Archive - Obituary
January 12th, 2012
Donald William Ickes Sr., 53, of 1122 Hager St., St. Marys, died on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on Oct. 27, 1958, in Lima, the son of John Phillip Ickes and Helen Smart, and his father preceded him in death. His mother survives him in Wapakoneta.
Paul L. Edwards, 66, of Van Wert, died at 7:13 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, at Van Wert County Hospital.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Liberty Baptist Church in Van Wert, with the Rev. Jim Burns officiating. Interment will follow in Woodland Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Brickner Funeral Home Van Wert.
Condolences may be left at BricknerFuneralHome.com.
Robert J. Badertscher, 60, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:55 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, at Wapakoneta Manor. Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.
Mabel L. Williams, 92, of 125 S. Lake St., Celina, died at 10:55 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.
She was born on Sept. 20, 1919, in Piqua, to Charles and Mary (Murphy) Chaney, and they preceded her in death.
On Oct. 22, 1938, she married Lewis Williams, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 30, 1987.
Wendy H. Stanley, 51, of 1400 W. Market St., Celina, died on Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, at her residence.
She was born on June 15, 1960, in Pikeville, Ky., to Woodrow and Geneva (Gilliam) Hamilton, and they preceded her in death.
She is survived by her daughters, Kerry Stanley of Pikeville, Ky., and Dakota Carroll of Celina; three sisters.
She was preceded in death by two brothers.
Private family services will be held at the family’s convenience.
The Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home in Celina is handling arrangements.
Roy M. Kohler, 86, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:05 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, at The Living Center, St. Marys.
He was born on July 10, 1925, in St. Marys, the son of Andrew and Maud (Coldwell) Kohler, who preceded him in death.
On July 17, 1948, he married Stella V. Gross, and she survives.
Other survivors include two brothers, Bob Kohler of St. Marys, and Chuck (Beth) Kohler of Wapakoneta; two sisters, Betty Weaver and Barb (Wilbur) Brubaker, both of St. Marys, and several nieces and nephews.
Carl Richard Wappelhorst, 90, of Coldwater, died on Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater.
He was born on June 8, 1921, in St. Henry, to Joseph and Emma (Daniel) Wapplehorst, and they preceded him in death.
Rosemary Knapke, 89, of Celina, died at 9:15 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
She was born on Jan. 4, 1923, in Indiana, to Oscar F. and Marie C. (Baker) Schaadt, and they preceded her in death.
On Aug. 23, 1941, she married Ivo H. Knapke, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 16, 1976.
She is survived by a daughter, Maryanne Knapke of Celina; a sister.
She was preceded in death by four sisters.
Patricia L. Bradford, 80, of West Chester, Formerly of 1469 James Drive, Celina, died at 12:13 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012, at Chesterwood Village in West Chester.
She was born on Sept. 10, 1931, in Celina, to Basil and Jessie (Merinar) Granger, and they preceded her in death.
On Feb. 24, 1951, she married Arthur J. Bradford, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 26, 2008.
She is survived by two sons, Kevin R. Bradford of Cottonwood, Ariz., and Kim D. (Jill) Bradford of West Chester; two grandsons; a brother; two sisters.
Jean Ackley, 78, of 225 N. Chestnut St., St. Marys, a resident of the Gardens of Celina, died at 5:10 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, at the Gardens of Celina.
She was born on Aug. 21, 1933, in St. Marys, the daughter of Harry and Elizabeth (Moeller) Boltz, and they preceded her in death.
She married Cloyd Ackley, and he preceded her in death on March 10, 1967.