Archive - Mar 6, 2013
ST. MARYS — A weather system that dumped more than 7 inches of snow on the region snarled morning traffic, closed local schools and forced residents to dig out of what could be the season’s last storm.
Auglaize County EMA Director Troy Anderson said he measured between 7 and 8 inches of snow throughout Auglaize County. Drifts, he noted, are topping 3 feet.
Ruth Littlefield, 102, formerly of St. Marys, died on Monday, March 4, 2013, in Chicago, Ill. Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
c, of 106 W. High St. in Mendon, died at 9:12 p.m. Monday, March 4, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System.
He was born on March 25, 1943, in Omaha, Neb., to Kenneth and Wauneta (Woods) Stanek.
Survivors include four daughters, Tammy (David) Brott of Omaha, Neb., Tracey Stanek of Omaha, Neb., Kelly Bettcher of Omaha, Neb., Michelle Petzold of Eugene, Ore.; a son, David Scroggins of Decatur, Ill.; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a sister.
Jesse Duane "JD" Springer, 49, of Celina, died on Monday, March 4, 2013, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater.
He was born on Nov. 21, 1963, in Polk County, Fla., to Norman Duane and Jessie Kendall Springer.
He married Lisa Browder on April 15, 2006, and she survives.
He is also survived by a son and daughter, Justin and Jennifer Springer, both of Coldwater; a stepdaughter, Amber (Ryan) Holycross of DeGraff; a brother; two granddaughters.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.
Rick “Tiny” Boyd, 47, of Spencerville, died on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at his residence.
He was born on Oct. 9, 1965, in St. Marys.
He was the son of William Sr. and Jeanne (Lehman) Boyd.
On June 11, 2011, he married Melissa (Smith-Walker) Boyd, who survives in Spencerville.