Archive - Obituary
July 1st, 2011
Sharon Wells-Dicke, 65, of 5336 Lake Drive, in Celina, died on Friday, July 1, 2011, at her residence. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Miller Funeral Home,1605 Celina Road (Ohio 703 West Chapel), in St. Marys. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. A complete obituary will appear in Tuesday’s edition of this newspaper.
John Wayne McGough, 67, of 208 Portland St., Celina, died at 9 a.m. Thursday, June 30, 2011, at the St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born on Feb. 16, 1944, in Celina, to Wallace and Genevieve (Stiner) McGough, and they preceded him in death.
On Jan. 27, 1973, he married Sharon Hanna, and she survives him in Celina.
He is also survived by his children, Tambra and Josh Kimmel of Celina, David and Nikki Hole of Celina, Tracy Hole and Nikki Riley of Celina; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers; three sisters.
Phillip Lewis, 55, of 117 S. Main St., St. Marys, died on Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at his residence.
Auglaize County Coroner Dr. Thomas R. Freytag has ordered an autopsy be performed to determine the cause of his death. Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
James Raterman, 67, of Sidney, formerly of Russia, died on Wednesday afternoon June 29, 2011.
He was born on June 1, 1944, in Piqua, to George and Marie (Peltier) Raterman, and they preceded him in death.
On Oct. 17, 1964, he married Joyce Voisard, and she preceded him in death on April 4, 1987. On July 24, 1994, he married Joyce Meyer, and she survives him.
Harold W. (Hal) Huwer, 84, of Kettering, passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at Kettering Medical Center.
He was born in St. Marys.
He married Evelyn, and she preceded him in death.
He is survived by a son, Michael; a daughter, Lisa; a grandson, Christian Huwer, who is serving his country in Afaganistan as an airman in the Air Force; a daughter-in-law, Courtney Huwer, of Barksdale Air Force Base; two great-grandsons, Landon and Mason, of Barksdale Air Force Base.
Phyllis Marie Cook, 80, of 806 Laurel Drive, St. Marys, died at 11:55 a.m. Monday, June 27, 2011, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community.
She was born on Feb. 25, 1931, in Wexford County, Mich., the daughter of Harry and Lou (Smith) Deuel, and they preceded her in death.
She married Everett Goldsmith in 1951, and he preceded her in death; she married Dean Cook in 1977, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 4, 2006.
Francis L. Smith, 97, of 217 E. Oak St., Celina, died at 12:50 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at the Gardens of Celina.
He was born on Nov. 19, 1913, in Coldwater, to Louis and Caroline (Schwartz) Smith, and they preceded him in death.
On Oct. 18, 1937, he married Anna Margaret Zender, and she preceded him in death on March 2, 2007.
He is survived by a son, Patrick (Janet) Smith of Celina; two daughters, Judy (Joe) Otte of North Star and Elaine (Jim) Loughridge of Coldwater; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren.
Donna Jean Becker Doseck, 88, of rural Spencerville, died at 2:49 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at the St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born on Aug. 18, 1922, in Salem Township, to George E. and Nellie M. (Hays) Becker, and they preceded her in death.
On April 5, 1947, she married William A. Doseck, and he preceded her in death on June 29, 2001.
William G. Holtzhauer, 79, formerly of 1709 Kingsbury Drive, St. Marys, died on Sunday, June 26, 2011, at St. Joseph Hospice in Lexington, Ky.
He was born on Aug. 27, 1931, in St. Marys, the son of Charles and Zeitha (Richards) Holtzhauer, and they preceded him in death.
On Jan. 14, 1961, he married Carol Nolan, and she preceded him in death on March 16, 1995.
Marie L. Cordier, 82, formerly of 08361 Burd Road, Celina, died at 7 a.m. Monday, June 27, 2011, at Hospice of Dayton.
She was born on Dec. 7, 1928, in Wapakoneta, to Guy and Alma (Sandkuhl) Benzing, and they preceded her in death.
On May 24, 1954, in St. Marys, she married Paul F. Cordier, and he preceded her in death on June 22, 2000.