Archive - Obituary
February 19th, 2014
H. Jeffrey Harrod, 44, died on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at his residence.
He was born on Feb. 17, 1970, in Lima, the son of Harold “Barney” and Julie (Setser) Harrod. His parents survive in Wapakoneta.
On April 21, 1990, he married Barbara J. Horman, and she survives.
Clarence U. Barhorst, 79, of Botkins, died at 4:33 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, 2013, at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney.
He was born on April 15, 1934, in Minster, the son of August and Mary (Herbert) Barhorst, who preceded him in death.
On Nov. 19, 1955, he married Shirley A. Nuss, and she died on Nov. 27, 1998.
Donald L. Brunswick, 85, of Egypt, died at 12:45 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at Wilson Memorial Hospital.
He was born on June 25, 1928, in Chickasaw, to the late Ferdinand and Francis (Heitbrink) Brunswick.
Lynn E. Wibbeler, 56, of 03251 Clover Four Road, New Bremen, died at 6:27 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima, following an extended illness.
She was born on April 25, 1957, in St. Marys, the daughter of Melvin and Velma (Bohannon) Hamp.
She married Gregg Wibbeler on Jan. 4, 1985, and he survives at the residence.
She is also survived by two daughters, Kara (John) Timm of Rockvale, Tenn; Liza (Andrew) Richardson of St. Marys; by two grandchildren, Chase Timm and Kaya Richardson and by numerous nieces and nephews.
Ralph W. Smith Jr., 83, of 1704 Fenway Court in St. Marys, died on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at Kindred Hospital in Lima.
He was born on Sept. 10, 1931 in Neptune, to Ralph and Nora (Rutledge) Smith Sr.
On Aug. 20, 1982, in Wapakoneta, he married Betty J. Jones, who survives.
Werner J. Bruggeman, 88, of Erie Drive, Maria Stein, passed away of natural causes on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, at Celina Manor, in Celina.
He was born on Dec. 13, 1925, in Coldwater, to the late Edward and Catherine (Buening) Bruggeman.
On April 18, 1951, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in McCartyville, Werner married Dolores (Barhorst) Bruggeman, who survives.
Carol Dunlap–Reis, 70, of 09138 Burr Oak Road in Wapakoneta, died on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born on March 4, 1943, in Celina, to Hubert Byron and Margaret Alice (Burd) Davenport.
Survivors include two daughters, Lisa Byers of St. Marys, Theresa Dunlap of Lima, a son, Ed Dunlap of Wapakoneta, 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and a sister, Nina (Howard) Barnhart of Cloverdale.
Anna Marie (Vogan) Diedrich, 63, of 1002 N. Sugar St. in Celina, passed away at 4:54 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at the Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus after an extended illness. She was born on Feb. 6, 1951 in Celina, to the late Adam and Carol (Greber) Vogan.
On Nov. 21, 1970, she married James Allen Diedrich, who died on Jan. 16, 1993.
Edna M. Prenger, 91, of Minster, died shortly after 3 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, at Versailles Health Care Center, where she had been a resident since April 1, 2007. She had been suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's since 2005.
She was born on Jan. 7, 1923, near St Henry, the daughter of the late Urban and Augusta (Muhlenkamp) Link.
Cathy Jo Prenger, 50, of 8737 Oldtown Road in Celina, passed away at 7:20 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at her home with her family.
She was born on Dec. 31, 1963, in St. Marys, to John and Jill (Hollman) Bowers, who live in St. Marys.
On Aug. 11, 1990, she married John Prenger.
Also surviving are her children, Austin (Shelby) Prenger of Celina, brothers Mark (Patty) Bowers of St. Marys and Dan (Barbara) Bowers of Bell Center.
Cathy was preceded in death by an infant brother, Eric L. Bowers.