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Monday, June 5, 2006

Eugene Borgerding

New Weston native Eugene "Gene" Francis Borgerding, 81, of Harrison Township, died June 3, 2006, at Hospice of Dayton.
   He was born June 20, 1924, in New Weston, to Henry J. and Ida Gels Borgerding. His wife of 55 years, Ramona Ramsden survives.
   Also surviving are four sons, David, Daniel, Douglas (Alison) and Dennis; four brothers, Richard (Marilyn), Harold (Eugenia), Mark (Marilyn) and James; three sisters, Norma (Jerry) Grieshop, Virginia Grimberg, Maria (William) Glass and Patricia (Jack) Sauer; five grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.
   Deceased are four brothers, John, Daniel, Robert and Joseph; two sisters, Henrietta and Joan Borgerding Wendel;
   He retired from the Research and Development Department after 42 years of service at National Cash Registry, Dayton. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and graduated from St. Henry High School.
   Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, Dayton, the Rev. Del Staigers officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Dayton.
   Calling is 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Baker/Hazel & Snider Funeral Home, Dayton. A prayer service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
   Contributions can be made to Hospice of Dayton.
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Winifred Davidson

Winifred M. "Winnie" Davidson, 90, of Versailles, died at 7:15 p.m. June 3, 2006, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton.
   She was born Dec. 2, 1915, in Frenchtown, to Leo and Ethel Simon McEldowney. On June 29, 1940, she married Robert J. Davidson, who is deceased.
   Survivors are three sons, Jim (Linda), Gary (Marcia), Pat and Steve (Beverly), all of Versailles; two daughters, Cheryl (Roger) Magoto, Versailles, and Pam (Dann) Widener, Rossburg; three brothers, Cletus (Pat) McEldowney, Arcanum, John (Joyce) McEldowney, Versailles, and Jerry McEldowney, St. Marys; four sisters, Bertha Young and Thelma Shade, both of Versailles, and Virginia Weyandt, Celina; 10 grandchildren, three stepgrandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and a stepgreat-grandchild.
   Deceased is a sister, Katherine McClurg.
   She was a homemaker and employed by the former Buckeye Overall Factory, Versailles. She was a cook for the Knights of Columbus, Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 2347, Versailles, and other organizations. She was a member of the St. Denis Catholic Church, Versailles. She was a charter member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Ladies Auxiliary and served at president three times.
   Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. David Vincent officiating. Burial is at the St. Valbert Catholic Church Cemetery, Versailles.
   Calling is 3-8 p.m. Tuesday at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles. Fraternal Order of Eagles Ladies Auxiliary prayer service is 7 p.m. Tuesday.
   Contributions can be made to Versailles Life Squad.
   Condolences can be made

Laraine Garman

Laraine "Rainy" Garman, 63, 5252 Montezuma Acres Drive, Celina, died at 8:50 p.m. June 3, 2006, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. Death was due to natural causes.
   She was born July 29, 1942, in Dayton, to Carl and Viola Bauer Landis. On Oct. 13, 1979, she married Robert Garman, who survives in Celina.
   Also surviving are two sons, Steve (Konny) McGinnis, of Kuwait, and Mike (Diana) McClain, Vandalia; a daughter, Rhonda (Mark) Statham, Belleville; two stepdaughters, Suzanne (Dave) Bruiley and Melinda (Ed) Shaw, all of Troy; two brothers, Don (Sharon) Landis, Lebanon, and Carl (Judy) Landis, Dayton; a sister, Karen Hayes, California; a daughter-in-law, Kimberly McGinnis, Vandalia; a brother-in-law, George Lusa, Centerville; 14 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
   Deceased are a son, Jeffrey McGinnis and a sister, Phyllis Lusa.
   She was co-operator of It's It Bar & Grill.
   Services are 3 p.m. Thursday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater, the Rev. Kevin Nuemann officiating.
   Calling is after 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
   Contributions can be made to the Cancer Association of Mercer County.
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Catherine Schwieterman

Catherine M. Schwieterman, 92, 120 Woodview Drive, Coldwater, died at 5:47 a.m. June 3, 2006, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater.
   She was born March 20, 1914, in Miller, S.D., to John and Mary Determan Kramer. On November 16, 1940, she married Joseph Schwieterman, who died in 1958.
   Survivors are a son, Virgil (Jill), Celina; two daughters, Joey (Bob) Post, Coldwater, and Ginny (Larry) Axe, McCartyville; a son-in-law, Michael Bruns, Egypt; 19 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
   Deceased are a son, Norbert; a daughter, Mary Bruns; two brothers, John and Bernard Kramer; two sisters, Mary Tebbe and Anna Laux; a grandchild and a great-grandchild.
   She retired form Briarwood Manor, Coldwater. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, St. Ann's Rosary Altar Sodality and Catholic Order of Foresters, Coldwater.
   Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Ronald Wilker officiating. Burial is at St. Anthony Cemtery.
   Calling is 4-8 p.m. today and 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
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