Today
62°
Mostly Sunny
1%
Tonight
45°
Partly Cloudy
7%
Tomorrow
62°
Partly Sunny
18%
Tomorrow Night
39°
Chance Rain Showers
26%
Saturday
51°
Mostly Cloudy
15%
Saturday Night
31°
Mostly Clear
1%
Sunday
55°
Sunny
Sunday Night
37°
Clear
1%
Monday
68°
Mostly Sunny
1%
Monday Night
49°
Mostly Clear
2%
Tuesday
76°
Mostly Sunny
4%
Tuesday Night
59°
Partly Cloudy
7%
3 Day
Extended
Monday, January 30th, 2017
Bill Ballinger
Bill E. Ballinger, age 92 of Celina, Ohio passed away on Friday Jan 27, 2017 at the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.
Bill was born on Feb. 4, 1924 in Celina, Ohio to the late Van and Martha (Smith) Ballinger. On June 8, 1952 he married Joyce Lime, who died Oct. 29, 1996.
Survivors include his sons Mark Ballinger and Melissa Alexander of Celina, Luke Ballinger of Ft. Wayne, IN, his daughter Rita Schulte of Willmar, MN, five grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, brothers Paul Ballinger, Jack Ballinger, and his sisters Mercedes Schindler, Dorothy and Glenn Scifres and Helen Kirwan.
Bill worked at Lake Contracting in Celina for 12 years and was a co-owner of Kinnison's Tin shop in Celina for 27 years.
He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Celina, where he was a Deacon, the Celina Masonic Lodge F&AM and the Celina Chapter of Royal Arch Masons and a former member of the Mercer County Sportsmen's Association.
Bill loved hunting and Fishing at Elephant Lake in Minnesota, he enjoyed walking especially with his Boston Terriers Roxi and Roxi II.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday Feb. 2, 2017 at the First Presbyterian Church in Celina, with Nancy Clancy officiating. Burial will follow in the Swamp College Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday Jan. 31, 2017 at the Lehman-Dzendzel Funeral home in Celina and from 9:30-10:30 a.m. on Thursday at the Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.
Condolences may be left at LehmanDzendzelFH.com.
Additional obituaries on this date
Charles L. "Charlie" Bensman age 60 of Findlay, Ohio formerly of Minster, Ohio died at 10:13 AM on January 28, 2017 at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay, Ohio. [More]
Jon Paul Jones, age 55, of Celina, Ohio passed away at 3:25 p.m. on Thursday Jan. 26, 2017 at the Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Laura Lynn Vanover, 57, St. Marys, died on Jan. 27, 2017, at OSU Medical Center [More]
Robert Villard, 71, Celina, died on Jan. 27, 2017, at Lima Memorial Hospital.
He will be buried in Dayton National Cemetery. [More]
Larry D. Seibert, age 57, of Rockford, OH, passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 9:35 am at Lima Memorial Health Systems, Lima, OH. [More]