Archive - Obituary
July 26th, 2012
George A. Cecere, 85, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:06 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at St. Rita‚Äôs Medical Center in Lima.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.
Other arrangements are incomplete at the funeral home.
Sharon L. Fridley, 73, of St. Marys, died at 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at St. Rita‚Äôs Medical Center in Lima.
She was born Aug. 30, 1938, in Ada, the daughter of Beulah (McCool) and Richard Fridley, who preceded her in death.
Surviving are a daughter, Tammy Trego, of St. Marys; four grandchildren, Heidi Herron, Heather (Ronald) Ferrell, Ernest Herron Jr., and Jayson Shively; 10 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, James (Shirley) Fridley, of Elida, and Larry Fridley, of Wapakoneta.
She was preceded in death by a great-grandson, Jayden Herron.
Henry Charles Klima, 74, of Phoenix, Ariz., formerly of Wapakoneta, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2012.
He was born Aug. 21, 1937, in Wapakoneta, the son of the late Loretta (Ritchie) and Henry Klima. His loving wife of 42, years, Cynthia Sue Klima, survives.
Also surviving are four daughters, Kristine Graney, Mona Adams, Tina Vesecky, and Valerie Seed; a son, Henry Charles Klima II; seven grandchildren Erika, Serena, Jessica, Bradley, Jacob, Katie and Henry III; two sisters; and six brothers.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, James Klima and Donald Klima.
Helen Brown-Deerhake, 87, of Wapakoneta, died at 10:17 p.m. Friday, July 20, 2012, at St. Rita‚Äôs Hospital, in Lima.
She was born Feb. 24, 1925, in Jennings Township, Putnam County, to Olga (Wreede) and Carl E. Kloeppel. On Nov. 24, 1946, she married Jacque Brown, who died June 3, 1981. On May 12, 1983, she married Louis Deerhake, who died June 2, 1990.
Helen Brown-Deerhake, 87, of Wapakoneta, died at 10:17 p.m.. Friday, June 20, 2012, at St. Rita‚Äôs Medical Center in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.
Karen R. Pack, 65, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:26 p.m. Friday, July 20, 2012, at the St. Rita‚Äôs Medical Center in Lima.
She was born May 3, 1947, in Lima, the daughter of Betty (Kimmel) and John U. Martin Sr., who preceded her in death.
Mildred M. Luthman, 92, of Wapakoneta, died at 6 a.m. Sunday, July 22, 2012, at her residence.
She was born Nov. 25, 1919, in St. Henry, the daughter of Minnie (Fullenkamp) and Louis Stahl, who preceded her in death. On Sept. 13, 1947, she married Urban J. Luthman, and he died March 28, 1992.
Betty Rose Archer, 88, died Sunday, July 22, 2012 as she lived, surrounded by family.
She was born Dec. 26, 1923, the daughter of Margaret and Henry Cardone. In Nov. of 1942, she married Jack Archer, just before he left to serve in the U.S. Army, while she helped the World War II effort as a factory worker. Her husband preceded her in death.
Bernard E. ‚ÄúBud‚ÄĚ McClintock, 82, of Wapakoneta, died at 7:15 a.m. Thurday, July 19, 2012, at the Cridersville Healthcare Center.
He was born July 20, 1929, in Lima, the son of Edna (Brubaker) and John McClintock, who preceded him in death.
Surviving are a daughter, Cathy (Rick) O‚ÄôNeill, of Wapakoneta; three grandchildren, twins Ryan & Kaitlyn ‚ÄúKati‚ÄĚ, O‚ÄôNeill, and Dillon ‚ÄúD.J.‚ÄĚ O‚ÄôNeill; and a sister, Delores Taylor.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Virginia Neth.
Dane Clayton Craft, 45, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:43 a.m. Monday, July 16, 2012.
He was born on Nov. 26, 1966, in St. Marys, to Violet Caroline (Smith) and Clayton Clement Craft. On Oct. 7, 1989, he married Julie Ann Webb, who survives in Wapakoneta.
Surviving are a daughter, Caroline Christine Craft; and two sons, John Clayton, and Tucker Thomas Andrew Craft.
Service are at 3 p.m. Sunday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home in Cridersville.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to the family.