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November 1st, 2011

Roberta Barnes, 94

November 1, 2011

Roberta Barnes, 94, of St. Marys, died on Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, at Otterbein – St. Marys.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.

Lavern S. Rindler, 86

November 1, 2011

Lavern S. Rindler, 86, of St. Henry, died at 10:40 a.m. Monday, Oct. 31, 2011, at the Gardens at St. Henry.

He was born on Jan. 1, 1925, in Cranberry Prairie, to Ferd and Mary (Bohman) Rindler, and they preceded him in death.

On Oct. 5, 1948, in North Star, he married Dolores H. (Huber), and she preceded him in death on Sept. 30, 2001.

October 31st

Rita F. Siefring, 79

October 31, 2011

Rita F. Siefring, 79, of Carthagena, formerly of Burkettsville, died at 4:05 a.m. Monday, Oct. 31, 2011, at St. Charles Center in Carthagena.

She was born on Nov. 22, 1931, in Yorkshire, to Joseph and Katherine (Walterbusch) Mescher, and they preceded her in death.

On June 17, 1959, in Osgood, she married Elmer J. Siefring, and he preceded her in death on April 9, 2005.

Marie C. (Ratterman) Meinerding, 87

October 31, 2011

Marie C. (Ratterman) Meinerding, 87, formerly of Louis Street, Fort Loramie, passed away of natural causes Sunday morning, Oct. 30, 2011, at the Versailles Health Care Center, where she had been a resident.

She was born on Jan. 3, 1924, in Dayton, to George and Jane (Barga) Ratterman, and they preceded her in death.

On June 21, 1947, at St. Michael Church in Fort Loramie, Marie was married to Ivo H. Mienerding, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 13, 1996.  

Lowell E. Loughridge, 87

October 31, 2011

Lowell E. Loughridge, 87, of 1909 Knapke Court, Celina, died on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, at Celina Manor.

He was born on Jan. 23, 1924, in Celina, to James L. and Ilo D. (Ford) Loughridge, and they preceded him in death.

On Oct. 17, 1945, he married Lucille C. Meier, and she preceded him in death on July 22, 2009.

Janet S. Mackenbach, 64

October 31, 2011

Janet S. Mackenbach, 64, of 12012 Evans Road, Mendon, died at 9:55 a.m. Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.

She was born on Dec. 1, 1946, in Buckland, to Gerald and Leota (King) Shoffstall, and they preceded her in death.

On April 20, 1964, in Wapakoneta, she married Thomas A. Mackenbach, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 5, 2006.

Iva Jean Gibson, 77

October 31, 2011

Iva Jean Gibson, 77, of 111 Clearview Court, St. Marys, died on Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in St. Marys.

She was born on Jan. 14, 1934, in Middlesboro, Ky., the daughter of Rubin and Woodie (Webb) Burns, and they preceded her in death.

On June 10, 1954, she married Kenneth Gibson, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 20, 2000.

She is survived by her two children, Gary (Charlene) Gibson of St. Marys and Lisa (David) Coates of Scottsburg, Ind.; nine grandchildren; one brother, the Rev. Jack (Opal) Burns of St. Marys.

October 28th

Frederick Leo Cress, 85

October 28, 2011

Frederick Leo Cress, 85, of Lima, died on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, at Vancrest of Delphos.

He was born to Cecil and Catherine Cress of Bucyrus, and they preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife, Georgia; a daughter, Kathleen (Robert) Wittorf of Sarasota Springs, Utah; two sons, Larry (Virginia) Cress of Lima and Eric (Mary) Cress of El Paso, Texas; five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sisters.

He retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in St. Marys.

Herbert C. Topp, 72

October 28, 2011

Herbert C. Topp, 72,  of Mechanicsburg, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, after injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

He was born on Aug. 1, 1939, in New Bremen, to Walter Carl and Angela Catherine (Berning) Topp, and they preceded him in death.

October 27th

Janice Elaine Seibert, 74

October 27, 2011

Janice “Janet” Elaine Seibert, 74, of 106 N. Main St., Mendon, died at 9:37 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011, at her residence.

She was born on Aug. 9, 1937, in St. Marys, to William and Golda (Goodwin) Rupert, and they preceded her in death.

She married Larry Seibert, and he preceded her in death.

She is survived by a daughter, Pam Lawson of Mendon; 12 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; three sisters; three brothers.

 

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