Archive - May 2012 - Obituary
Marian C. Kentner, 97, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:20 p.m. Friday, May 11, 2012, at Wapakoneta Manor.
She was born April 5, 1915, in Moulton Township. Auglaize County, the daughter of Henrietta (Rohrbacher) and Grover Lynch, who preceded her in death. On March 5, 1938, she married Cletus V. Kentner, and he died Jan. 9, 1961.
William R. â€śBillâ€ť Yahl, 79, of Botkins, died at 4:17 a.m. Saturday, May 12, 2012, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
He was born Sept. 17, 1932, in St. Marys, the son of Martha (Greve) and Joseph Yahl, who preceded him in death. On Jan. 5, 1957, he married Mary K. Brown, and she survives.
Kenneth L. â€śKennyâ€ť Gause Jr., 71, of Lima, died at 9:35 a.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at Lima Memorial Hospital.
He was born Sept. 16, 1940, in Lima, to Mary Todd and Kenneth Leroy Gause Sr., who preceded him in death. On March 6, 1986, he married Mary M. Smith, and she survives in Lima.
Also surviving are three sons, Jeff Gause, of Lima, Travis Gause, of Lima, and Kenny Gause III, of Lima, and a daughter, Nikki Jacks, of Lima.
He was preceded in death by two sons, Todd Gause and Scott Gause.
Cynthia S. â€śCindyâ€ť Warnecke, 53, of Knox, Ind., formerly of Spencerville, died at 12:25 a.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at the Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis following a battle with leukemia since October of 2011.
She was born April 23, 1959, in Lima, the daughter of Janice R. (Burnfield) and Hubert E. â€śHerbâ€ť Warnecke. Her mother survives in Spencerville.
Services are at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Spencerville United Church of Christ, with the Rev. Vince Lavieri officiating. Burial will follow at Spencerville Cemetery.
Billy O. â€śBillâ€ť Eley, 85, of Haines City, Fla., formerly of Spencerville, died at 3:14 a.m. Thursday, May 10, 2012, in the Winterhaven Hospital in Fla., following a six-year kidney ailment.
He was born July 26, 1926,, in Lima, the son of Naomi E. (Hasting) and Edgar C. Eley, who are deceased. On June 28, 1952, he married Phyllis Ann Faurot, who survives in Florida. He had lived in Lima, Cridersville and Spencerville until October 2000, when they moved to Florida.
Cynthia S. Warnecke, 53, formerly of Spencerville, died at 12:25 a.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at the Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis.
She was the daughter of Janice and Hubert Warnecke.
Arrangements are incomplete at Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville.
Charles Gary Kitchen, 68, 16244 State Route 66 North, St. Marys, died Friday May 4, 2012 at his residence.
He was born April 24, 1944, in Lawrence Co., Ky., to Lydia Newsome and Milton G. Kitchen. On March 28, 1964, in Olive Hill, Ky., he married Calista Middleton, who died Feb. 12, 2012.
Surviving is a son, Garrett Kitchen, of St. Marys; and three daughters, Penny Ashley of Wyandotte, Mich., Roberta Kitchen, of Wapakoneta, and Leslie Kitchen, of St. Marys.
Services are at 11 a.m. Friday at Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys, with the Rev. Bill Maki officiating.
Ruth D. Oehlhof Bowersock, 93, died at 2:35 p.m., Sunday, May 6, 2012, in Stuart, Fla.
She was born Sept. 20, 1918, in Spencerville, the daughter of Trilby (Rupert) and George Oehlhof, who preceded her in death. On Aug. 10, 1943, she married Gerald V. Bowersock, who preceded her in death on March 27, 1993.
Charles Kitchen, 68, of St. Marys, died Friday, May 4, 2012 at his residence.
Arrangements are incomplete at Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
Catherine M. Grundish, 93, of St. Marys, died Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at Golden Living Center â€” Valley in St. Marys.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Miller â€” Long & Folk Funeral Home in St. Marys.