Archive - Obituary
May 8th, 2012
Gladys M. McGee, 86, of 1125 Shimp Drive, Celina, died at 8:05 a.m. Sunday, May 6, 2012, at the Celina Manor.
She was born on Oct. 11, 1925, in Celina, to Thomas B. and Lillie (Coate) McGee, and they preceded her in death.
She is survived by a sister; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her four brothers; three sisters.
Charles Gary Kitchen, 68, of 16244 Ohio 66 North in rural St. Marys, died on Friday, May 4, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on April 24, 1944, in Lawrence County, Ky., to Milton G. Kitchen and Lydia Newsome, and they preceded him in death.
On March 28, 1964, in Olive Hill, Ky., he married Calista Middleton, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 12.
Alfrieda L. Wessel, 103, formerly of 307 N. Chestnut St., St. Marys, died at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Golden Living Center – Valley in St. Marys.
She was born on May 7, 1908, in St. Marys, to Henry and Emma (Wierwille) Quellhorst, and they preceded her in death.
On June 20, 1929, in Auglaize County, she married Earl “Heinie” Wessel, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 1, 1980.
David J. “SPC” Meiring, 57, of 69 N. Main St., Minster, died at 6:15 a.m. Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on Aug. 18, 1954, in Coldwater, to Roland “Mort” and Delores (Vehorn) Meiring, and his father preceded him in death. His mother survives in Minster.
Dr. Kermit R. Heidt, 91, of Lima, died at 6:25 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at the rehab center at Shawnee Manor Nursing Home, surrounded by his family.
He was born on April 23, 1921, in New Knoxville, to Henry and Lydia Schroelucke Heidt, and they preceded him in death.
On April 8, 1972, he married Virginia L. “Ginny” Gruebmeyer, and she survives in Lima.
Margaret L. “Marge” Menchhofer, 91, formerly of 706 Magnolia Drive, St. Marys, a resident of the St. Marys Living Center, died at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the St. Marys Living Center.
She was born on March 15, 1921, in Auglaize County, the daughter of Charles and Matty Marie (Schlechty) Hay, and they preceded her in death.
On April 12, 1942, she married Martin E. Menchhofer, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 29, 2011.
Wilda Miars, 85, formerly of 04521 Auglaize County Road 33-A in St. Marys, died at 9:12 p.m. Thursday, April 26, 2012, at Memorial Hospital of Union County in Marysville.
She was born on March 18, 1927, in St. Marys, to Vernon and Ireta (Seib) Schmehl.
On May 24, 1947, she married Gail V. Miars, who died on Sept. 20, 1995.
Elizabeth Rosina King, 92, of Countryside Continuing Care Center, went home to be with her Lord on Friday, April 27, 2012.
She was born in New Bremen on Aug. 19, 1919, to Harry and Bertha (Huelsmeyer) Wiehe. Elizabeth married the love of her life, James P. King, in New Bremen on Oct. 12, 1940. They were married for 57 years.
Elizabeth was a homemaker raising three sons, John R. King, Thomas H. King and David J. King.
Wilda Miars, 85, formerly of St. Marys, died on Thursday, April 26, 2012, at Memorial Hospital of Union County in Marysville.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys.
Alma E. Clune, 76, of 1965 Amsterdam Road, Minster, died at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at her residence.
She was born on June 30, 1935, in Montezuma, to Izador and Bertha (Tumbusch) Steinke, and they preceded her in death.
On Nov. 24, 1956, in Montezuma, she married Leonard F. Clune, and he survives.
She is also survived by her children, Jane (Ron) Phlipot of Troy, Nancy (Wally) Wagner of Minster and Rick (Carol) Clune of Piqua; three siblings; a sister-in-law; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.