Archive - Jun 13, 2011 - Obituary
Vera Leota Piko, 95, of Lima and formerly of Cleveland, died at 8:45 a.m. Sunday, Junne 12, 2011, at Wyngate Senior Living Center.
She was born Sept. 19, 1915, in Kossuth, the daughter of Lela (Meeker) Mitchell and Charles Martin. She married John Piko, who preceded her in death.
Services are at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home in Cridersville, the Rev. Eric Allen officiating. Entombment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.
Thomas Jacob Weber, 36, of Wapakoneta, died June 6, 2011, at his residence.
He was born November 15, 1974, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima, to Mary (Fitzgerald) and Ray Weber, who preceded him in death.
Survivors include three sons; Larz, Xavier, and Noah Weber; one brother Timothy (Kimberly) Weber; four sisters, Tonya (John) Sparks, Terry (Mark) Edwards, Tammy (Tom) Brown, and Tina (Darrel) Slaybaugh.
Hazel M. Kreitzer, 80, of Wapakoneta, died unexpectedly Friday, June 10, 2011, at her residence.
She was born Feb. 2, 1931, in Portsmouth, the daughter of Rose (Adkins) and Clarence E. Rudity, who preceded her in death. On Jan. 25, 1954, she married Raymond E. Kreitzer, and he died Oct. 23, 1995.
Survivors include, six children, David (Donna) Kreitzer, of Lima, Janet Cecala, of San Diego, Lynn Culver, of Wapakoneta, Susan (John) Smaha, of San Diego, Karen (Terry) Hutchinson, of Wapakoneta, Beth Caldwell, of Powell, 18 grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
Thomas J. Weber 36, of Wapakoneta died June 6, 2011 at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services.
Mary Buchs Wirwille, 101, formerly of 115 South Buckeye Street, St. Marys, died 2:05 a.m. Friday, June 10, 2011, at Otterbein Saint Marys Retirement Community.
She was born Sept. 12, 1909, in Wapakoneta, the daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth (Tebben) Buchs.
She married Charles W. Wirwille on October 15, 1938 and he preceded her in death on November 15, 1973.
She is survived by her two children, Jane (Curt) Clear, of Las Vegas, Nev., and Don (Nikki) Wirwille, of Saint Marys.
Pauline E. Presar, 91, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:50 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, 2011, at Auglaize Acres in Wapakoneta.
She was born July 20, 1919, in Wapakoneta, to Mary (Brautigam) and Henry Presar, who both preceded her in death.
Surviving are several first cousins and numerous other relatives.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Alvina Presar.
Rodger â€śRogâ€ť H. Alexander, of Wapakoneta, died Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at his home.
Services are at 11 a.m. Saturday at Shofstall Funeral Home in Lakeview.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 top 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Stella J. Logan, 98, 119 S. Buckeye St., St. Marys, died 7:52 a.m. Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born June 8, 1912, in Langley, Ky., the daughter of Alonzo (Hayes) and William Hall.
Surviving is a daughter, Glenda (Dale) Kuck of St. Marys.
Services are 2 p.m. Thursday at Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home in St. Marys, the Rev. Mary Kay Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Phillip J. Thees, 21, 1609 Mockingbird Lane, Celina, died at 9:10 a.m. Monday, June 6, 2011, at his residence.
He was born June 7, 1989, in Newport News, Va., the son of Gena E. (Weaver) and Ricky L. Thees.
Surviving is a daughter, Lieah Vann Nicole Thees of Delphos.
Services are at 11 a.m. Friday at Mercer Memory Gardens near Celina, the Rev. Randy Christian officiating.
Friends may call form 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.
James H. â€śJimâ€ť Zorn, 65, of Wapakoneta, died Friday, June 3, 2011 at his residence.
He was born Feb. 22, 1946, in Lima, the son of Lucinda (Gross) and Harold Zorn, who preceded him in death.
Survivors are a sister-in-law, Janet Zorn of Arlington, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were a brother, Raalph Zorn; and two sisters, Janet Braun and Judith Sudman.