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March 23rd, 2012

R. Bruce Adair, 66

March 23, 2012

R. Bruce Adair, 66, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:33 a.m. Friday, March 23, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health System. 
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Wapakoneta.

Maurice Rentz, 94

March 23, 2012

Maurice Rentz, 94, of State Route 274, Chickasaw, died on Thursday, March 22, 2012, at his residence.

He was born on Feb. 14, 1918, in Chickasaw, to August and Anna (Rose) Rentz, and they preceded him in death.

He was preceded in death by seven brothers; three sisters.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Precious Blood Catholic Church in Chickasaw.

Burial will follow in Precious Blood Cemetery.

D. Wayne Kline, 89

March 23, 2012

D. Wayne Kline, 89, of Rockford, died at 3:21 a.m. Thursday, March 22, 2012, at Van Wert County Hospital.

He was born on March 3, 1923, in Liberty Township, to Henry J. Kline and Elise Sutton, and they preceded him in death.

On June 29, 1946, at the Walnut Grove Church in Ohio City, he married Lillian G. Kline, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 1.

March 22nd

Clifford W. Fisher Jr., 64

March 22, 2012

Clifford W. Fisher Jr., 64, of Celina, died at 1:28 a.m. Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at Lima Memorial Hospital in Lima.

He was born on June 14, 1947, in Wapakoneta, to Clifford Fisher Sr. and Marcella Clum, and they preceded him in death.

On June 8, 1985, he married Carol Fleck, and she survives.

He is also survived by four sons, Brian (Shannon) Fisher of Lakeland, Fla., Kevin Fisher of Celina, James (Barb) Fisher of Celina and Derrick (Andrea) Harter of Celina; a daughter, Dawn Fisher of North Port, Fla.; 18 grandchildren; one great-grandchild.

Paul R. Fortman, 90

March 22, 2012

Paul R. Fortman, 90, formerly of 14586 Ohio 66 North, St. Marys, died at 10:39 a.m. Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at Otterbein — St. Marys.

He was born on Nov. 6, 1921, in St. Marys, to Frank and Alena (Gerstner) Fortman, and they preceded him in death.

On Oct. 28, 1948, in Celina, he married Florence A. Miller, and she preceded him in death on Oct. 28, 1986.

March 21st

Michael J. Schulze, 58

March 21, 2012

Michael J. Schulze, 58, of Beavercreek, died on Saturday, March 17, 2012, while mountain bike riding at Huffman Park in Fairborn.

He was born on Sept. 18, 1953, in Coldwater, to Richard and Agnes (Hausfeld) Schulze, and they survive in Maria Stein.

His life partner since 1977 and wife Jacqueline (Robinson) were married on Nov. 12, 1990, and she survives in Beavercreek.

Maryhelen “Mari” Dorfmeier, 85

March 21, 2012

Maryhelen “Mari” Dorfmeier, 85, a resident of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, formerly of Randolph Township in Montgomery County, died at 3:30 a.m. Saturday, March 3, 2012, at Otterbein St. Marys.

She was born on Jan. 4, 1927, in Carroll County, the daughter of Raymond and Helen (Armstrong) Roudebush, and they preceded her in death.

On June 9, 1947, in Carrollton, she married William Dorfmeier, and he preceded her in death on March 14, 2003.

Almeda Mae Spriggs, 85

March 21, 2012

Almeda Mae Spriggs, 85, of 233 Jill Ave., Celina, died at 3:40 p.m. Monday, March 19, 2012, at Celina Manor Nursing Home in Celina.

She was born on Aug. 21, 1926, in Tipton, Ind., to Harley and Mary (Davis) Rosa, and they preceded her in death.

On June 21, 1947, she married Rex Spriggs, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 15, 1993.

Almeda is survived by her son, Michael (Barbara) Spriggs of Coldwater; a daughter, Melissa (Ron) Luebke of Celina; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her three sisters.

March 20th

Almeda Mae Spriggs, 85

March 20, 2012

Almeda Mae Spriggs, 85, of 233 Jill Ave., Celina, died at 3:40 p.m. Monday, March 19, 2012, at Celina Manor Nursing Home in Celina.

She was born on Aug. 21, 1926, in Tipton, Ind., to Harley and Mary (Davis) Rosa, and they preceded her in death.

Almeda is survived by her son, Michael (Barbara) Spriggs of Coldwater; her daughter, Melissa (Ron) Luebke of Celina; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three sisters.

Mark Andrew Miller, 65

March 20, 2012

Mark Andrew Miller, 65, of 3278 Slavik Road, Coldwater, died at 6:04 a.m. Monday, March 19, 2012, at the Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater.

He was born on May 19, 1946, in Celina, to William John and Olivia Ann (Schoen) Miller, and they preceded him in death.

On July 7, 1979, he married Marcia K. Knapp, and she survives in Coldwater.

He is also survived by his son, Brad (Nicole) Miller of Columbus; a daughter, Marisa (Todd) Marquis of Fort Worth, Texas; three brothers; three sisters; two sisters-in-law.

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