Archive - Obituary
November 17th, 2011
Elbert Baird, 88, of St. Marys, died ON Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, at St. Rita’s Medical in Lima.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
Mary Belle Norris, 97, of Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choice, St. Marys, died at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011.
She was born on Dec. 29, 1913, in Kosciusko County, Ind., to James and Florence Stackhouse, and they preceded her in death.
On Oct. 18, 1932, she married Earl E. Norris, and he preceded her in death on July 22, 1992.
She is survived by her daughter, Betty (James) Phillips of Celina; two grandsons; six great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law.
She was preceded in death by eight brothers.
Sheila A. Larck, 47, of St. Marys, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011.
She was born on Jan. 2, 1964, in South Charleston, W.Va., the daughter of Delmar Ray and Reba (Williams) Larck, and her mother survives her. Her father preceded her in death.
She is also survived by a daughter, Sara Larck; a son, Steven Larck; a sister, Kelly Larck; a brother, Jeff Larck; two grandchildren, Kagan and Rhylon Larck.
She was preceded in death by a son, Delmar Ray Wilson.
Patricia “Mama Bear” E. Deubler, 60, of 819 ½ Columbia St., St. Marys, died at 3:59 a.m. Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, in the emergency department of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital.
She was born on April 20, 1951, in Middleville, Mich., to Leo and Beulah (Murray) Oliver, and they preceded her in death.
On June 17, 1972, in Lima, she married Richard E. Deubler II, and he survives her.
Mary Jo Pfenning, 79, of 241 N. Spruce St., St. Marys, died at 8:49 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, in the emergency department of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, following a sudden illness.
She was born on April 22, 1932, in St. Marys, to William and Erma (Sprague) Suchland, and they preceded her in death.
On Oct. 2, 1952, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Marys, she married J. Philip Pfenning, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 11, 2007.
Richard E. Hoagland, 75, passed away on Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, at Garden Manor Retirement Village.
He was born on Feb. 28, 1936, in St. Marys.
He was the beloved grandfather of Shannon, Jennifer and Chelsea, and they survive him.
He is also survived by a sister, Joan (Sidney) Milder; a brother-in-law, Charles Weaver; a sister-in-law, Shirley Hobing.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Vine Street Hill Cemetery, Cincinnati, with the Rev. Elizabeth Senft officiating. Interment will follow.
John E. Fiely, 79, passed away peacefully at 4:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
John was born on Jan. 1, 1932, in St. Rose, to John J. and Gertrude (Hagadorn) Fiely, and they preceded him in death.
On Dec. 1, 1951, John married Alice E. Backs, and she survives.
Patricia Deubler, 60, of St. Marys, died on Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, in the emergency department of Joint Township District Memeorial Hospital.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road (Ohio 703 West Chapel), St. Marys.
David ‘Spock’ Bertke, 46, of Montezuma, died on Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, of a severe stroke at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.
He was born on March 7, 1965, in Coldwater, to Dennis and Ruth (Huecker) Bertke, and his father survives him in Maria Stein. His mother preceded him in death.
Spock is survived by his 10 brothers and sisters; numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
C. Donald Douglas, 68, of Wapakoneta, died at 1 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, at his son’s home in Wapakoneta.
He was born on April 27, 1943, in Long Hollow, W.Va., the son of Miner Cecil and Hattie May (Thornton) Douglas, who preceded him in death. On April 20, 1969, he married Nelia Lou Hudnall, and she died on July 30, 2008.