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Archive - Jun 2013

June 17th

Ruth Zimmerman, 77

June 17, 2013

Ruth Zimmerman, 77, formerly of St. Marys, died on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at Carolina Medical Center - Northeast in Concord, N.C.  

She was born on Oct. 16, 1935, in Dorchester County, S.C. to Le Roy and Annie Laurie (Mizell) Hilton.  

On Oct. 15, 1960, she married Richard Zimmerman, who died on March 11, 1993.

Ann K. Knapke, 72

June 17, 2013

Ann K. Knapke, 72, 142 Cottonwood Dr.; Celina, died on Sunday, June 16, 2013. Ann was born on Jan. 14, 1941, to Henry and Ester (Nordenbrock) Schenking in Celina. She received her nursing degree from Mount St. Joseph College in 1963 and on July 4, 1964, she married Thomas A. Knapke.

She worked as a nurse for a time but decided she wanted to pursue a teaching career. In 1972, Ann received her master’s degree in special education from Wright State University and enjoyed a fulfilling teaching career which spanned 30 years.

William E. Schulenberg, 86

June 17, 2013

William E. Schulenberg, 86, of Nakomes, Fla., died on Friday, May 24, 2013, at the Tidewell Hospice House in Sarasota, Fla.  

He was born on Feb. 12, 1927, in New Bremen.

He was the son of Elton and Mildred (Vornholt) Schulenberg.  

In 1952, he married the former Ruth Miles and they recently celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary.

Iona J. Berning, 80

June 17, 2013

Iona J. Berning, 80, of 415 W. Oliver St., St. Marys, died at 10:40 a.m. Saturday, June 15, 2013, at the St. Marys Living Center.

She was born Oct. 15, 1932, in St. Marys, the daughter of Edgar and Lillian Henning.

She married Mathias Berning on June 25, 1955, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 11, 1974.

June 14th

Tommie A. Real, 75

June 14, 2013

Tommie A. Real, 75, died at 9:20 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at St. Joseph Health Center.

He was born on Oct. 7, 1937, in Celina, the son of the late Otho and Myrtle Graham Real.

Survivors include his wife, the former Allis Walter, whom he married on Aug. 17, 1954, his children, Kevin (Becky) Real, of La Salle, Ill.; Jody (Butch) Barnett, of Warren; Tomi (Joseph) Portale, of Johnson; and Penni (Harold) Rosenberger, of Cortland; four grandchildren, four stepgrandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. Many nieces and nephews also survive.

Rolland Zimmerman, 90

June 14, 2013

Rolland Zimmerman, 90, of 3820 Hone-Weir Road in Celina, passed away at 1:55 p.m. Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Miller House, Celina. He was born on Jan. 19, 1923, in Celina, to the late Ralph and Elsie (Eichenauer) Zimmerman. On Sept. 14, 1945, he married Betty Lou Hays, who lives in Celina.

Also surviving are his son and daughter-in-law Craig and Carol Zimmerman, of Celina, three grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his three brothers and sister-in-law, and his sister and brother-in-law.

Ruth Zimmerman, 77

June 14, 2013

Ruth Zimmerman, 77, formerly of St. Marys, died on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, in Concord, N.C.

Arrangements are being completed with the Miller — Long & Folk Funeral Home, 314 W. High Street in St. Marys, where visitation will be 2 p.m. to  4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Card Both Shy and Successful

June 14, 2013

NEW BREMEN — Victoria Wente considers herself shy — when she used to visit the fire station with her firefighter father, for example, she said it took a long time to be comfortable talking to people.

But that reticence has never kept her from going after what she wants.

The senior said several times, “I want what I want,” adding that she probably gets the trait from her father, who is also very focused.

“It’s made me driven,” Wente said “I have goals, and I want to get to them.”

OHSAA announces new football divisional assignments

June 14, 2013

With the addition of a seventh football division in 2013, the OHSAA released the breakdown of the 2013 football divisions on Thursday.

St. Marys will remain in Division III with its 293 boys. Both Minster (117 boys) and New Bremen (113 boys) will remain Division VI schools. Wapakoneta and Celina move down a division to DIII. Wapak has 343 boys and Celina has 327 boys Other WBL assignments include Kenton dropping to Divison IV. O-G stays in Division V. Shawnee, Elida and Defiance remain in Division III. Bath stays in Division IV.

Suspects In Grube Homicides Indicted

June 14, 2013

CELINA — The two suspects accused in the shooting deaths of Robert Grube, 70, and his daughter Colleen Grube, 47, have been indicted on a slew of felonies, including murder.

On Thursday, a Mercer County grand jury issued indictments for Trevin M.A. Sanders Roark, 19, and Bryant L. Rhoades 22,  on charges including aggravated murder, murder, involuntary manslaughter, kidnapping, aggravated robbery, robbery, aggravated burglary, burglary and theft in connection with the November 2011 killings of the Grubes in their rural Fort Recovery home.

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Michael Schmitmeyer, a Memorial High Schol grad and former University of Findlay standout golfer...
  COLUMBUS — The Minster girls 4-by-400 meter relay team finished off the state...

 

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