SLORP

 

Kenneth E. Slorp, 87, of Celina, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at Mercer Health in Coldwater. 

He was born November 8, 1935 in Dayton to the late Ed and Mary (Schwartzkopf) Slorp. 

On February 14, 1954 he married Lois (Chambers) Slorp and she preceded him in death on January 30, 2013.


Other survivors include three daughters, Sue (Dennis) Gehle, Celina, Brenda (Bill) Jenkins, Huntsville, Ohio and Nancy (Greg) Thompson, Celina; a sister-in-law, Rose Slorp, Florida; three grandchildren, Jamie (Joe) Stachler, Celina, David (Jodi) Wilkens, Tampa, Florida and Amanda Mock, Celina; and five great grandchildren, Evan, Alex, Avery, Bailey and Allie. 
 

He was also preceded in death by a brother, William Slorp. 
 

Kenny was a 1954 graduate of West Alexandria High School in West Alexandria, Ohio.  After high school he served in the Army National Guard.  He retired from New Idea in Coldwater after 31 years of service. 

He was active member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Celina, Coldwater and Celina Eagles and a retire member of USWA Union.  Kenny was also big supporter of Celina Boosters. 

He also enjoyed fishing, camping, gardening, hunting, boating, being outside, NASCAR and helping clean the lake.


Visitation will take place on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 from 2:00 pm 5:00 pm at Cisco Funeral Home in Celina.
 

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 am on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at the Immaculate Conception Church in Celina with Fr. John Tonkin officiating.  The family will receive friends from 9:00 am 10:00 am at the funeral home Wednesday morning.
 

Burial will follow at Mercer Memory Garden in Celina.
 

Memorial contributions can be made to the Immaculate Conception Church Endowment Fund. 
 

Cisco Funeral Homes of Celina & St. Marys are honored to care for Kenny and his family. To pay respects and to leave online condolences or memories, visit www.ciscofuneralhome.com or Cisco Funeral Home Facebook page.

 

 

 

 

THURSTON


June E. Thurston, 80, of Celina, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at Mercer Health in Coldwater.  She was born May 29, 1942 in Celina to the late Lewis B. and Ruth (Felver) Hoenie. 

On April 5, 1969 she married Andrew G. Thurston, and he preceded her in death on September 9, 2008.
 

Survivors include her children, Julie (Jeremy) Smith, New Knoxville, Duane (Xuan) Thurston, California and Joseph (Arlene) Thurston, Nevada; a sister, Dorothy (Merlin) Grone-Trentmen, Delphos; a  brother, Robert (Virginia) Hoenie, Texas; and  7 grandchildren, Anne Thurston, Amanda Thurston, AJ Thurston, Gabriel Thurston, Maximus Thurston, Brandon Smith and Kaitlin Smith.
 

June was also preceded in death by a sister, Clara Rose Hoenie.
 

She was 1960 graduate of Celina High School and went on to study at a trade school where she specialized in accounting.  She worked at Reynolds and Reynolds in Celina and owned her own tax accounting service for 30 years. 
 

She moved to New Knoxville in 2019 to be closer to her daughter and attended New Knoxville United Methodist Church, where she sang in the choir.  She was a member of the Sunshine Singers. 

June enjoyed sewing, gardening, singing, but she especially loved traveling out west to visit family as well as her brother in Texas. 
 

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, February 11, 2023 at Cisco Funeral Home in Celina with Rev. Dennis Gaertner officiating; where the family will receive friends from 10:00 am 1:00 pm prior to the services at the funeral home.
 

Graveside services will follow at North Grove Cemetery in Celina. 
 

Memorial contributions may be directed to New Knoxville Methodist Church, 109 S Main St., New Knoxville, Ohio 45871.
 

Cisco Funeral Homes of Celina & St. Marys are honored to care for June and her family. To pay respects and to leave online condolences or memories, visit www.ciscofuneralhome.com or Cisco Funeral Home Facebook page.

 

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