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December 17th

Benjamin John Puthoff, 29

December 17, 2012

Benjamin John Puthoff, 29, died on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus.

He was born on Jan. 24, 1983, in St. Marys to parents Teresa J. (Schulze) and John Bernard Puthoff, who survive him in Fort Laramie.

He is also survived by a son, Brayden Puthoff of Minster; two sisters; two sets of grandparents; numerous uncles, aunts and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather.

Alexander C. Reed, 87

December 17, 2012

Alexander C. Reed, 87, died on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at Community Hospital of Monterey Peninsula in Monterey, Calif.

December 14th

Nicholas E. Miller, 59

December 14, 2012

Nicholas E. Miller, 59, of New Bremen died  at 6:02 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at the Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland following a brief illness.  

He was born March 2, 1953, in Lima.  He was the son of George and Betty (Moran) Miller, both of whom preceded him in death.  

On April 20, 1979, he married Debra Wright, who survives in New Bremen.  

Teresa Slone Thornsberry, 52,

December 14, 2012

Teresa Slone Thornsberry, 52, of Raven, Ky., died on Dec. 12. 2012, in Hazard Kentucky Hospital.

She was born on June 11, 1960 in St. Marys to parents Quinton and Betty Slone, who survive.

On Nov. 7, 1987, she married Vernis Thornsberry, who survives at their residence in Raven, Ky.

She is also survived by one daughter, Vanessa Thornsberry of Raven, Ky.; by five brothers; four sisters.

She was preceded in death by two sets of grandparents; by a nephew.

Jeanne E. Dunlap, 83

December 14, 2012

Jeanne E. Dunlap, 83, of 427 Taffy Court in Union City, died at 10:45 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at Union City Care Center.

She was born on Aug. 24, 1929, in St. Marys to Otto E. and Frances Geraldine (Mooney) Schrolucke.

December 13th

Walter Roy Buckholter, 80

December 13, 2012

Walter Roy Buckholter, 80, of Celina, passed away at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at the Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater. Walter was born on Nov. 2, 1932 in Zanesville to the late Roy and Clara (Coyle) Burckholter.

On Aug. 21, 1954, he married Mary Lois Samsel.

Leroy Earl Lower Jr., 62

December 13, 2012

Leroy Earl Lower Jr., 62, of St. Marys, died at 11:15 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at VA Medical Center in Dayton.

He was born on June 10, 1950, in Kendallville, Ind., to Leroy and Martha (Daughtery) Lower Sr..

Survivors include:  three daughters, Flora Belle Lower  of Glendale, Ariz., daughter Lydia Lower  of Glendale, Ariz. and daughter Amy Lower of Winter Haven, Fla.; three sons, Luke Lower  of Glendale, Ariz., Reuben Lower  of Glendale, Ariz. and Sean Lower  of Lakeland, Fla.; three sisters.

December 12th

Leroy Earl Lower, 62

December 12, 2012

Leroy Earl Lower, 62, of St. Marys, died on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at VA Medical Center in Dayton.
Arrangements are being completed with Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.

Jeanette M. (Wermert) Doorley, 76

December 12, 2012

Jeanette M. (Wermert) Doorley, 76, died on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at Broadview Health Center in Gahanna.

She was born in St. Sebastion and was a homemaker for 56 years. She was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church for 30 years and most recently, St. Matthew Catholic Church.

Pauline E. Ruschau, 84

December 12, 2012

Pauline E. Ruschau, 84, of Ohio 119 in Maria Stein, died at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, at St. Marys Living Center. 

She was born on Oct. 21, 1928, in Coldwater to the late Louis and Rose (Spoltman) Mescher. 

She married Jerome “Jim” Ruschau on May 29, 1954.  He preceded her in death on Nov. 9, 2003.

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