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April 28th, 2014

Richard D. ‘Dick’ Emrick, 84

April 28, 2014

Richard D. ‘Dick’ Emrick, 84, of Cridersville, died at 7:15 a.m., Thursday, April 24, 2014, at his residence. He was born Aug. 10, 1929, in Union Township, Auglaize County, to Earnest Clay and Norma Hemmert Emrick. He married Shirley Maxine Thrush on Oct. 7, 1951, and she survives in Cridersville.

Dick was a member of Cridersville United Methodist Church and V.F.W. Post 8445, Wapakoneta, and a former member of Brands Lake Fishing Club and Eagles Lodge, Aerie 691. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and had been a maintenance repairman for the U.S. government.

April 25th

Barrett G. Kemp, 82

April 25, 2014

Barrett G. Kemp, 82, of 08304 Kruse Road, Wapakoneta, Ohio, died at noon on Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Hospice of Dayton. He was born Feb. 22, 1932, in Dayton, the son of Barrett M. and Gladys (Linkhart) Kemp. He first married Patricia Picard and she preceded him in death. He then married Shirley Glass McEvoy and she preceded him in death.

Harold D. Manning, 75

April 25, 2014

Harold D. Manning, 75, of Wapakoneta, died at 9:40 p.m., Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Wapakoneta Manor. He was born July 20, 1938, in Anderson County, Tenn., the son of Clyde and Vicy (Creekmore) Manning, who preceded him in death.

Survivors include, his former wife, Agnes Lowe Manning, of Wapakoneta; two children, Peggy (Stewart) Bowersock and Kenneth R. Manning, both of Wapakoneta; two grandchildren, Matthew (Brittani) Bowersock, stationed at Camp Pendleton, and Rachel Bowersock, of Columbus.

He was preceded in death by a son, Gregory Manning, and a sister, Betty Lou Manning.

Dr. Robert F. “Doc” Baker, 96

April 25, 2014

Dr. Robert F. “Doc” Baker D.V.M., 96, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:35 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Otterbein Cridersville.

He was born on Dec. 16, 1917, in Buckland, Ohio, to Marion Franklin and Leona (Wheeler) Baker, who preceded him in death.  On Sept. 27, 1939, he married Mary Kathryn Place and she passed away on Sept. 29, 2011.

April 23rd

Max Benny Hunsicker, 79

April 23, 2014

Max Benny Hunsicker, 79, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:05 a.m., Monday, April 21, 2014, at Wapak Manor Nursing Home. He was born Oct. 17, 1934, to George and Lottie Prater Hunsicker; both parents preceded him in death. On June 12, 1954, he married Betty Pruitt, who preceded him in death on March 16, 2013. Mr. Hunsicker was a retired electronics repairman.

Elden L. “Red” Stolzenburg, 87

April 23, 2014

Elden L. “Red” Stolzenburg, 87, of St. Marys, formerly of Wapakoneta, died at 9:44 a.m., Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at the Joint Township District Memorial Hospital emergency room, in St. Marys. He was born April 11, 1927, in Wapakoneta, the son of Henry and Alpha (Myers) Stolzenburg, who preceded him in death. On June 19, 1947, he married Mary Fogt, and she died Jan. 8, 2002. He later married Carol McDonald, and she survives.

April 22nd

Nancy A. Koeper, 68

April 22, 2014

Nancy A. Koeper, 68, of 800 Bryarly Circle, Saint Marys, Ohio, died at 10:57 p.m. on Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Lima Memorial Hospital following a short illness. She was born Aug. 5, 1945, in Lima, the daughter of Melvin and Mildred (Thuman) Luedeke. She married Kenneth Koeper on Sept. 21, 1963, at Saint Paul’s United Church of Christ in New Bremen.

Doloros M. Diegel Katterhenry, 100

April 22, 2014

Doloros M. Diegel Katterhenry, 100, of rural Wapakoneta, died at 5:15 p.m., Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her residence with by her family by her side. She was born July 3, 1913, in Washington Township, Auglaize County, the daughter of Henry and Clara (May) Diegel, who preceded her in death. On June 12, 1938, she married Albert E. Katterhenry, and he died Sept. 2, 1972.

April 21st

Janet M. Walter Klein, 66

April 21, 2014

Janet M. Walter Klein, 66, of Northfield, Ohio, formerly of Wapakoneta, died at 3:30 p.m., Friday, April 18, 2014, at her residence. She was born Dec. 15, 1947, in Wapakoneta, the daughter of William and Florence (Hemmert) Walter, who preceded her in death. On May 23, 1986, she married Norman C. Klein, and he survives.

Donald L. "Don" Method, 82

April 21, 2014

Donald L. "Don" Method, 82, of rural New Knoxville, died at 11:29 p.m., Friday, April 18, 2014, in the E.R. Deptartment of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, in St. Marys, following a sudden illness, with his daughter at his side. He was born May 23, 1931, in Warsaw, Ind., a son of Burdette Hartman and Helen Louise Crowl Method, who are deceased. In 1949, he married Norma J. Slater, who is deceased, and in 1955, married Patricia A. Jay, who also is deceased. On Oct. 3, 1966, he married Letha A. Hager Hennon, who survives.

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