Archive - Obituary
June 4th, 2014
Leo J. Tebbe, 85, of 00995 Southland Road in rural New Bremen, died at 6:40 p.m. Monday, June 2, 2014, in the emergency department of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on Aug. 20, 1928, in Glynwood, to William and Mary (Kramer) Tebbe.
On April 25, 1953, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Marys, he married Mary A. Craft, who survives.
Wilfred J. Klenke, 91, of Coldwater, died on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at Briarwood Village.
He was born on June 2, 1922, in St. Henry to the late Norbert and Victoria (Thobe) Klenke.
He married Frances (Selhorst) on Sept. 4, 1948, in Carthagena and she survives in Coldwater.
Ethel L. Sudman, 99, formerly of New Bremen, died at 4:10 a.m. Thursday, May 29, 2014, at The Gardens of Celina where she had resided since 2007. She was born on May 5, 1915, in German Township, Auglaize County, near New Bremen.
She was the daughter of William and Clara (Wierwille) Ahlers.
On Sept. 8, 1932, she married Wilbert Sudman, who preceded her in death on May 11, 2002.
Survivors include her children, Kenneth (Regina) Sudman and Lee (Patricia) Sudman, both of St. Marys and Beverly (Harold) Donovan of Celina.
Merle D. Schuller, 78, of 04912 Salem – Noble Road in rural St. Marys, died at 1:30 a.m. Thursday, May 29, 2014, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born March 28, 1936 in Putnam County, to Bernard and Ella (Drew) Schuller.
On June 6, 1958, at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in St. Marys, he married Carolyn M. Metz, who survives.
Ralph J. Enneking, 77, of New Bremen, died at 10:29 p.m. Sunday, May 25, 2014, at his residence.
He was born on March 2, 1937, in Minster, the son of the late John and Edna (Schmiesing) Enneking.
On Sept. 17, 1960, he married Doris Meiring, who survives in New Bremen.
Linda Mae Mabry, 56, of 937 Hendricks Ave., St. Marys, died at 4:21 a.m. Saturday, May 24, 2014, at her daughter’s residence in St. Marys.
She was born on Jan. 23, 1958, in Flatwoods, Ky., the daughter of Ova and Rosie (Bledsoe) Carroll.
She married Berkley “Cubby” Mabry, and he preceded her in death.
Mary Alberta “Birdie” Edwards, 87, of Sidney, went home to be with her Lord at 1:05 a.m. Saturday, May 24, 2014, at Fair Haven Nursing Home in Sidney. She was born on Nov. 12, 1926, to the late Wesley O. and Nellie M. (Chiles) Schroerlucke.
On May 6, 1945, she married Kenneth “Kenny” Edwards. He preceded her in death.
Florience “Dick” R. Dicke, 93, formerly of 15597 Koenig Road in rural St. Marys, died at 4:05 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at Auglaize Acres Nursing Home in Wapakoneta.
He was born on May 21, 1921, in Mercer County, to Anna (Moeller) and Florience Dicke Sr.
He first married Lorine Duncan, who preceded him in death. He later married Gertrude “Trudy” Hibbs, who survives.
Jean L. Smith, 91, of 11121 Circle Drive, St. Marys, died at 10 p.m. Monday, May 12, 2014, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community.
She was born on Dec. 20, 1922, in St. Marys, the daughter of John and Lucy (Coil) Beale.
She married Darell S. Smith on Nov. 13, 1944, in San Francisco, and he preceded her in death on June 23, 2009.
Mary Ann Brotherwood, 86, of 922 Hendricks Ave. in St. Marys, died at 8:59 a.m. Monday, May 12, 2014, at Lima Memorial Health System.
She was born on April 18, 1928, in St. Marys, to Harry R. and Elizabeth Rachel (Miller) Boltz.
On April 4, 1953, in Portland, Ind., she married Donald L. Brotherwood, who survives.