Archive - Obituary
November 28th, 2011
Joy L. Linton, 92, of Celina, died at 9:40 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital.
She was born on Oct. 12, 1919, in Van Wert County, to Olen W. and Laura Wheeler Chivington, and they preceded her in death.
On March 15, 1941, she married Elmer Linton, and he preceded her in death on May 21, 2001.
She is survived by a son, David (Linda) Linton of Celina; two daughters, Diana (David) Eyink of Celina and Elizabeth (Gary) Moorman of Tipp City; a sister; seven grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren.
Roger Raymond Heitkamp, 65, of Monterey Drive, Fort Loramie, died on Friday, Nov. 25, 2011, at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney.
He was born on June 29, 1946, in Celina, to Clarence L. and Lorena E. (Riethman) Heitkamp, and they preceded him in death.
On Oct. 4, 1969, at St. Michael Church in Fort Loramie, he married Margaret “Peg” L. Barlage, and she survives him.
Frank Axe, 86, of St. Marys, died on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011, at Otterbein – St. Marys.
Arrangements are incomplete at Miller – Long & Folk Funeral Home, 314 W. High St., St. Marys.
Kenneth R. Elshoff, 79, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011.
He was born on April 1, 1932, in New Knoxville, to Floranz and Esther Elshoff, and they preceded him in death.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 56 years, Lea; two sons, David (Heidi) and Steven (Anne); three grandchildren, Kenneth, Erich and Paige; two stepgrandchildren, Shannon and Daniel; two brothers, Eldred (Cal) of LaCanada, Calif., and Mack of New Knoxville.
He served in Korea from 1953-54, rising to the rank of staff sergeant.
Lora Collins, 75, of 1708 Nagel St., St. Marys, died suddenly at 6:02 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus.
She was born on Jan. 8, 1936, in Mousie, Ky., the daughter of Troy and Biddie (Wicker) Chaffins, and they preceded her in death.
On March 5, 1955, she married Morrell Collins, and he survives her at the residence.
Rex E. Wallace, 80, of Celina, died at 2:55 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at Otterbein St. Marys.
He was born on June 1, 1931, in Toledo, the son of Vern and Sadie Gleason Wallace, and they preceded him in death.
On Aug. 22, 1952, he married Delores “Jean” Brackman, and she survives him in Celina.
Irma A. Wendeln, 76, of 1776 St. Johns Road, Maria Stein, died at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, 2011, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center in Minster, where she had been a patient for seven weeks.
She was born on Sept. 7, 1935, in Minster, to John and Mary (Dwenger) Sturwold, and they preceded her in death.
On Jan. 21, 1956, she married Charles U. Wendeln, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 18, 2009.
Viola L. Thuman, 98, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:09 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, at Auglaize Acres.
Arrangements are being completed at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.
Edward W. Schulte, 84, of Celina, died at 6:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
He was born on Feb. 25, 1927, in Celina, to Frank and Rosa (Zumbrink) Schulte, and they preceded him in death.
On Feb. 7, 1953, he married Waneta Michaels, and she survives him.
Delmar D. Hartley, 81, of St. Marys, died at 6:27 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, at his residence.
He was born on Sept. 6, 1930, in Moore County, Texas, to Clell A. and Ruth M. (Wollen) Hartley, and they preceded him in death.
He is survived by a son, Edgar Hartley of New York, N.Y.
He was preceded in death by a brother; a sister.
Delmar served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.