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John G. Wermert, 93

November 30, 2011

John G. Wermert, 93, of St. Henry, formerly of St. Sebastian and Coldwater, died at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, at The Gardens at St. Henry.

He was born on Nov. 3, 1918, in St. Sebastian, to Herman and Rosa (Severt) Wermert, and they preceded him in death. On May 2, 1942, in Coldwater, he married Mary Ann (Holdheide), and she preceded him in death on April 7, 2000.

Debbie Richeson, 58

November 30, 2011

Debbie Richeson, 58, of Spencerville, died at 8:59 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, at St. Rita’s Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville.

Lorraine Anne Becker Goodwin, 73

November 30, 2011

Lorraine Anne Becker Goodwin, 73, of Celina, died at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.

She was born on May 17, 1938, in St. Marys, to Harold Temple and Betty J. (Koehn) Temple Horton, and they preceded her in death.

On Nov. 10, 1961, she married Hubert P. Becker, and he preceded her in death on April 16, 1980. On Nov. 15, 1983, she married Robert W. Goodwin, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 1, 2010.

She is survived by a son, Hubert Todd Becker of Celina; three grandchildren.

Katherine C. Elsass, 85

November 30, 2011

Katherine C. “Katie” Elsass, 85, of Wapakoneta, died at 9:10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, at her residence.  

She was born on April 7, 1926, in Auglaize County, to Bernard and Matilda (Volbert) Watercutter, and they preceded her in death.  

On Sept. 15, 1947, she married Ralph G. Elsass, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 10, 1994.

She is survived by three children, Michael (Teresa) Elsass of Columbus, Joyce (Michael) Schaub and Patty (Todd) Minnich, both of Wapakoneta; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; a sister.

Mike Alge, 57

November 30, 2011

Mike Alge, 57, formerly of St. Marys, died on Sunday, Nov. 28, 2011, at University Medical Center in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Arrangements are being completed with the Miller – Long & Folk Funeral Home, 314 W. High St., in St. Marys.

Frank Engle, 51

November 30, 2011

Frank Engle, 51, passed away on Monday, Nov. 28, 2011, in Dayton. 

He was born on June 16, 1960, in Mendon, to Benjamin and Janice (Severns) Engle, and his mother preceded him in death. His father and stepmother, Betty, survive him in Celina.

On Feb. 14, 1998, in Dayton, he married Katherine Messer, and she survives him.

Residents to Vote for CIC’s ’12 Holiday Card

November 30, 2011

NEW BREMEN — Residents of a local community will have the opportunity to pick a village organization’s holiday card for next year.

During the New Bremen-New Knoxville Rotary Club’s Christmas tree lighting on Thursday, residents will be able to vote on the New Bremen Community Improvement Corp.’s 2012 Christmas card as part of the CIC’s Christmas Card Photo Contest.

Santa Parade, Winterfest on Sunday

November 30, 2011

ST. MARYS — A local festival and parade returns this weekend, welcoming Santa into town.

Winterfest and the Santa parade will take place on Sunday, officially kicking off the holiday season in St. Marys.

Winterfest, which is put on by the St. Marys Optimist Club, will start first — beginning with a popular winter-season activity.

“We’ll have ice skating from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.,” Optimist Winterfest Chair Virg Bertke said.

She noted the ice skating was a new event last year.

Practice Offers Patient Care

November 30, 2011

MINSTER — An area family practice has been selected as one of 44 practices in the state to participate in a pilot project.

Manning 2nd Team All-Ohio, Rupard Special Mention; Div. III and IV All-Ohio lists

November 30, 2011

St. Marys running back D.J. Manning earned second-team All-Ohio honors and St. Marys senior center Austin Rupard was named Special Mention All-Ohio when the Associated Press released its Division III All-Ohio teams on Tuesday afternoon.

The teams are based on the recommendations of a state media panel.

Manning, a senior, rushed for more than 2,000 yards this season — setting the school rushing record and the single-game rushing record against Sidney in the season opener.

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