Archive - Obituary
May 24th, 2013
Kurt Eldon Piper, 73, of Neptune, died at 5:30 a.m. Friday, May 24, 2013, at his residence. Arrangments are pending at Cisco Funeral Home in St. Marys. Calling hours will be from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Cisco Funeral Home in St. Marys.
Harold E. Hesse, 89, of Spencerville, died at 10:50 a.m. Thursday, May 23, 2013, at the Van Wert Community Hospice Center. Funeral services are incomplete at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville, where friends may call from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.
Bruce E. “Screwy” Gehm, 51, of Burkettsville, died on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at St. Rita’s Hospital, Lima.
He was born on July 21, 1961, in Celina, to Lester and Blanche (Cencebaugh) Gehm, who survive in Coldwater.
He is also survived by four brothers and sisters; 10 nieces and nephews and eight great-nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by a sister.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Coldwater, the Rev. Rick Brosher, officiating.
Mary Ann Grevenkamp, 53, of New Bremen, died at 6:59 a.m. Thursday, May 23, 2013, at the Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on Nov., 13, 1959, in Coldwater.
She was the daughter of Cletus and Marcella (Stucke) Heitkamp.
Her mother survives in Celina.
On Oct. 22, 1983, she married Gerald “Jed” Grevenkamp and he survives near New Bremen.
David J. Troxell, 67, of 116 S. Pear St., St. Marys, died at 3 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at the St. Marys Living Center.
He was born on July 1, 1945, in Cincinnati, the son of Earl and Martha (Schultz) Troxell. They preceded him in death.
He is survived by his close friends, Jay (Jenny) Vorhees of St. Marys.
Dave was a veteran of the United States Air Force, serving in Vietnam during the war there.
He was employed at St. Marys Hardware, where he repaired lawnmowers.
He had previously worked at Sources in Celina.
Phillip Dean Kaltenbach, 59, of Lynn St., Russia, died at 10:50 p.m. Monday, May 20, 2013, at his home.
He was born on Feb. 12, 1954, in Warren County, to the late Howard R. and Betty I. (May) Kaltenbach. He married Sharon Burnice on Jan. 8, 1994. She survives in Russia.
Geraldine R. Metzger, 88, of 308 E. Bremen St. New Knoxville, died at 11:10 a.m. Saturday, May 18, 2013, at the St. Marys Living Center.
She was born on Oct. 14, 1924, in Auglaize County, the daughter of Eugene and Lillia (Weifenbach) Slattery.
She married Dale Metzger on April 23, 1946, and he preceded her in death on April 15, 1994.
Fay E. Noble, 91, of 1008 Hendricks Ave. in St. Marys, died on Friday, May 17, 2013, at Wapakoneta Manor.
She was born on May 1, 1922, in St. Marys, to Clarence “Pick” and Mazie (Sutton) Williamson.
On Sept. 14, 1982, she married Dr. Alvin B. Noble, who died on Feb. 15, 2001.
Survivors include nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by parents Clarence “Pick” and Mazie Williamson; infant son Craig Rasneor; son Roger Rasneor; husband Dr. Alvin B. Noble; former husband Guy Rasneor.
Robert W. Burklo Sr., age 87, of 325 Touvelle St. in Celina, passed away at 7:20 a.m. Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on Feb. 5, 1926, to the late Edward and Thelma (Hays) Burklo in Lima.
On March 26, 1949, he married Anne Belle Birch, who died on Oct. 29, 1970.
Eldon E. Saintignon, 84, of St. Marys, died at 11:39 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
He was born in Houston on Feb. 23, 1929, to Delbert and Leona (Miller) Saintignon, who preceded him in death.
On July 3, 1948, he married Bonnie (Ayers) Saintignon, who survives in St. Marys.