Danny E. Eastridge, 59, of New Weston, died July 8, 2006, in Greenville. Cause of death is undetermined pending an autopsy.
He was born Nov. 19, 1946, in Piqua, to John E. and Betty J. Heck Eastridge, who are deceased. On June 26, 1971, he married Jean McEldowney, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Mike, New Weston; two daughters, Angie (Jon) Jones, New Weston, and Becky Eastridge, Ansonia; a sister, Connie (Luke) Stachler, Versailles; and two grandsons.
Deceased is a grandchild.
He worked at Witt Plastics, Greenville, and played bass guitar with the Cymbolics for 25 years and for 15 years with the Tin Snips. He was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church, Sharpsburg, and the Knights of Columbus Council 1796, Greenville.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. Charles F. Mullen officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Calling is 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home, Greenville, with a prayer service at 4:45 p.m. and Rosary recitation at 7:45 by the Knights of Columbus.
Contributions can be made to the Mississinawa Valley High School Band or the Ansonia High School Band.
Condolences may be sent to www.oliverfloyd.com
Sister Madonna Fortman
Sister Madonna Fortman, RSM, 89, died July 10, 2006, at St. Bernardine Home, Fremont.
She was born Dec. 29, 1916, in Fort Recovery, to John and Victoria Stelzer Fortman.
Surviving is a sister Lucy Fortman, Dayton.
Deceased are four brothers, Richard, John, Paul and Marcellus and four sisters, Rosemary, Adelaide Lochtefeld, Elizabeth Carter and Dorothy Schoenlein.
Funeral Mass is at 4 p.m. Thursday at St. Bernadine Home. Burial will follow at Convent Cemetery, Our Lady of the Pines Retreat Center, Fremont.
Calling is 6-8 p.m. Thursday and 1-4 p.m. Friday at the home.
Contributions can be made to The Mercy Ministry Fund of Cincinnati, or to the retreat center, Fremont.
Arrangements are being handled by Keller-Ochs-Koch Funeral Home, Fremont.
Dorothy K. Heidlebaugh, 84, of rural Spencerville, died at 2:57 p.m. July 11, 2006, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Trinity United Methodist Church, Spencerville.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home, Spencerville.
Full obituary will appear in Thursday's newspaper.
Paul D. Jones, 65, 7566 state Route 705, New Weston, died at 10:30 a.m. July 11, 2006, at Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy. Cause of death was natural.
He was born April 1, 1941, in New Weston, to Helen Jones. On May 5, 1962, he married Irene A. Nieport, who survives.
Also surviving are four sons, Gary (Staci), New Bremen, Dean (Cheryl), Forrest, David (Krista), Versailles, and Ted (Jenny), of Troy; two daughters, Diana (Jay) Heitkamp, Minster, and Rosanne (Mike) Ridinger, Columbus Grove; and 19 grandchildren.
Deceased are infant twin daughters.
He was a farmer and worked construction. He was a member of the St. Louis Catholic Church, North Star, and American Legion Post 174, North Star.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church the Rev. David Zink officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Thursday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster, and 9-10 a.m. Friday at the church.
Contributions can be made to the Center for Neurological Development.
Richard L. Strickler, 79, of Middle Point, died at 7:15 p.m. July 10, 2006, at Celina Manor.
He was born Nov. 9, 1926, in Decatur, Ind., to Hobart and Esther August Strickler. On Nov. 15, 1947, he married Pauline Smith, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Barry, Middle point, and Doug A., Coldwater; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Mark in 1996; and two grandchildren.
He retired March 30, 1984, after 36 years of service at CASAD Depot, New Haven, Ind., where he was a fireman, checker and maintenance worker. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy stationed in Hawaii during World War II. He was a member of American Legion of Homer Pierson Post 207, Willshire.
Services are 3 p.m. Thursday at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur, Ind., the Rev. Robert Shook officiating. Burial is in Decatur Cemetery. Military honors will be presented by the American Legion.
Calling is after 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Indiana.
Condolences can be sent at www.zwickjahn.com.
Paul A. Sutter, 71, 2790 Mud Pike, Celina, died at 10:56 p.m. July 11, 2006, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
He was born Sept. 2, 1934, in Mercer County, to Clarence and Regina Leugers Sutter. On May 30, 2006, he married Jennifer Murphy, who survives.
Also surviving are three daughters, Terri (Mike) Davis, St. Marys, Dawn Garcia, Mesa, Ariz., and Lisa Heistan, Celina; four brothers, Norb, Carl (Judy) and John (Vickie), all of Celina, and Leroy (Judy), Willshire; five sisters, Jane (Roger) Eibling, Fort Wayne, Ind., Joan Williams, Mary (Bryan) Dupes and Madonna Leonard Sattler, all of Celina, and Carolyn (Robert) Kaylor, Neptune; seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Deceased are an infant daughter, Lori; and a brother-in-law, Kenneth Williams.
He retired from Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, St. Marys, and was currently an employee of The Daily Standard. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5713, American Legion 210 and Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1291, all of Celina. He was member of Beaver Chapel, Celina.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Thomas Christian officiating.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Thursday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina.
Richard W. Timmerman, 77, 1865 state Route 49, Fort Recovery, died at 6:32 p.m. July 8, 2006, at Briarwood Nursing Home, Coldwater.
He was born Jan. 6, 1929, in Burkettsville, to Anthony and Frances Rammel Timmerman. On Oct. 3, 1953, he married Loudonna Reier Timmerman, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Ernie (Jane), Fort Recovery; a daughter, Marge (Kirk) Harman, Versailles; two brothers, Wilfred (Jean), Fort Loramie, and Gerald (Irene), Fort Recovery; three sisters, Joan Hartings, Coldwater, Edna (Paul) Klingshirn, Coldwater; and Lucille (Jerry) Laux, Fort Recovery; two brothers-in-law, Bernard Hartings, St. Henry, and Urban Dirkson, Fort Recovery; a sister-in-law, Alma, Coldwater; and four grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Harold; a daughter, Luella; a brother, Louis; five sisters, Esther Hartings, Erma Eischen, Ruth Gruss, Bernice Dirkson, and infant Margaret.
He retired from Fort Recovery Industries, Fort Recovery. He is a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, American Legion Post 345 and Veteran of Foreign Wars Post 6515, all of Fort Recovery.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church the Rev. Thomas Dorn officiating. Burial is at St. Marys Cemetery, Fort Recovery. Graveside military honors will be conducted by the American Legion.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-9:45 a.m. Wednesday at Brockman & Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery.