Coldwater native Virginia "Ginny" Buehler, 51, of Plainfield, Ind., died July 15, 2004, at Indiana University Hospital in Indianapolis. Death was due to natural causes.
She was born July 16, 1952, in Coldwater, to Eugene and Lucille Wenning Ontrop. Her mother survives in Coldwater. In 1975, she married Ted Buehler who also survives.
Other survivors include three sons, Ben of Muncie, Ind., Jessie of Ann Arbor, Mich., and Andy of Plainfield; six brothers, Jim Ontrop, Coldwater, Doug Ontrop, Celina, Tim Ontrop, Jamestown, Pat Ontrop, St. Henry, Phil Ontrop, Fort Recovery, and Bruce Ontrop, Anna; and a sister, Sandy Meyer, Dublin.
A graduate of St. Joseph University in Rensselaer, Ind., she had worked as a teacher at Brentwood Elementary School in Plainfield for 18 years. She was a member of St. Susanna Catholic Church, Plainfield.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Kevin Morris officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Hill Cemetery, Plainfield.
Calling is 2-6 p.m. Sunday at Hall-Baker Funeral Home, Plainfield.
Contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.
Michael Cornett, 47, 220 Cherry St., St. Marys, died at 4:20 a.m. July 14, 2004, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys, following an extended illness.
He was born Sept. 15, 1956, in St. Marys, to Kenneth and Malvary Ratliff Cornett. They survive in Wapakoneta.
Other survivors include three sisters, Deborah (Tim) Wilcox, Charlotte, N.C., Theresa (Mark) Stienecker, St. Marys, and Tammy (Dan) Stinebaugh, Wapakoneta.
He was employed as a security guard at the Honda of America Engine Plant near Anna. A 1976 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School, he served in the U.S. Navy during the Iran hostage crisis in 1979 and later served with the U.S. Army National Guard Engineers Unit in St. Marys.
Services are 1 p.m. Monday at Miller-Long & Folk Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Keith Stuck officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens near St. Marys.
Calling is 5-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Rita M. Hasselman, 66, Grandview Drive, Fort Loramie, died at 2 a.m. July 15, 2004, at her residence.
She was born Oct. 1, 1937, in Fort Loramie, to Harry and Arnolda Hilgefort Wendeln. On Oct. 22, 1958, she married Edward Hasselman who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Douglas of Sidney; two daughters, Denise (Bill) Templeton, Alpharetta, Ga., and Jayne (Frank) Overman, New Bremen; four brothers, Don (Laura) Wendeln, Denair, Calif., Ted (Gail) Wendeln, John (Mary) Wendeln and Charles (Kay) Wendeln, all of Fort Loramie; a sister-in-law, Jean Wendeln, also of Fort Loramie; and five grandchildren.
She was a clerk for 20 years at post offices in Fort Loramie and New Bremen. A 1955 graduate of Fort Loramie High School, she was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church and American Legion Auxiliary Unit 355, both of Fort Loramie, and Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1391, Minster.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Steven Shoup officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at Gehret Funeral Home, Fort Loramie.
Contributions can be made to Wilson Hospice Care.
Donald H. Rasawehr, 63, 425 S. Mill St., Celina, died at 2 a.m. today, July 16, 2004, at his residence.
W.H. Dick & Sons Funeral Home, Celina, has charge of arrangements.