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Unless noted otherwise, these were submitted by Linda Dietz

Elizabeth Wannemacher
[Van Wert Times, Aug 31, 1978]
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: July 17, 1882, in Putnam County, a daughter of John and Anna (Rekert) Odenweller.
Married to: Alphonse Wannemacher for 43 years
Occupation: homemaker
Died: Aug 31, 1978 Delphos Memorial Home
Burial: St. Mary's Cemetery.

Leroy N. Warnement
Kalida - Leroy N. "Lee" Warnement, 77, died at 4:45 a.m. Jan. 31, 2010, at the Meadows of Kalida.
He was born Sept. 26, 1932, in Ottoville to Albert Sr. and Alma Bendele Warnement, who preceded him in death. On June 9, 1956, he married Mary Ann Holtz, who survives in Kalida. They were married for 53 years.
Mr. Warnement retired from Ford Motor Co., Lima, after 38 years. He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, Kalida and its Holy Name Society. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 370, Lima, and Loyal Order of Moose in Winter Haven, Fla.
Survivors also include four sons, four grandchildren, three brothers, and two sisters.
A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Michael Catholic Church, Kalida. The Rev. Mark Hoying will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Love Funeral Home, Ottawa.
[Lima News Feb 1, 2010]

Robert L. Weis
Robert L. Weis, 71, of Lawton, Mich., formerly of Ottawa, died at 6:55 p.m. Feb. 11, 2010, at Hospice by the Sea, Boca Raton, Fla.
He was born May 3, 1938, in Lima to Elmer and Elizabeth (Callawaert) Weis. His father preceded him in death; his mother, survives in Glandorf. On Dec. 30, 1961, he married his wife, who survives in Lawton, Mich.
Mr. Weis was owner of Weis's Americana Antique Shop in Ottawa. He was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Ottawa. He was a life member of the Knights of Columbus, Ottawa. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors also include a son, two daughters, eight grandchildren, three brothers, a sister, two step-brothers, two step-sisters.
A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 1 p.m. Friday at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Ottawa. The Rev. Matt Josefiak will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery, with military rites by the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars, Ottawa posts. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Love Funeral Home, Ottawa, where a Scripture service will begin at 2:30 p.m. and a K. of C. rosary service will begin at 7:30 p.m.
[Lima News, Feb 15, 2010]

Stephen Whiston
Mr. Stephen Whiston, aged 77 yrs. and an old resident of Perry township, this county, died last week.
[Putnam County Sentinel, March 5, 1915]

Betty Whitman
Dupont - Betty Whitman, five, daughter of John Whitman, Continental business man, died suddenly yesterday. The child had been ill with measles but her illness had not been considered serious. Burial in Monroe cemetery.
[Lima News Apr 2, 1933]

Rev. Carl Willacker
CONTINENTAL, Feb. 7- Rev. Carl Willacker, former assistant pastor of St. Johns Catholic church, Lima, has received word of the death of his brother, Edward Willacker, 41, of Bucyrus. Funeral services were to be held this morning at the residence of his parents, in Bucyrus. Besides his parents and Rev. Willacker, Edward is survived by another brother and two sisters.
[Lima News, Feb 7, 1941]

Edward Wischmeyer
[Lima News Sep 23, 1980]
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: July 8, 1890, in Putnam County, the son of William and Mary Hesseling Wischmeyer.
Died: Sep 22, 1980 at St. Rita's Medical Center
Burial: S. Peter and Paul Catholic Church Cemetery

Rev. Fr. Wittmer
Ottawa -- Rev. Fr. Wittmer, 65, pastor of St. John's church, Glandorf, died at 4 p.m. Monday, after an illness of several weeks, from pneumonia. He had served as parish priest in Glandorf 16 years and was much beloved by the large congregation.
[unknown newspaper/date]

Frank H. (Pete) Wueller
OTTAWA - Frank H.(Pete) Wueller, 80, of Rt. 2. Leipsic, died 8:20 a.m. Tuesday in St Rita's Hospital, Lima. He was a retired employe of Sylvania Electric Co.
He was born Dec. 11, 1892 in Fort Jennings to Henry and Cathryn (Sager) Wueller and married Lillian Ebbeskotte in 1921. She died in November 1961.
Surviving are a daughter, 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Mrs. Clara Steffen, of Rt. 2, Leipsic and Mrs. Wilbur Morgan of Detroit, Mich.; and brothers, Henry Wallen ofRt. 3, Delphos and Edward of Lima.
He was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Ottawa; the CK of 0, Fort Jennings; and the Fort Jennings Post of the American Legion. He was also a veteran of World War I.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday in the church, Rev. Werner officiating, with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Fort Jennings. A scripture service will be at 8 p.m. Thursday in the McCrate Funeral Home Ottawa. The Rosary will be recited at the 7 p.m. Mass Thursday at the church.
Graveside military services will be conducted by the Fort Jennings American Legion. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 today.
[Lima News Dec 13, 1972]


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