Velva E. Goubeau, 90, 323 E. Market St., Mendon, died at 6:10 a.m. Sept. 20, 2004, at her home.
She was born July 6, 1914, in Mercer County, to Henry William and Rachel Ethel Runkel Deitsch. On March 31,1934, she married Jesse C. Goubeau who died May 31, 1993.
Surviving are a son, William H. (Patricia) of St. Marys; a daughter, Loveda Gentner, Xenia; four brothers, Gene (Clair) Deitsch, West Bend, Wis., Ralph (Willa) Deitsch, Versailles, Carl (Delores) Deitsch, Celina, and John (Rosemary) of Rockford; a sister-in-law, Nora Deitsch, Celina; nine grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 13 stepgreat-grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, Andrew, Gerald and Lloyd Deitsch; and six sisters, Ida Ruth Young, Mary Colson, Mabel Denney, Iva Mong, Dorothy Larie and Mildred Mentzer.
She retired from Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in St. Marys after 23 years of service. She was a member of Ross Church of the Brethren in Union Township.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at W.H. Dick & Sons Funeral Home, Mendon, the Rev. Glenn Masser officiatiang. Burial will follow at Spencerville Cemetery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to Celina Area Visiting Nurses & Hospice.
Douglas H. Grieshop, 33, 6950 Fleetfoot Road, Celina, died Sept. 20, 2004, at Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center in Findlay. He reportedly became ill while working in Findlay.
Arrangements are pending at Lehman Funeral Home, Celina.
Gladys (Heitkamp) Heckman, 54, Stallo Road, Minster, died Sept. 20, 2004, at the Cleveland Clinic.
Arrangements are pending at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Sylvia Rhodes, 92, of Celina, died this morning, Sept. 21, 2004, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
Arrangements are pending at W.H. Dick & Sons Funeral Home, Celina.
Jack Arthur Spitler, 58, 5880 Younger Road, Celina, died Sept. 20, 2004, at his residence. Death was due to natural causes.
He was born April 30, 1946, in Dayton, to Jack H. and Mary A. Schreck Spitler.
Surviving are a son, Anthony W. of Celina, and a brother, Dennis (Sharon) of St. Marys.
No services are planned. Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater, has charge of arrangements.
Contributions can be made to State of the Heart Home Health & Hospice or the American Cancer Society.