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Saturday, October 15, 2005

Paul Bohman

Paul F. Bohman, 84, 223 N. Frankfort St., Minster, died at 12:20 p.m. Oct. 14, 2005, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster.
   He was born Aug. 17, 1921, in Osgood, to Joseph and Catherine Ernst Bohman. On May 16, 1945, he married Kathleen Schunck who survives.
   Also surviving is a son, Charles (Jo Ellen) of Delaware; a brother, Ralph (Maggie) of Lancaster, Calif.; three sisters, Florence Raasch, Wawwatosa, Wisc., Oneda (Bill) Horstman, New Knoxville, and Joann (Ken) Lachey, St. Henry; a sister-in-law, Esther of Osgood; and two grandchildren.
   Deceased are two brothers, Ernest and Richard.
   He was retired from Minster Machine Co., and was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, Minster. He was U.S. Navy veteran of World War II during the European Theater, and a life member of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars, Minster. He was a 1939 graduate of Minster High School and attended Fort Wayne Business School.
   Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Rick Nieberding officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery with full military honors by the Minster Firing Squad.
   Calling is 3-8 p.m. Sunday and 9-9:30 a.m. Monday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
   Contributions can be made to the Heritage Manor activity fund or State of the Heart Home Health and Hospice.

Howard Gardner

Howard Eugene "Gene" Gardner, 56, of St. Marys, died Oct. 12, 2005, of an apparent heart attack while working at a business in Sidney.
   He was born July 20, 1949, in Washington Courthouse, to John B. and Juanita Wagers Gardner who are deceased. His wife, Susan Schenck, survives.
   Other survivors are a son, Sean, currently stationed in Iraq; two daughters, Brooke (Robert) King and Christin, all of Vermont; a brother, John (Pat); two sisters, Beverly (Roy) Denny, and Linda; a sister-in-law, Bonnie Anderson; parents-in-law, Gene and Phyllis Schenck; and a granddaughter.
   Deceased is a brother, Robert Wagers.
   He was a retired inspector from General Motors and a member of Moose Lodge 1473 and the Fraternal Order of Eagles 4733, of Celina, and the South Shore Sportsman Club, St. Marys.
   Services are 11 a.m. Monday at Morton & Whetstone Funeral Home, Vandalia. Burial is at Memorial Park Cemetery, Dayton.
   Calling is 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
   Contributions can be made to Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, St. Louis, Mo., or Hospice of Dayton.

Dolores Henry

Dolores Henry, 80, 10745 Wolf Road, Versailles, died at 1:30 a.m. Oct. 14, 2005, at her home.
   She was born April 1, 1925, in Shelby County, to Francis Henry and Marcella Subler Dapore. On June 13, 1946, she married Joseph F. Henry who survives.
   Other survivors are five sons, Brad (Penny) of Yorkshire, and Joe (Sharon), Jeff (Robin), Bruce (Brenda) and Brian, all of Versailles; two daughters, Deborah (Terry) Ferguson, St. Marys, and Diane (Leo) Dunlap, Greenville; a sister, Dorothy (Alfred) of Versailles; 19 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
   She was a homemaker and retired dairy farmer. She was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church, Versailles, the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary chapter 57 of Darke County, and a former member of the Daughters of Isabella of the Versailles church.
   Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Revs. John Porter and Glen Perin officiating. Burial is at Valbert Cemetery, Versailles.
   Calling is 3-8 p.m. Sunday at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles.
   Contributions can be made to donor's choice.

Orville Mangen

Orville L. Mangen, 83, 03969 state Route 219, New Bremen, died Oct. 13, 2005, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
   He was born March 28, 1921, in Versailles, to Joseph and Pearl Neargarder Mangen. On Nov. 22, 1944, he married Alma Barhorst who survives.
   Other survivors are a son, Walter (Marsha) of St. Marys; a brother, Elmer of Versailles; three sisters, Ruth Bay, Greenville, Therisa Bay, Versailles, and Lucille Gaier, Piqua, and two grandchildren.
   Deceased are two brothers, Chalmer and Clarence; and two sisters, Luvurna and Edna.
   He was retired from Minster Machine Co. after 39 years, and was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, St. Marys. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
   Funeral Mass is 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Anthony Cutcher officiating. Burial is at Gethsemane Cemetery.
   Calling is 4-8 p.m. Monday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys.
   Contributions can be made to the donor's choice.

Antoinette Newton

Former Celina resident Antoinette Grace "Annie" Newton, 78, of Mason, died Oct. 11, 2005, at St. Ann Hospital, Westerville.
   She was born July 2, 1927, in Pittsburgh, Pa., to Harry and Clair Carlucci Arcara. Her husband, Vernon Newton, is deceased.
   Surviving are three sons, Vernon Jr. of Florida, William (Elise) of West Chester, and Robert of Ohio; a daughter, Annette (Wade) Green, Westerville; 16 brothers and sisters; 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
   Deceased are a son, Johnny, and a daughter, Linda Freeman.
   She was a homemaker.
   Services are 7 p.m. Sunday at Shorten & Ryan Funeral Home, Mason. Her body is to be cremated.
   Calling is 5-7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Jennifer Shaffer

Jennifer L. Shaffer, 48, 04845 McKinley Road, St. Marys, died at 8 a.m. Oct. 14, 2005, at her home. Death was due to cancer.
   She was born Aug. 13, 1957, in St. Marys, to Arlene Cummins who is deceased. Her husband, Billy Shaffer, died in 1997.
   Surviving are a son, Izzy of St. Marys; a stepson, Mike of Findlay; a daughter, Misty of St. Marys; and a stepdaughter, Christine Dunlap of Florida; a sister, Kathleen (Larry) Huston, St. Marys; and eight grandchildren.
   Deceased is a brother, Benjamin Ramsey.
   She was a production worker at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., St. Marys.
   Services are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Miller-Long & Folk Funeral Home, St. Marys. Burial is at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys.
   Calling is noon Tuesday until time of services at the funeral home.


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