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Monday, June 28, 2004

Cyril Dues

Cyril A. Dues, 82, 380 S. Sycamore St., St. Henry, died at 7:30 p.m. June 27, 2004, at his residence.
   He was born Oct. 11, 1921, in St. Henry, to William J. Sr. and Anna Ahlers Dues. On June 18, 1946, he married Catherine L. Liette who survives.
   Also surviving are a son, Larry (Eileen) of St. Henry; two daughters, Bonnie (John) McFarland, Maria Stein, and Brenda of St. Henry; two brothers, Edgar of St. Henry and Mark (Shirley) of St. Marys; four sisters, Alice Cromwell, Gahanna, Florence (Wayne) Snider and Alma Osterfeld, all of Coldwater, and Alvera Meuret, Dayton; two sisters-in-law, Geneva Dues and Mary Kay Dues, both of St. Henry; nine grandchildren, one stepgrandchild, three great-grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
   Deceased are two brothers, William J. Jr. and Carl; a sister-in-law, Mary Dues; and three brothers-in-law, Tom Osterfeld, Hollis Cromwell and Don Meuret.
   He was a farmer, a former member of the Mercer County Community Hospital Board of Trustees from 1978 to 1990 and a former Granville Township trustee from 1960 to 1990. He was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church and the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Coldwater and Minster.
   Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. Larry Wyen officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
   Calling is 2-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9-10:15 a.m. Thursday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry.

Deloris Reynolds

Celina native Deloris Jane Reynolds, 70, 6151 S. Meeker Ave., Muncie, Ind., died June 25, 2004, at her residence following an extended illness.
   She was born Jan. 14, 1934, in Celina, to John and Mary Ellis. Her husband, Eugene Reynolds, died in 1995.
   Surviving are three sons, Kevin and Kyle (Rachel), all of Muncie, and Kent (Mary) of Anderson, Ind.; two brothers, the Rev. Robert (Marjorie) Ellis and Chuck (Betty) Ellis, all of Celina; two sisters, Hope (Carl) Fetters, Celina, and Linda (Lou) Ross, Ohio City.
   Deceased are a daughter-in-law, Tamara; two brothers, John and Bevan Ellis; and a grandson.
   She was a homemaker and a Celina High School graduate.
   Services are 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Meeks Mortuary Chapel, Muncie. Burial will follow at Gardens of Memory near Muncie.
   Calling is 7-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Herbert Schlater

Osgood native Herbert H. Schlater, 85, 128 Woodhaven Drive, Sidney, died of cancer at 4:15 p.m. June 25, 2004, at his home.
   He was born May 23, 1919, in Osgood, to Fred and Bernadine Albers Schlater.
   Surviving with his wife of 59 years, the former Antoinette Streacker of Maria Stein, are four sons, Kenneth (Brenda) of Sidney, William (Elizabeth) of Cincinnati, John (Debra) of Columbus and James (Karen) of Brookfield, Wis.; two daughters, Janice (Nicholas) Sharkey, Northville, Mich., and Sharon (John) Rittenhouse, Plymouth, Mich.; two brothers, Norb (Vera) of Versailles and Elmer (Carol) of Sidney; three sisters, Delores (Robert) Peltier, Russia, Velma (Jiggs) Thobe, Maria Stein, and Marlene (Joseph) Crusey, Sidney; two sisters-in-law, Norma Schlater, Fort Loramie, and Martha (Cy) Thobe, Chickasaw; 23 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
   Deceased are three brothers, Al, Vernon and Urban; a sister, Alma; and a sister-in-law, Lucille Schlater.
   Following military service with the Army Air Corps during World War II, he worked at Anderson Electric Company in Sidney from 1946 to 1953, when he founded Sidney Electric Company and served as president until his retirement in 1984. He also founded Fair Inc., a real estate development company, in 1976 and served as chairman of Bank One Sidney N.A. board of directors from 1975 to 1989.
   He was the first board of education president at Lehman Catholic High School, founder of the Lehman Foundation, chairman of the school's 1985 building committee. He started the Sidney Electric Girls Softball League, was a founding member of Shelby Oaks Golf Club, was a member of the Wilson Memorial Hospital Board of trustees and served on numerous local boards and charities.
   Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery.
   Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday in the Schlater Family Gymnasium at Lehman Catholic High School, Sidney, and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Cromes Funeral Home, also of Sidney.
   Contributions can be made to Wilson Hospice Care, the Holy Angels Endowment Fund, Lehman Catholic Foundation or a charity of the donor's choice.

Ida Weigel

Ida Anna Weigel, 91, 303 E. Walnut St., Coldwater, died at 7:15 p.m. June 25, 2004, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater.
   She was born Nov. 4, 1912, in Mercer County, to Herman and Anna Dahlinghaus Fortkamp. On Nov. 30, 1946, she married Otto C. Weigel who died July 24, 1992.
   Surviving are three sons, Jim (Linda) of Gainesville, Ga., Gary (Jana) and Joe (Jean), all of Coldwater; two sisters, Rose Bremke, Dayton, and Pauline Placachen, Cleveland; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
   Deceased are five brothers, Henry, Aloysius, Lawrence, Louis and Jerry Fortkamp, and three sisters, Hermina Stilphen, Mary Davis and Veronica Fortkamp.
   She formerly owned and operated Ida's Beauty Shop in Coldwater. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, St. Ann's Rosary Altar Sodality, St. Cecelia Knights of St. John Auxiliary, the American Legion Auxiliary, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary, all of Coldwater.
   Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Thomas Dorn officiating. Burial will follow at St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater.
   Calling is 2-8 p.m. today and 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
   Contributions can be made to State of the Heart Home Health & Hospice.`


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