Archive - Obituary
February 14th, 2012
Tracy Ann Swallow, 48, of Wapakoneta, died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, at her residence.
She was born April 26, 1963, in Lima, the daughter of Naomi and Richard Carnes, who survive in Wapakoneta.
Also surviving are two daughters, Alisha Ackerman, of Wapakoneta, and Julianne M. (David) Sanders, of Wapakoneta; a son, Mitchel Richard Hicks and his father, Larry Hicks, of Wapakoneta; a granddaughter, Olivia Marie Sanders, of Wapakoneta; a brother, Victor Carnes, of Grand Rapids, Mich.; and two sisters, Tami Zwez, of Wapakoneta, and Fawn Purtee, of Alger.
Beau Robert Kepler, 43, of Barberton, formerly of Wapakoneta, died Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at his parentâ€™s Barberton residence.
He was born Jan. 17, 1969, in Barberton, to Irene (Winkler) and John Kepler, who survive him in Wapakoneta.
Also surviving are the love of his life, Laura (Hrabusa) Kepler; a daughter, Alexandra Kepler; two sons, Jacob Kepler and Caleb Kepler; a brother and sister-in-law, Marc and Krystal (Butcher) Kepler; two nephews, Luke Kepler and Owen Kepler; paternal grandmother, Rita (Kepler) Young; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Colista Kitchen, 68, 16244 State Route 66, St. Marys, died suddenly at 9 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, in the emergency department of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born Jan. 21, 1944, in Olive Hill, Ky., the daughter of Evelyn (Carpenter) and James Middleton. On March 28, 1964, in Olive Hill, Ky., she married Charles Gary Kitchen, and he survives at the residence.
Also surviving are three daughters, Penny Ashley, of Wyandott, Mich., Raberta Kitchen, of Wapakoneta, and Leslie Kitchen, of St. Marys; and a son, Garrett Stacy Kitchen, of St. Marys.
Margaret Mary Clementz Dickman, 88, of Cridersville, previously of Lima; St. Louis, Mich.; and Ottawa, died at 2:42 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born July 2, 1923, in Kalida, the daughter of the late Mary Miller and Frank Wehri. On July 31, 1946, she married Eugene Clementz, who died Jan. 23, 1985. On Dec. 6, 1986, she married Ferd Dickman, who died May 18, 1992. On Dec. 5, 2004, she married Roman Eickholt Sr., who survives in Cridersville.
Juanita E. Cockerell Robinson Turner, 91, of Rochester Hills, Mich. and formerly of Cridersville, died at 6:07 p.m., Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, in Waltonwood Assisted Living in Rochester Hills, Mich.
She was born April 5, 1920, in Springfield. She is the daughter of the late Walter and Fannie Rich Cockerell. On May 11, 1957 she married Cyrus Arthur Turner who died March 26, 2003.
Mrs. Turner was retired from the Ex-Cello Corporation/Textron where she worked with in quality control for over 30 years. She was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church.
Frederick J. Cook, 79, of 1023 S. Wayne St., St. Marys, died on Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.
He was born on Feb. 16, 1932, in Auglaize County, to Gertrude (Schneider) Hugh Cook, and they preceded him in death. On July 3, 1952, in St. Marys, he married Patricia Ann Wurster, and she survives.
He is also survived by three sons, Mark Cook, of Springboro, Dennis Cook, of St. Marys, and Dan Cook, of St. Marys.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during the Korean War.
Larry Fledderjohann, 68, 12093 Plattner Pike, St. Marys, died 9:46 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born Oct. 5, 1943, in Lima, the son of Gladys (Stroh) and Vernon Fledderjohann. He married Paula Bubp on June 27, 1964, and she survives at the residence.
Fred Cook, 79, of St. Marys, died Monday evening, Feb. 6, 2012, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.
Arrangements are incomplete at Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
Larry Fledderjohann, 68, of rural New Knoxville, died Monday evening, Feb. 6, 2012 at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at Vornholt â€“ Miller Funeral Home in New Knoxville.
Donna Rose Jacobs, 68, 111 S. Buckeye St., St. Marys, died at 2:25 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, at Kindred Hospital in Lima.
She was born March 14, 1943, in Detroit, to Florence L. (Duffern) and Elmer C. Kusterer. On March 4, 1967, in St. Marys, she married Jack A. Jacobs, who survives.
Also surviving is a son, David Jacobs, of St. Marys.
She was preceded in death by a son, Todd Jacobs.
Services are at 1 p.m. Friday at Miller â€“ Long & Folk Funeral Home in St. Marys. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens near Moulton.