Archive - Obituary
July 25th, 2011
John David Hilty, 93, formerly of Spencerville, died on Saturday, July 23, 2011, at his residence in Columbus.
He was born on April 5, 1918, in Amanda Township, to Homer John and Alvina (Basinger) Hilty, and they preceded him in death.
He was married to Doris June Burnfield for 62 years, and she preceded him in death in 2008.
He is survived by two children, Dorothy Alice Hilty May (Jim) of Columbus and David Dee Hilty (Cheryl) of Plymouth, Ind; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two great-great-granchildren.
Irma Taylor, 89, of St. Marys, died on Saturday, July 23, 2011, at her residence.
Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Miller Long and Folk Funeral Home, 314 W. High St., St. Marys.
A full obituary will be published in tomorrow’s edition of this newspaper.
Maxine E. Head, 92, of Celina, died at 3:57 p.m. Friday, July 22, 2011, at the Celina Manor Nursing Home.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home in Celina.
Dr. Duane N. Sunderman, 83, of Hilliard, passed away suddenly on Friday, July 22, 2011.
He was born on July 14, 1928, in Wadsworth, to Richard B. and Caroline N. Sunderman, and they preceded him in death.
He was married to Joan H. Sunderman for 58 years, and she survives him.
Beatrice C. Young, 95, formerly of 323 S. Walnut St., New Bremen, died at 8:54 a.m. Saturday, July 23, 2011, at the Otterbein of St. Marys.
She was born on Oct. 31, 1915, in Yellow Springs, the daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. C. Harold Clerke, and they preceded her in death.
On Sept. 22, 1938, she married S. Chester Young, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 1, 1982.
Jeannette M. Arnold, 84, of Virginia Beach, Va., died at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 21, 2011, at her residence.
She was born on Sept. 28, 1926, in Auglaize County, to Ernest and Martha (Post) Mertz, and they preceded her in death.
On Aug. 6, 1949, she married Alvin W. Arnold, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 13, 1977.
Earl W. E. Sollmann, 79, of Bradford, formerly of New Bremen, died on Wednesday, July 20, 2011, at Koester Pavilion in Troy.
Earl was born on Nov. 11, 1931, in German Township, to J. H. William and Emma (Brueggeman) Sollmann, and they preceded him in death.
Timothy L. Siemer, 45, of 410 S. Ash St., St. Marys, died at 2:55 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, 2011, at James Cancer Center in Columbus.
He was born on July 29, 1965, in Lima, to Ned and Darlene (Burnett) Siemer, and his father preceded him in death. His mother survives him.
On March 18, 1993, in St. Marys, he married Jammie S. Weiler, and she survives him.
Walter H. Stinebaugh, 88, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:40 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, 2011, at the Wapakoneta Manor, surrounded by his family.
He was born on Oct. 22, 1922, in Auglaize County, the son of Oscar and Edith (Weadock) Stinebaugh, and they preceded him in death.
On Nov. 21, 1942, he married Jean (Cogan) Stinebaugh, and she preceded him in death on April 4, 2002.
Robert H. Hegemier, 88, of 1909 Kishler Drive, St. Marys, died at 2:15 a.m. Tuesday, July 19, 2011, at St. Marys Living Center.
He was born on Jan. 12, 1923, in Ansonia, to Emil and Martha (Vogel) Hegemier, and they preceded him in death.
On May 27, 1944, at Walnut Grove Methodist Church in rural Auglaize County, he married Mary Lea Schamp, and she survives him.