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June 17th

Friday's Leader Local Lookahead

June 17, 2011

Friday, June 17

Local Sports
ACME

Wapakoneta at St. Marys, 6:30

Legion
Findlay at St. Marys, 3 p.m.
 

Thursday's Local Scoreboard

June 17, 2011

Minster 6, New Bremen 2

NEW BREMEN — The Minster ACME baseball team batted around in the sixth inning and broke open a 2-2 game with four runs and a 6-2 victory over the New Bremen ACME Thursday at New Bremen.

It was the first victory for Minster in the ACME season.

“I thought we hit the ball pretty well tonight and I’m pleased with how the players came to the plate with a good approach ,” Minster coach Alex Brandewie said.

St. Marys Memorial upgrades weight room equipment

June 17, 2011

New weight room equipment was installed at Memorial High School on June 8 and the early feedback from the students has been positive.

“Kids can be pretty tough on equipment so we made sure we got heavy-duty stuff that will hold up,” St. Marys Athletic Director Joe Bline said.

The Equipment Guys, a company out of  Urbancrest, Ohio, supplied the equipment.

The  cost of the weight room equipment was originally $60,000, but the three lowest bids for the equipment all came in over $10,000 below that estimate in March.

Willard B. “Red” Dilbone, 93

June 17, 2011

Willard B. “Red” Dilbone, 93, of Mendon, died at 1:10 a.m. Thursday, June, 16, 2011, at the Laurles of Shane Hill in Rockford.

He was born on March 15, 1918 to Ray and Marie (Pond) Dilbone, and they preceded him in death.

On Dec. 25, 1951, he married Hollies Nolan, and she survives.

He is also survived by two daughters, Carole (Montie) McGillary of Mendon and Audrey (Stephan) Snyder of Mendon; seven grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren.

Derrick Michael Coldiron, 14

June 17, 2011

Derrick Michael Coldiron, 14, of 224 W. Anthony St., Celina, died on Wednesday, June, 15, 2011, at Children’s Medical Center in Dayton.

He was born on March 19, 1997, in Coldwater,  the son of Casandra Coldiron, and she survives.

He is also survived by his siblings; maternal grandparents; an aunt; two uncles.

Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. Monday at the Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home, 314 W. High St., St. Marys, with the Rev. Tony Richmond officiating.

The Rev. Kenneth H. Worthman, 85

June 17, 2011

The Rev. Kenneth H. Worthman, 85, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, in Palm Bay, Fla.

He was born on March 16, 1926, in Freeport, Ill., the son of the Rev. R.A. and Huldah Worthman, and they preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife, Gloria; children, Edward (Gail) Worthman of Frankfort, Ill., Paul (Diana) Worthman of Ocala, Fla., and Diane Reis of St. Louis; his grandchildren Kyle and Kara Worthman.

He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Lynn Worthman.

Helen E. Ryan, 84

June 17, 2011

Helen E. Ryan, 84, of 1910 Heritage Court, St. Marys, died at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2011, at the Celina Manor Nursing Home after a long illness.

She was born on May 9, 1927, in Herrin, Ill., the daughter of the Rev. O.V. and Faye (Rhoads) Mewbourn.

She first married L. Rex Baker, and he preceded her in death in 1983. She then married Charles Ryan, and he preceded her in death in 2001.

Nancy L. Greiwe, 62

June 17, 2011

Nancy L. Greiwe, 62, of Wapakoneta, died suddenly at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2011, at St Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.

She was born on Feb. 18, 1949, in Ada, the daughter of Homer and Pearl (Lamb) Maxson, and they preceded her in death.

Assistants Honored

June 17, 2011

ST. MARYS — The St. Marys Living Center recognized its nursing assistants Thursday in conjunction with the National Network of Career Nursing Assistants’ 34th Annual Nursing Assistants Day.

The celebration is in recognition of the nursing assistants who have dedicated their time to the lives and well-being of others. Nursing assistants are “key players” in the lives of residents, providing as much as 80 to 90 percent of the direct care to residents in long-term care facilities, according to the National Network of Career Nursing Assistants website.

Sale Has Treasures For All

June 17, 2011

ST. MARYS — Numerous residents flocked to Holy Rosary School to check out the annual Holy Rosary Garage Sale, which started on Thursday and runs through Saturday.

“We’ve had a very good first day — for the first half of this first day,” Holy Rosary Garage Sale Co-Chair Peg Larkin said.

She noted there were people waiting to get in to the building before she even arrived Thursday morning to open the sale.

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