Archive - 2013
Janet C. Pape, 62, of 5271 Bayview Road, Celina, and formerly of New Bremen, died at 9:55 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2013, at Mercer County Community Health Center.
Janet won her battle with cancer in her own way and on her own terms.
She was born on Dec. 24, 1950, in Celina, the daughter of Virgil and Jean (Grothaus) Lampert.
She married John Pape on Nov. 22, 1973, at the St. Paul United Church of Christ in New Bremen.
Her loving husband John survives at the residence.
ST. MARYS — City officials unveiled the preliminary 2014 budget during Monday night’s St. Marys Finance Committee meeting.
The proposed budget, which will not be finalized until later this year, came in at $47.55 million — up slightly from the $45.70 million that was appropriated for 2013. To date, the city has incurred expenses of $20.6 million. The expenses were $40.24 million in 2010, $40.78 million in 2011 and $41.43 million in 2012.
Homer Joseph Bornhorst, 89, of Fort Loramie, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 13, 2013.
He was born on Feb. 10, 1924, in Anna, to Louis and Rose Bornhorst, both of whom preceded him in death.
On May 22, 1951, Homer was married to Mary Lou Borchers, who preceded him in death on Aug. 5, 2012.
Juanita W. Doseck, 86, of 05070 County Road 33A, St. Marys, died at 9:25 a.m. Friday, July 12, 2013, at the St. Marys Living Center.
She was born on March, 2, 1927, in Auglaize County, the daughter of Charles and Adilene (Anderson) Osborne.
She married Charles H. Doseck on Sept. 17, 1944, and he preceded her in death on April 6, 2011.
Brian J. Kyburz, 37, of St. Marys, died unexpectedly at 8:45 p.m. Friday, July 12, 2013, at the Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. He was born on Nov. 11, 1975, in Coldwater.
He was the son of Russell and Pauline (Quinter) Kyburz, who survive near New Bremen.
Other survivors include his fiancé, Lisa Miller of St. Marys; his children, Lexy Kyburz and Dezy Miller, both of Minster, Renee Kyburz, Kevin Clune Jr. and Tillie Miller, all of St. Marys; and his sister, Pam (Rob) Lowe of Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
Dominic Guarnieri was involved in the University of Findlay golf program for about half of former head coach Al Baker’s 21 seasons at the university.
Guarnieri’s rise to the Director of Golf position at Findlay makes perfect sense, but the St. Marys Memorial grad doesn’t take the opportunity for granted.
“To have your dream job at 30 years old, that’s something amazing,” Guarnieri said.
MINSTER — Zach Wilker worked out of a bases loaded jam in the top of the first inning, tip-toed out of another tight spot in the second inning and then never looked back.
Wilker tossed a five-hit shutout and St. Marys needed just three hits in a 1-0 win over Fort Loramie on Friday night in loser’s bracket game in the district ACME tournament at Hanover Street Park.
In the second game, Minster stayed unbeaten in district play with a 6-1 win over the Anna Rockets. Minster advances to play on Sunday.
Jacob A. Ulrey 31, of Ada, formerly of Wapakoneta, died on July 11, 2013, at Grant Medical Center, Columbus.
Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.
Juanita W. Doseck, 86, of 05070 County Road 33-A, St. Marys, died at 9:25 a.m. Friday, July 12, 2013, at the St. Marys Living Center.
Funeral arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys.
Kenneth Ray Smith, 56, 1401 E. Main St., Muncie, Ind., died on Monday, July 1, 2013, of natural causes.
He was born on Nov. 21, 1956, in Muncie, Ind., to Evva L. Fry (Hatfield).
Surviving siblings are Brenda S. Campbell (Fry), James A. Fry and William L. Fry III.
Kenneth was a loving father figure to Kelly, Gina and Julie Bladen from Muncie, Ind.
He was employed with Chicago Bridge and Iron (CBI). Kenneth was a world class welding technician and metalurgist with an impeccable work record, setting a standard of excellence unsurpassed.