Archive - Obituary
June 17th, 2014
Claude Edward Heintz, 73, of Lakeview, passed away on Sunday, June 15, 2014, at Dublin Methodist Hospital in Dublin.
Claude was born on Feb. 8, 1941, near Jackson Center, to the late Claude O. and Ruth A. Thompson Heintz.
On Dec. 3, 1966, he married the former Sylvia “Peach” Carter, and she preceded him in death on Jan. 11, 2006.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Carol Shaffer, three brothers, Paul, Roger and Loren and a brother-in-law, Jack Shaffer.
Julia Swanson Woods, 67, of 605 Royal Oak Drive, St. Marys and formerly of Englewood, Fla., died at 12:05 p.m. Friday, June 13, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on Sept. 6, 1946, in Toledo, the daughter of Henry and Barbara (Stone) Swanson.
She married Edward Lee Woods on Nov. 16, 1969, in Huntington, W.Va., and he preceded her in death on Nov. 13, 2012.
Susan Marie Walker, 56, of Knox, Ind., passed away on Sunday, June 1, 2014.
She was born on Dec. 12, 1957, in Dayton, to Walter and Rita (Axe) Miley.
Susan attended Valparaiso University and Bethel College receiving a BSN in nursing. She had been a longtime employee at Starke Memorial Hospital in Knox, Ind., as a trauma care nurse and had also worked as a surgical nurse and critical care nurse.
Eileen M. Boerger, 88, of New Bremen, died at 6:12 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at the Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on May 26, 1926, in Newport, the daughter of John and Mary (Moorman) Perin.
On Nov. 25, 1948, she married Ralph Boerger who survives in New Bremen.
Verona C. Reineke, 80, of New Bremen died at 7:44 p.m. Monday, June 9, 2014, at her residence after a short battle with pancreatic cancer.
She was born on April 14, 1934, in New Bremen to the late Alfred and Helen (Fark) Sudman. On Nov. 17, 1956, she married Elwood Reineke in Kettlersville, and he preceded her in death in May 1979.
Survivors include her children Steve and Karen Reineke, of Piqua, Larry Reineke, of Sidney, and Julie and Rob Countryman, of Mason, eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and a sister, Ruth and Bob Koverman of Troy.
Connie S. Yahl, 67, of 02764 Salem Noble Road, St. Marys, died at 7:53 p.m. Sunday, June 8, 2014, at her residence, following a brief illness.
She was born on Aug. 8, 1946, in Sidney, the daughter of Clifford and Mildred (Stiles) Elsass.
She married Joseph J. Yahl on June 17, 1967, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Marys, and he survives at the residence.
Nadine Sanders, 66, of 03634 Glynwood Road in St. Marys, died at 12:38 p.m. Friday, June 6, 2014, at IU-Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, Ind.
She was born on Feb. 29, 1948, in Martin, Ky., to Aaron and Elizabeth “Betty” (Hicks) Tuttle.
On Nov. 21, 1985, in St. Marys, she married Ralph E. Sanders, who survives.
David W. Hawkey, 58, of 01939 Feeder Road in St. Marys, died on Monday, June 2, 2014, at OSU/Wexner Medical Center in Columbus.
He was born on Sept. 20, 1955, in St. Marys, to Orville and Betty (Slemmons) Hawkey.
On July 16, 1988, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Marys, he married Ann M. Jones, who survives.
Leo J. Tebbe, 85, of 00995 Southland Road in rural New Bremen, died at 6:40 p.m. Monday, June 2, 2014, in the emergency department of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on Aug. 20, 1928, in Glynwood, to William and Mary (Kramer) Tebbe.
On April 25, 1953, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Marys, he married Mary A. Craft, who survives.
Wilfred J. Klenke, 91, of Coldwater, died on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at Briarwood Village.
He was born on June 2, 1922, in St. Henry to the late Norbert and Victoria (Thobe) Klenke.
He married Frances (Selhorst) on Sept. 4, 1948, in Carthagena and she survives in Coldwater.