Archive - 2013
Jack L. Cramer 77, of Wapakoneta died at 10:45 a.m. Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center.
Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Wapakoneta.
Richard A. Frosdick, 84, of Celina, died on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at the St. Marys Living Center.
He was born on May 19, 1928, in Oakfield, N.Y., to parents Harold and Edith (Andrews) Frosdick.
On May 24, 1986, he married Patricia (Sullivan) Lentz, who survives.
Roy E. Fradd, 96, of Maplewood, died on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Heartland of Bellefontaine.
He was born on Feb. 14, 1916, in Cedarville, to Marion and Ella (Waugh) Fradd.
On June 8, 1935, in Ironton, he married Josie E. Lambert, who died on Aug. 25, 2009.
He is survived by three daughters, Wilma “Jean” Fisher of Mesah, Ariz., Ruth Evelyn Shaw of Bellefontaine and Beulah Greenbaum of Bellefontaine; by 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 16 great-great-grandchildren.
Nicholas F. Bergman, 88, of Botkins, died at 12:45 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center.
He was born on Aug. 23, 1924, in Egypt, to the late Fred and Katherine (Dircksen) Bergman.
On Sept. 27, 1947, he married Norma Berning in St. Patrick, and she survives in Botkins.
MINSTER — At its annual dinner and dance, the Minster Civic Association named its newest honoree, recognizing her for a lifetime of community service, volunteerism and leadership
Mary Knapke, born and raised in Minster, was announced the 2012 Citizen of the Year at the “Tropical Paradise” celebration held Feb. 8 at the Knights of Columbus Hall.
OTTAWA — The St. Marys boys basketball team found its signature victory in one of the toughest places to win in the Western Buckeye League.
St. Marys senior Austin James hit a 3-pointer in the final seconds and the Roughriders stunned No. 4-ranked Ottawa-Glandorf 49-48 on Friday night at The Supreme Court.
“It was a great win,” St. Marys head coach Dan Hegemier said. “Our kids really needed this. They’ve played so well in parts of so many games and we put it together for the entire game.”
FORT RECOVERY — For a quarter, the New Knoxville Rangers couldn’t miss.
New Knoxville hit seven of eight 3-pointers in the first quarter, built a 21-point first-half lead and then staved off state-ranked Fort Recovery’s desperate comeback in the fourth quarter to earn a 65-62 win at the Fort Site Gymnasium on Friday night.
Fort Recovery’s Elijah Kahlig’s 3-pointer at the buzzer caromed off and New Knoxville celebrated near mid-court.
New Knoxville at Fort Recovery Boys Basketball Photos
NEW BREMEN 54, MARION LOCAL 46
NEW BREMEN — It was a rough and physical contest Friday night at New Bremen and with scoring and time from the bench players the New Bremen Cardinals were able to hold off a stubborn Marion Local Flyer squad 54-46 in a MAC contest at New Bremen.
In the game two Flyers fouled out and three more players finished with four fouls, while New Bremen had no players foul out but ended with three players with four fouls.
Marion Local at New Bremen boys basketball photos
ST. MARYS — If one asks St. Marys FFA sponsor and teacher Jack McBride if his FFA students are future farmers, he says no, not for the most part.
A more appropriate description would be future leaders, he explains, because while only 2 percent of Americans are farmers more than 20 percent are involved in agriculturally-related fields.
ST. MARYS — Senior Roughrider Alex Mielke is the kind of person who goes with the flow and he does not shy from hard work or from new experiences.
When his girlfriend’s family asked him to try his hand at water skiing on the lake behind their house, Mielke hopped right on. When his friends were all trying out for band, he picked up drumsticks and auditioned with them.
Mielke’s main focus as far as athletics is running. He is a member of both the track and cross country teams for Memorial High School.