Archive - Obituary
July 7th, 2011
Diane Sue Koons, 70, of 1815 Winston Drive, St. Marys, died at 5:40 a.m. Wednesday, July 6, 2011, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on Sept. 5, 1940, in Sidney, the daughter of William and Eldora (Hughes) Haney, and they preceded her in death.
On July 2, 1963, she married Roger R. Koons, and he preceded her in death on July 27, 2009.
Fred W. Struben Jr., 85, of Westport, passed away at 1:05 a.m. Tuesday, July 5, 2011, at the Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.
He was born on Feb. 1, 1926, in Nebraska, Ind., to Fredrick William and Flora (Lienhoop) Struben, and they preceded him in death.
On Oct. 7, 1949, in Cincinnati, he married Dorothy Marie Fish, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 11, 1978. On June 8, 1984, in Elizabethtown, he married Joyce Ann Crawhorn, and she survives him.
Pamela J. Johnson Mangin Stover, 64, of Wapakoneta, died at 6:30 a.m. Monday, July 4, 2011, at her residence.
She was born on May 3, 1947, to Harold A. and Lola M. (Colley) Johnson in Lima. Her father preceded her in death and her mother survives in Lima.
On March 27, 1965, she married Donald D. Mangin Sr. On July 8, 1979, she married William F. Stover, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 6, 1998.
Phillip M. Lewis, 55, of 117 S. Main St., St. Marys, died on Saturday, June 25, 2011, at his residence.
He was born on Sept. 5, 1955, in Celina, the son of Raymond K. and Nora (Colwell) Lewis, and they preceded him in death.
He is survived by a daughter, Mahala Lewis of Savannah, Ga.; a granddaughter, Eisabella Bush of Savannah, Ga.; a sister, Bonnie (Bruce) Opperman of Elida; a stepsister, Judy (Chuck) Cuffaro of Gold Canyon, Ariz.; several nieces.
Sharon M. Wells-Dicke, 65, of 5336 Lake Drive, Celina, died at 8:10 a.m. Friday, July 1, 2011, at her residence.
She was born on Jan. 9, 1946, in St. Marys, to Virgil and M. Jean (Chilcoat) Keysor. Her father preceded her in death, and her mother survives her in St. Marys.
She married Darwin “Doc” Wells, and he preceded her in death in 1981. On Sept. 9, 1997, in Gatlinburg, Tenn., she married William F. Dicke, and he survives her.
David F. Hegemier, 84, of 18590 State Route 29, New Knoxville, died on Monday, July 4, 2011, at his residence.
He was on born June 22, 1927, in Auglaize County, the son of August and Esther (Roediger) Hegemier, and they preceded him in death.
On Nov. 1, 1947, he married Virginia “Ginny” Glass, and she survives him at the residence.
Debra Jean Hensley, 56, of 511 S. Beech St., St. Marys, was found dead on Saturday, July 2, 2011, at her residence.
She was born on Jan. 2, 1955, in St. Marys, the daughter of Virgil “Jack” and M. Jean (Chilcoat) Keysor, and her father preceded her in death. Her mother survives in St. Marys.
She married James Hensley in 1972 and he preceded her in death.
Leon E. Gerling, 85, of 525 W. Bremen St., New Knoxville, passed away at 9:47 a.m. Saturday, July 2, 2011, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on Nov. 5, 1925, in Minster, the son of Frank and Jennie (Bolheimer) Gerling, and they preceded him in death.
On Aug. 2, 1972, he married Rosemary W. (Landwehr) Burris, and she survives in New Knoxville.
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.