Monday, January 7th, 2013 Obituaries in The Daily Standard
Robert M. Leisure, 80, Celina, died Dec. 22, 2012, at his home. He was born April 29, 1932, in Elwood, Ind., to the late John and Beulah Leisure. He is survived by a longtime friend, Rose Gunckel of Verona; children, Robe . . .
Rita J. Evers, 88, Tipp City, died Jan. 4, 2013, at Wayne Hospital, Greenville. She was born Aug. 29, 1924, to John and Philomena Braun Siegrist. On Aug. 18, 1951, she married Clarence "Dick" Evers, who died April 9, 2007. S . . .
Donald B. Elston, 80, Celina, died Jan. 4, 2013, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. No services are planned. W.H. Dick & Sons - Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina, is handling arrangements. . . .
Natalia "Dee Dee" Barnhart Osterholt, 90, formerly of Philothea and most recently of Coldwater, Mich., passed away peacefully on Jan. 5, 2013. She was born June 17, 1922, in Indianapolis, Ind., to the late Samuel and Anna Bruns . . .
Clarence B. Tuente, 84, Maria Stein, died Jan. 4, 2013, at his home. He was born March 30, 1928, in Maria Stein, to Henry and Agatha Riethman Tuente. He married Dorothy K. Kuess on Sept. 2, 1950, in St. Augustine Catholic Churc . . .
Master Sgt. Luke L. Heitkamp, USAF, 66, of Panama City, Fla., passed away Jan. 2, 2013, at Bay Medical Center following a brief illness. He was born Feb. 22, 1946, the second of 11 children to Leonard and Edna Elking Heitkamp . . .
Nancy J. Niemeyer, 76, New Knoxville, died at 10:35 p.m. Jan. 4, 2013, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community. She was born Jan. 25, 1936, in Lima, the only child of Adiel "Art" and Lenora (Sunderman) Wierwille. She marrie . . .
Janice E. Schroer, 74, New Bremen, died at 2:55 p.m. Jan. 6, 2013, at Elmwood of New Bremen. She was born March 29, 1938, in New Bremen to Leo and Luella Blumhorst Topp, who preceded her in death. On Sept. 7, 1957, she married . . .
Alfrieda F. Mescher, 89, Minster, died at 8:05 a.m. Jan. 6, 2013, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center. She was born Sept. 16, 1923, in St. Rose, to John and Bernadine Leugers Hartings. She married Paul R. Mescher on July 2, 1949, . . .
LeRoy J. Piekenbrock, 75, Maria Stein, died at 1:15 p.m. Jan. 5, 2013, at his home. He was born May 22, 1937, in St. Rose, to Edward and Stella Prenger Piekenbrock. He married Janice M. Clune on Nov. 18, 1961, in Chickasaw, and . . .