Archive - Obituary
July 27th, 2012
Harold “Gene” Hunsaker, 77, of 04249 Frahm Pike, rural Celina, died at 10:40 p.m. Thursday, July 26, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on Oct. 18, 1934, in Celina, to John J. and Nevilla (Apgar) Hunsaker, and they preceded him in death.
On July 3, 1952, in St. Marys, he married Helen E. “Sis” Bowers, and she survives.
Lester Young, 74, of Celina, died at 10:25 a.m. Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at the Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford.
He was born on May 11, 1938, in Jennings County, Ind., to Ernest Young and Mable Simmons, and they preceded him in death.
On Dec. 29, 1988, he married Norma Combs, and she survives.
He is also survived by a son, Thomas Leighty of Savanna, Ga.; a daughter, Melissa (Bob) Lacey of Fayetteville, N.C.; a brother; two sisters; two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
c, died at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at Lima Memorial Hospital.
He was born on Nov. 17, 1924, in Celina, to Herbert and Ruth (Desch) Vander Horst, and they preceded him in death.
On June 9, 1957, he married Bernice “Ben” Schmitz, and she preceded him in death on July 7.
Mary M. Simon, 92, of Versailles, passed away at 5:16 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, 2012.
She was born on Feb. 13, 1920, in Piqua, to Louis and Zelma (Francis) Peltier, and they preceded her in death.
Carol J. Hagen, 91, of Celina, died at 10:31 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at the Gardens in Celina.
She was born on Jan. 24, 1921, in Northport, Mich., to Fred Baumberger and Daisy Nelson, and they preceded her in death.
On Oct. 11, 1942, she married John “Frank” Hagen, and he preceded her in death on April 6, 2009.
Rebecca Sue Hagaman, 44, of Celina, died on Monday, July 23, 2012.
She was born on April 17, 1968, in St. Marys, to James and Sharon (Morgan) Hagaman, and her father preceded her in death. Her mother, Sharon Carl, survives in Wapakoneta.
She is survived by four children, Michael and Randy Bordeaux and Jason and Jodi Moon, all of Michigan; five siblings; several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Private services will be held for the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Association of Mercer County.
George A. Cecere, 85, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:06 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima. Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Wapakoneta, where the family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.
Lance A. Evans, 66, of 5474 Henschen Road, New Knoxville, died at 5:59 p.m. Sunday, July 22, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health System.
He was born on Nov. 4, 1945, in Long Island, N.Y., to Alan and Dorothy (Bowen) Evans, and they preceded him in death.
On Nov. 15, 1965, in Hillsdale, N.J., he married Linda M. Nickl, who survives.
Sharon L. Fridley, 73, of St. Marys, died at 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born on Aug. 30, 1938, in Ada, to of Richard and Beulah (McCool) Fridley, and they preceded her in death.
She is survived by a daughter, Tammy Trego of St. Marys; four grandchildren, Heidi Herron, Heather (Ronald) Ferrell, Ernest Herron Jr. and Jayson Shively; 10 great-grandchildren; two brothers, James (Shirley) Fridley of Elida and Larry Fridley of Wapakoneta.
She was preceded in death by a great-grandson, Jayden Herron.
Jimmie Lee Vogan, 76, of 1717 Harrison Willshire Road, Ohio City, died at 6:09 a.m. Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at his residence, following a long illness.
He was born on Jan. 24, 1936, in St. Marys, the son of Tim and Olga (Kiser) Vogan, and they preceded him in death.
He married Dorothy Gibson and she survives at the residence.