Jill Marie Montooth Lloyd Nichols, 40, of Lima, died at 9:28 a.m. Thursday, August 7, 2003, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima.
She was born December 23, 1962, in Lima, the daughter of Donald and Darlene (Roberts) Montooth, who survive in Elida. On July 3, 2002, she married Dean L. Nichols, who survives in Lima. She was previously married to Scott Lloyd.
Mrs. Nichols worked as a truck driver at Graybar of Lima and formerly worked in maintenance at Bluffton College. She attended Elida High School and Apollo Career Center's horticulture program. She loved horses and showed horses for nine years in 4-H. She also liked to ride her Harley-Davidson motorcycle and loved her children and grandchildren. She also helped her husband train for his professional boxing career.
In addition to her parents and husband, she is survived by a son, Ellis Lloyd, at home; two daughters, Ashley Nicole Lloyd Woten of Lima and Hillary Megan Lloyd, at home; one sister, Tami (Fred) Augsburger of Lima; a brother, Jamie Montooth of Oak Harbor; a grandchild, Caleb Woten; two grandmothers, Beulah Montooth of Lima and Marylene Roberts of Gomer, and a mother-in-law and father-in-law, Don and Carol Nichols of Elida.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Harter & Son Memorial Chapel in Delphos, the Rev. Holman officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery.
Calling hours will be from 6-9 p.m. Sunday and 2-9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family.
Herman D. Dinger, 80, of Payne, died on Thursday, August 7, 2003, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind.
He was born January 2, 1921, in Payne, the son of the late Charles and Leona (Lehman) Dinger. On May 3, 1975, he married Myrtle Frieburger, who survives at home.
Mr. Dinger retired from Panhandle Eastern in Monroeville, Ind. He also served as Harrison Township clerk and was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran serving in World War II. He belonged to Payne Church of Christ and American Legion Post 297, also in Payne.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, David Krouse of Payne and Gene Krouse of Defiance; two daughters, Karen Krouse of Fort Wayne and Diane Gordon of Payne; a brother, Paul Dinger of Payne; one sister, Nancy Kreager of Geona; 14 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday at Payne Church of Christ, with Richard Phelan officiating. Burial will be in Wiltsie Cemetery in Payne, with graveside military rites by Legion Post 297.
Calling hours will be after 3 p.m. Sunday at Slade Funeral Home in Payne.
Memorial contributions may be made on behalf of Mr. Dinger to the church, the Payne Library or Payne Volunteer Fire Department.
Lois Joyce Krall, 61, formerly of Willshire and now of Tucson, Ariz., died Thursday, August 7, 2003, in Salem, Ore. She had also lived in San Diego, Calif., and Florida.
She was born July 6, 1942, in Rockford, the daughter of the late Guy H. and Esther Lavina (Grauberger) Krall.
Miss Krall had worked at International Harvester in Fort Wayne, Ind., and General Dynamics in San Diego, Calif. She had since been working as a care provider. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Chattanooga (Ohio).
Survivors include four brothers, Bernard Krall and Farrel (Sharon) Krall, both of Willshire, Duane (Norma) Krall of New Haven, Ind., and Donald Krall of Waynesdale, Ind.; three sisters, Eileen Kraner and Mary Ann (Dean) Bollenbacher, both of Celina, and Evelyn Frank of Willshire, and several nieces and nephews.
Private funeral services for the family will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Zion Lutheran Church in Chattanooga, with Pastor Tom Aerheit officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Calling hours are from 7-9 p.m. Friday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home in Rockford.
Memorial contributions may be made on behalf of Miss Krall to Zion Lutheran Church.
Troy D. Reindel, 15, of Delphos, died Friday morning, August 8, 2003, on Converse-Roselm Road in Van Wert County.
He was born July 28, 1988, in Lima, the son of Timothy and Tamie (Harpster) Reindel, who survive in Delphos.
Troy would have been a freshman at Delphos St. John High School in Delphos. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Delphos, was active in 4-H, was a member of the St. John's football team, was looking forward to joining FFA and loved showing cattle.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a sister, Allison Carol Reindel, at home; two brothers, Anthony Scott Reindel and Aaron Timothy Reindel, both at home; his godparents, Deb Reindel and Scott Harpster; grandparents, Melvin and Jane Reindel of Delphos and Pam Harpster of Columbus; great-grandparents, Martha Flanagan and Harold and Lucille Harpster, all of Delphos, and Ned and Mary Lou Krugh of Ohio City, and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by a grandfather, Danny Harpster, and a grandmother, Carol Flanagan Harpster.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Delphos, with Father Thomas Gorman officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery in Delphos.
Calling hours are 6-9 p.m. Saturday and 2-9 p.m. Sunday at Harter & Son Funeral Home in Delphos, where a parish wake service will be held at 8:30 p.m. Sunday.
Memorial contributions may be made on behalf of Troy to 4-H or the St. John's Scholarship Fund.
Frances Elizabeth McVay, 88, of 521 N. Jefferson St., died at 10:30 p.m. Friday, August 8, 2003, at Vancrest Health Care Center in Van Wert.
She was born February 13, 1915, in Greenville, the daughter of the late John Earl and Maude Elizabeth (Brumbaugh) Kline. On May 25, 1946, she married Clarence Earl McVay, who died in September of 1975.
Mrs. McVay was a homemaker and a member of First Presbyterian Church in Van Wert. She also belonged to the Van Wert Chapter, Order of Eastern Star, and was a member of ADO Sorority. She was a longtime volunteer for the American Red Cross.
Survivors include a son, John D. McVay of Van Wert; two daughters, Mary L. (Jerry) Worthington of Van Wert and Susan E. McVay of Long Beach, Calif.; one sister, Louise Witwer of Greenville, and three stepgranddaughters, Jesicca, Jacqueline and Angelique Worthington.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary and Margaret Kline.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church in Van Wert, the Rev. Dr. Edward W. Jillson officiating. Burial will be in Greenville Union Cemetery.
Calling hours are after 5 p.m. Sunday at her residence at 521 N. Jefferson St.
Arrangements were made by Cowan & Son Funeral Home in Van Wert.
Judge Patrick H. Young, 64, of Paulding, died Friday, August 8, 2003, at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana in Fort Wayne.
He was born December 3, 1938, in Paulding County.
Mr. Young was the current Paulding County Court judge and was formerly domestic relations magistrate for Van Wert County Common Pleas Court.
Survivors include three daughters, A. Lynne Roehrig of Paulding, A. Kay Young of Mountaintop, Pa., and Kim Hupp of Fredricksburg, Va.; a sister, Candace Raffensberger of York, Pa.; a brother, Stephen Young of Fort Myers, Fla.; and four grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Paulding. Burial will be in Live Oak Cemetery.
Calling hours are 2-9 p.m. Tuesday at DenHerder Funeral Home in Paulding and an hour prior to services Wednesday at the church.
Memorial contributions can be made on behalf of Judge Young to Paulding County DARE program.
The Rev. David Kuhtenia, 69, of 710 Susan Drive, died unexpectedly at 4:15 p.m. Saturday, August 9, 2003, at Blanchard Valley Regional Health Care Center in Findlay.
He was born August 4, 1934, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of the late Ignatz and Catherine Kuhtenia. On October 26, 1957, he married Dorothy M. Hall, who survives at home.
Rev. Kuhtenia was pastor of Van Wert Apostolic Church for 29 years. A graduate of Apostolic Bible Institute in 1957, he served as assistant pastor in Bridgeport, Conn., from 1957-1965 and then pastored in New London, Conn., from 1965-1973. He was United Pentecostal Church International Eastern District youth president from 1970-1972, which included serving as director of summer youth camps in upstate New York. He was presbyter of the Connecticut District of the UPCI from 1971-1973. He then served as director of the UPCI Youth Redemption substance abuse/addiction ministry in Lincoln, Neb., from 1973-1974 before assuming the pastorate of the local Apostolic church. Pastor Kuhtenia served as a presbyter of the Ohio District of the UPCI for the past 25 years and was district representative for the UPCI Harvestime Radio Ministries. He was a frequent speaker for the Van Wert County Council on Aging, taught a number of summer youth camps and was a strong advocate of missions programs, including ministry trips to West Africa and Belarus.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, David G. (Michelle) Kuhtenia of Galena; one daughter, Karen Kuhtenia of Dublin; a brother, Samuel Kuhtenia of Inverness, Fla.; two sisters, Anna Kuhtenia and Ruth Kuhtenia, both of Brooklyn, and a grandson, Justus Kuhtenia.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Alexander, Michael and Daniel Kuhtenia, and a sister, Helen Kuhtenia.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Van Wert Apostolic Church on South Shannon Street. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery in Van Wert.
Calling hours are 6-9 p.m. Tuesday and after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
Memorial contributions can be made on behalf of Rev. Kuhtenia to the Apostolic Church Building Fund or the UPCI Literature Production Facility for Russia.
Cowan & Son Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.