Former Celina resident Michael H. Costanzo, 47, of Bryan, died at 6 p.m. June 18, 2004, at Community Hospital and Wellness Center, Bryan. Death was due to natural causes.
He was born Dec. 10, 1956, in Canastota, N.Y., to James and Lucy Spara Costanzo. On Nov. 19, 1986, he married Jetta K. Monroe who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Eric M. and Cody S., both at home; three brothers, Scott (Randi) of Dublin, Jim (Lisa) of Templeton, Calif., and John of Ashley, Ind.; his mother-in-law, Jesselyn Monroe, Bryan; two brothers-in-law, Jerry Monroe, Columbus, and Jim (Linda) Monroe, Celina; and three sisters-in-law, Patsy (Jim) Rohler, Marion, Martha (Larry) Knapke and Terri (Bob) Shinn, all of Celina.
He had worked 14 years as a communications technician for Bryan Municipal Utilities. He attended Wesley United Methodist Church and was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, Celina.
Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Krill Funeral Home, Bryan, the Rev. Dwight Bowers officiating. Burial will follow at Fountain Grove Cemetery, Bryan.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to Bryan City Parks.
Esther M. Freeman, 88, of Celina, died today, June 21, 2004, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
Arrangements are pending at W.H. Dick & Sons Funeral Home, Celina.
Janice A. Painter, 73, 203 E. Milligan St., Fort Recovery, died at 4 p.m. June 18, 2004, at her residence.
She was born July 9, 1930, in Union City, Ind., to Roscoe and Agnes Constable Stone. On July 9, 1949, she married Roger Painter who survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Terry Hart, Lima, and Kim (Ed) Wellman, Botkins; two brothers, Thomas (Betty) Stone, Portland, Ind., and Larry (Irene) Stone, Fort Recovery; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was co-owner of the former RJ Jewelry in Fort Recovery. She was a 1948 graduate of Fort Recovery High School and a member of Word of Life Worship Center, Union City.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Brockman & Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery, the Rev. George Hughes officiating. Burial will be at Springhill Cemetery, Fort Recovery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. today and after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to State of the Heart Home Health & Hospice.
Eugene A. Post, 85, 2997 Fort Recovery-Minster Road, St. Henry, died at 1:45 a.m. June 20, 2004, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater.
He was born April 11, 1919, in St. Wendelin, to John B. and Cordula Guggenbiller Post. On Aug. 30, 1941, he married Esther Selhorst who died April 25, 1999.
Surviving are three daughters, Marlene (Carroll) Abels, Fort Recovery, Barbara (Luke) Broering and Dorothy (John) Guggenbiller, all of St. Henry; two brothers, Ben (Joan) and Alvin (Alice), all of St. Henry; two sisters, Alma (Orville) Ranly, Philothea, and Mary (Jim) Faller, New Weston; a sister-in-law, Esther Post, St. Henry; 15 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, John G.; a daughter, Marilyn; three brothers, Gregor, Zeno and Hugo; four sisters, Rita Nerderman, Agnes Fullenkamp, Zita Drees and Rosie Vondrell; and a great-grandson.
He was a retired farmer and a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, the Holy Name Society of the church and the Knights of St. John, Maria Stein.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Matt Jozefiak officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry.
Charles Weitz Jr.
Services for Charles Weitz Jr. were June 19, 2004, at Cisco Funeral Home, the Rev. Paul Brown officiated.
Pallbearers to Swamp College Cemetery were Justin, Tyler and Jimmy Weitz, Jeremy Fuson, Casie Weratz and Lori, Tim and Jeff Heiby.