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January 16th, 2012

Carl Schlenker, 92

January 16, 2012

Carl W. Schlenker Sr., 92, died Jan. 15, 2012 at The Gardens of Wapakoneta.
He was born May 16, 1919, in Wapakoneta, the son of Elizabeth (Ochs) and John Schlenker, who preceded him in death. On June 22, 1940, he married Mildred (Mid) Cook who died Aug. 7, 1992.

January 13th

Richard Wills Sr., 80

January 13, 2012

Richard Lee “Dick” Wills Sr., 80, of Portland, Texas, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, in Portland, Texas.
He was born Jan. 1, 1932, in Wapakoneta, the son of Bessie Darst and James Pete Wills. He married Dee Wills, who died Jan. 19, 2002 after 47 years of marriage.

Myriam Rhodes, 72

January 13, 2012

Myriam S. “Mimi” Rhodes, 72, of Lima, died at 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, at her residence.
She was born May 31, 1939, in Boston, the daughter of Martha L. (Goldman) and Daniel Meyers. She married James E. Rhodes, who died in 1994.
Surviving are a daughter, Pamela L. Moore, of Columbus; and a son James E. Rhodes, of Ottoville.
Services are at 10:30 a.m., Saturday at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, with the Rev. James Couser officiating. Burial is to follow at St. Matthews Cemetery.

Rev. Joan Spade, 70

January 13, 2012

The Rev. Joan Diane Spade, 70, formerly of Botkins, died Saturday Jan. 7, 2012 after a brief illness at St. Marys Living Center in St. Marys.
She was born on Dec. 31, 1941, in Oxford, to Dorothy and Charles Spade.
Private family services will be held. Burial will follow at Oxford Cemetery in Oxford.
Arrangements are being handled by Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys.

Frances Keysor, 93

January 13, 2012

Frances C. Keysor, 93, formerly of 17674 Moulton-Fort Amanda Road, Wapakoneta, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012 at Auglaize Acres Nursing Home.
She was born March 9, 1918 in Plymouth, Mich. the daughter of Mary (Knuth) and Daniel Miller, who preceded her in death. She married J. Delmar Keysor, who is deceased..

Rogene Lehman, 81

January 13, 2012

Rogene C. Lehman, 81, of Plumwood, died at 11:55 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, in Riverside Hospital in Columbus.
He was born June 26, 1930, in Auglaize County, the son of Lura (Clay) and Stanley Lehman, who preceded him in death. He married Dorthy Purdum, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Bryce Richard Lehman, of Columbus; a brother, Jerry (Sue) Lehman, of Wapakoneta; two nephews, Jay (Cindy) Lehman, of Wapakoneta, and Jeff (Jennifer) Lehman, of California; a niece, Jennifer Lehman, of Wapakoneta; a great-niece and two great-nephews.

Robert Badertscher, 60

January 13, 2012

Robert J. Badertscher, 60, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:55 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, at the Wapakoneta Manor.
He was born Dec. 29, 1951, in Bluffton, the son of Ruth (Drury) and Loraine Badertscher, who preceded him in death.

Herbert Brookhart, 90

January 13, 2012

Herbert Wayne Brookhart, 90, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:20 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health System.
He was born June 9, 1921, in Auglaize County, the son of Ethel (Burnfield) and Dorwin Brookhart. On April 14, 1946, he married Betty A. Hixenbaugh, and she survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Dennis (Cheryl) Brookhart, of Dallas, Texas, Roger Brookhart, of Charlotte, N.C., Gordon (Tammy) Brookhart, of Westerville; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister and brother-in-law, Cecil and Ralph Walther.

Robert Badertscher, 60

January 13, 2012

Robert J.. Badertscher, 60, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:55 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, at Wapakoneta Manor.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Herbert Brookhart, 90

January 13, 2012

Herbert W. “Herb” Brookhart, 90, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:20 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health System.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

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