Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 Obituaries in The Daily Standard
LaVern A. Menker, 81, St. Marys, and formerly of Springfield, died at 3:20 a.m. Sept. 15, 2014, at Elmwood Assisted Living Center, New Bremen. He was born June 7, 1933, in Maria Stein, to Alvin and Anna Heitbrink Menker. On Sep . . .
Theodore "Ted" Desch, 72, Atlantic City, N.J., died Dec. 8, 2013. He was born Sept. 29, 1941, to Bartel and Anna Desch. Surviving are three daughters, Catherine Desch, Kimberly Desch-Nilson and Carolyn Desch, all of Californi . . .
Ruth C. Carter, 83, Wapakoneta, died at 4:45 p.m., Sept. 14, 2014, at Auglaize Acres. Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Wapakoneta. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Wapakoneta . . .
Eileen M. Bruns, 84, Burkettsville, died Sept. 15, 2014, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. She was born Feb. 19, 1930, in St. Henry, to Henry and Anna Broerman Gels. On July 9, 1949, she married Eugene "Shorty" Bruns, who survives. . . .