Archive - Obituary
October 17th, 2011
Mary E. âNanaâ Van Etten, 89, of Van Wert, died at 7:55 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice.
She was born Jan. 23, 1922, in Wapakoneta, the daughter of Blanche M. (Bryan) and Adrian M. Meier. She married Thomas D. Van Etten Jr., who preceded her in death.
Joleen Bowdle, 66 of Cridersville, died at 3:23 a.m., Friday, October 14, 2011, in the emergency room at Lima Memorial Health System.
She was born Oct. 28, 1944, at home in Columbus Grove, Ohio. She is the daughter of Mary E. (Hofffman) and Elmer L. Kohli. Both parents are deceased. On June 25, 1980 she married Richard M. âDickâ Bowdle at St. Markâs Church in Clay Township, who survives in Cridersville.
Clifford F. Rison, 87, of Lima, died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at his residence.
Arrangements are incomplete at Chiles-Laman Funeral Homes, Shawnee Chapel.
Twila M. Evans Graham Dineen, 86, of Otterbein Cridersville, formerly of Spencerville, died at 9:40 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at St. Ritaâs Medical Center, in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville.
Gale Elaine Miller, 65, of Lima, died at 5:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, at Cleveland Clinic.
She was born July 31, 1946, in Coldwater, Mich., the daughter of Mary Lou and Dr. George Richardson.
Survivors are a daughter, Jennie (Jason) Hefner, of Wapakoneta; three grandchildren, Joshua, Jonathan Michael and Natalie; a brother, David âDocâ Richardson; and her dog, Matilda.
Elrea C. Terflinger, 85, of Wapakoneta, died 4:20 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at her daughterâs residence.
She was born July 21, 1926, in Breathitt County, Ky., the daughter of Christena (Russell) and Blake Centers, who preceded her in death. She married William C. Terflinger, and he died July 21, 1995.
Twila M. Evans Graham Dineen, 86, of Otterbein-Cridersville, formerly of Spencerville, died at 9:40 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at St. Ritaâs Medical Center, in Lima.
She was born Oct. 7, 1925, in Allen County, the daughter of Hazel (Strayer) and Lowell Evans, who preceded her in death.
On March 6, 1943, she married Robert E. âGeneâ Graham, and he died Oct. 4, 1983.. Then on Feb. 14, 1985, she married Lawrence W. âLarryâ Dineen, and he died Dec. 24, 2010.
Survivors include, a son, Douglas Graham, of Wapakoneta.
Clifford Fairfield âCliffâ Rison, 87, of Lima, died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at his residence in Lima, and joined the love of his life.
He was born June 1, 1924, to Chloe Evick Rison Rohrbacher and Clifford Gaylord Rison, in Lima.
He married Laura M. Reineke on Aug. 19, 1947, in Lima, and she died Aug. 3, 2011, after more than 65 years of everlasting love.
He attended South High School until his family moved and then attended Cridersville High School, graduating in 1942. He attended Ohio University, in Athens.
Elrea C. Terflinger, 85, of Wapakoneta, died 4:20 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at her daughterâs residence in Wapakoneta.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Wapakoneta.
Robert Charles Martin Tittle, 632 Grove Street, Celina, died at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 9, 1948, the son of Evelyn Lucretia (Franks) and Robert A. Tittle.
Surviving are two sons, Robert Tittle, of Celina, and David (Tina) Tittle of Elsmere, Ky.
Services are at 2 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church in Newport, Ky., with the Rev. Michael Turner officiating. Burial will follow in Foster, Ky.
Friends may call 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the church.
Arrangements are being handled by Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys.