Randy Dammeyer, age 66, of Celina, Ohio, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima on Thursday October 5, 2023. 


He was born July 16, 1957, in Celina to the late Harold O. “HOD” and Martha Lou (Worthman) Dammeyer. 


On September 1, 1984, he married Karen (Kohler) Dammeyer and she survives at their residence in Celina. 


Randy is also survived by his three children, Lauren (Kyle) Schott of Celina, Ohio, Gina (Ben) Butterfield of St. Charles, Missouri and Alex (Verena) Dammeyer of Vail, Colorado; seven grandchildren, Peyton, Lana, Declan, and Cora Schott and Elias, Josiah and Samuel Butterfield; four brothers, Scott Dammeyer of Xenia, Ohio, Todd (Beth) Dammeyer of Versailles, Ohio, Brent (Karen) Dammeyer of Dublin, Ohio and Jason (Adam Buttermore) Dammeyer of Houston, Texas; his mother-in-law, Pauline (Quinter) Kohler, Alexandria, Ohio; brothers and sisters-in-law Ann (Steve) Hoying, Minster,  Ohio, Jan (Ray) Geraci, Allentown, New Jersey, Mike (Ruth) Kohler, Botkins, Ohio, Marie (Chris) Phillips, Alexandria, Ohio and Ellen Kohler, Huntsville, Alabama; and numerous nieces and nephews. 


He is also preceded in death by his father-in-law Leon Kohler, sister-in-law Elaine Kohler, and brother-in-law Dan Kohler.


Randy was a 1975 graduate of Celina Senior High School and attended Wright State Lake Campus in Celina and Ohio State University in Columbus.

He began his insurance career in 1978. In 2004, Randy joined Grinnell Re to establish a reinsurance presence in Ohio and Pennsylvania.  The last few years of his career, he focused on leading marketing and business development efforts as the Grinnell Re Director of Marketing - Broker Assumed Reinsurance.


Randy was an elder and lifetime member at Celina First Church of God. He loved many outdoor sportsman activities like enjoying God’s creation from his tree stands and fishing excursions in Canada and Alaska. He prioritized quality time with his loved ones and travel with his family and friends.


Visitation will be held from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm on Sunday, October 8, 2023, in Cisco Funeral Home, Celina. 


Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Monday, October 9, 2023, at Celina First Church of God in Celina, with Pastor Craig Flack officiating.  The family will receive friends from 9:00 am to 10:00 am prior to the services at the church. 


Graveside services will follow at North Grove Cemetery in Celina.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made out to Celina First Church of God, designated to Camp Otyokwah, one of Randy’s most treasured places on earth and where he grew in his faith.


Cisco Funeral Homes of Celina & St. Marys are honored to care for Randy and his family.


To pay respects and to leave online condolences or memories, visit www.ciscofuneralhome.com or Cisco Funeral Home Facebook page.





Jerry Lee Sill, 82, of Rockford, Ohio passed away on Thursday, October 5, 2023 at Divine Nursing and Rehab at Shane Hill.


He was born on October 27, 1940, in Rockford, son of the late Charles "Bill" W. Sill and Bessie (Bienz) Sill.


On August 19, 1961, he married the former Marjorie A. Amstutz, who survives. Together, they shared years of memories.


Jerry was a graduate of Rockford High School. He worked at the Rockford Press, as well as the Van Wert Times-Bulletin as a linotype operator for many years. Jerry then went on to work at Eaton/Aeroquip until retirement in 2003.


Jerry was an avid amateur radio operator in his early adult years. His handle was WB8AUC. He was also an active member of New Horizons Community Church, where he served as a Sunday school teacher for many years.


In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Brian L. (Sharon) Sill of Libertyville, Illinois; a daughter, Monica R. (Pat) Agler of Van Wert, Ohio; five grandchildren, Jennifer (Nick) Burker, Spencer (Courtney) Moody, Matthew (Lorenda) Sill, Amy (Luke) Loudenslagel, and Jeremy Sill; and eight great grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by a brother, Stanley D. Sill.


Services will be held 11:00 am Friday, October 13, 2023 at Ketcham Ripley Funeral Home, 111 W. First Street, Rockford, Ohio 45882 with Pastor Todd Moser officiating. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery, 3750 US-33 Rockford, OH 45882.


Family and friends will be received Thursday, October 12, 2023 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm and one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Jerry`s memory may be sent to the Alzheimer's Association or to the New Horizons Community Church in Rockford.


To share in Jerry‘s online memorial, please visit www.ketchamripley.com.


Arrangements have been entrusted to Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, 111 W. First Street, Rockford, OH 45882.


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