Celina native Paul E. Wilson, 97, of Salem, Ore., died Dec. 16, 2003, in Salem.
He was born Jan. 19, 1906, in Celina, to Earl and Ida M. Weber Wilson. His wife, Susan, is deceased.
Surviving are a son, John (Yvonne) of Monterey, Calif.; a daughter, Margie (Jerry) Moorman, Salem; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A brother, the Rev. John A., is deceased.
He retired from Portland General Electric in 1971.
Funeral Mass was Thursday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Salem. Burial followed at St. Barbara's Cemetery.
City View Funeral Home, Salem, had charge of arrangements.
Margaret Mary Davenport, 65, 112 S. Washington St., Osgood, died at noon Dec. 17, 2003, at Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus. Death was due to natural causes.
She was born Nov. 28, 1938, in St. Ignes, Mich., to Ernest and Ella Mae Roy Ferguson. On July 12, 1957, she married Charles Edward Davenport who died March 4, 1983.
Surviving are two sons, Ernie of Osgood and Ken (Tammy) of Burkettsville; eight daughters, Janice Van Etten, Osgood, Mary Jo (Tom) Braun, Coldwater, Roberta of Minster, Jean (Ken) Schmitz, New Weston, Susan (Rick) Quellhorst, St. Marys, Patricia (Don) Addis, Greenville, Azile (Bob) Mescher, Newport, and Nancy of Louisville, Ky.; 23 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Also surviving are five brothers, Ernest Jr., Chuck and Bernard (Rose) Ferguson, all of Michigan, Joe Ferguson, Florida, and Mike Ferguson, New Jersey; and four sisters, Barb (Carl) Murphy and Charlotte (Jay) Parrish, all of Florida, Azile (Bob) Price, California, and Debbie (Willie) Fisher, Michigan.
A brother, Jim Ferguson, is deceased.
She was a homemaker and a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Osgood.
Private services are planned with the Rev. David Zink officiating. Burial will be at St. Martin's Cemetery, Osgood.
Calling is 2-6 p.m. Sunday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Contributions can be made to State of the Heart Home Health & Hospice.
Carl J. Flaler, 91, 2826 Ohio 571 West, Greenville, died Dec. 16, 2003, at Wayne Hospital, Greenville.
He was born Sept. 18, 1912, in Fort Jefferson, to Jacob L. and Minnie Breymier Flaler. His wife, the former Mildred F. Johnson, is deceased.
Surviving are three sisters, Martha Weis and Mary Jane Morton, both of Greenville, and Pauline (Bill) Ahrendt, Beavercreek.
Deceased are a daughter, Roberta; a brother, Ralph; and a sister, Satie Edwards.
He was a farmer in the Fort Jefferson and Coletown areas of Darke County. He was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Greenville, where he had served on the church council, and the Darke County Farm Bureau.
Services are 2 p.m. Friday at Oliver Funeral Home, Greenville, the Rev. Ron Shreffler officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery, Fort Jefferson.
Calling is after 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the church or Greenville Area Rescue.
Hilda J. Leugers, 90, 214 W. Anthony St., Celina, died Dec. 17, 2003, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
She was born May 21, 1913, in St. Rose, to John and Mary Uhlenhake Leugers.
Surviving are three sisters, Ludvina and Agatha Leugers and Marcella (Elmer) Lange, all of Celina; and a sister-in-law, Viola Leugers, Rockford.
A brother, Othmer, and a sister, Catherine, are deceased.
She was a retired housekeeper and a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, the Altar-Rosary Society, Legion of Mary, the Knights of St. John Auxiliary and the Ladies Sewing Circle, all of Celina.
Funeral Mass is 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Richard Riedel officiating. Burial will follow at St. Marys Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina.
Donald J. Fullenkamp, 81, 2240 Burkettsville-St. Henry Road, St. Henry, died at 3:35 a.m. today, Dec. 17, 2003, at Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus.
He was born Feb. 15, 1922, in Fort Recovery, to Jacob and Gertrude King Fullenkamp. On Oct. 23, 1948, he married Jeanette Moeller who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Gary (Diane) of Rockford and Kevin of St. Henry; a brother, Werner of Coldwater; two sisters, Dolores Fullenkamp and Cleopha (John) Bihn, all of Fort Recovery; four grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.
Deceased are five brothers, Omer, Ferd, Dominic, Vincent and Madona, and a sister, Belinda Brunswick.
He had been employed at Avco New Idea, Coldwater and was a member of the St. Henry Catholic Church, Fort Recovery American Legion Post, Eldora Booster Club and Eldora Big E Club. He served with the U.S. Army in the South Pacific during World War II.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Larry Wyen officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery with the American Legion conducting military rites.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday and 8:45-9:45 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry.
Former Celina resident Daniel Hartsock, 73, a resident of VanCrest Nursing Home, Van Wert, died Dec. 15, 2003, at Van Wert County Hospital.
He was born Oct. 24, 1930, in Centerville, to James Sears Sr. and Barbara E. Filer Hartsock. On June 7, 1959, he married Shirleen Tippie who died July 19, 1999.
Surviving are two daughters, D'Mira (Bob) Fisher, Van Wert, and Sharon (Russell) Uwing, Weston; three brothers, David (Phyllis) of Lebanon, John (Yungsun) of Maumee, and Thomas (Vickie) of Gallup, N.M.; two sisters, Barbara (John) McArthur, Medway, and Mary of Indiana; and a grandchild.
Deceased are four brothers, Billy, James, Joseph and George.
He retired as a bookkeeper at Spriggs Oldsmobile, Celina. He was a graduate of Cincinnati Bible College and a member of the Church of Christ in Van Wert.
Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Cisco Funeral Home, the Rev. David Ray officiating. Burial will follow at State Line Cemetery.
Calling is 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Mary Faye Schulte, 77, 933 E. Livingston St., Celina, died at 11:50 p.m. Dec. 12, 2003, at her residence.
She was born June 6, 1926, in Man, W. Va., to Adam and Llona Ferguson Maynard. On Feb. 23, 1949, she married Linzie Frazier who is deceased.
Surviving are two sons, Roger Frazier, Oroville, Calif., and Keith (Jo Ann) Frazier, Celina; two daughters, Michelle (Larry) Braun, Celina, and Christi (Lloyd) Flynn, Fort Recovery; a son-in-law, Thurman Starr, Celina; a sister, Annetta Jewell Maynard, Man; 18 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two daughters, Donna Starr and Sue Ann Frazier; five brothers, Wetzel Troy, James, Paul, Eugene and Donald Maynard; and three sisters, Naomi Samples, Ethel Elkin and Bell Burgess.
She formerly worked as a waitress and attended the Church of God in West Virginia. She was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, in Celina.
Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Lehman Funeral Home, Celina, Deacon Thomas Huff officiating. Burial will follow at North Grove Cemetery.
Calling is 10-11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to State of the Heart Hospice and Home Health Care, Mercer County.
William E. "Bill" Winget, 88, 670 N. Sugar St., Celina, died at 12:03 a.m. Dec. 16, 2003, at Bluffton Regional Medical Center, Bluffton, Ind.
He was born June 17, 1915, in Marysville, to William L. and Anna Kretchman Winget. On Sept. 8, 1940, he married Delores I. Bollenbacher who died Feb. 9.
Surviving are two sons, Keith (Beverly) of South Whitley, Ind., and Lowell E. of Celina; six daughters, Patricia (Bud) Noel and Connie S. (Toney J.) Kidwell, all of Celina, Peggy (John) Richardson, Durango, Colo., Jean (Keith) Eblen, Rockford, Toni (John) Mestemaker, North Star, and Maryl Sellner, St. Marys; a brother, George (Frances) of St. Marys; 35 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Welcome Edwin; three brothers, Francis, Howard and Clarence; two sisters, Helen Winget and Mary Barger; and three great-granddaughters.
He retired as a carpenter after 50 years of service and was affiliated with Grace Missionary Church, Celina.
Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at W.H. Dick & Sons Funeral Home with Harold Lunsford officiating. Burial will follow at Mercer Memory Gardens.
Calling is 6-8 p.m. Thursday and 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Former Fort Recovery and Coldwater resident Lois L. Bailey, 89, of Berne, Ind., died Dec. 14, 2003, at Chalet Village in Berne.
She was born Nov. 23, 1914, in Jay County, Ind., to William and Ethel Morehous Bailey.
Surviving are a brother, Wayne, and a sister, Nellie M. Morrical, both of Portland, Ind.
She retired in 1967 from General Electric Company, Fort Wayne, Ind., and was a member of the West Walnut Street Church of Christ, Portland.
Services are 3 p.m. Thursday at the Portland Chapel of Williamson & Spencer Funeral Home, with Paul Strouse officiating. Burial will be at Green Park Cemetery, Portland.
Calling is 1-3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Rockford native Mary Louise Becher Dixon, 73, 6440 Ashwood Drive, Columbus, Ga., died Dec, 14, 2003, in Columbus.
She was born Aug. 5, 1930, in Rockford, to Albert W. and Mary Rebecca Becher. On Aug. 16, 1950, she married John C. Dixon who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, John C. III of Pensacola, Fla., and James A. (Kathleen) of Yuma, Ariz; two daughters, Teresa (Larry) Davis, Easton, Md., and Lillian R. (John) Chapman, Little Rock, Ark.; a brother, Donald Becher, Freemont, Ind.; a sister, Wilma Grace May, Colorado Springs, Colo.; eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
A brother, Paul Becher, is deceased.
She was a homemaker until the age of 55, when she returned to school and obtained a registered nurse's diploma. She later worked at St. Francis Hospital in Columbus, Ga.
Memorial services are Saturday at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Columbus.
Contributions can be made to Columbus Hospice Home or the church.