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Eugene Harmon Davis
Eugene Harmon Davis, 87, 1108 Kingswood Court, Celina, died at 9:02 p.m. Jan. 15, 2003, at Colonial Nursing Center, Rockford.
He was born Feb. 8, 1915, in Celina, to Rowland and Cora Etta (Siler) Davis. On March 22, 1941, he married Marjorie K. Seward who is deceased.
Survivors are three brothers, Robert (Clara), Edward (JoAnn) and Armon (Virginia), all of Celina; a sister, Romola (Charles) Beougher, Rockford; and a sister-in-law, Ruth, St. Marys.
Deceased are a brother, Kenneth, a sister, Zella Ruth Harter, and an infant brother, Russell.
He was a member of St. Paul’s Methodist Church, Celina, and a member of the American Legion post #0178, Van Wert. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict.
Services are 1 p.m. Saturday at Lehman Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Katie Hayes officiating. A military graveside burial will be held at North Grove Cemetery, Celina. Calling is 4-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
[Daily Standard, Jan 16, 2003]

Wilson E. Denney

Wilson E. Denney, 80, of Hamilton, formerly of Celina, died at 5:22 p.m. Dec. 27, 2009, at Hospice of Hamilton.
Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. today at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina. The Rev. Richard Van Horn will officiate. Burial will be in North Grove Cemetery, Celina. Friends may call one hour prior to services today at the funeral home.
[Lima News, Dec 30, 2009]

Mabel C. Dibert

CELINA - Mabel C. Dibert, 94, died at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Community Hospital, Coldwater. She was born Oct. 17, 1890, in St. Louis, Mich., the daughter of Thomas Colbry and Martha Jane Leppard. On Aug. 25, 1907 she married Peter F. Dibert, who died Aug 22,1969. Mrs. Dibert was a member of United Methodist Church, Celina.
Survivors include three sons, Noble Dibert of Celina, LaRue Dibert of East Tawas, Mich., and Carl Dibert of Hemlock, Mich; three daughters, Mrs. Sam (Irene) Galloway of Rockford, Maxine Witten of Van Wert and Velma Jones of Toledo; 21 grandchildren; 47 great- grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, at W.H. Dick and Sons Funeral Home, Celina, Rev. Dennis Daley officiating. Burial will be in Tomlinson Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday.
[Lima News, Aug 15, 1985]

Ida Dibble
Celina - Final rites will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Ayers funeral home, Ft. Wayne, Ind, for Miss Ida Dibble, 82, formerly of here, who died in St. Joseph hospital, Ft. Wayne, early Saturday. The body will be removed to Celina for burial at 2 p.m. Tuesday in North Grove cemetery. Surviving are a brother William of here, and several nieces and nephews.
[The Lima News, Feb. 8, 1948]

Verna M. Dibble
CELINA - Verna M. Dibble, 78, died Tuesday at St. Joseph's Hospital in Mount Clemens, Mich. She was born Dec. 10, 1904, in Tama, the daughter of Ferd and Lucinda Ann Smalley Smith. She married Don Dibble, who is deceased. Survivors include two daughters, June White of Mount Clemens, Mich., and Mrs. John (Marjorie) Lupica of Cherry Hill, N.J.; six grandchildren; and five great-grand-children.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at W.H. Dick and Sons Funeral Home, Celina, Rev. Eugene Langholz officiating. Burial will be in North Grove Cemetery. Friends may call until 5 and from 7 to 9 today at the funeral home.
[Lima News, Sep 23, 1981]

Walter H. Dick
CELINA - Walter H. Dick, 89, of Celina. founder of the W H Dick & Sons FuneraL Home in Mendon, died at 3:30 p. m. Thursday in Gibbons Hospital, Celina. He also founded the Celina branch of the funeral home in 1977 and became a licensed embalmer in 1909. He was born March 12,1885. in Clark County, a son of Arthur and Margaret P. (Ayers) Dick On Dec. 24. 1911 he married Nellie Lutz, who preceded him in death in 1955.
Survivors include two sons and partners in business. Charles A. (Cy) of Celina and W. Hubert of Mendon; a daughter. Mrs Marvin (Dorothy) Cowan of Ohio City; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by a daughter in 1967 a brother, a sister and a grandson. Mr Dick was a member of the Celina First Church of God and a teacher and member of its Joy Bearers Sunday school class. He was also a member and past master of the Mendon Masonic Lodge and a member and past patron of the Mendon Order of Eastern Star He was affiliated with the Ohio National and trd District Funeral Directors Association. Funeral services will be held at 2 p. m. Sunday in W H Dick & Sons Funeral Home, Celina, with the Rev. Paul Tewell and the Rev. C. Q McMillian officiating.
Burial will be in North Grove Cemetery. Celina Friends may call from 7 to 9 p. m today at the funeral home in Mendon, and after 3 p. m. Saturday in the Celina funeral home.
[Van Wert Times, May 3, 1974]

Paul Lanham Duffee
Obituary appeared in The Daily Standard Apr 2, 2001
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Sept. 20, 1930, in Corsicana, Texas, to Paul Y. and S. Catherine (Lanham) Duffee
Occupation: graphics artist
Died: March 29, 2001 at his residence
Survived by: wife; 1 son; twin grandchildren
Burial: Gethsemane Cemetery, St. Marys

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