Archive - May 10, 2013
Kelly B. Hennon, 53, of Botkins, died 6:35 p.m., Wed. May 8, 2013, following sudden illness. He was born Aug. 23, 1959, in Lima, the son of Letha (Hager) and Donald Method of New Knoxville. He is survived by his wife, Lorie A. (Ott) Hennon, and their date of marriage was March 14, 1981.
Patricia Neargarder, 85, of St. Marys, died 12:49 p.m. Friday, May 10, 2013.
Funeral arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Ruth Marie Wellman, 88, of Celina, passed away at 5:07 a.m. Thursday, May 9, 2013 at the Celina Manor Nursing Home. She was born on April 6, 1925 in Sharpsburg to the late Ignatius and Sarah (White) Esser.
On April 11, 1945, she married Alfred Wellman, who died on March 15, 1991.
Survivors include her daughter Ruthann Brunswick, of Celina, three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, a sister, a sister-in-law, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her son-in-law, a granddaughter, three brothers and four sisters.
Thelma R. Schmitmeyer, 89, of Minster, died 10:26 p.m. Thursday, May 9, 2013, at Elmwood Assisted Living, New Bremen. She was born Oct. 30, 1923, in Osgood to the late Fred and Mary (Synck) Bohman.
She married Henry Schmitmeyer on May 10, 1944. Henry preceded her in death on March 30, 1986.
ST. MARYS — The Evening Leader’s Mother of the Year winner, Mary Craft, is more than a mother to her daughter and son.
She opens her home to her children’s friends and that generosity, her daughter Abbey Craft said, is part of why she nominated her mother.
“She never thought it was good enough,” Abbey said. “She went above and beyond. Cookies on my birthday. She never forgets things like that.”
ST. MARYS — Seven members of the St. Marys Fire Department will be participating in a weeklong training session that will give them the tools necessary to assist victims of a major trauma incident.
Instructors from Medic Up, of Orefield, Penn., will be in town next week to train the paramedics in advanced medical procedures under extreme conditions including active shooters scenarios. St. Marys Fire Chief Joey Weaver said the training will be a benefit to the paramedics as well as local residents.
ST. MARYS — A couple of perfectly placed bunts helped turn the St. Marys baseball team’s night at the plate from frustrating to fruitful.
St. Marys scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to rally past Marion Local 7-4 on Thursday at K.C. Geiger Park.
Marion Local at St. Marys Baseball Photos:
Rick Alan Marbaugh, 58, 617 Echo St., Celina, passed away at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the Celina Manor in Celina. He was born on Jan. 17, 1955, in Celina, to Bill J. and Doris J. (Snider) Marbaugh, who live in Celina.
Also surviving are his son, Kyle Marbaugh of Celina; a brother and sister-in-law; a niece; a nephew.
He was preceded in death by a brother.
Kelly B. Hennon, 53, of Botkins, died at 6:35 p.m., Wednesday, May 8, 2013, following sudden illness.
He was born on Aug. 23, 1959, in Lima.
His mother and step-father, Letha and Donald Method, survive in New Knoxville.
On March 14, 1981, he married Lorie A. Ott, and she survives.
Lester F. Dicke, 95, of 14040 Mercer-Auglaize County Line Road, St. Marys, died at 10:45 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at the St. Marys Living Center.
He was born Oct. 13, 1917, in Mercer County, the son of Florince and Anna (Moeller) Dicke, Sr.
He married Eileen Hollman on Dec. 27, 1941, and she preceded him in death on Oct. 25, 2002.