Rev. Clement Alt
The Rev. Clement Alt, C.PP.S., 79, the former pastor of St. Teresa Catholic Church, Rockford, died early today, Aug. 25, 2004, in the infirmary at St. Charles Center, Carthagena.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Rita M. Bergman, 84, 481 Bernard Ave., St. Henry, died at 11:47 p.m. Aug. 23, 2004, at her residence.
She was born Jan. 2, 1920, in St. Rose, to Anthony and Catherina Albers Selhorst. On Oct. 22, 1947, she married Linus Bergman who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Paul (Barbara) and Gary (Kathryn), all of Cincinnati; three daughters, Kathy (Sam) Jackson, Phoenix, Ariz., Ethel (David) Kaiser, St. Henry, and Joan Hesford, Cincinnati; a sister, Antoinette DeMange, Dayton; 13 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Deceased are three brothers, Joe, the Rev. Aloysius and Lawrence Selhorst, and three sisters, Mary Fortman, Clementine Dahlinghaus and Verona Poeppelman.
She was a homemaker and a member of the St. Henry Catholic Church and St. Ann's Altar Rosary Sodality.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. Larry Wyen officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Thursday and 9-10:15 a.m. Friday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry.
Contributions can be made to State of the Heart Home Health & Hospice.
Dorothy E. Bertke, 81, 214 Zillah St., Celina, died at 11:40 a.m. Aug. 24, 2004, at her residence.
She was born Feb. 23, 1923, in St. Rose, to Henry and Rose Bohman Dahlinghaus. On Oct. 4, 1949, she married Cyril Bertke who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Don of Dayton; two daughters, Sharon (Mike) Lhamon, St. Marys, and Denise (Phil) Keegan, Monroe; a brother, Harold Dahlinghaus, Minster; a sister, Rosella Sdao, Ottawa; and four grandchildren.
Deceased are four brothers, Ivo, Cyril, Paul and Jerry Dahlinghaus, and four sisters, Rita McRae, Esther Brun, Marie Studer and Palma Dahlinghaus.
She was a homemaker and a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, the Altar-Rosary Society and the Daughters of Isabella, all of Celina.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. Richard Riedel officiating. Burial will follow at St. Marys Catholic Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Lehman Funeral Home, Celina.
Contributions can be made to the church endowment fund.
William J. Clark Sr., 90, formerly of Cincinnati, died at 12:10 a.m. Aug. 24, 2004, at the St. Marys Living Center.
He was born Aug. 23, 1914, in Covington, Ky., to John and Flora Shleuter Clark. On June 1, 1935, he married Ethel A. Nagel who survives.
Also surviving are a son, William J. Jr. of Cincinnati; a daughter, Marilyn Burke, St. Marys; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
A daughter, Ellen Bauersfeld, is deceased.
He had worked in the Cincinnati area as a milkman, baker and later as a groundskeeper at Mount St. Joseph College. He was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, Cincinnati.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. James O. Byrne officiating. Graveside services are 11 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Victory Cemetery, Cincinnati.
Calling is after 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Former St. Marys resident Freddie L. Fannon, 62, 6 E. Meadow Lane, Batavia, died at 4:55 a.m. Aug. 24, 2004, at Hospice of Cincinnati. Death was due to natural causes.
He was born Nov. 18, 1941, in St. Marys, to Frederick and Mary Rush Fannon.
Surviving are three brothers, Mike (Rita) Fannon, Mick Gross and Tim (Nancy) Gross, all of St. Marys; seven sisters, Barbara (Norman) Chilcoat, Mendon, Karen Auer, Mary Schwartz, Sherry (Bob) Weaver, Candace (Dan) Fisher, Brenda (Jerry) Bergman and Susan (Gary) Wicker, all of St. Marys; and his fiancee, Marilyn Warner, Batavia.
He had been a truck driver.
Private services and burial are planned.
Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, has charge of arrangements.
Roy May, 89, formerly of 625 E. Spring St., St. Marys, and a resident of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, died at 9:15 a.m. Aug. 24, 2004, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
He was born Jan. 1, 1915, in New Knoxville, to John and Bertha Wierwille May. On Sept. 20, 1947, he married Rosalinda Berning who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Jerry of Rock Spring, Texas; a brother, James (Martha) of St. Marys; and a brother-in-law, Robert Schwabero, also of St. Marys.
Deceased are four brothers, Wilson, Victor, Robert and Elmer, and a sister, Mildred Schwabero.
He retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., St. Marys, after 38 years, served in the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Depression and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 767, Loyal Order of Moose and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9289, all of St. Marys. He won numerous state and national tournaments as a left-handed golfer and was instrumental in starting junior golf leagues in Minster and St. Marys.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Miller-Long & Folk Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Patricia Minnick officiating. Burial will follow at Pilger Ruhe Cemetery, New Knoxville.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the church.
Former Celina resident Raymond Slone, 72, St. Mary's Lane, Waverly, died Aug. 22, 2004, at his residence.
He was born Oct. 28, 1931, in Raven, Ky., to Kit and Lillie Blankenship Slone.
Surviving are a son, Dwayne (Brenda) Youmans, Minnie, Ky.; a brother, Krit Hobbs, New Mexico; two sisters, Gracie Whitt, Worthington, Ky., and Helen Hauser, Cleveland; and a half sister, Billie Jeffrey, Milford.
Deceased are his adopted parents, Sherman and Virgie Nichols Slone, and a brother, Marcus Slone.
He retired in 1974 from AVCO New Idea, Coldwater, and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Pike County Recovery Council board of directors, a 22-year member of the Waverly Chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post and American Legion Merritt Post 142, both of Waverly. He attended Waverly Baptist Temple.
Services are 7:30 p.m. today at Botkin Funeral Home, Waverly, the Rev. Jeff Blakeman officiating. Graveside services are 11 a.m. Thursday at Turner Cemetery in Martin, Ky.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to Transitional Housing in Waverly.
Hilda Knapke, 95, formerly of Cranberry Prairie, died at 7:55 p.m. Aug. 24, 2004 at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home in Coldwater.
Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry, has charge of arrangements.