Coldwater native Harold A. Buschur, 76, 12993 state Route 29, Anna, died at 11:20 p.m. July 15, 2005, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
He was born June 11, 1929, in Coldwater, to Alyious and Emma Winhoven Buschur. On July 10, 1948, he married Mary Eileen Fischer who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Larry of Kettering and Ronald (Lisa) of San Juan Capistrano, Calif.; two daughters, Diane Cowan, Jackson Center, and Deborah (Dennis) Raberding, Sidney; three brothers, Louis (Evelyn), Norman (Ann) and Donald (Shirley), all of Dayton; a sister, Lillian Hedrich, Fort Loramie; nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Four brothers, Joseph, George, John and Robert, are deceased.
He retired in 1988 from Minster Machine Co. after 38 years. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, McCartyville, Jolly 13 Camping Club, Minster Machine 25 Year Club and United Steel Workers Local 1310, Minster.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Pat Welsh officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. today and 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen.
Contributions can be made to the Anna Rescue Squad of the church building fund.
Edna B. Cummings, 82, of Rockford, died at 4:05 a.m. July 16, 2005, at the Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford.
She was born Feb. 26, 1923, in Celina, to John Edward and Elizabeth Link Borgerding.
Surviving are a brother, Oscar (Edna) Borgerding, St. Henry; a sister, Clara (Leland) McBride, Celina; and a brother-in-law, Elmer Dorsten, Coldwater.
Deceased are a brother, George Borgerding, and two sisters, Laura Dorsten and Marita Hess.
She retired from General Motors in Dayton.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Celina, the Rev. Richard Riedel officiating. Burial will follow at St. Bernard Cemetery, Burkettsville.
Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater, has charge of arrangements. There is no visitation.
Max W. Gerstner, 79, 704 Edward St., St. Marys, died at 12:10 p.m. July 16, 2005, at Valley Nursing Home, St. Marys.
He was born Aug. 18, 1925, in St. Marys, to Gilbert and Estella Brodbeck Gerstner. On June 23, 1951, he married Jacqueline Hencken who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Bruce (Maura) of Fleetwood, Pa., and George of Columbus; five daughters, Ruth of Columbus, Mary of Manhattan Beach, Calif., Jean (Mike) Renbarger, Chamberlain, S.D., Catherine of Huntersville, N.C., and Janet Keenan, Cleves; five brothers, Gilbert of Springboro, John of Menefee, Calif., James of Huber Heights, Thomas of Tipp City, and Robert of St. Marys; a sister, Mary of Huber Heights; and three grandchildren.
He retired as an engineer at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., St. Marys, after 37 years and was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9289, both of St. Marys.
He was a 1943 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School and a 1950 graduate of Ohio State University. He served with the U.S. Navy Seabees during World War II.
Funeral Mass is 11 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. Anthony Cutcher officiating. Burial will follow at Gethsemanie Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Miller-Long & Folk Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Contributions can be made to St Joseph's Indian School or the church.