Paul D. Baucher, age 82, of Celina, passed away Wednesday

May 16, 2018, at Lima Memorial Health System.


He was born February 1, 1936 in Mercer County, to the 

late Edward George & Mabel Leona (Mills) Baucher.


Paul married Patricia A. Garman on May 25, 1963. 

She preceded him in death on January 10, 2012. 


He is survived by their children: Scott Baucher of Celina, 

Kelly Speers of Dayton and Michelle Sutter of Celina; 

4 grandchildren: Ashley Thees, Nathaniel Baucher, 

and Andy & Tony Sutter; and 3 great grandchildren: 

Brendan & Chloe Thees and Sadie Baucher.


His 3 brothers: Ralph, Charles, and Donald Baucher, and 

a son-in-law Doug Speers, also preceded him in death.


Paul was a graduate of Rockford High School. He served with the 

U.S. Army, and was a member of Celina American Legion Post#210 

and V.F.W. Post #5713.


He had worked for Heckler Electric in Celina and Sidney Electric, and 

was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 

Union - IBEW Local #32.  Paul also served as a volunteer with the 

Celina Fire Department for many years.


He was an active member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Wabash; and 

had been a member of the Mercer County Sportsmen's Association, 

Jaycees, and Celina Moose Lodge #1473.


Paul loved OSU Sports, and the Cincinnati Reds and Bengals.  An avid 

Celina High football fan, Paul attended every home game for years, 

watching the Bulldogs from his 8th row seat on the 50 yard line. 


A talented gardener, Paul enjoyed growing vegetables, roses, 

and a variety of other flowers.


Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, May 19, 

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

Pastor Robin Owen officiating.  


Burial will follow at Mercer Memory Gardens, with the Celina VFW 

and American Legion Posts conducting graveside military rites.


Calling Hours are 5:00 - 8:00 p.m., Friday, May 18, and 11:00 a.m. 

until time of services on Saturday, at the funeral home.  


Memorial Contributions may be made to the 

Cancer Association of Mercer County, 

American Heart Association, or St. Paul's Lutheran Church.


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