James D. "Beaver" Rinderle, 62, 13284 Willowdell Road, Yorkshire, died at 2:15 a.m. April 18, 2006, at St. Rita's Hospital, Lima. Death was due to natural causes.
He was born Aug. 21, 1943, in the Osgood-Yorkshire area, to Edward and Clara Hoemueller Rinderle. On March 3, 1962, he married Virginia Mae Marchal, who survives.
Also surviving are five sons, James R. (Starla), Rossburg, Francis E. (Rita), Versailles, Michael J. (Jolene), Ansonia, Kenneth A., Mountain Lake, Okla., and Christopher L., Versailles; a daughter, Jenny L. (George) Kuether, Versailles; two brothers, Donald, of Lawton, Okla., and Ronald, Coldwater; two sisters, Evelyn Darlin, New Madison, and Judy Stachler, St. Henry; 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Deceased are twin brother and sister, Jerome and Janet, and a granddaughter.
He retired with 32 years of service from Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Dayton. He worked at Eldora Speedway for 25 years and at the Darke County Fairgrounds as a member of the Fraternal Order of Police Associates, Greenville. He was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church, Versailles, and Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 4379, St. Marys.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church the Rev. David Vincent officiating. Burial is at St. Valbert Cemetery, Versailles.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Friday at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles.
Contributions can be made to the Diabetes Association of Darke County.
Condolences can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deloris Steed, 80, of Rossburg, died the afternoon of April 17, 2006, after a long battle with cancer.
She was born July 29, 1925, in the Bradford area, to Martin and Mary Silvers Sanders. On Jan. 5, 1943, she married Charles C. Steed, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Tony (Janice), Ansonia; a daughter, Charlene (William) McGlothin, Rossburg; a sister, Hazel (Richard) Hopper, Greenville, and four grandchildren.
Deceased are five sisters, Dorothy Tetters, Frances Darner, Juanita Dunlop-Schlechty, Imogene Schlechty and Nova Blanton.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Rossburg United Methodist Church, the Rev. Ed Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Twp. Memorial Gardens.
Calling is 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home, Greenville.
Contributions can be made to the church or the Cancer Association of Darke County.
Condolences can be made at www.oliverfloyd.com.
Richard M. Stevenson, 85, 11717 Kingfisher Lane, St. Marys, died at 3:47 p.m. April 17, 2006, at Otterbein Retirement Community, near Grand Lake St. Marys.
He was born Feb. 7, 1921, in Ithaca, N.Y., to Charles R. and Alta Munns Stevenson. On Feb. 25, 1968, he married Estrid M. Lindqvist, who survives.
Also surviving are a brother, David (Linda), Chicago, Ill.; a sister, Marybeth (Robert) Smyres, Penny Farms, Fla.; and a brother-in-law, H. Russell King, St. Marys.
Deceased is a sister, Eileen King.
He retired as an electrical engineer and technical writer, working in the aerospace industry and for the General Signal Corp., N.Y. and N.C. He was a veteran U.S. Navy serving during World War II and the Korean Conflict. He was amateur radio operator KC2JF. He wrote and published a newsletter for senior citizens, "The Grand Lake Observer," and was a member of the Otterbein Choir and the Channel Charmer Kitchen Band.
Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at the Meyer Chapel at Otterbein St. Marys, the Revs. Carol Sainey and Robert Smyres officiating. Burial will take place at Dayton National Cemetery.
Calling is after 1 p.m. Saturday at the chapel.
Contributions can be made to the Otterbein St. Marys Benevolence Fund.
Arrangements are by Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys.