Former Celina resident James Baker, 43, of Perry, Mich., died at 11:20 a.m. July 20, 2004, at Sparrow Hospital in Perry following an accident on the golf course.
He was born Jan. 7, 1961, in Celina, to Barnie and Joan Brown Baker, who both survive in Celina.
Other survivors include a son, Doug James, Holt, Mich.; two daughters, Amanda Faye Baker and Aarika Jaye Baker, both of Thousand Oaks, Calif.; a brother Mark (Kim), of Celina; and two sisters, Elizabeth Fogt and Tracy Fogt, both of Celina.
He owned and operated numerous pharmacies in Michigan and around Buffalo, N.Y. He was the salutatorian of his 1979 Celina High School class and was also second in his class at Ohio Northern University. He was a member of the Celina Moose Lodge.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Celina, the Rev. Tom Brenberger officiating. Burial will follow at St. Marys Catholic Cemetery in Celina.
Calling is 5-8 p.m. Friday and after 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Lehman Funeral Home in Celina.
Former Fort Recovery resident Harold L. Hiatt, 80, of Reynoldsburg, died at 8:50 a.m. July 20, 2004, at Mount Carmel East Hospital in Columbus.
He was born Sept. 8, 1923, in Fort Recovery, to Morton and Esther P. Manning Hiatt. On March 12, 1944, he married Lydia Grile, who survives.
Other survivors include a daughter, Martha (Richard) Harding, of Columbus and one grandchild.
Deceased are two sisters, Edna Pearson and Edith Prescott, and a brother, John.
He had worked at Union City Body Co., Union City, Ind., and was a farmer. He was a 1942 graduate of Fort Recovery High School and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a past worshipful master and member of Masonic Lodge 539 and the American Legion, both of Fort Recovery, and a member of the Scottish Rite of the Valley of Dayton and Antioch Shrine Temple, both of Dayton. He was a member of Fort Recovery United Methodist Church.
Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Brockman & Boeckman Funeral Home in Fort Recovery, the Revs. Robert Dugan and Christopher Hintz officiating. Burial will follow at Springhill Cemtery in Fort Recovery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Thursday and after 9:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. A Masonic service is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the church.
William F. Earley, 75, 246 S. Lincoln St., Minster, died at 2:25 p.m. July 20, 2004, at Lima Memorial Hospital.
He was born May 18, 1929, in Xenia. On June 7, 1951, he married Joan B. Feldman, who survives.
Other survivors include three sons, Gayle "Micky," of Columbus, Dr. Michael (Cathy), of Chicago, and Dr. Thomas (Karen), of Englewood; a daughter, Meagan (Michael) Halleron, Chicago; and three grandchildren.
He retired from Minster Machine Co. in 1991 after 38 years and had served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, Fraternal Order of Eagles and American Legion, all of MInster, and a former member of of the Moose Lodge in Sidney and the Piqua Elks Club.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Friday and 9-9:30 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Minster.