Khiley Patricia Banks-Lange, 2, Township Line Road, Celina, died March 31, 2006 at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater, a result of an accident.
She was born Sept. 11, 2003, in St. Marys, to Jeffrey S. Banks and Tara V. Lange.
Surviving is a brother, Brayden; grandparents, Richard (Penny) Lange, Celina, and Jeff (Cindy) Banks, Fort Recovery; great-grandparents, Phyllis Cheeks, Arcanum, Eldon and Shirley Levi, Celina, and Don Lange, Celina.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, the Rev. Larry Fries officiating.
Calling is 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Dorothy E. Buck, 85, Cron Street, died April 1, 2006 at her son's home in Woodburn, Ind.
She was born June 10, 1920 in Milwaukee, Wis., to Robert L. and Georgia M. Wentz Birt. On April 30, 1941, she married Herschel L. Buck, who died July 1, 1988.
Surviving is a son, Francis (Robin) Buck, Woodburn, Ind.; a brother-in-law, Carl (Norma) Buck, Celina; three sisters-in-law, Beatrice Birt, Anaheim, Calif., Bernice German and Margie Meisse, both of Celina.
Deceased are brothers, Robert L. and Norman W.; a sister, Grace Scheafer; and two sisters-in-law, Beatrice German and Iola Schunk.
She was employed by Huffy Manufacturing for 20 years.
Services are 10 a.m. Thursday at Grace Missionary Church, Celina, the Rev. Bruce Head officiating. Burial will follow in Mercer Memory Gardens.
Calling is 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina, and after 9 a.m. Thursday at the church.
Alice M. Castlen, 80, 674 N. Miller St., Celina, died April 2, 2006, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
She was born Dec. 27, 1925, to Ashley and Goldie Burris Bigelow, Celina, and adopted by Clair and Etta Kelly Vale. Her first husband was Wilbur Stein who is deceased. On Dec. 2, 1994, she married Harrison F. Castlen, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Richard Clair Stein, Riverview, Fla.; two daughters, Ginny (Jim) Hague, Celina, Sharon (Richard) Meindering, Decatur, Ind.; a stepson, Edward Hudson and a stepdaughter, Susan Renee Hudson, both of Colorado Springs, Colo.; a sister, Virginia Lee; 11 grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one stepgreat-grandchild.
Deceased are a son-in-law, Michael Freisthler; two grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
With her first husband, she owned and operated the Vale & Stein Funeral Home. She was a life member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Celina and was a Sunday school teacher.
She was a member for more than 50 years of Celina Eastern Star Chapter 91 and American Legion Auxiliary 210, where she was a past worthy matron and past president, respectively. She was a charter member of the Eagles Aerie Auxiliary 1291 and a member of the Business and Professional Women's Club.
She also volunteered at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind., and was a driver for Red Cross blood drives and also volunteered at the Senior Citizens Food Drives.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. Robert Metheny officiating. Burial will follow in North Grove Cemetery.
Calling is from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home and after 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the church. The Order of Eastern Star will conduct services at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials can be made to the charity of donor's choice.
Christine G. Fields, 68, of Celina, died March 31, 2006 at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
She was born Oct. 20, 1937, in Jellico, Tenn. She married Lloyd Evon Fields, who is deceased.
Surviving are three sons: Ronnie (Janice) and Ricky (Stacy), all of Celina, and Eddie (Rhonda) Kincaid, Oakwood; five daughters, Deb (Dale) Goins, Bob (Barbara) Springer, and JoAnne Byer, all of Celina, Jenny (Blaine) Wolfgang, Michigan, and Brandy (Kerry) Helmer, Greenville; a brother, Carl (Angie) Martin, Texarkana, Ark.; one sister, Shelby Huston, Celina; a sister-in-law, Joyce Martin, St. Marys; 24 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Deceased are brothers, Alanzo, Robert, and J.c. Martin and a sister Helen Martin.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. The body will be cremated.
Arrangements are by Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home.
Reba J. Hayes, 93, 8639 Hayes Rd., Celina, died at 8:50 p.m. March 31, 2006, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
She was born Oct. 6, 1912, in Mercer County, to Dee and Margaret Raudbaugh Miller. On Jan. 1, 1927, she married Meredith Hayes, who died June 20, 1981.
Surviving are a son, James (Alice), Van Wert; a sister, Jane (Richard) Miller, Sun City, Ariz.; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Deceased are a daughter, Janis Grissom Bishop; a brother, Orville Miller; a sister, Roberta Miller; a grandchild; and a great-grandchild.
She was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Celina, and a 1936 graduate of Celina High School.
A homemaker, she also worked as a telephone operator and was a member of the Mercer County Genealogy Society.
Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Cisco Funeral Home, the Rev. Robert Metheny officiating. Burial will follow at North Grove Cemetery.
Calling is 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to Big Brothers/Big Sisters or the American Heart Association.
Gary G. Hull, 69, Rockford, died March 31, 2006, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
He was born June 1, 1936, in Louisville, Ky., to Hurbert Hull and Bonnie Finn Mock.
Survivors are a sister, Barbara J. Heath, Rockford; and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
Deceased are his step-father, Albert F. Mock, and a sister, Betty Eblen.
He had worked at the Celina Coffee Shop.
Service is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, the Rev. Jon Bernstein officiating. Burial will follow in Swamp College Cemetery.
Calling is 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday and after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Kathleen Klosterman, 75, 209 N. Wayne St., St. Marys, died April 2, 2006, at her residence.
Arrangements are pending at Miller-Long & Folk Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Rita G. Miller, 82, of New Knoxville, died at 12:55 p.m. April 2, 2006, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
She was born Oct. 24, 1923, in Fryburg, to Edward and Edith Lenhart Hibner. On Dec. 2, 1944, she married Norman E. Miller, who died on July 28, 1998.
Survivors are two sons, Dean, New Knoxville, and Dale (Kim) Miller, St. Marys; two daughters, Julie (Robert) Ziegenbusch, New Bremen, and Mary Ann (Thomas) Brown, Columbia, S.C.; a sister, Martha Hibner, Wapakoneta; and five grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, George and Charles Hibner.
She was a charter member of the Church of the Holy Redeemer, New Bremen. She had worked at Brookside Laboratories, New Knoxville. She was a homemaker and a member of the New Bremen Senior Citizens.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Revs. James Trick and Greg Bornhorst officiating. Burial will follow in St. John's Catholic Cemetery, Fryburg.
Calling is 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen, and at the church on Wednesday from 9 to 9:40 a.m., when the Rosary will be prayed.
Donn A. Yarian, 61, Mascoutah, Ill., died April 1, 2006, at his mother's Celina home.
He was born May 26, 1944, in Elmont, Mich., to Willis and Marcella Menchofer Yarian. His mother survives in Celina.
Also surviving are five brothers: Carl (Nazia), Falls Church, Va., Mark (Carolyn), of Troy, Ill., Daniel (Dinah), Bondurant, Iowa, Luther (Grace) Burleson, Tex. and Paul (Melissa), Perrysburg; and two sisters, Ruth Ann (James) Nugent, Aiea, Hawaii, and Ethel (John) Mowen, Freeburg, Ill.
He worked at Scotts Air Force Base Aero Club. He was retired after 26 years service the U.S. Air Force.
Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Coldwater, the Revs. Douglas Meyer and Derik Yarian officiating. Burial will follow with full military rites at the church cemetery.
Calling is from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home and after 9:30 a.m. Friday at the church.
Contributions can be made to the church or a charity of the donor's choice.