Archive - Jul 2013 - Obituary
Emily Ann Saam 17, of Wapakoneta died at 12:50 p.m. Thursday, July 11, 2013, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident at State Route 501 and Linzee Road.
She was born in Lima on June 3, 1996, to Kelly and Alex E. Saam Jr. and Jennifer E.(Rhodes) and John Ickes, both of Wapakoneta who survive.
Rev. Donald E. Hurley, 86, of Cridersville and formerly of Wapakoneta, died at 4:07 a.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at Otterbein-Cridersville Retirement Community.
He was born March 20, 1927, in Spencerville, the son of the late Della (Orchid) and Roy Hurley. On May 14, 1947, he married Betty June Richardson, who died Oct. 31, 2011.
Sam Swartz, 74, 690 Hillcrest Drive, St. Marys, died at 10:20 p.m. Monday July 8, 2013 at St. Marys Living Center.
He was born July 11, 1938 in St. Marys, to Cynthia (Davis) and Samuel Swartz, who preceded him in death. On April 25, 1965, he married Kathryn Katterhenry, who died Feb. 18, 1990.
Surviving are a son Paul (Sue) Swartz, of St. Marys; three grandchildren: Chelsey, Corey and Nick; a brother, Charlie (Sue Ellen) Swartz, of St. Marys; a sister, Melody Thrush, of St. Johns; a sister-in-law, Janet Swartz of St. Marys; and several nieces and nephews.
John âJackâ Goudy, 75, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:32 a.m. Sunday, July 7, 2013, at Wapakoneta Manor.
He was born in Wapakoneta, to Gertrude (Kupper) and Norval Goudy, who preceded him in death. In 1958 he married Marlene (Gudorf) Goudy at St. Augustine Church in Minster, and she survives in Wapakoneta.
Elois S. Chambers, 72, died at 8 p.m. Friday, July 5, 2013, at St. Ritaâs Medical Center in Lima.
She was born April 6, 1941, in Henry County, to Doris (Upell) and Loren A. Copus. On Nov. 7, 1959, she married Richard W. Chambers, who survives in Cridersville.
Lowell H. Frische, 78, of Findlay, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2013, at the Blanchard Valley Hospital, and was greeted in Heaven by his beloved wife, Gloria J. (Kidwell) Frische, whom he married on Nov. 3, 1962.
He was born in Wapakoneta on June 9, 1935, to Thelma (Covert) and Ervin Frische. He is survived by two sons, Michael Frische and Matt (Holly) Frische, two grandchildren, Molly and Andrew Frische, and a brother, Kenneth (Marilyn) Frische.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Kermit (Esther) Frische, and Robert (Ruth) Eshelman; and a sister, Joyce (Robert) Winney.
John K. âJackâ Goudy, 75, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:32 a.m. Sunday, July 7, 2013, at Wapakoneta Manor.
Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.
Mr. Gerald âBuzzâ Harrison, 80, of Griffin, Ga., passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2013 at Spalding Regional Hospital.
He was born in Wapakoneta on June 23, 1933. He is preceded in death by his parents, Harold and LaVera Metz Harrison.
Mr. Harrison was a veteran of the United States Army. He retired as the Regional Vice President and Manager for Central Insurance Company in Boston after 33 years of service. Additionally, he was an active member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, where he was also a member of the Over 50 Group and the Knights of Columbus.
Patricia Ann Pack, 54, of Wapakoneta, died at 7:52 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital Emergency Room in St. Marys.
She was born Jan. 2, 1959, in Lima, the daughter of Myrtle (Adkins) and Raymond Pack, who preceded her in death.
Amanda M. Cope, 26, of Cridersville, died at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 29, 2013, at home.
She was born Dec. 31, 1986, in Lima, to Margaret A. (Mullins) and Mike E. Cope, who survive in Cridersville.
Amanda was a graduate of Wapakoneta High School, Class of 2005.
She is survived by three children: Espn Wolfe and Bentley Wolfe, of Wapakoneta, and Serenity N. Cope, at home; a brother Joseph M. Cope, at home; and a step-sister, Christina Cope, of Allegan, Mich.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Bayliff and Son Funeral Home in Cridersville.