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Archive - Feb 2012

February 3rd

Genevieve “Peg” Thees Heppeard, 91

February 3, 2012

Genevieve “Peg” Thees Heppeard, 91, of Celina, died on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.

She was born on Oct. 4, 1920, in Toledo, to Roy and Ruth E. “Petie” (Tester) Saunders, and they preceded her in death.

On April 7, 1942, she married Frederick B. Thees, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 20, 1967. On Oct. 11, 1998, she married Chester S. Heppeard, and he preceded her in death on March 2, 2000.

William Novin, 81

February 3, 2012

William Novin, 81, of Celina, died on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, at his residence.

He was born on June 5, 1930. in Zeigler, Ill., to Michael and Mary (Gulish) Novin, and they preceded him in death.

On Feb. 19, 1952, at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Oregon, he married Patricia Daney, and she survives.

Official Pushes GLSM

February 3, 2012

ST. MARYS — The new lake restoration manager for Grand Lake St. Marys says continuing the work started by the Grand Lake St. Marys Restoration Commission will be his top priority.

Earlier this week, Milt Miller was named to the post to serve as the main face for the restoration efforts at Grand Lake St. Marys. Miller, who has been instrumental in fundraising efforts during the past two years, said he plans to continue the work started by the restoration group.

February 2nd

Area Boys Basketball Scoring Leaders

February 2, 2012

Player School G Pts. PPG
Jacob Myers Van Wert 11 217 19.7
Reggie McAdams Elida 15 278

HEY, I REMEMBER THAT!: A look back at area sports 10, 25 and 50 years ago this week

February 2, 2012

 

AREA ATHLETES: Women's basketball players past midway point in conference play

February 2, 2012

Stacy Timmerman, Capital

COLUMBUS — Stacy Timmerman, a Capital junior and New Bremen grad, scored 15 points and had five rebounds and an assist in the Crusaders’ 66-57 loss to Mount Union on Saturday. Capital slipped to 13-6, 8-4 in the OAC. Timmerman averages 9.6 points per game and 5.2 rebounds per game.

Erika Thornsberry, Lipscomb

Logan County Man Killed In Collision

February 2, 2012

WAPAKONETA — A Logan County man died from injuries he suffered in a two-car collision Wednesday night near Waynesfield.

Mildred A. Botkin, 93

February 2, 2012

Mildred A. Botkin, 93, formerly of 1033 S. Wayne St., St. Marys, died at 7:45 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at her daughter’s residence in Xenia, where she had resided for the past two years.

She was born on Aug. 5, 1918, in Rockford, the daughter of John and Frances (Witter) Alspaugh, and they preceded her in death.

On June 11, 1946, she married Charles Botkin, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 21, 2010.

Dean J. Strawn, 66

February 2, 2012

Dean J. Strawn, 66, of 1310 State Route 29, Celina, died at 5:40 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, at the Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.

He was born on Nov. 10, 1945, in Van Wert County, to Harley and Erma (Harp) Strawn, and they preceded him in death.

On April 23, 1993, he married Carel Snyder, and she survives in Celina.

He is also survived by a sister-in-law; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two bothers.

Lillian G. Kline, 87

February 2, 2012

Lillian G. Kline, 87, of rural Rockford, died at 11:25 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, at the Laurels of Shane Hill.

She was born on Sept. 1, 1924, in Wren, to Ralph Lonice Royer and Mamie Dale Swartz, and they preceded her in death.

On June 29, 1946, in Ohio City, she married D. Wayne Kline, and he survives.

She is also survived by two sons, Ron (Cheryl) Kline of St. Marys and Keith (Karen) Kline of Ohio City; a daughter, Barb Baker of Rockford; a brother; 11 grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 15 great-stepgrandchildren.

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