Terry L. Brookhart, age 78, of Celina, passed away Wednesday, 

January 8, 2020, at Mercy Health - St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima. 


He was born March 27, 1941, in Mendon, to the late Vincent & Pauline 

( Poor ) Brookhart.


Terry and Patricia Sanders were married on July 26, 1960.  Pat survives with 

their four children: Angela ( Dean ) Young of Hilton Head, SC, Jill ( Ron ) Hammer 

of Ashland, OH, Brett ( Sara ) Brookhart of Tipp City, OH, and Trisha Brookhart of 

Chester, CT; as well as twelve grandchildren: Kady ( Jon ), Ryan ( Becca ), Jake, 

Ally, Brooks ( Melissa ), Taylor, Tyler, Megan, Kaylee, Addison, Elliot, and Samantha; 

and three great grandchildren: Ean, Hudson, and Stella.     


He is also survived by a sister & two brothers: Sondra Hesse of Dunkirk, OH, Randy 

( Beth ) Brookhart of Wapakoneta, and Victor Brookhart of Celina; and brothers & 

sisters-in-law: Norma"Skeet" ( Woody ) Wolters of Coldwater, Tom ( Sue ) Sanders 

of Celina, and Jill Sanders of Wapakoneta.


Terry was preceded in death by brothers-in-law: Dale Hesse and Larry Sanders, and 

his parents-in-law: Ted & Annette Sanders.


He was a 1959 graduate of Mendon-Union High School, and a member of Immaculate 

Conception Church in Celina.


Terry had been a Purchasing Agent at New Idea in Coldwater for over 20 years, and 

then retired from Textron in Berne, IN.


An avid sports fan, Terry was a longtime Celina Bulldog Football Fan, attending all of 

their games. He followed the OSU Buckeyes and Cincinnati Reds, and was an avid golfer.


A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, January 13, at Immaculate Conception 

Church in Celina.  Fr. Tim McFarland, C.PP.S., presiding.  Burial will follow at St. Marys 

Cemetery in Celina.


Calling Hours are 2:00-5:00 p.m., Sunday, January 12, and 9:00-10:15 a.m. on Monday, 

January 13, at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home in Celina.


Memorial Contributions may be made to the IC Endowment Fund. 

Condolences can be expressed at 



Anna May Rankin, age 92, formerly of Celina, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 in Springfield, Ohio.  

She was born October 25, 1927 in Butler, Indiana to the late Truman F. and Goldie M. (Jenks) Hultz.  

On May 15, 1948 she married Willard O. “Bill” Rankin and he survives in Springfield. 

Other survivors are a son Jack G and his wife Christina Rankin of Troy, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.

Anna had been a private secretary at International Harvester Co. in Ft. Wayne, Indiana.  

She and her husband established and owned Rankin’s Store in downtown Celina from May 1955 to July 2002. 

She was a member of Grand Lake United Methodist Church in Celina.

Services will be held at 4:00 pm on Monday, January 13, 2020 at Cisco Funeral Home in Celina, the Rev. Allan Brown officiating.

The family will receive friends for 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm prior to the funeral.  

Private graveside services will be held at Butler Cemetery in Butler, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Children’s Hospital.

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