Tonight
63°
Chance Rain Showers
36%
Tomorrow
84°
Partly Sunny
13%
Tomorrow Night
66°
Partly Cloudy
11%
Thursday
87°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
20%
Thursday Night
65°
Partly Cloudy
14%
Friday
87°
Mostly Sunny
13%
Friday Night
64°
Mostly Clear
1%
Saturday
87°
Mostly Sunny
1%
Saturday Night
62°
Mostly Clear
1%
Sunday
86°
Mostly Sunny
1%
Sunday Night
60°
Mostly Clear
1%
3 Day
Extended
Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008
Wilbur Curry
Wilbur W. "Bud" Curry, 91, 7398 state Route 703, Celina, died at 2:05 a.m. Dec. 2, 2008, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
He was born July 16, 1917, in Celina, to William and Emma Paulin Curry. On May 22, 1947, he married Virginia "Jinny" Peak, who survives.
Other survivors are two sons, Rick (Marge), Milford and Patrick (Debra), Decatur, Ind., a son-in-law, Greg Kroft, Marietta; a sister, Dora Carter, Van Wert; a sister-in-law, Marilyn Niemeyer, Celina; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a daughter, Beth Ann Kroft; a brother, Richard; and four sisters, Thelma Coby, Mabel Elder, Catherine Ballinger and Florence Sebring.
He retired after 33 years as a machinist from C.B.S. Machine Shop, Celina. He was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, the Celina Veterans of Foreign Wars, where he was a charter member and past commander; the Disable American Veterans, the Celina Masonic Lodge Free and Accepted Masons, and the Royal Arch Masons, all in Celina. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II as a crew chief on a B-17 in the 388th Bomber Group and was a graduate of Celina High School in 1936.
Services are 11 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. Kim Miller officiating. Burial is at North Grove Cemetery, Celina, with military honors by the V.F.W. and American Legion, Celina.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina, and one hour prior to service at the church. The V.F.W. will hold membership services at 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to Mercer County Council on Aging or State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences can be left at www.lhdfuneralhome.com.
Additional obituaries on this date
Former New Bremen resident Gregory Carl Roediger, 51, of Austin, Texas, died of natural causes Nov. 30, 2008 at his residence. [More]
Paul C. Weigel, 84, formerly of 221 S. Oak St., Coldwater, died at 2:15 p.m. Dec. 2, 2008, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]