Archive - Obituary
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.
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, 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, 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.
Nora Lee Smith, 82, of Celina died at 4:47 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center in Van Wert.
She was born on Oct. 25 1930, in Center Township to parents Dale and Lenora Burd Snavely, who preceded her in death.
On July 8, 1950, she married Ronald Smith, who survives her.
Other survivors include a son, Dale (Donna) Smith of Celina; two daughters, Beth Ann and Kelly Hoffman of Celina; a sister, Bonnie Hume; four grandchildren; one great-grandchildren.
Myrtle M. Dodds, 97, formerly of Lakeview, passed away Friday, Dec.7, 2012, at Logan Acres Care Center, Bellefontaine.
She was born on May 22, 1915, in Richland Township, Logan County, to the late Edward A. and Mollie Ann McGre Tracey.
On Oct. 27, 1934, she married John O. Dodds in Kenton, and he preceded her in death.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Philip Dodds; and 10 siblings.