Archive - Obituary
March 19th, 2012
Virgil C. Behr, 63, of 333 Concord Ave., St. Marys, died at 9:55 p.m. Friday, March 16, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on July 14, 1948, in Sidney, to Wilbur and Rita (Greve) Behr, and his mother preceded him in death. His father and stepmother, Bea, survive him in Fryburg.
On April 15, 1978, at St. Francis Catholic Church in Cranberry Prairie, he married Patricia A. Dorsten, and she survives.
Carol J. Selhorst, 84, of 522 Western Ave., St. Henry, died at 11:35 p.m. Saturday, March 17, 2012, at Gardens at St. Henry.
She was born on July 19, 1927, in North Star, to Leo Stammen and Zita (Grilliot), and they preceded her in death.
On Sept. 10, 1949, in North Star, she married Bernard Selhorst, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 7, 2002.
Deborah Lee Kimball, 63, of 1201 Fairground Road, Celina, died at 4:30 a.m. Saturday, March 17, 2012, at her residence in Celina.
She was born on Jan. 24, 1949, in Cleveland, to Edward N. and Elisabeth Freda (Haydl) VanKorngut, and they preceded her in death.
On April 4, 1970, she married Duane E. Kimball, and he survives in Celina.
She is also survived by her daughters, Beth (Keary) Siegrist of Celina and Tricia (Chris) Johnson of Pittsburgh, Pa.; five grandchildren; a brother.
Alma Anna (Feil) Camper, 103, of Wapakoneta, died at 7:45 a.m. Friday, March 16, 2012, at The Gardens, Wapakoneta.
She was born on April 9, 1908, in Auglaize County, to William and Anna (Aufderhaar) Feil, and they preceded her in death.
On Dec. 26, 1926, she married Floyd (Sam) Camper, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 23, 1986.
She is survived by two sons, Robert F. (Joann) and William J.; two daughters, Sharon A. Campbell and Susan K. (Richard) Feil; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren.
Marjorie Maxine (Fogt) Smallwood, 82, of Wapakoneta, died at 9:10 a.m. Friday, March 16, 2012, at her residence.
She was born on April 7, 1929, in St. Marys, the daughter of Clarence and Eva (Phillips) Fogt, who preceded her in death. On Oct. 10, 1948, she married Ray M. Smallwood, and he survives.
She is also survived by two daughters, Barbara Ann (Michael A.) Selby of Moulton and Betty June Smallwood of Ludlow Falls; four grandsons; six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister.
Louis W. Hartings, 91, formerly of State Route 119, Minster, died at 3:45 a.m. Friday, March 16, 2012, at Elmwood of New Bremen, where he had been a resident for 1 1/2 years.
He was born on March 4, 1921, in Chickasaw, to Albert and Anna (Homan) Hartings and was married on Nov. 22, 1945, in Minster, to Irene Meyer; she died on July 15, 2006.
He is survived by one brother; two sisters.
He was preceded in death by a brother and his wife; a sister in-law; a brother in-law.
Louis served in the Army during World War II in Europe.
Arthur A. Stelzer, 76, of Celina, died on Thursday, March 15, 2012, at Kindred Hospital, Lima.
He was born on Dec. 22, 1935, in Cassella, to Edwin B. Stelzer and Alma G. (Grevenkamp) Stelzer, both of whom preceded him in
He is survived by a daughter, Victoria (Gary) Baker of Elida; two brothers; a sister; nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Church,
Burial will be at St. Marys Catholic Cemetery, Celina.
Thelma B. Gage, 94, of Celina, died on Friday, March 16, 2012, at her residence.
She was born on July 26, 1917, in Van Wert County, to Frank Bown and Mabel (Rummel) Brown. On Nov. 26, 1943, she married Keith Gage, who preceded her in death on April 13, 2001.
She is survived by three sons, Phil (Ann) Gage of Celina, Stan (Sylvia) Gage of Cutler and Allen (Adele) Gage of Orange, Calif.; by a daughter, Nan (Doug) Hill of Macon, Ga.; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers; a sister.
Alma Anna (Feil) Camper, 103, of Wapakoneta, died at 7:45 a.m. Friday, March 16, 2012, at The Gardens, Wapakoneta. She was born on April 9, 1908, in Auglaize County, the daughter of William and Anna (Aufderhaar) Feil. A 1925 graduate of Blume High School, she was the last surviving member of her class. After graduating high school, she went to business college and worked as a secretary in Lima.
Virginia L. Wienken, 85, of Spencerville, died at 1:25 a.m. Friday, March 16, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center following a short illness.
She was born on July 4, 1926, in Kenton, a daughter of Elmer and Mae Clausen Jones, who are deceased. On July 24, 1950, she married William M. “Bill” Wienken, who died on April 11, 2002.
She is survived by two sons, Michael “Mike” Wienken and David “Dave” (Robin) Wienken, both of Spencerville; two granddaughters; two great-grandchildren; three sisters; five sisters-in-law.