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June 29th, 2011

Francis L. Smith, 97

June 29, 2011

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

June 29, 2011

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

June 29, 2011

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

June 29, 2011

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.

June 28th

Mark Douglas Mulligan, 52

June 28, 2011

Mark Douglas Mulligan, 52, of Columbus, died on Friday, June 10, 2011, at his residence.

He was born on May 2, 1959, in Dayton to John Mulligan and Betty (Marchal) Bowersock, and they preceded him in death.

He is survived by three sons, Matthew (Felicia) Mulligan of Griffin, Ga., David Mulligan of Douglas, Ga., Danniel Mulligan of Griffin, Ga.; two grandchildren; four siblings.

He was preceded in death by a sister.

William Holtzhauer

June 28, 2011

William Holtzhauer, formerly of St. Marys, died on Sunday, June 26, 2011, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Ky.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller – Long and Folk Funeral Home, 314 W. High St., St. Marys.

Patricia Ann Freeman, 81

June 28, 2011

Patricia Ann Freeman, 81, of Viera, Fla., died at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at the Wuesthoff Hospice in Rockledge, Fla.

She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Reinhart and Henrietta Amanda (Olson) Hugelen, and they preceded her in death.

She married Clifford D. “Tip” Freeman, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 10, 1995.

She is survived by a daughter, Penny (Jerome) Sanders of N. Miami Beach, Fla.; a son, Barry (Susan) Freeman of Arlington, Va.; a grandson.

She was preceded in death by a sister and a brother.

Donna Jean Doseck, 88

June 28, 2011

Donna Jean Doseck, 88, of Spencerville, died at 2:49 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
Funeral arrangements are being completed at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville.

Marie Cordier, 82

June 28, 2011

Marie Cordier, 82, formerly of Celina, died  Monday, June 27, 2011, at Hospice of Dayton.
 Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road (Ohio 703 West Chapel), St. Marys.

Margaret A. Meckstroth, 93

June 28, 2011

Margaret A. Meckstroth, 93, formerly of New Bremen, died at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 26, 2011, at the Otterbein of St. Marys.

She was born on Feb. 14, 1918, in New Bremen, to Lafe and Hilda (Neuman) Dammeyer, and they preceded her in death.

On June 19, 1941, she married Rueben H. Meckstroth, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 5, 1996.

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