Archive - Feb 22, 2013
CELINA — Business people, university faculty and community leaders gathered for Wright State University Lake Campus’ third annual Regional Summit Friday morning to discuss the move to a global economy.
Special speakers Director of Sales Pat Carus, from Emerson Climate Technology, Sharyl Garner, Chief Administrative Officer of Midmark Corp., and David Cahill, Managing Partner at Avanulo, shared their strategies for competing in a global market.
NEW KNOXVILLE — A new face has taken over the treasurer’s seat at New Knoxville.
Cathy Doseck replaced longtime treasurer Marcia Wierwille this year, after serving as treasurer for the ESC in Shelby County. Doseck said she took the job because she was ready to be part of the day-to-day life of a school again.
“At the ESC I was in an office, and I didn’t see students or teachers,” she said. “I wanted to be part of the excitement students have for learning and they have for teaching.”
Christopher K. Huff, 47, of 611 Lisle St., Celina, died on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013.
He was born on Nov. 7, 1965, in St. Marys, the son of Cledith and Clara (Waddles) Huff, who survive in St. Marys.
He is also survived by his son, Jesse Huff of St. Marys; by a brother; by a sister.
Funeral rites will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, St. Marys, the Rev. Jim Sweigart, officiant. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery.
ST. MARYS — The drunk driver who caused a collision that killed Scott and Michele Barhorst had a blood alcohol content more than four times the legal limit.
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NEW BREMEN — New Bremen Middle School students showcased their innovation Thursday at the Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fair revealing not just their ability to invent, but also the nature of the problems they encounter in their everyday lives.
Teacher Tracy Steinke said that the fair started in 2010 as a requirement of the STEM grant the school received.
“We’re trying to get them more engineering focused, looking at problem solving,” she said.
Howard B. Putman, 79, of Spencerville, died on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at his home. He was born on Feb. 21, 1933, in Willshire, to George H. and Emma Fredaricka (Pflueger) Putman.
On Aug. 16, 1958, he married Norma J. Ralston who survives.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Norma, are two daughters Leisha (Troy) Comer of Wapakoneta, and Leslie (John) Ringwald of Van Wert; three granddaughters; three great-grandchildren; a brother; a sister; a sister-in-law.
Christopher Huff, 47, of Celina, died on Wednesday Feb. 20, 2013. Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
Kerry Dicke, 61, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, surrounded by loved ones, having succumbed to complications following open heart surgery.
Kerry was born on July 17, 1951, in Austin, Texas, to Dorothy Jo and William Putnam Sexton.
She graduated from West Orange High School and attended Lamar University before transferring to Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. At Trinity she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Theater and met her husband of 29 years, Dane Dicke.
Carol Elizabeth (Kuhlman) Ramey, 84, of Akron, passed away peacefully on Feb. 20, 2013, after a courageous three-month battle with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Carol was born on July 29, 1928, at home in New Knoxville, the daughter of Reinhart W. and Dorothy (Kuhlmann) Kuhlman.