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May 1st, 2014

Ruth Evelyn McKay, 92

May 1, 2014

Ruth Evelyn McKay, 92, died peacefully in her sleep on Monday, April 28, 2014, in Davidsonville, Md.  

She was the daughter of Howard D. and Ida Pearl McKay of New Bremen.

She is survived by one son, Mark Polansky Sr., one grandson, Mark Polansky Jr., and one great-grandson, Robert Jacob Polansky.  

She lived a life most people dream of. After graduating New Bremen High School in 1939, she entered Heidelberg College in Tiffen, graduating in 1943 with a bachelor degree in music.

April 30th

Bernadetta A. Schulze, 88

April 30, 2014

Bernadetta A. Schulze, 88, of New Bremen, died at 4:10 a.m. Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at the Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Mary.  

She was born on July 17, 1925, in McCartyville. She was the daughter of August and Elizabeth (Tuente) Riethman.  

On June 18, 1947, in McCartyville, she married Linus Schulze, who preceded her in death on March 11, 2011.  

Hanley E. Evans, 73

April 30, 2014

Hanley E. Evans, 73, of 1025 Hendricks Ave. in St. Marys, died at 2:50 p.m. Monday April 28, 2014, at his residence.

He was born on April 18, 1941, in Fonde, Ky., to Doshie (Snodgrass) and Richard Evans Sr.

On May 8, 1971, in Sidney, he married Elaine L. Lynch, who survives.

April 28th

James Lee “Jim” Settlemire, 90

April 28, 2014

James Lee “Jim” Settlemire, 90, formerly of Lima, passed away on Friday, April 25, 2014, at Otterbein – St. Marys.

He was born on Oct. 1, 1923, in Perry Township, Allen County, to Chester and Dolly (Marshall) Settlemire.

On Nov. 9, 1944, in Sloan,  Iowa, he married Patricia Clark, who survives at Otterbein – St. Marys.

April 25th

Barrett G. Kemp, 82

April 25, 2014

Barrett G. Kemp, 82, of 08304 Kruse Road, Wapakoneta, died at noon Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Hospice of Dayton.

He was born on Feb. 22, 1932, in Dayton, the son of Barrett M. and Gladys (Linkhart) Kemp.

He first married Patricia Picard, and she preceded him in death; he then married Shirley Glass McEvoy and she preceded him in death.

April 24th

Patricia Ann “Pattie” Adams, 76

April 24, 2014

Patricia Ann “Pattie” Adams, 76, of Celina, died at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at the Gardens of Celina, of natural causes.

She was born on Feb. 17, 1938, in St. Marys, to parents Hershel and Helen (McDonald) Slemmons, both of whom preceded her in death.

On July 8, 1972, she married Robert “Bob” Adams, who survives in Celina.

April 23rd

Thea Rose Schmitt, infant

April 23, 2014

Thea Rose Schmitt was stillborn on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.

She is survived by her parents, Rachel and Aaron Schmitt of 70 S. Lincoln St., Minster, OH, 45865, grandparents Dave and Mary Jo Stilwell and Pat and Karen Schmitt, aunts and uncles Samantha Stilwell, PJ and Cindy Stilwell and Amanda, Briana and Noelle Schmitt and great-grandparents James Ahrns, Jeanne and Frank Kuenning, Dorothy (the late Ralph) Schmitt, Doris and Paul Robinson and Susan (the late James) Stilwell.

Margaret M. Yahl, 102

April 23, 2014

Margaret M. Yahl, 102, formerly of 14780 Ohio 66 North in St. Marys, died at 5:20 p.m. Monday, April 21, 2014, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.

She was born on June 26, 1911, in Celina, to Carl and Freda (Clott) Hoenie.

On Sept. 19, 1940, at Zion Lutheran Church in St. Marys, she married Franklin Yahl, who died on Dec. 12, 1983.

Elden L. “Red” Stolzenburg, 87

April 23, 2014

Elden L. “Red” Stolzenburg, 87, of St. Marys, formerly of Wapakoneta, died at 9:44 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in the Joint Township District Memorial Hospital Emergency Room, St. Marys.  

He was born on April 11, 1927, in Wapakoneta, the son of Henry and Alpha (Myers) Stolzenburg, who preceded him in death.  

On June 19, 1947, he married Mary Fogt, and she died on Jan. 8, 2002.  

He later married Carol McDonald, and she survives.

April 22nd

Gwendolyn V. Burd, 90

April 22, 2014

Gwendolyn V. Burd, 90, of 1013 Cleveland Ave. in St. Marys, died at 12:01 p.m. Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her residence.

She was born on Jan. 10, 1924, in St. Marys, to Russell H. and Mabel M. (Parke) Young Sr.

On April 10, 1948, in Decatur, Ind., she married Harry L. Burd, Sr., who died on Dec. 1, 2005.

 

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