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July 25th, 2012

Florence Paulus, 85

July 25, 2012

Florence Paulus, 85, of Celina, died at 4:23 a.m. Sunday, July 22, 2012, at the Gardens of Celina.

She was born on Dec. 5, 1926, in St. Henry, to James Clifford Jacobs and Mary Louise Rafferty, and they preceded her in death.

In April 1980, she married Norbert Paulus, and he preceded her in death.

Raymond H. Poppe, 92

July 25, 2012

Raymond H. Poppe, 92, formerly of Botkins, passed away at 2:30 p.m. Monday, July 23, 2012, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Home, 11300 Circle Drive, St. Marys.

Raymond was born on Sept. 22, 1919, in Clay County, Ark., the son of August and Rosa (Leirer) Poppe, and they preceded him in death.  

On Nov. 23, 1946, he married Estella Sweetman, and she passed away on Oct. 12, 1994.

July 23rd

Karen R. Pack, 65

July 23, 2012

Karen R. Pack, 65, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:26 p.m. Friday, July 20, 2012, at the St. Rita’s Medical Center.  

She was born on May 3, 1947, in Lima, the daughter of John U. and Betty (Kimmel) Martin Sr., and they preceded her in death.  

Zoe Grace Parker, 96

July 23, 2012

Zoe Grace Parker, 96, formerly of  1903 Kimberly Drive, St. Marys, a resident of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, died at 1:20 a.m. Sunday, July 22, 2012, at Otterbein St. Marys.

She was born on Jan. 12, 1916, in Leipsic, the daughter of Roy and Mary (Zerbach) David, and they preceded her in death.

She married Robert D. Parker on Nov. 19, 1939, and he preceded her in death on April 1, 1981.

July 20th

Laverta E.W. Scheer, 94

July 20, 2012

Laverta E.W. Scheer, 94, formerly of New Bremen and a resident of the Otterbein Retirement Community of St. Marys for the past eight years, died at 10:18 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, 2012,  at Otterbein.

Vivian A. Gilbert, 69

July 20, 2012

Vivian A. Gilbert, 69, of 409 Webb St., St. Marys, died at 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at her residence.

She was born on May 13, 1943, in Mercer County.

On June 27, 1970, she married Johnny “Gene” Gilbert, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 11, 2000.

July 19th

Michael P. Grove, 70

July 19, 2012

Michael P. Grove, 70, of Wapakoneta, died on  Tuesday, July 17, 2012, in Allen County, where he was working on the Miami and Erie Canal restoration.  

He was born on March 21, 1942, in Zanesville, the son of Gene and June (Pierce) Grove, and they preceded him in death.

On Sept. 29, 1979, he married Anne M. Heil, and she survives.

July 12th

Jill Louise Dougall, 52

July 12, 2012

Jill Louise Dougall, 52, of 2301 Lexington Ave., Building 108, Apt. 1B, Elkhart, Ind., died suddenly at 10:54 p.m. Monday, July 9, 2012, at Elkhart General Hospital, Elkhart, Ind.

She was born on Dec. 17,1959, in Elkhart, Ind., the daughter of Charles and Shirley (Miller) Sumpter, and they preceded her in death.

On July 18, 1997, she married Scott Dougall, and he survives at the residence.

July 6th

Lloyd L. “Bud” Mathwig Jr., 67

July 6, 2012

Lloyd L. “Bud” Mathwig Jr., 67, of Lima, died at 6:17 a.m. Friday, July 6, 2012, at his residence.

He was born on Oct. 7, 1944, in Caliente, Nev., to Lloyd L. “Matt” Sr. and Rose (Smith) Mathwig, who preceded him in death.

On May 20, 2003, he married his high school sweetheart and soulmate Dona Custer in Gatlinburg, Tenn., after a 26-year separation. She survives in Lima.

July 5th

Norma J. Purpus, 85

July 5, 2012

Norma J. Purpus, 85, of North Garfield Street, Minster, died at 6:11 a.m. Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at her residence.

She was born on Dec. 11, 1926, in Minster, to Julius and Nora (Ritter) Woehrmyer, and they preceded her in death.

On April 12, 1947, at St. Augustine Church in Minster, she married Theodore “Ted” Purpus, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 20, 2007.  

She is survived by her children, Nancy (Tim) Jay, Don Purpus and Jay (Renee) Purpus, all of Minster; nine grandchildren; her adopted family; a brother-in-law.  

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