Archive - Obituary
April 12th, 2012
Mary Lou Reynolds, 81, of Cridersville, died at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health Systems.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home in Cridersville.
Eva I. DeLong, 88, of Wapakoneta died at 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at St. Rita‚Äôs Medical Center in Lima.
She was born Oct. 15, 1923, near Cridersville to Norma Fox and Russell Williams. On July 27, 1946, she married Clarence F. ‚ÄėWinnie‚ÄĚ DeLong, and he preceded her in death April 17, 1995.
Surviving are a son, Dennis (Jean) DeLong, of Wapakoneta; three grandchildren, Doug (Kelli) DeLong, David (Ashley) DeLong and Michele (Rob) Seidel; and three great-grandsons, David Thomas, Grant Matthew and Ethan Alexander Seidel.
John J. Smith, 83, of Battle Creek, Mich., passed away peacefully Sunday. April 8, 2012, at his home.
He was born Oct. 13, 1928, in Waynesfield, the son of Nellie and John Smith. On Oct. 20, 1951, he married Bernadette ‚ÄúBonnie‚ÄĚ Christen, who preceded him in death in 2004.
William J. ‚ÄúBill‚ÄĚ Koenig, 92, of Wapakoneta, died at 7:43 p.m. Saturday, April 7, 2012, at Kindred Hospital in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Long & Folk Chapel of Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.
Madella Schnippel, 79, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:30 a.m. Sunday, April 8, 2012, at St. Rita‚Äôs Medical Center in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.
Deb Yahn, 58, of St. Marys, died Sunday, April 8, 2012, at Golden Living Center ‚Äď Valley in St. Marys.
Arrangements are incomplete with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
Eugene E. Kettler, 81, of Kettlersville, died at 1:12 p.m. Saturday, April 7, 2012, at the Fairhaven Home in Sidney.
He was born Feb. 19, 1931, near Kettlersville, the son of Ruth (Egbert) and Homer Kettler. On March 10, 1951, he married Ethel Mae Howell, who died on Oct. 11, 2008.
Surviving are two sons; Steven Kettler, of Botkins, and David Kettler, of Kettlersville; and two daughters, Sharon Lenhart, of Jackson Center, and Marianne Snider, of Botkins.
Virginia M. ‚ÄėGinny‚Äô Krites, 80, of Cridersville, died at 8:47 a. m. Saturday, April 7, 2012, at St. Rita‚Äôs Medical Center in Lima.
She was born Jan. 26, 1932, in Lima, to Leademia (Spyker) and Charles F. Stevenson. On March 11, 1951, she married Robert C. Krites, and he survives in Cridersville.
Ned E. Keiber, 82, of Wapakoneta, died at 5:30 a.m. Saturday, April 7, 2012, at his residence.
He was born Oct. 16, 1929, in Wapakoneta, the son of Hazel (Wellington) and Earl W. Keiber, who preceded him in death. On Feb. 9, 1957, he married Margaret June Peak, and she survives.
Carl P. Rosengarten, 83, of Wapakoneta, died at 10:55 a.m. Thursday, April 5, 2012, at Wapa-koneta Manor.
He was born Nov. 26, 1928, in Sidney, the son of Francis (Lump) and Julius Rosengarten, who preceded him in death. On March 11, 1955, he married Mary E. Bellamy, who died Jan. 11, 2006.