Harry E. Patrie, age 90, of Celina, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, July 6, 2017, at 4:44 A.M. at The Gardens of Celina.  He was born July 28, 1926 in Mansfield, Ohio, to the late Emmett and Georgia (Bistline) Patrie.  


He married Rita M. Klosterman on September 30, 1950, and she survives in Celina. 

Other survivors include a daughter, Lou Ann (Ian) Swan, Cincinnati, Ohio; and two grandchildren, James Neil Swan and Katherine “Kati” Swan, both of Cincinnati, Ohio.


Also preceded in death by three brothers, Henry, Robert, and Jim Patrie; and three sisters, Patricia Korte, Doris Bester, and Jane Simmons.


Harry served his country in the United States Navy during the WWII era.  He retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber in 1987 after 37 years of service. 

He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Celina, and a former member of Celina K of C, Celina Moose, Celina Eagles Lodge 1291, Celina VFW Post 5713 and Celina American Legion Post 210.


Harry enjoyed golfing, playing cards, landscaping, OSU football, and most of all spending time with his wife Rita and his grandchildren.  


Mass of Christian burial and the celebration of his life will begin at 10:30 A.M. on Monday morning July 10, 2017, in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Celina, with Fr. Kenneth Alt C.PP.S., officiating and Deacon Roger Klosterman co-officiating.  


The family will receive friends on Monday, from 8:30 A.M. – 10:00 A.M at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina; where a Knights of Columbus prayer service will be conducted at the conclusion of the visitation.


Burial will follow at St. Marys Catholic Cemetery, Celina, with military honors by Celina VFW Post #5713 and American Legion Post #210.

Contributions can be made to State of the Heart Care and/or Wounded Warriors and/or Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.



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Betty R. Amweg, 92, formerly of Van Wert, passed away at 10:55 a.m., Thursday, July 6, 2017 at The Manor of Lake Jackson in Sebring, Florida.

She was born on April 15, 1925, in Ohio City, the daughter of late Daniel Albert and Bertha Reah (Bevington) High. On July 16, 1944, she married Delbert Glenn Amweg who preceded her in death on November 9, 1994. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Lucille Brown, and Patty J Lighthill;, and three brothers, Marvin D. High, Richard E. High, and Daniel Albert High, Jr.

Family survivors include her sons, Donald E. (Jill) Amweg of Sebring, Florida, and Craig A. Amweg of Celina; two grandchildren, Kristi Amweg-Wilson of Warsaw, Indiana, and Kimberly (Todd) Barnhart of Sebring, Florida.; two great-granddaughters, Megan and Maci Barnhart of Sebring; two step-grandchildren, Crystal (Jason) Snyder and Jeremy Kline, and a step-greatgrandson, Christopher Snyder; a sister-in-law, Dorothy High of Portland, Indiana.

Betty was a 1944 graduate of Ohio City-Liberty High School and a member of Trinity United Methodist Church where she did visits to nursing homes and private homes.  She retired from Federal Mogul after 31 years of service.

Services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 12, 2017at Cowan & Son Funeral Home with Pastor Lance Hostetler and Rev. Wayne Karges officiating. Interment will follow at Ohio City Woodlawn Cemetery. Calling hours are Tuesday 6 - 8 p.m. and one hour prior to services on Tuesday.

Preferred memorials are to Hospice of Van Wert.

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