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May 23rd, 2014

Florience "Dick" R. Dicke

May 23, 2014

Florience “Dick” R. Dicke, 93, formerly of 15597 Koenig Road in rural St. Marys, died 4:05 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at Auglaize Acres Nursing Home in Wapakoneta.

He was born May 21, 1921 in Mercer Co., OH to Florience and Anna (Moeller) Dicke, Sr.

He first married Lorine Duncan, who preceded him in death. He later married Gertrude “Trudy” Hibbs, who survives.

May 21st

Helen Janelle (Jones) Mesarvey, 93

May 21, 2014

Helen Janelle (Jones) Mesarvey, 93, entered her heavenly home on Sunday, May 18, 2014. Janelle was born in Gutman, Ohio on Sept. 23, 1920, and resided in Springfield, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil, and daughter, Cynthia Garrett. 

Judith Sue “Judy” (Dearing) Fronczak, 71

May 21, 2014

Judith Sue “Judy” (Dearing) Fronczak, 71, of Troy, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, May 19, 2014, at Koester Pavilion in Troy. She was born on May 7, 1943, in Shawnee Township, Ohio, to the late Theodore Elvin and Mary Catherine (McCune) Dearing.  On Dec. 6, 1986, she married Wayne B. Fronczak. He survives.

Theodore A. “Ted” Lea, 60

May 21, 2014

Theodore A. “Ted” Lea, 60, of Wapakoneta, died at 9:48 a.m. Saturday, May 17, 2014, at the Cleveland Clinic, after a battle with cancer. He was born on Jan. 27, 1954, in Fremont, Ohio, to Harlan L. and Peggy (Yoh) Lea. His father preceded him in death and his mother survives in Largo, Fla. On July 30, 1979, he married Terri L. Frey who survives in Waynesfield.

May 16th

Daniel Albert Konst, 52

May 16, 2014

Daniel Albert Konst, 52, of Waynesfield, died at 7:55 a.m., Thursday, May 15, 2014, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, in Lima. He was born April 11, 1962, to Robert and Judith Maus Konst. Both parents survive in Waynesfield.

Daniel had worked at Logan Recycling. He graduated from Waynesfield High School and High Point Vocational School in 1980, and was an avid hunter and shooter.

May 15th

Edith M. Rivers, 89

May 15, 2014

Edith M. Rivers, 89, of Otterbein-Cridersville, died 10:28 a.m., Monday, May 12, 2014, at Lima Memorial Health System. She had resided at Otterbein since Oct. 1997, after living in New Mexico and Colorado for over 50 years. She was born Sept. 16, 1924, in Wapakoneta, the daughter William T. & Emma C. (Schlegel) Frey-Dunifon, who preceded her in death. On Sept. 23, 1959, she married Robert R. Rivers of Estes Park, Colo., and he died March 31, 1993.

May 14th

Juliet R. “Julie” Kidd, 88

May 14, 2014

Juliet R. “Julie” Kidd, 88, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:20 p.m. Monday, May 12, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on Sept. 6, 1925, in Glandorf, Ohio, to Charles & Frances (Deters) Ellerbrock who preceded her in death. She married John Kidd and he passed away on Sept. 5, 1967.

May 12th

Gerald C. "Jerry" Doorley, 84

May 12, 2014

Gerald C. "Jerry" Doorley, 84, of Westerville, died Friday, May 9, 2014, at St. Ann's Hospital.
He retired from Producers Livestock Association. He was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church for 30 years and most recently, St. Matthew Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

He is survived by his children, Karen Doorley, Patrick Doorley, Joseph Doorley and Kevin (Manda) Doorley; grandchildren, Jill (Doorley) Zender, Joyce, Spencer, Jake and Tyler Doorley; great-grandson, Liam Zender; brother, Mark Doorley; many nieces and nephews.

Laura L. Gierhart, 78

May 12, 2014

Laura L. Gierhart, 78, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:25 a.m. Friday, May 9, 2014, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, in Lima. She was born on Feb. 14, 1936, in Benton Township, Pa. to Frank B. and Lois B. (Hess) Yost, who preceded her in death. On April 2, 1955, she married Rolland R. Gierhart and he passed away on March 9, 1998.

Survivors include four children, Jerri Rader and Terri Zofkie, both of Wapakoneta, Gary (Terri) Gierhart, of Cridersville and Cheryl (Marty) McDermitt, of South Carolina; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and a brother, Frank David Yost.

May 9th

Lawrence J. “Larry” Hilty Jr., 67

May 9, 2014

Lawrence J. “Larry” Hilty Jr., 67, of Lakeview, died at 4:28 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at Auglaize Acres, in Wapakoneta. He was born on Nov. 13, 1946, to Lawrence J. and Marjorie M. (Nafziger) Hilty Sr., who preceded him in death. On Dec. 23, 1982, he married Wilma J. Bowersock and she survives in Lakeview.

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