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Thursday, December 2, 2004

Lucille Belna

Lucille Belna, 86, 708 W. College St., Coldwater, died at 1:45 a.m.this morning, Dec. 2, 2004, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home in Coldwater.
   She was born Dec. 16, 1917, in St. Rose, to Mathias and Elizabeth Fortkamp Bomholt. On May 25, 1954, she married Peter Belna, who survives.
   Other survivors are a son, Victor (Rosemary), of Coldwater; a daughter, Mary (John) Wyatt, Celina; a sister, Odelia Smelser, Coldwater; and four grandchildren.
   Deceased are three brothers, Victor, Edmund and Jerome Bomholt; and three sisters, Rose Rosengarten, Lorena Rosenbeck and Olivia Eder.
   She was a homemaker. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Coldwater and a member of the church's St. Ann's Rosary Altar Sodality and the St. Cecelia Knights of St. John. She also was a church lay minister and had taught CCD. She was a charter member of the Coldwater Veterans of Foreign Wars auxiliary.
   Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church with burial at St. Elizabeth Cemetery in Coldwater.
   Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Coldwater.

Louise Davis

Louise B. Davis, 94, of St. Marys, formerly of Kettering, died at 11:14 p.m. Nov. 29, 2004, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
   She was born May 11, 1911, in Ilinois, to John and Blanche Price Seitz. Her husband, Connie Davis, is deceased.
   The lone survivor is friend and caregiver Darlene (Michael) Germann, St. Marys.
   Deceased are a daughter, Judy Koch, and eight brothers and sisters.
   Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens near New Carlisle.
   Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, has charge of arrangements.

Robert Stoner

Robert L. Stoner, 77, 05353 St. Marys-Kossuth Road, St. Marys, died at 7:40 p.m. Nov. 30, 2004 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
   He was born Jan. 31, 1927, in Auglaize County, to Orval and Gertrude Sheaks Stoner. On Dec. 17, 1949, he married Mary Alice Schamp Sandkuhl, who survives at home.
   Other survivors are two sons, Tim (Phyllis), of Lebanon, and Bruce (LuAnn), of St. Marys; a daughter, Cindra (Ron) Strasburg, Wapakoneta; a brother, Pearl (Mary Alice), of Celina; four sisters, Gladys (John) Schultz, St. Marys, Marie (Donald) Hegemier, Wapakoneta; Katherine (Bill) Harris, Frazier, Colo., and Nancy Sue (Jack) Griner, Paulding; a brother-in-law, Don Steveley, Madison, Ind.; and eight grandchildren.
   Deceased are a son, Jeffrey and two sisters, Jenelle Steveley and Mary Lou Stuck.
   He was a farmer and was retired from St. Marys Trucking Co., where he had worked as a mechanic. He was a U.S. Army veteran and served in Japan.
   Services are 10 a.m. Monday at St. Paul's United Church of Christ in St. Marys, the Rev. Patricia Minnick officiating. Burial will take place at a later date at Elm Grove Cemetery.
   Calling is 3-7 p.m. Sunday at Miller-Long & Folk Funeral Home in St. Marys.
   Contributions can be made to the church or donor's choice.

Eugene This

Eugene J. This, 81, 89 N. Hanover St., Minster, died at 8:55 a.m. Nov. 30, 2004, at the St. Marys Living Center.
   He was born Dec. 26, 1922, in Murphysboro, Ill., to Leslie and Louise Henrich This. On June 2, 1962, he married Janice Ludeke, who died July 3, 1993.
   Survivors are three sons, Craig (Karil), of Huber Heights, Jason (Lori) and Peter (Shelley), all of New Bremen; and six grandchildren.
   He was preceded in death by five brothers and sisters.
   He was retired from teaching at New Bremen Local Schools, where he taught music and coached several sports. He was a member of Faith Alliance Church in New Bremen. He also was a member of the Friends of the Library, Senior Citizens, Woodsman of the World Camp 149 and the alumni band, all of New Bremen. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in Italy and Africa.
   Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Dean Greenwood officiating. Burial is at Resthaven Memory Gardens in St. Marys.
   Calling is 4-8 p.m. Friday at Gilbert-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen and after 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.
   Contributions can be made to the New Bremen Education Foundation.


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