Archive - 2014 - Obituary
Evelyn F. Barlow, 89, of New Knoxville, formerly of Wapakoneta, died at 12:35 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, at her residence surrounded by her family.
She was born on Sept. 6, 1925, in Macon, Mo., to George and Fern (Lee) Cox, who preceded her in death. On July 22, 1950, she married Lowell J. Barlow, and he passed away on Aug. 25, 1978.
Ray L. Hower, 60, of rural Wapakoneta, died at 5:17 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at his residence, with his family at his side. He was born Jan. 4, 1954, in Lima, the son of Arthur Oliver and Wahoneta Irene (Hardford) Hower, who preceded him in death. On Nov. 29, 1991, he married Deborah K. Wilder, and she survives.
Mary A. Egbert, age 80, of Botkins, died on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, at 12:32 a.m. at The Gardens in Wapakoneta.
She was born on May 19, 1934 in New Bremen, the daughter of the late Walter and Lorena (Timmerman) Fischbach.
Ted Lewis Endel Sr., 84, of St. Marys died at 1:15 p.m. Tuesday Sept. 30, 2014, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. He was born on July 29, 1930 in Toledo, Ohio, to Clifford F. & Ruth Mae (Barker) Endel who preceded him in death.
Jerry Medaris Hardacre MD, age 80, of Marshfield, Wisc., passed away peacefully Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, at the House Of The Dove in Marshfield, with his family by his side.
A Memorial Service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at Wesley United Methodist Church (205 E. 3rd St.) in Marshfield. Rev. Joel Deaner-Rogers will officiate.
Rosemary Archer, 86, of St. Marys, died 8:05 p.m., Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, at Vancrest of St. Marys.
She was born Jan. 14, 1928, in Cridersville, Ohio, the daughter of Grover & Lizzie (Rhodes) Mayer, who preceded her in death.
Patsy Carol Brugh Hoffer, 66, of Wapakoneta, went home to her loved ones on the other side and to start her new adventure on Sept. 30, 2014.
She was born January 29, 1948, the youngest daughter of the late Frank & Margaret Hammond Brugh. She will be meeting Frank, Jr., Alleene, Raymond, Lacy, Mary, and Walter.
Karl Eugene Naseman Jr., 84, of Botkins, went to be with the Lord at 2:15 a.m. Tuesday Sept. 30, 2014, at Wapakoneta Manor.
He was born on December 1, 1929, in Montezuma, Ohio, to Carl Sr. & Hazel (Trippy) Naseman who preceded him in death.
Jack Edward Peterson, age 87, passed away at McLaren Hospital in Petoskey, Michigan, on Sept. 29, 2014, surrounded by his family. He is survived by his daughter, Robyn Ruth Scott (Dr. Norman) and his two sons, Eric Ray Peterson (Janet) and Randy Jack Peterson, two grandchildren, Briana Becker Stolley (Oliver) and John Eric Peterson (Megan) and three great grandchildren, Sophia Ruth and Samuel Logan Stolley and Nora Ann Peterson.
Gerald D. “Watermelon” Keller, 78, of rural Spencerville, died 1:10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, at his residence, following an extended illness, with his family at his side. He had been a Spencer Twp. Trustee for the past 12 years.