Archive - Obituary
August 5th, 2011
Rita J. Diller, 79, of Coldwater, died on Friday, Aug. 5, 2011, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.
She was born on May 3, 1932, in St. Marys, to Edward and Rose (Hemmelgarn) Ruther, and they preceded her in death.
On May 29, 1954, in St. Marys, she married Donald J. Diller, and he preceded her in death on May 1, 2001.
Rita is survived by three children, Kenneth Diller of Indianapolis, Ind., Christine (James) Grilliot of Bremen and Cathy (Tony) Puthoff of Philothea; three grandchildren; three sisters.
Karl E. Allmandinger, 78, of Troy, formerly of Celina, died at 7:38 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5, 2011, at his residence.
He was born on Feb. 9, 1933, in Mercer County, to Karl M. and Chloa E. (Smith) Allmandinger, and they preceded him in death.
On June 1, 1952, he marred Helen M. Howell, and she preceded him in death on May 20, 2006.
Mary M. Axe, 89, of St. Marys, died on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, at the Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
Mary was born on Jan. 15, 1922, in St. Marys, to August “Gus” and Nettie Mae (Bower) Schaffer.
On Dec. 24, 1945, in St. Marys, she married Richard “Red” Axe, and he preceded her in death in 1978.
Landen Thomas Phlipot, 3 months, of 25 S. Main St., New Bremen, died on Saturday morning, July 30, 2011, at his residence of natural causes.
He is the son of Joey and Jessica (Pohlman) Phlipot, and they survive him.
He is also survived by a sister, Hailee; his grandparents, Ted and Diane Pohlman of Yorkshire, Tina Philpot of Piqua and Andy and Brianna Phlipot of Minster; his great-grandparents, Clete and Rose Dirksen of Darke County, Gene and Mary Lou Phlipot of Minster and John and Sandy Eilerman of Minster; his godparents, Brittney Homan and Otto Schwieterman.
Jack J. Emrick, 45, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:25 p.m. Saturday, July 30, 2011, at Lima Memorial Health System, Emergency Room, from injuries suffered in an accident at his home site near Wapakoneta.
He was born on Feb. 7, 1966, in Lima, the son of James Walker and Ruth (Thuman) Emrick. His mother survives in Wapakoneta, and his father died on April 19.
G.M. Alspaugh, 85, of Celina, died on Tuesday, July 19, 2011, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
He was born on Oct. 16, 1925, in Willshire, to Arnold and Ruah (Clouse) Alspaugh. On Jan. 11, 1948, he married Bonnie Burke, and she preceded him in death.
He is survived by four sons, Albert (Dayle) Alspaugh of Rockford, Terry (Beth) Alspaugh of Decatur, Ind., Mark (Rhonda) Alspaugh of Celina and Todd (Melissa) Alspaugh of Greenville; two sisters; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Harold R. (Ray) Siler, 78, passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2011, at his home in Greenfield, Mo.
He was born on June 30, 1933, in Mendon, and lived as a child there and in Indian River, Mich., where he graduated from Onaway High School in 1951.
Ray was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Panama in 1953. He worked for 35 years at the Ford Motor plant in Lima as a skilled tradesman. Ray fixed the machines that kept the line rolling until his retirement in 1991.
Norman Henry Schrolucke, 90, formerly of 10472 Plattner Pike, New Knoxville, died on Wednesday evening, July 27, 2011, at the St. Marys Living Center.
He was born on Feb. 7, 1921, in Van Buren Township, the son of Henry and Louise (Henschen) Schrolucke.
On July 4, 1943, he married LaRue Eversman, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 19, 1990.
Renee Marie Muhlenkamp, 41, of 1910 Barnsbury Court, Celina, died at 7:55 p.m. Saturday, July 23, 2011, at her residence.
She was born on Aug. 15, 1969, in Knob Noster, Mo., to Thomas and Ruth (Reitz) Muhlenkamp of Coldwater.
She is survived by her special friend, Denise Warnecke of Celina; two brothers; a sister; eight nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Celina, with the Rev. Kenneth Alt officiating. Private family interment will be in St. Elizabeth Cemetery.
Maxine E. Head, 92, formerly of 1300 Queensbury Drive, Celina, died at 3:57 p.m. Friday, July 22, 2011, at the Gardens at Celina.
She was born on July 19, 1919, in Grabill, Ind., to Noah and Lillie (Grabill) Roth, and they preceded her in death.
On Aug. 22, 1943, she married the Rev. Glen D. Head, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 14, 1998.
She is survived by her son, the Rev. Bruce D. (Nancy) Head of Celina; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister.