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Thursday, September 29, 2005

Kenneth Paul

Kenneth Hilgard Paul, 66, 7 Miami Erie Place, New Bremen, died at 4:35 p.m. Sept. 27, 2005, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
   He was born March 20, 1939, in New Bremen, to Karl J. Paul and Olga W. Clausing. On Aug. 22, 1964, he married Carol J. Kruse, who survives.
   Also surviving are a son, Micheal (Elaine) of Wapakoneta; two daughters, Janice (Michael) Flaute, New Bremen, and Beverly (Mark) Schrolucke, New Knoxville; two brothers, David (Joan) and Allen (Mary), all of New Bremen; his mother-in-law, Dorothy Kruse, New Knoxville; and eight grandchildren.
   Deceased are a grandson and his father-in-law, Adrain Kruse.
   He retired from farming in 2003 and also worked at Moore Outsourcing, Sidney, Michael's Mowers, Houston, Middendorf Stockyards, Fort Loramie, D & K Feeds, Celina, and Bremco Mills, New Bremen. He was a member, elder and previous officer for St. Peter's United Church of Christ. He was a 1957 graduate of New Bremen High School, a member of the New Bremen Home Benefit Association and a long-time member of the New Bremen Football Chain Gang.
   Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Steve Wills officiating. Burial will follow at German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.
   Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday at Gehret Funeral Home, Fort Loramie, and after 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.
   Contributions may be made to New Bremen Emergency Squad or the church memorial fund.

Rebecca Stover

Rebecca Ann Stover, 59, 825 S. Dogwood Drive, Coldwater, died of natural causes at 7:07 a.m. Sept 28, 2005, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
   She was born May 10, 1946, in Celina, to Ludwig and Bertha Benanzer Selhorst. Her mother survives in Coldwater. On May 30, 1975, she married Bruce Stover, who survives.
   Also surviving are a daughter, Angie (Ted) Woods, St. Henry; a brother, Dave (Cindy) Selhorst, Coldwater; two sisters, Jane (Dale) Meier, Versailles, and Sue (Charlie) Seitz, Coldwater; and a grandchild.
   She was the owner of the former French Manor Beauty Salon, Coldwater, and a homemaker. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, St. Ann's Rosary Altar Sodality, and Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary 3025, all of Coldwater.
   Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Ronald Wilker officiating. Burial is at St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater.
   Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.

Charles Violet

Charles O. "Chuck" Violet, 73, of Spencerville, died at 2:55 p.m. Sept. 26, 2005, of injuries sustained in a two-car accident at the intersection of Acadia and State roads, south of Delphos.
   He was born Aug. 24, 1933, in Delphos, to Charles O. and Helen Wible Violet. On Aug. 16, 1953, he married Marie Ruth Lesher who survives. She was involved in the accident and at press time was at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
   Also surviving are a a son, David Charles of Auburn, Ind.; a daughter, Diane Marie (Bruce) Binkley, Spencerville; a brother, Ben (Karen) of Delphos; three sisters, Betty (Phill) Murdick, Columbus, Grace (Jim) Marihugh, Delphos, and Sharon (John) Murray, Winchester, Ky.; two sisters-in law, Jane Violet, Springfield, and Norma Violet, Delphos; and five grandchildren.
   Deceased are two brothers, James and Robert.
   He retired in 1995 with 40 years in education, ending at the Spencerville school district, where he was middle school principal, coach, teacher and athletic director. He graduated in 1951 from Delphos Jefferson High School, in 1955 from Ohio Northern University with a bachelor's degree in education and earned a master's degree from Wright State University. He was a member of Spencerville Athletic Boosters and Spencerville United Church of Christ.
   Services are 10 a.m. Monday at Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home, Spencerville, the Rev. Ronald L. Shifley officiating. Burial will follow in the Spencerville Cemetery.
   Calling is 1-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
   Contributions can be made to the Spencerville Athletic Boosters.


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