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Local District Nabs Honor

October 23, 2012

NEW KNOXVILLE — Of the 29 school districts in Auglaize, Mercer, Allen and Shelby counties, New Knoxville Local School is one of only four districts to earn an “Excellent with Distinction” rating on its report card, according to preliminary results released from the Department of Education.

“I cannot express how exciting this is for our district,” Principal Linda Tebbe told board of education members at their meeting Monday night. “We knew we had the ‘Excellent Rating,’ we were just waiting on the Value Added report.”

Karen Gillum, 50

October 23, 2012

Karen Gillum, 50, of Wapakoneta, died on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at her residence. Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.

Steven F. Grimes, 58

October 23, 2012

Steven F. Grimes, 58, of 810 Greenbriar Court, Celina, died at 3:47 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at his home.

He was born on July 8, 1954, in Celina, to Donald H. and Martha L. (Ludwig) Grimes, and his father preceded him in death. His mother survives in Fort Wayne, Ind.

On May 7, 1977, he married Kathryn “Kay” Cron, and she survives in Celina.

Victoria M. Rohrbach, 85

October 23, 2012

Victoria M. Rohrbach, 85, of St. Marys, died at 5:05 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.

She was born on May 17, 1927, in Rhine, to Edward and Hulda (Steinke) Greve, and they preceded her in death.

On June 21, 1947, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wapakoneta, she married Virgil Rohrbach, and he preceded her in death on April 13, 1999.

William C. (Bill) Berg, 71

October 23, 2012

William C. (Bill) Berg, 71, of Wapakoneta, died on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012. Bill died as a result of extensive farm accident injuries occurring one week earlier. 

He was born on Nov. 25, 1940, in Lima, the son of Egon Jr. and Dorothy (Knierim) Berg.

On Nov. 28, 1963, he married Judith Truitt Berg, and she survives him.

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