Stan F. Morden, 54, 1205 Harbor Point Drive, Celina, died of natural causes at 4:47 p.m. April 11, 2001 at James Cancer Hospital in Columbus.
He was born July 7, 1946, in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, to Frederick and Hilda (Bannister) Morden. His mother survives in Celina. On Jan. 24, 1967, he married Norma J. Provci, who survives.
Other survivors include a son and his wife, Todd and Kim of Celina; a daughter and her husband, Trisha and Dave McMurray, Celina; a sister and her husband, Lorna and Tom Saddler, Celina; a mother-in-law, Anne Provci, Celina; and four grandchildren.
Deceased are his father and stepfather, Donald Sacher.
He was employed at Machine Pro Technologies, Inc., Celina, and a member of Mercer County Sportsman Association, National Rifle Association, Ohio Gun Collectors' Association and Lakefield Airport Authority.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Lehman Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Stephen Merold officiating. Burial is at Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina.
Calling is 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation or Ohio State University James Cancer Research Center.
Clair Naveau, 84, 123 E. Main St., Russia, died at 10:45 p.m. April 10, 2001 at Versailles Health Care Center.
He was born Feb. 22, 1917, in Paulding County, to C.W. and Emma (Tuohy) Naveau. On Aug. 5, 1950, he married Jeanne Wannemacher, who survives.
Other survivors are a son and his wife, Dr. John and Patricia of Coldwater; two sons, James of Lima, and Michael of Columbus; a daughter and her husband, Mary and Robert Dapore, Versailles; and seven grandchildren.
Deceased is an infant son, Thomas.
He was a superintendent of the Russia School system and a teacher at Fort Loramie Schools. He was a member of St. Remy Catholic Church, Russia, Ohio Education Association, the National Education Association, and the Western Ohio Education Association.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Eugene F. Vonderhaar officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Sunday at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles.
Contributions can be made to a memorial scholarship fund.
Louise Wilson, 61, of Columbus, died April 9, 2001 at Grant Hospital in Columbus.
She was born Dec. 31, 1939, in Bakersville, N.C., to Robert and Atlas (Webb) Griffith. Her mother survives in Columbus.
Other survivors include a daughter and her husband, Diana and Rick Harruff, Celina; her ex-husband and his wife, Bill and Sharon Wilson, Gahanna; three brothers, Dan and Dennis Griffith, both of Columbus, and Clarence of Georgia; a sister, Debra Hedger, Columbus; companion, Dan Adams, Columbus; and six grandchildren.
Deceased are her father, a daughter, Carol Wilson, and a grandson.
Services are 11:30 a.m. Friday at O.R. Woodyard Co. Chapel in Columbus, the Rev. William L. Snider officiating. Burial is at Franklin Hills Memory Gardens, Columbus.
Calling is 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Bro. Robert Buhrman, C.PP.S.
Bro. Robert S. Buhrman, C.PP.S., 80, died at 6 p.m. April 11, 2001 at St. Charles Center in Carthagena.
He was born Feb. 23, 1921, in Chambersburg, Pa., to O'Connell Samuel and Helen Mae (Ebersole) Buhrman.
Survivors are four sisters, Eileen House, Wilmington, Del., Bridgetta A. Buhan, and Zita M. Peters, both of Chambersburg, and Helena C. Buhrman, Springfield, Ill.; and a brother, James A. of Chambersburg.
Deceased are a sister, Patricia M. Fall Sellers, and two brothers, John Richard and Lawrence Joseph.
He entered St. Joseph College, Rensselaer, Ind., in 1939, and began brother formation in 1940, where he worked in the library. He was professed in 1941, and assigned to the library at St. Joseph College. He worked at the Precious Blood Messenger, was a librarian at Brunnerdale High School Seminary, Canton, and retired as director or printing from St. Joseph College. He earned a bachelor's degree in English-journalism and theology and taught in the religious education program in the Rensselaer area. He received the Fellow honor at St. Joseph College, and was recognized as an honorary Doctor of Letters from the college.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Charles Center, Carthagena, and a memorial mass will be held at St. Joseph College. Burial will follow at the center.
Calling is 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Friday at the center, with a vigil service at 7 p.m.
Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry, handled arrangements.
John Frederick "Fred" Minch, 73, 808 E. Walnut St., Portland, Ind., died April 11, 2001 at Veteran's Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind.
He was born May 19, 1927, in Portland, Ind., to William and Emma (Kelly) Minch. On July 20, 1947, he married Virginia Weaver, who survives.
Other survivors are a son, Richard D. of Portland, Ind.; two daughters and their husbands, Linda S. and Paul Vesperry, and Brenda L. and Bill Stolz, all of Portland; a daughter, Diana K. of Celina; 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
He was retired from the auto body shop at Ford Garage in Portland, and was a U.S. Army veteran during World War II. He was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles, Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge and American Legion Post 211, all of Portland.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Williamson and Spencer Funeral Home, Portland, the Rev. Mike Murrell officiating. Burial is at Green Park Cemetery, Portland.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Hilda E. Klute, 92, formerly of New Bremen, died at 3:45 p.m. April 13, 2001 at the St. Marys Living Center.
She was born April 24, 1908 in New Bremen, the daughter of Henry and Sophia (Tostrick) Topp. She married William Klute, who is deceased.
Survivors are a granddaughter, four great-grandchildren and a number of nephews and nieces.
She was preceded in death by a daughter; Karen Klute, four brothers; Leo, William, Oscar and Emil Topp, and three sisters; Bertha Topp, Amanda Hirsch-feld and Clara Schroer.
She was a homemaker. She was a member of the St. Paul United Church of Christ, New Bremen, and the New Bremen Senior Citizens.
Funeral services are Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen, the Rev. John W. Tostrick officiating. Burial is at the German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.
Calling is one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions can be made to the Auglaize County Hospice.
Lincoln C. Garman, 88, 115 S. County Road, Celina, died 9:40 a.m. Friday at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
He was born October 15, 1912, in Mercer County, to William and Berhta (Schlosser) Garman. On June 21, 1932, he married Nelle Lee (Croft), who survives.
Other survivors are: two sons and their wives; Richard and Charlene of Dayton, and Dennis and Rose Ann of Hampton, S.C., a brother and his wife; William and Sandra of Chesapeake, Va., a sister; Helen Hatfield of Hendersonville, Tenn., nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother; Cletus, and two sisters; Mary and Madonna Stoner.
He worked as a salesman of optical products. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catho-lic Church, Knights of Columbus Council 1800, Mercer County Elks Lodge 2170 and the Mercer County Horseman's Association.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Monday at W.H. Dick & Sons Funeral Home, Celina, Father Richard Riedel officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Celina.
Calling is 10-11a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the Immaculate Conception Church restoration project or the charity of their choice.
Betty L. Dick, 76, 222 W. Market St., Celina, died at 3 p.m. Wednesday at her residence.
She was born Sept 25, 1924 in Greenville, the daughter of James Raymond and Helen Josephine (Oberer) Sullivan. On Oct. 20, 1948, she married Charles Dick, who survives. After the death of her parents, she was adopted by Anthony and Clara Rindler.
Survivors are: a daughter and her husband, Mary Jo and John Hellwarth of Celina, a sister; Carol Dick of Celina and two grandchildren.
She assisted her husband in the operation of W.H. Dick & Sons Funeral Homes and had been a secretary for the Mercer County Tuberculosis and Health Association, City Loan and Producers Creamery. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Church and its Alter-Rosary Society. She was a charter member of the Sigma Chapter of the Alpha Delta Omega Sorority.
Funeral mass will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Immaculate Conception Church, Father Richard Riedel officiating. Burial will follow at North Grove Cemetery.
Calling is from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Monday at W.H. Dick & Sons Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial contributions be made to the Immaculate Conception Church restoration project or the charity of their choice.