James R. Boerger, 68, Church Street, Fort Loramie, died at 5:50 p.m. March 31, 2004, at Wilson Memorial Hospital, Sidney.
He was born Oct. 2, 1935, in Fort Loramie, to Albert and Catherine Barhorst Boerger. On Nov. 27, 1958, he married Marcia H. Connaughton who survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Timothy (Christine), Nicholas (Lisa) and Michael (Katie), all of Fort Loramie; three daughters, Lynn (Mark) Koverman, Fort Loramie, Sue (Frank) Fuss, St. Petersburg, Fla., and Jean (Ronald) Spitzer, McMinnville, Tenn.; two brothers, Albert (Jane) of Lancaster, Pa., and Harold (Rita) of Leesburg, Fla.; four sisters, Eileen (Fred) Wagner, Sidney, Veronica Unverferth, Kettering, Patricia (Ronald) Pulfer, Port Jefferson, and Jane (Robert) Yeazel, St. Petersburg, Fla.; and 13 grandchildren.
A brother, Urban, and a sister, Virginia Prueter, are deceased.
He had worked as a maintenance boiler tender at The Dannon Company in Minster prior to becoming disabled in August 1988. He was a member of St. MichaelÕs Catholic Church, American Legion Post 355, White Oak Lake Corporation and the fire department, all of Fort Loramie. He was past president of the Fort Loramie Kiwanis and Fort Loramie GYM Committee and formerly served as a Fort Loramie councilor. He served in the U.S. Army and later in the Army Reserves.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Steven Shoup officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery with the American Legion conducting military rites.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. today and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Gehret Funeral Home, Fort Loramie.
Contributions can be made to St. Peter Neurological Center or Fort Loramie Rescue Squad.
Heather Dawn Jackson, 27, 2505 Ohio 703, Celina, was pronounced dead on arrival March 31, 2004, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
Auglaize County Coroner Dr. Thomas Freytag ordered an autopsy to determine the cause of death. No ruling has been made pending the completion of microscopic and toxicology tests. She reportedly had health problems stemming from a Nov. 30 traffic accident in Georgia.
She was born May 3, 1976, in Portland, Ind., to Richard M. and Cora May Cheeseman McLaughlin. Her mother survives in Portland. On July 22, 2000, she married Scott Jackson who also survives.
Other survivors include a son, Skyy Allen Jackson, and a daughter, Kaeli May Stevenson, both at home; a brother, Richard L. (Diane) McLaughlin, Lebanon; a sister, Debra (Jeffrey) Zweber, Alexandria, Va.; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Tom and Alice Jackson, Celina; a grandfather-in-law and grandmother-in-law, Jug and Martha Andrews, Chattanooga; two brothers-in-law, Matt Jackson, Mendon, and Brad Dalton, Portland; and two sisters-in-law, Kara Jackson, Springfield, and Leanne Dalton, Portland.
A 1994 graduate of Jay County High School, Portland, she was a member of the Jay County Performance Company and the Jay County Civic Theater.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at the Portland chapel of Williamson & Spencer Funeral Home, the Rev. Gary Phillips officiating. Burial will follow at Claycomb Cemetery near Portland.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. today and prior to services Saturday.
James W. Kuck, 62, 19300 Fledderjohn Road, New Knoxville, died at 9:35 a.m. April 1, 2004, in the emergency room at Lima Memorial Hospital. Death was due to an apparent heart attack.
He was born Dec. 20, 1941, in Shelby County, to Andrew and Margaret Shafer Kuck.
Surviving is a brother, Richard of New Knoxville.
He was a farmer, a member of First United Church of Christ in New Knoxville and a graduate of New Knoxville High School.
Services are 3 p.m. Sunday at the church, the Rev. David Hunt officiating. Burial will follow at Pilger Ruhe Cemetery, New Knoxville.
Calling is after 2 p.m. Sunday at the church.
Vornholt-Miller Funeral Home, New Knoxville, has charge of arrangements.
Contributions can be made to the churchÕs Radio Broadcast Fund.
Judy A. Pfeffenberger, 60, 2100 Celina Road, St. Marys, died at 11:04 p.m. April 1, 2004, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. Death was due to an apparent heart attack.
Arrangements are pending at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Services for Doris Emans were 10:30 a.m. March 31, 2004, at Celina First Church of God, the Rev. Richard Van Horn officiated. Nancy Wreede was the vocalist.
Pallbearers to Mercer Memory Gardens were Bill and Paul Fischer, Tim and Nick Emans, Jared, Brian and Jason Wehrman, and Craig Bruggeman.
W.H. Dick & Sons Funeral Home, Celina, had charge of arrangements.