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Obituaries

Etheleen M. 'Kitty' Cunningham

Etheleen M. 'Kitty' Cunningham

August 3, 1926 — April 25, 2017
Service: April 28, 2017

Etheleen Mae 'Kitty' Cunningham age 90, of Lima passed away 12:55 a.m., Tuesday, April 25 at Springview Manor. She was born August 3, 1926 in Waynesfield to the late Russel and Enid Beatrice Gilroy Gross. She married Harry R. Cunningham and he preceded her in death. Kitty retired from St. Rita's Medical Center where she had been a house keeper on Mercy Hall. Survivors include children: Jean A. Baxter of Lima, Harry R. Cunningham, III of...

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John W. Rohrer

John W. Rohrer

December 31, 1949 — April 22, 2017
Service: April 26, 2017

John W. Rohrer age 67, of Lima passed away April 22, 2017 at Lima Memorial. He was born Dec. 31, 1949 in Lima to the late William Roy and Marjorie Gass Rohrer. He married Nellie Webb and she preceded him in death Jun 19, 1993. John had served in the U. S. Marine Corp and had been a self-employed carpenter. He enjoyed watching the Reds and Buckeyes. Survivors include children: Billy (Christie) Rohrer, Westley Rohrer, Angiela McClure and Mark...

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David D. 'Bodine' Bushong

David D. 'Bodine' Bushong

November 27, 1941 — April 20, 2017
Service: No Services

David Dwan 'Bodine' Bushong, age 75, of Lima passed away April 20, 2017 at his residence. He was born Nov. 27, 1941 in Findlay to the late Lester and Edith Decker Bushong. He married Janet L. Miller Dec. 14, 1968 and she survives in Lima. David graduated from Findlay High School. He went on to serve in the Marine Corp and did 2 tours in Vietnam. David worked with the Ohio Department of Transportation for several years prior to his...

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Joseph A. Rhodes

Joseph A. Rhodes

December 18, 1937 — April 14, 2017
Service: April 19, 2017

Joseph A. 'Joe' Rhodes age 79, of Lima passed away 3:27 a.m., April 14, 2017 at St. Rita's Medical Center. He was born December 18, 1937 in Lima to the late Walter and Clarabelle Young Rhodes. He married Mary 'May' McLachlan Oct. 26, 1957 and she survives in Lima. Joe graduated from Lima Senior High School and joined the Air Force. Following his military time, he went to work for Ford Motor Company for 40 years. He was a member of St....

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Gordon Wayne Roebuck

Gordon Wayne Roebuck

September 21, 1940 — April 14, 2017
Service: April 18, 2017

Gordon Wayne Roebuck age 76, of Lima went home to be with the Lord 4:41 a.m., Friday, April 14, 2017 at St. Rita's Medical Center. He was born September 21, 1940 in Celina to the late Domer Wayne and Lois Marilynn Crouch Roebuck. Gordon had been an appliance repairman for Ward's and Dietrich's. He loved to fish and enjoyed putting puzzles together. Survivors include 2 sisters: Luanne (Max) Carey of Prospect, Ohio and Linda (Les) Crew of...

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John F. Grone, Chiropractor

John F. Grone, Chiropractor

January 20, 1943 — April 13, 2017
Service: April 15, 2017

Dr. John F. Grone Chiropractor, age 74 of Delphos, died at 6:00 a.m., Thursday, April 13, 2017 at St. Rita's Medical Center's hospice unit. He was born January 20, 1943 in Delphos, Ohio to the late Frank F. and Evelyn C. (Rahrig) Grone. On March 14, 1970 he married Ruth M. Drebenstedt (of Mediapolis, Iowa), who survives in Delphos. John started Grone Chiropractic in 1971 in Elida, Ohio and then moved to Delphos, Ohio where he practiced until...

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Eva M Gibson

Eva M Gibson

December 30, 1923 — April 11, 2017
Service: April 14, 2017

Eva Marie Gibson, age 93 of Lima, died at 5:20 p.m., Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at Lima Memorial Health Care System. She was born December 30, 1923 to the late Vernon and Gertrude Harkness Tousley. On October 10, 1942 she married Donald E. Gibson who preceded her in death January 10, 2010. Eva retired from AVI Vending. She enjoyed watching sports, cooking, and BINGO. She cherished spending time with her family. Survivors include a daughter ...

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Leonard Paul Schenz

Leonard Paul Schenz

January 25, 1926 — April 10, 2017
Service: April 13, 2017

Leonard Paul Schenz, age 91 of Cridersville, died at 11:03 p.m., Monday at St. Rita's Medical Center. He was born January 25, 1926 in Cincinnati, Ohio; to the late Albert and Mary Emma Dansbury Schenz. On October 31, 1948 he married Frances Jane Sells, who died November 16, 2014. Mr. Schenz was a retired accountant with Sheller Globe and a member of St. John's Catholic Church, Lima. Survivors include 5 children - Sharon F. Irving of...

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Mary E Spinnati

Mary E Spinnati

April 17, 1924 — April 10, 2017
Service: April 13, 2017

Mary E. Spinnati, age 92, of Cridersville passed away 5:13 a.m., Monday April 10 at St. Rita's Medical Center. She was born April 17, 1924 in Lima to the late Albert A. and Nellie Whitby Routson. She married Julius 'Joe' Spinnati April 28, 1966 and he survives in Cridersville. Mary was a member of St. John's Catholic Church and the alter rosary. She had volunteered for numerous years at St. Vincint DePaul and was a former member of the...

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Michael W. Alves

Michael W. Alves

June 3, 1957 — April 8, 2017
Service: April 15, 2017

Michael W. Alves, age 59, of Lima passed away April 8, 2017 at 1:05 a.m., at Lima Memorial Health Systems. He was born June 3, 1957 in Lima to the late Anthony Alves and Dora (Oglesbee) Downton. Michael graduated from Shawnee High School. He worked in construction and janitorial maintenance services for P & G. He was an avid fisherman, loved his adult beverages and extra-curricular activities. Michael loved his children and adored his...

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