Archive - Obituary
January 23rd, 2014
Viola A. Hemmert, 92, of the Botkins area passed away peacefully at her home Wednesday morning, Jan., 22, 2014. She was born Jan. 26, 1921, near Botkins in Shelby County, Ohio, the daughter of Joseph and Edith (Craft) Wesbecher, both deceased. On Feb. 16, 1944, she married Louis Hemmert in Immaculate Conception Church in Botkins. Louis died Sept. 29, 2008.
Rodney Adair, 47, of Wapakoneta, died 10:35 a.m., on his birthday, Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at Auglaize Acres. He was born Jan. 20, 1967, in Lima, the son of Gaylene Joyce Adair Harruff, who preceded him in death.
Robert W. Caldwell, 85, of 12797 state Route 29, St. Marys, Ohio, died at 9:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. He was born July 22, 1928, in Toledo, Ohio, the son of Clarence and Thelma (Ashton) Caldwell. He married Mary Ann Minch on Oct. 9, 1954 and she preceded him in death on Dec. 18, 2013.
Carlotta Sue Golden, 60, of Lima, died at her home Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. She was born June 17, 1953, in Lima to Ollie James and Helen Lucille Green Williams Sr. Â Her father preceded her in death and her mother survives in Lima.Â She married Michael Ward Golden March 19, 1972, who survives in Lima.
Mrs. Golden was a member of the American Legion Post 96 Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed spending time with family.
Elinor J. Koch
Elinor J. Koch, age 94 of Cridersville, died at 10:12 a.m., Wednesday, January 15, 2014 in Shawnee Manor Nursing Home. She was born July 9, 1919 in Cleveland, Ohio to the late William and Elsie Meder Klein. On March 26, 1938 she married William J. Koch who died March 2, 1993.
Harold E. Emrick, 94, of Cridersville, died at 10:50 a.m., Wednesday Jan. 15, 2014, at Lima Memorial Health Systems. He was born on Feb. 26, 1919, in Wayne Township, to Orion L. and Vera Opal Feikert Emrick. He married Hazel P. Whitaker on Feb. 16, 1973 and she survives in Cridersville.
Mr. Emrick was a member of Cridersville United Methodist Church. He had been a farmer, drove a rural route paper delivery for The Wapakoneta Daily News for 15 years and retired from Fisher Cheese where he had been a supervisor.
Jerome F. â€śJerryâ€ť Zink, 79, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:25 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at Wapakoneta Manor. He was born on Sept. 5, 1934, in Duchouquet Township., Auglaize County, the son of Adolph and Anna (Bustetter) Zink, who preceded him in death.
Jack Brincefield, 73, of Van Wert, passed away at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center at 1:45 a.m. on Jan. 14, 2014. Jack was born on Sept. 30, 1940, in Auglaize County, to the late Theodore A. and Leota E. (Keiber) Brincefield. He had been previously married to Sue Mohr and Jane Huston, who both survive.
Robert J. “Bob” Fritz, 89, of 2304 Kensington Drive, St. Marys, and a resident of the St. Marys Living Center, died at 4:50 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at the St. Marys Living Center.
He was born March 29, 1924, in Wapakoneta, the son of Oliver and Minerva (Dresher) Fritz.
He married Dorothy L. Jurosic on May 25, 1950, at Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Wapakoneta and she survives at the residence.
L. Mark Verdier, 71, of Sidney, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at 4:10 a.m. at his residence. Mark was born on Oct. 8, 1942, in Troy, to the late George and Ilene (Hague) Verdier.
On June 8, 1996, he married Gloria Symonds, of Wapakoneta. They have been married for 17 years and she survives.