Archive - Feb 2013
Mary K. Wellman, 88, of Coldwater, died on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater.
She was born on April 7, 1924, in Philothea, to the late Ben and Catherine (Schoenlein) Dues.
On Jan. 20, 1951, she married William Wellman, who died on Dec. 5, 1992.
She is survived by four children, Jerry and Janet Wellman of New Knoxville, Marie and Bob Walls, Roger and Lora Wellman and Betty and Jeff Geier, all of Coldwater; 19 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two sisters; and four sets of in-laws.
Marvin B. Kishler, 91, formerly of 132 Sturgeon St. in St. Marys, died at 10:25 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at St. Marys Living Center.
He was born on April 14, 1921, in St. Marys, to Willis and Mary (Clover) Kishler.
On Oct. 20, 1945, in San Diego, Calif., he married Betty A. Behm, who died on March 29, 2003.
James E. Carpenter, 70, of 1509 Kent Court in St. Marys, died at 4:50 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at his residence.
He was born on Oct. 27, 1942, in St. Marys, to Howard and Rachel (Russell) Carpenter.
On Nov. 21, 1984, in Lexington, Ky., he married Linda Kay Sturgill, who survives.
ST. MARYS — Senior Roughrider Katie Peterson, 17, has had an active and successful high school career in all areas.
She is a member of the tennis team, of FCA, Relay For Life, the all-brass band, and outside of Memorial High School is involved in 4-H.
This is Peterson’s sixth year playing tennis, where she plays first singles.
“When I’m playing I just kind of zone everything out and it’s only just me and the other person playing,” she said.
NEW KNOXVILLE — Richard Egbert has been saving people’s lives after car crashes, surgeries and severe wounds for more than 20 years.
He’s not an EMT, doctor or a nurse. He’s a blood donor. On Friday, Egbert was one donation away from having given 19 gallons of blood to the American Red Cross, meaning that people all over this part of the state are walking around with Egbert’s blood connecting them to the donor without even knowing it.
ST. MARYS — Keith Ley, manager at Villa Nova in St. Marys, says Super Bowl Sunday provides a little economic boost for businesses that make pizza and other foods popular with sports fans.
“It’s a little perk,” Ley said. “There’s a slow down after Christmas and before spring. It’s nice to know you’ll get that February Super Bowl money.”
ST. MARYS — Members of two local chambers of commerce got the opportunity to pepper an Ohio Congressman with questions ranging from the current fiscal crisis in Washington, D.C., to immigration reform.
James Carpenter, 70, of St. Marys, died on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at his residence. Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Home 1605 Celina Road (Ohio 703 West Chapel) in St. Marys.
Marvin Kishler, 91, of St. Marys, died on Thursday Jan. 31, 2013, at St. Marys Living Center.
Arrangements are being completed with Miller – Long and Folk Funeral Home 314 W. High St. in St. Marys.