Walter Tangeman, 86, 33 E. South St., New Bremen, died at 11:10 a.m. April 1, 2005, at his home.
He was born July 2, 1918, near New Bremen to Benjamin and Louise Borgeding Tangeman. On Jan. 27, 1938, he married Luella Dicke, who survives in New Bremen.
Other survivors are a daughter, Beverly (Donald) Applegate, New Bremen; a son, Larry (Ruth) of New Bremen; a son-in-law, Dennis (Gen) Dicke, New Bremen; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a daughter, Lois Dicke, and his brothers, Carl and Omer.
A farmer all his life, he was a member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ in New Bremen and the Home Benefit Association of New Bremen. He retired from the former Stamco plant in New Bremen in 1982 and then went to work for Auglaize Industries of New Bremen. He was also a member of the Auglaize County Fair Board.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. April 4 at the church, the Rev. Stephen Wills officiating. Burial will follow at the German Protestant Cemetery in New Bremen.
Calling will be 2-7 p.m. Sunday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen and 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Monday at the church.
Contributions can be made to the New Bremen Emergency Squad or the church memorial fund.
Robert Gibson, 71, 736 Tacoma Trail, Piqua, died in the afternoon of March 31, 2005, at his home.
He was born July 28, 1933, in Fonde, Ky., to John and Beatrice Mason Gibson.
Survivors include two brothers, Ronald (Diana) of Celina, and Charles of Montezuma; and five sisters, Brenda (James) Ross, Celina, Patsy (Ben) Rodriquez, Montezuma, Rose (Ronald) Thiebeau, Versailles, Mary (Tom) Routzton, Wheatland, Mich., and Linda (Donald) Gudaknust, Lima.
Deceased are two brothers, Donald and Clifford, and a sister, Thelma.
He was a U.S. Marine, having served in the Korean Conflict, and later a machine operator at Hartzel Propellor.
Services are 11 a.m. Monday at Lehman Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Tony Richmond officiating. Burial will follow at Swamp College Cemetery.
Calling is 9-11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Contributations can be made to the American Heart Association.
Robert J. Schulze, 42, of Fairborn, died at 4:10 a.m. March 31, 2005, at Hospice of Dayton. Death was due to cancer.
He was born Oct. 21, 1962. His father, Wilbert Schulze, is deceased, and his mother, Helen Schoen Baker, survives in Celina.
Other survivors are his wife, Laura of Fairborn; a daughter, Clara of Fairborn; two step-sons, Stephen and Patrick Lamba, Beavercreek; five sisters, Patricia Sutton, Dayton, Carol (Daniel) Niekamp, New Weston, Theresa (Steve) Grilliot, Versailles, Diane (Bryan) Martin, Yorktown, Va., and Kathleen (Ed) Hofmeister, Reynoldsburg.
He was employed with Lexis Nexis, was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, a graduate of Wright State University and St. Henry High School. He was also a Tae Kwon Do instructor.
Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Dayton. Burial will follow at Dayton National Cemetery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Monday at Newcomer Funeral Home, Dayton.
Contributions can be made to Joan's Fund for Head and Neck Oncology Research.