Archive - 2011 - Obituary
Elbert Baird, 88, of St. Marys, died Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011 at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
Bernard I. Schweitzer, 81, of Wapakoneta, died at 6:05 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born May 2, 1930, in Pusheta Township, Auglaize County, the son of Lucille (Steinke) and Alfred Schweitzer, who preceded him in death. On Aug. 25, 1955, he married Virginia Gerstner, and she survives.
Chloie Della Warner, 94, a resident of Otterbein Cridersville, passed away Tuesday evening, Nov. 15, at Otterbein.
She was born Nov. 7, 1917, in Forest, the daughter of Laura (Ensminger) and Curtis Warner, who preceded her in death.
She is survived by her sisters, Marie Miller, Pauline Kollar and Berniece Mills.
A memorial service is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, in Cridersville, with Chaplain Lynn Huffman officiating.
A private family burial is planned at the Wharton Cemetery preceding the memorial service.
Helen L. Decker, 89, of Waynesfield, died at 10:52 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center.
She was born Jan. 20, 1922, in Auglaize County to May (Marquess) and Clarence Jacobs.
On May 25, 1949, she married Winton A. Decker and he preceded her in death on April 23, 2005.
Survivors include, a daughter, Judy Beers, of Waynesfield.
Services are scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Armentrout Funeral Home, in Waynesfield, with the Rev. Wayne de Wet and Jean Horn officiating.
Burial is to follow at Fairmount Cemetery near Unipolis.
Sheila A. Larck, 47, of St. Marys, passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2011.
She was born Jan. 2, 1964, in South Charleston, W. Va., the daughter of Reba (Williams) and Delmar Ray Larck. Her mother survives and her father preceded her in death.
Sheila was self-employed with her cleaning business and was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles Aerie 691.
Survivors include her daughter, Sara Larck; son, Steven Larck; sister, Kelly Larck; brother, Jeff Larck; and two grandchildren, Kagan and Rhylon Larck.
She was preceded in death by her son, Delmar Ray Wilson.
Patricia â€śMama Bearâ€ť E. Deubler, 60, 819 Â˝ Columbia St., St. Marys, died at 3:59 a.m. Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, in the emergency department of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born April 20, 1951, in Middleville, Mich., to Beulah (Murray) and Leo Oliver. On June 17, 1972, in Lima, she married Richard E. Deubler II, who survives.
Also surviving are a daughter Ann Marie Vorhees, of Columbus Grove; and two sons, Richard Deubler IV of Lima, and Andrew Mortagne, of Centralia, Wash.
She was preceded in death by an infant son Richard Deubler III.
Patricia Deubler, 60, of St. Marys, died Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, in the emergency department of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
Arrangements are incomplete at Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys.
Mary Jo Pfenning, 79, 241 N. Spruce St., St. Marys, died at 8:49 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, in the emergency department of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital Hospital in St. Marys following a sudden illness.
She was born April 22, 1932, in St. Marys, the daughter of Erma (Sprague) and William Suchland. On Oct. 2, 1952, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Marys, she married J. Philip Pfenning, who died Dec. 11, 2007.
Mary Jo Pfenning, of St. Marys, died Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, in the Emergency Department at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
Friends may call from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Miller-Long & Folk Funeral Home in St. Marys.
Other arrangements are incomplete at the funeral home.
James Kenneth â€śKennyâ€ť Sturgill, 73, of Harrod, died at 6:13 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born Feb. 22, 1938, in Powell River, Va., the son of Lona Caudill and James Hobart Sturgill. On July 5, 1964, he married Marlene Owsley, who survives.
Also surviving are three sons, James â€śKeithâ€ť Sturgill, of Lima, Shawn Sturgill, of McConnelsville, and Jason Sturgill, of Harrod; and a daughter, Sherry Beidelschies, of Harrod.