Ralph H. Bergman, 86, 522 Western Ave., St. Henry, died at 7:25 a.m. June 5, 2005, at the Gardens at St. Henry.
He was born July 14, 1918, in Coldwater, to Harry and Pauline Albers Bergman. On Dec. 30, 1939, he married Mary Remaklus who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Tony (Jackie) of Fort Recovery; four brothers, Jack (Jean) of St. Henry, Walter (Kathryn), Melvin (Peg) and Floyd (Joan), all of Fort Recovery; four sisters, Ruth Finch, Dayton, Betty Jean (Cy) Brockman, Margie Vogel and Elsie (Roscoe ) Timmerman, all of Fort Recovery; a sister-in-law, Mercedes Bergman, Fort Recovery; four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and four stepgreat-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, John; two brothers, Bob and Lavern; and a great-grandchild.
He was a poultry farmer, a retired employee of Teledyne Forge, Portland, Ind., a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, a 1936 graduate of St. Henry High School and a member of Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church and American Legion Post 345, both of Fort Recovery.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Kenneth Alt officiating. Burial will follow at St. Marys Cemetery, Fort Recovery, with the Legion conducting graveside rites.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at Brockman & Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery. A prayer service will be held there at 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Contributions can be made to State of the Heart Home Health & Hospice.
Kenneth R. Bornhorst, 71, 11 Independence Ave., Minster, died at 3:06 p.m. June 4, 2005, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
He was born April 16, 1934, in Minster, to Anthony and Loretta Sommer Bornhorst. On Jan. 18, 1958, he married Anita Borchers who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Kenneth (Robin) of Troy; five daughters, Kimberly (Roger) Prenger, Gilbert, Ariz., Kyle (Robert) Gusching, Kendra (Thomas) Borges, Karla (Mark) Phlipot and Krista (Brad) Eshleman, all of Minster; three brothers, Roger of Minster, Elton (Lynn) of Dayton, and Melvin (Kathy) of Portland, Conn.; two sisters, Thelma (Nick) Hogenkamp, Minster, and Janet (Alan) Boerger, Troy; and 15 grandchildren.
He retired from Wayne Trail Industries in Fort Loramie as a tool and die maker and was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, Civic Association, Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1391 and the American Legion post, all of Minster. He had served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Louis Schmit officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery with the American Legion conducting military rites.
Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster, has charge of arrangements. There is no visitation.
Contributions can be made to Minster Area Life Squad.
Tracy Lynne Ellis, 41, of Celina, died at 1:56 p.m. June 5, 2005, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. Death was due to cancer.
She was born June 4, 1964, in Celina, to Jack and Virginia Woods Fickert. They survive in Celina.
Also surviving are two sons, Joe Temple and Chase Nicholas Ellis, both of Celina; two daughters, Sarah Temple and Cassie Ellis, also of Celina; three brothers, Jim (Cheryl) Woods, Tampa, Fla., Steve (Christy) Koesters and Timothy Fickert, all of Celina; and a sister, Chris (Mike) Godwin, Celina.
She had worked in the wheel room at Huffy's in Celina for eight years and was a member of Celina First Presbyterian Church.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at W.H. Dick & Sons Funeral Home, Celina, Pastor Steve Moulton officiating. Burial will follow at Mercer Memory Gardens.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.