Randall J. "Randy" Dorsten, 47, 1120 Shimp Drive, Celina, died early today, Oct. 21, 2004, at his residence. Death was due to natural causes.
Arrangements are pending at Lehman Funeral Home, Celina.
Elliana Grace Miller
Elliana Grace Miller, 18-month-old daughter of Travis and Holly Ransbottom Miller of Goshen, Ind., died at 1:18 p.m. Oct. 20, 2004, at James Whitcom Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis. Death was due to cancer.
She was born April 10, 2003, in Indianapolis.
Surviving with the parents are grandparents Gary and Deb Miller, Van Wert, and Bob and Mary Kay Ransbottom, Rockford; and great-grandmothers, Helen Mace, Van Wert, and Lydia Burke, Berne, Ind.
Services are 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Calvary Evangelical Church, Van Wert, the Revs. Russ Hunsberger and W. Clark Williman officiating. Burial will follow at Riverside Hospital, Rockford.
Calling is 3-9 p.m. Friday at Brenneman Memorial Missionary Church in Goshen, 2-8 p.m. Saturday at Cowan & Son Funeral Home, Van Wert, and after 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the church.
Contributions can be made to the hospital.
Joan L. Moran, 77, 1510 Oakview Drive, St. Marys, died at 4:20 a.m. today, Oct. 21, 2004, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community.
Arrangements are pending at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Sister Mary Ruth Will
St. Peter native Sister Mary Ruth Will, C.PP.S., 85, of Dayton, died Oct. 20, 2004, at the Maria Joseph Living Care Center in Dayton.
She was born March 16, 1919, in St. Peter, to Lawrence and Teresa Jacobs Will and named Ruth Odelia.
Surviving are a brother, Viro of Fort Recovery; and six sisters, Dorothy Sliemers, Lima, Rita Boeckman, Coldwater, Rosella Broering, Maria Stein, Jane Ballweg, Chickasaw, Sisters Laura and Pat, C.PP.S., both of Dayton.
A brother, Luke, and a sister, Anna Marie Diller, are deceased.
On Sept. 3, 1934, she entered the Sisters of the Precious Blood and spent 47 years as a primary teacher in northwestern Ohio. In addition to assignments in Troy, Glandorf, Ottawa, New Riegel and Versailles, she spent 27 years in Minster, where she served as coordinator of primary grades at St. Augustine School. Following retirement in 1986, she engaged in pastoral ministry for the elderly and ailing until moving to the Salem Heights motherhouse in Dayton in 1994.
Memorial Mass is 2 p.m. Monday at Salem Heights. Burial will follow at the cemetery there.