Archive - Obituary
Verlin W. Hirschfeld, 93, of New Bremen, died at 10:20 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011, at the Convalarium at Indian Run in Dublin.
He was born on Jan. 6, 1918, on a small farm west of New Bremen that was shared by his parents, Edward G. and Emma A. (Oberwitte) Hirschfeld and his grandparents, and they preceded him in death.
On July 5, 1942, he married Enola Luedeke, and she survives in Dublin.
Mary Dorothy “Pat” Buckloh Sink, 82, of Findlay, died at 9:20 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011, at her residence.
She was born on March 17, 1929, in New Bremen, to the late Frank and Marie (Dicke) Buckloh.
She graduated from New Bremen High School and earned an associate’s degree from Bowling Green State University.
Rea M. Bowersock, 95, of rural Spencerville, died at 11:03 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, at St. Rita’s Medical Center.
She was born on April 25, 1916, in Union Township, the daughter of Isaac and Pearl Irelan Shank, and they preceded her in death.
On Oct. 5, 1932, she married G. Harold Bowersock, and he preceded her in death on July 2, 2008.
Irene P. Sommer, 84, of East Fourth Street, Minster, died on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center in Minster. She had been a resident there for 13 years.
She was born on Feb. 2, 1927, in Coldwater, to William and Anna Schoenlein, and they preceded her in death.
On Oct. 19, 1946, in Minster, she married Fred F. Sommer, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 22, 1996.
Rebecca May Dysert, 83, of 618 W. South St., St. Marys, died at 2:55 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, at St. Marys Living Center.
She was born on Aug. 28, 1928, in Mercer County, to Leota (Keiber) Brincefield, and they preceded her in death.
Lockie Imogene Wheeler, 80, of Celina, died on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born on Jan. 21, 1931, in Braggadocia, Mo., to Robert and Nancy (Glidwell) Neal, and they preceded her in death.
She married Albert Hawkins, and he preceded her in death. On Aug. 4, 1982, she married Eugene Jerome “Jack” Wheeler, and he preceded her in death on July 24, 2006.
Ruth May Hubbard, 74, of Lafayette, passed away at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011.
She was born on Jan. 20, 1937, in St. Marys, to Howard and Ruth Boroff Thomas, and they preceded her in death.
On Jan. 6, 1956, in Lafayette, she married Elmer Hubbard, and he preceded her in death.
Irvine Triplett, 82, of Pippa Passes, Ky., passed away on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011, at the VA Medical Center in Huntington, W.Va.
He was born on Oct. 28, 1929, in Hollybush, to Sylvester Triplett and Clarinda Jacobs Triplett.
Pamela Sue Fink, 61, of 607 Beech St., St. Marys, died at 12:15 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, at her residence.
She was born on April 11, 1950, in Mercer County, to Donald and Ruth (Kelley) Fink, and her father preceded her in death. Her mother survives her in St. Marys.
Virgil H. Stienecker, 89, of 1300 Circle Drive, St. Marys, died at 6:55 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, at Otterbein Retirement Community in St. Marys.
He was born on Sept. 21, 1922, in rural St. Marys, the son of Leander and Lanora (Dohse) Stienecker, and they preceded him in death.
On Aug. 29, 1948, at the Zion Lutheran Church in St. Marys, he married Marjorie Schmehl, and she survives at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Commnunity.