Archive - Obituary
September 16th, 2013
Stanley Lafe Topp, 66, New Bremen, passed away at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at the Dayton VA Medical Center, Hospice and Palliative Care Unit, Dayton.
He was born on Nov. 13, 1946, in New Bremen, the son of Lafe William and Marie Otte Topp, both of whom preceded him in death.
On April 18, 1970, he married Jane E. Muter; she survives at the residence in New Bremen.
John D. Morris, 86, of Cincinnati, died on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2013.
He was the beloved husband of Aida (nee Valerio) Morris, and the loving father of Kathie Morris, Barb (Lanney) Hulse and Sharon (Chris) Woodside.
Also surviving is one grandson.
He was a 1945 graduate of Memorial High School.
Visitation was held at 10:30 a.m. today at St. John Fisher Catholic Church, 3227 Church St., in Newtown, followed by a funeral mass at noon.
Madonna V. Turner, 76, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:35 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at Auglaize Acres in Wapakoneta. Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Wapakoneta.
Wayne E. Schultz, 75, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:46 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System in Lima. Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.
Helen L. Roop, 83, of Wapakoneta, died at 10:48 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born in Wapakoneta, the daughter of Don W. and Hazel L. (Smith) Benzing, who preceded her in death.
On Aug. 26, 1949, she married T.J. Roop, and he survives.
John V. Stinebaugh, 89, of Wapakoneta, passed away at 3:35 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at Auglaize Acres.
He was born on March 31, 1924, in Auglaize County, the son of Oscar and Edith (Weadock) Stinebaugh, who preceded him in death.
John is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Joan Cox Earl Stinebaugh.
Carol A. Knoch, 78, of Wapakoneta, died at 7:08 p.m. at the St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.
She was born on Dec. 22, 1934, in Jackson Township, Shelby County, the daughter of Henry C. and Margaret (Rickert) Christler, who preceded her in death. On Aug. 18, 1956, she married James M. Knoch, and he survives.
Jonas Lester Liening, 38, of Lexington, Ky., died suddenly at 3:21 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at Central Baptist Hospital Lexington, Ky.
He was born on Sept. 5, 1975, to the late Thomas J. and the late Marlene F. (Oldiges) Liening.
He married Marlena Sue Schott on May 25, 2002.
Jeb T. Johnson, 24, of rural Spencerville, died at 12:01 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center Emergency Department in Lima.
He was born on Dec. 23, 1988, in Columbus, the son of James M. and Linda S. Johnson of Spencerville, who survive.
Also surviving are his sister, Lacy (Dustin) Gallaspie of Spencerville; his maternal grandparents; several aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents.
Betty M. Bowsher, 89, of rural Spencerville, died at 3:09 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima, following a short illness.
She was born on Nov. 25, 1923, in Amanda Township, Allen County, a daughter of Clarence H. and Blanche M. Coon Boyer, who preceded her in death.
On June 23, 1944, she married Kenneth E. Bowsher, who died on Feb. 21, 1984.