Archive - 2014 - Obituary
Clinton N. âGooseâ Gossard, 78, of Lima, died at 10:30 a.m., Monday, May 5, 2014, at his residence. He was born May 21, 1935, in Allen County, to Foster Nelson and Lureta E. Burden Gossard, who preceded him in death. On Feb. 14, 1958, he married Shirley, who survives.
Rosanna M. Barber Presar, 96, of Wapakoneta, died at 9:15 p.m., Monday, May 5, 2014, at her home. She was born Sept. 22, 1917, in Wapakoneta, the daughter of Raymond E. and Laura F. (Schneider) Barber, Sr., who preceded her in death. On Nov. 20, 1937, she married Milton G. âBudâ Presar, and he died Nov. 2, 2002.
Survivors include, two sons, Steven Presar, of Kettering, and Ric Presar, of Cincinnati; two sisters-in-law, Helen Presar and Mary Lou Barber, both of Wapakoneta.
Jean L. Schroer, 86, of Wapakoneta, died at 10:35 p.m., Monday, May 5, 2014, at Wapakoneta Manor. She was born March 9, 1928, in Lima, the daughter of Amos and Kathryn (Mohler) Winget, who preceded her in death. On Sept. 21, 1946, she married Willis Lee Schroer, and he died Aug. 3, 2001.
Jackie Thuman, 44, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:43 p.m., Friday, May 2, 2014, at her home with her family at her side. She was born March 15, 1970, in Lima, the daughter of Carey and Pat Kreglow. Her mother survives in Wapakoneta and her father survives in DeGraff, Ohio. On Oct. 11, 1997, she married Todd J. Thuman, and he survives.
Mildred M. âMillieâ Mertz, 73, of Lima, died Friday at her residence. She was born April 8, 1941, in Wood County, Ohio, to Robert William and Jennie Catharine Phillips Crow, who preceded her in death. She married James Warren Mertz on Aug. 6, 1961, and he preceded her in death on June 6, 1993.
Millie had been a bowling coach for children at Moreo Lanes, Northland and Westgate Lanes. She was an Ohio State Youth Leader for Youth Bowling Association and a graduate of Shawnee High School, class of 1960.
Mary Lou Stahler, 86, of Wapakoneta, died at 6:52 a.m., Friday, May 2, 2014, at the St. Ritaâs Medical Center, in Lima. She was born Feb. 26, 1928, in Van Wert, the daughter of Leo and Rosena (Zotz) Jordan, who preceded her in death. On Sept. 11, 1945, she married Robert Darrell Stahler, who preceded her in death on Feb. 24, 1999.
Rita L. Dailey, 81, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:30 a.m., on her birthday, Friday, May 2, 2014, at Auglaize Acres. She was born May 2, 1933, in Wapakoneta, the daughter of Anthony T. and Marie (Archer) Drexler, who preceded her in death. On April 18, 1951, she married Perry Eugene âGeneâ Dailey, and he died July 14, 2010.
Lisa M. McCune, 45, of Wapakoneta, died 7:45 p.m., Thursday, May 1, 2014, at her parentâs home in Wapakoneta surrounded by her family. She was born June 11, 1968, in Lima, the daughter of Harvey & Susan (Stuckey) McCune, and they survive in Wapakoneta.
Other survivors include, four siblings, Edward J. (Amy) McCune, Wapakoneta, Scott D. (Lisa) McCune, Huber Heights, Christina M. (Daniel) Ault, Wapakoneta, Andrea M. (Christopher) Cotterman, North Hollywood, Calif., nieces and nephews, Falon, Mason, Cameron, Alaina, Ethan, Levi & Trina, great nieces and nephews, Cooper & Gracelyn.
Lee Boedicker, 74, passed away at 11:47 p.m., April 29, 2014, at the Soin Medical Center in Beavercreek. Lee was born July 29, 1939, in Lima, to Doll and Daisy McVicker Boedicker, who preceded him in death.
Hanley E. Evans, 73, of 1025 Hendricks Ave. in St. Marys, died at 2:50 p.m. Monday, April 28, 2014, at his residence. He was born April 18, 1941, in Fonde, Ky., to Richard and Doshie (Snodgrass) Evans, Sr. On May 8, 1971, in Sidney, he married Elaine L. Lynch, who survives.