Archive - Obituary
November 16th, 2012
Eileen Wright, 81, of 509 W. South St., New Knoxville, died at 2:18 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at her residence. Funeral arrangements are being completed with the Vornholt-Miller Funeral Home in New Knoxville.
Billy E. Bush, 87, of rural New Knoxville, died at 1:12 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born on June 22, 1925, in Lima, the son of Everett and Charlotte (Rosell) Bush, and they preceded him in death.
On Dec. 22, 1944, he married Rose Mary Siegel, and she preceded him in death on March 19, 2004.
He is survived by three children, Richard (Chris) Bush of Lima, Thomas Bush of Stacy, Minn., and Susan (James) Manbeck of New Bremen; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.
Jean M. Lowman, 88, formerly of 621 Augustus St., St. Marys, a resident of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, died at 3:15 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at Otterbein St. Marys.
She was born on March 30, 1924, in St. Marys, the daughter of Ralph and Amelia (Kammer) Ferris, and they preceded her in death.
On May 4, 1946, she married William J. Hail, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 10, 1964. On Nov. 26, 1974, she married Maurice Lowman, and he preceded her in death on May 7, 1987.
Richard P. Crouse, 88, of 930 Hager St., St. Marys, died at 10:32 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in St. Marys.
He was born on Nov. 26, 1923, in Dayton, the son of Albert and Olivia (Balyeat) Crouse, and they preceded him in death.
On July 18, 1943, he married Marian Abbott, and she survives at the residence.
Beatrice “Bea” Everhart Behr, 93, of Fryburg, died at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born on March 28, 1919, in Green County, Tenn., the daughter of James F. and Lillie P. (Stroud) Gillette, and they preceded her in death.
On Nov. 6, 1937, she married Paul T. Everhart, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 9, 1984. On May 1, 1999, she married Wilbur C. Behr, and he survives.
Eileen H. Ranly, 81, of Cassella, died on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.
She was born on May 8, 1931, in Cranberry Prairie, to Urban and Augusta (Muhlenkamp) Link, and they preceded her in death.
On April 29, 1950, in Cranberry Prairie, she married Arthur E. Ranly, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 16, 2003.
Joseph K. Wilson, 73, of New Bremen, died in the early morning Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on Feb. 9, 1939, in Covington, the son of Robert W. and Frances (Brunap) Wilson, and they preceded him in death.
On Aug. 20, 1976, he married Patricia Krieg, and she survives near New Bremen.
Rhya Nicolle Centers-Howell, 9 months, of 323 W. Market St., St. Marys, died at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, in the emergency department of Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney.
She was born on Jan. 17, 2012, in St. Marys.
John M. Rauh, 68, of Coldwater, died on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on Feb. 17, 1944, in Celina, to Urban Rauh and Cecelia (Reichert), and they preceded him in death.
On Nov. 15, 2011, he married Janie C. (Turner) Rauh, and she survives in Decatur, Ind.
He is survived by a stepson, Eric (Tina) Sorg of La Salle, Mich.; a stepdaughter, Hannah Martin of St. Marys; a brother; six stepgrandchildren; a brother-in-law.
He was preceded in death by a brother.
Rhya Howell, nine months, the daughter of Kori Howell of St. Marys, died on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, in the emergency department of Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.