Archive - Obituary
April 11th, 2014
Dennis D. “Denny” Lhamon, 56, of St. Marys, died at 6:20 a.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014 at his residence.
He was born on Sept. 4, 1957, in St. Marys, to Doyle M. and Doris M. (Howell) Lhamon who preceded him in death.
Collette S. Weaver, 60, of New Bremen, passed away on Friday, April 11, 2014, in Greenville.
Collette was born Aug. 29, 1953, in Greenville, to John and Marybel (Schlecty) Weaver of Versailles.
In addition to her parents, Collette is also survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Tim and Kristin Weaver of Versailles; sisters and brother-in-law, Jill Brown, of Houston, Texas, and Beth and Clayton Watkins of Wheaton, Ill.; and nieces and nephews, Alex Weaver, Molly Weaver, Tim Weaver, Sam Brown, John Brown, William Watkins and Olivia Watkins.
Nancy R. Hyll, 82, of Dayton, passed away on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.
She was born on in St. Marys, to E.B. and Lillian Hall, both of whom preceded her in death.
She is also preceded in death by her husband, Louis H. Hyll, who died in 2005, and by two sisters, Dona Corrigan and Joyce Kogge, both of St. Marys.
Nancy is survived by two daughters, Leslie Kay Hyll (Edmund Cordray) and Dona Luann Hyll, nieces Jeri Lipp, Nancy Moeller, Linda McDonald, Kris Holt and Sharon Hyll, nephew Mark Hyll and several honorary daughters and sons.
Jill A. Shepherd-Robinson, 52, of 707 Gordon Grove in St. Marys, died on Friday, March 28, 2014, at her residence.
She was born on July 4, 1961, in Richmond, Ind., to Richard and Helen (Hollopeter) Brown.
She is survived by her husband, Terry Shepherd, of Galion; two sons, Jeremy (Natasha) Robinson of Union City, Ind. and Joshua Robinson of Greenville; a grandson, Joel Robinson; two brothers, Jerry (Amanda) Brown of Oakwood and Joseph (Shana) Brown of Crab Orchard, Ky.; and a sister-in-law, Naomi Brown of Portsmouth.
Allen L. “Red” Rider, 87, of 160 Watercrest Drive, St. Marys, died at 5:15 a.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014, at his residence.
He was born on Feb. 5, 1927, the son of Levi “Bum” and Jennie (Russel) Rider.
He married Margaret Lucille Ross on June 27, 1953, in Darke County, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 27, 2012.
Rebecca “Becky” (Hale) Szanto, 66, of Celina, made her journey to God on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
Becky was born in Lima, on March 22, 1948, to the late Harry and Bertie Hale. She graduated from Lima Central Catholic in 1966. Becky married her best friend and the love her life, John A. Szanto II on Sept. 8, 1979.
Roxy Vogan, 74, of 1712 Kingsbury Drive, St. Marys, died at 8:19 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at the Celina Manor Nursing Home.
She was born on Oct. 20, 1939, in St. Marys, the daughter of Paul and Violet (Williams) Rieger.
She is survived by her two children, Jim (Freda) Vogan of Lexington, Tenn.; Lani (Steve) Byrley of Celina; by four granddaughters, Carrie Vogan, Lisa Vogan, Amy (Samuel) Bell and Traci Byrley; by a great-granddaughter, Braylee Bell.
She is also survived by her siblings, Paul Rieger of St. Marys and Denise Kohler of Wapakoneta.
R. Naomi Ginter-Huston-Longsworth, 92, of St. Marys, died at 2:30 a.m. Thursday, March 27, 2014, at St. Marys Living Center.
She was born on Sept. 30, 1921, in St. Marys, to Lawrence and Lulu (Miller) Fisher.
Linda L. Lochtefeld, 55, of New Bremen, died at 5:08 a.m. Monday, March 24, 2014, at her residence.
She was born on July 15, 1958, in St. Marys, the daughter of the late Donald and Jane (Althoff) Baxter.
On May 29, 1982, she married Joe Lochtefeld, who survives in New Bremen.
Thomas A. Smith, 90, of 307 Stinebaugh Drive in Wapakoneta, formerly of St. Marys, died at 12:26 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in the emergency department of JTDM Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on March 6, 1924, in St. Marys to Roy and Louise (Hartzog) Smith.
On Feb. 6, 1944, in Philadelphia, Pa., he married Marian I. Sprague, who died on June 24, 2013.