Archive - Obituary
April 27th, 2012
Byron “Barney” C. Anderson, 88, formerly of Celina, died at 6:20 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at Wapakoneta Manor.
He was born on June 6, 1923, in Jefferson Township, to Charles and Mary Granger Anderson, and they preceded him in death.
On Nov. 12, 1955, he married Garnet Dalton, and she preceded him in death on May 12, 2011.
He is survived by two sons, Barry (Rita) Anderson of Wapakoneta and Todd (Beth) Anderson of St. Augustine, Fla.; two grandchildren; one stepgrandson; one sister; two sisters-in-law.
Robert Edward Zeller, 81, of Celina, died at 11:20 a.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on Sept. 2, 1930, in Greenville, to Glenn L. and Maxine E. (Hamilton) Zeller, and they preceded him in death.
On Nov. 11, 1950, he married Dorothy Mae Burke, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 1.
He is survived by a son, Don R. (Sandy) Zeller of Celina; a brother; two sisters; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Ron L. Zeller.
Matthias James Pearson, 50, of 5218 Ohio 29, Celina, died at 3:34 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at the Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.
He was born on Sept. 29, 1961, in Portland, Ind., to Marion D. and Mary Jo (Schneider) Pearson, and his father preceded him in death. His mother survives him in Celina.
He is survived by his children, Jade Pearson of Celina, Christopher (Shawna) Longstreth of West Chester and Matthias J. Pearson Jr. of Celina; two brothers.
Judith A. Martin, 70, of 1005 Canterbury St., Celina, died at 5:55 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on July 8, 1941, in Celina, to Chester Fetters and Blanche Louella (Howell) Fetters-Sowders, and they preceded her in death.
She is survived by her children, Dustin (Rona) Martin of Fort Myers, Fla., and Heather (Darren) Porter of Celina; four grandchildren; two brothers; two sisters; a stepsister-in-law.
Marilyn A. Sheets, 73, of 235 Pershing Drive, St. Marys, died at 3:30 a.m. Thursday, April 26, 2012, at her residence.
She was born on March 1, 1939, in Ohio City, to Albert “Buck” and Matra (Wilson) Davis, and they preceded her in death.
On Nov. 15, 1965, in Sidney, she married Rex Sheets, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 2, 2002.
Robert E. Zeller, 81, of 113 N. Lake St., Celina, died on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at his residence.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Cisco Funeral Home in St. Marys, where funeral services will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday and visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Marilyn Sheets, 72, of St. Marys, died on Thursday, April 26, 2012, at her residence.
Arrangements are incomplete at Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
Laura Leona Franck, 94, formerly of Celina, died on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at The Gardens at St. Henry.
She was born on May 9, 1917, in St. Wendelin, to Frank and Clara (Pohlkamp) Brunswick, and they preceded her in death.
On May 4, 1938, she married Leo B. Franck, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 25, 1991.
Evelyn C. Eiting, 84, formerly of Eiting Road, Minster, a resident of Otterbein-St. Marys, died at 2 a.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at Otterbein-St. Marys.
She was born on Dec. 1, 1927, in Maria Stein, to William and Mary (Buening) Overman, and they preceded her in death.
On March 3, 1962, she married Wilmer “Bud” Eiting, and he preceded her in death on April 11, 1973.
She is survived by her daughter Elaine (Eric) Roemer of Ancona, Ill.; two grandchildren; a sister; two sisters-in-law; a brother-in-law.
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.