Archive - Apr 10, 2012
ST. MARYS — City councilors on Monday night gave the green light for the creation of a revitalization district in downtown.
NEW BREMEN — A young film buff, Patrick Ferguson says he loves a good story and enjoys seeing how all the aspects fall into place when it hits the screen.
William J. “Bill” Koenig Jr., 92, of Wapakoneta, died at 7:20 p.m. Saturday April 7, 2012, at Kindred Hospital in Lima.
He was born on Dec. 31, 1919, in Auglaize County, the son of William C. and Katherine (Frankenburg) Koenig, and they preceded him in death.
On June 28, 1947, he married Lucille M. Bustetter, and she preceded him in death on July 25, 1994.
Ned E. Keiber, 82, of Wapakoneta, died at 5:30 a.m. Saturday, April 7, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on Oct. 16, 1929, in Wapakoneta, to Earl W. and Hazel (Wellington) Keiber, and they preceded him in death.
On Feb. 9, 1957, he married Margaret June Peak, and she survives.
He is also survived by two daughters, Leslie K. (Keiber) Steining and Linda S. (Keiber) (Kevin) Schnell, both of Wapakoneta; five grandchildren, a brother and sister-in-law.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
Deborah S. Yahn, 58, of St. Marys, died on Sunday, April 8, 2012, at Golden Living Center – Valley in St. Marys.
She was born on Aug. 30, 1953, in Celina, to Harry “Red” and Evelyn (Francis) Yahn, and they preceded her in death and now are all together again.
She is survived by many friends and co-workers.
Madella F. Schnippel, 79, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:30 a.m. Sunday, April 8, 2012, at the St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born on Oct. 13, 1932, in Carthagena, the daughter of Adolph and Theresa (Wuebker) Severt, and they preceded her in death.
On June 11, 1955, she married James C. “Jim” Schnippel, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 15, 2007.