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May 4th, 2012

Alma Flarida, 99

May 4, 2012

Alma Lee Flarida, 99, of Cridersville, died at 11:15 p.m. Thursday, May 3, 2012 at Cridersville Health Care Center.
She was born April 23, 1913, in Delphos, the daughter of the late Molly (Underwood) and Ora Barrett. On Sept. 21, 1927 she married Paul William Flarida, who died August 1991.
Surviving are two sons, Robert Eugene Flarida, of Lima, and William David (Betty) Flarida, of Wapakoneta; a daughter, Elizabeth Ann Hook, of Indianapolis, Ind.; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Helen Eberhart, of Lima.

Alfrieda Wessel, 103

May 4, 2012

Alfrieda Wessel, 103, St. Marys’ oldest living resident, died Thursday, May 3, 2012.
Arrangements are incomplete at Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.

May 2nd

Marjorie McElroy, 82

May 2, 2012

Marjorie M. McElroy, 82, of Monroe, Ind., formerly of Celina, died Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at Adams Memorial Hospital in Decatur, Ind.
She was born May 14, 1929, in Van Wert County, the daughter of Iva B. (Uncapher) and William H. Walser. On June 1, 1947, she married Robert E. McElroy, who preceded her in death on May 28, 2008.
Surviving are three sons, Ralph W. McElroy, of Wapakoneta, Robert E. McElroy, of San Diego, and George D. McElroy, of Monroe, Ind.; and three daughters, Deborah K. McElroy, of Houston, Texas, Delores A. Hart, of Portland, Ind., and Bonnie L. Baker, of Rockford.

Margaret L. Menchhofer, 91

May 2, 2012

Margaret L. “Marge” Menchhofer, 91, formerly of 706 Magnolia Drive, St. Marys, and a resident of the St. Marys Living Center, died at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the St. Marys Living Center.
She was born March 15, 1921, in Auglaize County, the daughter of Matty Marie (Schlechty) and Charles Hay. On April 12, 1942, she married Martin E. Menchhofer, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 29, 2011.
She is survived by two sons, Larry Menchhofer, of South Bloomingville, and Steve Menchhofer, of Rockbridge; and a daughter, Sherry Howey, of Columbus.

April 27th

Doyle V. Snider, 85

April 27, 2012

Doyle V. Snider, 85, of Lima died 12:15 p. m., Friday, April 27 at his residence.
He was born Jan. 19, 1927 in Unio-polis to Oscar and Nellie Butler Snider, who preceded him in death. He married Frances ‘Frankie’ Polick March 13, 1948 and she preceded him in death Dec. 26, 1993. He married Betty Kohli Sept. 16, 1995 and she survives in Lima.

Wilda Miars, 85

April 27, 2012

Wilda Miars, 85, formerly of 04521 Auglaize County Road 33-A, St. Marys, died at 9:12 p.m. Thursday, April 26, 2012 at Memorial Hospital of Union County in Marysville.
She was born March 18, 1927, in St. Marys, to Ireta (Seib) and Vernon Schmehl. On May 24, 1947, she married Gail V. Miars, who died Sept. 20, 1995.
Surviving are three daughters, Barbara Ellen Langsdon, of Louisville, Ky., Karen Joseph, of Celina, Joyce Moon, of Marysville, and Nancy Miars, of Hilliard; and two sons, Darrell Miars, of Portland, Ore., and Russell Miars, of Portland, Ore.

Wilda Miars, 85

April 27, 2012

Wilda Miars, 85, formerly of St. Marys, died Thursday April 26, 2012, at Memorial Hospital of Union County in Marysville.
Arrangements are incomplete with the Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys.

Marilyn Sheets, 73

April 27, 2012

Marilyn A. Sheets, 73, 235 Pershing Drive, St. Marys, died at 3:30 a.m. Thursday, April 26, 2012, at her residence.
She was born March 1, 1939, in Ohio City, to Matra (Wilson) and Albert “Buck” Davis.
On Nov. 15, 1965, in Sidney, she married Rex Sheets, who died Sept. 2, 2002.
Surviving is a daughter Patricia Fast, of St. Marys.
Services are at 1 p.m. Monday at Miller Funeral in St. Marys, with the Rev.Josh Andrews officiating. Private family burial will take place at Neptune Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Byron Anderson, 88

April 27, 2012

Byron “Barney” C. Anderson, 88, formerly of Celina, died at 6:20 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at Wapakoneta Manor.
He was born June 6, 1923, in Jefferson Township, Mercer County, to Mary (Granger) and Charles Anderson. On Nov. 12, 1955, he married Garnet Dalton, who preceded him in death May 12, 2011.

Roger Carnes, 54

April 27, 2012

Roger L. Carnes, 54, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:55 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health System following a sudden illness.
He was born Sept. 2, 1957, in Lima, the son of Theresa (Benny) and Emmett Carnes. His mother survives in Wapakoneta and his father is deceased.

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