Viola A. "Toots" Katterheinrich, 91, formerly of 101 N. Main St., New Knoxville, died at 1 a.m. June 8, 2004, at Lincolnway Home, Middle Point.
She was born Aug. 11, 1912, in New Knoxville, to Lewis and Mary Elizabeth Cook Mahn. On June 8, 1941, she married Verlin E. Katterheinrich who died Sept. 7, 1974.
Surviving are a son, the Rev. Kim (Sharon) of Hamilton; a daughter, Kendra (Thomas) Kalkreuth, Van Wert; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She taught for many years in the New Knoxville School District. She was a member of First United Church of Christ in New Knoxville, where she had taught Sunday School, confirmation and catechism classes, and the Retired Teachers Association in Mercer and Auglaize counties. She also sorted coupons at Auglaize School in New Bremen.
She attended Miami University and received her teaching degree from Ohio Northern University in 1966.
Services are 2 p.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. David Hunt officiating. Burial will follow at Pilger Ruhe Cemetery near New Knoxville.
Calling is 6-8 p.m. Wednesday and after 1 p.m. Thursday at the church prayer room.
Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen, has charge of arrangements.
Contributions can be made to the church memorial fund or Lincolnway Home.
Everett W. Lenhart, 79, of Ada, died at 11:40 a.m. June 8, 2004, at The Gardens of Celina.
He was born Nov. 5, 1924, in Ada, to William F. and Faye M. Gilbert Lenhart. On Aug. 29, 1946, he married Helen H. Huber who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Michael (Bonnie) of Celina; a daughter, Linda (Jay) Epley, Ada; a sister-in-law, Dean Lenhart, Louisville, Ky.; four grandchildren, three stepgrandchildren, two great-grandchildren and seven stepgreat-grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, William Jr., and a great-grandson.
He was a retired laborer for the village of Ada and formerly worked as a clerk at Mertz Hardware for 25 years and Earl's Plumbing and Heating, both of Ada. He was a member of First United Methodist Church and American Legion Post 185, both of Ada. A 1943 graduate of Ada High School, he served with the U.S. Marine Corps in the Pacific Theatre during World War II.
Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada, the Rev. Phillip W. Compton officiating. Burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery, Ada.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday and until the time of services Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to Ada Visiting Nurses & Hospice or State of the Heart Home Health & Hospice.
Eugene F. Lykins, 76, of Celina, died June 7, 2004, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
He was born Dec. 12, 1927, in West Liberty, Ky., to Roy and Vesta Howard Lykins.
Surviving with his wife, the former Mary Bailer, are a daughter, Cindy L. of West Virginia; two brothers, Paul of West Liberty and Elwood of Springfield; a brother-in-law, William (Elizabeth) Bailer, Dayton; a grandson and a great-granddaughter.
Deceased are a son, Frederick E.; an infant daughter, Debra; two brothers, Woodford and Harold; and two sisters, Maxine Miller and Hazel Newt.
He retired from NCR after 28 years and operated Lykins Floor Service, both of Dayton. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and America Legion posts, both of Fort Recovery.
Memorial services are 2 p.m. Thursday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater, the Rev. Tony Richmond officiating.
Calling is after 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to Celina Visiting Nurses and Hospice.
Robert F. Schulte, 77, 800 Echo St., Celina, died at 10:59 p.m. June 8, 2004, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
Services are 10 a.m. Friday at Lehman Funeral Home, the Rev. Jason P. Tyas officiating. Burial will be at Resthaven Memory Gardens, St. Marys.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
The full obituary will appear in Thursday's paper.
Frances A. Warner, 87, formerly of New Knoxville, died June 8, 2004, at Auglaize Acres, Wapakoneta.
She was born Nov. 16, 1916, near New Bremen, to Christ and Lenora May Jung. On Feb. 25, 1937, she married Benjamin Warner who died in 1982.
Surviving are a son, Don (Kadene) of Wapakoneta; a daughter, Ruth Berger, Bloomington, Minn; two brothers, Ralph (Caroline) Jung, Sidney, and Leon (Virginia) Jung, St. Marys; three sisters, Madella (Vernon) Heidt, New Knoxville, Gertrude (Ralph) Miller, Columbus Grove, and Annabelle Tontrup, Minster; three grandsons and seven great-grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, Lester, Nelson and Victor Jung, and a sister, LaRose Jung.
She retired from Superior Tube Company, Wapakoneta. She was a member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ, New Bremen, and Joint Township District Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, St. Marys, and a former member of the Wapakoneta Senior Citizens.
Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen, the Rev. Stephen Wills officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens, St. Marys.
Calling is 6-8 p.m. Thursday and after 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the Auglaize Acres Activity Fund.