Archive - 2013
James V. Rosengarten, 65, of Celina, died on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Lima Memorial Hospital.
He was born on Jan. 5, 1948, in Celina, to the late Florian Rosengarten and Martha (Grisez) Rosengarten who survives in Celina.
ST. MARYS — The St. Marys City Schools Board of Education held a special meeting Tuesday night to confirm a list of budget cuts that will be implemented if the levy does not pass this May.
ST. MARYS — Crews arrived on the scene Tuesday to start the process of demolishing a long-standing member of the skyline of the city of St. Marys.
A team of work contractors started roping off the site around the smoke stack to begin the process of tearing down the structure. City officials recently decided to move ahead with the project because of concerns regarding the stack’s integrity.
Thomas J. Froning, 95, of Elmwood of New Bremen, formerly of Second Street, Minster, died at 6:18 p.m. Monday, April 1, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital.
He was born on Jan. 19, 1918, in Minster, to the late Bernard and Philomena M. (Droesch) Froning.
He married Bernadine F. Poeppelman on Jan. 19, 1946, in Minster. She preceded him in death on Feb. 18, 1993.
SIDNEY — The St. Marys boys tennis team fell in its season-opening match to Sidney Lehman Catholic 4-1 on Monday night.
St. Marys picked up its one win at second singles from Jason Freewalt, who downed Sam Dean 6-4, 5-7, 6-2.
The Cavaliers took the other four matches. Lehman Catholic’s Pierce Bennett defeated St. Marys’ Cole Brooks at first singles, 6-1, 6-0. At third singles, Lehman’s Josh West defeated St. Marys’ Nick Rohr, 6-4, 6-4.
ST. MARYS — One local student is gearing up for the next phase in regional speech contest.
Morgan Henschen, a sixth-grade student at St. Marys Middle School, has already given more public speeches than most people give in a lifetime. Morgan is competing in the Eagles God, Flag and Country Speech zone competition in Wapakoneta on Saturday.
Students in Bridget Sturwold’s sixth-grade class were given the assignment to write a speech that could be presented for the competition, but actually participating was optional.
Todd V. Mallory, 52, died at 12:41 a.m. Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay.
He was born on Feb. 24, 1961, in St. Marys, to parents Vernon "Bud," who survives in St. Marys, and Mary Jane (Kelley) Mallory, who preceded him in death.
He is also survived by his former wife, Jami (Furbee) Mallory, of Fort Wayne, Ind. and by his girlfriend, Marcelle Ranes of Findlay.
Sue A. Fox, 72, of Wapakoneta, passed away at 11:50 a.m. Easter Sunday, March 31, 2013, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center, Van Wert.
She was born on Oct. 13, 1940, in Dayton, the daughter of James and Martha (Kipker) Williams. Her mother survives in Land O’Lakes, Fla., and her father is deceased.
On Aug. 18, 1962, she married the Rev. Larry Fox, and he survives in Wapakoneta. She was actively involved with him in his pastoral ministry for 50 years.
Larry Sattler, 62, of Celina, died at 7:45 a.m. Sunday, March 31, 2013, at his residence of natural causes.
He was born on July 21, 1950, in Carson City, Mich., to parents Leonard J. Sattler and Josephine Babe Hiner, both of whom preceded him in death.
On Oct. 5, 1968, he married Barbara Hawkey, who survives in Celina.
“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 March 26 to April 1 1938, 1963 and 1988.
75 years ago: St. Marys City Councilors approved a resolution asking the county commissioners to sponsor a blanket WPA project for the construction of sidewalks and curbing in the city. The project was sought to clear up four years of red tape.