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REGION OHIO The Lima News B2 Monday, June 27, 2005 You scream, I scream KELLI CARDINAL The Lima News Kim Shaner (right) of Lima, buys Big Dippers and Oreo Cookies and Cream with her daughter Courtney, 3. Ice Cream truck driver Lil Miller, of Lima, was jingling along Bahama Drive in Lima on a steamy Sunday afternoon. She is driving a north-end route for the first time this summer. PARKINSON'S from B1 wears western shirts because they have snaps. The buttons are too difficult for him.

"We would be out and people would say, 'Where's your horse," Vivian told the story. "When we saw the horse, Don said, 'I'm going to get that so when people ask where's my horse, I can say it's at home." While dismayed that someone would try to take or damage the horse that many in the city associate Don with, the couple says they still know there are good people in Lima. Just the other day, two strangers stopped to help Don when he had fallen from his scooter while outside. "We have decent, respectable people in the city of Lima," Don said. After Don was diagnosed with Parkinson's, he could barely walk, feed or dress himself.

He quickly took the attitude that he was not going to live that way, and his wife supported him. "Parkinson's is a sickness and I want to beat it. It's mind over matter," Don said. "To him, to just sit was not living," Vivian said. Just sitting is the last thing Don has done the last 36 years.

He used to bowl and golf, and even painted the couple's basem*nt. He still mows his own grass, and while heavily reliant on his motorized scooters, still walks some. Don' still does leg and arm exercises every night, as well as working with his face muscles. Many Parkinson's patients have little facial expression because the muscles do not work. "He has set for 36 years with a mirror to work those muscles, making faces, so he can keep those expressions," Vivian said.

Through his own struggle, Don continues to help others. He has worked through the Parkinson's Foundation for the past 10 years, offering advice on the Internet to people with the disease and their caregivers. "It's what I have learned," Don said, then demonstrating the best way for a person having trouble to get up from a chair. "It's just like any job, when you have been at it a long time, you learn Agents question, search expert lawyer in child p*rn CLEVELAND (AP) Federal agents looking for evidence of child p*rnography searched the home of and detained a former prosecutor who's become an expert witness for child p*rnography defendants, the man's lawyer said. Dean Boland, 38, of suburban Lakewood, is a former assistant Cuyahoga County prosecutor in Cleveland.

Boland was taken into custody Friday by FBI agents but later released, said his lawyer, Ian Friedman. Boland has expertise in digital-imaging technology and the ways p*rnographers use it to enhance and distribute photographs on the Internet. His work on behalf of defendants has brought increasing demnation from police and prosecutors. Friedman said he suspects his client's success as a courtroom consultant is the reason for the federal investigation, though he would not discuss the specifics of the FBI interrogation. Messages were left Sunday with the FBI and the U.S.

attorney's office in Cleveland. Friedman decried what he said was the message sent by his client's detention. "What it's saying is that any person wanting to help the defense in one of these cases is now being targeted by the government," Friedman said. "Here we have an educator, a teacher, an officer of the court being persecuted for something that is considered unfavorable in the public's eye. Agents came out of Boland's home carrying computers and bags of documents.

But the nature of the evidence confiscated was not known Saturday, and the search warrant was sealed. MEET Shanda Martz Funeral with 11 yrs. experience. Graduate of Kalida H.S, and Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, Member and past president of Delphos Optimist Club, Member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Ottocille. She resides in Delphos with husband Kirt and daughter Carli.

Pre arranged Funeral Counseling After Serving Core all Faiths Programs Cremation SIFERD FUNERAL HOME Prices to fit all budgets CREMATION SERVICES Call today. 419-224-2010 506 N. Cable Rd. Lima Lima KENNETH CARL ROETHLISBERGER, 82, died at 3:10 a.m. June 25, 2005, at Shawnee Manor Nursing Home.

He was born Aug. 16, 1922, in Lima to Aldine and Clara Zimmerly Roethlisberger, who preceded him in death. On Sept. 4, 1945, he married Audrey Louise Heslop, who survives in Lima. Roethlisberger Mr.

Roethlis- Roethlisberger berger was co-owner of Repps Sporting Goods. He was an employee of Bob Schulte at Spherion. He was a member of Lima Trinity United Methodist Church and Lima Kiwanis Club. He graduated from Bowling Green State University. With the reserve officers, he served as a lieutenant in the Naval Air Corps in World War Il with 18 months in the South Pacific (Pearl Harbor).

He served from Oct. 12, 1942, to Jan. 3, 1946. He was a 50-year member of Masonic Lodge 205 and a life member of the YMCA. He was the first coach for the Ohio State University Lima Branch basketball team from 1965 to 1966.

Survivors also include three sons, Richard Alan (Sharon) Roethlisberger of Roethlis- Lima, Robert Scott (Kim) berger of Elida and Kenneth Todd (Brenda) Roethlisberger of Findlay; five grandchildren, Elyse (Justin) Keller of To Tara (Jeffrey) Fisher of Columbus, Stacy Roethlisberger of Elida, Ben of Pittsburgh and Carlee Roethlisberger of Findlay; and two great-grandchildren, Riley Keller and Bryce Keller, both of Toledo. He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Roethlisberger. Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at ChamberlainHuckeriede Funeral Home. The Rev.

David Harris will officiate. Burial will be in Allentown Cemetery, Allentown. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lima Memorial Health System Auxiliary.

Condolences may be expressed at Rockford RALPH L. SHINDELDECKER, 86, died June 26, 2005, at The Laurels of Shane Hills, Rockford. Arrangements are incomplete at Lehman Funeral Home, Celina. FUNERALS Columbus Grove LINUS J.

KAHLE, 85, died at 6:05 p.m. June 25, 2005, at Putnam Acres Care Center, Ottawa. He was born Aug. 23, 1919, in Glandorf to Ben and Anna Schroeder Kahle, who preceded him in death. On Sept.

28, 1946, he married Irene Niese, who survives. Mr. Kahle was a lifelong farmer. He was Kahle a member of St. Kahle Anthony Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus, both of Columbus Grove.

He was also a life member of the Bowsers-Slusser American Legion Post 516 of Columbus Grove. He also served as president of the board of directors of the Farmers Elevator, Beaverdam. He served in the Army during World War II. He enjoyed bowling and polka dancing. Survivors also include a son, Larry Kahle of Bluffton; a sonin-law, Robert C.

Kiene of Columbus Grove; four daughters, Linda (Brice) Recker of Gahanna, Joanne (Donald) Lechner of Whitehouse, Connie (John) Niese of Columbus Grove and Julie (Charles) Zimomra of Coshocton; a sister, Rita Krienbrink of Leipsic; two sisters-in-law, Eileen Kahle of Columbus Grove and Anna Marie Kahle of Ottawa; 13 grandchildren; and three greatgrandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jane L. Kiene; an infant son, Louis Kahle; a sister, Mary Siefker; and three brothers, Wilfred, Walter and Cyril Kahle. Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St.

Anthony Catholic Church. The Rev. Ron Warnimont will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery, with military rites. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.

Tuesday at, Hartman Sons Funeral Home, Columbus Grove, where a Knights of Columbus Rosary service will be held at 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Anthony Family Life Center. PAUL I. MINER 62, died at 4:51 a.m.

June 26, 2005, at Lima Memorial Health System. Services will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday at ChamberlainHuckeriede Funeral Home. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, where arrangements are incomplete.

Lima Lima VANILLA VANILLA BIG BIG BIG JEFFERY WAYNE FAILS 43, died at 5:35 p.m. June 23, at The Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus. He was born May 30, 1962, in Selma, to Robert and Mary Lee Carey Fails, who preceded him in death. He was formerly married to Gloria Jones of Lima, the mother of his two chil- dren. Mr.

Fails was Fails a member of Community Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Jeffery W. Fails Jr. of Lima; a daughter, Courtney C. Robert Fails D.

of Lima; four brothers, (Gwen) Goins of Inkster, Michael G. Goins Goins of of Lima, Lima and Elder Ronald (Carol) Melvin (Jesse) Fails of Lima; and four sisters, Joyce D. Goins of Lima, Sandra Carolyn A. Austin of Lima, F. Fails of Cambridge, and Rosalyn (Kevin) Waddell of Columbus.

Services will begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Jones-Clark Funeral Home. The Rev. Melvin Woodard III will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

There will be no visitation. Columbus Grove 76, died at 4:30 a.m. June 26, 2005, at Hilty Memorial Home, Pandora. He was born Nov. 17, 1928, in Holton, to Russell and Ilene Kirk McCauley, who preceded him in death.

On Sept. 1, 1962, he married Dianna Teegardin, who survives. Mr. McCauley retired from Bestway System as a long haul truck driver. He had been a 32nd Degree Mason and was formerly a member of the Rufus Putnam Lodge of Columbus Grove.

He was a paratrooper with the Army. He was a member of Bowers-Slusser American Legion Post 516, Columbus Grove. Survivors include a son, Matthew (Karen) McCauley of Columbus Grove; two daughters, Michelle (Josh) Morris and Melinda McCauley, both of Columbus Grove; and three grandchildren, Joshua, Grant and Emily McCauley. Services will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at Hartman Sons Funeral Home, Columbus Grove.

The Rev. Don Sadler will officiate. Burial will be in Truro Cemetery, Columbus Grove, with miltiary rites by the American Legion color guard. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

ROBERT E. McCAULEY, JACK DIXON RISNER, 62, died at 9:05 a.m. June 24, 2005, at his residence from complications related to Marfan syndrome. He was born Sept. 6, 1942, in Kenton, to Roy Clayton and Irene Pinks Risner.

His mother survives in Spencerville. On Sept. 4, 1971, he married Diann Marie Keller, who survives. By God's grace, they were married 34 years. Mr.

Risner was employed by Allen County Lumber Co. and Hefner Dairy. He attended Calvary Bible Church. He attended Ada High School and served a brief tour with the Army, from Nov. 23 to Dec.

21, 1963. He professed salvation in the Lord Jesus Christ, having asked Christ to come into his heart and forgive him of his sins, as outlined in the Scriptures. Survivors also include three daughters, Anne Risner of Findlay, Jennifer (Jerry) Fickel, of Connersville, and Suzanne (Kevin) Kelly of Lima; two sisters, Barbara (Norman) Sink of Sun City, and Charlotte (Jeff) Fleck of Spencerville; seven grandchildren, Elisabeth, Simon, Luke, Ian, Victoria, Eliese and Taressa; and four nephews and nieces. Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Calvary Bible Church.

Pastor Keith Hamblen and Pastor Jerry Fickel will officiate. Burial will be in Preston Cemetery, Alger. Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may. be made to Lima Christian Academy, WCBV-FM or Eastview Baptist Church, Connersville, Ind. Condolences may be expressed at Lima JULIANNAM. NIESE, 80, died at 12:40 p.m.

June 25, 2005, at her residence. Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Charles Catholic Church. The Rev.

Stephen Blum will officiate. Burial will be in Gethsemani Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at ChamberlainHuckeriede Funeral Home, where a parish wake service will be held at 8 p.m.

Wednesday. Arrangements are incomplete at the funeral home. Ada FLORENCE M. WRIGHT, 82, died at 1:05 p.m. June 26, 2005, at Lost Creek Care Center.

Arrangements are incomplete at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada. Lima GANSER, Shirley A. 1 p.m. Tuesday at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home. Burial: Gethsemani Cemetery.

Visitation: 3 to 7 p.m. the funeral home. tery, Kenton. SLONE, Margaret L- 10:30 BRENEMAN, Clara B. -2 p.m.

today at today at Chamberlain-Huckeriede a.m. today at Miller-Long Folk FuFuneral Home. Burial: Salem Men- GRATZ, Winifred "Winnie" LOTZ, James C. 11 a.m. neral Home, St.

Marys. Burial: nonite Cemetery, Elida. Visitation: 10 a.m. today at Forest Park United today at Chiles Sons-Laman Fu- Resthaven Memory Gardens, near noon to 2 today at the funeral Methodist Church. Burial: Harmon neral Homes, Shawnee Chapel.

Moulton. p.m. Cemetery, Gilboa. Visitation: one Burial: Memorial home. Park Cemetery, hour before services today at the with military rites by Veterans of For- WALTHER, E.

Ellen a.m. 11 1 church. eign Wars Post 1275. Visitation: Tuesday at Shawnee United Chiles one hour before services today at Methodist Church. Burial: Shawnee BROWN, Emery "Frank" p.m.

today Dolores R. Mass of the funeral home. Cemetery. Visitation: 2 to 4 and 6 at Sons-Laman to Funeral Homes, Lewis Chapel. Bur- GRIBLER, ial: Woodlawn Cemetery.

Visitation: Christian Burial will begin at 10 a.m. 8 p.m. today at Chiles Sons1 at the fu- Tuesday at St. Charles Catholic OTT, James A. Mass of ChrisLaman Funeral Homes, Shawnee 11 a.m.

to p.m. today Church. Burial: Gethsemani Ceme- tian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. Chapel, and one hour before serneral home. tery.

Visitation: 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 Tuesday at Immaculate Conception vices at the church Tuesday. CLOUD, Robert Wesley IV and p.m. today at Chiles Sons-Laman Catholic Church, Botkins. Burial: Anthony Wes'Shun Graveside Funeral Homes, Shawnee Chapel. church cemetery with Visitation: military rites of Christian Burial will at 10:30 WINNER, Katie Marie Mass services will begin at noon Tuesday by Wapakoneta to VFW.

4 begin Memorial Park Cemetery. HERMILLER, Kevin Mass of 8 p.m. today at Bayliff Eley Funeral a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph in Christian Burial will begin at 10 a.m.

Home, Long and Folk Chapel, Wa- Catholic Church, Wapakoneta, BurSt. Rose Catholic Church. pakoneta, where a prayer service ial: church cemetery. Visitation: 2 to will Burial: Miller Cemetery. will be held at 3:30 p.m.

8 p.m. Tuesday at Bayliff Eley FuDUES, Stanley H. Mass of today at Christian Burial begin at 10:30 City a.m. Tuesday at Holy Trinity Catholic neral Home, Wapakoneta. Coldwater.

Burial: St. Eliza- ISZORY, Carolyn Ann'- Mass of PERRY, C. Douglas 10:30 Church, beth Cemetery, Coldwater. Visita- Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. today at First Baptist Church, YOUNGBLOOD, John Sr.

1 tion: 3 to 8 p.m. today and 9 to 10 a.m. today at Holy Trinity Church, Van Wert. Burial: Woodland Ceme- p.m. Tuesday at New Morning Star Fu- Bucyrus.

Burial: 2 p.m. today in tery, Van Wert. Missionary Baptist Church. Burial: a.m. Tuesday at Hogenkamp neral Home, Coldwater.

Gethsemani Cemetery, Lima. Woodlawn Cemetery. Visitation: 10 RAMSEY, Oliver Wendell 1 a.m. until time of services Tuesday Mass of LEGG, Paul W. "Bill" Mass of p.m.

today at Jones-Clark Funeral at the church. Jones- Clark Funeral DULING, Alphons H. Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. Home. Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery.

Home is handling arrangements, a.m. today at St. John the Baptist today at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Catholic Church, Glandorf. Burial: Fort Jennings.

Burial: church cemechurch cemetery. There will be no tery, with military rites by the Visitation: Delphos NOTABLE DEATHS visitation before services today at Veterans Council. one the church. hour before services today at the SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Country Joe the Fish. church.

Chet Helms, the revered father Chamberlain Huckeriede Funeral Home Independent and Locally Owned 920 N. Cable Rd. 229-2300 JEAN CHAMBERLAIN Frank Dove Hockeriede Jon Nonper Told Casart LILES, Elleen A. 11 a.m. today at Armentrout Funeral Home, Waynesfield.

Burial: Grove Ceme- of the 1967 Summer of Love and a music promoter 1 who launched the career of singer Janis Joplin, died Saturday at California Pacific Medical Center of complications from a stroke, his wife said. He was 62. Helms was instrumental in helping to develop bands that delivered what became known as the San Francisco Sound. Chet, there would be no Grateful Dead, no Big Brother and the Holding Company, no Jefferson Airplane, no Country Joe the Fish, no Quicksilver Messenger Service," said Barry Melton, the lead guitarist for LOS ANGELES (AP) -Paul Winchell, a ventriloquist, inventor and children's TV show host best known for creating the lispy voice of Winnie the Pooh's animated friend Tigger, died Friday at his Moorpark home, family friends said. He was 82.

Over six decades, Winchell was a master ventriloquist bringing dummies Jerry Mahoney and Knucklehead Smiff to life on television and an inventor who held 30 patents, including one for an early artificial heart he built in 1963. Winchell also voiced Gargamel in 'The.

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