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Obituaries and Death Notices

Henrietta Opperman
Henrietta Opperman, 51, died at 1:35 p.m. Wednesday in Joint Township Hospital, St. Marys. Survivors include her mother, Mrs. Myra Egbert of Wapakoneta; her husband Myron; a son Steve of St. Marys; a daughter Karla of Dayton; two grandchildren; a sister Mrs. Don (Doris) Will of Ft. Wayne; and a brother Dennis Egbert of Sidney. Services will be at 2 p.m. in First United Church of Christ. Burial will be in Pilger Ruhe Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Vornholt funeral Home and at the church after 11:30 a.m. Saturday. [The Lima News- Mar 16, 1978]

Thomas Orr
Wapakoneta - Thomas ORR, 65, a former resident of Uniopolis and formerly employed at Lima City Hospital, was fatally injured at noon yesterday when the machine in which he was riding was struck by a fast passenger train at New Castle, Ind., according to word received by relatives here late Tuesday. He died a few minutes later enroute to a hospital. ORR was visiting a son and daughter, Scott ORR and Mrs. Eva BASHORE, of New Castle, and was substituting for a friend, Harvey FRAIZER, at a pipe line company in this city. FRAIZER was working on the polls and asked ORR to substitute for him knowing that he had been out of work for several months. The accident occurred as the man was returning home from work at noon. Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. W.J. RINEHART and Mrs. B.B. BLANK, both of Uniopolis, Mrs. Edith SPYKER, of Snyder Crossing, North of this city, Mrs. Eva BASHORE, of New Castle, and a daughter whose name could not be learned but living in Florida, and one son Scott ORR, of New Castle. Funeral arrangements have not been completed. [Lima News, 1930]

Ruth Marie Ott
WAPAKONETA, O., April 4 - Funeral services for Ruth Marie Ott, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Ott, residing in the Olive Branch district, will be held at 9 a. m., Saturday in the Immaculate Conception Catholic church, Botkins, with the Rev. Fr. Henry Lammers officiating. She died Wednesday morning following an illness of three months. Surviving are her parents one sister, Rosemary and one brother, Bernard. Mr. and Mrs. David Tester, W. Mechanic-st, this city, paternal grandparents of the child, also survive. [Lima News, Apr 4, 1930]

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