Archive - Jun 2012
ST. MARYS — County crews are wading through brush and debris in an effort to restore flow to the St. Marys River.
The Auglaize County Engineer’s Office recently kicked off its log jam removal program along the St. Marys River. County Engineer Doug Reinhart said it has been two years since crews have been able to move equipment along the river to remove fallen trees and debris.
Lois J. Steinbrunner, 80, of 28 E. Main St., Osgood, died at 6:11 a.m. Sunday, June 24, 2012, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater.
She was born on Aug. 18, 1931, in Fort Loramie, to Alfred and Edith (Turner) Winner, and they preceded her in death.
On Jan. 10, 1953, she married Robert Luebke, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 26, 1989. She then married Mark Steinbrunner on May 16, 1997, and he survives in Osgood.
Thomas H. Dull, 59, of 301 E. Market St., Celina, died on Saturday, June 23, 2012, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater.
He was born on June 26, 1952, in Van Wert County, to Hugh and Opal (Shaffer) Dull, and they preceded him in death.
On Feb. 5, 1977, he married Margaret “Peg” (Heckler), and she survives in Celina.
Thomas is also survived by six siblings; his father-in-law; five brothers and sisters-in-law; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Norma M. Rickert, 78, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:11 p.m. Friday, June 22, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health System, following a sudden illness.
She was born on Dec. 5, 1933, in Wapakoneta, the daughter of Willard and Agnes (Roby) Ruck, and they preceded her in death.
On June 15, 1952, she married Paul E. Rickert, and he survives.
Mervin J. Quellhorst, 82, of New Bremen, died at 12:25 a.m. Saturday, June 23, 2012, at the Auglaize Acres in Wapakoneta.
He was born on Aug. 2, 1929, in St. Marys Township, the son of Clarence and Aurelia (Donnerberg) Quellhorst, and they preceded him in death.
On Sept. 5, 1953, he married Jeannette A. Vogel, and she survives near New Bremen.
COLDWATER — The St. Marys ACME baseball team got timely hits, as the Riders defeated the Coldwater Cavaliers 6-3 Friday evening at Veteran’s Field.
“This win was huge for the players tonight,” St. Marys head coach Alan Huber said. “One of the things I told the kids this is the level that we have to play at all the time. This is the level that we are capable of playing at. When we stay focused and we are doing the things that we need to do we can be at the level.”
MINSTER — Up and down the line-up, the Wapakoneta ACME baseball team had things clicking in the top of the third inning.
The Redskins built an early seven-run lead thanks to that big inning and went on to beat Minster 8-5 on Friday night at Hanover Street Park.
Wapak scored two runs in the first and then sent nine to the plate in a five-run bottom of the third inning to construct a 7-0 lead that was too much for Minster to overcome.
Lynn Roxine Slusher-Sholler, 65, of 335 Huffman St., St. Marys, formerly of Celina, died at 6:38 a.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at her residence.
She was born on March 8, 1947, in Logan, the daughter of Henry and Phyllis (Branscomb) Frank, and they preceded her in death.
She was first married to Fredrick Michael Slusher, and he preceded her in death in 2004. On March 7, 2009, she married Mark Steven Sholler, and he survives at the residence.
ST. MARYS — Whether it’s a way to learn a new skill or just some time away from the house to socialize and work on a project, area crafters are gathering at the St. Marys Community Public Library on Friday mornings for a craft circle, and they’re enjoying it.