Edward A. Aspy, 54, 245 S. Main St., Geneva, Ind., died at 12:44 a.m. Jan. 22, 2006, at Adams County Memorial Hospital, Decatur, Ind. Death was due to complications from an automobile accident several years ago.
He was born Aug. 19, 1951, to Robert L. and Meredyth J. Anderson Aspy, who survive in Montpelier, Ind.
Also surviving are two daughters, Angel M. Aspy and Joy M. (Chris) Smith, all of Lake Odessa, Mich.; a stepdaughter, Tammy (Jim) Oliver, Monroe, Ind.; a brother, William R. (Teresa) of Hartford City, Ind.; and two granddaughters.
He had worked for Ryder Truck Line, Fort Wayne, Ind.; McCammon Trucking, Montpelier; Montpelier Unit of Blackford County Ambulance Service; Franklin Electric, Bluffton, Ind.; and was co-owner of A & C Enterprises, Geneva. He attended Geneva First United Methodist Church and was a 1969 graduate of Montpelier High School.
Services are 1 p.m. Thursday at Glancy Funeral Homes, Walker Chapel, the Revs. Tom Bradley and Marvin Schwartz officiating. Burial is at Brookside Memorial Park, Montpelier.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and after 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to Geneva Volunteer Fire Department or Geneva Police Department.
Michael Fleck, 49, of New Bremen, died of natural causes Jan. 22, 2006, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Precious Blood Church, Chickasaw.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9-10 a.m. Thursday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Former Celina resident, Ora Alice Grothause, 93, 1522 Logan Blvd., Naples, Fla., died Jan. 21, 2006, at the Naples Community Hospital, Florida.
Services are pending at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina.
William J. "Bill" Obringer, 47, 3248 Slavik Road, Coldwater, died the morning of Jan. 21, 2006, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater, due to a sudden illness.
He was born Nov. 24, 1958, in Maria Stein, to Leroy and Rosa Mary Fiely Obringer, who both survive in Maria Stein. On Nov. 30, 1985, he married Mary Will, who survives in Coldwater.
Also surviving are three daughters, Kelly, Kendra and Kimberly, of Coldwater, two brothers, Tom (Sheri) of Merritt Island, Fla., and Dave (Vickie) of Maria Stein; and three sisters, Cindy of Dayton, Lori (Fred) Boeke, New Weston, and Beverly of Australia.
He owned and operated a truck leased to Hemmelgarn and Sons, Philothea. He was a member of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Ronald Wilker officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Condolences can be made at www.hogenkampfh.com.
Katherine S. Tolan, 96, former resident of Rockford, died at 8 p.m. Jan. 20, 2006, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community.
She was born July 28, 1909, in Fairfield County, to John C. and Nora Barr Sweyer. On June 30, 1942, she married Fred G. Tolan, who died Oct. 19, 1985.
Survivors are a son, James F. (Teresa) of Celina; a brother, Richard B. Sweyer, Lancaster; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Deceased is an infant daughter, Suzanna K. Tolan.
She was an elementary school teacher for 32 years, having taught at five different school systems in Ohio, the last 20 years at Rockford. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Van Wert; Van Wert Woman's Club; Delta Kappa Gamma; Mercer County Retired Teacher's Association; honorary member of the 20th Century Club and the Ohio Retired Teacher's Association.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, the Rev. Edward Jillson officiating. Burial is at Riverside Cemetery, Rockford.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to Rockford Carnegie Library or to the Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community.