Archive - Dec 30, 2012
Clifford E. Thatcher, 56, of New Bremen, died at 3 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on Feb. 6, 1956, in Van Wert. He was the son of Smilie “Bud” and Irene (Schuller) Thatcher. His mother survives in Rockford.
On Aug. 18, 1979, he married Karen A. Heitkamp who survives near New Bremen.
William H. Garrett, 68, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:15 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born on Aug. 15, 1944, in Columbus, to Howard R. and Dorothy L. (Webb) Garrett, who preceded him in death.
On Dec. 31, 1978, he married Lora L. Winget, and she survives in Wapakoneta.
He is also survived by five children; Julie Smith, Penny Young, William II (Rachel) Garrett, Angel (Adam) Stahler, and Shaun (Bethany) Garrett; 10 grandchildren; and three sisters, Delores Truman, Phyllis Talley, and Faye Bossert.
Jennifer Anne (Westbay) Helberg, 40, died on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at Shelby Baptist Medical Center in Alabaster, Ala.
She was born on May 21, 1972, to the Rev. Michael V. and Nancy L. Westbay, who survive in Wapakoneta.
On Aug. 29, 2000, she married Joseph Helberg, who survives. Jennifer, her husband and daughter, Rylie Gwen, 10, moved to Helena, Ala., in the summer of 2011.
NEW BREMEN – The New Bremen Cardinals matched Fort Loramie's physicality and used a big third quarter to defeat the Redskins, 74-62, on Saturday at New Bremen.
“It was a real physical game,” Cardinals head coach Adam Dougherty said. “I was real pleased with how physical we were."
Carson Manger led the Cardinals in scoring with 24 points, while Luke Schwieterman added 18 points, Ben Homan had 14 points and nine rebounds and Justin Heitkamp had 12 points and eight rebounds.