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April 27th, 2012

Byron “Barney” C. Anderson, 88

April 27, 2012

Byron “Barney” C. Anderson, 88, formerly of Celina, died at 6:20 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at Wapakoneta Manor.

He was born on June 6, 1923, in Jefferson Township, to Charles and Mary Granger Anderson, and they preceded him in death.

On Nov. 12, 1955, he married Garnet Dalton, and she preceded him in death on May 12, 2011.

He is survived by two sons, Barry (Rita) Anderson of Wapakoneta and Todd (Beth) Anderson of St. Augustine, Fla.; two grandchildren; one stepgrandson; one sister; two sisters-in-law.

Robert Edward Zeller, 81

April 27, 2012

Robert Edward Zeller, 81, of Celina, died at 11:20 a.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at his residence.

He was born on Sept. 2, 1930, in Greenville, to Glenn L. and Maxine E. (Hamilton) Zeller, and they preceded him in death.

On Nov. 11, 1950, he married Dorothy Mae Burke, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 1.

He is survived by a son, Don R. (Sandy) Zeller of Celina; a brother; two sisters; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Ron L. Zeller.

Matthias James Pearson, 50

April 27, 2012

Matthias James Pearson, 50, of 5218 Ohio 29, Celina, died at 3:34 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at the Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.

He was born on Sept. 29, 1961, in Portland, Ind., to Marion D. and Mary Jo (Schneider) Pearson, and his father preceded him in death. His mother survives him in Celina.

He is survived by his children, Jade Pearson of Celina, Christopher (Shawna) Longstreth of West Chester and Matthias J. Pearson Jr. of Celina; two brothers.

Judith A. Martin, 70

April 27, 2012

Judith A. Martin, 70, of 1005 Canterbury St., Celina, died at 5:55 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.

She was born on July 8, 1941, in Celina, to Chester Fetters and Blanche Louella (Howell) Fetters-Sowders, and they preceded her in death.

She is survived by her children, Dustin (Rona) Martin of Fort Myers, Fla., and Heather (Darren) Porter of Celina; four grandchildren; two brothers; two sisters; a stepsister-in-law.

Marilyn A. Sheets, 73

April 27, 2012

Marilyn A. Sheets, 73, of 235 Pershing Drive, St. Marys, died at 3:30 a.m. Thursday, April 26, 2012, at her residence.

She was born on March 1, 1939, in Ohio City, to Albert “Buck” and Matra (Wilson) Davis, and they preceded her in death.

On Nov. 15, 1965, in Sidney, she married Rex Sheets, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 2, 2002.

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April 26, 2012

50 Years Ago This Week – 1962

Students Learn About Lifecycles

April 26, 2012

ST. MARYS — Local third-grade students have been receiving an in-depth look at a butterfly’s lifecycle, as they raised a handful of the insects from larvae to adults.

“We got this kit,” Joni Ahlers said of her third-grade class at St. Marys Intermediate School. “When we got them, they were in the larva stage.”

Her class noted a butterfly’s larva stage is when it is a caterpillar.

“We watched them for how long?” she asked her class, as they responded with the answer.

Fighting Trafficking

April 26, 2012

CELINA — Approximately 800,000 people are trafficked each year, and a major human trafficking hub is just up the interstate.

Robert E. Zeller, 81

April 26, 2012

Robert E. Zeller, 81, of 113 N. Lake St., Celina, died on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at his residence.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Cisco Funeral Home in St. Marys, where funeral services will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday and visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Marilyn Sheets, 72

April 26, 2012

Marilyn Sheets, 72, of St. Marys, died on Thursday, April 26, 2012, at her residence.
Arrangements are incomplete at Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.

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