Tuesday, February 17th, 2009 Obituaries in The Daily Standard
Celina native James L. Casteele, 86, of Troy, died at 10:15 a.m. Feb. 16, 2009, at Koester Pavilion, Troy. He was born Oct. 10, 1922, in Celina, to Raymond F. and Theda Taylor Casteele. His wife of 61 years, Sue Neumeier, survi . . .
Former New Knoxville resident Calvin G. Elshoff, 92, of Lake City, Fla., died at 2:35 p.m. Feb. 13, 2009, at the Haven Hospice in Lake City. He was born Aug. 7, 1916, in New Knoxville, to Gustav and Anna Kuck Elshoff. On Aug. . . .
Kenneth R. Heiby, 57, 142 Pershing Drive, St. Marys, died Feb. 15, 2009, in Leesburg, Fla. Death was due to natural causes. He was born May 15, 1951, in Detroit, Mich., to Bernard and Patricia Bucholtz Heiby. His mother survive . . .
Bernice Aletta Sheets, 92, 10938 Neptune-Mendon Road, Mendon, died at noon Feb. 15, 2009, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. She was born Sept. 4, 1916, in Mercer County, to Jess and Flossie Boise Kendall. On July 22, 1935 . . .
Owen "Curly" Smith, 78, 7784 state Route 703 E., Celina, died at 8:10 a.m. on Feb. 15, 2009, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. He was born April 19, 1930, in Celina, to Ira V. and Myrtle Spohn Smith. On July 30, 1950, he marr . . .