Archive - 2012
50 Years Ago This Week – 1962
Fifty years ago this week, the St. Marys Roughriders tipped off boys basketball season with a 55-34 victory over Greenville.
As both teams seemed plagued by season-opening jitters and ice-cold shooting, Greenville led after the first quarter, 8-7 only to have St. Marys out-score them 14-2 in the second period to take a 21-10 lead into the locker room at intermission.
Jason Wayne Loney, 37, New Bremen, passed away at 9:10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 26, 1975, in Lima, to parents Jerry Wayne Smith and Jennifer Dee Loney.
On Aug. 27, 2005, he married Kerri Lynn (Howard) Loney, and she survives in New Bremen.
Ethel Jean Brewer, 70, of St. Marys, died Wednesday Nov. 28, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health System.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
Larry Vernatt, 59, of Celina, died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at his residence. Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
Alivia Lynn Fraley, 3 months, of Celina, died at 5:03 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, in the emergency department of JTDM Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on Aug. 30, 2012, in St. Marys to Jordan and Ashley (Makley) Fraley.
Survivors include her parents, Jordan and Ashley Fraley of Celina; a brother, Landon Zimmerman of Celina; grandmother Tracey Fraley of St. Marys; four great-grandparents.
She was preceded in death by grandfather Timothy Fraley; a great-great-grandfather.
FORT LORAMIE — Both Fort Loramie head coach Carla Siegel and New Knoxville coach Tim Hegemier said their teams learned something from Tuesday night’s non-conference tilt.
It’s pretty clear that while both have rough edges as the season begins, once they’re a finished product they’ll be strong squads this season.
Fort Loramie built a double-digit lead and then held off a late New Knoxville charge in the fourth quarter to earn a 55-51 win on Tuesday night.
Floyd Wayne Highley, 92, of 9258 Hoenie Rd. in Celina, passed away at 3:10 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford.
He was born on Aug. 27, 1920, in Celina to Simmeon and Pearl (Cook) Highley, who preceded him in death.
On Feb. 23, 1946, he married Margaret (Kuhn), who lives in Celina. Also surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Randy and Kim HIghley of Celina, Doug and Becci Highley of Celina; one daughter and son-in-law, Patty and Bud Schoenleben of Celina; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren.
Sharon S. Dues, 59, of Portland, Ind., died on Tuesday Nov. 27, 2012, at her residence.
She was born on Feb. 18, 1953, in Coldwater to parents Frederick J. Rammel and Delma L. Speck, who survives in Celina.
On July 29, 1972, she married Joseph H. Dues in Sharpsburg, and he survives.
Pauline D. Deerhake, 84, of 17226 N. 130th Ave., in Sun City West, Ariz., died at 10:19 p.m. Thursday Nov. 22, 2012, in Sun City.
She was born Dec. 6, 1927, in Wapakoneta to parents Joseph and Daisy (Beeler) Howard.
She married Rueben Deerhake on May 10, 1947, and he survives at the residence.
She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and two sisters.
Pauline was a 1946 graduate of Blume High School in Wapakoneta.
Larry D. Schwarck, 73, of 202 E. German St., New Knoxville, died at 6:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center following a brief illness.
He was born Dec. 20, 1938, in St. Marys, the son of Carl and Amanda (Waltz) Schwarck.
He married Joann Warner on Oct. 25, 1958 and she preceded him in death on Dec. 3, 2002.