Archive - Obituary
June 27th, 2011
Bethel Slone, 73, of rural Wapakoneta, died Friday evening, June 24, 2011, at his residence.
He was born April 18, 1938, in Knott County, Kentucky, the son of Phebie and Sylvester Slone, who preceded him in death. On June 17, 1958, he married Ila Mae Craft, and she survives.
Norman G. Berry, beloved husband of Genelle M. Berry, 912 Neil Armstrong Drive, Wapakoneta, died in the early morning on June 16, 2011.
He was born Feb. 3, 1921, in Municing, Mich. Norman and his wife married on July 14, 1989.
He is survived by seven children, Rebecca S. Lofland, of Raleigh, N.C., Della (Pixie) Rogers, of Wapakoneta, Joseph B. Martin, of Lamont, Ill., Lecia J. Winn, of Wapakoneta,, Raymond (Alice) Berry, of Redmond, Wash., Tonia (Alan) Boyle, of Bellevue, Wash., Drommie (John) Williams, of Canada; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Ermigean â€śGeneâ€ť Music, 76, of Wapakoneta died at 8:01 p.m., Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at Lima Memorial Health Systems.
He was born April 11, 1935, in Bonaza, Ky., the son of Cora Mae (Coffee) and Ermine D. Music. On June 9, 1963, he married Evelyn Jane Cook and she preceded him in death on Nov. 18, 2009.
Surviving are a son, Kevin Music, of Wapakoneta; two daughters, Jacqueline (John) Harless, of Waynesfield, Kimberly Mason, of Lima
Services are at 11 a.m. Monday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home in Cridersville, pastor Tim Striff officiating.
Samuel Cassius Green 52, of Wapakoneta, died at 5:30 a.m., Thursday, June 23, 2011, at his home.Â
Friends may call from 2 to 8 pm. Sunday at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.
Other arrangements are incomplete at the funeral home
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.