Diane Fennig, age 64, of Celina, passed away Sunday, January 20, 2019, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford.

She was born March 2, 1954, in Norfolk, Virginia, a daughter of Dallas E. & Kathryn "Kitty" (Gengler) Pierstorff.  Her father passed away in 2013, and her mother survives in Celina. 

On September 27, 1986, Diane married Barry Fennig.  He survives, along with three daughters: Kate (Bryan) Davis of Celina, Jessica Mullins of Rockford, and Megan (Chris) Brillhart of St. Augustine, Florida; five grandchildren who called her "Mimi":  Neenah (Austin) Tester, Nate Houts, Malia Tharp, Elijah Tharp, and Bristol Shreves; two great-grandchildren: Kane Tester and Jhettlee Chilcoat; brother & sister: Rebekah Snead of St. Augustine, Florida, and Eric (Jodi) Pierstorff of Celina; brothers & sisters-in-law: Phil A. (Cheryl) Fennig, Tiara Roberts, and Larry (Susan) Fennig, all of Celina; and several nieces & nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents-in-law: Philip & Frances (Jolly) Fennig.  

Diane was a 1972 graduate of Celina High School.  She worked as a Customer Service Representative at Reynolds + Reynolds in Celina for 30 years.  She was a very active member of Mt. Carmel Church of God, Celina, serving with the Youth Group, teaching Sunday School, and performing vocals for special church events.  Diane enjoyed planning activities for the Youth Group, such as Christmas Caroling.

Performing as a clown, Diane entertained for the Children's Church Ministry, Mercer County Relay for Life, Celina Lake Festival, and Durbin Bean Bake.  Diane was a member of the Red Hat Society and the Durbin Bean Bake Community Club.  She helped prepare food for the annual "Bean Bake", and also dressed as a clown for the event, making balloon animals for the children.

Always an animal lover, Diane had pet reptiles as a child.  As an adult, she and her family raised a variety of animals, such as horses, goats, sheep, ducks, cats and dogs.  Her favorites were her Granddogs, Odin and Champ.  A very adventurous person, Diane loved outdoor activities such as whitewater rafting, snow skiing, and camping.  She also enjoyed spending time tubing and water skiing on the lake.  Diane was an avid reader, and very artistic and creative.  She was a very good cook, and had quite a sweet tooth. 

Diane was a true miracle, who courageously battled pancreatic/liver cancer for 18 years.  She was very strong, and never complained.  Diane was a role model to many, and always did what was right.

Calling Hours are being held at  Mt. Carmel Church of God,  2493 Carmel Church Rd., Celina., on Friday, January 25, 2019 from  2:00 - 8:00 p.m., and for an hour prior to the Service on Saturday, January 26 -  All  calling  will  be  at  the  Church.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 26, at Mt. Carmel Church of God.  Pastor Mark Wakeland will officiate.  Burial will follow at Buck Cemetery, near Celina.  

Memorial Contributions may be made to: The American Cancer Society, Cancer Association of Mercer County, or Camp Otyokwah Church Camp, Butler, Ohio. 

Condolences may be expressed at dickandsonshellwarthfh.com  






Timothy Jay Garman, age 53, of Celina, Ohio passed away unexpectedly of natural causes at his home in Celina on January 20, 2019.  He was born February 20, 1965 in Celina to the late James C. and Roseann (Schmitz) Garman.


Survivors include his brothers and sisters, Steve (Debbie) Garman, Columbus, Ohio, Cheryl (Dan) Klaas, West Liberty, Ohio, Darla S. Heckler, Greenville, Ohio, and James T. Garman, Sylvania, Ohio; many nieces and nephews; and many great-nieces and nephews.


He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Dan J. Garman, and Scott D. Garman. 


Tim was a 1983 graduate of Celina Senior High School in Celina.  He proudly served his nation in the United States Army.  He worked at Dairy Farm Products in New Bremen, Ohio and most recently at MTO in St. Marys, Ohio.


He enjoyed working around the house, helping his neighbors, Mr. and Mrs. Boggs, playing video games, attending car shows, and spending time with his three dogs, Sophie, Rosie and Autumn. 


Memorial Services will begin at 2:00 pm, Friday, February 1, 2019 in Cisco Funeral Home, Celina, OH, with Deacon Marty Brown officiating. The family will receive friends 1:00 pm 2:00 pm prior to the service at the funeral home.  


Burial will follow at Swamp College Cemetery in Celina; with military rites to be conducted by Celina American Legion Post #210 and VFW Post #5713.


Memorials can be made to Animal Protection League of Mercer County, 663 Celina Rd., St. Marys, Ohio 45885.


Funeral services have been entrusted to Cisco Funeral Home, Celina. 


Please leave a condolence to the family @ www.ciscofuneralhome.com



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