Sunday, November 10, 2013 9:00 PM
March 6, 1934 Nov. 8 2013
Harold B. Honigford, 79, of Ottoville, died at 6:05 p.m. Friday at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.
He was born March 6, 1934, in Lima to Clem and Bertha (Weber) Honigford, who preceded him in death.
On Jan. 18, 1958, he married Margie Pohlman, who survives in Ottoville.
Also surviving are his children, Duane (Lorie) Honigford, Allan (Angie) Honigford and Mark (Shaunna) Honigford, all of Ottoville; five grandchildren, Amy, Tricia, Cory, Jenna and Melany; two stepgrandchildren, Logan and Kalob; two brothers, Richard (Dolly) Honigford of Delphos and Paul (Mary) Honigford of Coldwater; and three sisters, Dorothy Fuerst, Marilyn (Dan) Walsh and Betty (Dan) Wannemacher, all of Lima.
He is also preceded in death by two brothers, Jerry and Joseph Honigford.
Harold formerly worked as a supervisor at New Delphos Manufacturing, Delphos, and had also worked at Eaton, Van Wert. In his retirement years, he worked as a courier for the Union Bank. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ottoville. He was a 1952 graduate of Ottoville High School, where he was an All-Ohio basketball player. He was a member of the US Army Reserves. Harold was a fan of the Ottoville Big Green, the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Cleveland Indians.
Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ottoville, with Fathers Jerome Schetter and Dennis Walsh officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Ottoville.
Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. today at Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Jackson Township, where there will be a Scripture Service.
Memorial contributions may be given to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ottoville. Condolences may be expressed at www.lovefuneralhome.com.
Friday, November 08, 2013 9:39 PM
June 20, 1918-Nov. 7, 2013
June L. Miller, 95, of Delphos, died at 8:52 p.m. Thursday at her residence.
She was born June 20, 1918, in Lima to John B. and Grace E. (Ramer) Striff, who preceded her in death.
She was united in marriage to Kenneth S. Miller, who preceded her in death in 2001. On Aug. 29, 2000, June and Kenneth renewed their wedding vows after being married for 65 years.
Survivors include her son, Rick (Lynn) Miller of Delphos; her daughter, Marilyn (Kenneth) Lyle of Delphos; five grandchildren, Deanne (Scott) Clevenger, Angela (Adam) Eickholt, Cory Noftz all of Delphos, Julie (Patrick) Vicars of Houston and Amy Noftz of New York; five great-grandchildren, 1st Lt. Todd Clevenger, currently serving in Kuwait, Melissa Clevenger of Columbus, Savanna Lyle of Tallahassee and Avery and Addison Eickholt both of Delphos; and her special friend, Julie Fuerst.
She was preceded in death by an infant son, Kenneth Miller; three sisters, LaDonna Wilkerson, Juanita Hawk and Janice Doty; and a grandson, Steven Lyle.
Mrs. Miller was a homemaker and a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Delphos. She was also an Eastern Star member for more than 50 years.
June was full of life. She was a Girl Scout Leader and Cub Scout Den Mother. She loved her flowers to the fullest! She was very versatile in her crafting ability, working with ceramics, crocheting and decorating cakes. She loved collecting dolls and working crossword puzzles. As a young woman, she enjoyed dancing and was very proud of her housekeeping ability, but what she was most proud of was her family, especially the joy she gained from listening to her son broadcast countless sporting events on the radio. She never missed a game.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, the Rev. David Howell, officiating at Trinity United Methodist Church in Delphos. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery.
Visitation will take place from 2-8 p.m. Sunday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, where there will be an Eastern Star service beginning at 7 p.m., and one hour prior to the service at Trinity United Methodist Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Methodist Building Fund, American Cancer Society or Delphos Area Visiting Nurses.
To send online condolences for the family, visit www.harterandschier.com.
Friday, November 08, 2013 9:38 PM
Aug. 14, 1937-Nov. 7, 2013
Shirley A. Lucas, 76, of Fort Jennings died at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Meadows of Kalida.
She was born Aug. 14, 1937, in Troy to Ralf and Leona (Steiridybaker) Becker, who preceded her in death.
On Aug. 15, 1952, she married William H. Lucas, who survives in Delphos.
Also surviving are her children, Bill Lucas of Delphos, Candy Sue (Gale) Green of Erwington, Christopher (Tressa) Lucas of Delphos, Terry (Bruce) Radabaugh of Van Wert, Rod (Barb) Lucas of Sydney and Phillip (Donna) Lucas of St. Marys; son-in-law, Walter Radabaugh, Jr. of Fort Jennings; brother-in-law, Harold Honeymon of Michigan; 35 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Shirley is preceded in death by two daughters, Cheryl Radabaugh and Christina Lucas; two sisters, Barbara Matoesh and Margie Honeymon; and brother-in-law, Richard Matoesh.
She was a homemaker and loved to spend her time playing bingo with her daughters and to go camping.
The funeral service for Shirley will be 1 a.m. Monday at Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Leipsic, the Rev. Tom Graves officiating. Burial will follow in Sugar Ridge Cemetery, Leipsic.
Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Activities Fund at the Meadows of Kalida. Condolences may be expressed at www.lovefuneralhome.com.
Friday, November 08, 2013 9:36 PM
June 10, 1917-Nov. 8, 2013
Alfred A. Wehri, 96, of Kalida died at 3:30 a.m. Friday at The Meadows of Kalida.
He was born June 10, 1917, in Kalida to Stephen and Adelia (Unterbrink) Wehri, who preceded him in death.
On Nov. 12, 1953, he married Alma Hoffman, who died Jan. 23, 1972. On Aug. 25, 1972, he married Catherine Goedde Rambo, who died Aug. 13, 2010.
He is survived by a stepdaughter-in-law, Betty Rambo of Avon; a brother, Joseph (Mary) Wehri of Cloverdale; a sister, Marie Becker of Kalida; four stepgrandchildren; seven stepgreat-grandchildren: two stepgreat-great-grandchildren; and multiple nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Marcellinus “Moxie” Wehri and John Wehri; two sisters, Pauline Schnipke and Theresa Rable; and a stepson, Don Rambo.
Alfred was a lifelong farmer and cattle feeder. He was the director of Kalida Telephone Company for 24 years. He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, Kalida and its Holy Name Society.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Michael Catholic Church, Kalida, the Rev. Mark Hoying officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Sunday at Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Jackson Township, where there will be a Scripture Service at 7:30 p.m.
Memorials may be made to St. Michael Catholic Church, Kalida.
Condolences can be expressed at: www.lovefuneralhome.com.
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Friday, November 08, 2013 9:35 PM
May 31, 1926-Nov. 5, 2013
Rosemary L. McPheron, 87, died at 11:10 p.m. on Tuesday at Kahl Home in Davenport, Iowa.
Rosemary was born on Monday, May 31, 1926, in Landeck to Louis and Olivia (Clement) Rahrig, who both preceded her in death.
On Saturday, Feb. 15, 1947, in Ohio, she married James A. McPheron, who preceded her in death on Aug. 28, 1986.
Surviving are two granddaughters, Nicole Simpson of Hawthorne, N.J., and Shannon (William) Crawford of Bettendorf, Iowa; three great-grandchildren, Tyler, Courtney and Alyssa Crawford; and a sister, Norene (Richard C.) Ricker of Fort Jennings.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Virginia “Ginny” Simpson; a brother, Mike Rahrig; two sisters, Angela Ricker and Sister M. Eleanor Rahrig.
Rosemary was a homemaker, devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She had been a member of St. Gerard’s Catholic Church, its Bereavement Support Group and its Altar and Rosary Society. She was a member of the VFW Post 1275 Ladies Auxiliary and the Eagles Auxiliary 370. She was in the Senior Bowling League.
A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. on Monday at St. Gerard Catholic Church, Lima, the Rev. Mike Houston officiating. Interment will be in Gethsemani Cemetery, Lima.
The family will receive friends from 2-6 p.m. Sunday at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home in Lima.
Memorial contributions may be made to Donor’s Choice.
Condolences may be expressed at www.chamberlainhuckeriede.com.