Archive - Obituary
July 26th, 2013
Carl D. Patten, 66, of 410 W. Parkwood St. in Sidney, died 9:48 p.m. Thursday, July 25, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born on May 21, 1947, in Bellefontaine, to James and Olive (Jennings) Patten.
On June 5, 1971, in Lakeview, he married Kathy Jo Ballentine, who survives.
Betty L. Stolzenburg, 81, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:15 a.m. Monnday, July 22, 2013, at Auglaize Acres.
She was born on Nov. 11, 1931, in St. Marys, the daughter of Otis and Mary (Heath) Chilcoat, who preceded her in death. On April 12, 1948, she married Vernon F. Stolzenburg, and he died on Dec. 25, 2012.
Survivors include, four sons, Gary (Annette) Stolzenburg, Vernon, WS, Rick (Kim) Stolzenburg, Randy (Rebecca) Stolzenburg, and Steven Stolzenburg, all of Wapakoneta, 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Aidyn Ray Kitchen, 26 days old, of St. Marys passed away at 7:34 a.m. Sunday, July 21, 2013, at the Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater.
He was born on June 25, 2013, in St. Marys, to Ashley M. Lawson of St. Marys and Dustin R. Kitchen of Celina.
Survivors include his maternal grandmother; paternal grandparents; by three great-grandparents; two uncles; two aunts.
He was preceded in death by his great-grandmother.
Ruth E. Bowsher, 87, of rural Spencerville, died at 11:45 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in the Roselawn Manor Nursing Home in Spencerville.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville.
Ward D. Horner, 75, of 162 Bayshore Court in St. Marys, died at 8:10 p.m. Monday, July 22, 2013, at his residence.
He was born on April 16, 1938, in Tipton, Ind. to Ward and Mary K. (Richardson) Horner.
James H. “Jim” Schaub, 75, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:55 p.m. Monday, July 22, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System of complications following open heart surgery.
He was born on Dec. 7, 1937, in rural Wapakoneta, the son of Lewis and Ella (Morris) Schaub, who preceded him in death.
On Feb. 5, 1964, he married Betty J. Carroll, and she survives.
c, of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of New Knoxville, died on Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Sunnyside Retirement Community.
She was born on Dec. 23, 1919, near New Knoxville, to parents William L. and Matilda Bierbaum Hoelscher, who preceded her in death.
She was a graduate of New Knoxville High School and Ohio State University, where she earned a degree in accounting.
After college, she moved to New York City, where she worked as a certified public accountant for 31 years.
Ward Horner, 75, of St. Marys Township, died on Monday, July 22, 2013, at his residence. Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
Nancy L. Denney, 70, died at 4:05 a.m. Monday, July 22, 2013, at Shawnee Manor after a courageous battle against cancer.
She was born on Dec. 6, 1942, in Lima to Russell and Carmen (Dardio) White, who preceded her in death.
On Sept. 2, 1961, she married Richard "Pat" Denney who survives in Wapakoneta.
“Terrible” Ted E. Shelby, 57, of Mendon, passed away on July 17, 2013, after losing his long battle with cancer.
He was born in St. Marys to the late Ned and Dorothy “Dot” Shelby.
Before graduating from St. Marys Memorial High School in 1973, Ted had already developed a strong interest in cars. He was very proud that as a teenager, he owned not one, but two 1970 Pontiac Trans Ams. After high school, he went on to attend the GM Automotive Service Education Program.