Katherine M. "Kate" (Stoller) Oesch, age 87, of Shelby, died peacefully at her home , Friday, December 12, 2014 surrounded by her family.

She was born April 29, 1927 in Paulding County, Ohio the daughter of Michael George and Magdelina (Manz) Stoller. She was a graduate of Paulding County High School. Following the early death of her husband, John, Kate began a 30 + year career at Westbrook Country Club in Mansfield where she was fondly known by many as Katie. She was a member of Apostolic Christian Church on Illinois Avenue in Mansfield where she was a very active member. She was an extensive traveler, having visited every continent except Antarctica and Australia. She enjoyed restoring her family home, reading, gardening, sewing and making wine from grapes grown on her farm.

Kate is survived by her 15 children: Michael (Jackie) Oesch of Alabama, Cheryl (Ed) Schumacher of Shelby, Cinda Walp of Tennessee, Sally (Mel) Westcott of Texas, Sara (Chuck) Jones of Shelby, Nancy (Paul) Dorinsky of North Carolina, Judy (Dennis) Witt of Cincinnati, Lori McCartney of Shelby, Mary (Jim) Cartwright of Texas, Dr. Betsy Oesch of Texas, Kristi (Alaric) Cauley of New Jersey, Tammy (Dave) Grauer of Ganges, Amy (Jeff) Murray of Shelby, John (Lori) Oesch of Portsmouth, Traci Sonon of Shelby; Son-in-law: Chip Fugate of Pennsylvania; 31 Grandchildren; 8 Great grandchildren; 4 siblings: Anna Marie Plummer, Delores Riggenbach, Josephine Stoller, and Jet (Jeannie) Stoller.

She was preceded in death by her husband: John J. Oesch in 1974; a daughter: Heidi M. Fugate in October 2014; a grandson: Ryan Schumacher in 1976; and by 2 brothers: Ellsworth Stoller and Kenneth Stoller.

Friends and family are welcome on Monday, December 15, 2014 from 2-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, where funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 11 AM with Mark Masters and Fred Domka officiating. Burial will follow in Mansfield Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial expressions may be made to Apostolic Christian Church, Shelby Foundation or the charity of your choice. To leave a condolence or to share a memory with the Oesch family, please visit


Marcia Lynn (Petersen) Henderson, age 62, resident of Springfield and former Shelby resident, passed away in her home Wednesday afternoon, December 10, 2014 following several years of failing health.

She was born in Shelby, Ohio on May 27, 1952, the daughter of John E. and Helen M. (Brown) Petersen. Marcia was a 1970 graduate of Greenon High School and joined the U.S. Navy in 1980. She served in the Navy until her health forced her retirement in 1989. Marcia loved pictures and when she was feeling well enough, she was on Facebook trying to stay in touch with her family and friends.

She is survived by her mother, Helen Petersen of Fairborn; husband of 31 years, Jerome Henderson; daughter, Tammy LeMaster; granddaughter, Caitlin; and new great grandson, Messiah. Also surviving are sisters, Emma Booth of Urbana, Jennie (Emmett) LeMaster of Fairborn, Lois (Dana) Gall of Englewood, Florida, and Kimberly (Mike) Watson of South Charleston; sister-in-law, Earnestine Howard of Chicago; nieces and nephews, Angela (Tim) Knowles of Urbana, Jim (Lori) Downard of Athens, Charles H. Gall III of Athens, and Brie (Tyler) Maynard of Cherry Point, North Carolina; and many great nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father on February 22, 2004 and a nephew, George Booth on August 29, 2014.

Friends may call at the Barkdull Funeral Home Thursday, December 18, 2014 from 11:00 to 1:00 PM with funeral services being conducted at 1:00 PM. Reverend Steven L. Schag, of the Calvary Baptist Church, will officiate with burial to follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, New Haven, Ohio.

On line condolences may be made at www.barkdullfu

Flora Jean "Jeanie" Michalski, age 70, passed away on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at her home in Wickenburg, Arizona. She was born in Willard, Ohio on December 20, 1943 to Elizabeth Risner and Carl Adams.

Flora is survived by her husband, Thomas Michalski of Wickenburg, Ariz.; son, Thomas (Allison) Michalski, Jr. of Willard, sisters, Shirley Holmes of Willard and Donna Bareiter of Wickenburg, Ariz..

She was also blessed with seven grandchildren, Taylor, Zachary, Addie, Chase, Kimberly, Casey and Andrew; and 1 great-grandchild, Ariana.

She is also survived by nieces, Carla Hranek of Wickenburg, Ariz., and Scarlett (Bob) Adams of California; nephews, Ted Hill of Michigan and Mickey Adams of Stueben.

She is preceded in death by 2 sons, Michael Anthony Michalski and Jason Andrew Michalski; and a brother, Richard Adams.

Flora spent most of her life in Willard, and in 2005 she and Thomas moved to Wickenburg. She was a homemaker and enjoyed her life as a mother and wife. She enjoyed reading and loved to go camping. Flora and Thomas recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in July. They were married July 4, 1964.

Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio Wednesday, December 17, 2014 from 2-5 p.m.

Funeral service will be Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Reverend Roger Thompson officiating.

Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in New Haven, Ohio. Online condolences may be made to the family at

On October 11, 2014 Ruth Elaine Eckstein Presser, 81, passed away.

A devoted wife of the late Clifton C. Presser; loving mother of Amy Kimball and her husband Joseph and Clifton Presser and his wife Kim; grandmother of Collin and Alex Presser, Linus and Eamon Kimball. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Proceeded in death by her brother and sisters. She was a graduate of Willard High School.

If desired contributions may be made to Ladew Topiary Gardens at 3535 Jarrettsville Pike, Monkton, Maryland

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