June 17th, 2014
Betty A. Link, 81, of Fort Recovery, died on Monday, June 16, 2014, at Elmwood Communities in New Bremen.
She was born on Nov. 21, 1932, in Darke County, to the late John and Erta (Keefauver) White.
On Feb. 7, 1959, she married Gustave Link in Greenville. He preceded her in death on May 9, 2013.
Claude Edward Heintz, 73, of Lakeview, passed away on Sunday, June 15, 2014, at Dublin Methodist Hospital in Dublin.
Claude was born on Feb. 8, 1941, near Jackson Center, to the late Claude O. and Ruth A. Thompson Heintz.
On Dec. 3, 1966, he married the former Sylvia “Peach” Carter, and she preceded him in death on Jan. 11, 2006.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Carol Shaffer, three brothers, Paul, Roger and Loren and a brother-in-law, Jack Shaffer.
WAPAKONETA — A Wapakoneta man died as a result of a collision involving a golf cart Monday morning.
According to a report from the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, at approximately 10:10 a.m., Wilbur L. Hager, 81, of Wapakoneta, was driving a golf cart east on Monroe Road. He reportedly failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Monroe and Conant roads and pulled into the path of a 2014 Jeep Cherokee that was traveling south. The Jeep was being driven by Lu Ann Monroe, 60, of Wapakoneta.
June 16: A movie for all ages will be shown at 11 a.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library.
Trim Trend retirees will host a summer party at noon today at Friends Church in Spencerville.
Children 4 and older are invited to get messy with some Hands on Grossology at the FJ Stallo Memorial Library at 2 p.m. today. Call 419-628-2925 or stop by the library to register.
Lego Day at the St. Marys Community Public Library will be held at 2 p.m. today for grades one through three.
Julia Swanson Woods, 67, of 605 Royal Oak Drive, St. Marys and formerly of Englewood, Fla., died at 12:05 p.m. Friday, June 13, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on Sept. 6, 1946, in Toledo, the daughter of Henry and Barbara (Stone) Swanson.
She married Edward Lee Woods on Nov. 16, 1969, in Huntington, W.Va., and he preceded her in death on Nov. 13, 2012.
Susan Marie Walker, 56, of Knox, Ind., passed away on Sunday, June 1, 2014.
She was born on Dec. 12, 1957, in Dayton, to Walter and Rita (Axe) Miley.
Susan attended Valparaiso University and Bethel College receiving a BSN in nursing. She had been a longtime employee at Starke Memorial Hospital in Knox, Ind., as a trauma care nurse and had also worked as a surgical nurse and critical care nurse.
MINSTER — From lowering blood pressure to improving the immune system’s function, better health could be one half hour of quiet away.
Eileen M. Boerger, 88, of New Bremen, died at 6:12 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at the Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on May 26, 1926, in Newport, the daughter of John and Mary (Moorman) Perin.
On Nov. 25, 1948, she married Ralph Boerger who survives in New Bremen.
Verona C. Reineke, 80, of New Bremen died at 7:44 p.m. Monday, June 9, 2014, at her residence after a short battle with pancreatic cancer.
She was born on April 14, 1934, in New Bremen to the late Alfred and Helen (Fark) Sudman. On Nov. 17, 1956, she married Elwood Reineke in Kettlersville, and he preceded her in death in May 1979.
Survivors include her children Steve and Karen Reineke, of Piqua, Larry Reineke, of Sidney, and Julie and Rob Countryman, of Mason, eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and a sister, Ruth and Bob Koverman of Troy.
ST. MARYS — Law enforcement officials continue to investigate the death of an Auglaize County man who was found dead in his home Monday afternoon.
Charles E. Hicks, 53, of Uniopolis, was found dead inside his home after deputies were dispatched to 2 S. Main St., Uniopolis, at 4:30 p.m. Monday for a welfare check. Hicks reportedly was not recently seen by coworkers and friends.