Archive - 2013
Opal J. Howell, 92, of Mendon, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013 , at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on Feb. 20, 1921, in Center Township, Mercer County. She was the daughter of Mary (Bachar) and Denver Pond.
Opal married Norval “Louie” Howell on March 7, 1942 , and he preceded her in death on Nov. 29, 1996.
Anna Marie Seger, 89, of W. Cisco Road, Sidney, passed away of natural causes on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at the Dorothy Love Retirement Community in Sidney.
She was born on April 21, 1924, in Fort Loramie, to Louis and Rosa (Eilerman) Seger.
Surviving are two sisters, Alvera and Lawrence Thaman of Botkins and Isabella and John Subler of Versailles; numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by five siblings, Linus and Juanita Seger, Bernadine and Carl Clune, Rosella and Cyril Monnier, Mary Ida and Delbert Grilliot and Ruth Alice Seger.
Celina at Wapakoneta
Bath at St. Marys
Shawnee at Kenton
Defiance at O-G
Van Wert at Elida
Minster at Coldwater
Delphos St. John's at Anna
Fort Recovery at Parkway
Versailles at Marion Local
St. Henry at New Bremen
Thursday, Sept. 26
Elida at Kalida
O-G at Bluffton
Sidney at Wapakoneta
Sidney Lehman Catholic at New Knoxville
Wapakoneta at St. Marys
Kenton at Bath
Defiance at Van Wert
Elida at O-G
Ottoville at Coldwater
25 Years Ago This Week – 1988
This week in 1988, the Minster Wildcats improved to 4-0 overall and picked up their first Midwest Athletic Conference victory of the season when they dropped the Parkway Panthers by a final of 42-6.
The Wildcats scored twice in the first period and twice more before halftime as they took a 30-0 lead at the break. They continued to roll in the third quarter with two more scores and led 42-0 heading into the fourth.
ST. MARYS — A new procedure offered by Joint Township District Memorial Hospital may prevent esophageal cancer — the current treatment of which is both devastating and disfiguring, besides having low survival rates.
HALO, the name of the procedure, treats a condition called Barrett’s esophagus, in which the tissue becomes altered and precancerous, said Operating Room Manager and Coordinator of Surgery Services Lisa Mosier. People with Barrett’s have a much higher chance of esophageal cancer.
Laurie R. Shaner, 86, of Celina, died on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, at the Gardens of Celina, of natural causes.
She was born on May 14, 1927, in New Bremen, to parents Alvin and Laura (Bertke) Dicke.
On Feb. 16, 1952, she married Vilas Leon Shaner, who survives.
Kenneth J. Wenning, 71, of McCartyville, died at 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center in Minster.
He was born on Aug. 21, 1942, in Chickasaw, to the late Joseph and the late Josephine (Depweg Moeller) Wenning.
He married Marciel L. "Marcy" Schmackers on Sept. 14, 1963, in St. Henry. She preceded him in death on Oct. 14, 2002.
He then married Barbara Feltz Boeckman on Aug. 8, 2006. She survives in McCartyville.
Dorothy S. Dammeyer, 94, of New Bremen, died at 7:08 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, at the Otterbein Retirement Community of St. Marys. She was born on March 24, 1919, in New Bremen. She was the daughter of Henry and Edna (Greiwe) Block.
On Jan. 26, 1946, she married Richard Dammeyer who died on March 14, 2003. Survivors include her children, Duane (Marty) Dammeyer of Ojai, Calif.; Daryl (Wanda) Dammeyer of New Bremen; Daran (Jennifer) Dammeyer of Palm Desert, Calif.; grandsons Dustin and Derek Dammeyer; and great-grandson Dakota Dammeyer.
Division III, Region 10
If the season ended today, Celina and Wapakoneta would both be in the playoffs in Division III's Region 10. Celina is in fourth place in the region with a 4-0 record and 7.7 point average. Wapakoneta is in the sixth position with its 3-1 record and a 6.0 point average. The top eight teams make the playoffs.