Archive - Obituary
Ronald Spitler, 78, of St. Marys, died on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health System.
Arrangements are being completed with Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys.
Nancy Templeton, 64, of New Knoxville, died on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at JTDM Hospital in St. Marys.
Arrangements are being completed with the Vornholt–Miller Funeral Home in New Knoxville.
Loretta S. Westerheide, 78, of Mount Vernon, died at her home on Dec. 15, 2012, in Mount Vernon.
She was born in Carthegena on April 22, 1934, to the late Adolph and Theresa (Wuebker) Severt. Loretta was a 1952 graduate of Memorial High School in St. Marys.
She met and married Robert L. Westerheide on June 25, 1960.
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, died on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at Community Hospital of Monterey Peninsula in Monterey, Calif.
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, 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, 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.
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, 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.