Archive - Dec 26, 2012
ST. MARYS — A winter storm that blanketed the region today was expected to dump close to a foot of snow on Auglaize County.
Late Tuesday night, the National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning for Auglaize County. That warning, which is in effect until 1 a.m. Thursday, called for 8 to 10 inches of snow as well as wind gusts of 40 mph. The high winds, coupled with heavy snowfall, caused near white-end conditions and posed risks to motorists who traversed city and county roads today.
Viola Roettger, 98, formerly of Kettlersville, died at 8:25 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, at the Elmwood Assisted Living of New Bremen.
Arrangements are incomplete and being handled by the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home of New Bremen.
Lois I. Bogart, 90, of Wapakoneta, died at 6:45 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at Auglaize Acres.
She was born on Jan. 27, 1922, in Wapakoneta, the daughter of Ray and Emma (Knoch) Harshbarger, who preceded her in death.
On June 9, 1946, she married Robert R. “Bob” Bogart, and he survives.
Other survivors include three children, Susan Miller, Wapakoneta, Douglas (Koi) Bogart, Miamisburg and Timothy (Jeanne) Bogart, Myrtle Beach, S.C.; seven grandchildren;14 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren, a sister.
Vernon F. Stolzenburg, 83, of Wapakoneta, died at 7:10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, at Auglaize Acres.
He was born on Aug. 28, 1929, in Wapakoneta, the son of Henry and Alpha (Myers) Stolzenburg, who preceded him in death.
On April 12, 1948, he married Betty L. Chilcoat, and she survives.
Other survivors include four sons, Gary (Annette) Stolzenburg, of Vernon, Wisc., Rick (Kim) Stolzenburg, Randy (Rebecca) Stolzenburg and Steven Stolzenburg, all of Wapakoneta; 11 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; three brothers.
Mary Jane Liming, 85, of 812 Greenvale Ave. in St. Marys, died at 2:23 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at Gardens of Celina.
She was born on March 19, 1927, in Arcanum to Arthur and Edna (Allebaugh) Webster.
On July 28, 1945, in Fairborn, she married Ervin Liming, and he died on March 3, 1974.
Survivors include sons Gary (Joann) Liming of St. Marys and Joey Liming of St. Marys; daughter Nancy (David) Liette of St. Marys; 11 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren.
Michele L. Barhorst, 31, of 152 Wind Chase Way, Madisonville, Tenn., and formerly of Celina, died at 2:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, on I-75 near Dayton, as the result of injuries suffered in an auto accident.
She was born on April 3, 1981, in St. Marys, the daughter of Lavern and Nancy (Gerlach) Moeller and they survive in Celina.
She married Scott Barhorst on July 27, 2002; he also died in the accident.
Scott H. Barhorst, 37, of 152 Wind Chase Way, Madisonville, Tenn., and formerly of St. Marys, died on Sunday, Dec., 23, 2012, from injuries suffered in an auto accident on I-75 near Dayton.
He was born on Aug. 26, 1975, in St. Marys, the son of James and Constance (Clune) Barhorst.
He married Michele L. Moeller on July 27, 2002; she died in the accident, as well.