Archive - Obituary
Virgil Stienecker, 89, of St. Marys, died on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, at Otterbein – St. Marys.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
The Rev. Roger D. Perl, 75, of Tiffin, died on Wednesday evening, Dec. 7, 2011, at St. Francis Home.
He was born on July 14, 1936, in Le Mars, Iowa, to John and Elizabeth (Graupe) Perl, and they preceded him in death.
On June 14, 1958, at Zion United Church of Christ in Fireside, he married Alice “Jeanie” Ziegler, and she survives him.
He is survived by two daughters, Amy (Andrew) Kuhn of Crystal Lake, Ill., and Emily Perl of Baltimore, Md.; a brother; a sister; two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother.
Dr. Kenneth H. Ziegenbusch, 84, of 7295 Oregon Road, Celina, died at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital.
He was born on Dec. 18, 1926, in Jackson Township, to Henry W. and Emma (Bergman) Ziegenbusch, and they preceded him in death.
On June 2, 1956, at St. George Catholic Church in Cincinnati, he married Kitty Hunt Jones, and she survives him in Celina.
Gladys L. Kidd, 68, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:20 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at her residence, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on July 26, 1943, in Toledo, to Frederick and Florence (Mosher) Siglow, and they preceded her in death.
She married Lawrence Kidd, and he survives in Columbus.
Ned A. Glass, 72, of 710 Stoneybrook Drive, St. Marys, died at 6:37 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at Lima Memorial Health System, in the presence of his loving family.
He was born on March 11, 1939, in Noble Township, to Ivan “Mike” and Ruth (Rasneor) Glass, and they preceded him in death.
On Dec. 26, 1959, at St. Peter’s Evangelical & Reformed Church in New Bremen, he married the love of his life, Christine F. Richey, and she survives.
Ned Glass, 72, of St. Marys, died on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at Lima Memorial Health System.
Arrangements are in complete at Miller Funeral Homes, St. Marys.
Linda Gowthrop, 57, of Beech Island, S.C., formerly of Angola, Ind., passed away on Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, at her sister’s home in Bryan.
Linda was born on June 19, 1954, in Fort Eustis, Va., to John and Barbara (Burden) Simpson, and her father preceded her in death. Her mother survives her in Bryan.
On May 11, 2002, she married Michael Gowthrop, and he survives her in Beech Island, S.C.
Ralph E. Pickering Sr., 77, of New Bremen, died at 3:45 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, at the Kindred Hospital in Lima.
He was born on June 24, 1934, in West Alexandria, the son of Karl V. and Eva G. (Roach) Pickering, and they preceded him in death.
On Dec. 21, 1957, he married Emilie J. Lininger, and she survives him near New Bremen.
Leona A. Steinemann, 92, of 02725 Minster Fort Recovery Road, Minster, died at 6:49 a.m. Monday, Dec. 5, 2011, at Elmwood Nursing Center in New Bremen.
She was born on Jan. 26, 1919, in Fort Loramie, to John and Anna (Schlater) Borchers, and they preceded her in death.
On Jan. 31, 1940, at St. Michael Church in Fort Loramie, she married Carl B. (Jim) Steinemann, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 30, 2007.
Timothy Wayne Rickard, 60, of Mendon, died at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011, in Columbus.
He was born on April 4, 1951, in Lima, to Donald M. and Ruth Ann Emans Rickard, and they preceded him in death.
He was previously married to Martha Mihm Day and Monica Gamble Pabst. On July 29, 2001, he married Mary Frances Burnett Swickrath, and she survives him in Mendon.