Rev. Joseph Anthamatten
The Rev. Joseph Anthamatten, C.PP.S., 89, St. Charles Center, 2860 U.S. 127, Carthagena, died July 23, 2005, at the infirmary there.
He was born June 6, 1916, in Conway, Ark., to Adolph Maurice and Adeline Benetz Anthamatten.
There are no survivors.
Deceased are four brothers, Adolph, Antone, James and Paul, and three sisters, Mary Valentine, Louise and Lucille.
He entered the Society of the Precious Blood at Burkettsville in September 1931 and was ordained to the priesthood May 9, 1943. He served as a chaplain throughout the Midwest and as pastor at numerous parishes including the St. Henry Catholic Church in St. Henry, St. Remy Catholic Church in Russia and St. Teresa Catholic Church in Rockford. He retired to Precious Blood Center in Liberty, Mo., for 20 years before moving to St. Charles Center in 1993.
Funeral Mass is 2 p.m. Friday at St. Charles Center, the Rev. James Urbanic officiating. Burial will follow in the community cemetery.
Calling is 1-5 and 7-9 p.m. today at St. Charles.
Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry, has charge of arrangements.
Former Celina resident Norma Jones Dean, 84, 24552 Paseo de Valencia, Mission Viejo, Calif., died at 6:50 a.m. July 9, 2005, at B.B. Country Manor, Mission Viejo.
She was born Sept. 7, 1920, in Terre Haute, Ind., to Harry and Ethel McNaulty Jones. On May 2, 1942, she married Warren W. Dean who died July 27, 1993.
Surviving are a daughter, Roseanne (Mike) Varner, Birmingham, Ala.; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A son, Don, is deceased.
She taught chemistry for 25 years at Celina High School and was a full-time volunteer with the Appalachia Service Project through the United Methodist Church in Jonesboro, Tenn. She was a graduate of Peabody College in Nashville, Tenn., and a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Celina, and Shepherd of the Hills United Methodist Church, Mission Viejo.
Memorial service is 11 a.m. Friday at the Celina church, the Rev. Robert Metheny officiating. Burial will follow at Mercer Memory Gardens near Celina.
Calling is after 10 a.m. Friday at the church.
Contributions can be made to the Appalachia Service Project.
Lehman Funeral Home, Celina, has charge of arrangements.
Audrey Fleming, 80, 122 Sturgeon St., St. Marys, died at 7:40 a.m. July 27, 2005, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
She was born Feb. 11, 1925, in Mousie, Ky., to Louis and Dovey Nickles Huff. Her first husband, Lee Smith, died May 11, 1962, and her second husband, Granville Fleming, died Aug. 30, 1998,
Surviving are two daughters, Reba Ann (David) Steinke, St. Marys, and Glenna Sue Burklo, Coldwater; a stepson, Grant of Lakewood, Colo.; a sister, Delta Conley, Lima; six grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, Curtis, Carlos and Collin Huff; two sisters, Herma Smith and Opal Bowlen; and a grandson.
She had worked at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and St. Marys Cotton Mill in addition to serving as a housekeeper in the St. Marys area. She was a member of First Baptist Church, also of St. Marys.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, with Mark Foor officiating. Burial will follow at Gethsemane Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday and after 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Ned Louis Kuhn, 74, state Route 66, Minster, formerly of Wapakoneta, died July 26, 2005, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster.
He was born Oct. 27, 1930, in Wapakoneta, to Michael T. and Gertrude Stein Kuhn. On April 28, 1953, he married Patricia Barth who survives.
Also surviving are four sons, James (Patti) of Indianapolis, Joe of Columbus, John (Marcia) of New Bremen, and Jeff (Deb) of Williamsburg, Va.; three daughters, Joyce (Mark) Luthman, Minster, Jill (Tom) Dickman, New Bremen, and Jayne (Ron) Brunswick, Osgood; and 15 grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Robert and Irvin, and a great-granddaughter.
He retired from Minster Machine Co. in 1991 and served one year in the U.S. Navy. He was an Eagle Scout, a 1948 graduate of St. Joseph High School and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus Council 1271 and Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 691, all of Wapakoneta. He was a former Wapakoneta city councilor, St. Joseph School board member and Wapakoneta Country Club member.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Henry Albietz officiating. Burial with military rites will follow at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Wapakoneta.
Contributions can be made to the church improvement fund or the Parkinson Disease Foundation.
Mary Catherine Huber
Mary Catherine "Cathy" Huber, 57, 511 W. Wayne St., Celina, died at 11:30 p.m. July 26, 2005, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. Death was due to natural causes.
She was born April 6, 1948, in Celina, to James K. and Mary B. Kohnen Hart who survive in Celina. On March 4, 1967, she married LeRoy G. Huber Jr. who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, LeRoy G. Jr. of Lima and Carl (Michele) of Celina; four brothers, James R. (Rebecca) Hart, Celina, Daniel (Diane) Hart, Middletown, Kevin (Marsha) Hart, Chillicothe, and Richard (Jistke) Hart, the Netherlands; a sister, Nancy (Marvin) Crowell, New Paris; and two granddaughters.
A son, Joseph, is deceased.
She had worked 17 years at Mersman's and 10 years at Erb Lumber, both of Celina. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, the Altar Rosary Society and the Red Hat Society, all of Celina, and the Ladies Auxiliaries of I.C. and St. Sebastian churches.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Saturday at the Celina church, the Rev. Tom Brenberger officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at W.H. Dick &