Archive - Obituary
June 24th, 2011
Ruth A. Grandstaff, 78, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:51 a.m., Friday, June 24, 2011, at Auglaize Acres.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Wapakoneta.
Roger E. Mathews, 87, of Lima, died at 1:26 a.m. Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at Lima Memorial Health Systems.
He was born April 12, 1924, in Lima, the son of Esther Foulke and Ross U. Mathews. On Nov. 19, 1942, he married Betty Bernadine Stoner, who died Jan. 14, 2007.
Surviving are two sons, Mike (Barbara) Mathews, of Harrod, Mark (Mary) Mathews, of Waynesfield; and a daughter, Sandra Dunlap, of Lima.
He was preceded in death by a son, Clark Mathews.
Lucille E. Lehman, 97, 216 N. Buckeye St., St. Marys, died at 9:41 a.m. on June 17, 2011, at the St. Marys Living Center.
She was born Feb. 18, 1914, in Mansfield, to Gertrude (Cunningham) and Gail Van Tilbrough. On Aug. 31, 1934, she married Daniel Dale Lehman, who died July 27, 1986.
Surviving are two daughters, Linda Mallory, of St. Marys, and Judy (Wayne) Wilson, of Largo, Fla.
Services are at noon Saturday at Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys.
Friends may call from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Grand lake Hospice.
Geraldine Carolynn Ramga, 889, 06755 Lock 14 Road, Wapakoneta, died at 10:40 a.m. June 18, 2011, at her home after an extended illness.
She was born April 30, 1922, the daughter of Grace Bailey and Glen Bonifield. In 1938 she married Paul Ramga, who died June 8, 1959.
Surviving are a son, Glenn (Kay) Ramga, of Wapakoneta; two daughters, Carolynn (Ray) Sidey, of Wapakoneta, and Pauletta (Jim) Welshimer, of Findlay; four grandchildren, Paul Sidey, Janine (Michael) Loyer, Annette Ramga (Rick) Alatorre, and Rachel Ramga, and two great-grandchildren, Jeannette Loyer and Benjamin Loyer.
Wava R. Spradlin, age 85, died at 12:05 pm Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at St.Ritaâ€™s Medical Center.
She was born May 29, 1926 in Hardin County to Frank B. and Nona (Krisher) Gunn. On October 19, 1945 she married Darrell C. â€śJimâ€ť Spradlin who died May 15, 1998.
Survivors include two daughters, Sharon A. (Clarence) Lowery, Belle Center, Deborah K. Vance, Waynesfield, 5 grandchildren, J. Kevin (Missy) Spradlin, Heather (Douglas) Moore, Jason (Marcia) Vance, Matthew (Kera) Lowery, Joshua (Kathy) Vance, nine great-grandchildren, and a special friend, Millard (Bud) Bowling.
Geraldine Carolynn Ramga, 89, 06755 Lock 14 Road, Wapakoneta, died at 10:40 a.m. June 18, 2011 at her home.
She was born April 30, 1922, to Glen and Grace Bailey Bonifield. In 1938 sSe married Paul Ramga, and he passed away on June 8, 1959.
her grandchildren and was a nanny to her beloved great grandchildren from 1989 to 2009.
Surviving are two daughters, Carolynn (Ray) Sidey, Pauletta (Jim) Welshimer of Findlay ; and a son Glenn (Kay) Ramga of Wapakoneta.
Joan â€śJoâ€ť Earl, 79, died at 6:43 p.m. Saturday, June 18, 2011 at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.
She was born Dec. 15, 1931 inDunkirk, to Mary Bell (Hebling) and Jonas Jasper Wheatley.
On June 18, 1950, in Harrod, she married Myron Kenneth â€śKennyâ€ť Earl and he survives in Waynesfield. They just celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary.
Lois B. Landfair, 95. of Lima, died at 11:50 p.m., Thursday, June 16, 2011 at Cridersville Health Care Center in Cridersville.
She was born Feb. 28, 1916, in Lima to Doris Elizabeth Shadley and Elmer Clarence Yoakam, who preceded her in death. On Dec. 4, 1935, she married Robert G. Landfair, who died June 18, 1991.
Janice Louise Regula, 82, of Jackson Center, passed away at 9:05 p.m. Thursday, June 16, 2011, at Wapakoneta Manor, Wapakoneta.
She was born in Auglaize County, on July 4, 1928, a daughter of the late Goldie C. (Ruck) and Albert Lunz.
Hubert E. â€śHerbâ€ť Warnecke, 75, of Spencerville, died at 8:20 a.m., June 17, 2011, at Community Health Professionals Van Wert Hospice Center.
He was born Oct. 31, 1935, in Delphos, the son of Leona (Gable) and Edward Warnecke, who preceded him in death.
On Nov. 8, 1958, he married Janice R. Burnfield, and she survives.
Also surviving are a son, Kevin L. Warnecke, of Spencerville; and a daughter,, Cynthia S. Warnecke, of Knox, Ind.