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Friday, March 17, 2006

Hilma Feltz

Hilma Clara Feltz, 94, 125 W. Wayne St., Celina, died at 2 p.m. March 14, at her residence.
   She was born April 4, 1911, in Dayton, to Joseph and Clara Beechner Joly. On Aug. 22, 1933, she married Hugo J. Feltz, who died July 11, 1977.
   Survivors are four sons, Joseph (Arlene), Boston, Mass., Louis (Arlene), Albuquerque, N.M., Thomas, Los Angeles, Calif., and Michael, Celina; three daughters, Pat (Bill) Meikle, Celina, Judy (Gary) DuVall, Seattle, Wash., and Mary (J.T.) Holloway, Punta Gorda, Fla.; 16 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
   Deceased are an infant sister, Marita, and two grandsons.
   She was a homemaker and worked at the former House of Fashion and Goldstein's Department Stores, both of Celina. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Celina, and its Altar Rosary Society. She was a graduate of Immaculate Conception High School. She was a member of the Sunshine Singers and a volunteer at Mercer County Council on Aging.
   Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Saturday at the church, her son, the Rev. Thomas Feltz, officiating. Burial is at the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Celina.
   Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina.
   Contributions can be made to the church or the Mercer County Council on Aging.

Mary Fenwick

Mary F. Fenwick, 79, 1113 Motz St., St. Marys, died at 10:25 p.m. March 16, 2006, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
   She was born Feb. 18, 1927, in Mercer County, to Charles and Edith Siler Fennig. On Jan. 17, 1957, she married Sterling Fenwick Jr., who survives.
   Also surviving are two sons, Darrell, St. Marys, and Sterling (Sherri) III, Wapakoneta; and two daughters, Tonda, St. Marys, and Tamela (Mark) Pfenning, Troy; a brother-in-law, Pete Green, Celina; a sister-in-law, Frances Fennig, Celina; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
   Deceased are three sisters: Bernadine Humbert, Wilma Leichty and Wanda Green; and a brother, Phillip.
   A graduate of Celina High School, she was retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, St. Marys. She was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, St. Marys, and a charter member of the St. Marys Garden Club.
   Service is 11 a.m. Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home, the Rev. Kenneth Laffin officiating. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys.
   Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Ruth Lennartz

Ruth A. Lennartz, 70, of Coldwater, died March 16, 2006, at her daughter's residence in St. Henry.
   She was born Jan. 11, 1936, in Maria Stein, to Leonard and Eleanor Wendel Goecke. On June 9, 1956, she married Melvin Lennartz, who died Jan 16, 1979.
   Survivors are three sons, Jeff (Cindy), Coldwater, Mark (Rita), St. Henry, and Kevin, Miamisburg; a daughter, Carol (Charles) May, St. Henry; a sister, Marge (Jerry) Homan, Coldwater; and 6 grandchildren.
   Deceased are two daughters, Patricia Lennartz and Anne Bayman.
   She worked at the Ben Franklin Store, Coldwater. She attended Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater, and was a member of its St. Ann's Rosary Altar Sodality.
   Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Ronald Wilker officiating. Burial is at St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater.
   Calling is 2-7 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
   Contributions can be made to State of the Heart Hospice and Home Health.

Gerald Snyder

Gerald Lloyd Snyder, 78, Ohio City, died March 16, 2006, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind.
   He was born Dec. 1, 1927, in Portland, Ind., to Dwight D. and Della Trueblood Snyder. On June 11, 1948, he married Corrine Straley, who survives.
   Also surviving are two sons, Jerry (Peggy) and Jack (Deborah), all of Ohio City; four daughters, Barbara (Daniel) Everidge, Ohio City, Norma (Dean) Schweizer, Celina, Nancy (Karl) Hans, Churubusco, Ind., Maggie (Mike) Fetcho, Holland; a brother, Leon (Mary), Decatur, Ind.; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
   He was a farmer, worked at Central Soya in Decatur and retired in 1987 from National Seal, Van Wert, after 34 years. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Van Wert. He graduated from Wren High School, Wren, in 1945 and The Ohio State University in 1950.
   Service is 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Portland Chapel of Williamson & Spencer Funeral Home, the Rev. Edward Jillson officiating. Burial will follow at Green Park Cemetery, Portland.
   Calling is 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
   Memorials may be directed to Wren Emergency Medical Services, Wren.


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