Archive - Jul 5, 2013
Michael Carroll, 36, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:58 a.m. Saturday, June 29, 2013, on State Route 198 following a motorcycle accident.
He was born Dec. 10, 1976, in Celina, the son of Robbie Schott Murphy. His mother and step-father, Roy Murphy, survive in Mendon.
Also surviving are a grandmother, Mary Lou Schott, of Celina; a brother, Roy (Keely) Murphy, of Mendon; a sister, Jennifer (Todd) Germann, of Celina; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.
He was preceded in death by grandparents Robert Schott Sr. and Betty and Jack Murphy.
Joan (Phyllis) Linder Scheer, 86, of Westerville, formerly of Wapakoneta, died at 12:05 p.m. Monday, July 1, 2013, at Parkside Senior Village, in Westerville.
She was born July 30, 1926, in Wapakoneta, the daughter of Bernice (Wissman) and Peter Rypkema, who preceded her in death. On Feb. 26, 1949, she married Richard Linder, and he died Jan. 2, 1986. Then on April 28, 1993, she married Lafe â€śJackâ€ť Scheer, Jr., and he died Oct. 22, 2006.
Matthias E. Bachman, 82, died at 10:04 a.m. Thursday, June 27, 2013, at Senior Care in Midland, Texas, in the presence of family and friends.
Matthias is the youngest son of seven children, born Feb. 24, 1931, to Agnes (Duvall) and Rudolf Bachman of Wapakoneta, who preceded him in death. He is also preceded in death by his brothers John, of Wapakoneta, James of Ulysses, Pa., and William, of New Carlisle; and his sisters Doris LeBlanc, of Sunman, Ind., Elizabeth, of Wapakoneta, and Mary Wadsack, of Lake Charles, La. He is survived by 15 nieces and nephews and their children.
Colonel Dale E. Prieser, U.S.A. (Retired), age 85, of San Antonio, Texas, died June 30, 2013.
He was the son of Mary M. and Robert F. Prieser of Wapakoneta, who preceded him in death. His oldest son, Robert S. Prieser, was killed in action in the Republic of Vietnam on Sept. 8, 1968.