Former Minster and Russia resident, Mary A. Grillot, 88, died at 2:10 a.m. April 1, 2001 at Dorothy Love Retirement Community in Sidney, where she was a resident.
She was born Feb. 22, 1913, in Burkettsville, to William and Thecla (Nau) Hemmelgarn. On June 1, 1937, she married Joseph Oswald Grillot, who died Feb. 25, 1974.
Survivors are eight daughters and their husbands, Annette and Jerome Goldschmidt, Potomac, Md., Patricia and Ronald Francis, Mary Jo and Robert Enneking, and Louise and Raymond Koenig, all of Sidney, Carol and Robert Huecker, Minster, Joan and Michael Donauer, Tipp City, Barbara and Daniel Creagan, Cornwall, N.Y., and Nancy and Lynn Maurer, Botkins; a sister, Luella Gagel, St. Marys; 21 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and three stepgreat-grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, five sisters, a grandchild, and two great-grandchildren.
She was a homemaker and a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, Minster and Minster Historical Society. She was a former member of St. Remy Church, Russia.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. William Hoyng officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Kristin Ann Klosterman, 12, died of natural causes at 3 p.m. March 31, 2001 at her residence at 4424 Harrison Road, Celina.
She was born Jan. 28, 1989, in Coldwater, to Terance and Angela (Budde) Klosterman, both of whom survive.
Other survivors include two sisters, Jamie and Julie, both at home; grandparents, Elmer and Eulalia Klosterman, and William and Kathleen Freeman, all of Celina; and great-grandmothers, Margaret Pohl, Versailles, and Esther Freeman, Celina.
She was a sixth grade student at Celina Intermediate School, and was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Montezuma, and Franklin 4-H Clovers. She was Mass server at the church.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. James Dugal officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests friends to say a prayer for them or to make a donation to a charity.
Fred S. Langdon, 85, 826 Linden Ave., Celina, died at 7:15 a.m. April 2, 2001 at Community Hospital, Coldwater.
He was born Feb. 8, 1916, in Addison, to Ernest E. and Edith (Swisher) Langdon. On June 9, 1946, he married Vera L. Wilde, who survives.
Other survivors are a daughter and her husband, Sue Ann and Mark Zorko, Hawthorn Woods, Ill.; a sister and her husband, Marie and Rev. William Mueller, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; two sisters, Dorothy Langdon, Columbus, and Georgia Greene, Jackson; and two grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers.
He was a partner of Barnhart and Langdon Firestone in Sidney, and was retired from Wolff Tire Service, Celina. He was a U.S. Air Corp Captain in the Pacific Theater, and a communication officer for the 424th bomber squadron with the 13th Air Force. He was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Celina, American Legion, Celina, Sidney chapter of Free and Accepted Masons, and a former member of Celina Lions Club.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. Kathleen Hayes officiating. Burial is at North Grove Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Lehman Funeral Home, Celina, and after 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the church.
Contributions can be made to Parkinson Disease Foundation.
Former St. Henry resident Dorothy A. Rammel, 75, Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater, died at 8:15 a.m. March 31, 2001 at Community Hospital, Coldwater.
She was born Nov. 14, 1925, in St. Henry, to Charles and Josephine (Garman) Rammel.
Survivors include two sisters and their husbands, Charlyn and Ralph "Cappy" Stammen, and Kathleen and Gene Buschur, all of Coldwater; a sister, Ruth Hartke, Dayton; two brothers and their wives, Maurice and Joan of St. Marys, and Kenneth and Shirley of St. Henry.
Deceased is a brother-in-law, Sylvester Hartke.
She was retired from Hemmelgarn and Sons, Inc., Philothea, and was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church and its Daughters of Isabella and Rosary Altar Sodality.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Larry Wyen officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. today and 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry.
Eloise McKinney, 82, 255 Northway Drive, St. Marys, died at 5:56 p.m. March 31, 2001 at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
She was born July 23, 1918, in Lexy, Ga., to Joseph and Lottie (McKinzie) Wynn. On May 11, 1935, she married Paul A. McKinney Sr., who died Oct. 4, 1997.
Survivors are a son, Paul A. Jr. of St. Marys; two daughters, Mildred E. Hussey and Janice L. Brown, both of St. Marys; a brother and his wife, O.B. and Beryl Wynn, Auburndale, Fla.; a sister, Myrle Smith, Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.; 9 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, Joseph Franklin Wynn, and two sisters, Kathrine Vondell Welch and Marjorie Powell.
She was retired from the trimming department at Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., and was a member of Wayne Street United Methodist Church, both of St. Marys.
Private family services were held at Long & Folk Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. David L. Woodyard officiated. Burial was at Resthaven Memory Gardens, St. Marys.
Contributions can be made to Multiple Sclerosis Society or the American Cancer society.
Elmina Rogers, 88, 803 S. Wayne St., St. Marys, died at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, of injuries sustained in a house fire at 6:48 p.m. April 1, 2001.
She was born Oct. 7, 1912, in St. Marys, to Herb and Dora (Koehn) Makley. On June 27, 1940, she married Robert "Buck" Rogers, who died March 29, 1985.
Survivors are a son, Philip of St. Marys; a daughter and her husband, Jane and Ned Bushong, Lima; and a sister, Alberta Hale, Lima.
Deceased are two sons, James and Herb, two sisters, Clara Thompson and Ruth Carson, and a brother, Phil Makley.
She was a homemaker and a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church and its Altar Sodality, St. Marys. She was a 1930 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School.
Funeral Mass is 11 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. David Heinl officiating. Burial is at Gethsemane Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Contributions can be made to the church.
Martha J. Thobe, 76, 8950 Fort Recovery-Minster Road, Minster, died at 4:13 p.m. April 2, 2001 at Community Hospital, Coldwater.
She was born Feb. 15, 1925, in Burkettsville, to Henry and Elizabeth (Geier) Geise. On April 7, 1945, she married Wilbur J. Thobe, who survives.
Other survivors are two sons and their wives, Kenneth and Linda of Minster, and James F. and Jeannie of New Bremen; a sister and her husband, Mildred and Lester Kinninger, Sidney; three sisters, Loretta Schulze, Sidney, Esther Smith, Dayton, and Viola Sitzman, Dayton; two brothers and their wives, Robert and Evelyn Geise, and Charles and Ruth Geise, all of Coldwater; a sister-in-law and her husband, Nothburga and Butch Geise, Coldwater; a stepsister and her husband, Jose and Robert Knapke, Coldwater; and 10 grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers.
She was a self-employed cookware salesperson, and a member of St. John Catholic Church and its Ladies Sodality, Maria Stein.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. Emil Labbe officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-9 p.m. Thursday and 9-10 a.m. Friday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.