Archive - Jan 18, 2012
ST. MARYS — The Ohio Department of Natural Resources released pricing for camping, shelter house rentals and dock fees at Grand Lake St. Marys State Park.
The savings are available immediately and include:
• 25 percent off camping.
• 25 percent off Getaway rentals.
• 25 percent off of shelter house rental.
• 50 percent off private and state dock fees.
Norbert W. Watercutter, 92, of 8130 Wells Road, McCartyville, died on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Minster.
He was born on May 1, 1919, to Henry and Elizabeth (Otting) Watercutter, and they preceded him in death.
On May 3, 1947, in McCartyville, he married Frances M. Esser, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 31, 2007.
William E. Masonbrink, 78, of Celina, died on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, at Mercer Health in Coldwater.
He was born on July 29, 1933, in Kilgore, Texas, to Herbert Masonbrink and Lola Buckley, and they preceded him in death.
On Oct. 28, 1955, he married Ramona Wolfe, and she survives him.
He is also survived by a son, Steve (Linda) Masonbrink of Dublin; two daughters, Vicki Masonbrink of Westerville and Theresa Markovich of Wauseon; a brother; a family friend; two sisters; two grandchildren.
Frances L. Neal, 91, a resident of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, formerly of Mansfield and Lexington, died at 11:37 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community.
She was born on April 12, 1920, in Mansfield, the daughter of Edgar and Verna (Collier) Case, and they preceded her in death.
On July 20, 1940, she married Glenn A. Neal, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 15, 2007.
ST. MARYS — A local wildlife officer spoke to a group of area seniors Tuesday afternoon at St. Marys Living Center about various animals found in Auglaize County.
“I’m going to talk to you today about some of the critters that we have here in Auglaize County,” Auglaize County Wildlife Officer Matt Hoehn said, displaying a box full of animal skins for seniors to see and feel. “Everything I have in this box, you’ve either seen or it’s around here.”
ST. MARYS — A mild winter so far this season has resulted in better-than-normal fishing at Grand Lake St. Marys.
“The fishing has been really good both in the lake and below the spillway,” Grand Lake St. Marys Park Manager Brian Miller told The Evening Leader. “In the lake have been crappie and blue gill and below the spillway, people are catching crappie and walleye. We are seeing very good numbers in both areas.”