August 6th, 2012
Evan Alexander Quinn, 20 months, of Mendon, died on Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, at his home.
He was born on Nov. 23, 2010, in Coldwater, to James and Karen (Depweg) Quinn.
He is survived by two brothers, Mason and Aiden; a grandmother, Susan Quinn of Neptune.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Savannah and grandparents Werner and Carla Depweg. Private family services will be held.
Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Coldwater is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be left at HogenkampFH.com.
Eunice P. Boggs 79, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:15 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, at Auglaize Acres.
Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Wapakoneta.
Phyllis E. Cox, 83, of New Bremen, died at 6:55 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at the St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.
She was born on Feb. 12, 1929, in Springfield. She was the daughter of Forrest and Willa (Hall) McCaughey. On July 3, 1948, she married James Cox who died on Aug. 9, 1990.
Survivors include her children, Michael (Judy) Cox of Cleveland, Thomas (Marion) Cox of Austin, Texas, Susan (David) Gibboney of Troy and Jamie (Patrick) Lampert of New Bremen; seven grandchildren; four great-grandsons; her sister, Helen Wheaton of Leesburg.
Madison E. Pusser, 17, of New Albany, passed away at 8:10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, at her residence.
She was born on Jan. 22, 1995, in Columbus, to Douglas K. and Suzann E. (Huckeriede) Pusser who survive in New Albany.
Wayne Heindel, 75, of Rockford, died at 5:50 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, at Van Wert County Hospital, Van Wert, of natural causes.
He was born on March 7, 1937, in Celina, to Ted Heindel and Lucille Hone, who preceded him in death. On June 21, 1959, he married Dories Heidt, who survives him.
He is also survived by a son, Allen (Mary) Heindel of Celina; a daughter, Alane (Nick) Johnson of New Haven, Ind.; a brother, Keith (Crista) Heindel of Celina; a sister, Geraldine (James) Miracle of Celina; four grandchildren; eight great-granchildren.
WAPAKONETA — An impaired Wapakoneta man struck the cruiser of a trooper from the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) and then attempted to flee the scene.
WAPAKONETA — A Wapakoneta man was killed in a wrong-way collision early Saturday morning on Interstate 75 near Cridersville.
At 12:55 a.m., dispatchers with the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) began receiving several reports of a pickup truck being driven south in the northbound lanes and troopers from both the Wapakoneta and Lima posts responded in an attempt to intercept the wrong-way motorist.
OSHP Commander Lt. Scott Carrico said before they were able to reach the motorist, he struck a commercial motor vehicle in a head-on collision.
MENDON - Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey this morning announced the investigation into the death of 20-month-old Evan Quinn, 312 S. Washington St., Mendon. Mercer County Central Dispatch received a call at 9 p.m. from James Quinn, the baby’s father stating that he could not find his son.
WAPAKONETA — Treg Drexler watched his dad Tony compete in demolition derbies for years, so he relished the chance when the second session of Thursday night's Auglaize County Fair derby came down to just the two family members.
"He's been at it for over 27 years," Treg said. "I knew he was going to be tough to beat. I knew I had to get on him from the get-go and drive like he'd drive."
Treg, driving a black 1993 Lincoln Continental, bested his father, Tony, who drove a green 1970s Ford station wagon.
ST. MARYS — Officials from FEMA left Auglaize County Friday to continue assessment trips in the wake of the June 29 wind event that swept across the state.