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Obituaries and Death Notices


Edward Wait

Final rites for Edward Wait, 78, retired painter and carpenter formerly of Limn, will be at 8 p. m. Thursday in the Walter A. Frey funeral home, Lorain . Graveside services will be at 11 a. m. Friday in Salem cemetery near Elida, Mr. Wait died Tuesday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John W. Kennington, Lorain , following an extended illness. He had resided in Lorain since 1931. He moved from Lima to Lorain . He was born July 27, 1872, in Mt Gilead. In audition to Mrs. Kennington, he is survived by Another daughter. Mrs. Neva Edwards, Dayton ; a brother, Zeph, Findlay ; eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren..
[The Lima News, May 25, 1950]

Mary Wagner

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Wagner, 74, who died Wednesday at the home of her son, Chester F. Wagner, 929 N. Main-st, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the residence. Rev. I. H. Patterson, pastor of the Christian Missionary Alliance church, will officiate. The body will be taken to Eubanks, Ky., for burial.
[The Lima News, Jan. 3, 1929]


Orville Walls

Dates: Mar 9, 1925 - Jan 31, 2010
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News Jan 31, 2010
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Mar 9, 1925, in Fort Jennings
Married to: Betty Irene Heffner for 62 years
Occupation: retired from Tom Ahl Dealership
Died: Jan 31, 2010 at Lost Creek Care Center
Survived by: 2 sons; 1 daughter; 5 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren
Military: WWII Army Air Corp Veteran
Burial:

Miss Kathryn E. Walsh
Solemn requiem high mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Monday in St. Rose Catholic church. Msgr, James s. Elder will celebrate the mass and burial will be in Gethsemani cemetery. The body will remain at the Cantwell mortuary until time of services.
[The Lima News, Mar 10, 1950]

David B. Walters

Funeral services will be held at ?p.m. Saturday at the South Side Church of Christ with Rev. S.M. Davidian, pastor of the Central Church of Chirst, assisted by Rev. E.J. Penhorwood, South side pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Memorial park cemetery with the Huffer funeral home in charge.
[The Lima News August 22, 1940 - Submitted by Tina Hursh]

Norval Albert Wannemacher
Dates: Feb. 4, 1915, - Feb. 14, 2010
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News Feb 15, 2009
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Feb. 4, 1915, in Ottoville to Sylvester J. and Regina M (Wurst) Wannemacher
Married to: Cecelia Agnes Fuerst
Occupation: farmer
Died: Feb. 14, 2010, at St. Rita’s Medical Center
Survived by: 1 son; 1 daughter; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters
Military: WWII Army Air Forces Veteran
Burial: Gethsemani Catholic Cemetery

Guv Warman
Word of the death of Guv Warman, 69, Lima State hospital inmate was announced Tuesday by hospital officials. Warman, born In Mingo Junction, has been confined to the hospital for the past six years. He had been ill for several weeks. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Elisabeth Riggs of New Martinville, W. Va. The body will remain at the Huffer funeral home pending completion of funeral arrangements. [Lima News, Jan 9, 1945]

Barry Warnecke

Dates: Jan. 11, 1946 - Feb. 2, 2010
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News Feb 3, 2010
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Jan. 11, 1946, in Toledo to Fred & Helen Kent Warnecke-Slight
Married to:
Occupation: retired from Toledo Molding & Die
Died: Feb. 2, 2010, at his residence
Survived by: 2 daughters; 1 half-brother; 3 grandchildren
Military: Vietnam War Navy Veteran aboard the USS Stoddard
Burial:


David Warner

David Warner, 84, Route 4, died at 11:45 a. m. Sunday in St. Rita's hospital, after a six-week illness. He was born Nov. 25, 1865, in Allen-co, and was a retired farmer. Mr. Warner was a member of the Congregational Christian church. His wife, Cora Belle, died 12 years ago. Surviving are four sons, Albert, with whom he lived; Leonard, 586 Harrison-av; Clyde, 707 Madison-av, and Berlin, 517 Prospect-av: a daughter, Mrs. Arthur Reese, San Jose, Calif.; four brothers, Charles and William, both of Route 2, Lima; George and John, both of Route 2, Lafayette; a sister, Mrs. Ida Huggins, Columbus Grove and nine grandchildren. The body will remain in Chiles and Son funeral home for services at 1:30 p. m. Wednesday, with the Rev. Willard Thomas officiating. Burial will be in Salem cemetery, near Westminster
[The Lima News, May 1, 1950]

Evilena Warner
The home of Mr. T. M. Warner of 799 Holly street, was saddened last evening by the death of his wife, Evilena, who has been a sufferer for the past year of lung trouble. She is survived by her husband but no children. Funeral services will be held Monday at 1:30 p.m. from the residence, the Rev. Arnold officiating, and interment will be made in Woodlawn cemetery.
[Lima Daily News, Jan 3, 1908]

Georgia Watkins
Funeral services for Georgia Watkins, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Watkins, rear 461 W. McKibben-st, who died late Friday soon after birth, will be at 2 p. m. Saturday at the Siferd mortuary, with the Rev. A. H. Peffly officiating. Burial will be in Lutheran cemetery near Hume.
[The Lima News, Apr 5, 1930]

Mrs. T. J. Watkins
Mrs. T. J. Watkins, mother of Mrs. T. R. Thomas of Lima, died at her home in Gomer Wednesday. afternoon. Besides the daughter Mrs. Watkins leaves three sons, David, Robert and Arthur, all of Gomer. The funeral will be held in Gomer at 1 o'clock Saturday
[Lima Daily News, Jan 4, 1917]

Lilly B. Watson, 60, who died in Toledo, Monday will be buried in the Shawnee cemetery, Thursday afternoon. Services will be held at the Williams and Davis undertaking parlors at 10 a.m. The deceased is survived by one sister, Mrs. E. S. Crites of Cridersville. [Lima News, May 21, 1919]

William Watson
William Watson, 77, of 1107 W. Spring-st died at 5:25 p.m. Friday in Memorial hospital following a heart attack. He was admitted to the hospital at 2:20 p.m. Funeral arrangements in charge of the Patterson funeral home. Burial in the Lutheran cemetery.
[The Lima News, Jan. 10, 1948]

Hugo O. Watt
Hugo O. Watt, 57, native of Lafayette, died in Veterans hospital, Dayton, following an illness of three years.A veteran of both World War I and II he had served with the Merchant Marines.Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Robert C. Roe, Bowling Green; and Mrs. Charles Schaaf, Muncie, Ind.; three nephews and a niece. The body will remain at the Davis-Miller and Son funeral home in the Cathedral chapel with Rev. J.W. Berger officiating. Burial will be in Lafayette cemetery.
[The Lima News, Feb. 7, 1948]

Mary Elizabeth Weaver
Mary Elizabeth Weaver, 8 days of age, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Weaver of 829 Fairview avenue, died at 9:30 a.m. today, being ill almost from birth. Funeral services will be held Saturday, at a time not yet fully decided upon interment will be at Woodlawn cemetery.
[The Times-Democrat, Jan 13, 1916]

John Weber
Funeral services for John Weber who died at the City Hospital Tuesday afternoon will be held the First Reformed church, Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Mr. Weber died of perotlnitis after a short illness. He was a baker at the Elizabeth Street Bakery and was well known in this city. He was born in Germany . He is survived by his wife and four-year-old daughter Marie, at his home at 604 north Jefferson street , the Rev. Hoernemann will officiate. Interment will be in Woodlawn cemetery.
[The Lima News, May 21, 1919]

Edwin J. Weierman
Edwin J. Weierman, 76, a retired blacksmith, died at 10:25 p.m. Wednesday at his home, 658 N. Elizabeth -st, of complications following a two-weeks illness. Born in Berne, Switzerland, he had resided in Lima and Allen-co for the past 50 years. He was a member of the Borrowed Time Club. Surviving: are two sons, Edwin, of Lima ; Gus, of Detroit ; five daughters. Mrs. Bert Shipp, Mrs. Martin Wingate, Mrs. Ralph Lease, Mrs. Homer Taylor, all of Lima ; and Mrs. Baunt Lamb, of Columbus Grove. Nineteen grandchildren also survive. His wife died Feb. 10, J939. Rev. Simon M. Davidian, pastor of the Central Church of Christ, will conduct funeral services at 2 p. m. Saturday at the Davis-Miller and Son Cathedral chapel. Burial will be in Blue Lick cemetery. The body will remain at the mortuary.
[The Lima News, Aug 17, 1939]

Amelia R. Welch
Mrs. Amelia R. Welch, 83, died at 839 N. Main-st Saturday afternoon after an illness of five years. She was born in Mansfield, but had lived in Lima nearly 50 years. Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Cornelius N Bakker, pastor of the Market Street Presbyterian church, will conduct the service at 2 p.m. Monday in the Eckert and Son funeral home. Burial in Memorial Park cemetery. No relatives survive.
[The Lima News, Dec 3, 1933]

John Wells
John Wells,52, formerly a boilermaker, died of heart disease at 9 a.m. Wednesday in St. Rita's hospital. He had been in ill health three years. He lived at the home of his sister, Mrs. C. A. Richards, 528 S. West-st. He was born in ohio, July 30, 1881, the son of Andy & May Wells. Surviving are his widow, Rachel; a daughter, Magdalene, and two sons, Robert and Eplmo, all of Chicago. Services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the Davis Miller and Son chapel. Burial in the county infirmary cemetery.
[The Lima News, Sep 6, 1933]

Mrs. Ollie Napier Welsted
Word has been received by relatives of the death of Mrs. Ollie Napier Welsted, 57. Thursday morning at her home in Sarasota, Fla., following a heart attack. Mrs. Welsted, a native of Lima, moved to Sarasota 13 years ago. She is survived by her husband. George; a son, George, Jr. of Cleveland; her mother, Mrs. Emma Napier, 710 S. Elizabeth-st; and two brothers, Clyde and Howard, 710 S. Elizabeth St. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.
[The Lima News August 22, 1940 - Submitted by Tina Hursh]

Fredericka Werst
Mrs. Fredericka Werst, 84, wife of Charles Werst, 207 1/2 E. North-st, died at 5 p.m. Wednesday. She was a pioneer resident of this city. Born in Vienna, Austria, Fredericka Readeser came to America at the age of 16, with her mother and two sisters. Her father died in the old country. She is survived by her husband and one son and a daughter. John Werst
and Mrs.. John Heckford, both of Lima. The surviving sisters are Mrs. F. Pflum of Lima, and Mrs. Josephine Schmidt, of Glasgow, Missouri. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. at St. Rose Catholic church. Interment in Gethsemani.
[unknown newspaper, Jan 4, 1923]

John Werst
John Werst, 86, a retired Lima tailor, died at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Memorial hospital after a lengthly illness. He resided at 207 E. North-st where he also maintained a tailoring shop until a few years ago. He was a native of Sidney. Mr. Werst was a member of St. Rose Catholic church where requiem high mass will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. W J. McKeown will be celebrant and burial will be in Gethsemani cemetery. The body was taken to Hogenkamp funeral home.
[The Lima News, Mar 16, 1952]

Rev. L. D. Wert
The Rev. L. D. Wert of Lafayette, Ohio, died Saturday at the Lutheran Hospital, death was due to goiter, for the relief of which the decedent had under gone an operation two weeks ago, the decedent was 41 years old and is survived by the wife and two children. The body was removed to the Chalfart & Egley undertaking establishment, to be prepared for burial and was late Saturday shipped to Lafayette, Ohio, where funeral services and Interment will take place.
[Fort Wayne News Sentinel, 29 Jul 1918 - Submitted by Barb Ziegenmeyer]

Laura Wheeler
Mrs. Laura Wheeler, 57, who has been ill for nine years with complications, died at her home 914 Eureka-st, Wednesday at 5 a.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1:30 at the residence with Rev. Alspach officiating. She leaves her husband L. D. Wheeler, one son, E. E. Tennyhill, four daughters, Mrs. S. A. Ernest, Calif., Mrs. Otto Jurgenmer, Lima, Mrs. C. J. Hew, South Dakota, F. C. Clarke, South Dakota.
[Lima Daily News, Jan 2, 1919]

Mayme Corbett Whistler
The body of Mrs. Mayme Corbett Whistler, formerly a Lima resident, who died Saturday In Chicago, was to be brought to the O'Connell and Doolin funeral home Monday afternoon. Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning. Burial will be in Gethsemani cemetery. Mrs. Whistler was born and spent most of her life in this city. She went to Chicago 15 years ago. She leaves her husband, Frank, and two brothers. Richard and John Corbett, both of Chicago. Requiem high mass for James M. Weaver, 62, 455 W. Grand-av, who died Saturday at his home, was sung Monday morning at St. Rose Catholic church. Burial was in Gethsemani cemetery. Weaver, who was ernployed by the Lima Locomotive Works, Inc., leaves his widow, a daughter, Mrs. T. J. Corbett, of Toledo, and a son, Joseph, of Royal Oak, Mich.
[The Lima News, Sep 4, 1933]

James L. White
James L. White, 68, farm superintendent of the Lima State Hospital for Criminal Insane for 10 years, died at 2 p. m Friday in his home, Lima route 1. White had been ill for several months. He underwent an operation May 10 at Memorial hospital. White was born in Georgetown , IL., but had formerly lived in Marsailles and New Hampshire prior to becoming farm superintendent at the Lima institution. Surviving are five daughers, Mrs. Edith Hawkins, Vermillion Grove, III-; Mrs. Forest Morris, Waynesfield: Mrs. Frank Hackman, Jr., of Lima; Mrs. Paul Hartler, Kenton; Mrs. O. M. Tootle, London, O., and five sons, J. T., Lima; Glenn, Waynesfield; Joy, New Hampshire; Forest E., San Bernadino, Calif., and James L. White. Jr., of Wapakoneta. 22 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Body has been taken from the Davis-Miller and Son mortuary to the home.
[The Lima News, Aug 9, 1936]

Bertha Whyman
The wife of Rev. Whyman, of Allentown, fomerly Bertha Carlous, of Spencerville, died Friday morning of tuberculosis of the lungs. The funeral will be held Monday morning at 9:30 o'clock from her recent home at Allentown. Services will be conducted by Rev. G. R. Mell, of Delphos, and Rev. Kennedy, of Spencerville. Interment will be made in Woodlawn cemetery.
[The Lima Morning News, Aug 22, 1909]

Margaret A. Wickham
Mrs. Margaret A. Wickham, aged 58 years, a widow and former resident of the south side, died suddenly at her late home, 219 south West street, at 4:30 o'clock this morning, her death being due to heart trouble, from which ailment she had been a sufferer for some time. Last January, Mrs. Wickham was overcome by coal gas and was taken to the hospital in an unconscious condition. She never fully recovered from the shock occasioned by this experience. among the surviving relatives are two grand-daughters with whom she made her home.
[The Lima News, April 16, 1912]

Ola Ethel Wiesner
Mrs. Ola Ethel Wiesner, 59, Lima, Rt. 3, died at her residence. death was attributed to paralysis. Born in Allen-co, her husband, Ara, died 25 years ago. Surviving are a son Ralph, 848 N. Elizabeth-st; six brothers, Ernest E. Ballinger, 1022 E. Market-st; Walter, Lima, Rt. 4; Riley R., Cairo; Lester P., 1115 E. High-st; Gaylord, 206 N. Dewey-av; Jessie J., 1135 N. Elizabeth-st, and a sister, Mrs. Haze; DeVere, 602 E. High-st. The body will remain in Davis-Miller and Son funeral home for services at 10 a.m. Monday in the Cathedral chapel. Burial will be in Mamorial Park cemetery.
[The Lima News, Jan 2, 1948]

William B Wiley
The body will remain at the Siferd and Son funeral home for services at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel. Rev. Vernon Van Buren will officiate and burial will be in Woodlawn cemetery.[The Lima News, Nov 10, 1947]

Arthur A Wilke
Arthur A Wilke, 61,of 2275 N Cable Rd., died at 3pm Monday at St. Rita's Hospital following a six-month Illness. Born in Hamilton on May 27, 1915, Wilke was the son of Frank and Anna (Dressing) Wilke. His wife, Clara (Von) Wilke, survives. A retired engineer, he was a member of EIks Lodge 54. Survivors include a son. George A. Wilke of Decatur, Ala., a step-son, James Von Almen of Lima; a step-daughter. Thelma Vucovich of Akron; a sister, Laura Pfaff of Hamilton, five brothers, Frank Wilke, Leroy Wilke, Albert Wilke and Norbert Wilke, all of Hamilton and William Wilke of Delaware, 12 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services will be at 10.30 a.m. Thursday in Chiles and Sons-Laman Chapel of Memories Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
[Lima News Sep 14, 1976]

Robert F. Wilkerson
Robert F. Wilkerson, 54, of 812 Weadock Ave. , died at 3:45 pm Saturday to St. Rita's Hospital of an apparent heart attack. Born Jan. 15, 1921 in Mt Victory, he was the son of Jacob F and Carrie Mae (Kelly) Wilkerson. who survive in Kenton. He was an employe of Teledyne Ohio Steel. Survivors include his wife, the former Cassie Patrick, at home; three sons. Tom, Eric and Todd, all at home, three daughters., Mrs. Jay (Claudia) Gehr of 1735 Lucille Dr. Mrs. Michael (Ann) Downing of 927 W Wayne and Michele at home: two brothers. Donald of Kansas and Dallas of Columbus ; two sisters, Mrs. Eloise Parker of Grove City, and Mrs. Joan Willeke of Chicago;: and one grandchild. Services will be 2 pm Tuesday in Siferd Westwood Chapel with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery . Friends may call after 7 p.m. today and from 2 lo 4 and 7 to 9 p m. Monday at Siferd Westwood Chapel on Cable Road .
[Lima News Nov 29, 1975]

Eliza Williams
Eliza Williams, age 81 years old died at 7:30 this morning at the county infirmary. The duration of illness is not known but the cause of her death was general debility. It is not known whether she has any relatives but funeral services will be held at the infirmary to-morrow morning. Burial in Carmen Cemetery.
[Lima Daily News, Jan 3, 1910]

Elizabeth Williams
Spencerville, Sep 6- Mrs. Elizabeth Williams, 72, died at her home in Bath-tp last night at 8:30 of complications of diseases. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow from the Hartford church with the Rev. Lee Burtchin officiating. Burial will be in the Hartford cemetery. She was born Dec. 21, 1860, in Ohio, daughter of Clark & Eva Moorman Eley. Surviving are two brothers, Isham Eley, of Spencerville, and Peter Eley, of Lima, and one sister, Mrs. John Richardson, of near Buckland.
[The Lima News, Sep 6, 1933]

Glen A. Williams
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News Mar 9, 2010
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: June 6, 1933, in Salyersville, Ky., to Menifee and Emma (Salyers) William
Married to: JoAnn Flanagan for 54 years
Occupation: retired from Western Ohio Stone Co
Died: March 9, 2010, at his residence
Survived by: wife; 2 sons; 1 daughter; 4 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; 1 brother; 1 sister
Military: Army Veteran
Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery

Herbert R. Williamson

Dates: Nov. 4, 1921 - Feb. 13, 2010
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Nov. 4, 1921, in Mendenhall, Miss., to Ransom and Stella (Runneals) Williamson,
Married to: Karen S Briley for 49 years
Occupation: owner of The Carpet Shop
Died: Feb. 13, 2010 VA Hospital, Dayton, O
Survived by: wife
Military: WWII Navy Veteran
Burial:


Paul Williams

Yesterday morning, the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Williams, of south Pine street, was saddened by the death of their 9-months-old son, Paul, who was a victim of diphtheria. The funeral or rather interment services were held in Woodlawn cemetery this morning. The child was only ill three days.
[Lima Times Democrat, Dec 18, 1905]

James Williams
James Williams, colored, died last evening at his home 211 south Union street, after an illness of ten weeks. The funeral will be held tomorrow morning at nine o'clock from Williams & Davis' undertaking parlors. Rev. Creason will officiate.
[Lima Daily News, Apr 9, 1906]

John A. Williams
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News Apr 13, 2011
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Dec. 15, 1937, in Rush Township, Pa., to Charles H. and Bertha F. Croyle Williams
Married to: Charlotte Ellen Bach
Occupation: worked for Ford Motor Co., the Army Tank Plant and Superior Coach and 30 years at Local Union 1020 retiring in 2002.
Died: April 11, 2011, at his residence
Survived by: wife; 1 daughter; 1 stepson; 1 step-daughter; 12 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren
Military: Korean War Navy Veteran, awarded the Purple Heart
Burial:

Floyd LeRoy Wilson
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News Jan 3, 2001
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Nov. 29,1920, in Marion to Firman and Nellie Mae Cohano King Wilson
Married to: Emma Jane Pierce Smith
Occupation: forklift driver for S&S Products & taxi driver
Died: Jan. 2,2001, at St. Rita's Medical Center
Survived by: 1 son; 4 daughters; 3 sisters; 15 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren
Military: Veteran
Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery

Janice A. Wilson

JANICE A. WILSON, 51, Columbus Grove, died at 8:25 a.m. April 8, 2004, at Heartland Rehabilitation Center,Lakeview.
She was born Nov. 13, 1952, in Lima to Lewis and Marjorie Fry Rockhill, who preceded her in death. She married Mike Hurst, who died Nov. 13, 2000.
Mrs. Wilson retired as a nurse's aide from Blanchard Valley Regional Health Rehabilitation Center, Findlay. She had also been a cook at the Cookery in Beaverdam. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Bluffton. She was a graduate of Bluffton High School. She enjoyed bowling at Southgate Lanes, Bluffton.
Survivors include a son, Bradley (Cynthia) Wilson of Waynesfield; a daughter, Robyn Wilson of Rockport; a stepdaughter, Brenda Thompson of Findlay; two sisters, Nelda (Frank) Treglia of Waynesfield and Delores (Norman) Seaders of Ada; and 11 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Services will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Chiles & Sons-Laman Funeral Homes, Bluffton. The Rev. Dee Wentz will officiate. Burial will be in Rockport Cemetery, Rockport. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
[The Lima News, April 9, 2004 - Submitted by Norita Moss]


Mary E. Winans

SPENCERVILLE - Mary E. Winans, 82, formerly of 212 S. Main, died at 5:40 p.m. Thursday in the Rose!awn Manor Nursing Home here. Born Feb. 10, 1890, in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth (Burnett) Aumick. She married Edgar J. Winans on Nov. 22, 1908, and he died Dec. 22. 1971. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Maurice (Marcille) Davidson of Woodland Hills, Calif.. Mrs.Harold (Muriel) Wagner of Rt. 8, Defiance, and Mrs. Dale (Pearl) Pollock of Delphos; two sons, Carrol E. of Rt 2, and Raymond E. ol Rt. 2, St. Marys; two sisters, Mrs. Corn Hatfield of South Bend, lnd. and Mrs. Pearl Bash of North Manchester, Ind; one brother, Joseph of Mishawaka, Ind.; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home. Rev. John T. Miller officiating. Burial will be in Spencerville Cemetery. Friends may call after 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
[The Lima News, Sep 1, 1972]

Mae Winegardner
Word has been received of the death Monday of Mrs. Mae Winegardner, 65, former Harrod resident, of injuries received in an automobile accident in the Toledo area. Two daughters, Wanda and Beulah, also were injured in the mishap.The widow of Lewis J. Winegardner, she is survived by two sons, Earl of the U.S. Army and Lewis of Toledo; her daughters; a step-daughter, Mrs. C.B. Johnston of Pataskala; two step-sons, Stanley Winegardner of Hillard and Reed of Washington, C.H. and four grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Eggleston funeral home, Toledo, with burial in Auglaize cemetery, south of Harrod.
[The Lima News, Dec 15, 1943]

Hazel Windle
Hazel Windle, 66, of 1508 E. E. 4th, died at 7:15 a.m. today in Memorial Hospital. Born March 14, 1906, in Hardin County, she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Haynes. She married Cecil F. Windle and he died April 8, 1968. Surviving are two sons, Kenneth at 1738 Jo Jean Kd. and Donald F. of 1056 E. Franklin; four daughters, Mrs. John (Janet) Allemeier of Havre, Mont., Mrs. Robert (Ruth) Flarida of 1504 Garland, Mrs. Richard (Beatrice) Hunsicker of Findlay and Mrs. Robert (Lenah) Stewart of Gilbert, Ariz.; three sisters, Mrs. Leona Oberdier of Larue, Mrs. Paul (Ruth) Vincient of Akron, and Mrs. Zoah Wilson of Kenton; one brother, Olin Haynes of Cleveland; 15 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Siferd Westwood Chapel, Rev. Frank Hamblen officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call after 7 tonight at the chapel .
[The Lima News, May 18, 1972]

Joseph Wingate
Joseph Wingate, 72, retired farmer, died at 7:45 a.m. Friday at his home in Jackson-tp, where he was born and spent his entire life. Death followed a long illness. He is survived by a son, Carl, at home; two daughters, Mrs. M. E. Cotner of Lima and Mrs. Walter Arnold of near Lima; and five grandchildren. He was a member of the Modern Woodmen lodge at Beaverdam. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the West Point church, near his home, with the Rev. John Horst of Lafayette officiating.
[The Lima News, Mar. 13, 1931]

Harmon Winkle
Harmon Winkle, elderly Harrod resident, was found dead in his home by Lorenzo Morris and W.D. Carey, neighbors. Coroner Harry Lewis said he apparently died of a heart attack early in the day while fixing the fire.The coroner said the body was found by the stove and altho the fire was out, one side of Mr. Winkle's face was seared.Coroner Lewis removed the body to the Lewis funeral home pending arrangements of final rites.The man had no known close relatives.
[The Lima News, Mar. 4, 1942]

Cathryn Winters
Cathryn Winters, 75, formerly of 2145 Old North Dixie Highway, died at 6:50 a.m. today at Oaks Convalescent Center . She was born April 18, 1907, in Minnesota , the daughter of Fred and Gennie Grigsby Moench. She married John Winters, who died in 1970. Mrs. Winters was employed at the Venus Beauty Salon. The body was donated to Ohio State Medical College . Arrangements were handled by Siferd Westwood Chapel
[The Lima News, Nov 23, 1982]

Marceil McCormack Wise, 83, of 790 S. Main St. died at 2:30 a.m. Sunday at St. Rita's Medical Center following an extended illness. She was born June 10, 1897, in Delphos, the daughter of John A. and Minnie Loeffel Morkoetter. She married John Wise, who died in September 1972. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Delbert (Alyce) Crumrine of 4055 ldema Drive; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Ruth Cook of 4061 Odema Drive . Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp-Murphy Funeral Home, with her grandson, the Rev. Keith McCormack officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call until 4 and from 7 to 9 today and until time of services Wednesday at the funeral home. [The Lima News, Jan 20, 1981]

Dennis Ralph Wita
Dennis Ralph Wita, 85, of 1104 N. McKlnley Ave., died at 3:45 this morning In Oaks Convalescent Center. He was born Jan. 18, 1913, in Detroit, the son of Erick and Impi (Flyk) Wita. His wife Mary E Woten Wita, survives. Mr. Wita waa a metal finisher at Sheller-Globe Corp. He was a member of the 25-year-Club and the Retirees Club at Sheller-Globe.
Survivors also Include a son, Dennis M. of Lima, three brothers, Donald L Wita of 1012 Albert St.. Earl Wita of 731 Linden Ave and Edward J. Wita of 104 S Main St Harrod; a sister. Katherine Reynolds of 938 Michael Ave.; and two grandchildren. Services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday in Slferd West wood Chapel, Rev. Willard Thomas officiating. Burial will be In Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 tonight and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home
[The Lima News, Sep 11, 1978]

Anna Lecetta Wolff
Mrs. Anna Lecetta Wolff, 41, years old, wife of John Wolff, died at her home in Allentown this morning at 3 o'clock, following an illness of but two days from acute indigestion. She was born in New Knoxville , Ohio , and the body will be accompanied back to that place for interment. She leaves the husband and a daughter, 6 years of age. The funeral cortege will likely leave over the Western Ohio Friday morning at 7:30 o'clock for New Knoxville, by way of St. Marys. Funeral services will be held an interment made in New Knoxville. The body will be removed to the Williams and Davis mortuary this afternoon, where it will rest until tomorrow.
[The Times- Democrat, Jan 13, 1916]

Barbara Mae Spees Wood
Mrs. Barbara Mae Spees Wood, 63, of 414 S. Scott-st, died at 7:20 p.m. Saturday in Memorial hospital. She had been ill for two years. Mrs. Wood was born Aug. 18, 1886, in Allen-co. Her husband, Roy L., survives. Other survivors are three sons, Arthur, Dale, and Kennard Spees all of Lima a daughter, Mrs. Ethel Steinhour, Lima; a step-son Lester L. Wood, and a step-daughter, Miss Rose B. Wood, both of Allen-co; her mother, Mrs. Mary Armentrout, Lima; seven sisters, Mrs. Laura Bowers, Mrs. Maggie Neville, Mrs. Etta Shelley, Mrs. Vernon First, Mrs. Ruth Daniels, Mrs. Stella Gatton and Mrs. Lucille Thomas, all of Lima; three brothers, D.P., Jesse and Emmett Armentrout, all of Lima; five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Davis-Miller and Son Cathedral chapel with Rev. E.J. Penhorwood officiating. Place of burial will be announced later. The body will remain in the funeral home until burial.
The Lima News- January 8, 1950]

Raymond E. Wood
A heart ailment caused the death of Raymond E. Wood, 51, at his home 856 N. Elizabeth-st, shortly after 11 p.m. Friday. An assistant car foreman for the B & O railroad, Wood was a native of Ada, He was a member of the B & O Veteran-assn, secretary of the Brotherhood of Railroad Carmen-assn and a member of the Modern Woodmen. Surviving are his wife, Minnie Alice; two daughters, Mrs. Francis Zink, 18 Terrace-ct, Miss Wilma J. Wood at home; his parents, Mr. and mrs. William Wood of Ada; three brothers, Carl and Floyd Wood, both of Lima, William of Lafayette; two sisters, Mrs. Alfred Carey and Mrs. Richard Gilmore, both of Lima, and one granddaughter. Rev. Simon M. Davidan, pastor of the Central Church of Christ, will officiate, funeral services at 2 p.m. Monday at the Davis-Miller and Son Cathedral Chapel. Burial in Memorial Park cemetery. The body will remain at the funeral home.
[The Lima News, Jan 2, 1943]

Sarah Woodin
Mrs. Sarah Woodin, widow of David Woodin, late citizen and baggage master of the C. H. & D. who died Thursday evening at her home, 440 east McKibben street. Deceased was a native of England and lived to the age of 69 years. One daughter Elizabeth, of this city survives. Funeral services will be held at the residence at 9:30 o'clock Monday. Interment will be in Woodlawn cemetery.
[Lima Daily News, Sep 5, 1913]

Harrison E Woodruff
The body will remain in Lewis funeral home for services at 2 p.m. Monday in the Memorial chapel, Rev. Maurice White will officiate with burial in Memorial Park cemetery.
[The Lima News, May 7, 1950]


Harold Woodworth

Dates: Nov 30, 1908 - Jan 28, 1974
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News Jan 30, 1974
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Nov 30, 1908 in Amsterdam, N.Y. to Harry & Lucy Woodworth
Married to: Pauline Williams
Occupation: retired
Died: Jan 28, 1974 in Lima Memorial Hospital
Survived by: wife; 1 sister
Military: WWII Army Air Force Veteran
Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery


Doris Juanita Workman

Doris Juanita Workman, the ten months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Workman, 709 Holmes avenue, died Saturday afternoon at three o'clock, of cholera infantum, after an illness of only two days. The child was born in this city October 1, 1908. The funeral service will be held Monday afternoon at the residence.
[The Lima Morning News, Aug 8, 1909]

Ethel M. Worrell
Former Lima resident Ethel M. Worrell, 83, of Findlay, died at 4:45 a.m. Monday in Winbrenner Extended Care Center, Findlay, following an extended illness. Born Jan. 3, 1894, in Lima, she was the daughter of Sanford and Emma Recker. Her husband Edward E. Worrell, died March 14, 1975. Survivors include two sons, Dee E. Worrell of Prattville, Ala., and Rodney F. Worrell of Findlay; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Woodlawn cemetery. Friends may call at Chiles and Sons-Laman Chapel of Memories from 7 to 9 tonight.
[The Lima News, Feb 15, 1977]

Harry F. Worrell
Harry F. Worrell, 76, of 2122 E. Hanthorn Rd. died at 5 a.m. Thursday in Lima Memorial Hospital. He was born Feb 12, 1899 in Hardin County , the son of Jess and Maude (White) Worrell. His wife, Ellen (Dudgeon) Worrell, survives. Mr. and Mrs. Worrell had been married 55 years on Thursday. A truck driver for the Gulf Oil Corp until his retirement in 1958 after 25 years. Mr. Worrell was a member of the F&AM 585 and Eastern Star of Lafayette. Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters. Mrs. Kenneth (Imogene) Jerew of 631 W. Lane and Mrs. Nicholas (Dorothy) Griffo of 6820 Fort Amanda Rd.; a brother, Ted Worrell of Taft, Calif. ; a sister, Mrs. Harold (Nellie) Davis of Waynesfield, nine grandchildren; and a great grandchild. Services will be at 2 p.m Monday in Siferd Westwood Chapel. Rev. David Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m Sunday.
[Lima News Jan 1, 1976]

Thomas E Worrall
Dates: Nov 28, 1916 - Jan 17, 1976
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News Jan 19, 1976
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Nov 28, 1916 in Chesterhill, O, to Paul C & Mabel M Thomas Worrall
Married to: Mildred Dixon
Occupation: coordinator for the Standard Oil Refinery
Died: Jan 17, 1976 at Lima Memorial Hospital
Survived by: wife; mother; 1 son; 2 daughters; 2 brothers; 1 sister; 3 grandchildren
Military: WWII Army Air Corps Veteran
Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery


Benjamin F. Wright
Benjamin F. Wright, 77 years of age, moulder, residing at 210 South Pierce street, died this morning at 1:30 o'clock at the City hospital, following an operation. He was removed to tho hospital Wednesday.
Mr. Wright was born in Manchester, England, on November 8, 1837. For two months he had been ill. His wife passed away a year ago. He leaves two sons, Frank and Harry Wright, who are with the Ohio Steel Company, and Miss Alice Wright, at home. Mrs. F. J. Hamilton, of Chicago, is a daughter also. He was a member of Masonic Lodge, No. 23, at Cory, Pa., as well as Masonic orders at Englewood, Ill. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 o'clock at the residence of his son, Frank Wright, on South Pierce street. Dr. M. B. Fuller, pastor of Trinity Methodist church, will officiate, interment will be at Woodlawn cemetery.
[The Times - Democrat, Jan 8, 1916]

George Wright
George Wright, who made his home with his only surviving brother William, one mile west of the city on Elm street road, died Saturday afternoon of consumption, he being the sixth one in the family to die of the disease during the past few years. Deceased was unmarried and but 24 years of age. For a long time he had charge of a real estate office over Heister's store in Lima and had many acquaintances in this city. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 10:30 o'clock in the Rockport church, the funeral party to leave the residence at 7 o'clock for, the long drive to the cemetery.
[Lima Daily News, Jan 29, 1906]

Harold W. Wright
Harold W. Wright, 61, of 831 Catalpa, died 8:30 p.m. Sunday in his home of an apparent heart attack. Born in Paulding County, he was the son of Prescott P. and Emma (Patterson) Wright. His wife Catherine, survives. Also surviving are a son, Gerald of Lima, four brothers, Clinton of Lima, Carroll of Vallejo, Calif., Charles of Lima, and Gilson of Oxford; and four grandchildren. A former employee of Ohio Steel Foundry, he was a member of Wesley Methodist Church, Ohio Steel 25-year Club and the Men's Class of the church. Services will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Siferd Main Street Chapel, Rev. Franklin Cooley officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 tonight.
[The Lima News- Mar. 1, 1970]

Joe M. Wright
Dates: May 30, 1915 - Feb. 8, 2003
Obituary: Appeared in The Daily Standard Feb 10, 2003
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: May 30, 1915 in Van Wert, O to George & Stella McClure Wright
Married to: Mabel Stelzer for 62 years
Occupation: retired farmer
Died: Feb. 8, 2003, at Roselawn Manor Nursing Home, Spencerville
Survived by: wife; 1 daughter; 1 sister-in-law; 3 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren
Military: WWII Army Veteran
Burial: Spencerville Cemetery


John H. Wueller

John H. Wueller, 66, of 1219 W. Robb died at 5 this morning in St. Rita's Hospital following an extended illness. He was born July 9, 1908, in Rice, the son of Augustus and Catherine (Sybert) Wueller. He was married to Cecil Hablittel who survives. Mr. Wueller, a former employe of the Ohio Mushroom Co., is survived by a daughter, a son, a sister, and three grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Hogenkamp-Murphy Funeral Home, Rev. Norman Zimmerman officiating. Burial will be in Sugar Creek Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 tonight and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.
[The Lima News, Jul 30, 1974]

Bernadine E. Wurst
Bernadine E. Wurst, 87 of 190 E. Kildare died 1:30 a.m. today following an illness of two weeks. Born Feb. 14, 1884, in Ottoville, she was the daughter of Joseph and Sarah (Hatfield) Eichalt. She married Charles H. Wurst and he died in 1858. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Dwight (Dorothy) Eversole of Lima; three sons C. Ralph Wurst of Lima, Dr. Harold Wurst Fairfax, Okla., and Dr. Clarence Wurst of Springfield, Mo.; 19 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. She was a member of St. Gerard's Catholic Church and its Altar and Rosary Society and St. Rita's Auxiliary. she was also a member of the Mother's Club. Mass of the Resurrection will be said 10:30 a.m. Friday in St. Gerard's by Rev. Raymond Bosch. Burial will be in Gethsemani Cemetery. Friends may call at Cantwell Sweet Mortuary after 7:30 p.m. today and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. The Rosary will be recited 8 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home.

[The Lima News- Dec 29, 1971]


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