Archive - Obituary
January 6th, 2012
Norma L. Miller, 86, of Spencerville, died at 7:05 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima. Funeral services are incomplete at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville.
Marian Albers Holthaus, 83, of Wapakoneta, died at 9:47 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, at Auglaize Acres.
She was born on Nov. 8, 1928, in Anna, the daughter of Anthony and Helen (Raterman) Albers, and they preceded her in death.
On Aug. 19, 1950, she married Norbert C. Holthaus, and he survives in Wapakoneta.
Eva Bigelow–Carver, 82, formerly of 524 Locust St., St. Marys, died at 9:50 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on July 15, 1929, in Langley, Ark., to Lon and Lenora (Cowart) Brown, and they preceded her in death.
Suzann T. Sunderland, 63, of Celina, died at 2:48 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born on Aug. 4, 1948, in Mercer County, to Wilferd Rutschilling and Alma Schemmel, and they preceded her in death.
On May 16, 1970, she married Harry Mike Sunderland, and he survives her.
Marian Holthaus, 83, of Wapakoneta, died at 9:47 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, at Auglaize Acres.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta, where the family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.
Bonnie Lou Deitsch, 69, died on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, at Via Christia St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Wichita, Kan.
She was born on Feb. 7, 1942, in Wilsonville, Neb., to Earl and Evelyn (Martin) Kinne, and they preceded her in death.
On April 7, 1980, in Bever City, Neb., she married Lloyd Deitsch Jr., and he survives her.
She is also survived by a daughter, Elea Durr of Hoisington, Kan.; 10 brothers and sisters; a granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents.
Lewis H. Metzger, 86, of Spencerville, died on Friday afternoon, Dec. 30, 2011, at the Cleveland Clinic following complications of surgery on Nov. 4.
He was born on April 6, 1925, in Spencerville, to Frederick and Carrie Stonehill Metzger, and they preceded him in death.
On June 21, 1947, he married LaDonna E. Good, and she survives him.
Frances Catherine Wagner, 92, died at 2:45 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, at Dorothy Love Retirement Community in Sidney.
She was born on Aug. 20, 1919, in Fort Loramie, the daughter of Anthony B. and Josephine (DeBrosse) Barhorst, and they preceded him in death.
On Feb. 14, 1942, she married Edwin W. Wagner, and he preceded her in death in 1998.
Bernadine Potbury, 90, formerly of 1102 Neil Ave., St. Marys, died at 6:25 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011, at Otterbein St. Marys.
She was born on May 3, 1921, in Brown City, Mich., to Roy and Cora Mae (Walker) Eastman, and they preceded her in death.
On Aug. 5, 1939, she married Robert E. Potbury, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 21, 1993.
Virginia Mae Carter, 80, of 704 Devonshire Drive, Celina, died at 2:40 p.m. Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, at Mercer County Community Hospital.
She was born on April 4, 1931, in Lima, the daughter of LeRoy and Golda May (Goodwin) Rupert, and they preceded her in death.