Archive - Obituary
October 10th, 2011
“Al” Albert J. Barhorst, 85, of North Frankfort Street, Minster, passed away on Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, of natural causes at the Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on July 21, 1926, in Fort Loramie, to Albert H. and Anna (Barlage) Barhorst, and they preceded him in death.
On Nov. 26, 1949, at St. Augustine Church in Minster, he married Martha (Bornhorst) Barhorst, and she preceded him in death on June 18, 2010.
Robert C. M. Tittle, 63, of Celina, died on Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at his residence.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
Carl Dennis Ransbottom, 73, of 1117 Kingswood Court, Celina, died at 3:27 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at the Gardens in Celina.
He was born on Nov. 26, 1937, in Celina, to Clifford M. and Kathlene E. (Chapman) Ransbottom, and they preceded him in death.
He is survived by his children, Lori Smith, David Ransbottom and Chris Ransbottom, all of Columbus, and Renee Ransbottom of Los Angeles, Calif.; a sister.
Roger Lee Chapman, 63, of 7090 Fleetfoot Road, Celina, died at 7:45 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, at his residence.
He was born on Dec. 31, 1947, in Athens, to Donald W. and Mae B. (Blankenship) Chapman, and they preceded him in death.
On April 2, 1966, he married Paula Muter, and she survives him in Celina.
He is also survived by his sons, Kelly (Julie) Chapman and Nathan (Stephanie) Chapman; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one brother.
He was preceded in death by a brother.
Anna Louise Koch, 101, of Venice, Fla., formerly of Wapakoneta, died on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at her residence.
Friends may call from 4p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Schlosser Funeral Home and Cremation Services 615 N. Dixie Hwy., Wapakoneta, where arrangements are incomplete.
Elmer H. Will, 88, of 15 N. Jefferson St., New Bremen, died at 5:39 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, at the St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.
He was born on Jan. 4, 1923, in Carthagena. He was the son of Ferd D. and Ida F. (Kaup) Will.
Charles L. Steinke, 81, of West Cisco Road, Sidney, passed away of natural causes on Friday morning, Sept. 30, 2011, at Dorothy Love Retirement Community, Sidney.
He was born on April 1, 1930, in Burkettsville, to the late Isadore and Bertha (Tumbusch) Steinke.
On Oct. 27, 1951, at Precious Blood Catholic Church in Chickasaw, Charles married Armella (Bills) Steinke who survives.
Elsworth J. “Red” Emans, 89, of Celina, died at 12:46 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
He was born on Aug. 12, 1922, in Mendon, to Austin Oliver and Mae Zillah (Rhoades) Emans, and they preceded him in death.
On Aug. 19, 1944, he married Doris I. Winter, and she preceded him in death on March 27, 2004.
Douglas E. Weaver, 57, of 15784 Koenig Road, St. Marys, died on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011, at University Hospital in Cincinnati.
He was born on May 28, 1954, in Coldwater, to Elmer and Mary Jane (Monnier) Weaver, and they survive him in Minster.
On Jan. 13, 1979, in St. Marys, he married Donna Jean Wogaman, and she survives.
Nancy J. Lawrence, 87, of Celina, died at 10:43 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at Celina Manor.
She was born on Aug. 24, 1924, in Ottawa, to Merle E. Blue and Quilla V. Trachsel, and they preceded her in death.
On Oct. 15, 1944, she married James E. Lawrence, and he preceded her in death on March 1, 2006.