Archive - Jun 3, 2011 - Obituary
Lois Ann Brown, 76 of Wapakoneta, crossed the gates of heaven 3:42 a.m., Friday, June 3 at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center. She was born Jan. 9, 1935 in Wapakoneta to Raymond Joseph and Alma Louise Wortman Reineke.
Mrs. Brown was a member of St. Markâ€™s Lutheran Church and the Eagles Lodge Aerie 691 Auxiliary. She had been a supervisor at Superior Metal Products and loved gardening, dancing, being with family and going to church.
Robert E. Miars, 80, 1022 Edwards St., St. Marys, died Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at the St. Marys Living Center.
He was born Nov. 13, 1930, the son of Emma (Rohrbach) and Vernon O. Miars.
He is survived by a son, Thomas E. (Deborah) Miars of Panama City Beach, Fla.; and two daughters, Susan A. (Kenneth) Davis, and Linda A. (John) Klosterman, all of St. Marys.
He was preceded in death by a son, Steven E. Miars.
A private family burial will take place at Resthaven Memory Gardens near Moulton.
Friends may call from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys.
Lois Brown, 76, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:42 p.m. Friday, June 3, 2011, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home in Cridersville.
Catherine â€śCathyâ€ť Bontrager, 67, of Middlebury, Ind., died at 2:39 p.m. Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at IU Health Goshen Hospital in Goshen, Ind.
She was born March 23, 1944, in St. Marys, the daughter of Agnes (Schweizer) and Victor Gehrlich. On April 4, 1964, in Fryburg, she married Gene L. Bontrager, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Theodore Bontrager and Todd Bontrager, both of Middlebury, Ind.; and a daughter, Patricia Smith of Garrett, Ind.
A private graveside service will be held at a later date. Burial will be in the Episcopal Cemetery in Bristol, Ind.