Thursday, August 28th, 2008 Obituaries in The Daily Standard
Eddy L. Blossom, 77, Rockford, died at 9 a.m. Aug. 27, 2008, at his home. He was born July 25, 1931, in Rockford, to Benjamin F. and Floris V. Schwartz Blossom. On June 14, 1958, he married Shirley Platt, who died Aug. 4, 1994 . . .
Bernard A. Bruns, 88, 13624 Coble Road, Yorkshire, died at 9 p.m. Aug. 26, 2008, at the Kettering Medical Center. He was born March 17, 1920, in Yorkshire to Bernard and Anna Hilgefort Bruns. On Nov. 16, 1946, he married Jane E . . .
Richard B. Dirksen, 72, of Clune Stucke Road, Maria Stein, died Aug. 27, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. Arrangements are pending at Gehret Funeral Home, Fort Loramie. . . .
Former Celina resident Barbara Smith Freeman, 73, died Aug. 27, 2008, while on vacation in St. Petersburg, Russia. Arrangements are pending at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina. . . .
Irene Overman Lallemand, 86, Dayton, died at 2:15 p.m. Aug. 25, 2008 at Brighton Gardens, Centerville. She was born Dec. 7, 1921, in Maria Stein to William and Mary Buening Overman. On Aug. 10, 1949, she married Lloyd Lallemand . . .
Robert E. Maier, 72, 1109 Fairground Road, Celina, died at 4:25 a.m. Aug. 27, 2008, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. He was born Aug. 28, 1935, in Celina, to George J. and Matilda R. Leugers Maier. On Dec. 26, 1959, he married Phy . . .
Clara Louise McDermitt, 80, of 14090 Glynwood-New Knoxville Road, St. Marys, died at 8:25 a.m. Aug. 27, 2008, at Joint Township Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. She was born Aug. 8, 1928, in Washington Township, Auglaize County, t . . .
Berneice F. Stetler, 93, Willshire, died at 7:28 a.m. Aug. 27, 2008, at the Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford, She was born May 26, 1915, in Mercer County, to William P. and Katharine Schaadt Becher. On Feb. 15, 1936, she marr . . .
Marjorie L. Adams Trempert, 77, of St. Marys, died at 9:45 p.m. Aug. 26, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. She was born March 17, 1931, in St. Marys, to Charles S. and Luetta Roby Adams. On Aug. 20, . . .