Alice Rose Leu
(1926 - 2004)
ARCHBOLD - Alice Rose Leu, 78, of Archbold, died Monday night, May 31, 2004, at her home, following a brief illness.
Born Jan. 17, 1926, near Lima, to Edith (Kurtz) and James Bigelow, she married Herman Leu on April 27, 1947, and he preceded her in death on May 24, 2000.
A resident of the Archbold area since 1947, she was a homemaker and a dietary aide at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold for about 20 years.
She is survived by a son, Joe (and wife, Dianne) Leu of Delta; a daughter, Jeannine Leu of Archbold; two grandsons, Justin and Ryan Leu; and a brother, Norman (Barb) Bigelow of Newark. Preceding her in death, in addition to her husband, were her parents.
Visitation will be held Wednesday from 3-9 p.m. in the Short Funeral Home in Archbold.
Services will be private with Alan Weese to officiate. Interment will follow in the Lauber Hill Cemetery near Archbold.
Lillian M. Teegarden
(1920 - 2004)
Lillian Marjorie (Burger) Teegarden, 83, of Bryan, died early Tuesday morning, June 1, 2004, at the Park View Nursing Home in Edgerton where she had been a patient.
Born July 16, 1920, at Kansas City, Mo., she was the daughter of Eva (Mitchell) and John Burger. On Aug. 21, 1943, she married the Rev. Robert Teegarden and he preceded her in death on Jan. 8, 2000.
A member of the Messiah Church of the Brethren in Kansas City, she had worked as a church secretary. She graduated from Bethany Bible School and was involved with Church Women United. She is survived by three sons, Robert (and wife, Barbara) Teegarden, Clyde (Karen) Teegarden and Vincent (Barbara) Teegarden; two grandchildren, Jesse (Heather) Teegarden and Mrs. M. William (Tina) Bussing; and three great-grandchildren, Austin Teegarden, Leah and Bianca Bussing, all of Bryan.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by an infant son, John.
Visitation will be held Thursday from 5-8 p.m. in the Burr Funeral Home and Crematory.
Services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in the Lick Creek Church of the Brethren with the Rev. Dorothy Ritchey-Moore to officiate. Burial will follow in the Fountain Grove Cemetery, Bryan.
Memorials may be made to the Messiah Church of the Brethren or to the Alzheimer's Association.
Maria Helen Patricia Spangler
(May 25, 2004 - May 26, 2004)
SHERWOOD - Maria Helen Patricia Spangler died Wednesday, May 26, 2004, at Parkview Memorial Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind.
She was born at Hicksville on May 25, 2004, to Natalia Vogelsong and Jeffery Spangler. Surviving, in addition to her parents, are paternal grandparents, Helen Spangler of Montpelier, Thomas Spangler of Sherwood; maternal grandparents, Sandy and Pat Vogelsong of Hicksville; paternal great-grandmother, Betty Spangler of Montpelier; and maternal great-grandparents, Harold and Barbara Vogelsong of Ney.
Private services were held Monday in the Burr Funeral Home and Crematory-Sherwood with Pastor Tim Richards officiating.
Memorials may be made to the family.
Frances M. Phelps
(1910 - 2004)
WEST UNITY - Frances M. Phelps, 93, of West Unity, died Monday afternoon, May 31, 2004, at Harborside Healthcare Northwestern Ohio-Bryan.
Born Nov. 14, 1910, at Lake Orion, Mich., to Eva and Roy Young, she married Howard L. Phelps and he preceded her in death in 1965.
A 1929 graduate of Lake Orion High School, she was a homemaker and a Methodist by faith. Surviving are a son, Howard L. (and wife, Jean) Phelps Jr. of Lake Orion; a daughter, Mrs. Dr. Ray (Norma) Burrowes of West Unity; nine grandchildren, Mrs. Duane (Noray) Clark of Holland, Mark (Kris) Burrowes of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Bruce (Melody) Burrowes, Scott (Brenda) Burrowes and Mrs. Michael (Lisa) King, all of West Unity, and Ardean, Greg, Joe and Mike Phelps of Lake Orion; 13 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Charles Young.
Visitation will be held Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. in the Hollingshead-Beck Funeral Home in West Unity.
Funeral services will be held Thursday in the Sparks-Griffin Funeral Home in Lake Orion at 1 p.m. with an hour of visitation prior to the service. Burial will be in the East Lawn Cemetery in Lake Orion.
Charles L. "Lindy" Ogden Sr.
(1927 - 2004)
MONTPELIER - Charles L. "Lindy" Ogden Sr., 77, of Montpelier and formerly of Bridgewater Township, died Tuesday, June 1, 2004, at his residence.
Born May 23, 1927, at East St. Louis, Ill., to Mae Evelyn (Smith) and Audie Ogden, he married Kathryn M. Butler and she survives.
A World War II Army veteran, he retired as a steel fabricator at Challenge-Cook Bros. in Bryan after approximately 14 years.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, Charles L. (and wife, Melissa) Ogden Jr., Audie "Bill" Ogden and Brian (Barbara) Ogden, all of Montpelier; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Private services will be held at a later date. Thompson Funeral Home-Montpelier is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the family in care of the Thompson Funeral Home, 204 E. Main St., Montpelier, OH 43543.
Olin C. Woolace
(1906 - 2004)
STRYKER - Olin C. Woolace, 97, of Stryker, died Monday, June 7, 2004, at Hillside Nursing Home in Bryan.
Born Aug. 22, 1906, at Fayette, to Phoebe (Vanderveer) and Perle Woolace, he married Ethel Clark and she preceded him in death.
A farmer for many years, he was the founder of Woolace Electric in Stryker. Prior to his retirement, he had worked for the state highway department, Aro Corporation in Bryan, and Surplus Materials Division of Essex Wire in Stryker.
He was a member of Stryker United Methodist Church and a 50 year member of the Evansport Masonic Lodge No. 511.
Surviving are a son, Butch (and wife, Vickie) Woolace of Bryan; a daughter, Mrs. Ted (Bonnie) Ferguson of Fremont, Ind.; 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; and a special friend, Penny Schmidt.
Preceding him in death, in addition to his wife, were one grandchild, one great-grandchild, two sisters and four brothers.
Visitation will be held Tuesday from 2-9 p.m. in the Grisier Funeral Home in Stryker.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Stryker United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mel Peter and the Rev. Dane Meuschke to officiate. Interment will follow in the Evansport Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Karen Kay Hofacker
(1954 - 2004)
DEFIANCE - Karen Kay Hofacker, 50, of Defiance, died Sunday morning, June 6, 2004, at the Defiance Regional Medical Center.
Born Jan. 26, 1954, in Paulding County, to Dorothy (Furrer) and Wayne Stoller, she married Ronald L. Hofacker on June 22, 1985, and he survives.
A member of the first graduating class of Wayne Trace High School in 1972, she was formerly employed by Quality Farm and Fleet in Van Wert and as a bookkeeper and office manager for W.S. Stoller Honey in Latty.
She was a member of the Rose Hill Church of God.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her parents, Wayne and Dorothy Stoller of Latty; two brothers, Dwight (and wife, Lori) Stoller of Latty and Wendell (Cindi) Stoller of Cookeville, Tenn.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Lonny Stoller.
Visitation will be held Wednesday from 2-9 p.m. in the Latty Apostolic Christian Church Fellowship Hall, Latty, and one hour prior to services at the Rose Hill Church of God on Thursday.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. in the church. Burial will be in the Latty Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Gideon International or to National Alliance for Mentally Ill of Four County Ohio.
Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding, is in charge of arrangements.