Archive - Jun 19, 2012
The St. Marys’ ACME baseball team’s patient approach paid dividends late in its 11-8 comeback win over Elida on Monday night at K.C. Geiger Park.
St. Marys (5-5) rallied back from a six-run deficit with a nine-run bottom of the sixth inning by getting into Elida’s bullpen.
St. Marys worked the count and got Elida’s effective starter out of the game after four-plus innings.
NEW BREMEN — Workforce development is a top priority for the governor’s office, a state official said during a presentation with representatives from various departments in the region Monday morning.
H. Phil McKibans, 85, of New Bremen, died at 1:28 a.m. Monday, June 18, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on March 28, 1927, in Akron, the son of Howard McKibans and Lillian Trottman McKibans Loving and stepfather Lawrence Loving.
On May 14, 1949, he married Dorothy E. Milroy, and she survives in New Bremen.
Joseph D. Henne, 99, of Cridersville, died at 5:12 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center.
He was born on April 23, 1913, in Salem Township, near Kossuth, the son of Daniel and Ethel Richardson Henne, and they preceded him in death.
On July 31, 1937, he married Evelyn L. Rasneor, and she preceded him in death on Nov. 2, 2006.
Gale E. Fry, 70, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:06 a.m. Monday, June 18, 2012, at the Auglaize Acres.
He was born on July 9, 1941, the son of Rex and Iola (Cox) Fry, and they preceded him in death.
He was married to Betty Fry, and she preceded him in death.
He is survived by a sister, Penny (Kelley) McGlinch of New Bremen; six stepchildren, Robin (Ralph) Nelms, Bill (Vickie) Coil, John (Sally) Coil, Patti (Alan) Rodabaugh, Jammie (Merita) Roop and Shawn Roop; an aunt, Joann Stinebaugh of Wapakoneta.
Gary A. Wehnes, 68, of St. Marys, died at 9:25 a.m. Monday, June 18, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on Feb. 5, 1944, in Auglaize County, to Russell and Margaret (McDermitt) Wehnes.
He is survived by a son, Michael (Katherine) Wehnes of St. Marys; a daughter, Christina (Mark) Miley of Aurora; a brother; four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother; a sister.
He was a veteran of the Marine Corps, having served during the Vietnam era.