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Archive - Mar 2013

March 19th

Madella M. J. Heidt, 91

March 19, 2013

Madella M. J. Heidt, 91, formerly of 12246 Glynwood - New Knoxville Road in New Knoxville, died at 12:34 p.m. Sunday, March 17, 2013, at Elmwood of New Bremen.

She was born on June 20, 1921, in Shelby County, to Christian and Lenora (May) Jung.

On May 8, 1940, at St. Peter's Evangelical and Reformed Church in New Bremen, she married Vernon Heidt, who died on Sept. 25, 2006.

Nina J. Fetters, 84

March 19, 2013

Nina J. Fetters, 84, of 804 W. Jackson St. in St. Marys, died at 3:22 a.m. Friday, March 15, 2013, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.

She was born on Aug. 29, 1928, in Adams County, Ind., to Charles W. and Nora (Machlin) Armantrout.

 On Feb. 22, 1947, she married Chancy L. Fetters, who died on Sept. 30, 1963.

Survivors include a daughter, Nina Kay (Stanley) Gerlach  of Miamisburg; a son, Alan Fetters  of Columbus; two grandchildren.

David W. Arnett, 77

March 19, 2013

David W. Arnett, 77, of 05581 Carter Creek Road, New Knoxville, died at 12:46 a.m. Sunday, March 17, 2013, at Elmwood Care Center in New Bremen.

He was born on the family farm on Aug. 13, 1935, the son of Wilson and Gertrude (Wellman) Arnett.

He married Thelma Brown on Dec. 1, 1957, and she survives at Elmwood Care Center.

Stanley A. Schroer, 81

March 19, 2013

Stanley A. Schroer, 81, of New Bremen, died at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 18, 2013, at the Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.  

He was born on Aug. 6, 1931, in New Bremen.  

He was the son of Harry V. and Esther (Brackman) Schroer.  

On Oct. 27, 1951, he married Jean Dammeyer, who survives in New Bremen.  

St. Marys' Fledderjohann named Honorable Mention All-Ohio

March 19, 2013

Garet Fledderjohann, a St. Marys Memorial senior guard, earned Honorable Mention All-Ohio honors on Monday when the Associated Pres released its Division II list based on the recommendations of a media panel.

Fledderjohann, who averaged 19.9 points per game, eclipsed 1,100 points for his career to become the third-highest scorer in school history.

Elida’s Dakota Mathias, a 6-foot-4 junior who averaged 25.4 points per game this season, was named to the First Team.

March 18th

Details Released In Shooting

March 18, 2013

ST. MARYS — A St. Marys man shot by law enforcement agents Wednesday night on Derrick Street reportedly raised what later was determined to be a pellet rifle or BB gun at the officers as they responded to his residence.

Riders Take The Plunge

March 18, 2013

ST. MARYS — Dozens of Roughriders braved frigid temperatures — on land and in the water — to take a plunge that one day may lead to a cure for cancer.

Memorial High School held its annual Polar Plunge Sunday afternoon at the Dammeyer residence on Dowty Road. The plunge, which is organized by the students, raises money for the school’s Relay for Life team.

March 15th

Barber Shop Opens Doors

March 15, 2013

NEW KNOXVILLE — New Knoxville’s new barber, Scott Limbert, set up his shop after moving to the area from North Carolina, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t local.

The Botkins native said he and his wife, who is from Maria Stein, moved back to the area after their daughter Makaylee was born to be near family, and now live in rural Minster.

“It’s nice moving back and being closer,” he said. “Distance plays a factor when you have a family.”

Rider Shows Passion For Music, Country

March 15, 2013

ST. MARYS — Senior Roughrider Austin Reynolds, 18, has a passion for music.

 

Reynolds participates in both the St. Marys All Brass Band and the Symphonic Band, for which he plays the tuba.

“I’m more of a musical kind of guy,” he said. “Just band is my thing.”

He tried his hand at saxophone from fifth to eighth grade, but found that it did not fit. That’s when Reynolds found the tuba.

Mary Susan Mitchell, 92

March 15, 2013

Mary Susan Mitchell, 92, of rural Lima, died at 6:40 a.m. Thursday, March 14, 2013, in her family homestead farm home in which she was born in Amanda Township, with her family at her side.

She was born on July 16, 1920, to William and Beatrice Coon McConnell, who are deceased.

On March 20, 1940, she married Perry Edward Mitchell, who died on April 30, 2008.

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