Obituaries Archive

Edward Warren Marks Sr., 84

Edward Warren Marks Sr., 84, of Hamersville, died Feb. 4, 2006. He was born Sept. 18, 1921, the son of the late William Edward and Ina Mae (Carter) Marks. He served in the Army Corps of Engineers during World War II where he fought for five years and earned four Bronze Stars.

Gladys Hancock, 98

Gladys E. Hancock, 98, of Bethel, died Feb. 6, 2006. She was born Oct. 6, 1907, the daughter of the late Wilbur D. and Harriet (Lindsey) Hancock. She was a factory worker for Siemens and Allis Chalmers.

Helen K. Zeciski, 85

Helen K. Zeciski, 85, of Milford, died Feb. 1, 2006. She was an office manager. She was preceded in death by her father, Augusto Marchi, and mother Camilla Guidi.

Bernice Katherine Bitzer, 88

Bernice Katherine Bitzer, 88, of Milford, died Jan. 31, 2006. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband Edward George Bitzer, Sr.

Elmer E. Ledington, 75

Elmer E. Ledington, 75, of Union Township, died Feb. 2, 2006. He was an Army Veteran. He is survived by wife, May; son, Joseph; three brothers, Denver, Phil, Ronny; two grandchildren; and one great grandchild.

Homer Abner, 85

Homer Abner, 85, of New Richmond died Feb. 4, 2006. He was born Jan. 27, 1921, the son of the late Robert and Alaphair (Barger) Abner. He served in the Marine Corps during World War II.

Rex Moore, 84

Rex Moore, 84, formerly of Bethel, died Jan. 22, 2006. He was born Aug. 5, 1921, the son of the late Volney and Esther (Risner) Moore. He was a World War II Army Veteran.

Louis H. Shinkle, 81

Louis H. Shinkle, 81, of Batavia, died Jan. 25, 2006. He was a World War II veteran. He served six years as Batavia Township Trustee.

Ethel Dora Frazier, 74

Ethel Dora Frazier, 74, of Goshen Township, died Jan. 27, 2006. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by parents Dora Mae Willoughby and Ray Carpenter.

Louis Edwin Wenstrup, 82

Louis Edwin Wenstrup, 82, of Miami Township, died Jan. 26, 2006. He was a World War II 2nd Lieutenant Army Aircorp veteran. He was an insurance adjuster.


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