William Chaney
Jennie Eilerman
Richard Fischer
Vera Hanby
Rev. Henry
Irene Mullenhour
Gerald Stein
Everett Troyer
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Tuesday, January 3, 2006

William Chaney

William Eugene Chaney, 58, 327 S. Green St., Mendon, died at 3:20 p.m. Jan. 1, 2006, at Celina Manor Nursing Home of natural causes.
   He was born Jan. 11, 1947, in Mendon, to Norman Lee and Ruth Donovan Chaney. His mother survives in Mendon.
   Also surviving are a brother, Marvin Chaney, Mendon; a brother-in-law, Joe Drake, Celina; and two sisters-in-law, Glenda Chaney, Mendon, and Jane Donovan, St. Marys.
   Deceased are two brothers, Junior Lee Chaney and Robert Donovan; and two sisters, Carolyn Ann Drake and Marjorie Chaney.
   He was a retired maintenance worker at Tuway Products, Rockford.
   Services are 1 p.m. Thursday at W.H. Dick & Sons Funeral Home, Mendon, the Rev. Randy Christian officiating. Burial is at Mendon Cemetery.
   Calling is 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
   Contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.

Jennie Eilerman

Jennie B. Elierman, 93, of Basinburg Road, Fort Loramie, died at 1 p.m. Jan. 2, 2006, at Dorothy Love Retirement Community, Sidney.
   She was born Nov. 5, 1912, in Fort Loramie, to Henry A. and Mary E. Drees Eilerman.
   Survivors are two sisters, Bertha of Fort Loramie, and Helen Ruschau, Dayton.
   Deceased are a brother and six sisters.
   She was retired after 36 years at General Motors, Dayton, where she was a secretary for 33 of those years. She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church and St. Ann's Ladies Sodality. She was a graduate of Minster High School and attended the University of Dayton.
   Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. Steven Shoup. Burial will follow at St. Michael's Cemetery, Fort Loramie.
   Calling is 3-8 p.m. Thursday and 9-10 a.m. Friday at Gehret Funeral Home, Fort Loramie.
   Contributions can be made to a charity of donor's choice.

Richard Fischer

Former Celina resident, Richard L. "Dick" Fischer, 67, of Mesa, Ariz., died Dec. 30, 2005, at his daughter's residence in San Diego, Calif. Death was due to cancer.
   He was born September 1938 in Celina, to Paul and Rosellen Ott Fischer.
   Survivors are a son, Deron (Christy) of Mesa; two daughters, Melinda (Gary) Tremblay and Marla (Robert) Garver, all of San Diego; two brothers, Robert, London, and James (Sharon), Celina; two sisters, Sharleen (Jack) Zabriske, of Las Vegas, Nev., and Nancy (Henry) Dohs, Chandler, Ariz.; four grandchildren; and an ex-wife, Janet Meyers, of San Diego.
   He was a 1956 graduate of Immaculate Conception High School, Celina.
   He will be cremated and the funeral will be held at the convience of the family in San Diego.

Vera Hanby

Vera M. Hanby, 90, of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, died Jan. 1, 2006.
   Arrangements are incomplete at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina.

Rev. Henry

   The Rev. Henry Langhals, C.PP.S., 94, of St. Charles Center, Carthagena, died at 11:40 a.m. Dec. 31, 2005, in the St. Charles infirmary. He was the oldest living member of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood in the world.
   He was born July 15, 1911, in Kalida, to Theodore and Theresa (Tenwalde) Langhals. He entered the community in 1925 and was ordained on May 6, 1937.
   Survivors are three sisters, Martha (Harold) Kleman, Miller City, Sister Marie Langhals, C.PP.S., Delaware, and Sister Diana Kleman, OSF/T, Toledo; two brothers-in-law, Henry Kahle, Cuba, Ohio; Bill (Lorraine) Niese, Van Wert; and two sisters-in-law, Martha of Columbus Grove, and Rita of Kalida.
   Deceased are eight brothers, Aloysius, Carl, Leonard, John, William, Joseph, Stanley and Bernard; four sisters, Mary Langhals, Mildred Niese, Irene Kahle, and Mary Ann Morman; a brother-in-law, Ed Morman; six sisters-in-law, Veronica, Emma, Cecilia, Mary, Clara and Clare.
   He entered parish ministry, serving at parishes in Tulsa, Okla.; Cleveland; Charlottesville, Va.; Detroit; and Minster. He was named procurator of St. Charles Seminary from 1945-49, then became pastor of St. Joseph Church in Dayton from 1949-60. He was the pastor of St. Anthony Church in Detroit from 1960-69. In 1969, he began a new ministry of hospital chaplain at Mercy Hospital in Gary, Ind., where he served until 1980. From 1980-86, he was chaplain of St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart, Ind. In 1986, he returned to his home church, St. Michael, in Kalida, Ohio, as senior associate, where he served until his retirement to St. Charles in 1996.
   Funeral Mass is 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Charles Center, Carthagena, the Rev. Ken Schnipke, C.PP.S., officiating. The Rev. John Hoying, C.PP.S., will be the homilist. Burial will follow in the Community cemetery.
   Calling is 1-5 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at St. Charles, and on Thursday until the time of the funeral. There will be a wake service 7 p.m. Wednesday at St. Charles.
   Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry is handling arrangements.

Irene Mullenhour

Irene S. Mullenhour, 46, of rural St. Marys, died at 1 a.m. Jan. 2, 2006, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
   She was born June 6, 1959, in St. Marys, a daughter of Norman D. and Letha J. Krites Bair. Her mother survives in rural St. Marys. On June 6, 1995, she married Timothy L. Mullenhour, who survives.
   Also surviving are a son, Dan T. Lange, St. Marys; a daughter, Sarah A. (Jim Martin) Lange, Wapakoneta; a brother, Howard D. (Lori) Bair, St. Marys; and a grandson.
   She was a homemaker, a notary public and clerked for Glory Real Estate and Auction Service, St. Marys. She was a graduate of Memorial High School, St. Marys.
   Services are noon Thursday at Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home, Spencerville, the Rev. Dale Bissell officiating. Burial will follow at Hartford Cemetery, Spencerville.
   Calling is after 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
   Contributions can be made to Gideons International or the American Cancer Society.

Gerald Stein

Gerald C. Stein, 82, 122 Fochs St., Celina, 12:22 a.m. Jan. 2, 2006, at Lima Memorial Hospital.
   He was born Oct. 7, 1923, in Fort Recovery, to Ernest and Mary Stoltz Stein. On Feb. 24, 1944, he married Betty Harmon, who is deceased.
   Survivors are two sons, Larry (Lorene), Union, and Gary (Carla), Celina; a daughter, Marlena (Randolph) Creeden, Celina; four brothers, Dale (Helen) of San Antonio, Texas, and Paul (Pauline), Eugene, and Kenny (Janet), all of Mendon; a sister, Phyllis Rasawuhr, Mendon; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
   Deceased are two brothers, Wilbur and Jerome.
   He was retired from Stein Builders & Supply, where he was self-employed. He was a member of the Veteran's of Foreign Wars Post 5713 and American Legion Post 210, both of Celina.
   Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Johns Lutheran Church, Celina, the Rev. Jason Tyas officiating. Burial is at Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert.
   Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina.
   Contributions can be made to St. Johns Builders.

Everett Troyer

Everett Scott Troyer, 33, 565 E. Market St., Celina, died Jan. 2, 2006, at his residence. Cause of death is under investigation.
   He was born May 20, 1973, in Rensellaer, Ind., to Everett E. and Leona LeLoup Troyer, who are deceased.
   Survivors are a sister, Opal Marie Napier, Celina.
   Services will be held at the convenience of the family.
   Arrangements are by Ciscso Funeral Home, Celina.


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