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March 28th, 2012

David T. Russell, 74

March 28, 2012

David T. Russell, 74, of Celina, died on Sunday, March 25, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.

He was born on April 25, 1937, in Providence, R.I., to Wilbur and Olive (Allen) Russell, and they preceded him in death.

On Nov. 14, 1959, he married Wava Lantz, and she survives in Celina.

He is also survived by three children, Michael David (Beth) Russell, Roberta “Bobbie” (Rick) Turner and Ronda (Ron) Helmer, all of Celina; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a sister.

Vernis Glen Hanna, 89

March 28, 2012

Vernis Glen Hanna, 89, of 1311 Fairground Road, in Celina, died at 8:05 a.m. Monday, March 26, 2012, at the Celina Manor Nursing Home in Celina.

He was born on Feb. 28, 1923, in Darke County, to Garnet and Daisy (Norris) Hanna, and they preceded him in death.

On Jan. 27, 1950, he married Martha Brown, and she preceded him in death on Sept. 4, 2011.

He is survived by his sons, Ray (Ruth) Hanna, Paul (Phyllis) Hanna, Dave (Deb) Hanna and Mark (Patricia) Hanna, all of Celina; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers; a sister.

Scott Garman, 54

March 28, 2012

Scott Garman, 54, of 112 Wild Cherry St., Celina, died at 9:53 p.m. Sunday, March 25, 2012, at the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.

He was born on Dec. 28, 1957, in Celina, to James C. Sr. and Rosanne (Schmidt) Garman, and his mother preceded him in death. His father survives him in Frankfort, Ky.

On June 7, 1997, he married Mary Beth Harrington, and she survives him in Celina.

March 23rd

Mark Joseph Martensen, 57

March 23, 2012

Mark Joseph Martensen, 57, passed away on Friday, March 23, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on Aug. 3, 1954, in Columbus, to Hank Martensen and Joan Martensen, and his father preceded him in death. His mother survives him.
On Aug. 24, 2002, he married Lori, formerly of St. Marys, and she survives.

Cyril G. Everman, 85

March 23, 2012

Cyril G. Everman, 85, of 2251 State Route 716, Maria Stein, died on Thursday, March 22, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on Nov. 9, 1926, in Maria Stein, to August and Anna (Miller) Everman, and they preceded him in death.
On Oct. 25, 1952, in Cassella, he married Wilma (Hemmelgarn) Everman, and she survives.

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.

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