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Tuesday, October 31, 2006

David Foster

David Vaughn Foster, 41, of Mount Prospect, Ill., died Oct. 27, 2006, following a short battle with cancer.
   He was born Nov. 17, 1964, in Adams County, to Richard V. and R. Marlene Thompson Foster, who survive in Peebles. On May 13, 1995, he married Lori Schrolucke, who survives.
   Also surviving are a daughter, H. Madelleine, Mount Prospect; two brothers, Christopher (Michelle), Columbus, and Timothy, Peebles; and a sister, Kimberly (Kevin) Breech, McDermott.
   He was a food scientist and worked for 17 years at Barrington, Ill., and Pleasanton, Calif., research facilities. He most recently held the position of principal scientist and earned several patents after joining the research and development division of Quaker Oats/Pepsico Company in 1989. He was a 1982 graduate of Peebles High School and received bachelor and master of science degrees in food science from The Ohio State University.
   Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at Northwest Assembly of God Church, Mount Prospect. Graveside services and burial are 11 a.m. Saturday at Pilger Ruhe Cemetery, New Knoxville. A procession will form at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the parking lot of First United Church of Christ, New Knoxville.
   Calling is 2-4 and 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Friedrichs Funeral Home, Mount Prospect.
   Arrangements are by Vornholt-Miller Funeral Home, New Knoxville.

Eldon Haberkamp

Eldon B. Haberkamp, 80, 08244 Airport Road, New Knoxville, died at 5:23 p.m. Oct. 30, 2006, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
   Arrangements are by Vornholt-Miller Funeral Home, New Knoxville.

Martha Heck

Martha P. Heck, 69, 220 W. Walnut St., Mendon, died at 11:40 a.m. Oct. 27, 2006, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford.
   She was born April 14, 1937, in Bellefontaine, to Zura and Elsie Davis Dunno. On Oct. 8, 1955, she married James A. Heck, who survives.
   Also surviving are two sons, Andy (Nickie), Mendon, and Mike (Carrie), Van Wert; two daughters, Rebecca Heck Getzindiner, Cambridge Springs, Pa., and Jessica (Mike) Heck-Stelzer, Mendon; two brothers, Frank Dunno, Celina, and Richard Dunno, Fort Wayne, Ind.; a sister, Alice Dunbar, Defiance; 12 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
   She retired after 25 years of service as an aide at the Mendon and Parkway school districts. A 1955 graduate of Van Wert High School, she was a member of St. Teresa's Catholic Church, Rockford and its women's group and taught catechism and served as secretary of the church council for many years. She also was a member and 20-year secretary/treasurer of the Grand Lake Motorcycle Club, and a member and 25-year secretary of the Mendon Women's Civic Club.
   Funeral Mass was today at the church, the Rev. Tom Brenberger officiated. Burial was at Mendon Cemetery.
   Contributions can be made to the Cancer Association of Mercer County.
   W.H. Dick & Sons Funeral Home, Mendon, handled arrangements.

Albert Knapke

Albert L. Knapke, 88, 3991 state Route 219, Coldwater, died at 3:10 p.m. Oct. 29, 2006, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater.
   He was born Oct. 14, 1918, in Coldwater, to John and Elizabeth Bruns Knapke. On Oct. 23, 1946, he married Dorothy Wenning, who survives.
   Also surviving are a son, Marvin (Terri), Coldwater; a daughter, Linda (Ralph) Higby, Zanesville; a sister-in-law, Victoria, Coldwater; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
   Deceased are four brothers, Norbert, Roman, Leo and Lawrence; two sisters, Helen Balster and Eleanor Saalman; and a great-grandchild.
   He was a farmer and member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 3025 and Knights of Columbus Council 1991, all of Coldwater.
   Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. Daniel Schmitmeyer officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
   Calling is 2-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9-10 a.m. Thursday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
   Condolences can be sent at www.hogenkampfh.com.

Patrick Moran

Former Celina resident Patrick J. Moran, 74, of Old Hickory, Tenn., died Oct. 29, 2006.
   He was born March 9, 1932, in St. Marie, Ill. His wife of 51 years, Johnnie Moran, survives.
   Also surviving are a son, Michael (Linda Boniface); three daughters, Cindy (Gary) Tipton, Cheryl (Gordon) Cruse and Beth Moore; a brother, F.O. Moran; four sisters, Olivia Carter, Teresa Coleman, Mary Lambird and Loretta Hineman; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
   Deceased are 14 brothers and sisters and a son-in-law, David Moore.
   He had worked at a feed and grain elevator in Celina.
   Services are 7 p.m. today at Saint Stephens Catholic Church, Nashville, the Rev. Steve Wolf officiating.
   Calling is after 5 p.m. today at the church.
   Contributions can be made to the Saint Stephens Building Fund or Alive Hospice.
   Arrangements are by Hermitage Funeral Home, Nashville.

Florentine Rose

Florentine Rose, 82, of Celina, died Oct. 30, 2006, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
   Arrangements are pending at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina.

Lucille Snyder

Lucille A. Snyder, 88, of the Gardens at Wapakoneta, died at 12:42 p.m. Oct. 30, 2006, at The Gardens at Celina.
   She was born Oct. 5, 1918, in Mercer County, to Frank and Elizabeth Eyink Rosengarten. On Feb. 9, 1952, she married Warren S. Snyder, who died April 4, 2000.
   Survivors are two sisters-in-law, Rosie Rosengarten, Gardendale, Ala., and Mary Rosengarten, Kettering.
   Deceased are four brothers, Arnold, Linus, Roman and Urban Rosegarten; and two sisters, Julianna Burkett and Delores Coats.
   A 1936 graduate of Coldwater High School, she was a homemaker and member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Botkins, and its Ladies Sodality.
   Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. Patrick Sloneker officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
   Calling is 9-10 a.m. Friday at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Wapakoneta.
   Contributions can be made to the Botkins Library or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.


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