Archive - Obituary
August 1st, 2014
Dorothy I.S. Lesher, 88, of Otterbein — St. Marys, and formerly of New Bremen, died at 12:55 a.m. Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on Sept. 24, 1925, near New Bremen, the daughter of the late Irwin and Ida (Poppe) Neuman.
On Jan. 25, 1948, she married Clarence Lesher, who survives in St. Marys.
Theresa M. Case, 80, formerly of Auglaize County Road 33A in St. Marys, died at 12:10 a.m. Sunday, July 27, 2014, in the emergency department of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital.
She was born on Nov. 23, 1933, in Auglaize County, to Louis and Elizabeth (Yahl) Dietz.
On Aug. 22, 1953, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Marys, she married William M. Case, who died on Sept. 17, 2000.
Mary K. Houser, 82, of Mendon, died at 2:17 p.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center, of natural causes.
She was born on Feb. 17, 1932, in Van Wert County, to parents Harley and Violet (Wheeler) Washburn, both of whom preceded her in death.
On June 30, 1951, she married William Houser, who preceded her in death on July 25, 2005.
Edith M. Stroh, 94, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:43 p.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Otterbein Cridersville, from complications of a recent stroke.
She was born on Jan. 28, 1920, in Wapakoneta, the daughter of Joseph and Sarah (Higgins) Kohler, who preceded her in death.
On July 9, 1942, she married Harold V. Stroh, and he survives.
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.