Archive - Obituary
May 5th, 2014
Mildred M. āMillieā Mertz, 73, of Lima, died Friday at her residence. She was born April 8, 1941, in Wood County, Ohio, to Robert William and Jennie Catharine Phillips Crow, who preceded her in death. She married James Warren Mertz on Aug. 6, 1961, and he preceded her in death on June 6, 1993.
Millie had been a bowling coach for children at Moreo Lanes, Northland and Westgate Lanes. She was an Ohio State Youth Leader for Youth Bowling Association and a graduate of Shawnee High School, class of 1960.
Mary Lou Stahler, 86, of Wapakoneta, died at 6:52 a.m., Friday, May 2, 2014, at the St. Ritaās Medical Center, in Lima. She was born Feb. 26, 1928, in Van Wert, the daughter of Leo and Rosena (Zotz) Jordan, who preceded her in death. On Sept. 11, 1945, she married Robert Darrell Stahler, who preceded her in death on Feb. 24, 1999.
Rita L. Dailey, 81, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:30 a.m., on her birthday, Friday, May 2, 2014, at Auglaize Acres. She was born May 2, 1933, in Wapakoneta, the daughter of Anthony T. and Marie (Archer) Drexler, who preceded her in death. On April 18, 1951, she married Perry Eugene āGeneā Dailey, and he died July 14, 2010.
Lisa M. McCune, 45, of Wapakoneta, died 7:45 p.m., Thursday, May 1, 2014, at her parentās home in Wapakoneta surrounded by her family. She was born June 11, 1968, in Lima, the daughter of Harvey & Susan (Stuckey) McCune, and they survive in Wapakoneta.
Other survivors include, four siblings, Edward J. (Amy) McCune, Wapakoneta, Scott D. (Lisa) McCune, Huber Heights, Christina M. (Daniel) Ault, Wapakoneta, Andrea M. (Christopher) Cotterman, North Hollywood, Calif., nieces and nephews, Falon, Mason, Cameron, Alaina, Ethan, Levi & Trina, great nieces and nephews, Cooper & Gracelyn.
Lee Boedicker, 74, passed away at 11:47 p.m., April 29, 2014, at the Soin Medical Center in Beavercreek. Lee was born July 29, 1939, in Lima, to Doll and Daisy McVicker Boedicker, who preceded him in death.
Hanley E. Evans, 73, of 1025 Hendricks Ave. in St. Marys, died at 2:50 p.m. Monday, April 28, 2014, at his residence. He was born April 18, 1941, in Fonde, Ky., to Richard and Doshie (Snodgrass) Evans, Sr. On May 8, 1971, in Sidney, he married Elaine L. Lynch, who survives.
Louise E. Neuman, 80, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:40 a.m., Monday, April 28, 2014, at the Auglaize Acres. She was born Dec. 14, 1933, in Allen County, the daughter of Cloyd and Iona (Hager) Sakemiller, who preceded her in death. On April 18, 1952, she married G. Delbert Neuman, and he died on Sept. 11, 1999.
Richard D. āDickā Emrick, 84, of Cridersville, died at 7:15 a.m., Thursday, April 24, 2014, at his residence. He was born Aug. 10, 1929, in Union Township, Auglaize County, to Earnest Clay and Norma Hemmert Emrick. He married Shirley Maxine Thrush on Oct. 7, 1951, and she survives in Cridersville.
Dick was a member of Cridersville United Methodist Church and V.F.W. Post 8445, Wapakoneta, and a former member of Brands Lake Fishing Club and Eagles Lodge, Aerie 691. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and had been a maintenance repairman for the U.S. government.
Barrett G. Kemp, 82, of 08304 Kruse Road, Wapakoneta, Ohio, died at noon on Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Hospice of Dayton. He was born Feb. 22, 1932, in Dayton, the son of Barrett M. and Gladys (Linkhart) Kemp. He first married Patricia Picard and she preceded him in death. He then married Shirley Glass McEvoy and she preceded him in death.
Harold D. Manning, 75, of Wapakoneta, died at 9:40 p.m., Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Wapakoneta Manor. He was born July 20, 1938, in Anderson County, Tenn., the son of Clyde and Vicy (Creekmore) Manning, who preceded him in death.
Survivors include, his former wife, Agnes Lowe Manning, of Wapakoneta; two children, Peggy (Stewart) Bowersock and Kenneth R. Manning, both of Wapakoneta; two grandchildren, Matthew (Brittani) Bowersock, stationed at Camp Pendleton, and Rachel Bowersock, of Columbus.
He was preceded in death by a son, Gregory Manning, and a sister, Betty Lou Manning.