Archive - Feb 2013 - Obituary
Mary Schumann, 82, of Botkins, died at 1:08 a.m. today, Feb. 18, 2013, at Wapakoneta Manor.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.
Walter H. Wauben, 73, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:37 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15 at Lima Memorial Health Systems.
He was born April 23, 1939, in Lima, to Lucille (Konst) and William Mathew Wauben. On Nov. 22, 1960, he married Erma Jene Griffith, and she preceded him in death Feb. 1, 2013.
Surviving are a son, Terry (Robin) Wauben, of Galena; two granddaughters, Hailey Wauben and Hannah Wauben; two brothers, Charles (Mary) Wauben, of Delphos, and James (Sherry) Wauben, of Reston, Va.; and a sister, Jeanette (Rodney) Brown of Lima.
Gary A. Burden, 66, of Indian River, Mich., formerly of Westminster, died at 3:17 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, 2013, at McLaren Hospital in Petoskey, Mich.
He was born Aug. 5, 1946 in Lima the son of Velma (Plaugher) and Ernest Burden.
He was married to Sandra K. Young and later to Donna K. Bogart.
Surviving are a son, Gary âTomâ Burden, of Harrod; and a daughter, Teresa Lieurance, of Lima.
Services are at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Armentrout Funeral Home inn Waynesfield. Burial will follow at Salem Cemetery inWestminster.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 & 6 to 8 pm Tuesday at the funeral home.
Father Louis S. Heitz, 81, of Cridersville, died at 9:32 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at St. Ritaâs Medical Center in Lima, surrounded by loving family.
Born Nov. 5, 1931, in Fort Jennings, he was the son of Rose (Stauterman) and Otto Heitz, who preceded him in death.
He is survived by three sisters, Mary (Virgil) German, Joan (George) Ross, and Betty Grace; a sister in-law, Dorothy Heitz; 21 nieces and nephews; 47 great-nieces and nephews; and 28 great-great-nieces and nephews.
Florence Catherena Copeland, 94, of Jackson Center, passed away Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at Auglaize Acres in Wapakoneta.
She was born April 23, 1918, in Clay Township, the daughter of the late Malinda (Kanrr) and William S. Helmlinger.
On June 29, 1940, at St. Marks Church in Clay Township, she married Clifford Emerson Copeland, and he preceded her in death May 10, 1967.
Sylvia M. Lengerich, 76, of Fryburg, died at 9:47 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Auglaize Acres in Wapakoneta.
She was born June 24, 1936, in Leicestershire, England, the daughter of Marie (Rose) and James Reed, who preceded her in death. On Jan. 31, 1959, at the Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Leicester, England, she married John G. Lengerich, and he died June 26, 2001.
Edward J. âJohnâ Hut, 65, of Wapakoneta and Ft. Myers, Fla., died at 1:20 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at St. Ritaâs Medical Center, in Lima, after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born July 17, 1947, in Wapakoneta, to Pearl (Hale) and Phillip Hut, who preceded him in death. On Aug. 30, 1973, he married Andrea Ryan, and she survives in Wapakoneta.
Paul L. Schumacher, 74, 07947 Southland Road, New Knoxville, died at 1:45 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at the Golden Living Center.
He was born Sept. 22, 1938, in New Weston, the son of Gertrude (Guggenbiller) and Oscar Schumacher. On Oct. 20, 1962, he married Janice Schrolucke, and she survives at the residence.
Oliver Andrew Hershberger, infant son of Trena (Argabright) and Andrew Hershberger, of Sidney, was stillborn at 10:04 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Wilson Memorial Hospital.
In addition to his parents, Oliver is survived by a brother, Owen Hershberger (age 5), at home; maternal grandparents Carol Argabright, of Sidney, and Talford Argabright, of Jackson Center; paternal grandparents Milly and Tim Hershberger, of Wapakoneta; and great-grandparents Rowena and Lowell and Mohler, of Sidney.
Donald Eugene Ruble, 71, of Belle Center, passed away at 8:20 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at Heartland of Bellefontaine.
He was born Jan. 27, 1942, in Belle Center, the son of the late Geraldine (Royer) and Alpha Ruble. On Dec. 31, 1960, he married the former Essie F. Butler, and she survives.