April 14th, 2014
Robert Henry Niemeyer, 84, of 08816 Washington Pike, Wapakoneta, died at 9 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014, at his residence, following a short illness.
He was born on July 28, 1929, in Moulton, the son of Gustave and Elsie (Buddemeyer) Niemeyer.
He married Mary L. Rohr on Nov. 7, 1949, in New Knoxville, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 27, 2014.
Gilbert F. “Bud” Ice, 96, of 06433 IOOF Road, Spencerville, died unexpectedly at 8:05 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2014, in the emergency department of St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
He was born on Aug. 15, 1917, in St. Marys, the son of Gilbert and Florence (Croft) Ice.
He married Jeanette Roberts on Aug. 15, 1966, and she preceded him in death on June 11, 1993.
Charles H. Frey, 85, formerly of 712 S. Main St., in St. Marys, died at 7:09 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2014, at Wapak Manor Nursing Home.
He was born on July 17, 1928, in St. Marys, to Lewis Edward and Clara Mae (Moore) Frey.
On Oct. 22, 1949, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Marys, he married Irene A. Braun, who died on Dec. 7, 2013.
April 14: Paws 2 Read will meet at New Knoxville Library from 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. today. This program is designed to build confidence in struggling readers by reading to dogs. Sign up for 15 minute intervals. Parents must call library to register at 419-753-2724
Family Read at the St. Marys Community Public Library will be held at 6 p.m. today. Grades 3-5 plus a parent or other adult read and share "The Fairy-Tale Detectives."
Family Night at FJ Stallo Memorial Library will be held at 6 p.m. today.
Dennis D. “Denny” Lhamon, 56, of St. Marys, died at 6:20 a.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014 at his residence.
He was born on Sept. 4, 1957, in St. Marys, to Doyle M. and Doris M. (Howell) Lhamon who preceded him in death.
ST. MARYS — The circus is coming to town and visitors can get an up close look at some of nature’s largest creatures while helping local children at the same time.
The St. Marys Rotary Club is bringing the Kelly Miller Circus in for two performances on May 17. The circus, which will have shows at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. at Skip Baughman Stadium that day, is part of a fundraiser to help the Rotary Club revamp the playground equipment at K.C. Geiger Park.
Collette S. Weaver, 60, of New Bremen, passed away on Friday, April 11, 2014, in Greenville.
Collette was born Aug. 29, 1953, in Greenville, to John and Marybel (Schlecty) Weaver of Versailles.
In addition to her parents, Collette is also survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Tim and Kristin Weaver of Versailles; sisters and brother-in-law, Jill Brown, of Houston, Texas, and Beth and Clayton Watkins of Wheaton, Ill.; and nieces and nephews, Alex Weaver, Molly Weaver, Tim Weaver, Sam Brown, John Brown, William Watkins and Olivia Watkins.
MINSTER — One run was enough in a game matching up the two best pitchers in the Midwest Athletic Conference.
Minster’s Marissa Conrad ripped an RBI single over the third base bag off Parkway’s Sierra Fent in the bottom of the third inning for what proved to be the game-winning — and lone — run batted in the Wildcats’ 1-0 win over Parkway on Wednesday night at Four Season’s Park.
April 10: Books, Babies and More will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library for parents and babies newborn to 36 months.
Preschool Storytime will be at 10:30 a.m. today at the New Knoxville Library for children 3-5.
Kids of all ages are welcome to stop in at the New Knoxville Public Library from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. today for an Easter craft.
Come join us at the New Bremen Public Library in celebrating the 100th day of the year with a tower building contest at 3:30 p.m. today. Prizes to be given away.
CELINA — A Mercer County man convicted of robbing a bank in November was sentenced to six years in prison Wednesday afternoon.
Mercer County Common Pleas Judge Jeffrey Ingraham imposed the prison sentence on Cody Maxwell, 22, for his role in robbing the Peoples Bank on West Logan Street on Nov. 15. Maxwell previously pleaded guilty to one count of robbery, a second-degree felony. He faced a maximum of eight years in prison on the count.