Katterheinrich, and they preceded him in death.
He married Joanne Koenig on Aug. 23, 1947, and she survives at the residence.
Eleanor L. Wolfe, 91, formerly of 402 S. Main St., New Knoxville, died on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at Cridersville Health Care Center.
She was born on June 4, 1921, in Kenmore, the daughter of Ausker and Mary (Brant) Imler, and they preceded her in death.
On June 2, 1943, she married Dr. Herbert S. Wolfe, while he was preparing for duty as a medical officer in World War II. Herbert preceded her in death in 2002.