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Roman A. Utrup PDF Print
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 8:48 PM


Oct. 5, 1927

April 27, 2014




Roman A. UtrupRoman A. Utrup, 86, of Delphos, died at 10:54 p.m. Sunday at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.

He was born Oct. 5, 1927, in Ottoville to August and Caroline (Pohl) Utrup, who preceded him in death.

He married Ankara Miller in 1985 and she survives in Delphos.

Jared Benjamin Osting PDF Print
Sunday, April 27, 2014 8:00 PM

Jared OstingJune 18, 1992-April 25, 2014

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Jared Benjamin Osting, 21, of Lafayette, Indiana, passed away Friday.

He was born in Wooster on June 18, 1992, to Jan and Janet Osting, who survive.

He is also survived by his fiancee, Tori Blue Lynn; two siblings, Grant Osting and Brittany (Curt) Butler; and two grandmothers, Mary Savidge of Spencerville and Elizabeth Osting of Delphos.

He is preceded in death by his grandfathers, Mike Savidge and Edward Osting.

Jared graduated from McCutcheon High School in 2011 and attended Vincennes University. He joined the United States Marine Corp this spring. He enjoyed hunting, riding his motorcycle and hanging out with friends.

Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Soller Baker Lafayette Chapel, 400 Twyckenham Blvd., Lafayette.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Charity Baptist Church, 1718 N 15th St., Lafayette. Burial will be at Meadow View Cemetery, 3733 Poland Hill Rd., Lafayette.

Virginia Elizabeth (Grey) Wannemacher PDF Print
Sunday, April 27, 2014 8:00 PM

Virginia Elizabeth (Grey) WannemacherAug. 4, 1942-April 26, 2014

OTTOVILLE — Virginia E. Wannemacher, 71, of Ottoville died 8:42 a.m. Saturday at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.

She was born Aug. 4, 1942, in Toledo to Edward and Thelma (Todd) Grey, who preceded her in death.

On Sept. 1, 1973, she married Paul Wannemacher, who survives in Ottoville.

Virginia is also survived by her children, Ann (Mike) James of Payne, Jim (Rachel) Wannemacher of Ottoville and John (Amanda) Wannemacher of Delphos; three sisters, Pat (Jim) Kratzman, Judith Pidcock and Mary Worden all of Toledo; a brother, Frank (Ruth) Grey of Holland; seven grandchildren, Kylee, Mikel, Liz, Zack, Rian, Arin and Chloe; and many nieces and nephews.

She is also preceded in death by a sister, Beverly June Bailey; and two brothers, James and Donald Grey.

Virginia retired from Eaton Corp. in Van Wert. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Ottoville. She had been a nun with Sisters of the Precious Blood and enjoyed a teaching career where she taught elementary school in Tiffin and Toledo, and later substituted for Ottoville Local School and other area schools. She enjoyed spending time with her grandkids, baking, cooking and she always put others before herself.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ottoville, with Fr. Jerome Schetter officiating.

Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Jackson Township.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to Van Wert Inpatient Hospice or the charity of your choice.

Condolences may be expressed to www.lovefuneralhome.com.

Mary M. Lause PDF Print
Friday, April 25, 2014 8:25 PM

June 28, 1923-April 22, 2014

Mary M. LauseDELPHOS — Mary M. Lause, 90, of Delphos, died at 6:25 a.m. Monday at Vancrest Healthcare Center.

She was born June 28, 1923, in Delphos to Raymond and Margaret (Stepleton) Schwinnen, who preceded her in death.

Charles R. ‘Dick’ Say PDF Print
Thursday, April 24, 2014 8:00 PM

Charles R. "Dick" SayAug. 30, 1921 -  April 24, 2014

Charles R. “Dick” Say died at 7:13 a.m. Thursday in Van Wert County Hospital.

He was born Aug. 30, 1921, in Delphos to J. H. and Elizabeth (Delaney) Say, who preceded him in death.

On Jan. 26, 1943, he married Mary (Pollock), who survives.

He is also survived by sons, Rick (Linda) Say and Bob (Gina) Say both of Van Wert; grandchildren, Bart (Theresa) Say, Sarah (Matt) Sease, Amy (Tom) Williamson and Jeff Say; and seven great-grandchildren surviving.

He was the founder, owner and operator of VW Auto, Inc., in Van Wert for many years. He was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Van Wert, Knights of Columbus Council 6034, a life member of BPOE Lodge 1197, a member of Van Wert Rotary, a US Army veteran of World War ll and a graduate of Delphos St. John’s High School.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church with Fathers James Say and Stanley Szybka officiating.

Friends may call at Brickner Funeral Home from 2-6 p.m. Sunday. A Parish Vigil and Rosary service will follow the visitation.

Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery Van Wert.

Preferred memorials are to St. Mary of the Assumption School.

Condolences may be left on our website, www.bricknerfuneralhome.com, or sent to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


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