Monday, December 22nd, 2008 Obituaries in The Daily Standard
Donald J. Bertke, 74, 1025 Hemlock St., Celina, died at 5:15 a.m. Dec. 21, 2008, at Celina Manor Nursing Home, Celina. He was born March 31, 1934, in Maria Stein, to Alvin and Alvina Dippold Bertke. On June 1, 1957, he married . . .
Daniel C. Brookhart, 62, of Lima, died at 1:26 a.m. Dec. 21, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. Death was due to natural causes. He was born March 25, 1946, in Cincinnati, to Carl Herbert and Ruth Ilena Burke Brookhart. . . .
Celina native Robert Timothy "Tim" Creeden, 75, died Dec. 18, 2008, at his home in Orlando, Fla. He was born Nov. 21, 1934, in Celina, to Robert F. and Anna Lee Pulskamp Creeden. He married Betty Council, who survives. Other . . .
Leona J. Everman, 93, of Coldwater, died at 1:35 p.m. Dec. 20, 2008, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. She was born June 28, 1915, in North Star, to George and Mary Overman Zumbrink. On Oct. 10, 1945, she married Albe . . .
Former Coldwater resident Sister Mary Ruth Kramer, 84, died at 5:30 a.m. Dec. 20, 2008, at Holy Family Health Care Center, Victory Noll, Huntington, Ind. She was born Nov. 19, 1924, in Coldwater, to Jacob and Teresa Gels Kramer . . .
Donald G. "Don" Kremer, 78, of Kettering, died Dec. 13, 2008, at a nursing home in Dayton. He was born May 14, 1930, in Yorkshire, to Neal and Nettie Klosterman Kremer. His wife of 56 years, Patricia Buschor, survives. Other . . .
John F. Mescher, 80, 8494 Indian Trail Road, Maria Stein, died Dec. 20, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, following a fall on the ice. He was born March 5, 1928, in Maria Stein, to William and Anna Overman Mescher. On A . . .
Former Coldwater resident Lillian Cleo Moorman, 97, died at 12:56 a.m. Dec. 22, 2008, at the Miller House, Celina. She was born July 20, 1911, in Azalia, Mich., to Harry Sylvester and Luella Selanders Emans. On Aug. 21, 1933, s . . .