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Exhibit Offers Colorful Kid Works

November 25, 2011

ST. MARYS — A local arts center is hosting works by a Fort Wayne-based author and illustrator through an exhibit that runs through next year.

“Lynn Rowe Reed: Roscoe and the Pelican Rescue” opened at Arts Place’s Collective Center on Nov. 16. The exhibit, which is on loan from the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, will run through Jan. 3, 2012.

The exhibit features a series of reproductions created from the children’s book, “Roscoe and the Pelican Rescue.”

Unemployment Hits Slight Rise In October

November 25, 2011

ST. MARYS — After a two-month drop of almost 1 percent, unemployment rates in Auglaize County edged up slightly in October.

In data released by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Auglaize County's unemployment ticked up 0.2 percent to settle in at 7.4 percent last month. The unemployment rate at the same time last year was 8.6 percent.

Shoppers Head Out For Black Friday

November 25, 2011

ST. MARYS — Area businesses opened their doors early this morning to crowds of deal-seekers eager to make a dent in their holiday shopping lists.

“We’ve been very steady,” Kohl’s Assistant Manager Julia Dornick said. “The customers have been friendly, and we’ve been doing well.”

Dornick said the store, which opened at midnight, opened its doors to a slew of customers.

Irma A. Wendeln, 76

November 25, 2011

Irma A. Wendeln, 76, of 1776 St. Johns Road, Maria Stein, died at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, 2011, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center in Minster, where she had been a patient for seven weeks.

She was born on Sept. 7, 1935, in Minster, to John and Mary (Dwenger) Sturwold, and they preceded her in death.

On Jan. 21, 1956, she married Charles U. Wendeln, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 18, 2009.

Viola L. Thuman, 98

November 25, 2011

Viola L. Thuman, 98, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:09 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, at Auglaize Acres. 

Arrangements are being completed at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Edward W. Schulte, 84

November 25, 2011

Edward W. Schulte, 84, of Celina, died at 6:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.

He was born on Feb. 25, 1927, in Celina, to Frank and Rosa (Zumbrink) Schulte, and they preceded him in death.

On Feb. 7, 1953, he married Waneta Michaels, and she survives him.

Delmar D. Hartley, 81

November 25, 2011

Delmar D. Hartley, 81, of St. Marys, died at 6:27 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, at his residence.

He was born on Sept. 6, 1930, in Moore County, Texas, to Clell A. and Ruth M. (Wollen) Hartley, and they preceded him in death.

He is survived by a son, Edgar Hartley of New York, N.Y.

He was preceded in death by a brother; a sister.

Delmar served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. 

Rosemary T. Menker, 76

November 25, 2011

Rosemary T. Menker, 76, St. Marys, died at 2:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011, at Otterbein Retirement Center, St. Marys. 

She was born on May 9, 1935, in Fort Loramie, to William and Theresa (Sherman) Albers, and they preceded her in death. 

On July 2, 1955, she married Norman U. Menker, and he survives at Otterbein.

Charles M. Hay, 92

November 25, 2011

Charles M. “Bud” Hay, 92, of 205 N. Jefferson St., New Bremen, died at 9:15 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011,  at the Elmwood of New Bremen.

He was born on Feb. 25, 1919, in St. Marys, the son of Charles I. and Matty Marie (Schlechty) Hay, and they preceded him in death.

On Oct. 19, 1946, he married Louise Moeller, and she preceded him in death on March 30, 2008.  

Jane Goodwin, 66

November 25, 2011

Jane Goodwin, 66, of 127 S. Wayne St., St. Marys, died suddenly on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011, at her residence.

She was born on May 10, 1945, in St. Marys, the daughter of Orville and Helen (Schelby) Miars, and her father preceded her in death. Her mother survives her in St. Marys.

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