Archive - Obituary
April 25th, 2012
Ivan M. Walters, 84, of Decatur, Ind., formerly of Van Wert, died at 10:20 a.m. Thursday, April 19, 2012, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind.
He was born on Dec. 28, 1927, in Van Wert, to Stanley Walters and Frieda Schaadt, and they preceded him in death.
On Nov. 7, 1948, he married Mary Bess Weyant, and she survives.
Jeffrey Scott Becker, 43, of Providence Village, passed away on Monday, April 23, 2012, at his residence of a heart attack.
He was born on July 5, 1968, in Celina, to Gary O. and Angie Miller Becker, and they survive him.
On March 23, 1991, he married Ann Renee Faller, and she survives him.
Rosalie V. “Rosie” Frey, 74, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:06 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born on June 17, 1937, in Rockford, the daughter of Edward F. and Ona (Piepmeyer) Hines, and they preceded her in death.
On June 14, 1958, she married Keith Garold Frey, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 2, 1984.
She is survived by a sister-in-law, Delight Hines of Tillamook, Ore.; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by three brothers; a sister; two infant sisters.
Mary Louise Stienecker, 77, of 705 Oil St., St. Marys, died at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at St. Marys Living Center.
She was born on Oct. 6, 1934, in St. Marys, to Willard H. and Vivian C. (Fischer) Stienecker, and they preceded her in death.
She is survived by two sisters, Margaret (Jerry) Baucher of Celina and Karen (Robert) Wisenborn of Celina; a sister-in-law, Norma Jean Stienecker of Montezuma.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Willard Stienecker.
Lester Willis “Pinky” Seibert, 84, of rural Spencerville, died at 6:05 p.m. Sunday, April 22, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima with his daughters at his bedside.
He was born on March 16, 1928, at his family farm in Salem Township, the son of John A. and Doris I. Mack Seibert, and they preceded him in death.
On Sept. 17, 1949, he married Rose Marie Prine, and she preceded him in death on Jan. 14, 2005.
Ronnie Joe Craft Sr., 55, of 10526 Mercer–Auglaize County Line Road, St. Marys, died at 1:15 a.m. Sunday, April 22, 2012, in the emergency department at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on Nov. 13, 1956, in Dayton, to Talmadge and Imogene (Elam) Craft, and his mother and stepfather, Imogene (Thomas) Campbell survive in St. Marys.
He is survived by a son, Ronnie Joe Craft Jr. of Miamisburg; a brother; a sister; three nieces and nephews.
Mary E. Tumbusch, 81, of 511 E. Washington St., St. Henry, died on Friday, April 20, 2012, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater.
She was born on Aug. 2, 1930, in Philothea, to Albert and Julia (Homan) Boeckman, and they preceded her in death.
On May 22, 1954, in Philothea, she married Ralph H. Tumbusch, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 15, 2004.
Trae A. Harter, 26, of Celina, died at 3:53 a.m. Sunday, April 22, 2012, at Mercer Health.
He was born on May 9, 1985, in Coldwater, to Dan Harter and Connie Cook Hines, and his father survives in Celina. His mother and stepfather, Dale Cook, survive in Celina.
He is also survived by a son, Linus Greyson Harter of Celina; a brother, Derrick (Anrdea) Harter of Celina; his grandmother, Rita Harter of St. Marys.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Duff and Joann Tester and Raymond Harter.
He was employed at Accu-Tech in Coldwater.
Dennis G. Ward, 63, of 18390 Moulton-Fort Amanda Road, Wapakoneta, died at 8:22 a.m. Sunday, April 22, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.
He was born on June, 15, 1948, in Celina, the son of Charles and Alice (Cotterman) Ward, and they preceded him in death.
On Dec. 17, 1966, he married Kathy L. Dunlap, and she survives at the residence.
Annette V. Sanders, 91, of Celina, died on Thursday, April 19, 2012, at The Gardens at Celina.
She was born on June 27, 1920, in Osgood, to Leo J. and Mary Anges “Minnie” Henry Bruns, and they preceded her in death.
On June 27, 1939, she married Ted L. Sanders, and he preceded her in death on May 5, 1988.