Archive - Obituary
September 29th, 2011
Cythia A. Nester, 54, of Elida, died at 9 a.m., Monday, Sept. 25, 2011, at her residence.
She was born Oct. 17, 1956, to Joy (Cunningham) and Marvin Van Blagran in Lima.
Her father lives in Pennsylvania, and her mother is deceased. On July 6, 1996, she was united in marriage to Donald Nester of Elida.
Dorothy E. (Hemmert) Frantz, 95, 305 Westview Drive, Piqua, died at 3:10 pm Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011, at her residence.
She was born in Fryburg on April 26, 1916, to the late Elizabeth (Gerstner) and John N. Gutmann. Dorothy lived in St. Mary‚Äôs and moved to Piqua following her marriage in 1937 to Clifford A. Hemmert, who preceded her in death in 1951. She then moved to Sidney in 1962 when she married Louis Frantz, who preceded her in death in 2004.
Anna H. Milstead, 91, formerly of 29 East Lake Drive, Wapakoneta, died at 6:40 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, at the Auglaize Acres, Wapa-koneta.
She was born on March 8, 1920 near Botkins, the daughter of Henrietta (Roettger) and Frederick Egbert. On Nov. 23, 1944, she married Mathias ‚ÄúCy‚ÄĚ Milstead who died on July 16, 2000.
Survivors include her brother and sister-in-law Frederick and Louise Egbert and many nieces and nephews.
Alberta June Shaw, 90, of Lima,, died at 4:50 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011at her residence.
She was born March 8, 1921, near Buckland, the daughter of Ollie Thomas and Harold C. Ramga. On Nov. 11, 1939, she married Robert Eugene Shaw, who died Oct. 30, 2000.
Surviving are three sons, Larry Shaw, of Newark, Richard Shaw, of Lima, Herbert Shaw, of Lima; and three daughters, Ruth Tolle, of Dacula, Ga., Roberta Graessle of Antioch, Clif., and Harriet Slaughter, of Concord, N.C.
Michael E. ‚ÄėMike‚Äô Coleman Sr., 65, of Lima, died at 8:28 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, at St. Rita‚Äôs Medical Center in Lima.
He was born June 9, 1946 in Columbus, the son of Mary Emogene (Lansing) and Harold Eugene Coleman. On Sept. 30, 1985, he married Linda J. Sudlow, and she survives in Lima.
Also surviving are three sons, Mike Coleman, Jr., Pat E. Bolling Jr. and Shelby Coleman; and four daughters: Regina Coleman, Monica Dulebohn, Janelle Coleman and Lorette Bolling.
Karl P. Kohler, Jr., 89, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:20 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, at the Wapakoneta Manor.
He was born Nov. 2, 1921, in Columbus, the son of Mary Nelle (Chiesa) and Karl P. Kohler, who preceded him in death. On Sept. 1, 1950, he married Sue Carole Spees, and she survives in Wapakoneta.
Also surviving are two sons, Kevin S. ‚ÄúCoach‚ÄĚ (Carla) Kohler, of Wapakoneta, Kim E. (Lisa) Kohler, Chelsea, Ala.; five grandchildren; 5 great- grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Alice Kohler, of Rogers, Ark.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Donnet Kohler.
Marilyn (Wieser) Timmons, 54, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:37 p.m. Sept. 19, 2011, at St. Rita‚Äôs Medical Center in Lima after a long illness.
She was born Sept. 2, 1957, in Lima, the daughter of Betty (Mumma) and Robert Wieser. Her mother survives in Lima.
Also surviving are a sister, Sharon (Mark) Carroll, of Bluffton; a niece, Brittany Carrol, of Troy; a nephew, Tyler Carroll, of Troy; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Karl P. Kohler, 89, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:20 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, at Wapakoneta Manor.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.
Charles A. ‚ÄúChuck‚ÄĚ Lee, 76, of Wapakoneta, died at 5 p.m., Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, at St. Rita‚Äôs Medical Center in Lima.
He was born Sept. 5, 1935, in Cridersville, the son of Thelma (South) and Dean Lee, who preceded him in death. On Feb. 11, 1961, he married Shirley A. White, and she survives.
James R. Streight, 89, of Bellefontiane, formerly of Wapakoneta, died Monday morning, Sept. 19, 2011, at his daughter‚Äôs home in Bellefontaine.
He was born Dec. 26, 1922, in Wapakoneta, the son of Edna (Koch) and Marcy Streight, who preceded him in death.