Archive - Obituary
February 1st, 2012
Louis Charles Boltz, 89, formerly of 638 Southway Drive, St. Marys, died at 4:28 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at The Gardens in Celina.
He was born on Feb. 9, 1922, in St. Marys, the son of Harry and Elizabeth (Moeller) Boltz Sr., and they preceded him in death.
On Aug. 29, 1941, in Adrian, Mich., he married Millicent A. Chiles, and she preceded him in death on Sept. 2, 2002.
Nancy Horner, 71, of St. Marys, died on Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, at Van Wert Manor Nursing Home.
Arrangements are incomplete at Miller Funeral Homes, St. Marys.
Ruth J. Harter, 72, of Spencerville, died at 8:15 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born on Jan. 26, 1940, in Amanda Township, to Lyman L. and Sadie E. Fraley Mulholland Sr., and they preceded her in death.
On Aug. 31, 1956, she married Richard B. “Dick” Harter, and he survives.
Melvin J. Evers, 79, of Fort Recovery, died on Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater.
He was born on Feb. 25, 1932, in Fort Recovery, to Stephen Evers and Agnes Fiely.
On May 16, 1953, in St. Rose, he married Mary (Voskuhl) Evers, and she survives.
James M. Luneke, 64, of 5448 Wilson Drive, Celina, died at 1:45 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on July 31, 1947, in Dayton, to Carl L. and Gertrude R. (Raffel) Luneke, and they preceded him in death.
On March 11, 1967, in Richmond, Ind., he married Phyllis A. George, and she survives.
He is also survived by two sons, James Luneke of Dayton and Tim Luneke of Dayton; a daughter, Angela (Rodney) Simpson of Celina; four grandchildren; a sister.
He was preceded in death by a brother; a sister.
Paul J. Ranly, 91, of 263 N. Hanover St., Minster, died on Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, in St. Marys.
He was born on April 14, 1920, in Cassella, to Peter and Sophia (Speck) Ranly, and they preceded him in death.
On April 15, 1944, he married Erma Mary Obringer, and she preceded him in death on Dec. 12, 1980. On Jan. 7, 1984, he married Marie F. (Post) Koesters, and she survives in St. Henry.
Bessie R. Oellerman, 82, of 206 E. State St., Botkins, died at 1:20 a.m. Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, at her residence.
She was born on June 19, 1929, in Salem Township, in rural Auglaize County, to John Francis and Bessie Mae (Toler) Jackson, and they preceded her in death.
On April 14, 1956, she married Warren “Gene” Oellerman, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 11, 2002.
Judy Kay Gross, 62, of 15140 Valley Road, Wapakoneta, died at 5:44 a.m. Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, at Lima Memorial Hospital in Lima.
She was born on Dec. 24, 1949, in Lima, the daughter of Woodrow and Onolee (Miller) Piehl, and they preceded her in death.
Keith J. Gehle, 66, of Rockford, died at 7:27 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, at Van Wert County Hospital.
He was born on May 19, 1945, in Celina, to Al and Florence (Leugers) Gehle, and they preceded him in death.
On Aug. 27, 1966, he married Margaret M. Homan, and she survives in Rockford.
Ruth Harter, 72, of Spencerville, died at 8:15 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville, where friends may call from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.