Archive - Obituary
June 5th, 2012
Virginia V. Fry, 93, of Wapakoneta, died at 10:15 p.m. Friday, June 1, 2012, at the Wapakoneta Manor.
She was born Dec. 3, 1918, in Logan Township, Auglaize County, the daughter of Blanche (McCord) and William Cook, who preceded her in death. On June 20, 1940, she married Robert E. Fry, and he died Sept. 25, 2008.
Merl Robert Lauth, 80, of Findlay, passed away with his family at his side at 11:40 a.m. Thursday, May 31, 2012, at The Heritage in Findlay.
He was born Dec. 15, 1931, in North Vernon, Ind., to the late Jeanetta (Kelso) andFrancis Merle Lauth. On Nov. 6, 1953, he married Mary Sue Davis, and she survives.
Craig O. Weaver, 68, of Wapakoneta died 7:18 p.m., Friday, May 31, 2012 at James Cancer Center, Columbus.
Mr. Weaver was born March 25, 1944 in Lima to Forrest E. and LeDonna M. Baber Weaver, who survive in Lima.
On Oct.17, 1964 he married Pamela J. Hardesty who survives in Wapakoneta.
Mr. Weaver graduated from Shawnee High School and Northwestern Business College. He was drafted into the Army in 1966 and received an honorable discharge in 1968. He then went to work in the print industry until he retired in 2008.
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. âDickâ 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. âGerryâ 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. Ritaâs 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.