Carolyn A. McCrate
Carolyn A. McCrate, 60, Ohio 67, Wapakoneta, died at 6 a.m. Friday, March 21, 2003, at her daughter's residence in Canal Winchester
She was born Sept. 13, 1942, to Urban and Betty Hauck Kaup and her mother survives. On July 20, 1963, she married Richard R. "Dick" McCrate, who also survives.
Also surviving are four daughters, Andrea (David) McCrate Jenike, Cincinnati, Bridget (Seth) Protus, Pickerington, Amy (Robert) Benedum, Canal Winchester, Sara (Brian) McCort, New Albany; two sisters, Kathy (Mark) Fullenkmap, St. Henry, and Judy (Andy) Fiely, Cranberry; a brother, Urban (Mary) Kaup, Coldwater; and four grandchildren.
A homemaker, she was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church of Wapakoneta. She was a graduate of Coldwater High School and St. Rita's Hospital Radiology School.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wapakoneta, the Rev. William Eilerman officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday and 9:30-10:15 a.m. Monday at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta where a prayer service will be held at 8 p.m. Sunday.
Contributions can be made to the church building fund or St. Rita's Medical Center Development Fund.
M. Jolayne Bogart, 65, 542 William St., Van Wert, manager of Laudick's Jewelry in Celina since the store's opening in 1998, died at 5:45 p.m. March 20, 2003, at her residence.
She was born Feb. 14, 1938, in Cincinnati, to Gordon F. and Gladys L. Filder Westhaus.
Surviving are two sons, Tim (Stacey) of Carlton, Ore., and David (Lisa) of Westlake; three daughters, Deb (Steve) Laudick and Mary (Damon) Yackey, both of Van Wert, and Linda (Mike) Kennaw, Lynden, Wash.; three brothers, Harry (Carol) Westhaus, Livonia, Mich., William (Diana) Westhaus, Ann Arbor, Mich., and John (Arleen) Westhaus, Elk Grove Village, Ill.; 18 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
She was a member of St. Mary's of the Assumption Catholic Church, Van Wert.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Randy Giesige officiating. Burial will follow at Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Sunday at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home, Van Wert. The rosary will be recited there 7:45 p.m. Sunday.
Contributions can be made to Community Health Professionals Hospice Program or St. Mary's Catholic School Endowment Fund.
Carthagena native Daniel L. Hoyng, 63, of Fort Wayne, Ind., died March 19, 2003, at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind., following an extended illness.
He was born Aug. 27, 1939, in Carthagena, to Vincent and Olivia Rosengarten Hoyng.
Surviving with his wife, Barbara, are two sons, Jeffrey of Yoder, Ind., and David of Avilene, Texas; a daughter, Theresa Ehrman, Hoagland, Ind.; a brother, Thomas of St. Henry; a sister, Marjorie Jacobs, St. Henry; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a daughter, Judith, and a brother, James.
He had worked as a repairman at Navistar for 32 years before retiring in 1994. A U.S. Army veteran, he was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Fort Wayne.
Funeral Mass is 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Calling is 5-8 p.m. today at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, New Haven, Ind., and after 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. The rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the church building fund.
Celina native Lavina B. Custar, 92, 1002 Third St., Bowling Green, died March 19, 2003, at Wood County Hospital, Bowling Green.
She was born March 12, 1911 in Celina to Charles and Katherine Hone Weitz. On June 26, 1932, she married Hilas Custar who died in 1981.
Survivors are three daughters, Joyce Lindemeyer, Bowling Green, Sharon Mays, Seattle, Wash., and Carolyn Rectenwald, Toledo; a brother, Charles Jr. of Celina; nine grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are five brothers and three sisters.
She was a housewife and member of Bowling Green Church of the Nazarene.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Dunn Funeral Home Inc., Bowling Green, the Rev. Scott Ester officiating. Burial is at Swamp College Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the church building fund.
Orille L. Snyder, 78, 502 Elm St., Celina, died at 10:09 a.m. March 18, 2003, at Community Hospital, Coldwater.
He was born June 15, 1924, in Cleveland to Orille LeRoy and Pearl Stover Snyder. On May 29, 1947, he married Doris Hone who survives.
Other survivors are a son, Dan (Mary) of Celina; four daughters, Jo (William) Cordier, and June (Jerry) Link, of Celina, and Sue (Larry) Roby, and Cheryl (Jim) Ross, of St. Marys; a brother, Russell L. of Mission Viego, Calif.; two sisters, Lilian Griswold, Celina, and Lois of Pittsford, Mich.; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, Jim; and three sisters, Katheryn, Helen and Marguerite.
He was retired as a trouble-shooter at GTE. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars post 5713, American Legion post 210 and Fraternal Order of Eagles, all of Celina.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Friday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Tom Christen officiating. Burial information was not available.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Former Montezuma and New Bremen resident Marie L. Strasburg, 91, died at 11:09 a.m. March 17, 2003, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster.
She was born May 30, 1911, in Shelby County, to Louis and Elise Soelman Schnelle. On June 28, 1933, she married Wilbur Strasburg who died July 25, 1990.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Deceased is an infant daughter and two sisters, Caroline Hall and Alesa Ziegenbusch.
She was a homemker and a member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ, New Bremen.
Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen, the Rev. Stephen Wills officiating. Burial is at German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.
Calling is 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the church memorial fund.
Jane F. Burger, 83, 7353 Ohio 219, Celina, died Feb. 13, 2003, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton.
She was born March 19, 1919, in Cincinnati to Frank B. and Marie Hilbers Burger.
Survivors are three brothers, Frank and Ralph of Dayton, and Richard (Dorothy) of Kettering; and a sister, Carol E. Smith, Centerville.
She was retired from State Mutual Insurance and formerly worked at New England Life Insurance and Thompson Supply, all of Dayton. She was a life member of American Legion post 470, Coldwater, and a member of Mercer County 8 & 40 Salon #828, Southshore Sportsmen's Club, Lake Improvement Assoc., Pheasants Forever, Ducks Unlimited, and Women of the Moose 388 and Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary 1291, both of Celina.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Montezuma, the Rev. James Dugal officiating. Burial will be at a later date at St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater.
Her body was donated to medical science.
Contributions can be made to the Dayton Children's Hospital for cystic fibrosis, The Shrine Children's Hospital, Ky., or the Special Wish Foundation of Columbus.
Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater, handled arrangements.