Archive - Feb 2012
Jody M. Heppeard Hughes, 47, of Celina, died on Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on Dec. 18, 1964, in Celina, to Mary Heppeard Massengill, and she survives.
She married Bill R. Hughes, and he survives.
She is also survived by three sons, Richard Kupper of Wapakoneta, William Brown of Celina and Randy (Tara) Hughes of Washington; two daughters, Kaylea (Tim) Beougher of Celina and Sherri Kupper of Wapakoneta; two brothers; a sister; five grandchildren.
CELINA — Formal charges have been filed against a Celina man in connection with the theft of construction supplies from Shinn Brothers Construction on Summit Street.
In a news release, Celina Police Chief Dave Slusser said the construction company filed a theft report on Jan. 4 after discovering a large number of I-beams were missing from their storage lot. The beams are used for constructing seawalls.
NEW KNOXVILLE — New Knoxville head coach Kort Fledderjohann can’t remember seeing his team run its offense any more smoothly this season than it did for large patches of Tuesday night’s game against Marion Local.
The Rangers pulled away from Marion Local in the second half for a 46-28 Midwest Athletic Conference win in a make-up game at The Barn, as New Knoxville scored the first 10 points of the second half and held Marion Local to only eight second-half points.
ST. MARYS — Members of a local board of education’s committee will be presenting a tentative hiring timeline to the full board at its next meeting to search for its next head official.
Members of the St. Marys Board of Education Personnel Committee took the first step in beginning the hiring process for the district’s next superintendent — setting to put up the job posting later this week.
ST. MARYS — The city’s top elected officials gave members of a local civic group a recap of his first month in office and his goals for the city of St. Marys on Tuesday night.
St. Marys Mayor Pat McGowan addressed St. Marys Kiwanis during a visit to the group’s weekly meeting. McGowan, who took office Jan. 1, said he has seen a flurry of activity in his 31 days on the job.
“I’m the kind of person who likes to get involved,” McGowan said. “I like to try to get a feel of the job.”
Doris M. Wannemacher, 84, of Lochard Road, Anna, died at 4:10 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, at her residence.
She was born on Sept. 4, 1927, in Minster, to Robert and Elizabeth (Bergman) Stueve, and they preceded her in death.
On Aug. 27, 1949, in Minster, she married Orville Wannemacher, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 9, 2005.
She is survived by her children, Gerald (Sue) Wannemacher of Sidney, Marcia (Dan) Worthington of Anna and Dan (Donna) Wannemacher of Anna; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a sister; a sister-in-law.
Josephine E. McEvoy, 91, of Celina, died on Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, at Colonial Nursing Center in Rockford.
She was born on March 20, 1920, in Toledo, to James Butler Mowery and Gertrude Elizabeth (Hatfield) Mowery, and they preceded her in death.
On Feb. 1, 1941, she married Harry Joseph McEvoy, and he preceded her in death on June 9, 1992.
She is survived by three daughters, Mary Alexander of Celina, Marty (Al) Grosjean of Toledo and Sue Thomas of Celina; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 17 great-great-grandchildren.
Nancy Louise Horner, 73, formerly of St. Marys, died at 11:15 a.m. Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, at Van Wert Manor in Van Wert.
She was born on Feb. 11, 1939, in Salem Township, the daughter of Raymond S. and Viola N. (Shaner) Ginter, and they preceded her in death.
She is survived by three sons, Aaron Horner of St. Marys, Alan (Ann) Horner of St. Marys and Andrew Horner of St. Marys; a daughter, Ann Wilker of Van Wert; seven grandchildren; a sister, Audrey Schwartz of Wapakoneta.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Charles Ginter.
Louis Charles Boltz, 89, formerly of 638 Southway Drive, St. Marys, died at 4:28 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at The Gardens in Celina.
He was born on Feb. 9, 1922, in St. Marys, the son of Harry and Elizabeth (Moeller) Boltz Sr., and they preceded him in death.
On Aug. 29, 1941, in Adrian, Mich., he married Millicent A. Chiles, and she preceded him in death on Sept. 2, 2002.