Archive - Obituary
November 12th, 2012
Kurt Allan Metzger, 53, of Coldwater, died at 7:55 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater.
He was born on May 13, 1959, in Lima, to Kermit E. ‘Whitey’ and Maris Yuteve Kirchner Metzger, and they survive him in Wapakoneta.
He is survived by a sister, Elisha (Bart) Smith of Wapakoneta; his nieces, Andrea Smith Brookhart and Emily Smith; an uncle and aunt, Norman and Bonnie Kirchner; many cousins.
Verona “Ronnie” (Schwenzer) (Vanderhorst) Farno , 92, of Minster, passed peacefully from her “life well lived” on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012.
She is survived by her children, Dan Vanderhorst (Judy) of Las Vegas, Nev., Joy Knopp (Bob) of St. Paul, Minn., and Mary Jackson (Dave) of Weatherford, Texas; Bernie’s children, Carol Weiland (Jim) of Dayton, John Farno (Diana) of Minster and Janie Perryman (Clif) of Perrysburg; her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Marilyn A. Kramer, 75, of 310 Jill Ave., Celina, died on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born on Sept. 8, 1937, in Coldwater, to Herman and Frederica (Boeke) Quinter, and they preceded her in death.
On July 25, 1959, she married Werner Kramer, and he preceded her in death on April 13, 2008.
Herbert “Herb” J. Boerger, 100, of McCartyville, died at 5:50 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Elmwood of New Bremen.
He was born on June 5, 1912, in Fort Loramie, to Frank and Emma (Ernst) Boerger, and they preceded him in death.
On Feb. 4, 1941, in Minster, he married Alma Schmiesing, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 2, 2001.
Linus A. “Linie” Hausfeld, 86, of 193 S. Lincoln St., Minster, died on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at Elmwood Assisted Living Center in New Bremen.
He was born on April 24, 1926, to Aloys and Philomena (Hoying) Hausfeld, and they preceded him in death.
On Dec. 27, 1951, in Osgood, he married Rose Marie Kremer, and she survives at Elmwood in New Bremen.
Ruth G. Howell, 88, of St. Marys, formerly of Wapakoneta, died at 2:47 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Otterbein St. Marys.
She was born on Sept. 18, 1924, in Glynwood, the daughter of Roy and Onis (Craft) McDermitt, and they preceded her in death.
On Sept. 24, 1946, she married Vernon D. Howell, and he preceded her in death in December 1951.
Martha R. Barhorst, 65, of 46 E. Park St., Fort Loramie, died on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at IU Simon Cancer Center in Indianapolis, Ind.
She was born on Feb. 14, 1947, in Greenville, to Norbert and Amelia (DeLoye) Heckman, and they preceded her in death.
On Nov. 15, 1969, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Osgood, she married Jerome U. Barhorst, and he survives in Fort Loramie.
Ruth G. Howell, 88, of St. Marys, formerly of Wapakoneta, died at 2:47 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Otterbein St. Marys. Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Ohio 501, Wapakoneta.
Dr. Robert Lee Westerheide, 78, of Mount Vernon, died suddenly but peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at his home in Mount Vernon.
He was born on June 21, 1934, in Minster, to Henry A. and Mildred (Froning) Westerheide, and they preceded him in death.
On June 25, 1960, he married his wife of 52 years, Loretta (Severt), and she survives him.
Terry L. Carmean, 64, of 790 Coventry Green, St. Marys, died on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at his residence, after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born on Sept. 2, 1948, in Celina, the son of LG and Evelyn (Koenig) Carmean, and they preceded him in death.
In 1979, he married Deb Heil, and she survives at the residence.