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Monday, April 2nd, 2012
By Shelley Grieshop
ST. HENRY - A head-on crash Saturday night involving a car and a minivan took the lives of three Mercer County residents and a Versailles teen.
Pronounced dead at the scene on U.S. 127, near Clover Four Road, was the driver of the car, Henry Fortkamp Jr., 76, of Fort Recovery. His wife, Arlene, 72, and another passenger, Rosamary Homan, 75, Burkettsville, were seated in the rear of the vehicle. The women were pronounced dead at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater. [More]
Obituaries on April 2nd, 2012
Rosamary Homan, 75, Burkettsville, died March 31, 2012, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater, following an auto accident earlier that evening. [More]
Jerry L. Fetters, 63, Celina, died March 30, 2012, at OSU Richard Ross Heart Center, Columbus. [More]
Henry A. Fortkamp Jr., 76, Fort Recovery, died March 31, 2012, at an auto accident scene in Mercer County. [More]
Arlene R. Fortkamp, 72, Fort Recovery, died March 31, 2012, at Community Hospital, Coldwater, following an auto accident. [More]
Zach Deo "Jumbo" Elliott, 16, Versailles, died March 31, 2012, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, following an auto accident. [More]
Alvin Roessner, 90, died March 29, 2012, at Pine Brook Assisted Living, Idaho Falls, Idaho. [More]
Martha R. Speicher, 93, Berne, Ind., died March 31, 2012, at Swiss Village.
She was born Dec. 14, 1918, in Adams County, to Edwin and Leah Nyffler Speicher. [More]
Barbara Leistner, 85, Rockford, died at 6:58 a.m. March 30, 2012, at Woodcrest of Decatur, Ind. [More]
Mary Joyce Heitkamp, 72, Minster, died at 2:05 a.m. March 31, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital. [More]
Edward McGillvary, 74, Celina, died at 7 a.m. March 31, 2012, at his residence. [More]
Jeanne Scott Donovan, 63, Celina, died at 4:35 a.m. March 30, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Lowell A. Dues, 79, Coldwater, died at 10 p.m. March 30, 2012, at the Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Parker McGlothen, St. Marys, died April 1, 2012, at his residence.
Arrangemen [More]
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