Alvera M. Meyer Arling, 80, Greenback Road, Fort Loramie, died April 22, 2005, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
She was born May 1, 1924, in Egypt, to Fred J. and Christina C. Spoltman Broerman. On Oct. 11, 1945, she married Kenneth J. Meyer who died Feb. 7, 1962. On Sept. 1, 1965, she married Walter B. Arling who died June 2, 1978.
Surviving are two sons, Kenneth J. (Ginger) Meyer Jr., Piqua, and Wayne (Annette) Meyer, Minster; two daughters, Barbara (Edward) O'Meara, Dayton; and Lois Jean (William) Mescher, Coldwater; three brothers, Frank (Marlene) Broerman, Tipp City, Alfred (Pat) Broerman, New Bremen, and Carl (Rose) Broerman, Fort Loramie; a sister, Dorothy (Joseph) Wuebker, Minster; a sister-in-law, Thelma Broerman, Maria Stein; and 11 grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Lawrence and Leo Broerman, and two sisters, Hilda Broerman and Louise Shadley.
She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church and St. Ann's Sodality, both of Fort Loramie, a graduate of Walkup School, also of Fort Loramie, and a former participant in the American Cancer Society's Green Thumb program.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Revs. Steven Shoup and Larry Wyen officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. today and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Gehret Funeral Home, Fort Loramie.
Contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Association.
Odus K. Mabry, 47, 1107 Robin Road, St. Marys, died at 1:20 a.m. April 25, 2005, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. Death was due to natural causes.
He was born June 25, 1957, in Louisa, Ky., to Berkley and Lydia Newsome Mabry. On Aug. 4, 1979, he married Patricia A. Aliff who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Joseph, address unknown, and Jason of St. Marys; six brothers, Charles (Clista) Kitchen, Bob (Tammy) Mabry, Michael (Jamie) Mabry and James (Sheila) Tackett, all of St. Marys, Aaron (Sandy) Spillman, Cridersville, and Jeff (Gale) Mabry, Lima; a sister, Judy (Sherman) Henderson, St. Marys; and seven grandchildren.
He worked as a mold finisher at St. Marys Foundry Co.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Wayne Street United Methodist Church, St. Marys, the Rev. Ed Groff officiating.
Calling is 5-8 p.m. today at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, and after 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
Herbert H. Selhorst, 73, 4436 Coldwater Creek Road, Coldwater, died at 5:15 p.m. April 23, 2005, at his home.
He was born Nov. 1, 1931, in Coldwater, to Charles J. and Henrietta Bruggeman Selhorst. On April 24, 1954, he married Waveline Keller who survives.
Also surviving are four sons, James of Celina, Terry (Kathy) and Jeff (Janel), all of Coldwater, and Scott (Beth) of Dayton; three daughters, Diane (Jeff) Moots, Van Wert, Judy (Lavern) Koesters, Coldwater, and Mary Jane (Dan) Buening, Burkettsville; a sister, Leona Wendel, St. Henry; a sister-in-law, Mildred Selhorst, Coldwater; 20 grandchildren, two stepgrandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a stepgreat-grandchild.
Deceased are a brother, Jerome; a sister, Esther Post; and two brothers-in-law, Adolph Wendel and Eugene Post.
He was a farmer and a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, the Men's Holy Name Society, Knights of Columbus Council 1991, American Legion Post 470 and Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 3025, all of Coldwater. He also was a U.S. Army veteran.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Thomas Dorn officiating. Burial will follow at St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. today and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Contributions can be made to State of the Heart Home Health & Hospice.