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March 12th, 2012

Marie Arnett, 90

March 12, 2012

Marie M. Arnett, 90, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:40 p.m. Sunday, March 11, 2012, at her residence surrounded by her family.
She was born May 6, 1921, in Fryburg, the daughter of Mary (Reier) and John Roth, who preceded her in death. On Oct. 26, 1944, she married Frederick “Fritz” Arnett, who died Jan. 17, 1992.

March 9th

E. Lucille (Bushong) Eichhorn, 86

March 9, 2012

E. Lucille (Bushong) Eichhorn, 86, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:41 a.m., Thursday, March 8, 2012, at Otterbein-Cridersville.

She was born July 27, 1925, in Williamstown, the daughter of M. Marie (Steinman) and Marion U. Bushong, who preceded her in death. In 1964, she married C. Gaylord Eichhorn who died in 1967.  

Surviving are a brother, Everett Bushong, of Dunkirk; a step-daughter, Gladys Whitmer, of Kettering; and several nieces, nephews, and step-relatives.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

Randall C. 'Randy' Hensley, 61

March 9, 2012

Randall C. “Randy” Hensley, 61 of Lima died 7 a. m., Friday, March 9 at Criders-ville Health Care.  

He was born Oct. 5, 1950, in Borger, Texas, to Betty (Jacobs) and Thomas Richard Hensley.  They survive in Floyd, Va.  

He married Gwen Wooley  on June 18, 1994, and she survives in Lima.

Mr. Hensley served in the U. S. Army.

Survivors include a son, Cody Hensley of Lima; and a daughter Rachel Hensley of Lima.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.  

E. Lucille Eichhorn, 86

March 9, 2012

E. Lucille Bushong Eichhorn, 86, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:41 a.m. Thursday, March 8, 2012, at Otterbein-Cridersville.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Annabel Wagner, 101

March 9, 2012

Annabel E. Wagner, 101, of New Bremen, died at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 8, 2012, at the Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices of St. Marys.
She was born on Dec. 22, 1910, in New Bremen, the daughter of Louise (Schroeder) and Alfred H. Scheer. On Nov. 28, 1935, she married Alvin “Pete” Wagner and he died Dec. 20, 1980.
Surviving is a son, Ted Wagner, of New Bremen.
Services are at 2 p.m. Monday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen, with the Rev. Becky Erb Strang officiating. Burial will follow in the Willow Grove Cemetery in New Bremen.

Marcille Oakman, 85

March 9, 2012

Marcille May Cole Oakman, 85, of Wauchula, Fla., formerly of Waynesfield, died Monday evening, March 5, 2012, at her residence with her husband and daughter by her side.
She was born April 16, 1926, in Cridersville, the daughter of Anna (Walti) and Herman Dawson. In 1947, she married Russell Eugene Cole and he preceded her in death in 1956. On July 2, 1989, she married Robert D. Oakman, who survives.

March 8th

Berniece Henning, 82

March 8, 2012

Berniece I. Henning, 82, 14210 State Route 116, St. Marys, died at 5:26 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at Joint Township District Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born March 31, 1929, in Celina, to Nellie (McDonald) and Charles Boice.
On Feb. 28, 1948 in Covington, Ky., she married Edwin R. Henning, who died Nov. 26, 2002.
Surviving are two sons, Edwin D. Henning, of Marion, and Terry Henning, of St. Marys; and two daughters, Janiece Henning, of St. Marys, and Nan Luedeke, of St. Marys.

Bernard McCarty, 84

March 8, 2012

Bernard D. “Bernie” McCarty, 84, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:42 p.m., Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at Wapakoneta, Manor.
He was born March 21, 1927, in a farm home in Marion Township, Hardin County, the son of Francis (Fields) and Hobart McCarty, who preceded him in death. On June 8, 1947, he married Mary Ann Copeland, and she survives.
Also surviving are a son, Ronald J. McCarty, of Wapakoneta; two sisters, Darlene Beelman, of Perrysburg, and Sondra (Bob) Bird, of Yuma, Ariz.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Myra Van Voorhis.

Rita Wilfong, 63

March 8, 2012

Rita Jean (Scheblo) Wilfong, 63, of Holt, Mich., formerly of Wapakoneta, died at 10:40 a.m. Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at her residence.
She was born Dec. 9, 1948, in Lima, the daughter of Esther L. (West) and John A. Scheblo, who preceded her in death. On Sept. 30, 1972, she married Michael A. Wilfong, and he survives.
Also surviving are a brother, Richard (Jane Berres) Scheblo, of Wapakoneta; 24 nieces and nephews; and 34 great-nieces and nephews.

March 7th

Victor McKinney, 63

March 7, 2012

Victor L. McKinney, 63, 430 Huffman St., St. Marys, died at 10:15 a.m., Monday, March 5, 2012, at Golden Living Center -Valley.
He was born July 25, 1948, in Celina, to Gladys (Coil) and Raymond McKinney. On Oct. 3, 1993, in Waynesfield, he married Leslie Rone, who died Oct. 18, 2011.
He is survived by his sister, Janet White, of St. Marys.
Funeral rites are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Ross Church of the Brethren, with the Rev. Keith Stoller officiating. Burial will follow at the Resthaven Memorial Gardens, near Moulton.

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