Archive - 2013
Dolores C. “Dee” Fledderjohn, 78, of New Bremen, died at 4:20 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at the Elmwood Assisted Living Center of New Bremen.
She was born on June 6, 1935, in New Bremen, the daughter of Raymond and Marie (Topp) Mohrman.
Marjorie L. Wellman, 89, of New Knoxville, and a resident of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, died at 3:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at Otterbein St. Marys.
She was born on Sept. 12, 1924, in New Knoxville, the daughter of Raymond and Lenora (Doenges) Henkener.
She married Howard “Jack” Wellman on June 1, 1946, and he preceded her in death.
ST. MARYS — Elida used a huge game on the ground from quarterback Logan Alexander to stop a two-game losing streak in a 34-14 win over St. Marys at Skip Baughman Stadium on a deluged Friday night.
Now the Bulldogs will have to find a way to win without their sophomore signal caller next week.
SHAWNEE -- Carter Bowman knocked on the door for two years. Now the St. Marys junior golfer has been crowned the Western Buckeye League’s best.
Bowman emerged on the third hole of a playoff at the Western Buckeye League Championship meet at Shawnee Country Club to cap a big Friday. Bowman shot an even par 72, beat Kenton’s Britton Hensel in the playoff for the tournament’s medalist honors and took home the WBL’s Player of the Year award.
Celina 14, Defiance 10
Coldwater 41, Delphos St. John's 6
Delphos Jefferson 33, Harrod Allen E. 0
Elida 34, St. Marys Memorial 14
Ft. Loramie 14, Ada 8
Kenton 32, Van Wert 0
Lima Sr. 13, Fremont Ross 12
Maria Stein Marion Local 33, Ft. Recovery 0
McGuffey Upper Scioto Valley 22, Waynesfield-Goshen 16
Ottawa-Glandorf 14, Lima Shawnee 13
Rockford Parkway 7, New Bremen 0
Sidney Lehman 33, Lima Perry 0
The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for Auglaize County effective until 11:15 p.m. Friday. Heavy rains could dump 1.5 to 2.5 inches of rain on the region. Minor, localized flooding could occur in low-laying areas, creeks, streams and ditches.
James L. Henschen, DVM, 74, of Westerville, died on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, after a brief illness.
He was born on May 31, 1939, in St. Marys.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Jean; daughters Jodi (Jerry) Beekman of Westerville and Jill (Michael) Tarbox of Marysville; grandchildren Jeff and Joe Beekman and Lindsay and James Tarbox; brother Danny (Mary) Henschen of Dayton; mother-in-law Lenora Gritzmaker of St. Marys.
Alvin B. Schulze, 91, of 215 Northway Drive, St. Marys, died at 6 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.
He was born on March 19, 1922, in Yorkshire, to John and Agatha (Streacker) Schulze. He married Dolores Otting on Nov. 26, 1949, and she preceded him in death on Dec. 18, 1997.
Richard Paul Watercutter, 69, of 112 Garman Ave., Celina, passed away at 11:35 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at home with his family.
He was born on Jan. 1, 1944, in Bradford, to the late Clarence “Casey” and Ellen (Snapp) Watercutter.
On June 6, 1964, he married Marilyn A. Weyandt, who lives in Celina.
NEW BREMEN — New Bremen Pumpkinfest returns Sept. 27-28 with music, arts and food this year, but it will go forward without the weighing of the large orange gourds — transitioning instead to a fall festival atmosphere that’s more about catching up with one another as a community.
“Instead of doing that, we are focusing on creating a fall festival,” said Lauren Bertke, who is organizing this year’s event.
She added there are a lot that of new events this year.