Archive - Obituary
May 28th, 2014
Majorie L. Hook, age 90, of Wapakoneta died 2:40 p.m., Saturday, May 24 at St. Rita's Medical Center. She was born Dec. 2, 1923 in Douglas Wyo. to the late Henry and Berna Miller DuPertuis. She married William Eugene 'Jake' Hook May 19, 1946 and he preceded her in death Aug. 10, 1975.
Mrs. Hook had worked for the Days Inn, Wapak, self-employed home health care provider, Koneta Rubber and Ohio Decorative Products. She served as a WAVE with the U.S. Navy during WWII. She was a member of the Wapakoneta Community Worship Center.
Mary Lou DuBois, age 87, of Cridersville, died 8:10 p.m. Wednesday, May 21 at Auglaize Manor Nursing Home. She was born March 14, 1927, in Cridersville to William and Evelyn Umbaugh Crouse. She married Ross E. ‘Gene’ DuBois May 2, 1948 and he survives in Cridersville.
Mary Lou had been a secretary for The Paint Store and was a member of Cridersville United Methodist Church. She had been the choir director at the former Calvary United Methodist Church.
Richard C. “Dick” Fahncke, 86, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:25 p.m. Sunday, May 25, 2014, at his residence surrounded by his family.
He was born on Jan. 25, 1928 in Celina, to Otto Martin Fahncke & Eda Christine Kable who preceded him in death.
On Sept. 2, 1950, he married Rosalyn (Rosie) M. Uppenkamp, and she survives in Wapakoneta.
David A. Steinbrunner, 32, of Wapakoneta died Thursday, May 22, 2014 at his residence.
He was born on Sept. 4, 1981 in Lima, to Anthony R. Steinbrunner & Cathy L. (Rick) Rupert. His father survives in Elida and his mother in Pandora.
On Sept. 16, 2000 he married Kathryn M. Fosnaugh and she survives in Wapakoneta.
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.
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, 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. â€śTedâ€ť Lea, 60, of Wapakoneta, died at 9:48 a.m. Saturday, May 17, 2014, at the Cleveland Clinic, after a battle with cancer.Â He was born on Jan. 27, 1954, in Fremont, Ohio, to Harlan L. and Peggy (Yoh) Lea.Â 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.
Daniel Albert Konst, 52, of Waynesfield, died at 7:55 a.m., Thursday, May 15, 2014, at St. Ritaâ€™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.
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.