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Wednesday, October 13, 2004

Grace Bair

Graveside services for Grace Bair, 90, of Celina, will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Neptune Cemetery, the Rev. Richard R. Riedel officiating.
   She died Aug. 30, 2004, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
   W.H. Dick & Sons Funeral Home, Celina, has charge of arrangements.

Evelyn Dickman

Evelyn J. Dickman, 71, formerly of Henschen Road, New Knoxville, died Oct. 11, 2004, at a son's home in Knoxville, Tenn.
   She was born Aug. 6, 1933, in Kettlersville, to Herman and Lydia Houston Zwiebel.
   Surviving with her husband, Donald Dickman, are two sons, Kirk (Christine) of New Knoxville and Dana (Angelica) of Knoxville; a daughter, Deb (David) Keith, Lima; a brother, Paul Zwiebel, Wapakoneta; two sisters, Ruth Niemeyer and Lois Haberkamp, both of New Knoxville; five grandchildren, three stepgrandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
   She worked 17 years in the dietary department at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys, and previously worked in the New Knoxville School cafeteria. She taught English language skills to Japanese families through the Adult Basic Literacy Education program in St. Marys and was a member of Faith Alliance Church in New Bremen, where she played piano for worship services and a sang with a trio.
   Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Miller-Long & Folk Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Dean Greenwood officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens.
   Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Claude Harvey Jr.

Claude "Pete" Harvey Jr., 78, 1212 state Route 219, Coldwater, died at 4:41 p.m. Oct. 11, 2004, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind.
   She was born June 3, 1926, in Adams County, Ind., to Claud and Essie Koos Harvey. On July 4, 1948, he married Mary E. Burkhart who died Nov. 18, 1996.
   Surviving are a son-in-law, Harry Groves, Sidney; two brothers, Dale (Delores) and Don (Arlene), all of Bluffton, Ind.; two sisters, Francille (Edward) Zimmerman, Berne, Ind., and Kathleen (Thomas) Frantz, Bluffton; and two grandsons.
   Deceased are a daughter, Judith Harvey Groves; a sister and a granddaughter.
   A self-employed livestock buyer, he owned Harvey Livestock, Coldwater, and Green Hedge Stable, Berne.
   He was a member of Coldwater United Methodist Church, the U.S. Trotting Association, Mercer County Harness Horsemen's Association, Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie, Coldwater, and the Loyal Order of Moose, Celina.
   Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at W.H. Dick & Sons Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. David Gordon officiating. Burial will follow at Decatur Cemetery.
   Calling is 4-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

David Henline

Former St. Marys resident David Henline, 50, of DeRidder, La., died Oct. 10, 2004, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Louisiana.
   He was born Sept. 15, 1954, in Fort Worth, Texas, to James and Marilyn Gillis Henline. His father survives in Lakeview and his mother survives in St. Marys.
   Surviving are five brothers, Rick, Dale (Charlotte), Danny, Thomas (Teri) and Don (Sue), all of St. Marys; and three sisters, Linda (L.J.) Flowers, Cleveland, Deb (Jack) Smith, St. Marys, and Wava (Leroy) Newland, Celina.
   A brother, James, is deceased.
   He a subcontractor for Citgo Refinery in Louisiana and a graduate of Fort Loramie High School.
   Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Dean Greenwood officiating. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys.
   Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Mary Teeple

Mary D. Teeple, 86, 751 Deford St., Lot 64, Celina, died at 3:27 a.m. Oct. 12, 2004, at Lima Memorial Hospital.
   She was born Aug. 24, 1918, in Dayton, to Donald and Eva Haley Lambert. On Jan. 21, 1978, she married Keith L. Teeple who died July 21, 1986.
   Surviving are a daughter, Sharon (Jerry) Wilson, Plant City, Fla.; a brother, Kenneth Oyer, Coldwater; and three sisters, Jean Pickering, Lima, Donna Honious, Miamisburg, and Saralee Koouler, Dayton.
   Three brothers and a sister are deceased.
   She had worked nine years as a cook at the former Hometown Nursing Home in Celina. She was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary.
   Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at W.H. Dick & Sons Funeral Home, Celina. Burial will be at Mercer Memory Gardens.
   Calling is 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
   Contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society or the Alzheimer's Association.

Eugene Tumbusch

Eugene L. "Barney" Tumbusch, 65, 1 Adams Place, New Bremen, died at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 11, 2004, at his residence. Death was due to natural causes.
   He was born Nov. 16, 1938, in Cassella, to William and Rose Schemmel Tumbusch. On Oct. 1, 1960, he married Olive B. Allen who survives.
   Also surviving are a son, David (Pamela) of Fort Mills, S.C.; a daughter, Christine of Tampa, Fla.; a brother, Wilfred (Betty) of North Star; three sisters, Katie (Victor) Hess, Coldwater, Bertha Heitbrink, Maria Stein, and Betty (Ron) Hilgefort, Montezuma; and two grandchildren.
   Two brothers and a sister are deceased.
   He retired in 2001 from Crown Inc., New Bremen, after 25 years of service and previously worked at Baumer Construction, Minster. He was a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, New Bremen, and the Catholic Knights of America, Cassella.
   Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. Thomas Mannebach officiating. Burial will follow at German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.
   Calling is 2-8 p.m. Thursday and 9-10 a.m. Friday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
   Contributions can be made to the church.


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