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Monday, May 24, 2004

Grace Brock

Grace I. Brock, 84, 227 N. Spruce St., St. Marys, died May 19, 2004, at her residence.
   She was born Nov. 27, 1919, in Mendon, to Alfred and Margaret Troutner Brown.
   Surviving are a son, Richard (Alexis) of St. Marys; four daughters, Judianne Cochran, Columbus, Sandra Martin, St. Marys, Linda of Crestview Hills, Ky., and Kathy Maree of Maitland, Fla.; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
   She owned Brock's Gift Shop & Ceramic Studio and was a homemaker. A graduate of Mendon High School and Tiffin Beauty School, she had served as executive director of the Auglaize County Chapter of the American Red Cross. She was a member of Wayne Street United Methodist Church and the Soropromists, both of St. Marys.
   Private services and burial will be held.
   Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, has charge of arrangements.

Neva Clouse

Neva D. Clouse, 96, of Rockford, died at 11 p.m. May 21, 2004, at Maplewood of Shane's Village, Rockford.
   She was born Jan. 10, 1908, in Mercer County, to Emmanuel O., and Alta May Allison Stetler. On March 22, 1930, she married Edgar Clouse who died Nov. 15, 1968.
   Surviving are four sons, Bill (Sharon) and Tom (Nancy), all of Rockford, Jack and Gloria of Celina, and Jon and Betty of Coldwater; two daughters, Sally (Paul) Wehr, Maitland, Fla., and Peggy (Sheldon) Betterly, Nokesville, Va.; a brother, LaVerne Stetler, Willshire; 18 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
   Deceased are four brothers, Harold, Lowell, Basil and Kermit Stetler, and a sister, Florice Stetler.
   She was a homemaker and a member of Zion United Brethren Church, Willshire. She had served on the election board for many years.
   Services are 10 a.m. Tuesday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, the Revs. Jodi Harr and Mark Rutledge officiating. Burial will be at Willshire Cemetery.
   Calling is 4-8 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
   Contributions can be made to the church.

Raymond McNamee

Raymond "Mack" McNamee, 86, 454 N. Perry St., St. Marys, died at 7 p.m. May 22, 2004, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
   He was born Nov. 24, 1917, in St. Marys, to Thomas and Catharine Wurtz McNamee. On June 18, 1946, he married Margaret Coughlin who survives.
   Also surviving are a son, Thomas (Janet) of Columbus; a daughter, Barbara (Ronald) Dankert, Ann Arbor, Mich.; and three grandchildren.
   Deceased are a son, Ronald; four brothers and a half sister, Ramona Ridpath.
   He retired from The Evening Leader and was co-owner of M&M Cleaners, both of St. Marys. He was a member and past grand knight of the Knights of Columbus and a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 767, American Legion Post 323 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9289, all of St. Marys. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
   Funeral Mass is 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. David Heinl officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Gethsemane Cemetery, St. Marys.
   Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Miller-Long & Folk Funeral Home, St. Marys.
   Contributions can be made to Holy Rosary School.

David Neff

David M. Neff, 51, 105 Washington St., Fort Recovery, died at 4:53 p.m. May 22, 2004, of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Foote and Darke-Shelby County Line Road, southeast of Osgood. See story on Page One.
   He was born Sept. 17, 1952, in Greenville, to James and Doris Marker Neff who survive in Greenville. On Jan. 5, 1974, he married Marcia Bruggeman who survives.
   Also surviving are two daughters, Erica (Jim) Bowers, St. Henry, and Adrienne of Fort Recovery; a brother, Douglas (Deborah) of Greenville; a sister, Tamara (Tim) Sackett, Greenville; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Werner and Dolores Bruggeman, Maria Stein.
   He was an employee of VAL-CO Pax, Coldwater, and a 1971 graduate of Westmount High School, Hollandsburg.
   Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, Fort Recovery, the Rev. Paul Wohlwend officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Fort Recovery.
   Calling is 2-4 and 5-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Brockman & Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery.
   Contributions can be made to the David Neff Memorial Fund in care of the Fort Recovery Community Foundation.

Lloyd Siebert

Lloyd A. Siebert, 84, 4400 Frahm Pike, Celina, died at 11:20 a.m. May 22, 2004, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
   He was born Sept. 1, 1919, in Mercer County, to Grover C. and Lizzie Luth Siebert. On Jan. 17, 1948, he married Luella Hoenie who survives.
   Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   A brother, Norman, is deceased.
   He retired as service manager at Riley Chevrolet, Rockford, in 1984. A graduate of Rockford High School, he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Celina, and the Rockford American Legion Post.
   Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Douglas Meyer officiating. Burial will follow at Buck Cemetery.
   Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina, and after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
   Contributions can be made to the church.

Cletus Wellman

Cletus S. Wellman, 77, 8621 Ohio 49, Celina, died at 11:40 p.m. May 21, 2004, at his residence.
   He was born Sept. 28, 1926, in Jay County, Ind., to Phillip and Doretta Schroer Wellman. On March 28, 1951, he married Lou Ann Droesch who died June 10, 1993.
   Surviving are a son, Daniel (Lois) of Celina; two daughters, Norma Jean Pax, Bluffton, Ind., and Linda (Ron) Post, Celina; a brother, Lavern of Berne, Ind.; five sisters, Mildred Brunswick, Fort Recovery, Sally (Wilbert) Reier, St. Henry, Wilma (Jim) Pfeffenberger and Doris Grieshop, all of Celina, and Jenny (Dick) Alig, Coldwater; a sister-in-law, Julianna Wellman, St. Henry; eight grandchildren and a step-grandchild.
   Deceased are a son-in-law, Daniel Pax, and a brother, Norbert.
   He formerly owned and operated Wellman Electric in Fort Recovery. He was a member of St. Mary of the Presentation Catholic Church, Geneva, Ind., and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
   Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. (Ohio time) Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Raymond Seifert officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at the church cemetery.
   Calling is 3-8 p.m. today and 9-9:45 a.m. Tuesday at Brockman & Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery.
   Contributions can be made to State of the Heart Home Health & Hospice.

Karren Weyandt

Services for Karren Sue Weyandt were 10 a.m. May 22, 2004, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Celina, the Rev. Richard Riedel officiated. Organist was Cindy Van Santvoord and Mrs. Douglas Hoying sang.
   Pallbearers to Mercer Memory Gardens were Brad, Jaysen and Jim Weyandt, Airek Rodriguez, Rick and Rachel Winans, Arron Watercutter and Airiyelle, Alecksa and Ashlinn Howell. Steve Winans and Craig McEldowney were honorary pallbearers.
   Lehman Funeral Home, Celina, had charge of arrangements.


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