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Genealogical Abstracts November 1996

SURNAMES: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

ANDREWSON, BEY, CASHMAN, FINKENBINER, HESS, HIATT, HOLE, KOVERMAN, MARCHAL, NICHOLAS, PLOCK, POEPPELMAN, SCHELLHASE, SEBRING, WRAY appeared on Wednesday, November 6, 1996

Engagement:
Brenda Sue POEPPELMAN, d/o Ernest and Virginia POEPPELMAN of Yorkshire, will marry Chad Brit WRAY, s/o Chuck and Peg WRAY of Sidney. The wedding will take place later this month at St. Nicholas Church, Osgood.

An ad states: Happy 94th Birthday Earl MARCHAL, from your Versailles Family

Judge Richard E. HOLE II recently received Superior Judicial Service Awards from the Supreme Court.

In the A While Ago column:

10 years ago:
Mr. and Mrs. Harold BEY celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary.

25 years ago:
Mayor Pat HIATT was re-elected in the general election, defeating M.C. CASHMAN and Cyril PLOCK, both of whom were former mayors.
Area deaths: John R. KOVERMAN 76, Emma M. SCHELLHASE 81.

50 years ago:
Col. G. Warner NICHOLAS, Field Artillery, returned to his hometown and civilian life after more than six years service in the army.
Area deaths: Miss Clara HESS 68, Mrs. Mary SEBRING 100, Mrs. Anni e ANDREWSON 79, Budd Loyal FINKENBINER 22.


BEY, BOHMAN, BORGES, COOL, DIDOT, DIRKSEN, ERDLEY, GIGANDET, GOUBEAUX, GRAY, GUNTHER, HECKMAN, KERNS, KRAMER, MAGOTEAUX, MARCHAL, MARTIN, MONNIN, MOORMAN, PITSENBARGER, PLESSINGER, SCHILLING, VOISARD, WATREN appeared on Wednesday, November 13, 1996

50th Wedding Anniversary:
Jerome and Loretta MONNIN BEY will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married November 27, 1946 at St. Remy Catholic Church, Russia.

Engagements:
Karla MOORMAN, d/o Mr. and Mrs. Carl MOORMAN of Versailles will marry Tony BORGES, s/o Mr. and Mrs. Steve BORGES of Minster in late November.

Jennifer Ann DIRKSEN, d/o Delbert and Janice DIRKSEN of Versailles will marry Stephan Lorys BOHMAN on November 30th at Holy Family Church, Frenchtown. Stephan is the s/o James BOHMAN of Russia and Cynthia COOL of Greenville.

Deaths:
Mrs. Viola Mary VOISARD, 89, of Cridersville, OH, died November 5, 1996 in Lima, OH. She was born Jul. 11, 1907 in the Shelby County/Russia area, d/o Lewis and Mary MARCHAL WATREN and lived most of her life in Russia. Husband; William F. VOISARD. Burial in St. Remy's Cemetery.

Jerry KERNS, a native of Versailles and resident of Greenville for the last five years, died November 9, 1996 in Dayton. He w as the s/o Gerald C. and Margaret KERNS. Wife; Sue KERNS.

In the A While Ago column:

10 years ago:
Area deaths: James Melvin GRAY 55, Hope ERDLEY 96, William S. SCHILLING 73, Clarence E. (Pitsy) PITSENBARGER 90, and Mary Pauline GUNTHER 70.

25 years ago:
Ted L. MARTIN of Arcanum was the new manager of DIDOT Jewelers in Versailles, the oldest jewelry store in Darke County.
Dick and Pat GIGANDET, former partners in the C & J Cafe, purchased Gerlach's Bootery on East Main St.
Area deaths: Rosa KRAMER 76, Elizabeth HECKMAN 70, Mary E. PLESSINGER 71.

50 years ago:
A grand opening of the Serviceman's Club was held at the new building at the corner of Wood and South Center Streets. Atty. Jerome GOUBEAUX, veteran of WWII, gave the dedication address.
Mary Louis MAGOTEAUX was the homecoming queen at VHS. Area death: Ellen PITSENBARGER.


BILLHEIMER, BRUENING, BULCHER, DIRCKSEN, DIRKSEN, FISHER, GRIESHOP, GUILLOZET, HUPE, MAGOTEAUX, PLEIMAN, POLING, RADABAUGH, RISMILLER, SEEKER, SHANER, SIEGEL, SITZMAN, SMITH, SOMMER, STAMM, STUCKE, THOBE, WATREN, WENDEL, YORK appeared on Wednesday, November 20, 1996

Wedding:
Jacqueline Kay GRIESHOP and Daniel Paul WATREN were married October 12, 1996, at St. Remy Catholic Church in Russia. Jacqueline is the d/o Frank and Jean GRIESHOP of Russia. Daniel is the s/o Tom and Charlene WATREN of Versailles and the grandson of Pauline WATREN and Woodrow and Viola SITZMAN.

Deaths:
Mary Louise FISHER, 68, of Jackson Center, Ohio, died November 16, 1996 at home. Born May 19, 1928 to Frank and Irena SOMMER SIEGEL. Burial in St. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Newport.

Judy DIRCKSEN, 55, of Minster, Ohio, died November 18, 1996 at home. Born October 9, 1941 in Frenchtown; d/o Orville and Viola BRUENING BULCHER. Her first husband was Thomas R. THOBE. Her second husband is Thomas J. DIRCKSEN. Burial in St. Joseph Cemetery.

Paul J. DIRKSEN, 59, of Maria Stein, died November 16, 1996. Born September 17, 1937 at Maria Stein; s/o August and Henrietta STUCKE DIRKSEN. Wife: Margie PLEIMAN. Burial in St. Nicholas Church Cemetery.

In the A While Ago column:

10 years ago:
Holy Family Church in Frenchtown, one of the oldest churches in the archdiocese, celebrated its 140th birthday.
Richard YORK was Worshipful Master of Versailles Masonic Lodge.
Area deaths: Rev. Joseph RADABAUGH 66, Marilyn K. SMITH 51, Lulie Viola BILLHEIMER 68, Gladys R. POLING 70, Rosalee M. WENDEL MAGOTEAUX 45, Rev. Jesse SEEKER 59.

25 years ago:
Area deaths: Ernest SHANER 61, Mrs. Anna HUPE RISMILLER 77, Mrs. Mary Josephine GUILLOZET 89.

50 years ago:
Mr. and Mrs. Ward Keith STAMM of Versailles were being treated at Good Samaritan Hospital for injuries sustained in a two car collision in Dayton.
The ninth annual meeting of the Poultry Producers Association was attended by over 1000 people, filling the school auditorium to the overflow limit.


BARTON, BOOHER, BOWERS, DIDIER, DIDOT, FERGUSON, HAMILTON, LIETTE, MIDDENDORF, MONNIER, NIGH, SEGER, SEVERT, SHERMAN, STAMMEN, VON WIHL, WASSON, WELLMAN, WENDEL appeared on Wednesday, November 27, 1996

Golden Wedding Anniversary:
Robert and Loretta LIETTE STAMMEN of North Star, recently celebrated their golden wedding anniversary. They were married November 26, 1946, at St. Louis Church, North Star.

Engagement:
Carolyn Marie SHERMAN, d/o Paul and Betty SHERMAN of Russia will marry Michael William WENDEL, s/o Ralph and Sue WENDEL of Coldwater. The wedding will take place in December.

Deaths:
Victoria L. FERGUSON, 40, of Ft. Loramie, died November 19, 1996. Born November 18, 1956 in St. Mary's, Ohio, to Richard and Erma SEGER MIDDENDORF. Spouse: Lester FERGUSON. Burial in St. Michael Catholic Cemetery.

Juanita M. BOOHER, 80, of Versailles, died November 19, 1996. Born February 12, 1916, at Russia to Leo E. and Judith M. DIDIER MONNIER. Burial in St. Remy Cemetery.

Mrs. Mildred L. VON_WIHL, 87, formerly of Greenville, died November 14, 1996 in Versailles. Born September 3, 1909 in Fostoria, Ohio to Ruben and Clara WELLMAN NIGH. Spouse: Kurt VON_WIHL. Burial i n St. Mary's Cemetery, Greenville.

Stenna E. WASSON, 77, died November 24, 1996 in Versailles. Born December 4, 1918 in Yorkshire, to Ogden Odell and Daisy E. "Bessie" HAMILTON WASSON. Burial at Greenlawn, Versailles.

In the A While Ago column:

10 years ago:
Area deaths: Melissa (Lissie) BOWERS 81.

50 years ago:
James D. BARTON, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert BARTON, was stationed near Manila in the Philippines.
Area deaths: Adrian L. DIDOT 38, John Bernard SEVERT 85.




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