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March 1st

John F. “Jack” Kuffner, 84

March 1, 2013

John F. “Jack” Kuffner, 84, of St. Marys, died on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at his residence.

He was born on March 23, 1928, in Washington D.C., the son of Fred and Dr. Elizabeth (Yahl) Kuffner.

He married Alma Shaw on July 26, 1953, and she survives at the residence.

Minster Resident Killed In Crash

March 1, 2013

MINSTER — A Minster resident died Thursday afternoon from injuries suffered in a one-vehicle crash near Fort Loramie.

At approximately 2:30 p.m. Thursday, deputies from the Shelby County Sheriff's Office arrived on the scene of a crash on Canal Road No. 1, four-tenths of a mile east of the Ohio 66 intersection. Ina Smith, 50, of Minster, was pronounced dead at the scene.

GIRLS HOOPS: Minster, Marion Local to collide on Saturday for district title

March 1, 2013

 

ST. MARYS — The Midwest Athletic Conference swept  Thursday’s Division IV district semifinal games at Memorial High School to set up yet another title tilt between backyard rivals.

Minster put on another stifling defensive performance in the nightcap in a 42-30 win over Ada, while Marion Local built a double-digit lead and then staved off Kaylee Patton and the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers in the fourth quarter for a 61-51 win in the night’s opening contest.

March 1st

Fledderjohann named First Team All-WBL

March 1, 2013

 

St. Marys senior guard Garet Fledderjohann has been named First Team All-Western Buckeye League.

Fledderjohann, during the regular season averaged19.8 points per game, shot 40 percent from 3-point range and dished out 4.9 assists per game while becoming the third greatest scorer in Memorial High School history and passing the 1,000-point barrier. Fledderjohann currently has 1,088 points for his career — 102 points behind No. 2 on the list, Damon Goodwin, a University of Dayton standout, NBA draft pick and current Capital University head coach.

All WBL Girls Basketball Team

February 28, 2013

WBL All League Selections
First Team

Taylor Dackin, Bath, Senior
Kylee Bader, Celina, Senior
Britt Lauck, Shawnee, Senior
Nicole Brown, Wapakoneta, Senior
Emily Ruhe, Bath, Senior
Katie Stahl, Celina, Senior
O'sha Owens, Elida, Senior
Player of the Year: Emily Ruhe
League Champions: Bath, Greg Mauk

Second Team
Erin Morrow, Van Wert, Sophomore
Sara Warner, Wapakoneta, Junior
Hillary Heiby, Celina, Senior

All WBL Boys Basketball List

February 28, 2013

2013 WBL League Voting
First Team
Player                                    School

Taren Sullivan                        Bath
Trey Guilliam                          Defiance

John E. “Jack” Thees, 69

February 28, 2013

John E. “Jack” Thees, 69, of Celina, died at 8:43 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at his residence, of natural causes.

He was born on Nov. 13, 1943, in Celina, to parents Myron and Ruth (Christian) Thees, both of whom preceded him in death.

On July 22, 1967, he married Carol Kincaid Thees, who survives.

Albert H. Sutter, 72

February 28, 2013

Albert H. Sutter, 72, of Mendon, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at the Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center.

He was born on Oct. 12, 1940, in Coldwater, to Albert and Rosina (Buschor) Sutter.

He married Lena Carpenter on Jan. 2, 1985, and she survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Daniel Sutter of Portland, Ind., and Stanley (Jenny) Sutter of St. Henry; a daughter, Denise (Bill) Bremeck of Dublin; a stepdaughter, Holli (Lonnie) Enderud of St. Marys; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; eight brothers and sisters.

Robert E. Bonvillian, 65

February 28, 2013

Robert E. Bonvillian, 65, of Celina, died on Tuesday. Feb. 26, 2013, at his residence, due to a fire.

He was born on Feb. 7, 1948, in Coldwater, to parents Richard and stepmother Jo Bonvillian, who preceded him in death, and mother Delores Stein, who also preceded him in death.

He is survived by a son, Jeff and friend Julie Rodriguez Bonvillian of Celina; by a stepson, Jason and Brandy Muter of Anna; two daughters, Kim and Harold Fiely of Fort Recovery and Carrie and Steve Homan of Fort Recovery; four brothers; one sister; 11 grandchildren.

Bertha M. Bradley, 89

February 28, 2013

Bertha M. Bradley, 89, of St. Marys died at 9:35 a.m. Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at the home of her niece, Angie Young.  

She was born on Feb. 9, 1924, in Whitely County, Ky., to the late Allen and Angeline Goley Roller.  

Bertha was a homemaker who enjoyed working in her yard and visiting with her family and friends.

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