Wednesday, July 28th, 2010
Complete Obituary
Lloyd Smith
  Lloyd Philip Smith, 91, Celina, died at 12:33 p.m. July 27, 2010, at the Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford.
He was born Aug. 28, 1918, in Rockford, to Clarence and Katie Ault Smith. On Sept. 28, 1991, he married Alice Gehle, who survives in Rockford.
Also surviving are three stepsons, Donald (Roberta) Gehle and Kenneth (Diane) Gehle, all of Celina, and Bernard (Paula) Gehle, Lima; a daughter-in-law, Karen Gehle, Celina; three stepdaughters, Patricia Bailey, Roanoke, Va., Emma (Ray) Tregembo, Fresno, Calif., and Susan Downam, Celina; 18 grandchildren and 20 step-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are three stepsons, Willy, Rudy and Dale Gehle; and two stepsons-in-law, Tony Bailey and Larry Downam.
He was a member of the Bethany United Methodist Church in Celina. He also was a charter member of the Mercer County Holstein Association, the State and National Holstein Association, the Loyal Order of Moose, and a social member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5713 in Celina. He was on the board of Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio and the Mercer County Council on Aging. He worked at the Ohio Department of Transportation.
Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina. Burial will be at Buck Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials can be made to the activity fund at the Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford.
Condolences can be left at LHDfuneralhome.com.
Additional obituaries for this date
a_d
Today
49°
Slight Chance Rain Showers
52%
Tonight
41°
Chance Rain Showers
40%
Tomorrow
55°
Chance Rain Showers
98%
Tomorrow Night
49°
Rain Showers Likely
100%
Monday
55°
Rain Showers Likely
69%
Monday Night
28°
Mostly Cloudy
13%
Tuesday
33°
Mostly Cloudy
13%
Tuesday Night
24°
Mostly Cloudy
5%
Wednesday
35°
Mostly Cloudy
28%
Wednesday Night
25°
Chance Snow
40%
Thanksgiving Day
31°
Mostly Cloudy
16%
Thursday Night
19°
Partly Cloudy
10%
3 Day
Extended
a_da_d