Albert J. Buening, 77, 809 West Vine St., Coldwater, died at 1:19 a.m. June 18, 2006, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater.
He was born March 11, 1929, in Coldwater, to Bernard J. and Julianna Bruggeman Buening. On July 4, 1953, he married Betty Jane Ahlers, who survives at home.
Survivors include a son, Joseph, Coldwater; four daughters, Linda (Ron) Schoenlein, Cassella, Sharon (Luke) Timmerman and Connie (Joseph) Wenning, all of Coldwater, and Angela (Jason) Gable, Sylvania; five brothers, Ernest (Dorothy), Urban (Rita) and Gregor (Helen), all of Coldwater, Roman (Norma), Maria Stein, and Paul (Juanita), St. Henry; two sisters, Mary (Robert) DeMange, Ansonia, and Marita (Tony) Grilliot, Celina; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Louis and Clarence.
He was retired from Reynolds & Reynolds, Celina, a veteran of the U.S. Army and served during the Korean War. He was member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater, Knights of Columbus Council 1991 and Fraternal Order of Eagles 3025, both of Coldwater.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Ronald Wilker officiating. Burial will follow at St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater, where military services will be conducted.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Gerald M. Miller, 73, of New Corydon, Ind., died at 1:10 a.m. June 18, 2006, at home.
He was born June 13, 1933, in Bryant, Ind., to Perry and Fern Huey Miller. On June 19, 1954, he married Arleen Miller, who survives at home.
Survivors include six sons, Gary (Kathy) and Bill (Karen), all of Celina, Tim (Jane), Bryant, Ind., Tony (Jill), Richmond, Ind., Ted (Kathy), Fort Wayne, Ind., and Matt (Beth), Berne, Ind.; four daughters, Kathy (Dale) Regedanz, Celina, Karen (Jim) Fosnaugh and Teresa (Derryl) Hirschy, all of Geneva, Ind., and Beth (David) Freyburgher, Portland, Ind.; two brothers, Perry, Union City, Ind., and Harold, Decatur, Ind.; two sisters, Inez Baker, Rockford, and Bernice Weigel, Berne, Ind.; 24 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, Howard, Darrell and Larry; a sister, Doris Charleston; a half-brother, Earl; two half-sisters, Elma Shanebarger and Edna Fogle; and a grandson.
He was a retired Sprint telephone repairman, sexton of St. Mary's Catholic Church Cemetery and a Wabash Township Trustee. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served in the Korean War. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Geneva, Ind., and was a 1951 graduate of Jefferson Township High School, Adams County, Ind. He also was a member of Decatur American Legion and commander of Geneva Veterans of Foreign Wars Post.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Bryant, Ind., the Rev. David Hoying officiating.
Calling is 2-9 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva, Ind. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Geneva. There will be a rosary service at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Marilyn R. Selby, 67, 414 West Oliver St., St. Marys, died June 18, 2006, at her home following an extended illness.
She was born June 7, 1939, in St. Marys to Arthur and Ila Miller Slemmons. On Nov. 30, 1955, she married Ronald L. Selby, who survives.
Survivors include, two sons, Jeff (Jan), St. Marys, and Rod, New Knoxville; two daughters, Rhonda (Ken) Boyd, New Bremen, and Jennifer (Jim) Singleton, Wapakoneta; a brother, Billy (Carolyn) Slemmons, St. Marys; a mother-in-law, Lucille, St. Marys; and five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
She was a member of First Baptist Church, St. Marys. She was a homemaker and had worked as a bookkeeper. She was a graduate of Memorial High School, St. Marys.
Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Gary Bragg officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens, near St. Marys.
Calling is 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to American Diabetes Association.