Archive - Obituary
September 9th, 2014
Robert P. Koch, 92, of 1210 W. High St., St. Marys, died at 11 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on Jan. 10, 1922, in Wapakoneta, the son of Gus and Ann (Kachelreis) Koch.
He married Jeanne Quellhorst on April 26, 1945, and she preceded him in death on Oct. 11, 1958.
He then married Lois Bowers, and she preceded him in death.
Agnes V. Schmerge, 60, of St. Marys, passed away peacefully at 6:53 a.m. Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at Heritage Manor, Minster.
She was born on March 5, 1954, in St. Marys, to Alvin and Dolores (Otting) Schulze, both of whom preceded her in death.
She married Jim Schmerge on May 14, 1977, and he survives at the residence.
Diana G. Hagan, 69, of 3648 State Route 66, Houston, died unexpectedly on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in the emergency department of Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney.
She was born on Dec. 16, 1944, in St. Marys, the daughter of Jack and Karma (Wyatt) Campbell.
Donald Edward Steinke, 81, of St. Marys, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, at his home, surrounded by family.
He was born on Jan. 4, 1933, in Wapakoneta, the son of Rudolph and Marcella (Schneider) Steinke. In 1951, Donald graduated from St. Joseph High School, Wapakoneta. On Aug. 4, 1956, at Holy Rosary Church in St. Marys, he married Ann Marie Catherine (Dietz) Steinke, who survives.
Charles P. Ross, 90, of 407 Arlington St., St. Marys, died at 6:36 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital.
He was born on March 26, 1924, in Cadiz, the son of Ralph and Cora (Timmons) Ross.
He married Ethel Rucker on July 16, 1945, in Catlettsburg, Ky., and she preceded him in death on July 2, 2010.
Marilyn J. Henning, 82, of 513 Webb St. in St. Marys, died at 1:35 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at Otterbein – St. Marys, following a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer.
She was born on Nov. 25, 1931, in Hume, to Wilbur and Mary (Naumburg) Lee. She was a graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School class of 1949. On Nov. 15, 1951, in St. Marys, she married William C. Henning, who died on March 30, 2010.
Karen M. Shrock, 73, of 10805 Celina-Mendon Road, Mendon, died at 11 p.m. Saturday, Aug.30, 2014, at her son’s residence in Versailles.
She was born on Jan. 23, 1941, in New Knoxville, the daughter of Nathan and Dorothy (McQueen) Smith.
She married Steven H. Shrock Sr. on Feb. 15, 1958, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 19, 2011.
Adam D. Warren, 34, of 74 Riley St., Montezuma, died at 10:15 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born on June 16, 1980, in Dayton, the son of Alan and Debra (Mullins) Warren.
He married Trista Scaggs on May 18, 2003, in Clayton, and she survives at the residence.
Susan “Sue” Collingsworth, 71, of 903 E. Spring St., St. Marys, died 11:05 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at the St. Marys Living Center.
She was born on June 10, 1943, in Garrett, Ind., the daughter of Martha (Daughtery) and Leroy Lower Sr.
She married Fred Collingsworth on April 24, 1971, and he survives in St. Marys.
She is survived by her children, Glenda (John Proutey) Garrison of Lexington, Ky.; Fred Collingsworth Jr. of St. Marys; Jeff (Amanda) Collingsworth of Sidney; by five grandchildren and two sisters.
Raymond A. Heitman, 89, of 10701 State Route 119, Anna, died at 8:12 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney, following a brief illness.
He was born on Sept. 18, 1924, in Minster, to Albert and Margaret (Zircher) Heitman. They preceeded him in death.
He was married on April 25,1945, to Betty Hamp, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 7, 2011.