Archive - Obituary
October 5th, 2012
Gertrude E. Ripploh, 90, of Minster, died at 8:10 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Minster.
She was born on Sept. 20, 1922, in Colifax, Ill., to Richard and Stella (Fitzpatrick) Kelley, and they preceded her in death.
She married her first husband Deidrich in 1943, and he preceded her in death in 1958. She married her second husband William A. Ripploh on Jan. 2, 1961, in St. Marys, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 7, 2011.
Dorothy E. Wolf, 101, of Minster, died at 12:10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center.
She was born on May 16, 1911, in Fort Loramie, to Frank and Emma (Ernst) Boerger, and they preceded her in death.
On Feb. 3, 1937, she married Albert H. Wolf, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 2, 1997.
Robert Evans, 85, died on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, at the home of his nephew and niece, Robert M. and Karen V. Evans in Celina.
He was born on Feb. 27, 1927, in Wellston, to Robert W. and Catherine (Durkin) Evans, and they preceded him in death.
He married Alice Castles, and she preceded him in death.
He is survived by three sisters-in-law; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two siblings.
He served in the Navy during World War II.
Ruth E. (Huston) Shadrach, 77, of Celina, died on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on March 1, 1935, in Chattanooga, to Jesse E. and Barbara D. (Daughtery) Huston, and they preceded her in death.
She married Guy Shadrach, and he preceded her in death in 2009.
Paul “Slim” E. Timmerman, 85, of 14492 Kohler Lane, Wapakoneta, died at 3:07 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born on Sept. 2, 1927, in Wapakoneta, the son of Lawrence and Emma (Bonnoront) Timmerman, and they preceded him in death.
In August 1950, in St. Marys, he married Delores “June” Whited, and she preceded him in death.
Tyler J. Kuhn, 19, of Greenville, passed away at 7:16 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012.
He was born on April 22, 1993, in Dayton, the son of Tim and Barb (Bauman) Kuhn of Greenville, and they survive him.
He is also survived by a brother, Tony Kuhn (Amanda McDorman) of Greenville; a sister, Brittany Kuhn of Greenville; his grandparents, Ann and Larry Kuhn of New Bremen and Jeanne Bauman of Defiance; his aunts and uncles, Jamie and Sheila Kuhn of New Bremen, Doug and Lori Harrow of Defiance and Jeff and Daphne Bauman of Defiance; numerous cousins.
Eileen S. Bubp, 74, of Albuquerque, N.M., formerly of New Knoxville, died on Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, at Canyon Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque, N.M., after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.
She was born on Feb. 5, 1938, in Celina, to Albert and Marcella Clausing of St. Marys, and they preceded her in death.
On March 15, 1958, she married Gene Bubp, and he survives at their residence.
Charlene J. Kelch, 78, of Eaton, passed away on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at Vancrest Health Care Center in Eaton after an extended illness.
She was born on Dec. 22, 1933, in New Bremen, to Wilbur Herman and Donna (Bartlett) Schroer, and they preceded her in death.
Barbara Lee (Boehringer) Norton, 58, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:40 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born on April 23, 1954, to Paul and Wilma (Riffle) Boehringer, and they preceded her in death.
Margaret M. Hawkey, 87, formerly of Celina, died at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community.
She was born on May 25, 1925, in Celina, to Harry and Ica (Miller) Robbins, and they preceded her in death.
On Feb. 14, 1946, she married William Lloyd Hawkey, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 25, 2007.