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June 20th

Gayla Will, 97

June 20, 2012

Gayla M. Will, 97, of Wapakoneta, formerly of rural Lima, died at 4:43 a.m. Monday, June 18, 2012, at Wapakoneta Manor.
She was born Aug. 5, 1915, in Amanda Township, Allen County, the daughter of Emma Mae (Masters) and Van B. Myers. On May 20, 1944, she married Donald Robert Will, and he died Feb. 21, 2011.
Survivors are two sons, Ronald Myers, of Florida, and Robert Will, of Cridersville.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Ann.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be at the Wright Cemetery.
There will be no public visitation.

H. Phil McKibans, 85

June 20, 2012

H. Phil McKibans, 85, of New Bremen, died at 1:28 a.m. Monday, June 18, 2012, at his residence.
He was born March 28, 1927 in Akron, the son of Lillian (Trottman) and Howard McKibans. On May 14, 1949, he married Dorothy E. Milroy and she survives in New Bremen.
Also surviving are a daughter, Deborah Schrolucke, of New Knoxville, and two sons, Timothy McKibans, of Atlanta, Ga., and Thomas McKibans of Wellington, Fla.

Gale Fry, 70

June 20, 2012

Gale E. Fry, 70, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:06 a.m. Monday, June 18, 2012, at Auglaize Acres.
He was born July 9, 1941, the son of Iola (Cox) and Rex Fry, who preceded him in death. He was married to Betty Fry and she preceded her in death.
Surviving are a sister, Penny (Kelley) McGlinch, of New Bremen; six step-children, Robin (Ralph) Nelms, Bill (Vickie) Coil, John (Sally) Coil, Patti (Alan) Rodabaugh,Jammie (Merita) Roop, and Shawn Roop; and an aunt, Joann Stinebaugh, of Wapakoneta.

Ferd Heller, 86

June 20, 2012

Ferd F. Heller, 86, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:50 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born Oct. 12, 1925, in Pottstown, Pa., the son of Helen (Seasholtz) and Walter Heller, and they preceded him in death. On June 28, 1952, he married Ruth E. Rentschler, and she survives.

June 18th

Gale Fry, 70

June 18, 2012

Gale E. Fry, 70, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:06 a.m. Monday, June 18, 2012, at Auglaize Acres.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Joseph Henne, 99

June 18, 2012

Joseph D. Henne, 99, of Cridersville, died at 5:12 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born April 23, 1913, in Salem Township, near Kossuth, the son of the late Ethel (Richardson) and Daniel Richardson Henne. On July 31, 1937 he married Evelyn Ludene Rasneor who died November 2, 2006.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home in Cridersville.

Ferd Heller, 86

June 18, 2012

Ferd F. Heller, 86, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:50 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.
Other arrangements are incomplete at the funeral home.

Jeanette Thobe, 77

June 18, 2012

Jeanette P. Thobe, 77, of New Knoxville, died at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater.
She was born March 11, 1935, in Maria Stein, the daughter of Magdelena (Hoelscher) and Henry Rutschilling. On Aug. 9, 1954, she married Arthur J. Thobe, and he preceded her in death on June 10, 2005.

Benjamin Yale, 60

June 18, 2012

Benjamin F. “Ben” Yale, 60, died at 11:58 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at Lima Memorial Health System.
Ben was born Sept. 4, 1951, in Lima, the son of to Edith (Dancy) and E. Benjamin Yale, and they preceded him in death. On April 14, 1973, in Belle Center, he married Bonnie Gay, and she survives in Waynesfield.

June 13th

Dorothy Tate, 66

June 13, 2012

Dorothy J. Tate, 66 died early Monday morning, June 11, 2012, at her residence.
Miss Tate was born April 10, 1946, in Lima, the daughter of Bernadine (Harrington) and Dean C. Tate, and they both preceded her in death.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Armentrout Funeral Home in Waynesfield.
Contributions may be given to the Delphos St. John’s High School Spanish Club or the Delphos Jefferson High School Spanish Club.

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