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Archive - Jul 2013

July 25th

Updated: Officials Probe Legionnaires Outbreak

July 25, 2013

ST. MARYS — A county health official says the investigation into an outbreak of Legionnaires disease remains ongoing.

Auglaize County Health Commissioner Charlotte Parsons confirmed two area residents who both worked at AAP in St. Marys contracted the disease within the past month, including one who died as a result of the illness. Parsons declined to identify the names of those individuals, but noted second person is currently being treated for the disease.

A look back at area sports 10, 25 and 50 years ago

July 25, 2013

A look  at what was making sports headlines in The Evening Leader in years past...

50 Years Ago This Week – 1963

July 24th

Betty L. Stolzenburg, 81

July 24, 2013

Betty L. Stolzenburg, 81, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:15 a.m. Monnday, July 22, 2013, at Auglaize Acres.

She was born on Nov. 11, 1931, in St. Marys, the daughter of Otis and Mary (Heath)  Chilcoat, who preceded her in death. On April 12, 1948, she married Vernon F. Stolzenburg, and he died on Dec. 25, 2012.

Survivors include, four sons, Gary (Annette) Stolzenburg, Vernon, WS, Rick (Kim) Stolzenburg, Randy (Rebecca) Stolzenburg, and Steven Stolzenburg, all of Wapakoneta, 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Unemployment Rate Increases

July 24, 2013

ST. MARYS — For the second month in a row, the unemployment rate in Auglaize County has increased.

In data released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, the unemployment rate for the county increased 0.3 percent in June to settle in at 5.4 percent. The increase, which followed a slight increase in May, means the unemployment rate has gone up by a half a percent during the last two months. A year ago, the county had an unemployment rate of 5.8 percent.

Aidyn Ray Kitchen, infant

July 24, 2013

Aidyn Ray Kitchen, 26 days old, of St. Marys passed away at 7:34 a.m. Sunday, July 21, 2013, at the Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater.

He was born on June 25, 2013, in St. Marys, to Ashley M. Lawson of St. Marys and Dustin R. Kitchen of Celina.

Survivors include his maternal grandmother; paternal grandparents; by three great-grandparents; two uncles; two aunts.

He was preceded in death by his great-grandmother.

Ruth E. Bowsher, 87

July 24, 2013

Ruth E. Bowsher, 87, of rural Spencerville, died at 11:45 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in the Roselawn Manor Nursing Home in Spencerville.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville.

Ward D. Horner, 75

July 24, 2013

Ward D. Horner, 75, of 162 Bayshore Court in St. Marys, died at 8:10 p.m. Monday, July 22, 2013, at his residence.

 He was born on April 16, 1938, in Tipton, Ind. to Ward and Mary K. (Richardson) Horner.

James H. “Jim” Schaub, 75

July 24, 2013

James H. “Jim” Schaub, 75, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:55 p.m. Monday, July 22, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System of complications following open heart surgery.   

He was born on Dec. 7, 1937, in rural Wapakoneta, the son of Lewis and Ella (Morris) Schaub, who preceded him in death.

On Feb. 5, 1964, he married Betty J. Carroll, and she survives.

Elody M. Hoelscher, 93

July 24, 2013

c, of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of New Knoxville, died on Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Sunnyside Retirement Community.

She was born on Dec. 23, 1919, near New Knoxville, to parents William L. and Matilda Bierbaum Hoelscher, who preceded her in death.

She was a graduate of New Knoxville High School and Ohio State University, where she earned a degree in accounting.

After college, she moved to New York City, where she worked as a certified public accountant for 31 years.

July 23rd

Ward Horner, 75

July 23, 2013

Ward Horner, 75, of St. Marys Township, died on Monday, July 22, 2013, at his residence. Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.

 

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