Vincent L. Schmitz, 73, 209 Markwith Ave., Greenville, died Aug. 3, 2001, at his residence.
He was born Oct. 1, 1927, in Darke County, to Nicholas and Lena (Wagner) Schmitz. He married Peggy A. Abernathy, who survives.
Other survivors are a brother, Hubert of Coldwater; and a sister Mary Ann Armstrong, Greenville.
He was retired from General Motors, Dayton, and as a Captain with the Darke County Sheriff's Patrol. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in World War II. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Greenville, the Greenville Elk's Lodge #1139, a member of the Knights of Columbus, the St. Gaspar Del Bufalo Fourth Degree of the Knights of Columbus of Minster, the American Legion and Veteran of Foreign Wars (V.F.W.), both of Fort Recovery, the Poor Farmers Camping Club, the Ohio ATA Phi Delta Kappa Fraternity, and was a Boy Scout troop leader.
Funeral Mass is 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, at the church, the Rev. John White officiating. Burial with full military honors by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard is at the church cemetery.
Calling is from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Oliver Funeral Home, Greenville. Prayers will be said at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. The Eagles Lodge will have a lodge of sorrow at 7:30 p.m., the Elk's Lodge will have a lodge of sorrow at 7:45 p.m. and the Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus will have a wake at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Funeral Home.
Floretta P. Quilling, 85, 1001 Meyers Road, Celina, died at 2:10 p.m. Aug. 5, 2001, at Celina Manor Nursing Home, Celina.
She was born Feb. 8, 1916, in Lima, to Alonzo and Leona (Temple) Preston. On Feb. 10, 1940, she married Lewis A. Quilling, who died Jan. 27, 1975.
Survivors are two sons and their wives, Jack and Barbara of Celina and Richard and Stephanie of Boston, Mass.; a son, Dave of Celina; a brother, Richard Preston, West Middlesex, Penn.; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers.
She previously worked at Fortman's Grocery, Celina, and retired from the former Mersman Brothers Furniture Factory, Celina. She was a member of First Church of God, Celina.
Funeral services are 1:30 p.m. Thursday, at Lehman Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Richard VanHorn officiating. Burial is at Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina.
Calling is from noon until time of service Thursday at the funeral home.
Sarah H. Underwood, 91, 709 E. Livingston St., Celina, died at 6:30 a.m. Aug. 4, 2001, at the Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford.
She was born Aug. 28, 1909, in Yugoslavia, to George and Irin (Plyaszkacs) Hromish. On March 7, 1931, she married Edmond Underwood, who died Sept. 10, 1957.
Survivors are a sister and her husband, Helen and Truman Jesselin, Alexandria, La.; and a sister, Mary Hromish, Cincinnati.
Deceased is a brother, George Hromish.
She was retired from Johnson Oil Co., Toledo, where she worked as a secretary. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, Celina.
Funeral services are 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, at Lehman Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Thomas Brenberger officiating. Burial is at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is from noon until time of service Tuesday at the funeral home.
Carl W. Bowersock, 76, 7110 Ohio 66, Fort Loramie, died at 7:05 p.m. Aug. 5, 2001, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind., following a massive heart attack.
He was born Dec. 18, 1942, in Buckland to Lester S. and Violet Mae (Zimmerman) Bowersock. Following the death of his wife, Betty (Poppe) Bowersock, he married Betty A. Marchal on Nov. 29, 1986 and she survives.
Other survivors are three sons and their wives, Lester and Roni of Kansas City, Mo., Ken and Rose of St. Marys and Jeff and Kate of St. Marys; a stepson and his wife, Steven and Mary Watercutter of Fort Loramie; two stepsons, Rick Poppe, Celina and Mark Mulligan, St. Marys; two stepdaughters and their husbands, Sandra and Ed Fortman of St. Marys and Deb and Mark Uhlenhake of Celina; three stepdaughters, Beverly Schwartz, St. Marys, Cynthia May, Lithia Springs, Ga., and Michelle Mulligan, Sidney; two brothers and their wives, Norman and Betty of St. Marys and Harry and Jean of Dayton; 21 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, Edward Bowersock, and two sisters, Isabella Daniels and Anna Thomas.
He was retired from Ford Motor Co. and also worked at Industry Products in Piqua. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving in World War II and was a member of St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Newport, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (V.F.W.), St. Marys and American Legion Post 323, St. Marys.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Don Shelander officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles.
Marie A. Francis, 87, formerly of Borchers Street, Russia, died at 6:20 p.m. Aug. 6, 2001, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster, where she had resided nine years.
She was born Jan. 18, 1914, in Newport, to Louis and Jane (Perin) Monnin. On May 21, 1938, she married Earl A. Francis and he died Nov. 8, 1991.
Surviving are three daughters and their husbands, Patricia and George Howie, Pewee Valley, Ky., Kay and Charles Wendeln, Russia, and Bonnie and Jack Buschur, Minster; a daughter, Jan Phillips, Escondido, Calif.; a brother, Edward Monnin, Dayton; 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son-in-law, Tim Phillips; a brother and a sister.
She was a member of St. Remy Catholic Church, Russia, and St. Anne Rosary and Altar Sodality.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. Eugene Vonderhaar officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Thursday and 9-10 a.m. Friday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Julius J. "Jack" Herron, 69, of Kossuth, died 8:25 p.m. Aug. 5, 2001 at his residence.
He was born July 2, 1932, in Celina, to Ernest F. and Mayme Fern Lemunyon Herron. He married Arliss U. Ralston Aug. 20, 1955 and she survives.
Other survivors are two sons and their wives, Randy S. and Tammy of Wapakoneta and Mark E. and Crystal of Fort Jennings, and two sons, Ernest P. and Bradley K. of Kossuth; two daughters and their husbands, Amy D. and Roger Johnson, and Christine D. and James Schaffer, all of Waynesfield; a sister and her husband, Mary and Richard Butler, Front Royal, Va., and two sisters, Linda Pendleton, Wister, Okla., and Joyce Rothermel, Panama, Okla.; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, James, Robert and Alvin Herron, and a sister, Virginia Rhodes.
He worked at the Sheller-Globe Superior Coach Division, Lima, and was retired from Briar Hedge Farms, Cridersville. He served with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers during the Korean War. He was a member of American Legion Post 444, New Knoxville.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home, Spencerville, the Rev. Steve Coburn officiating. The American Legion will conduct military graveside services at Calvary Evangelical Cemetery, Mendon.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and after 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. The American Legion will conduct services there at 7:30 p.m.
Contributions can be made to the Equestrian Therapy Program at Briar Hedge Farm.
George H. Moore, 54, 4009 Fairground Road, Celina, died at 4:59 p.m. Aug. 6, 2001, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind., following a short illness.
He was born Feb. 22, 1947, in Black Mountain, Ky., to James Howard and Veoliace (Shehan) Moore. His mother who survives in Mt. Clemens, Mich. On Sept. 21, 1979, he married Connie Junod, who survives.
Other survivors are a son, George Erik of Celina; a daughter and her husband, Michelle and Ron DeLong, Celina; three brothers, Leonard Osinski, Table Rock, R.I., Joseph Osinski, Roseville, Mich. and David Osinski, Mt. Clemens, Mich.; two sisters, Leveda Carroll, Roseville, Mich. and Deborah Fiedler, Clinton Township, Mich.; and two grandchildren.
He was a realtor for Century 21, Celina, a computer programmer for several companies, a golf instructor at Lake Front Racquet Club, Celina, and had a home inspection business for five years.
He was a U.S. Army veteran, served as secretary for bowling leagues in Celina, was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Celina, the Celina Masonic Lodge, Royal Arch Masons, St. Marys, Scottish Rite, Valley of Dayton, Loyal Order of Moose, Celina, Eagles Lodge, Celina and the American Legion Post, Celina.
Funeral services are 10 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. Douglas Meyer officiating. Burial is at Scott Cemetery, Scott.
Calling is from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, at Lehman Funeral Home, Celina, and after 9 a.m. Thursday at the church.
Contributions can be made to the church of to the Mercer County Heart Association.
Donald E. Euckert, 79, 1337 Michael Ave., Celina, died at 8 a.m. Aug. 7, 2001, at Community Hospital, Coldwater.
He was born Aug. 31, 1921, in Minneapolis, Minn., to Henry and Elsa Euckert. On April 3, 1943, he married Virginia Mantzke and she survives.
Other survivors are a son and his wife, Greg and Susan of Churubusco, Ind.; a son, Randy of Maumee; two daughters, Debra Fetters and Lisa Euckert, both of Celina; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Michael, and a great-granddaughter.
He had worked as a salesman for Pet Milk for more than 20 years and retired as national accounts manager from Beck Flavors, St. Louis, Mo. He was a U.S. Marine veteran, serving in World War II and the Korean War and attaining the rank of major. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Celina, Celina American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars of Churubusco, Ind., Mercer County Elks and the first diving coach for the Celina swim team.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Douglas Meyer officiating. Burial is at Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at Lehman Funeral Home and after 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Contributions can be made to the church, Celina Area Visiting Nurses, the Adult Day Care Center or Alzheimer Association Respite Care.
Louise E. Weinberg, 84, 24 Bear Drive, New Bremen, died Aug. 6, 2001 at her home.
She was born Feb. 27, 1917, in New Bremen, to Benjamin and Sophia (Meyer) Waterman. On Sept. 14, 1940, she married Robert Weinberg Jr. and he died Jan. 16, 1998.
Surviving are a daughter, Caroline Smith, New Bremen; a son and his wife, Robert III and Shirley of Findlay; a sister, Dorothy Walsmith, Dunkirk, Ind., and two grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, Raymond, Arnold and Leroy Waterman, and three sisters, Grace Swartzal, Helen Greer and Mable Meyer.
She was a homemaker, a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, New Bremen, and a former member of the church's Busy 12 group.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen, the Rev. John W. Tostrick officiating. Burial is at Willow Grove Cemetery, New Bremen.
Calling is 4-7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the church.
Jerry Ann Henderson, 57, 805 High St., Decatur, Ind., died at 2:40 a.m. Aug. 8, 2001 at Adams County Memorial Hospital, Decatur, Ind.
She was born Sept. 21, 1943, in Van Wert, to Donald A. and Marguerite L. (Henkle) Lee.
Survivors are two sons, Danny R. Sollis of Liberty Center, Ind., and Jessie L. Henderson of Decatur, Ind.,; a daughter, Lori A. Abercrombie, Fort Wayne, Ind.; a brother, John A. Lee, Decatur, Ind.; two sisters and their husbands, Bobbie and Roger Mauller and Kristine and Eugene Blume, all of Decatur, Ind.; and a grandson.
Deceased is a granddaughter.
She was a cook at the Back 40 Junction, Decatur, Ind., and sang with several country-western bands in the area. She was a member of the Decatur Church of God and the Women of the Moose.
Services are 3 p.m. Saturday at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur, Ind.. Burial is at Decatur Cemetery.
Calling is 3-9 p.m. Friday and 2-3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the family.