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July 24th

James Schaub, 75

July 24, 2013

James H. “Jim” Schaub, 75, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:55 p.m. Monday, July 22, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System of complications following open heart surgery.

He was born Dec. 7, 1937, in rural Wapakoneta, the son of Ella (Morris) and Lewis Schaub, who preceded him in death. On Feb 5, 1964, he married Betty J. Carroll, and she survives.

Staff Sgt. Sonny Zimmerman

July 24, 2013

Staff Sergeant Sonny C. Zimmerman, 25, of Lima, formerly of Waynesfield, was killed in action Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in Afghanistan.
Sonny was born Aug. 21, 1987, in Lima to Michelle (Turner) and Chris Zimmerman. His father survives in Waynesfield, his mother survives in Waynesfield, and his step-father David Fischbach, survives in Ottoville. On Sept. 30, 2012, he married Morgan McGhee, and she survives in Lima.

July 23rd

Ted Shelby, 57

July 23, 2013

“Terrible” Ted E. Shelby, 57, of Mendon, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013, after losing his long battle with cancer.
He was born in St. Marys, to the late Dorothy “Dot” and Ned Shelby.
Before graduating from St. Marys Memorial High School in 1973, Ted had already developed a strong interest in cars (he was very proud that as a teenager, he owned not one, but two 1970 Pontiac Trans Ams). After high school, he went on to attend the GM Automotive Service Education Program.

James Schaub, 75

July 23, 2013

James H. Schaub, 75, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:55 p.m. Monday, July 22, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Betty Stolzenburg, 81

July 23, 2013

Betty L. Stolzenburg, 81, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:15 a.m. Monday July 22, 2013, at Auglaize Acres in Wapakoneta.
She was born Nov. 11, 1931, in St. Marys, the daughter of Mary (Heath) and Otis Chilcoat, who preceded her in death. On April 12, 1948, she married Vernon F. Stolzenburg, and he died Dec. 25, 2012.
Surviving are four sons, Gary (Annette) Stolzenburg, of Vernon, Wash., Rick (Kim) Stolzenburg, of Wapakoneta, Randy (Rebecca) Stolzenburg, of Wapakoneta, and Steven Stolzenburg, of Wapakoneta; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Nancy Denney, 70

July 23, 2013

Nancy L. Denney, 70, left this earth and gained her wings at 4:05 a.m. Monday, July 22, 2013, at Shawnee Manor after a courageous battle against cancer.
She was born on Dec. 6, 1942, in Lima, to Carmen (Dardio) and Russell White, who preceded her in death. On Sept. 2, 1961 she married Richard “Pat” Denney, who survives in Wapakoneta.

July 22nd

Nancy Denney, 70

July 22, 2013

Nancy L. Denney, 70, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:05 a.m. Monday, July 22, 2013 at Shawnee Manor.
Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.

Betty Stolzenburg, 81

July 22, 2013

Betty L. Stolzenburg, 81, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:15 a.m. Monday, July 22, 2013, at Auglaize Acres in Wapakoneta.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

July 19th

Albert J. Bustetter, 92

July 19, 2013

Albert J. Bustetter, 92, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:45 a.m. Friday, July 19, 2013, at Auglaize Acres. He was born July 27, 1920, in Wapakoneta, the son of Frances (Fischer) and John Bustetter, who preceded him in death. On June 5, 1946, he married Evelyn A. Seitz, and she died July 16, 2009.
Survivors include three children, Sister Mary Assumpta “Nancy,” of Euclid, James Bustetter, of North Miami, Fla., and Susan (Tom) Niese, of Wapakoneta; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and his twin brother, Alfred Bustetter.

Roger Patton, 83

July 19, 2013

Roger F. “Bud” Patton 83, of Wapakoneta, died at 9:45 p.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013, at his niece’s residence.
Roger was born Feb. 24, 1930, in Auglaize County, to Lousetta and Robert M. Patton, who preceded him in death.
He is survived by a brother, Paul C. Patton, of Wapakoneta; two nieces, Lora and Jim Wutrich, of Altoona, Pa., and Lisa and Greg Salmons, of Wapakoneta; and several great-nieces and nephews, Mitchell Bailey, Jimmy Wutrich, Nicole Benline, and James Benline; and close friends, Gary and Nancy Foster, of Alaska.

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