Louis R. Zanglin, 86, 4568 Ohio 29 West, Celina, died at 5 a.m. Sept. 11, 2002, at his residence following a lengthy illness.
He was born Jan. 23, 1916, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, to Joseph and Mary Ann (Hill) Zangelin. On Dec. 1, 1951, he married Patricia McKenna and she survives.
Also surviving are a daughter and her husband, Patrice and John Link, Tipp City; two sons and their wives, Raymond and Madeline of Decatur, Ind., and Majors Paul and Lisa, serving with the U.S. Army in Montgomery, Ala., and a son, David of Cleveland; a sister, Ann Connors, Novi, Mich.; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Deceased are an infant son, Michael, and a brother, Joseph.
He owned and operated Zanglin Motor Sales Inc. in Celina from 1952-1976 and Rush-Zanglin Ford-Lincoln-Mercury in Brazil, Ind., from 1977-1984.
A graduate of the University of Detroit, he served as an officer in the U.S. Merchant Marines during World War II. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus Council 1800, Loyal Order of Moose #1473 and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1291, all of Celina, and the Cal Club of the University of Detroit. He also was a charter member of the Mercer County Elks Club #2170.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Richard R. Riedel officiating. Burial will follow at St. Marys Catholic Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at W.H. Dick & Sons Funeral Home, Celina.
Contributions can be made to Mercer/Darke County Hospice, Coldwater.
Margarete Merath, 80, formerly of 1130 Princeton Ave., Celina, died at 5:45 a.m. Sept. 12, 2002, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
She was born Jan. 17, 1922, in Achstetten, Germany.
Surviving is a sister, Babette Wutz, Achstetten; and several nephews and nieces.
Two brothers are deceased.
She was a housekeeper and a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Celina.
Services are 11 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Douglas Meyer officiating. Burial will follow at Mercer Memory Gardens.
Calling is 10-11 a.m. Monday at the church.
W.H. Dick & Sons Funeral Home, Celina, has charge of arrangements.
Henrietta "Hank" A. Meyer, 90, formerly of 34 S. Main St., Fort Loramie, died at 3:29 p.m. Sept. 12, 2002, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster, where she had resided the past two years.
She was born March 25, 1912, in Minster, to John and Elizabeth (Nagel) Kaiser. On June 13, 1936, she married Clarence B. Meyer and he died May 31, 2000.
Surviving are a son and his wife, Dave and Dottie of Fort Loramie; a daughter and her husband, Jan and Tom Griner, Minster; a brother and his wife, Richard and Emma Kaiser, Minster; seven grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
A granddaughter is deceased.
She was a homemaker and a member of St. Michael Catholic Church and the Knights of St. John Auxiliary, both of Fort Loramie, and the Knights of Columbus Auxiliary, Minster.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Steve Shoup officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-7 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Thomas J. Schoch, 84, 8646 E. 500 N., Portland, Ind., died at 7:10 p.m. Sept. 11, 2002, at Jay County Hospital, Portland, Ind.
He was born Jan. 22, 1918, in St. Joe, to Stephen and Margaret (Reinhard) Schoch. On May 4, 1946, he married Margaret Goecke and she survives.
Also surviving are two sons and their wives, James and Nurinalda of Mount Vernon and John and Agnes of Geneva, Ind.; a daughter and her husband, Patricia and James Kaufman, Columbus; a brother and his wife, Leon and Antionette of Celina; a sister and her husband, Katherine and Jerome Zehringer, Fort Recovery, and three sisters, Alvina Schoch, Marie Wallace and Martha Smith, all of Dayton; and six grandchildren.
A brother, Albert, is deceased.
A retired farmer, he served with U.S. Army's 240th Artillery Division in the European Campaign during World War II. He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and the Holy Name Society, both of St. Anthony, Fort Recovery American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Fraternal Order of Eagles, both of Coldwater.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Kenneth Alt officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at Brockman & Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery.
Former Mendon resident Robert Lloyd Sullinger, 80, of Sherwood, Mich., died Sept. 13, 2002, at his residence.
He was born April 30, 1922, in Mendon, the son of Charles and Faye (Leonard) Sullinger. In 1981 he married Linda Coville, and she survives.
Other survivors include a daughter, Lois Studer, Middle Point; three sons, Terry, Mendon, Scott, Union City, Mich., and S. Mark Sullinger, Indianapolis, Ind.; and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Charles.
He was a World War II veteran, serving with the U.S. Army Air Corps and worked at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in St. Marys for 36 years. He also served as the Algansee Township Branch county sexton for several years.
A memorial service will be held 11:30 a.m. Sept. 21 at the George White Funeral Home in Quincy, Mich. The family requests no flowers.
Contributions can be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital or Sherwood Free Methodist Church.
Debra E. Hassloch, 48, 117 S. Leblond St., Celina, died at 3:20 a.m. today, Sept. 16, 2002, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. Death was due to natural causes.
She was born May 25, 1954, in Celina, to William and Barbara (Winans) Hassloch. Her mother survives in Celina.
Also surviving are a sister and her husband, Linda and William Sieber, Fairfield; a nephew, three nieces and three great-nieces.
She was a 1973 Celina High School graduate.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Lehman Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Barry Burns officiating. Burial will follow at North Grove Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is noon until the time of services Wednesday at the funeral home.
Maria Stein native Marcellus Hausfeld, 84, of Dayton, died Sept. 12, 2002, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton.
He was born May 21, 1918, in Maria Stein, to Ludwig and Hildegard (Goecke) Hausfeld. His wife, Mildred E., is deceased.
Surviving are two daughters and their husbands, Virginia and Robert Hentrich Jr., Fairborn, and Joyce and Chuck Schafer, Beavercreek, and a daughter, Linda of Dayton; a sister and her husband, Dorothy and Vitus Siegrist, Maria Stein; a sister-in-law and her husband, Vicky and Leo Rosenbeck, and two sisters-in-law, Esther and Rosemary Rosenbeck; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He retired from NCR and Inland Manufacturing. He was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Dayton, where he had been a longtime usher.
Funeral Mass was 10:30 a.m. today at the church. Burial followed at Calvary Cemetery, Dayton.
Contributions can be made to St. Anthony's Contine the Tradition Memorial Fund.
Tobias Funeral Home - Belmont Chapel, Dayton, had charge of arrangements.
Thomas Henderson, 59, 516 W. South St., St. Marys, died at 1:31 a.m. Sept. 14, 2002, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
He was born Sept. 1, 1943, to Frank and Louise (Miller) Henderson. On June 29, 1978, he married Kimberly Barney and she survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Amy and Stacey, both of Cleveland; three sons he raised as guardian, Andrew Watt, Celina, John Carmain, Paso Robles, Calif., and Patrick Watt, currently serving aboard a carrier with the U.S. Navy; and a brother, Steve of Warsaw, Ky.
He previously owned several companies that made products for the aerospace industry. A former member of the U.S. Air Force Reserve, he was a graduate of Sinclair Community College, Dayton, and a member of First Baptist Church, St. Marys.
Services are 7 p.m. Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Mark Foor officiating.
Calling is 6-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Leroy L. "Roy" Imel, 83, 102 Harrison St., Fort Recovery, died Sept. 15, 2002, at his residence following a brief illness.
He was born Sept. 28, 1918, in Jay County, Ind., to John and Margaret (Stahl) Imel. On Nov. 11, 1939, he married Pauline L. Young and she survives.
Also surviving are a son and his wife, Keith and Sandy of Fort Recovery; a daughter and her husband, Karen and Gary Hargis, also of Fort Recovery; a stepbrother, George Stahl, Michigan; a half brother and his wife, Clarence and Penny of Portland, Ind.; a half sister and her husband, Vera and James Jackson, and a half sister, Francis Brown, all of Portland; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
One daughter, Kay Petit, is deceased.
He retired as a self-employed brick mason in 1989. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of Fort Recovery Church of the Nazarene.
Services are 11 a.m. (Ohio time) Wednesday at the Portland chapel of Williamson & Spencer Funeral Home, the Rev. John Perkins officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Spring Hill Cemetery, Fort Recovery.
Calling is 4-9 p.m. (Ohio time) today at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to Mercer/Darke County Hospice.
John Ross Nicodemus, 19, of Covington, was found dead Sept. 14, 2002, off Klinger Road near Covington. It is believed he died Sept. 10. An autopsy has been ordered to determine the cause of death.
He was born April 26, 1983, in Daytona Beach, Fla., to Scott L. and Loree Caroline (Zumberge) Nicodemus. They survive in Covington.
Also surviving are a twin brother, Jesse Louis of Covington; the paternal grandmother, Wilma Jean Nicodemus, Bradford; and maternal grandparents, John and Virginia Zumberge, Celina.
A paternal grandfather, Ronald Nicodemus, is deceased.
He attended Covington High School and the Upper Valley Joint Vocational School in Piqua. He was a member of St. Teresa Catholic Church, Covington, where he was an altar boy for two years. He also worked as a lifeguard at Covington Pool for two years and played SAY soccer for 12 years.
Funeral Mass is 1 p.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. James Duell officiating. Burial will follow at Harris Creek Cemetery, Bradford.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at Bridges-Stocker-Fraley Funeral Home, Covington.
Contributions can be made to Miami County Children's Services, Troy, or the St. Teresa Youth Ministry, Covington.