Terrence L. "Terry" Holdheide, 34, 1729 Harting Road, Maria Stein, died at 8 a.m. July 18, 2205, at his home. Death was due to cancer.
He was born March 10, 1971, in Coldwater, to Leonard and Marilyn Schmiesing Holdheide, who survive in Maria Stein.
Also surviving are three brothers, Doug of Maria Stein, Chris (Lori) of St. Henry, and Craig (Karen) of Minster; two sisters, Marlene (John) Staugler, Carthagena, and Cindy (Jon) Wilkins, Celina; a grandmother, Rita Schmiesing, Egypt; and three nieces.
Deceased are a brother, Jeffrey; and grandparents, Ray and Josephine Holdheide and Urban Schmiesing.
He was a farmer and a member of St. Rose Catholic Church and the Men's Sodality, both of St. Rose, and the Celina Flying Sportsmen.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. Kenneth Schroeder officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9-10 a.m. Thursday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Contributions can be made to the Cancer Association of Mercer County or State of the Heart Home Health & Hospice.
Coldwater native Ronald R. Kaiser, 49, 233 Victoria St., Greenville, died at 7:30 a.m. July 18, 2005, at his home. Death was due to natural causes.
He was born July 16, 1956, in Coldwater, to John and Norma Keiser Kaiser who survive in North Star. On Dec. 5, 2003, he married Lori Doseck who survives.
Also surviving are three sons, John (Kristi) of Bradford, Jared and Dustin, both of North Star; two daughters, Jamie (James) McClurg, North Star, and Stephanie (Jeff) Tuente, Osgood; a stepson, Tyler Greer, and a stepdaughter, Jennifer Greer, both of Greenville; and five grandchildren.
Other survivors include four brothers, Kenneth (Cindy) of Englewood, Thomas (Shelley) and Larry (Angie), all of Versailles, and Donald (Krissy) of Yorkshire; a sister, Catherine (Tim) Graves, Versailles; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Jim and Nancy Flory Doseck, Greenville.
He had been employed at Crown Equipment Corp., New Bremen, and was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church, North Star.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. David Zink officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry, and 9-10:15 a.m. Thursday at the church.
Mary Louise Poppe, 84, of Celina, died July 18, 2005, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater.
She was born May 22, 1921, in Highland Park, Mich., to Jesse and Etha Deitsch Bechdolt. On Nov. 29, 1947, she married Virgil F. Poppe who is deceased.
Surviving are a son, Steven (Virginia) of Toledo; a daughter, Susan (Tom) Kirk, Celina; a brother, Roger (Evelyn) Bechdolt, Celina; and three grandchildren.
She had worked for her parents who owned Western Auto, and at JC Penney Co., Plaza Fashion Fabrics and Martin's Greenhouse, all of Celina. She retired as a cafeteria aide from Celina West Elementary School in 1985.
She was a 4-H leader and a member of St. Johns Lutheran Church, Faith Women's Circle, Loyal Order of Moose, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Mercer County Landmark and Mercer County Senior Citizens.
Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at the church. Burial will follow at Swamp College Cemetery.
Calling is 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina.
Gladys M. Shauver, 79, 6788 Debra Ave., Celina, died at 10:14 a.m. July 18, 2005, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
She was born March 7, 1926, in Mercer County, to Clem and Laura Donovan Harner. On July 23, 1940, she married George M. Kuhn who died May 27, 1976. On July 14, 1979, she married James C. Shauver who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Terry L. (Vickie) Kuhn, Spencerville, and Ronald E. Kuhn, Celina; a daughter, Deborah K. (Tim) Rutschilling, Celina; a stepson, Don (Anita) Shauver, Salamonia, Ind.; a stepdaughter, Sandra Johnson, Portland, Ind.; three brothers-in-law, Clarence (Alta Jean) Kuhn, Joe (Dolores) Kuhn and Ray (Betty) Kuhn, all of Celina; three sisters-in-law, Norma (Carl) Buck and Betty Thomas, all of Celina, and Naomi Bender, New Orleans, La.; eight grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, Orval Harner; and two sisters-in-law, Helen Harner and Mary Hults.
She had worked in the surgical unit at the former Gibbons Hospital in Celina and retired from the central supply unit at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. She was a member of Mount Tabor Church of God and the Veterans of Foreign War Auxiliary, both of Celina, and attended Grace Missionary Church, Celina.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at W.H. Dick & Sons Funeral Home, Celina, the Revs. Steve Howell and Mike Spencer officiating. Burial will follow at Swamp College Cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the Cancer Association of Mercer County.
Hollie R. Strickler, 32, 933 Walnut St., Decatur, Ind., was found dead at her home at 7:30 a.m. July 17, 2005. Her death has been ruled a suicide due to a gunshot wound, according to the Decatur Police Department.
She was born Dec. 14, 1972, in Van Wert County, to Barry and Vicki Strickler. Her father and stepmother, Kim Strickler, survive in Middle Point while her mother and stepfather, Rick Rutherford, survive in Decatur.
Also surviving are a sister, Tammy (Brien) Corzine, Middle Point; three stepbrothers, Errick, Derrick and Zackery Rutherford, all of Kokomo, Ind.; a stepsister, Tracy (Joseph) Martino, also of Kokomo; and the grandparents, Florence Anderson, Decatur, Richard and Pauline Strickler, Celina, and Glenn and Joann Neer, Middle Point.
A brother, Eric D., is deceased.
She was employed as final inspector at Fleetwood and also worked at Famous Hair & Ideal Reality, all of Decatur. She was a member of Middle Point United Methodist Church.
Services are 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Haggard & Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur, the Rev. Cindy Lumm officiating. Burial will follow at Decatur Cemetery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the church or a charity of the donor's choice.