Archive - Feb 2013
ST. MARYS — Garet Fledderjohann wasn’t content to just score his 1,000th point in his next-to-last home game at Memorial High School. The St. Marys senior guard put on a fourth-quarter display that had an entire gymnasium gawking during the Riders’ 60-52 loss to Van Wert on Friday night.
DELPHOS — With a four-point lead with just 16 seconds left in regulation the New Bremen boys basketball team had at least a share of the Midwest Athletic Conference title in its grasp. Delphos St. John’s Curtis Geise’s heroics and later a technical foul at an inopportune time let it slip away.
BOWLING GREEN — St. Marys junior Jared Deubler had a pair of top eight finishes — including a second-place finish — as an individual to highlight the St. Marys swim team’s day in the pool at the Division II district meet at Bowling Green State University on Friday.
Deubler took second in the boys 100 backstroke. Deubler finished in 54.63 seconds. Deubler also finished eighth in the boys 100 freestyle with a 49.47-second time.
Calvin H. Katterhenry, 96, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:25 a.m., Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System. He was born Jan. 21, 1917, in New Knoxville near Carter Creek, the son of Jacob W. and Elizabeth (Hinze) Katterheinrich, who preceded him in death.
Survivors include, three great-nephews, five great-nieces, five great-great-nephews and seven great-great-nieces.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, three sisters, five nephews, and three nieces.
Edward J. “John” Hut, 65, of Wapakoneta and Fort Myers, Fla. died at 1:20 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 at St. Rita’s Medical Center after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born July 17, 1947 in Wapakoneta to Phillip and Pearl (Hale) Hut who preceded him in death.
On Aug. 30, 1973 he married Andrea Ryan and she survives in Wapakoneta.
Survivors also include a son, Guy (Holly) Hut; a daughter, Danielle (Ralph) Oen, both of Wapakoneta; three grandchildren; three sisters and a brother.
Paul L. Schumacher, 74, of 07947 Southland Road, New Knoxville died 1:45 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at the Golden Living Center.
He was born on Sept. 22, 1938, in New Weston the son of Oscar and Gertrude (Guggenbiller) Schumacher.
He married Janice Schrolucke on Oct. 20, 1962 and she survives at the residence.
Nina Louise Phillips Guigou, 90, of Valdese, N.C., passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Joint Township Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
Louise was born to the late Everett Leon and Edna Greene Phillips on Jan. 15, 1923, in Bakersville, N.C. She graduated from Spruce Pine High School in 1939, and at 16 years old began her studies at Mars Hill College.
ST. MARYS — 18-year-old senior Brooke Hertenstein exudes happiness and positivity and her cheerful outlook, passion and enthusiasm shine through in every project and endeavor she tackles.
Music and the arts are a big part of Hertenstein’s life, but within Memorial High School, she is involved in much more. Hertenstein is a member of National Honor Society, Relay For Life, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, band and choir.
By JANICE BARNIAK
ST. MARYS — The girls at Kristina’s Dance Escape in St. Marys are gearing up for competition season with rehearsals of ballet, jazz, tap and hip hop numbers that they’ll perform all over Ohio and Indiana this spring.
Kristina Blockberger, who has taught dance in St. Marys for 14 years, said the girls audition for spots in the summer on the more serious team.
“I danced all my life and did it competitively,” Blockberger said.
ST. MARYS — A recently proposed bill in the Ohio House could give some senior citizens free hunting and fishing licenses.
Ohio Rep. Nick Barborak, of the 5th House District, introduced House Bill 25 — a measure that seeks to provide free fishing and hunting licenses along with fur taker, deer and wild turkey permits and wetlands habitat stamps to Ohioans 65 and older. Barborak, a Democrat from Lisbon, said the idea has been floating around Columbus for years.