Archive - 2013
July 10: The St. Marys Community Public Library will host a book bingo and ice cream party at 11 a.m. today as the final party for the summer reading program.
FJ Stallo Memorial Library in Minster will host science experiments at 11 a.m. today.
The St. Marys Board of Education is scheduled to meet at 7:30 p.m. today.
The New Bremen Board of Education is scheduled to meet at 7:30 p.m. today.
Douglas Byers, 57, of St. Marys, was found dead on Monday, July 8, 2013, at his residence.
An autopsy has been ordered to determine the cause of his death.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
Sam Swartz, 74, of 690 Hillcrest Drive in St. Marys, died at 10:20 p.m. Monday, July 8, 2013, at St. Marys Living Center.
He was born on July 11, 1938, in St. Marys, to Samuel and Cynthia (Davis) Swartz.
On April 25, 1965, he married Kathryn Katterhenry, who died on Feb. 18, 1990.
ST. MARYS — Crews were on the scene of a car fire shortly before noon Tuesday along westbound U.S. 33, near Kroger. A report from the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is incomplete at this time. The St. Marys Fire Department responded the scene.
Sam Swartz, 74, of St. Marys, died on Monday, July 8, 2013, at St. Marys Living Center.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys
John “Jack” Goudy 75, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:32 a.m. Sunday, July 7, 2013, at Wapakoneta Manor.
He was born in Wapakoneta to Norval and Gertrude (Kupper) Goudy who preceded him in death.
In 1958, he married Marlene (Gudorf) Goudy at St. Augustine Church in Minster, and she survives in Wapakoneta.
Survivors also include three sons, Kurt, Bruce, and Tony Goudy; a daughter, Laura (Wade Tuttle) Kelley; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three brothers.
Mark “Duke” Droesch, 90, of Maria Stein, died at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 7, 2013, at his home.
He was born on June 3, 1923, in Maria Stein, to the late Augustus and Catherine (Vondrel) Dreosch.
He is survived by one sister and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one brother and three sisters.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during World War II.
Paulette S. King, 66, of 115 E. Anthony St., Celina, died on Thursday, July 4, 2013, at her residence.
She was born on Oct. 19, 1946, in Celina, to Herbert and Lois (Wierwille) Henning.
On March 27, 1965, in Port Clinton, she married Pastor Gary L. King, who survives.
July 9: Stories in the Park will take place at 10 a.m. today at Paris Street Park in Minster.
The New Bremen Public Library will host craft sessions at 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. today. Call 419-629-2158 to sign-up.
The St. Marys Community Public Library will host "How to Write an Obituary" at 5 p.m. today for adults.
The New Bremen Village Council is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. today.
The New Bremen Library will hold a Preschool Storytime at 6:30 p.m. today.
ST. MARYS — The search for a permanent safety-service director is expected to restart following Monday night's St. Marys City Council meeting.
By a vote of 4-3, councilors voted down an ordinance that would have made Greg Foxhoven the permanent safety-service director. Foxhoven has served in an interim capacity for approximately five-and-a-half months.
Councilors Dennis Vossler, Bill Slemmons, Ron Ginter and Jim Harris voted against the measure while John Bubp, Robin Willoughby and Bob Fitzgerald voted in favor of it.