Archive - Obituary
September 30th, 2011
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.
Beverly J. Podoll, 86, formerly of New Bremen and a resident of the Otterbein of St. Marys, died at 7:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, at the Otterbein of St. Marys.
She was born on Oct. 4, 1924, in West Salem, Wis., the daughter of Lawrence F. and Theodora (Storandt) Young, and they preceded her in death.
On Dec. 23, 1945, she married Russell H. Podoll, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 22, 2007.
Constance J. Bruns – Enicks, 70, formerly of St. Marys, died on Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, in Zephyrhills, Fla.
She was born on March 21, 1941, in Lenore, W.Va., to Nelson and Emma (Bevins) Hall, and they preceded her in death.
On Aug. 22, 1983, in Greenville, she married Franklin O. Enicks, and he preceded her in death on June 30, 2004.
Helen Hazel (Swink) Smith, 100, of 1011 Kensington Lane, Celina, died at 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, at the Miller House in Celina.
She was born on Feb. 16, 1911, in Wapakoneta, to Harry and Mary (Varner) Swink, and they preceded her in death.
On Aug. 25, 1933, she married Gerald William Smith, and he preceded her in death in 1982.
She is survived be her daughter, Marilyn Sue Locke of Mansfield; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
Babette O. Mack, 90, formerly of Spencerville and a resident of Otterbein St. Marys, died at 1:35 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on May 11, 1921, in Philadelphia, Pa., to William and Gretchen Rammel Brown, and they preceded her in death.
On June 2, 1946, she married Ray H. Mack, and he preceded her in death on May 23, 2008.
She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law; three nephews.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents.
Orva C. Smallwood, 94, of Wapakoneta, died at 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, at Otterbein Cridersville.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Schlosser Funeral Home and Cremation Services, where arrangements are incomplete.