Today
78°
Partly Sunny
Tonight
56°
Partly Cloudy
3%
Tomorrow
77°
Partly Sunny
5%
Tomorrow Night
58°
Chance Rain Showers
43%
Monday
67°
Rain Showers
79%
Monday Night
50°
Rain Showers
80%
Tuesday
55°
Chance Rain Showers
51%
Tuesday Night
40°
Chance Rain Showers
34%
Wednesday
51°
Chance Rain Showers
27%
Wednesday Night
38°
Mostly Clear
7%
Thursday
58°
Mostly Sunny
6%
Thursday Night
46°
Partly Cloudy
11%
3 Day
Extended
Thursday, December 18th, 2008
F. Delilah Fishpaw
F. Delilah "Dee" Fishpaw, 97, of Lima died at 7:05 a.m. Dec. 17, 2008, at The Ridge at Shawnee.
She was born July 5, 1911, in St. Marys, to Louis Burt and Mary G. Bensman DeMoss. On July 14, 1934, she married Robert A. Fishpaw Sr., who died Nov. 16, 1972.
Other survivors are four sons, Robert A. Jr. (Jane), Fostoria, James L. (Marilyn), Celina, Richard T. (Joy), Wapakoneta, John E. (Barbara), Lima; two daughters, Mary Lou (John) Chandler, Franklin, N.C., and Phyllis (Larry) Hicks, Lima; a son-in-law, David Rundio; 17 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, five great-great grandchildren, four stepgrandchildren, nine stepgreat-grandchildren and three stepgreat-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a daughter, Kathleen Rundio; siblings, Louis and William DeMoss; A. Esther Rable and Mary H. Egan; a great-granddaughter and a stepgrandaughter.
A homemaker, she retired after 17 years as a nurse's aide at Lima Convalescent Home. She was a member of St. Gerard Catholic Church and its Altar Rosary Society, the Catholic Ladies of Columbia, the St. Gerard Bereavement Group and a past member of the YWCA Senior Group and the Audubon Society.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Lacey officiating. Burial is at Gethsemane Cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. at Siferd-Orians Funeral Home with a wake service at 7 p.m.
Contributions can be made to the American Heart Society or the church.
Condolences can be left at www.MEM.com.
Additional obituaries on this date
Lois M. Amstutz, 84, of Fort Recovery, died at 6:45 a.m. Dec. 17, 2008, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]
Charles Burkhardt, 84, 691 state Route 29, Celina, died at 1:12 p.m. Dec. 16, 2008, at the Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
John F. Dircksen Jr., 84, 2547 state Route 364, Egypt, died at 1:53 a.m. Dec. 17, 2008, at his residence. [More]
Barbara Ann Knapke Eggers, 68, of Eaton, died Dec. 15, 2008, at Hospice of Cincinnati in Blue Ash. [More]
Max Evans, 77, of rural Spencerville, died at 3:14 a.m. Dec. 18, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Former Chattanooga resident Darlene Sue Gibbons, 69, of Ohio City, died at 5:10 p.m. Dec. 16, 2008, at Van Wert County Hospital. [More]
Michael E. Group, 45, of Urbana, died at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 16, 2008, in Henry County, Ind., as the result of an auto accident. [More]
Donald G. "Don" Kremer, 78, of Kettering, died Dec. 13, 2008.
Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. [More]
Former St. Anthony resident Bernard C. "Bun" Loshe, 85, died at 5:19 a.m. Dec. 18, 2008, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]
Robert J. Roetgerman, 61, 15 Rummel Creek Drive, New Bremen, died at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 16, 2008, in Henry County, Ind., as the result of an auto accident. [More]