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Wednesday, January 4, 2006

Vera Hanby

Vera M. Hanby, 90, formerly of Dayton, died at 8:10 p.m. Jan. 1, 2006, at Otterbein St. Marys.
   She was born Sept. 23, 1915, in Mason, to Morton and Lucy Wiggins Stall. She married Arnold W. Jamieson, who died in May 1964. She later married Jerald D. Hanby, who died in May 1993.
   Survivors are two daughters, Nancy Herchenbach, Huber Heights, and Martha Jamieson, Cincinnati; a stepson, Dane (Donna) Hanby of Springboro; a stepdaughter, Barbara Hanby of Dayton; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
   Deceased are a son, Robert Jamieson and a sister, Ellen Smith.
   She was a retired clerk from DESC (Defense Electronics Supply Center), Dayton. She was a member of Wayne St. United Methodist Church and a 1933 graduate of Stivers High School.
   Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Otterbein Chapel, St. Marys, the Rev. Don Ricard officiating. Private burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery, Dayton.
   Contributions can be made to Otterbein Benevolent Fund, St. Marys.
   Arrangements were completed by Cisco Funeral Home.

Agnes Hoying

Agnes C. Hoying, 92, 550 Dirksen Road, Fort Loramie, died at 10:45 p.m. at Joint Township Hospital, St. Marys. She was in the hospital for five days.
   She was born June 20, 1913, in Maria Stein, to William and Anna Overman Mescher. On Oct. 18, 1933, she married Lawrence J. Hoying, who died April 5, 1986.
   Survivors are six sons, Celestine (Doris) of Fort Loramie, Walter (Sharon) of Sidney, Nicholas (Joyce) of Minster, Larry (Karen) of Sidney, Roger (Kay) of Egypt, and James (Marty) of Russia; five daughters, Doris Ann (Robert) Prenger, Minster, Sister Carolyn Hoying, C.PPS., Dayton, Marjorie (Michael) Kitzmiller, Egypt, Mary Agnes (Gary) Muhlenkamp, Geneva, Ind., and Elaine (James) Staton, Kettlersville; six brothers, George (Martha) Mescher, Dayton, Leander (Carol) Mescher, Dayton, Alvin (Norma Jean) Mescher, Dayton, Paul Mescher, Montezuma, John (Mary) Catherine Mescher, Maria Stein, and Thomas Mescher, Maria Stein; two sisters, Marie (Leo) Schmit, Vandalia, and Rita (George) Sullivan, Gresham, Ore.; son-in-law, Rich Sellhorst, Coldwater; two sisters-in-law, Leona Mescher, Minster, and Sally Thieman, Minster; 47 grandchildren and 54 great-grandchildren.
   Deceased are a brother, Albert Mescher; two sisters, Alvina Kuether and Grace Sellhorst; and two grandchildren.
   She was a homemaker and member of St. Joseph Church, Egypt. She was a member of St. Anne Ladies Sodality of the church, Knights of St. John Auxliary, Maria Stein, and Maria Stein Adoration Guild.
   Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Revs. Louis Schmit and Mark Hoying will officiate. Burial is at the church cemetery.
   Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.

Paul Moorman

Paul U. Moorman, 82, 161 S. Frankfort St., Minster, died at 8:20 a.m. Jan. 3, 2006, at Dayton Heart Hospital. He was ill for two weeks.
   He was born July 6, 1923, in Maria Stein, to Frank and Johanna Luebke Moorman. On Oct. 26, 1946, he married Donna Gudorf, who survives.
   Also surviving are three sons, Paul (Lisa) of South Bend, Ind., Daniel (Susan) of West Chester, and Tom (Anna Marie) of Madison, Miss.; two daughters, Sue (Bruce) Starr, Dayton, and Peg Lammers, South Bend, Ind.; a brother, David (Ginny) of Minster; a sister, Jane Ahlers, Glenn Ellyn, Ill.; 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
   Deceased is a grandchild.
   He was the retired co-owner of Gudorf & Moorman, Minster, and worked for the Joint Township Hospital operations and the Village of Minster. He was a veteran of the Army Aircorps, serving as a technical sergeant in World War II in Africa and Italy. He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, Minster, was a lay distributor and adult server at the church and a member of the church choir for 57 years. He also was a member of the Veteran's of Foreign Wars Post 6432 and American Legion Post 387, both of Minster and a past president of the Minster Historical Society.
   Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Rick Nieberding officiating. Burial with full military honors is at the church cemetery.
   Calling is 3-8 p.m Friday and 9-9:30 a.m. Saturday at Gehret Funeral Home, Fort Loramie.
   Arrangements were completed by Hogenkamp Sons Funeral Home, Minster.

Gerald Stein

Gerald C. Stein, 82, 122 Fochs St., Celina, died at 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) of Union, and Gary (Carla) of Celina; a daughter, Marlena (Randolph) Creeden, Celina; three brothers, Eugene and Kenny (Janet), both of Mendon, and Dale (Helen) of San Antonia, Texas; a sister, Phyllis Rasawuhr, Mendon; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
   He was retired from being self-employed at Stein Builders & Supply. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Veteran's of Foreign War's Post 5713 and American Legion Post 210, both of Celina.
   Funeral Mass is 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, and after 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the church.
   Contributions can be made to St. Johns Builders.

Kathryn Steinemann

Kathryn P. (Katy) Steinemann, 95, of Eagle Drive, Minster, died at 3:40 p.m. Jan. 2, 2006, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster, where she resided since 1989.
   She was born Aug. 26, 1910, in Lima, to Alfred and Elizabeth Neff Inderrieden. Her mother died during childbirth and she was raised by her grandparents John and Hannah Wieman. On Nov. 20, 1940, she married Eugene Steinemann, who died in 1948.
   Suvivors are two daughters, Elizabeth (Frank) Hinchey, Minster, and Sara (Joseph) Ombrello, of Minster and Hollywood, Fla.; five grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and many step and step great-grandchildren.
   Deceased are a grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
   In 1931, she received her bachelor's degree from Marygrove College, Detroit, Mich., and her master's degree form Miami University in 1953. She taught high school english and history classes in Minster from 1934-41. She was a substitute teacher in 1945-6 and began teaching fulltime in 1949 and began the Spanish program at Minster. In 1962, she attended the National University in Mexico City for two months and in 1965 attended the summer session at International University, Saltillo, Mexico. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma in Auglaize County and was active in the Crescent Players. In 1979, she was chosen as Citizen of the Year in Minster.
   Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. Rick Nieberding officiating. Burial is at St. Augustine Cemetery.
   Calling is 2-8 p.m Thursday and 9-9:30 a.m. Friday at Hogenkamp and Sons Funeral Home, Minster.
   Contributions can be made to the Minster Board of Education Spanish Department.


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