Gary R. Duncan, 62, 1520 Mary Lane, Celina, died at 5:43 p.m. April 11, 2005, at Mercy Mount Airy Hospital, Cincinnati. Death was due to an apparent heart attack.
He was born Dec. 20, 1942, in Montezuma, to Roger Duncan and Lucille Enicks Duncan Utz. On Nov. 30, 1968, he married Shirley Uhlenhake who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Kerry (Julie) and Kurt (Michelle), all of Celina; a daughter, Tammy (Brian) Menchhofer, Fort Wayne, Ind.; a sister, Patty (Mike) Stucky, Coldwater; a half sister, Carol his stepmother, Dorothy Duncan, Montezuma; a stepbrother, Phil Crumpler, Montezuma; three stepsisters, Arlene Crumpler and Sheila Goldsberry, both of Montezuma, and Cheryl (Ron) Kline, St. Marys; and seven grandchildren.
Deceased are his stepfather, Kenneth Utz, and two stepbrothers-in-law, Jerry Crumpler and Joel Goldsberry.
He had owned and operated Duncan's Concessions for 45 years. A 1961 graduate of Celina High School, he was a member of American Legion Post 210, Loyal Order of Moose 1473 and Masonic Lodge 241 Free & Accepted Masons, all of Celina; Scottish Rite Council, Valley of Dayton Council and Antioch Shrine, both of Dayton; the Auglaize-Mercer County Shrine Club, Great Ohio Showmen's Association, Ohio Fair Managers Association, Outdoor Amusement Business Association and the National Independent Concessionaires Association.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Pastor Barbara Armentrout officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Lehman Funeral Home and after 9:30 a.m. Friday at the church.
Contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Jack Frederick, 87, 113 S. County Road, Celina, died at 12:45 p.m. April 12, 2005, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
He was born Feb. 20, 1918, in Celina, to Leonard and Nora Lickel Frederick.
Surviving are two cousins, Marjorie (John) Steva, Waverly, and Dorothy Heidt, St. Marys.
He had worked at the former Hall's TV and Appliance in St. Marys as well as Ohio Steel in Lima. A well-known drummer, he had played in the Jackie Frederick Orchestra, the Dale and Jo Stevely Band, Tommy Howard Band and the Walkie Davis Band.
He was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 767, St. Marys, and the American Federation of Musicians.
Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Bill Maki officiating. Burial will follow at Teagarden Cemetery, Ansonia.
Calling is after 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the Mercer County Council on Aging.
Arthur W. Gerlach, 77, 231 Kenneth Drive, St. Henry, died at 4:50 p.m. April 12, 2005, at Dayton Heart Hospital.
Arrangements are pending at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry.