Archive - Obituary
February 10th, 2012
Lester L. Johnson, 76, of 220 Lincoln Drive, Celina, died at 9:44 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born on March 29, 1935, in Mercer County, to Albert W. and Mary Lavaun (Kendall) Johnson, and they preceded him in death.
On July 8, 1963, he married Jeanie Ousley, and she survives in Celina.
He is also survived by his daughter, Candy (Tom) Wale of Celina; a granddaughter.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in the Korean War in Germany.
Kathy Lynn (Holsinger) Ratcliff, 49, of Findlay passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012 at the Bridge Hospice Care Center with her husband and family by her side.
Kathy was born on Aug. 15, 1962, to George and Geri (Adams) Holsinger. Kathy worked as a laborer and was most recently employed with PBE Enterprises.
Mary Ann Seger, 85, of 255 N. Garfield St., Minster, died at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at her residence surrounded by her family.
She was born on May 16, 1926, in Shelby County, to John and Mary C. (Meyer) Dircksen, and they preceeded her in death.
Norma Jean Buck, 87, of 1130 Jefferson Ave., Celina, died at 11:40 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater.
She was born on Sept. 23, 1924, in Mercer County, to John and Ruth (Cordier) Kuhn, and they preceded her in death.
On April 4, 1953, she married Carl Buck, and he survives her in Celina.
She is also survived by a daughter, Lynn Kay (Rick) Krogman of Celina; two grandchildren; two brothers; two sisters; a sister-in-law.
She was preceded in death by three brothers; a sister; two brothers-in-law.
Donald L. Belton, 68, 00650 Southland Road, New Bremen, died at 12:50 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on Jan. 23, 1944, in Barberton, to Jess and Margaret (Nieter) Belton.
On July 25, 1964, he married Sarah Shaffer, and she survives.
He is also survived by a daughter, Sandra (Tim) Meckstroth of St. Marys; a son, John Belton of St. Marys; five grandchildren, Justin, Nathan and Aaron Belton and Colin and Chad Meckstroth.
Larry Fledderjohann, 68, of 12093 Plattner Pike, St. Marys, died at 9:46 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born on Oct. 5, 1943, in Lima, the son of Vernon and Gladys (Stroh) Fledderjohann, and his mother preceded him in death on Jan. 15. He father preceded him in death as well.
On June 27, 1964, he married Paula Bubp, and she survives at the residence.
Frederick J. Cook, 79, of 1023 S. Wayne St., St. Marys, died on Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.
He was born on Feb. 16, 1932, in Auglaize County, to Hugh and Gertrude (Schneider) Cook, and they preceded him in death.
On July 3, 1952, in St. Marys, he married Patricia Ann Wurster, and she survives.
Randy E. Goodwin, 62, of Commerce Township, Mich., died at 1:25 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on Feb. 8, 1949, in Kenton, to Richard “Ernie” Goodwin and Mary Lou (Bailey) Goodwin, and his father preceded him in death. His mother survives him in Van Wert.
He married Belinda (Collins) Goodwin, and she survives him in Commerce Township, Mich.
Norval P. Weitz, 86, of Celina, died at 7:40 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on March 8, 1925, in Mercer County, to Gust Weitz and Mabel Brehm, and they preceded him in death.
On Jan. 26, 1963, he married June E. Keel, and she survives him.
Donna Rose Jacobs, 68, of 111 S. Buckeye St., St. Marys, died at 2:25 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, at Kindred Hospital in Lima.
She was born on March 14, 1943, in Detroit, Mich., to Elmer C. and Florence L. (Duffern) Kusterer, and they preceded her in death.
On March 4, 1967, in St. Marys, she married Jack A. Jacobs, and he survives.
She is also survived by a son, David (Tammy) Jacobs of St. Marys; two sisters; three grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Todd Jacobs; two brothers; a sister.