June 18th, 2012
Ferd F. Heller, 86, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:50 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
Arrangements are being completed at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Wapakoneta, where the family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Sally Fox, 58, of Coldwater, died at 4:45 p.m. Friday, June 15, 2012, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton.
She was born on Nov. 29, 1953, in Celina, to Lucille Hackworth and Joseph C. Toth, and they preceded her in death.
On Feb. 14, 1993, she married William Fox, and he survives her.
She is also survived by two sons, Brad (Shelly) Fox of Coldwater and Chris Borger of Atlanta, Ga.; two daughters, Amy (Todd) Steinbrunner of Miamisburg and Jill (David) Maxewell of Celina; two sisters; 10 grandchildren.
Faye P. SoRelle, 91, of Celina, died on Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at the Gardens at Celina.
She was born on June 29, 1920, in Childress, Texas, to Eugene and Leona (Adams) Palmer, and they preceded her in death.
She is survived by her son, Bruce (Suttiwan) Cox of Lawrenceville, Ga.; a daughter, Janie (William) Stammen of Celina; five grandchildren; a brother.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, William Cox; her second husband, William SoRelle; two brothers.
Joseph D. Henne, 99, of Cridersville, died at 5:12 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born on April 23, 1913, in Salem Township, to Daniel and Ethel Richardson Henne, and they preceded him in death.
On July 31, 1937, he married Evelyn Ludene Rasneor, and she preceded him in death on Nov. 2, 2006.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.
Jeanette P. Thobe, 77, of New Knoxville, died at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2012, at the Briarwood Village in Coldwater.
She was born on March 11, 1935, in Maria Stein, the daughter of Henry and Magdelena (Hoelscher) Rutschilling, and they preceded her in death.
David L. Stevens, 64, of St. Marys, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 13, 2012, with his family by his side following a short illness.
ST. MARYS — Officials from the Buckland Fire Department are expected to return to the scene of a camper fire today to continue their investigation.
Buckland Fire Chief Todd Vorhees said at approximately 8:30 p.m. Friday, his department received a phone call reporting a camper was on fire at Easy Campground, just off U.S. 33. While crews were en route, they were notified there was a male burn victim. That victim, Vorhees said, was transported by St. Marys Fire and Rescue to Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
NEW BREMEN — The St. Marys ACME baseball team took advantage of its chances to score early and New Bremen couldn’t capitalize on its shots late on Friday night.
St. Marys defeated New Bremen, 4-1, as St. Marys starter Codie Deaton held down the Cardinals offense for six innings.
St. Marys scored all four of its runs in the first two innings. Tyler Rose singled to left to plate two runs Luke Leffel came home on an error to give St. Marys a 3-0 lead.
"Leader Look Back" is a collection of stories and headlines from 75, 50 and 25 years ago this week. This week's edition examines stories from June 12 to June 18, 1937, 1962 and 1987.
75 years ago: Two boaters on Lake St. Marys received shocks from a live wire running from their boat to a pumper.
St. Marys City Councilors passed an ordinance that established new electric rates for residents. The measure reduced the light bill for most in town.
ST. MARYS — Hundreds of area residents will gather next week for a unique religious event consisting of fellowship and food on a St. Marys farm.