Archive - Obituary
Kenton J. “Kwboy Ken” Suchland, 69, 830 Hackney St., St. Marys, died at 11:32 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital.
He was born on May 2, 1944, in Mercer County, the son of Earl and Mildred (Fulk) Suchland Sr. He married Tura Reinhart on July 2, 1966, and she survives at the residence.
Thomas J. Rable Sr., 79, of Celina, passed away at 1:05 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at the Celina Manor Nursing Home.
He was born on July 1, 1934, in St. Marys, to the late Victor J. and Matilda (Diehl) Rable.
On June 2, 1962, he married Marilyn Pleiman, who survives in Celina.
Also surviving are his children, Thomas Jr. and Rosann Rable of Celina, Mary and Ted Loose of Springboro, six grandchildren, Matthew, Miranda, Mariah, Marcus, Sara, Kristi and his brother, John Rable, of St. Marys.
Lisa Ann Norman, 49, of 602 Cleveland Ave., St. Marys, died unexpectedly at 8:12 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born on Nov. 19, 1964, in Celina, the daughter of Carolyn (Norton) and Gene Burd.
She married Kenneth Norman on May 14, 1988, and he survives at the residence.
She is also survived by her two children, Seth Norman and Kirsten Norman, both of St. Marys.
James L. “Jim” Moore, 81, of 202 S. Beech St., St. Marys, died at 2:42 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at his residence.
He was born on Feb. 18, 1932, in Allen County, the son of John H. and Thelma R. (Sawmiller) Moore.
He married Ramona F. Ball on July 7, 1954, and she preceded him in death on Nov. 18, 2010.
Mary Ann Caldwell, 81, of 12797 State Route 29, St. Marys, died at 4:05 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on Jan. 23, 1932, in Mercer County, the daughter of Michael and Antoinette (Feipel) Minch.
She married Robert Caldwell on Oct. 9, 1955, and he survives at the residence.
Marcia M. Walls, 79, of Wapakoneta, died at 10:50 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at Auglaize Acres.
She was born on May 14, 1934, in Shelby County, the daughter of Carl and Mary (Rinehart) Rickert, who preceded her in death.
On Oct. 18, 1953, she married George J. Walls, and he died on Nov. 22, 2005.
Larry Townsend, 71, of 11251 East Drive, St. Marys, died suddenly on Dec. 18, 2013, at his residence.
He was born on Dec. 11, 1942, in Mendon, the son of Merle and Theo (Brown) Townsend.
He married Janice Dunn on Feb. 28, 2005, and she survives at the residence.
He is survived by his son, Edward Townsend of St. Marys, a stepdaughter, Cherie Boedicker of St. Marys and a stepson, Shannon Boedicker of Celina.
Walter A. Strayer, 89, of New Knoxville, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at Lima Memorial Hospital, Lima.
Born on Jan. 3, 1924, in Shelby County, Mr. Strayer was the son of Edgar and Loverna (Earhart) Strayer.
He married Norma Mae Partington on June 10, 1948, and she preceded him in death on Jan. 3, 1999.
Together, they raised five children, Mary Ann Pence of Houston, Carol (Bruce) Cron of Fletcher, Cheryl (Kenneth) Carr of Sidney, Alan (Kristi) Strayer of Arcanum and Janice (Larry) Gockley, of Sidney.
Wilma “Jean” Mahaffey, 73, of Bucyrus, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, in Mansfield Med Central.
Wilma was born on March 14, 1940, in Wapakoneta, to the late George William and Ina Mae (Webb) Howell.
She was married on Oct. 24, 1959, to Robert “Bob” Mahaffey, who preceded her in death on Oct. 21, 2000.
Lois J. Ruck, 77, of 17353 Maier-Barber Road in St. Marys, died at 8:43 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice.
She was born on Aug. 26, 1936, in Waterville, N.Y. to Albert and Florabell (Carpenter) Tarbox.
On Dec. 22, 1957, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Defiance, she married James R. Ruck, who survives.