Friday
78°
Rain Showers
92%
Friday Night
60°
Chance Rain Showers
44%
Saturday
76°
Partly Sunny
14%
Saturday Night
56°
Partly Cloudy
9%
Sunday
74°
Partly Sunny
14%
Sunday Night
55°
Partly Cloudy
19%
Monday
72°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
21%
Monday Night
54°
Mostly Clear
11%
Tuesday
75°
Partly Sunny
11%
Tuesday Night
58°
Mostly Clear
8%
3 Day
Extended
Friday, March 2nd, 2012
Phyllis Ayres
Phyllis Hoblet Ayres, 84, died Feb. 27, 2012, at Laurels, Rockford.
She was born Dec. 15, 1927, in Willshire to Vernon and Wilma Strickler Hoblet. In 1975 she married Dr. R.W. Ayres, who is deceased.
Surviving are two children, Ted (Sandee) Bollenbacher, Rockford, and Karen Casey, Columbus; two grandchildren; a stepgrandson; two great-grandchildren; and three stepgreat-grandchildren.
Deceased are an infant brother and a son-in-law, John Casey.
She was a 1946 graduate of Willshire High School, was owner/operator of Hoblet Insurance Agency and later worked in the insurance industry in Fort Wayne, Ind., Indianapolis and Van Wert.
She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Van Wert, where she served on the board of trustees and was a member of the choir. She was a member of the Isaac Van Wart Chapter of the National DAR, where she served as regent and other offices. She was a volunteer at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center.
Service and calling were held today. A private family graveside service will be at Riverside Cemetery, Rockford.
Memorials may be made to the church or the activity fund at Maplewood Assisted Living.
Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home and Crematory, Van Wert, is handling arrangements.
Additional obituaries on this date
Former Celina resident Jon Pummell, 45, California, died Feb. 27, 2012, at his residence. [More]
Luella S. Sommer, 95, Fort Loramie, died at 10:45 p.m. Feb. 29, 2012, at Dorothy Love Retirement Community, Sidney. [More]
Elijah Korban Schmidt, newborn, died at 4:15 a.m. Feb. 29, 2012.
He was born [More]
Former Celina resident James Allen Grimm, 68, Palm Bay, Fla., died Feb. 29, 2012. [More]
Dorothy Gaerke, 94, Coldwater, died March 2, 2012, at Briarwood Village, Coldwa [More]
Former Celina resident Eugene Paul Lochtefeld, Sidney, died at 11:56 p.m. Feb. 28, 2012, following an extended illness. [More]
Jerry "Skip" Jutte Jr., Fort Recovery, died March 1, 2012, at his home.
Servi [More]