Archive - 2014
The Rev. Floyd Braun, 87, of 1119 Indiana Ave., St. Marys, died at 1:35 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at the Miller House in Celina.
He was born on July 5, 1927, near Saginaw, Mich., the son of Bernhardt and Caroline (Kuhl) Braun.
He married Arlene Leschansky Folk on July 16, 1978, and she preceded him in death on Nov. 9, 2007.
Richard Lee Pollard, 75, of rural New Knoxville, fell asleep peacefully in his home in New Knoxville, on Sept. 7, 2014, and is awaiting the return of the Lord Jesus Christ.
He was born to James W. Pollard and Malvina (Stuehmeier) Pollard on Aug. 2, 1939.
Sept. 10: A preschool story time will be held at 11 a.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library. Stories, fun and songs for children ages 3 to 5.
FJ Stallo Memorial Library will be showing a classic movie at 1 p.m. today. Popcorn and drinks will be provided. Adults only please.
The St. Marys Community Public Library Board will meet at 3:30 p.m. today.
Lego Club will meet from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library for grades K-5.
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SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — The momentum from St. Marys’ Week 1 win over Sidney simply didn’t carry over into Week 2.
A two score deficit proved to be too much to overcome for the St. Marys football team in the fourth quarter after play resumed on Saturday afternoon. Shawnee handed the Roughriders a 34-20 loss in a Western Buckeye League opener.
Sept. 9: Free Computer Classes will be held at 1 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library. Three sessions cover the most basic skills from using the mouse to surfing the Internet.
The Asian Pop Culture Club will meet at 3:15 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library. Grades 9-12 only.
Reader’s Theater for grades two and three will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. today at the New Bremen Public Library. Sign Up appreciated, call 419-629-2158 for more information.
Robert P. Koch, 92, of 1210 W. High St., St. Marys, died at 11 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on Jan. 10, 1922, in Wapakoneta, the son of Gus and Ann (Kachelreis) Koch.
He married Jeanne Quellhorst on April 26, 1945, and she preceded him in death on Oct. 11, 1958.
He then married Lois Bowers, and she preceded him in death.
Agnes V. Schmerge, 60, of St. Marys, passed away peacefully at 6:53 a.m. Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at Heritage Manor, Minster.
She was born on March 5, 1954, in St. Marys, to Alvin and Dolores (Otting) Schulze, both of whom preceded her in death.
She married Jim Schmerge on May 14, 1977, and he survives at the residence.
Diana G. Hagan, 69, of 3648 State Route 66, Houston, died unexpectedly on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in the emergency department of Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney.
She was born on Dec. 16, 1944, in St. Marys, the daughter of Jack and Karma (Wyatt) Campbell.
CRIDERSVILLE — Two people died from injuries suffered in a multi-vehicle collision on Interstate 75 near Cridersville Friday night.
According to a report from the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, at approximately 9 p.m., John Strachan, 41, of Dayton, was driving a 2004 Harley Davidson motorcycle northbound on I-75 with a passenger, Helen Coleman, 47, of Dayton. Strachan was in the left lane with a group of approximately 20 other motorcycles. Several of the motorcycles lost control for an unknown reason.