Archive - Mar 6, 2012
Victor McKinney, 63, of St. Marys, died on Monday, March 5, 2012, at Golden Living Center – Valley.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller – Long & Folk Funeral Home in St. Marys.
Althea S. Ruedebusch, 90, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:30 p.m. Sunday, March 4, 2012, at The Gardens, Wapakoneta.
She was born on April 13, 1921, in Wapakoneta, the daughter of Eugene and Lillia (Weifenbach) Slattery, and they preceded her in death.
On Sept. 6, 1952, she married Norman F. Ruedebusch, and he preceded her in death on March 22, 1999.
Linda Lou (Minnich) Luke, 62, of Cridersville, died at 12:47 p.m. Monday, March 5, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center.
She was born on June 8, 1949, in Celina, to Robert E. and Mary Ellen Wallace Minnich, and they preceded her in death.
On Nov. 10, 1973, she married Robert Dean Luke, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 9, 2001.
She is survived by a brother, Robert (Carla) Minnich; three nephews, Austin J. Minnich, Mitchell R. Minnich and Spencer W. Minnich, all of New Bremen.
MINSTER — A Japanese firm plans to acquire a long-standing Auglaize County manufacturing firm.
In a news release, company officials confirmed The Minster Machine Company is being purchased by Nidec-Shimpo, a division of Nidec Corporation. Nidec, with its headquarters in Kyoto, Japan, is a global technology corporation that had annual gross sales of $9 billion last year.