Friday, October 13th, 2006
Former Celina and St. Marys resident Delaine "Dee" Gehle, 71, of Dousman, Wisc., died Oct. 12, 2006, at her residence.
She was born Jan. 2, 1935, in Syracuse, N.Y., to Brayton and Edwina Rice Wrightmire. On June 25, 1983, she married Thomas E. Gehle, who died Oct. 2, 2001.
Survivors are two sons, William R. (Maureen) Michaels Jr., Pewaukec, Wisc., and David P. (Lisa) Michaels, Del Mar, Calif.; a daughter, Linda (John) Lewis, New Albany; a sister-in-law, Leni Wrightmire, Mesa, Ariz.; and five grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Brayton and Robert Wrightmire; and an infant sister.
She retired as marketing director at Fanning-Howey Associates Inc., Celina. She attended St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Celina.
Services are 5 p.m. Saturday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Robert Metheny officiating.
Calling is 3-5 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.