Archive - Obituary
May 18th, 2012
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.
Donald P. Meyer, 43, of 6750 Luella St., Newport, died on Thursday, May 17, 2012, as a result of an automobile accident.
He was born on Dec. 6, 1968, in St. Marys, to Adolph “Sonny” and Joan (Utz) Meyer, who both survive in Newport. On May 26, 1990, he married Tammy Larger at St. Michael Catholic Church, Fort Loramie. She survives in Newport.
He is also survived by son and a daughter, Bradley and Rachel, both at home.
Barbara A. Egbert, 74, of New Bremen, died on Thursday, May 17, 2012, at 12:05 a.m. at her residence.
She was born on May 13, 1938, in Minster. She was the daughter of Steven and Ruby (Mackley) Oldiges. On May 25, 1957, she married Alvin Egbert, who died on Sept. 16, 2003.
Catherine Marcella Heil-Grundish, 93, formerly of 05724 Auglaize Co. Road 33-A, in St. Marys, died at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at Golden Living Center-Valley in St. Marys.
She was born on Nov. 8, 1918, in New Bremen, to Clarence and Catherine (Frenzer) Heil. On Feb. 22, 1941, she married Clair C. Grundish, who died on Feb. 3,1974.
Ardath R. Rohm 86, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:45 a.m. Saturday, May 12, 2012, at Auglaize Acres.
She was born on Oct. 20, 1925, in Dunbar, Pa., to Charles H. and Gypsey Moyer, and they preceded her in death.
In 1948, she married Ervin “Ed” Rohm, and he survives in Wapakoneta.
Elmer Frederick Neumeier, 94, was welcomed by the Lord with “Come in my good and faithful servant” at 10:15 p.m. Monday, May 14, 2012, with his wife and family at his side as he departed.
Elmer was born on July 8, 1917, in Dayton, to Raymond Frederick and May (Caldwell) Neumeier, and they preceded him in death when he was young, leaving him orphaned at age 5. He was raised by his grandparents, Andrew and Katherine (Fisher) Neumeier, of Wapakoneta.
Victor W. Schneider, 95, a resident of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, formerly of Dayton, died at 4:05 p.m. Saturday, May 12, 2012, at Otterbein St. Marys.
He was born on May 7, 1917, in New Bremen, the son of Otto and Alma (Doenges) Schneider, and they preceded him in death.
On July 12, 1944, he married Hannah Shewmon, and she preceded him in death on Oct. 28, 2009.
Harold A. Engel, 82, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:20 p.m. Monday, May 14, 2012, at the Wapakoneta Manor.
He was born on Feb. 4, 1930, the son of Adrian and Pearl (Elmers) Engel, and they preceded him in death.
On Aug. 15, 1959, he married Wanda Krites, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 3, 1980.
William R. “Bill” Yahl, 79, of Botkins, died at 4:17 a.m. Saturday, May 12, 2012, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on Sept. 17, 1932, in St. Marys, the son of Joseph and Martha (Greve) Yahl, and they preceded him in death.
On Jan. 5, 1957, he married Mary K. Brown, and she survives.