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Monday, April 2nd, 2012 Edition of The Daily Standard
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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 . . .
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Local Obituaries
Rosamary Homan, 75, Burkettsville, died March 31, 2012, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater, following an auto accident earlier that evening. She was born June 26, 1936, in Osgood to Frederick and Clara Poeppelman Ho . . .
Jerry L. Fetters, 63, Celina, died March 30, 2012, at OSU Richard Ross Heart Center, Columbus. He was born June 10, 1948, in Celina to Chester Fetters and Louella "Blanche" Howell Fetters Sowders. He married Judy Shinn, who sur . . .
Henry A. Fortkamp Jr., 76, Fort Recovery, died March 31, 2012, at an auto accident scene in Mercer County. He was born March 18, 1936, in Celina to Henry Sr. and Mary Homan Fortkamp. On Nov. 9, 1960, he married Arlene Poeppelma . . .
Arlene R. Fortkamp, 72, Fort Recovery, died March 31, 2012, at Community Hospital, Coldwater, following an auto accident. She was born April 30, 1939, in Yorkshire, to Aloys and Helen Geier Poeppelman. On Nov. 9, 1960, she marr . . .
Zach Deo "Jumbo" Elliott, 16, Versailles, died March 31, 2012, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, following an auto accident. He was born Nov. 15, 1995, in Greenville, to Eric and Michelle Holdeman Elliott, who survive in Versai . . .
Alvin Roessner, 90, died March 29, 2012, at Pine Brook Assisted Living, Idaho Falls, Idaho. He was born Dec. 2, 1921, to Fred and Anna Huelskamp Roessner. He married Gertrude Davis, who is deceased. Surviving are a step-grand . . .
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. Surviving are two nieces, Carolyn (William) Clack, Horseheads, N.Y., . . .
Barbara Leistner, 85, Rockford, died at 6:58 a.m. March 30, 2012, at Woodcrest of Decatur, Ind. She was born April 16, 1926, in Willshire to Homer and Nellie Myers White. On Sept. 22, 1946, she married Paul Leistner, who is dec . . .
Mary Joyce Heitkamp, 72, Minster, died at 2:05 a.m. March 31, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital. She was born Nov. 24, 1939, in Minster, to Alfred and Leona Vallo Friemering. On July 9, 1959, she married Frank . . .
Edward McGillvary, 74, Celina, died at 7 a.m. March 31, 2012, at his residence. He was born July 13, 1937, in Mendon to Orville and Dorothy Skinner McGillvary. On Oct. 6, 1962, he married Judy Huwer, who died Aug. 24, 2002. S . . .
Jeanne Scott Donovan, 63, Celina, died at 4:35 a.m. March 30, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. She was born July 17, 1948, in Kenton, to Walter R. and Eleanor J. Latimer Scott. Surviving are two . . .
Lowell A. Dues, 79, Coldwater, died at 10 p.m. March 30, 2012, at the Gardens at St. Henry. He was born Feb. 6, 1933, in St. Henry, to Joseph and Mary Kaup Dues. On April 26, 1952, he married Joan C. Streacker, who survives. . . .
Parker McGlothen, St. Marys, died April 1, 2012, at his residence. Arrangements are being completed with Miller Funeral Homes, St. Marys. . . .
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