Archive - Obituary
May 24th, 2012
Ruth Evelyn Feister, 90, of 1101 Lilac St., Celina, died at 7:50 a.m. Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at The Gardens at Celina.
She was born on Jan. 16, 1922, in Celina, to Thomas Jefferson and Clara Rosetta (Fetters) Howell, and they preceded her in death.
On Dec. 21, 1940, she married Pharis E. Feister, and he preceded her in death on June 7, 1981.
Survivors include her son, Rick (Rita) Feister of Celina; her daughter, Ann Buschor of Celina; seven grandchildren; two great-grandsons; two great-great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law.
Iva L. Kiser-Dowler, 98, of Cridersville, died at 12:56 p.m. Monday, May 21, 2012, at Otterbein-Cridersville.
She was born on Nov. 16, 1913, in Duchouquet Township, to C. Cal and Dorothea Naumberg Carter, and they preceded her in death.
On May 23, 1936, she married Vernon Lyle Kiser, and he preceded her in death on May 9, 1995. On June 13, 1998, she married John Russell Dowler of West Milton, and he preceded her in death Dec. 18, 2000.
Robert G. Fields, 51, of Mendon, died on Sunday, May 20, 2012, from injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident.
He was born on Oct. 11, 1960, in Ellwood City, Pa., to Coral Eileen Alborn Fields and Emmanuel Ray Fields, and his mother survives him in Florida. His father and stepmother, Mary Ann Fields, survive in Fombell, Pa.
He is also survived by the love of his life, Connie Altenbach of Mendon; a son, Joshua (Kristin) Fields of Wind Gap, Pa.; a granddaughter; six siblings.
He was preceded in death by a stepmother; a stepbrother.
Virginia L. Strader, 85, of St. Marys, died at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, May 20, 2012, at Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford.
She was born on Oct. 18, 1927, in St. Marys, to John and Sarah (Moser) Jacobs, and they preceded her in death.
On Aug. 25, 1956, in St. Marys, she married Joseph M. Strader, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 13, 2009.
Barbara A. Egbert, 74, of New Bremen, died at 12:05 a.m. Thursday, May 17, 2012, at her residence.
She was born on May 13, 1938, in Minster, the daughter of Steven and Ruby (Mackley) Oldiges.
On May 25, 1957, she married Alvin Egbert, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 16, 2003.
Jeanne A. Campbell, 56, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:23 p.m. Saturday, May 19, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health Systems, Lima.
She was born on March 20, 1956, in St. Marys, to Lester and Leah (Settlage) Kruse, and her mother preceded her in death. Her father survives in New Knoxville.
On Aug. 28, 1976, she married Rodney Campbell, and he survives in Wapakoneta.
c, of Delaware, died on Sunday, May 20, 2012, at Cherith of Willow Brook.
He was born on May 21, 1923, in Celina, to Harry and Ocie (Fast) Meyer, and they preceded him in death.
In 1950, he married Aldyth Barber, and she survives him.
He is also survived by two daughters, Judith Clancy of Scottsdale, Ariz., Cynthia (Rick) Schlichting of New Providence, N.J.; a daughter-in-law; six grandchildren; a loyal friend.
He was preceded in death by his son, Jeff; his brother.
Jane P. Talan, 74, of Fairview Park, died on Thursday, May 17, 2012, at her residence.
She was born on July 15, 1937, in New Bremen, the daughter of Paul and Pauline (Vornholt) Gilberg.
On July 16, 1966, she married Albert Talan, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 22, 2009.
Survivors include her sons, Albert P. Talan of Fairview Park and David M. (Angelica) Talan of Virginia; her grandchildren, Ella and Logan; her siblings, Alice (Duane) Hartwig, John (Joyce) Gilberg and Bill Gilberg, all of New Bremen, and Kathryn (Art) Beel of Westlake.
Esther J. Schwartz, 87, of New Bremen, died on Friday, May 18, 2012, at 10:16 a.m. at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
She was born on May 14, 1925, near Coldwater. She was the daughter of George and Rose (Homan) Dues. On June 26, 1948, she married Leo H. Schwartz, who died on May 9, 2010.
Marva Joyce Olthouse, 89, died on Sunday, May 13, 2012.
Born in Muskegon, Mich., to Joseph Schneider and Hilda (Lintger) Schneider on May 17, 1922, Marva was the second oldest of six siblings, Anne (Arthur Griffith), Carl (Ruth Kinney), Russell (Marjorie Rykse), Helen (Carroll Edwin Gates) and Joseph Junior (Roma Gallert).
Hilda insisted on a Christian education for all of her children, and Marva graduated from Grand Rapids Christian High.