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March 1st, 2012

Phyllis Dayle Combs, 86

March 1, 2012

Phyllis Dayle Combs, 86, died at 10:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012, at Otterbein - St. Marys.

Services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Shawnee Chapel, with Elder Robert Deitsch and Elder David K. Scott officiating.

Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Shawnee Chapel.

Rodney A. Whetstone, 48

March 1, 2012

Rodney A. Whetstone, 48, of Wapakoneta, died on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at his brother’s home in Okeana.

He was born on Jan. 7, 1964, in Lima, to Robert and Connie (Link) Whetstone, and they preceded him in death.

He is survived by a daughter and fiancé, Ginny Rohrer and Thomas Anderson of Wapakoneta; a stepson, Jaye Helton of Lima; a granddaughter; two brothers.

A U.S. Navy veteran, he served during the Libyan War.  

Michael S. Boley, 68

March 1, 2012

Michael S. Boley, 68, of Corinth, Miss., formerly of Mendon, died on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at Centennial Hospital in Ashland City, Tenn.

He was born on Sept. 6, 1943, in Piqua, to Roger M. Boley and Grace I. Shane Boley, and his father preceded him in death. His mother survives in Celina.

On April 29, 1967, he married Cheryl Adams, and she survives.

He is also survived by a daughter, Julie (George) Huttick of Clarksville, Tenn.; a brother-in-law; a grandson.

Joseph G. Brandewie, 85

March 1, 2012

Joseph G. Brandewie, 85, of 11251 Brandewie Road, Fort Loramie, died at 4:05 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012, at Lima Memorial Hospital.

He was born on Feb. 21, 1927, in Fort Loramie, to Lawrence and Lietta (Bensman) Brandewie, and they preceded him in death along with his stepmother Lucille (Bornhorst) Brandewie.

On July 16, 1949, in Fort Loramie, he married Virginia Schafer, and she survives in Fort Loramie.

February 29th

Sue Thompson, 73

February 29, 2012

Sue Thompson, 73, of 118 Ohio St., St. Marys, died at 12:10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012, at the Lima Manor Nursing Home.

She was born on Aug. 20, 1938, in Indianapolis, Ind., the daughter of Clarence and Thelma (Kent) Thompson, and they preceded her in death.

She is survived by her sister, Sharon Hoenie of Mendon; a niece, Shyla (Dan) Houser of Mendon; two great-nephews, Camdan and Ashdan Houser.

Sue was preceded in death by a great-nephew, Jordan Houser.

Margaret L. Rider, 80

February 29, 2012

Margaret L. Rider, 80, of 160 Watercrest Drive, St. Marys, died at 11:05 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at her residence.

She was born on Sept. 12, 1931, in Rossburg, to Jesse and Edith (Compton) Ross, and they preceded her in death.

On June 27, 1953, at Shook’s Chapel in Darke County, she married Allen L. Rider, and he survives.

February 28th

Dean Rhoades, 89

February 28, 2012

Dean Rhoades, 89, of Bradenton, Fla., died at 4:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012.

He was born on Nov. 1, 1922, to Glen and Glady (Keiber) Rhoades.

He is survived by his wife Shirley (Fryer); two sons Dale and Gary; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.

Dean had three brothers, Vernon, who is deceased, Charles, who survives in Greenwood, S.C., and his twin brother Gene, who survives in St. Marys.

He was preceded in death by a son, Doug.

He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War.

Margaret Rider, 80

February 28, 2012

Margaret Rider, 80, of St. Marys, died on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at her residence.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.

Kathryn “Kitty” B. Luecke, 92

February 28, 2012

Kathryn “Kitty” B. Luecke, 92, of 120 S. West St., St. Marys, died at 7 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, at Otterbein — St. Marys.

She was born on March 3, 1919, in St. Marys Township, Auglaize County, to Elmer and Mary (White) Youngs, and they preceded her in death.

On Oct. 18, 1956, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Marys, she married Rodney S. Luecke, and he survives.

Ron Brumbaugh, 62

February 28, 2012

Ron Brumbaugh, 62, of Brookville, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at Good Samaritan Hospital.

He was born on Nov. 25, 1949, to Charles Russell and Naomi Mae (Uhrig) Brumbaugh.  

He is survived by his sisters and brother-in-law, Denise Henderson of Brookville and Karen and Nick Ranly of Minster; two nieces; two nephews; two great-nieces.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Potsdam Church of the Brethren,  22 E. Cross St., Potsdam, with the Rev. Robert Kurtz officiating.

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