Archive - Obituary
March 29th, 2012
Barbara A. Weber, 72, of Celina, died at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at the Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Ind.
She was born on Oct. 2, 1939, in Celina, to Franklin Eugene “Buzz” Wise Sr. and Rita Clara Mary (Fischer) Wise, and they preceded her in death.
She married Robert “Chico,” and he survives in Celina.
She is also survived by a daugher, Jill (Hiro) Tanaka of Austin, Texas; three grandsons; three sisters; a brother; two sisters-in-law.
She was preceded in death by two brothers.
Beatrice E. Swartz, 82, of Wapakoneta, died at 5:40 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at Auglaize Acres Nursing Home in Wapakoneta.
She was born on Feb. 28, 1930, in Lima, to Emmitt Cloyd and Beola Estella Long Stotts, and they preceded her in death.
She married Leon J. Swartz, and he preceded her in death.
Genevieve Russell, 74, of 416 Beech St., St. Marys, died on Saturday, March 24, 2012, at St. Marys Living Center.
She was born on Oct. 10, 1936, in St. Marys, to John and Callie (Starkey) Goodwin, and they preceded her in death.
She is survived by a daughter, Donna (Mark) Baker of St. Marys; five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Russell; a grandson; seven brothers and sisters.
Private family services will be held.
Online condolences may be expressed via MillerFuneralHomes.net.
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, 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, 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.
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, 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, 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, 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.