Archive - 2013
The St. Marys Roughriders volleyball team finished second at their namesake invitational while earning their first two victories of the season before falling to Pandora-Gilboa 25-19, 22-25 and 25-23 in the championship match on Saturday.
“I’m proud of the girls,” Riders head coach Monica VanderHorst said. “In the first set we got off to a slow start, but we played them tough. In the second set we played with enthusiasm and when you have the serve-receive at 90 percent that’s pretty effective.”
WAPAKONETA — The St. Marys girls cross country team earned the Wapakoneta Night Meet title on Saturday evening. The Roughriders won their first invitational of the season under the lights with seven runners finishing in the top 20 of the girls finishers.
Joan Ruterbories, 80, of Celina, died on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller–Long and Folk Funeral Home (High Street Chapel) in St. Marys, where services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday.
Karen Sue Stief, 64, of 500 W. Wayne St. in Celina, passed away at 8:15 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at the Colonial Nursing Center in Rockford.
She was born on Aug. 17, 1949, in Fort Wayne, Ind., to the late William and Donna (Romary) Thomas.
On May 15, 1993, she married Larry Stief of Celina. Also surviving is a brother and sister-in-law and a niece.
The family will hold a memorial service at a later date.
Arrangements are being handled by the Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home.
Philip Eugene Crumpler, 75, of 119 Dogwood Drive in Celina, passed away at 12:35 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, at the Gardens at Celina.
He was born on Dec. 22, 1937, in Xenia, to the late Roger and Dorothy (Manor) Duncan.
Survivors include four sisters and four brothers-in-law; one sister-in-law; several nieces and nephews; great-nieces and nephews; great-great-nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two brothers; one sister; one brother-in-law; one nephew.
Walter E. “Wally” Dulebohn, 63, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:35 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo.
He was born on March 4, 1950, in Auglaize County to Charles B. and Viola (Kaeck) Dulebohn,who preceded him in death.
On Sept. 5, 1981, he married Elaine M. Burris, who survives in Wapakoneta.
Aurelia A. “Susie” Hirschfeld, 84, of New Bremen, died at 3:45 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at the Lima Memorial Health Systems, Lima.
She was born on Jan. 11, 1929, on a farm northwest of New Bremen.
She was the daughter of Edwin C. and Amanda W. (Quellhorst) Fark.
ST. MARYS — An area agency will soon be adding to its fleet of vehicles thanks in part to a grant program through the Ohio Department of Transportation.
SIDNEY — Those pesky final few yards of the red zone proved to be the St. Marys football team’s undoing in a 19-16 season-opening loss at Sidney.
St. Marys’ offense had first and goal situations three times on Friday night and emerged with only three points in those trips. The Roughriders’ most excruciating failure to convert came in the game’s closing minutes, as St. Marys had the potential game-winning touchdown pass slip through its hands on fourth and goal from the three yard line.
ALLEN EAST 28, NEW BREMEN 13
NEW BREMEN — Behind three touchdowns from Ross Stewart the Allen East Mustangs pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 28-13 victory over the New Bremen Cardinals in the opening game of the season Friday night at New Bremen.
“Ross is our workhorse,” Mustangs head coach Mike Abbey said. “There is no doubt about it. He was able to get loose a few times and we needed his running.”
Stewart had 175 yards rushing to go with the three touchdowns.