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Archive - Mar 2012

March 19th

Kathleen Y. Gossard, 64

March 19, 2012

Kathleen Y. Gossard, 64, of 1025 Edwards St., St. Marys, died suddenly at 8:35 p.m. Friday, March 16, 2012, in the emergency department of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.

She was born on Aug. 30, 1947, in Celina, the daughter of Norbert and Betty Lou (Schroer) Steineman, and they preceded her in death.

On June 8, 1968, she married David Gossard, and he survives at the residence.

Virgil C. Behr, 63

March 19, 2012

Virgil C. Behr, 63, of 333 Concord Ave., St. Marys, died at 9:55 p.m. Friday, March 16, 2012, at his residence.

He was born on July 14, 1948, in Sidney, to Wilbur and Rita (Greve) Behr, and his mother preceded him in death. His father and stepmother, Bea, survive him in Fryburg.

On April 15, 1978, at St. Francis Catholic Church in Cranberry Prairie, he married Patricia A. Dorsten, and she survives.

Carol J. Selhorst, 84

March 19, 2012

Carol J. Selhorst, 84, of 522 Western Ave., St. Henry, died at 11:35 p.m. Saturday, March 17, 2012, at Gardens at St. Henry.

She was born on July 19, 1927, in North Star, to Leo Stammen and Zita (Grilliot), and they preceded her in death.

On Sept. 10, 1949, in North Star, she married Bernard Selhorst, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 7, 2002.

Deborah Lee Kimball, 63

March 19, 2012

Deborah Lee Kimball, 63, of 1201 Fairground Road, Celina, died at 4:30 a.m. Saturday, March 17, 2012, at her residence in Celina.

She was born on Jan. 24, 1949, in Cleveland, to Edward N. and Elisabeth Freda (Haydl) VanKorngut, and they preceded her in death.

On April 4, 1970, she married Duane E. Kimball, and he survives in Celina.

She is also survived by her daughters, Beth (Keary) Siegrist of Celina and Tricia (Chris) Johnson of Pittsburgh, Pa.; five grandchildren; a brother.

Alma Anna (Feil) Camper, 103

March 19, 2012

Alma Anna (Feil) Camper, 103, of Wapakoneta, died at 7:45 a.m. Friday, March 16, 2012, at The Gardens, Wapakoneta.

She was born on April 9, 1908, in Auglaize County, to William and Anna (Aufderhaar) Feil, and they preceded her in death.   

On Dec. 26, 1926, she married Floyd (Sam) Camper, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 23, 1986.  

She is survived by two sons, Robert F. (Joann) and William J.; two daughters, Sharon A. Campbell and Susan K. (Richard) Feil; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren.

Plungers Hit Water

March 19, 2012

ST. MARYS — Despite a rain delay, local high school students and a handful of adults jumped into a pond to raise money for cancer research.

On Sunday afternoon, 42 students and nine celebrity plungers leaped or ran into what was optimistically estimated to be 65-degree weather, as part of the seventh-annual Memorial High School Relay for Life Polar Plunge.

Schedule Being Ironed Out

March 19, 2012

ST. MARYS — With a local school switching its scheduling system, administrators are taking steps to implement the change for the 2012-13 school year.

St. Marys Memorial High School will be on the trimester system next school year, and school administrators are currently working on the scheduling aspect of the new system.

“We will have five academic periods, which are 63-minutes long,” Memorial High School Principal Dave Lewis said. “We will still have a four-minute passing time.”

Auglaize County Special Olympics basketball team headed to state tournament

March 19, 2012

The Auglaize County Special Olympics basketball team has a 13-0 record and is headed to the state tournament on March 30.

Tom Conner and Bryan Stechman coach the team.

“The whole team showed tremendous effort to accomplish this feat,” Conner said. “Our summer games will be starting soon. We look forward to seeing all the athletes doing their best competing for the gold, silver and bronze medals.”

St. Marys 2012 Track and Field Schedule

March 19, 2012

Day Date Opponent Time
Tue. March 27 Minster/Bath 4:30 p.m.
Thu. April 5 at Celina Relays 4:30 p.m.
Sat.

March 16th

Gaming Machines Confiscated

March 16, 2012

“Leader Look Back,” is a collection of stories and headlines from 75, 50 and 25 years ago this week. This week’s edition examines stories from March 12 to March 19, 1937, 1962 and 1987.

 

75 years ago: Forty-eight rabbits were sent to St. Marys and released on a farm north of the city by the state conservation department. The rabbits were brought in from Missouri.

Joseph N. Wright claimed he was robbed of $569.38 while walking across from East School. He said the money was taken by two men while a third waited in a car.

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