Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Marcedis Miller, 82, formerly of Celina, died at 8:20 a.m. Friday, March 29, 2013, at Auglaize Acres Nursing Home in Wapakoneta.
She was born Oct. 8, 1930, in Auglaize County, to Russell and Mabel (Parke) Young.
Karl E. Ruck, 79, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:05 p.m. Friday, March 29, 2013, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center in Van Wert.
He was born Nov. 25, 1933, in Lakeview, the son of Helen H. (Gross) and Alfred Karl Ruck, who preceded him in death. On June 14, 1958, he married Lois Schwer Ridenour, and she died June 10, 2008. Then on Oct. 24, 2009, he married Lila K. Hartman, and she survives.
Ruth E. Cook, 87, of Spencerville, died at 8:45 a.m. Friday, March 29, 2013, at Roselawn Manor Nursing Home.
She was born April 9, 1925, in Bellefontaine, the daughter of Blanche and Harry Patrick, who preceded her in death. She married Robert E. â€śJackâ€ť Cook, who died March 7, 2006.
She is survived by her extended family, Katie Cotterman, of Spencerville, Greg (Terri) Spence, of Spencerville, Deniese (Alan) Margraves, of Wapakoneta, and Becky (Dave) Brown, of Wapakoneta; nine great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Dorcas Jane(Chapman) Bryan, 83, formerly of Cadillac, Mich., and Cherokee Village, Ariz., passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2013, in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Dorcas was born Nov. 25, 1929, in Bellaire, to Dorothy and John Chapman and graduated from Blume High School, in Wapakoneta, in 1947. She married Richard Bryan in 1948, in Wapakoneta, and he preceded her in death in 2006. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Johnny, in 2008.
Marcedis Miller, 82, of Wapakoneta, died Friday, March 29, 2013 at Auglaize Acres Nursing Home in Wapakoneta.
Arrangements are incomplete with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
Agnes Louise (Nester) Hines, 90, of Troy, passed away on Friday, March 29, 2013, at her residence.
She was born Aug. 16, 1922, in Wapakoneta, to the late Amelia (Eisert) and Frederick Nester. Her husband of 56 years, William E. Hines, preceded her in death on June 1, 2003.
Quinton Charles McLean, 85, of Walled Lake, Mich., passed away Monday, March 25, 2013.
He was born April 5, 1927, in Wapakoneta.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years Ruth (Minnich) McLean; three children, Sharon Llewellyn of Rochester Hills, Mich., Stan (Beth) McLean, of Caledonia, Mich., and Darlene (Steven) Mengyan, of Brighton, Mich; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Mr. McLean worked for over 50 years as a Design Engineer in the automotive and aeronautics industry. He was a proud World War II veteran.
Richard Bowersock, 92, died at 7 a.m. Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at Roselawn Manor, where he had resided for the past two years.
He was born May 2, 1920, in Salem Township, Auglaize County, to Viola McMillen and Grover Bowersock, who preceded him in death. On July 1, 1940, he married Dorotha Irene Smith, who died Dec. 6, 2005.
Surviving are three daughters, Konita G. â€śConnieâ€ť Klaus, of Spencerville, Barbara I. Crites, of Spencerville, and Laurie E. Ball, of Spencerville.
Darlene E. Petty, 62, of Piqua, died at 11:45 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013, at the James Cancer Hospital in Columbus.
She was born June 9, 1950, in Lima, to the late Eugene and Dorothy (Stover) Hefner. On Sept. 23, 1988, in Troy, she married Darin â€śScottâ€ť Petty, and he survives.
Also surviving are a sister, Anna (Pat) Gibson, of Wapakoneta; three brothers, Dana (Cheryl)Hefner, of Whitehall, Tony (Vicki) Hefner, of Wapakoneta, and Loren (Kris) Hefner, of Perrysburg; father- and mother-in-law, Mitch and Janice Petty, of Piqua; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles; and four God children.
Mary Jo Duckro, 84, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:20 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2013, at Wapakoneta Manor.
She was born Oct. 24, 1928, the daughter of Lucille C. (Koch) and Henry C. Nipgen, who preceded her in death. On May 7, 1949, she married Harold G. Duckro, and he died Oct. 26, 2000.