Archive - Obituary
June 1st, 2012
Ruth Ann Frey, 72, of Wapakoneta, died at 6:57 p.m. Thursday, May 31, 2012, at the Van Wert Hospice Center.
She was born May 19, 1940, in Richmond, Ind., the daughter of Mildred (Layman) and Harold Laine, who preceded her in death. On March 4, 1972, she married Richard D. â€śDickâ€ť Frey, and he survives.
Shawn Sidel, 36, of Lima, died Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at his residence.
He was born Sept. 29, 1975, in Lima, the son of the late Julia (Smith) and the late Keith Sidel. He married Teresa Sidel, who preceded him in death.
There will be no visitation or services.
Gerelda G. â€śGerryâ€ť Anthony, 83, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:50 p.m. Friday, June 1, 2012, at her residence.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.
Leonard T. Browning, 87, formerly of Harrison, died at 3:47 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at Otterbein â€“ St. Marys.
He was born Nov. 20, 1924, in Woodbine, Ky., to Grace A. (Decker) and Andrew J. Browning. On May 10, 1947, he married Lois B. Burch, who died March 18, 2008.
Surviving are two daughters, Sister Lynn Julian, of Cincinnati, and Wanda Dammeyer, of New Bremen.
Services are at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Blue Grass Memorial Gardens in Nicholasville, Ky. and at 3 p.m. Friday at Meyer Community Chapel of Otterbein â€“ St. Marys, with the Rev. Dean Greenwood officiating.
Sharon Louise Fitzgerald, 52, 624 Taft St., Sidney, passed away at 11:45 a.m. Monday, May 28, 2012, at her home.
She was born Aug. 27, 1959, in Sidney, the daughter of Carolyn (Helmlinger) and Roger Metz of Botkins. On March 17, 2007, she married James Fitzgerald, who survives.
Also surviving are four step-children, Brenda Hale, of Attwood, Ind., Teresa Longacre, of Kimmell, Ind., Anthony J. Fitzgerald, of Atwood, Ind., and Mindy L. Polar, of Frankford; 13 step-grandchildren; and a step-great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Steven L. Metz; and a nephew, Gary E. Metz.
Murlin George Doseck, 78, of Wapakoneta, died at 10:48 p.m. Monday, May 28, 2012, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born April 26, 1934, near Minster, the son of Julianna (Behr) and Christopher Doseck, who preceded him in death. On July 23, 1960, he married Marilyn S. Debell, and she survives.
Alverta Eileen Holsheiser, 95, a resident of Otterbein Saint Marys Retirement Community and, formerly of Springfield, Ill., died at 1:23 a.m. Sunday, May 27, 2012, at Otterbein Saint Marys Retirement Community.
.She was born April 26, 1917, in Girard, Ill., the daughter of Vega (Shull) and Otis Riffey. On Dec. 10, 1937, she married Charles H. Holsheiser, and he preceded her in death April 7, 1999.
Surviving is a daughter, Carol Lynn Yost, of Celina.
Alice May Bowersock, 73, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:50 a.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born March 14, 1939, in Duchouquet Township, Auglaize County, the daughter of Anna Pearl (Frazier) and Harley Bowersock, who preceded her in death.
Survivors are three sisters, Violet M. Bowersock, of Wapakoneta, Freda A. Bowersock, of Wapakoneta, and Kathryn P. Daugherty, of Kalida; three sisters-in-law, Dorothy Bowersock, of Wapakoneta, Juanita Bowersock, of Lima, and Barbara Bowersock, of Lima; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Robert S. Nagel, 83, of New Bremen, died at 1:02 p.m. Monday, May 28, 2012, at Kindred Hospital in Lima.
He was born July 23, 1928, in Minster, the son of Odillia (Schwieterman) and Charles Nagel. On April 7, 1951, he married Donna L. Donnerberg who survives in New Bremen.
Alice M. Bowersock, 73, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:50 a.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.