Archive - Obituary
July 28th, 2014
William “Bill” Poeppelman, 91, of Minster, died at 10:10 p.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at Elmwood of New Bremen.
He was born on May 7, 1923, in Minster, to the late Bernard (Ben) and Mary (Schelhaus) Poeppelman.
He married Martha A. Knostman on June 27, 1947, in Minster. She preceded him in death on Feb. 19, 2009.
Thomas A. Broyles, 72, of Ottawa, and Wildwood, Fla., died on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at his residence at Continental Country Club in Wildwood, Fla.
He was born on Dec. 22, 1942, in St. Marys to Warren and Virginia (Fischer) Broyles.
Roger A. Wiehe, 72, of 751 Deford St., Celina, died on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at his residence after a long illness.
He was born on Sunday, Jan. 25, 1942, in New Bremen, the son of Victor and Marie (Luebkeman) Wiehe.
He married Sandra Fannon on Sept. 11, 1970, in Celina, and she survives at the residence.
He is also survived by two daughters, Wendy Wiehe Hooper, of Virginia, and Kimberly (Tony) Woods, of St. Marys; and by three grandchildren, Darren Sturgill, Hunter Woods and Mackenzie Woods.
John K. “Hiney” Barhorst, 61, of Fort Recovery Road, Fort Loramie, passed away on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in the Wilson Memorial Hospital Emergency Room.
He had been in an automobile accident on Ohio 47, but the cause of the accident has not yet been determined.
He was born on Nov. 7, 1952, in Sidney, to the late Henry and Mary (Spillers) Barhorst.
On June 20, 1992, at Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Newport, John married Anne Marie (Kremer) Barhorst, who survives at home.
Jean Keysor, 85, of 514 N. Front St., St. Marys, died at 10:03 a.m. Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Vancrest of St. Marys Nursing Home.
She was born on Friday, Jan. 11, 1929, in St. Marys, the daughter of Floyd and Blanche (Wurster) Chilcoat.
She married Virgil “Jack” Keysor on Aug. 3, 1945, and he preceded her in death in February 2005.
Lorraine E. Nolte, 89, of St. Marys, died at 7:20 p.m. Sunday, July 20, 2014, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born on Aug. 27, 1924, in St. Marys, the daughter of the late Joseph “Quince” and Leona (Caldwell) Alspach.
On Jan. 1, 1944, she married Donald E. Nolte, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 24, 1986.
Max Joseph Schmidt, 62, of Fort Loramie-Swanders Road, (Swanders) Sidney, was found to have passed away of natural causes at his residence on Saturday, July 12, 2014.
He was born on Sept. 15, 1951, at Goldsboro, N.C., to the late Louis “Joe” Schmidt and Marjorie (Liette) Schmidt, who survives in New Bremen.
Harold H. Tuttle, 57, of 124 E. Union St. in Spencerville, died on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at his residence.
He was born on March 17, 1957, in Lima, to William and Patty Lou (Pavel) Tuttle.
Norma Jean Schumm, 88, of Syracuse, Ind., passed away at 1 a.m. Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Millers Merry Manor in Syracuse.
She was born on Aug. 3, 1925, in Willshire, to David F. and Florene M. (Dudgeon) Carr.
She grew up in Willshire and graduated in 1943 from Willshire High School.
She was married on June 2, 1946, in Willshire, to Henry L. “Hank” Schumm, who preceded her in death on Aug. 6, 2005.
Opal L. Miller, 98, of Cridersville, died at 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 11, 2014, at Cridersville Health Care.
She was born on Aug. 2, 1915, in Auglaize County, the daughter of the late Isaac and Louise Schlenker Mowery.
On April 8, 1937, she married Elbert Merle Miller, who died on July 8, 2000.