Archive - Mar 2013
A look back at area sports headline from 10, 25 and 50 years ago:
50 Years Ago This Week – 1963
After suffering losses in four of their first five exhibition contests in the spring of 1963, the Cincinnati Reds took on the New York Mets fifty years ago this week in hopes of reversing their recent misfortunes on the diamond.
Suiting up on the hill for the Mets was St. Marys native Galen Cisco, who was eventually credited with the victory after the Redlegs fell by a final of 3-2 in the exhibition game.
ST. MARYS — St. Marys City Councilors Monday night got a sneak peek at the city’s revamped online presence.
Personnel Director Sue Backs provided councilors with some highlights from the website. The new site, which is still found at CityofStMarys.net, of more streamlined and user-friendly than the current website.
“It’s going to be easy to use and its functional,” Backs said. “Most importantly, it’s going to be easy to maintain. We can keep adding additional information and change information.”
Doris Anna Wolfe, 73, of 314 S. Walnut St., New Bremen, died at 9:20 a.m. Sunday, March 10, 2013, at St. Marys Living Center, St. Marys.
She was born on Nov. 5, 1939, in St. Marys, the daughter of Walter and Isabelle (Kohlreiser) Wittenbrink.
She is survived by a daughter, Kathy Cook of New Bremen; a grandson, Tyler Cook of Celina; two sisters, Betty Bushman of Minster and Sharon Fischbach of New Bremen; by several nieces and nephews.
John L. Sudman, 61, of Wapakoneta, died at 5:01 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, in Lima.
He was born in Celina, on Dec. 16, 1951, to Howard and Martha (Young) Sudman, who preceded him in death. His father passed away when he was very young, and his mother later married Homer DeArmond, who has also passed.
On July 7, 1979, he married Diana (Saintignon) Sudman, who survives in Wapakoneta.
Marsha Taylor, 52, of St. Marys, died on Monday, March 11, 2013, at her residence.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
John L. Sudman, 61, of Wapakoneta, died at 5:01 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima. Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.
Doris Wolfe, 73, of New Bremen, died on Sunday, March 10, 2013, at St. Marys Living Center.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller - Long and Folk Funeral Home, 314 W. High Street Chapel, in St. Marys.
Virgil E. Beam, 76, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:13 a.m., Monday, March 11, 2013, at his residence.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff and Eley Funeral Home, Wapakoneta.
Mildred F. Steele, 86, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:33 a.m., Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on Nov. 17, 1926, in Pineville, Ky., the daughter of Luther and Sarah (Partin) Evans, who preceded her in death.
On Nov. 25, 1953, she married Earl “Bud” Gannon, and he died on Sept. 9, 1961.
FRYBURG — Foul play is not suspected in the death of a Fryburg man Friday.
Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon said preliminary autopsy results on Michael L. McClintock, 60, of Fryburg, did not indicate any signs of foul play. McClintock was found dead inside his home Friday morning by a relative.