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Bernard Bachmann
Bernard, son of Adam and Mary Bachmann, this city, after a few days' illness of inflammation of the bowels, on Monday, October 1, 1888, aged 14 years, 7 months and 23 days. Funeral from St. Augustines church and interment in the cemetery South of town, Wednesday. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH)Oct. 6, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

Wallace Christopher Bailey
Wallace Christopher Bailey, 71, retired meat cutter, died at 8:50 a. m. Thursday at his home 451 S. Central-av. He had been ill for 12 days. Mr. Bailey was born in Waynesfield and had resided in Lima 40 years. He was a meat cutter for Pangles market for 14 years. Surviving are three brothers, E. G. Bailey. 323 W. Wayne-st: George, of Quincy, and Frank of Waynesfield and several nieces and nephews. The body will remain in Chiles and Son funeral. Burial in Willow Branch cemetery. [Lima News, May 5, 1950]

Zilphra Bailey

Services will be at 2 p. m. Sunday in Lakeview Methodist church with burial in Willow Branch cemetery, Waynesfield. The body will remain in the Van Horn funeral home, Lakeview, until services. [Lima News, May 7, 1950]

Herbert Baker

Final rites will be held at 10 a. m. Saturday in a Waynesfield funeral home for Herbert Baker, three-months, who died Thursday at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hershel Baker, in Waynesfield. In addition to his parents he is survived by his grandfathers. Greley Baker of Allensville and Lisha Palmer of Wellston. Rev. J. A. Shirer will conduct the services and burial will be in Willow Branch cemetery.[Lima News, Apr 3, 1942]

Stiles Baker
Stiles Baker, 70, died at 12:15 p.m. Saturday in Memorial hospital. Born Mar. 14, 1879, in Henry-co, he had lived in Lima 27 years. Mr. Baker was retired after 25 years' service as a mill worker and lumber buyer for the E.E. Holmes Lumber Co. He was a member of the Methodist church in Mendon. His wife Orah, died in 1946. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Homer Gottfried, Mrs. Alfred Warren, Mrs. John Beck, all of Lima, and Mrs. Raymond Lynn, Ansonia; three sons Melvin, Dayton, Eugene and Lloyd both of Lima; a sister, Mrs. Webster Miller, Celina, and a brother James Baker, Pleasant Lake, Ind. The body will remain in Siferd and Son funeral home until services at 2 p.m. Tuesday in High Street Evangelical United Brethren church. The Rev. Frank Hamblen will officiate, and burial will be in Elm Grove cemetery. [The Lima News- January 8, 1950]

Ola E. Barber
Ola E. Barber, 81, of 2220 Miami PI., died at 12:01 p.m. Thursday at the home of a daughter in Wapakoneta. Born Dec. 9, 1895, in Allen County, she was a daughter of Alpheus and Gladys (Ryan) Fry. She married Ernest M. Barber on Oct. 12,1945, and he died Oct. 18, 1971. Survivors include two daughters, six grandchildren: a sister, Mrs. James (Mildred) McClintock of St. Marys; and a brother, Robert Fry of Buckland. She was a member of Koneta Chapter 385 Order of Eastern Star, Wapakoneta. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Charles D. Siferd Funeral Home, Wapakoneta, Rev. Louis Bell officiating. Burial will be in Resthaven Memory Gardens, near Moulton. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. [The Lima News Mar 25, 1977]

Stella Barnes
Waynesfield, Dec 8- Mrs. Stella Barnes, 79, died at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday in here home here, following an extended illness. Surviving are her husband, William; two step-granddaughters, Mrs. William Gratz, Lakeview, and Mrs. Seba Cotterman, San Bernardino, Calif.; A stepson, Clarence, Harrod; 13 step-grandchildren and 13 step great grandchildren; two brothers William V. Frederick, Buckland, and Bert R. Frederick, Waynesfield; two nieces. The body will remain in Weygandt funeral home here until 1 p.m. Thursday when it will be removed to the Waynesfield Methodist church. Services will be at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Warren Baumgarner in charge. Burial will be in Willow Branch cemetery, east of here. [The Lima News- December 8, 1948]

Christian F. Bartenstein
Christian F. Bartenstein, 83, Rt. 1, died at 1:20 a.m. Friday in Valley Nusing Home, St. Marys. Surviving are his wife Caroline; a son. Carl W. of Rt. 1; a daughter, Mrs. Emerson (Mildred) Eubank of Dayton; and a grandson. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday in the Vornholt Funeral Home, New bremen, Rev. Carl W. Knoch officiating. Burial will be in Resthaven Memory Gardens, St. Marys. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday and until time of services Monday. [The Lima News- Dec 21, 1974]

Michael P. Bartrich
Obituary: Appeared in The Lima News Oct 8, 1991
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Sept. 19, 1922, in Williamsburg, Pa., the son of Peter and Helen Bartrich.
Occupation: self employed cow's hoof trimmer
Died: Oct 7, 1991
Burial: Elm Grove Cemetery

Mary Gehm Bauer
CELINA, July 9, Funeral services will be held at St. John's Evangelical and Reformed church in Liberty-tp, Wednesday at 2 o'clock, for Mrs. Mary Gehm Bauer, 60, who died at the home of her daughter Mrs. Edward 0. Trenary, Monday morning, following an illness of complications.
Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. H. D. Hainline and Mrs. Hulda Bauer, both of Akron; Mrs. Edgar Smith and Mrs. E. O. Trenary, both of Celina; four sons, Edward Bauer, August Bauer, and E. J. Bauer, all of Akron, and Kenneth Bauer, Celina; five brothers, Jacob Gehm, John Gehm, and Andrew Gehm, all of near Celina; Henry Gehm, New York, and Edward Gehm, of Ft. Wayne; two sisters, Mrs. Chris Linn, and Mrs. Fred Diener, both of Chattanooga. Burial will be in the church cemetery. [Lima News, Jul 9, 1940]

Martha Beech
Wapakoneta - Funeral services for Mrs. Martha BEECH, 29, wife of Rollie BEECH, of St. Johns, who died unexpectedly from a heart attack Tuesday evening were held at 2 p.m. today from the Wapakoneta M.E. church, with the Rev. J.B. SHELLHAAS, officiating. Burial was in St. Josephs cemetery. Mrs. BEECH was born on a farm near Waynesfield, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles BOWSHER. She was a member of the Waynesfield M.E. church and affiliated with the W.B.A. of this city and the Clay Rebekah lodge in St. Johns. Surviving are the husband and one daughter, Violet Mae. Four sisters, Miss Pearl BOWSHER, Mrs. Bud CHILES, both of near Waynesfield, Mrs. Gorman GRAHAM and Mrs. Charles SHANER, of Waynesfield, and four brothers, William, of Belle Center, Oscar of Napoleon and Grover and Don both of Waynesfield. [Unknown newspaper, November 6, 1930]

Fred Beishelm
Wapakoneta - Fred Beishelm, 60, of this city, died suddenly last Tuesday at Norfolk, Va., where he was employed, from acute indigestion. His family here was not notified until yesterday. Remains taken to Belmore in Putnam county, for burial. [Lima News, Jan 9, 1920]

Julia Morris Bennet
Mrs. Julia Morris Bennet, 76, of Route 1, Waynesfield, died at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday at her home. She had been ill six weeks. She was born in Goshen-tp. Mrs. Bennet is survived by a son, Victor R. Morris, Route 1, Waynesfield; a foster son, Earl M. Sloan, Dayton; a sister, Anna Morris, Lima; a brother Earl Sloan, Lakeview; three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services will be in the Methodist church, New Hampshire, at 2 p.m. Friday. Burial will be in Walnut Hill cemetery. The body will be returned to the residence Thursday afternoon. [The Lima News, unknown date]

Louise M. Bibler
Mrs. Louise M. Bibler, 77, died at 11 p.m. Monday at her home, here, following an extended illness. Mrs. Bibler was born in Pusheta-tp, and had been a lifelong resident of Wapakoneta and vicinity. She was married to Charles Bibler Jan. 17, 1903. He died in 1940. Several nieces and nephews survive. The body will be removed from the Siferd and Brookhart funeral home, here to the residence of a brother-in-law, L.A. Myers, 217 E. Auglaize-st, at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Final rites will be in the Myers home at 2 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Greenlawn cemetery. [The Lima News-January 10, 1950]

Sadie Bitters
Wapakoneta, Jan 2- Mrs. Sadie Bitters, 69, died Tuesday night at the home of a son, Dean Bitters Sr., Wapakoneta, following an illness of eight weeks. A native of Kossuth, she was born Jan 24, 1876, the daughter of Arnold Connor, had lived in Wapakoneta virtually all her life. She was a member of the Buckland Christian church. Surviving in addition to the son are three grandchildren and a brother, Mont Connor of Fennville, Mich. Her husband William H. died in 1923 The body will remain at the Siferd and Brookhart funeral home where services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, with Rev. George Herd officiating. Burial in Greenlawn cemetery. [Lima News, Jan 2, 1946]

BLACK HOOF, one of the Chiefs of the Shawnee Indians, died at Wapagthkonnetts (Wapakoneta, Ohio), about Sept. 1st, age about 114 years. He was known throughout the Western Country and was at St. Clairs, Harmer's, Crawford's, and Braddocks's defeat. (Oct. 11, 1831, "National Intelligencer", tr. by K. Torp)

Rolland L. Blakeley Sr.
ST. MARYS - Rolland L. Blakeley Sr. 84, died al 3:05 p. m. Sunday at Coldwater Community Hospital following an extended illness.
He was born Sept. 7, 1899, in Washington Township, Auglaize County, the son of Samuel and Cynthia Kuhn Blakeley. On Nov. 30, 1923, he married Dorothy Cowhick, who died in 1973.
Mr. Blakeley retired in 1984 from St. Marys Foundry. He served with Company K of the Ohio National Guard and was a member of Zion Lutheran Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs Clarence (Peg) Kohli of St Marys with whom he made his home; a son, Rolland L. Blakeley Jr. of North Webster, Ind., four grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; three sisters, Hazel Logan of Sidney. Mary Glick of Wapakoneta and Helen Adams of St. Marys; and a brother. Luther Blakeley of St. Marys.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home, Rev. Theodore T. Stellhorn III officiating Burial will be in Elm Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from t to 9 p.m. Tuesday. [The Lima News Mar 15, 1983]

Samuel N. Blakeley
ST. MARYS. Aug. 25, Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Yoder funeral home for Samuel N. Blakeley, 70, who died of a heart attack Saturday after a short illness. He is survived by his wife, Cynthia, and six children. Mrs. T. G. Logan, Sidney, Rolland Blakeley, St. Marys, Philip Blakeley, Detroit, Lt. Luther D. Blakeley, Southwest Pacific, Mrs. Harold Glick, Celina, and Mrs. John R. Adams, St. Marys. There are four grandchildren and one great grandchild. Two brothers are Bert of Blanchester and John Blakeley of Elyria, O. Burial in Elmgrove cemetery. [Lima News, Aug 25, 1943]

Clara Bankemper
On August 26, 1888, of cholera infantum, Clara, the little daughter of Joseph Bankemper, west of town.  Interment in the cemetery here Tuesday. [Minster Home Light, Saturday morning, Sept 1, 1888]

Isabel Bodell
Isabel Bodell, 62, of 1830 E. Elm, died at 12:45 am, Sunday in Lima Memorial Hospital.
Born June 6, 1915, in Waynesfield, she was a daughter of Edward A and Laura Krebs Shaw. Her mother survives here. She married Samuel L. Bodell who survives.
Other survivors include a son, Bud of Defiance; two grandchildren a sister, Mrs. Gene (Martha) Kobler of here, and two brothers, Gene Shaw of Rapidan, Va., and Maxwell Shaw or Waynesfield. She attended the Church of God. Services will he at 2 p.m. Tuesday in McAuley Funeral Home, Waynesfield, Rev. William W. Robins officiating. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery near Waynesfield [The Lima News Apr 24, 1978]

John J. Bollinger
SPENCERVILLE - John J. Bollinger, 82, of Rt. 1, near Kossuth, died at 6 am Tuesday in St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, following an extended illness.
He was born Jan. 8, 1891, in Kossuth, the son of John J. and Barbara Smith Bollinger. On April 14, 1943, he married the former Lila June Rupert, who survives.
Mr. Bollinger was a retired welder with the former Lima Ordinance Depot. He was a member of Acadia Lodge 306 of the Free and Accepted Masons, Royal Arch Masons Spencerville Chapter 169, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6772 in Spencerville and was a veteran of World War I.
Survivors also include two step-sons, Harold R. McDonald of Delphos and Thomas F. McDonald of St. Marys; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Mary Lanning of Celina.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday al Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home. Rev. Leonard Spacht and Rev. Judi Parker officiating. Graveside military rites by the Spencerville VFW and American legion will be in Kossuth Cemetery. Friends may call anytime after 7 tonight at the funeral home, where masonic memorial services will be held at 8 p.m Thursday. [Lima News, Mar 15, 1983]

Gladys M. Boltz
WAPAKONETA - Gladys M. Boltz, 77, died at 12:50 p.m. Monday at Wapakoneta Manor Nursing Home where she had been a patient for 12 days.
She was born March 17, 1905, in Wapakoneta, the daughter of Albert C. and Mary Elizabeth Weidner Boltz.
Miss Boltz was a retired waitress and had worked in several establishments in the area. She had also been an employee of DWG Cigar Corp. in Wapakoneta.
Survivors include two brothers, Robert M. Boltz of Marion and James Boltz of Wapakoneta; and three sisters, Helen M. Harvey and Mrs. John (Leona) Marshall, both of Marion, and Mrs. Robert G. Doris; Schneider of Wapakoneta.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Heinl-Long and Folk Funeral Home, Rev. William C. Winzeler officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph 's Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. [The Lima News Mar 15, 1983]

Julia Burd Botkin
ST. MARYS, Mrs. Julia Burd Botkin, 51, wife of Levi Botkin, died Tuesday from acute Bright's disease. She had spent her entire life in this community. Mrs. Botkin is survived by her husband and four children. [Lima News, Mar 1, 1922]

Melvin G. Botkin
Melvin G. Botkin, 84, 130 S. Frankfort St., Minster, died at 8 p.m. Feb. 13, 2003, at his residence after an extended illness.
He was born Nov. 9, 1919, in Wapakoneta, the son of Virgil and Myrtle (Hughes) Botkin. On Nov. 29, 1941, he married Rosabelle Westerheide, who died May 29, 1996.
Survivors include two sons, two daughters, 11 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a brother, Forest, and a grandchild.
He was a retired supervisor for Goodyear Tire & Rubber, St. Marys, and a World War II veteran, having served in the Military Police for the U.S. Army. He was a member of the St. Augustine Catholic Church, Minster. He was also a member of the Arrowhead Park Golf Club, American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars, all of Minster.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church, with the Rev. Louis Schmidt officiating. Burial will follow at the St. Augustine Cemetery, with full military honors by the Minster Firing Squad.
Calling is 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and 9 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster. [Daily Standard, Feb 15, 2003]

Steven W. Breiner
Steven W. Breiner, formerly of St. Marys, died at 12:22 p.m., Sept. 11, 1995, in Providence Hospital , Southfield , Mich. He was born Feb. 10, 1937, in Decatur , Ind. , to Charles and Florence Magley Breiner. His father and stepmother, Mnemosyne Toby Breiner, survive in St. Marys. On July 12, 1975, he married Eileen Dammeyer, who survives.
Mr. Breiner was an account executive at Cooper Engineered Products, Southfield, Mich. He was a 1955 graduate of Memorial High School and a graduate of Indiana Tech. He was a Navy veteran. Survivors also include two daughters a brother.; a sister, and four grandchildren. Services will begin at 11 a.m. today at Zion Lutheran Church , St. Marys. The Rev. Theodore T. Stellhorn will officiate. Burial will be in Elm Grove Cemetery , St. Marys. [Lima News, Sept. 13, 1995]

Arthur R. Brewer
Arthur R. Brewer, 76, died at 6:27 p.m. May 15, 1996, in Joint Township District Memorial Hospital , St. Marys. He was born Oct. 25, 1919, in St. Marys to William H. and Nettie T. Worstell Brewer. In June 1951 he married Onnolee "Bill" Alexander, who died Feb. 20, 1984.
Mr. Brewer retired from St. Marys Foundry Co. He was an Army veteran, having served in Europe during World War II. Survivors include a son, and two daughters. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Walter and the Rev. James Vance Brewer; and two sisters, Martha Brewer and Helen Greber. Graveside services will begin at 3 p.m. Monday at Elm Grove Cemetery , St. Marys. The Rev. Ferris L. Liske will officiate. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are by Long and Folk Funeral Home, St. Marys. [Lima News, May 13, 1996]

Phillip E. Brockert
Wapakoneta - Phillip E. Brockert, for many years engaged in the shoe business here, is dead, the result of paralysis. he is survived by his widow and seven children. [Lima Daily News, May 27, 1919]

Minnie Brockman
New Bremen, Jan 3- Funeral services were conducted at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Gilberg and Hegemier funeral home here, the Rev. J. C. Meichert of St. Paul's Evangelical Reformed church officiating, for Mrs. Minnie Brockman, 70, wife of Benjamin Brockman. She died in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Minnie Beickman, where she was taken two months ago. Burial was made in German Protestant cemetery. Surviving are the husband and two daughters, Mrs. Beickman of New Bremen and Miss Lorna Brockman, Dayton; a granddaughter; two sisters and a brother, Mrs. Anna Dohse, St. Marys; Mrs. Henry (Emma) Carey, Warren, O., Charles Greber, Ft. Wayne, Ind. [Lima News, Jan 3, 1946]

Bill D. Brown
Bill D. Brown, 57, died the evening of Jan. 24, 2010, at St. Rita’s Medical Center. He was born April 28, 1952, in Celina to Clarence R. Brown and Lois Ann (Reineke) Brown. His father survives in Okeechobee, Fla., and his mother in Wapakoneta.
Mr. Brown was a 1971 graduate of Wapakoneta Senior High School. He was a Marine Corps veteran. He attended Wright State University. He had worked at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton. He enjoyed reading and was an avid fisherman. He especially enjoyed spending time with his two Great Danes, Harley and Goober.
Survivors include his special friend, Becky Brown, of Wapakoneta; her three sons, Andrew Obenour, James Hunt and Daniel Brown; two sisters, Debra (Brody) Osborne, of Wapakoneta, and Kim Richard, of New Bremen; two nephews, Jason (Jill) Cummings and Dustin (Alicia) Lensch, both of Wapakoneta; and two nieces, Jessica (Tracy) Margraves and Jamie (Troy Wood) Thompson, both of Wapakoneta
He was preceded in death by a sister, Denise Marie Brown.
Memorial services will begin at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Schlosser Funeral Home, Wapakoneta, with military rites by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8445. The Rev. Mark Bauer will officiate. Burial will be at a later date in Greenlawn Cemetery, Wapakoneta. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until time of services Wednesday at the funeral home. [Lima News, Jan 26, 2010]

Ruth Cecilia Brown
Wapakoneta -- Died: Ruth Cecilia Brown, 3, infantile paralysis. [Lima News, Jan 5, 1921]

Charles F. Bubp
Charles F. Bubp, 85, is Claimed by Death
North Street Resident Ill Two Years; Wife Died Last Jan. 15
The death of Charles F. Bubp, 85, 508 North street, occurred this morning at 12:15 at Memorial hospital, Lima, following an illness of two years. His wife, the former Sura Nan Bower, died on Jan 15. The couple celebrated their 60th weeding anniversary on Dec. 27, 1950. bubp was born on March 5, 1866, in the house where he had lived, the son of late Michael and Mary Weiler Bubp. He had been a resident of the city practically all of his life. On Dec. 27, 1890, he married Sura Nan Bower, and he is the last remaining survivor of his family. Three sisters and one brother also preceded him in death. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Cass Kohler, North street and one son, Frederick Bubp, Lima street; two grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Bubp was the oldest member of the I. O. O. F., joining the organization on Jan. 9, 1888, and in 1893, he joined the Encampment of the organization. He also was a member of the Junior Order of the United American Mechanics. for many years he had been a stationery engineer at the old poser plant, Blume high school, Sheets Manufacturing Co., and the Old Wapakoneta Wheel Works. Known for his fishing ability Bubp had a cabin on Bass Lake, in Michigan, where he had gone annually for years. Last year due to his ill health, it was impossible for him to make the long trip. Funeral services will be held at the Siferd and Brookhart chapel at 2 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. George F. Weissling, pastor of the First English Lutheran church, officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. saturday evening. Members of the I. O. O. F., will hold services at the funeral home Saturday evening at 8 p.m. [unknown paper/date; Submitted by Tina Hursh: NOTE: Charles died 23 Feb 1951 Lima.]

Mary Bubp
Remains Of Mrs. Mary Bubp Laid To Rest - the remains of Mrs. Mary Bup, whose death occurred Monday, were conveyed to their last resting place in Greenlawn cemetery on Wednesday. Deceased was born March 19,1832 at Wurttemberg, Germany, and was the eldest child of Jacob and Catherine Weiler. Mrs. Bubp came to America when but fifteen years of age, and located in Wapakoneta, December 31, 1850, she was united in marriage to Michael Bubp, whose death occurred nine years ago. Three brothers and three sisters preceded her in death, and one brother, Michael Weiler, remains. She is also survived by her husband and five children, John Bubp, Mrs. Lucy Rohrbaugh, Mrs. Lucetta Bechdolt and Chas. Bubp of Wapakoneta; Mrs. J. W. Snyder and Children, Mr, and Mrs. Edward Snyder, Mr. and Mrs. Robert O'Hearn, Mrs. Fred Eikman, Albert Snyder, Miss Mabel Snyder, of Dayton; Mrs. Lydia Hoppler and grandson, of Sidney; Mrs. Emma Alter and Daughters Gladys and Luelle of Cleveland. [Paper/date unknown. NOTE: Mary died 27 Aug 1917 in Wapak. - Sub. by Tina Hursh]

Michael Bubp
Death Of Michael Bubp Occurred Friday Night - Passed Away at His Home on North Street After an Illness with Bright's Disease.
-Funeral Services Sunday Afternoon.
After an illness of six weeks duration with Bright's disease, Michael BUBP, an aged and highly respected resident of Wapakoneta, passed away at his home on Fourth street at 8 o'clock Friday evening. Mr. Bubp became ill several weeks ago, but was only bedfast for the past two weeks. He bravely fought the battle of life, but when the hand of Death beckoned him to his reward he was ready to go. Michael Bubp was born near Hamilton, Ohio, 81 years ago, but had been a resident of Wapakoneta for a number of years. He conducted a saw mill here for several years; but had been leading a retired life for some time. He was united in marriage to Mary WEILER, who with five children, Chas BUBP, of Cass street, Mrs. Peter ROERBAUGH, of North street, Mrs. Israel BECHDOLT, of North street, and John BUBP, of North street, and Mrs. J. W. SNYDER, of Dayton , survive. The funeral services of Michael Bubp, whose death occurred at his home on North street, Friday evening, were held at the residence Sunday afternoon with Rev. J. H. Cuder officiating. The funeral was held under the anspices of Hamer Lodge, No. 167, F.&A.M., of which the deceased had been a member for the past 36 years. The services were largely attended by friends and relatives which showed the high esteem in which he had always been held. [Submitted by Tina Hursh: died November 6, 1908 - born July 1827 Hamilton Co. to John and Elizabeth BUBP parents of Georgetown, Penn.- 8 sisters; Mrs Julia SWIGART of Jackson Center- 1 brother- 1 half sister;Mrs Lydia HOPPER of Sidney-1 half bother;George of Oklahoma-came to Wapak 1835-m'd Mary WEILER December 31,1850-children;John, Charles, Mrs Peter ROHRBAUGH, Mrs. Lucetta BECHDOLT, Mrs. J. W. SNYDER of Dayton- 81y-buried Greenlawn Cem., Wapak.]

Bill Burden Sr.

St. Marys -- Bill Burden Sr., 76, died at 1 p.m. Dec. 20, 2009, at his residence. Graveside services will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Resthaven Memory Gardens, Moulton, with military rites. Darrel Pennington will officiate. Arrangements are by Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys. [Lima News, Dec 21, 2009]

Cloyde E. Burden
Cloyde E. Burden, 57, former Lima resident, died at 9 p.m. Tuesday at the home of his brother Earl Burden in Logan-co. Death was due to heart trouble. Besides the brother, at whose home he died, he leaves one sister, Mrs. J. D. Tamm, Shawnee-tp. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Bethel church near Wapakoneta. Burial will be in the church cemetery. [Lima News, Sep 15, 1926]

David Burden
St Marys Funeral services for David Burden will be held Thursday afternoon at the Elm Grove cemetery chapel. Rev. R.W. Willmann will officiate. [The Lima News - June 5, 1940]

Peter Burk Sr.
St Marys- Aged ninety years, Peter Burk Sr., native of Galway, Ireland is dead at his home near Glynwood where he lived for sixty years. Two sons and two daughters survive. [Lima Daily News, May 24, 1920]

John Busch
Wapakoneta - Funeral services for John Busch, 68, who died Tuesday, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the Siferd and Brookhart Funeral parlors with the Rev. J. B. Shellhaas, conducting. Burial will be in Evergreen cemetery. Busch for the last several years had been employed as a farmhand by Russell Weinert of here at whose home he died. [unknown newspaper/date]

Josephine Busse
MINSTER, April 3, Funeral services will be held in St. Augustine church Monday at 10:30 a. m. for Mrs. Josephine Busse, 73, widow of Frank Busse, veteran Minster businessman, who died early Thursday a half-hour after suffering a heart attack. Rev. Theodore Koenn will have charge and interment will be made in the church burial ground. Her husband, whom she married in 1887, died in 1936. Nine children survive, along with eight grandchildren, and five brothers and sisters. [Lima News, Apr 3, 1942]

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