Archive - 2013
Rosemary Klosterman, 93, of Wapakoneta, died at 6:30 a.m., Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at Auglaize Acres.
She was born on March 22, 1919, in St. Marys, the daughter of Isadore and Alice (Davis) Roth, who preceded her in death.
On Oct. 8, 1938, she married James L. Klosterman Sr., and he died on March 11, 2011.
Elsie C. VanOss, 95, formerly of South Hanover Street in Minster, died at 3:15 a.m., Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center in Minster. She had been a resident there for nine years.
She was born on June 19, 1917, in Fort Loramie, to Albert and Amelia (Boerger) Freytag.
On Feb. 21, 1944, she married Edmund G. VanOss. He died on Oct. 27, 2002.
WAPAKONETA — Troopers in Wapakoneta seized almost 100 ecstasy pills and a loaded handgun following a traffic stop Saturday morning.
Louis A. Williams, 33, of Birmingham, Ala., was incarcerated in the Auglaize County Jail and charged with possession of drugs, a first-degree felony and for carrying a concealed weapon, a third-degree felony, following a traffic stop at 7:05 a.m. Saturday. Troopers stopped a 2003 Chevy Impala, with Alabama registration, for an alleged speed violation on Interstate 75, near milepost 117.
ST. MARYS — The Arts Place Collective Center, 142 East Spring St, St. Marys, held an opening reception for its newest exhibit, “Different Visions,” featuring artists and siblings Kay and Val Sluterbeck. The Van Wert residents share a house, and a studio, but have very different artistic styles.
Val Sluterbeck, who has been painting and drawing for about five years, likes to create works based off of things he sees in everyday life.
Leonard E. Hauser, 66, of Wapakoneta, died at 9 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at Mount Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville. Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.
James A. Adams, 84, of 1111 N. Augustus St. in St. Marys, died at 9:45 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at St. Marys Living Center.
He was born on Sept. 27, 1928, in St. Marys, to Oscar and Idabelle (Rickman) Adams.
Survivors include daughter Susan (Vern) Stucke of St. Marys; two grandchildren, Dr. Gregory (Dr. Kacie) Stucke of Mason and Dana Stucke of Columbus.
He was preceded in death by parents Oscar and Idabelle Adams; brother William “Wild Bill” Adams; life-companion Gertrude Hughes.
MINSTER — The last five minutes of the game were profitable Friday night for the New Knoxville Rangers as they outscored the Minster Wildcats 24-14 to pull away with a 61-51 victory in the final regular season game for both teams.
They’ll see each other again in just five days when they play a Division IV sectional semifinal match-up on Wednesday night at 8 p.m. at Coldwater High School.
ST. MARYS — St. Marys’ five seniors made sure their final home game was a winner and that the Roughriders are heading into the tournament on their first winning streak of the season.
CANTON — The St. Marys boys 200 yard medley relay team went where no Roughrider relay team has gone before.
St. Marys had four swimmers compete in two events at the OHSAA state swimming
championships on Thursday night at C.T. Branin Natatorium. While the quartet said they were disappointed that they didn’t qualify for Friday’s championship finals or consolation races, the four Roughriders with shaved heads were proud of what they accomplished this winter in the pool.
CANTON — St. Marys sophomore Madison Taylor made the most of her opportunity at the state diving championships, making it past both of the cuts and finishing 15th in the Division II girls competition at Canton McKinley’s venerable C.T. Branin Natatorium on Wednesday morning.
“I just feel honored to make it through all the cuts with it being my first year, it’s just awesome,” said Taylor, draped in a towel on the deck of the pool after the completion of the more than three-hour competition.