Archive - 2013
William E. Burd, 82, of Celina, died at 7:15 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at Mercer Health in Coldwater, of natural causes.
He was born on Aug. 8, 1930, in New Bremen, to Arthur and Agnes Ridenour Burd, who preceded him in death.
On June 19, 1948, he married Eva Lou Schmidt, who survives in Celina.
Alma E. Kuest, 97, of New Bremen, died at 7:10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at the Otterbein Retirement Community of St. Marys. Services are pending and being handled by the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home of New Bremen.
Colleen Ann Heckler, 86, of 312 Oak St. in Celina, passed away at 7:20 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at the Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on July 4, 1926, in Stanley, Wis., to the late Charles and Loretta (Trierweiler) Baldeshwiler.
On April 27, 1946, she married Dale Heckler, who died on Sept. 20, 1999.
Daniel E. Flaute, 44, of 414 Magnolia St. in Celina, passed away at 11:05 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at his residence in Celina, with his family.
Dan was born on Feb. 7, 1968, in Celina, to Roger and Margaret (Behm) Flaute of Celina.
On Nov. 16, 1991, he married his loving wife, Angie Fortman.
Also surviving are his three sons, Cole Flaute, Ross Flaute and Kyle Flaute; two sisters; his father and mother-in-law; two sisters-in-law.
Maureen L. Meiring, 12, of 108 E. Third St. in Minster, passed away at 5:45 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at her home following a 19-month illness. She was born on Sept. 7, 2000, in St. Marys, to Ken and Connie (Dahlinghaus) Meiring. They both survive in Minster.
She is also survived by sisters Maggie, 15, Gwen, 11, Corrine, 9, all at home; by her maternal grandparents. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents.
ST. MARYS — Quinn Zaerr’s finest performance of his first varsity season showed just what kind of an inside-outside threat the 6-foot-4 sophomore can become.
Zaerr’s complete game was on display as he scored 24 points, drained a trio of 3-pointers and beat up Sidney in the post with 17 rebounds in St. Marys’ 64-44 win on Saturday night.
Sidney at St. Marys boys basketball photos
ST. MARYS — New Knoxville’s surrounding cast took a leading role in a 46-32 win over St. Marys on Saturday afternoon.
Meg Reineke scored a game-high 16 points and Caitlin Magoto knocked down four 3-pointers for 12 points in the Rangers’ ninth straight win.
“Leader Look Back” is a collection of stories and headlines from 75, 50 and 25 years ago this week. This week’s edition examines stories from Jan. 22 to Jan. 28, 1938, 1963 and 1988.
75 years ago: Efforts to establish a Kiwanis Club in St. Marys were launched by members of surrounding clubs because the city was the only one of its size in the state without a Kiwanis Club.
The Minster Eagles approved a $4,000 project to build an addition to the dance pavilion at Eagles Park.
ST. MARYS — Locals Weston Hirschfeld, of New Bremen, and Gene Knox, of St. Marys, are woodworkers who turn patterns into art, but when it comes to process, the men use wildly different techniques.
While Knox carves in his cozy kitchen at a home in Otterbein, Hirschfeld, 17, works in a barn with a small electric heater on his parents’ farm.
John K. Burke, 95, of Glynnwood, died on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at his residence.
He was born on Sept. 14, 1917, in Glynwood, to David L. and Julia (Cogan) Burke.
On May 3, 1952, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Glynwood, he married La Vera Schumann, who survives.