Archive - Obituary
November 15th, 2012
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.
Larry D. Bollenbacher, 70, of Celina, died on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at his home.
He was born on Feb. 11, 1942, in Sidney, to Ernest and Mable (Howell) Bollenbacher, and they preceded him in death.
On April 18, 1998, he married Linda (Shearer), and she survives in Celina.
Kathleen “Kate” Bergman, 80, of 8635 Erie Drive, Maria Stein, died at 9:19 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at OSU Medical Center in Columbus.
She was born on Jan. 5, 1932, in Versailles, to Bernard and Victoria (Pleiman) Schulze, and they preceded her in death.
On June 20, 1956, in Osgood, she married Eugene Bergman, and he survives in Maria Stein.
Paul Adams, 81, of Celina, died on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at Kindred Hospital in Lima.
He was born on Dec. 28, 1930, in Dayton, to David and Abigail (Adams) Adams, and they preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Yvonne D. (Wehrkamp) Adams of Celina; three children, Patricia Howard, David Adams and Pamela (Dan) Reed, all of Celina; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a sister; a sister-in-law.
He is preceded in death by two brothers; a sister.
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.