Archive - Dec 27, 2012
Gerald L. Boeke, 52, of Piqua, passed away on Monday, Dec. 24, 2012. Arrangements are pending with Adams Funeral Home in Sidney.
Thomas R. O’Reilly, 54, of North Star, died at 3:50 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, at his home after a four-year battle with ALS.
He was born on July 19, 1958, to Leo and Norma (Prenger) O’Reilly in St. Marys. They survive in Minster.
He married Joan Doenges on Oct. 26, 2002, in St. Louis Catholic Church, in North Star. She survives in North Star.
Marilyn C. Grieshop, 67, of Yorkshire, died at 7:18 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born on March 4, 1945, in Osgood, to Elmer and Leona (Brackman) Tuente. Her mother survives in New Bremen.
She married Nicholas Grieshop on Nov. 26, 1966, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Osgood. He survives in Yorkshire.
Priscilla “Pat” Sekel, 83, of 708 Edward St. in St. Marys, died at 1:20 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, at JTDM Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on Dec. 23, 1929, in Kent, to Mark and Anna (Novak) Babarick.
On Aug. 28, 1954, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Kent, she married Samuel D. Sekel, who survives.
She is also survived by a son, Stephen Sekel of Santa Rosa, Calif.; a daughter, Susan (Leon) Skowronski of Strongsville; two grandchildren, Matthew and Savanna Skowronski; a brother, Daniel Babarick of Kent.
c, of 17088 Kettlersville Road, Botkins, died at 8:20 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, at Elmwood of New Bremen.
She was born on May 27, 1914, in Washington Township, Auglaize County, to Edward H. and Caroline (Fledderjohann) Arnett.
On Sept. 8, 1940, she married Marvin F. Roettger at the United Church of Christ, New Knoxville, and he preceded her in death.
Virginia Ann Hoelscher, 89, of New Knoxville, died at 1:40 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on Jan. 21, 1923, in Wapakoneta, the daughter of John and Rose (Burk) Pitthan.
She married Myron Hoelscher on April 13, 1946, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 12, 2003.
ST. MARYS — After 8 inches of snow fell on the region Wednesday, local residents and clean up crews now have the task of cleaning up from the first major storm of winter.
“About all of the county roads have had a complete round already and have been treated,” Auglaize County Engineer Doug Reinhart told The Evening Leader this morning. “Roads are still snow covered and slippery, and we have knocked back all the drifts. Hopefully later this morning we can make a second round and make another application.”