June 19th, 2012
NEW BREMEN — Workforce development is a top priority for the governor’s office, a state official said during a presentation with representatives from various departments in the region Monday morning.
H. Phil McKibans, 85, of New Bremen, died at 1:28 a.m. Monday, June 18, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on March 28, 1927, in Akron, the son of Howard McKibans and Lillian Trottman McKibans Loving and stepfather Lawrence Loving.
On May 14, 1949, he married Dorothy E. Milroy, and she survives in New Bremen.
Joseph D. Henne, 99, of Cridersville, died at 5:12 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center.
He was born on April 23, 1913, in Salem Township, near Kossuth, the son of Daniel and Ethel Richardson Henne, and they preceded him in death.
On July 31, 1937, he married Evelyn L. Rasneor, and she preceded him in death on Nov. 2, 2006.
Gale E. Fry, 70, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:06 a.m. Monday, June 18, 2012, at the Auglaize Acres.
He was born on July 9, 1941, the son of Rex and Iola (Cox) Fry, and they preceded him in death.
He was married to Betty Fry, and she preceded him in death.
He is survived by a sister, Penny (Kelley) McGlinch of New Bremen; six stepchildren, Robin (Ralph) Nelms, Bill (Vickie) Coil, John (Sally) Coil, Patti (Alan) Rodabaugh, Jammie (Merita) Roop and Shawn Roop; an aunt, Joann Stinebaugh of Wapakoneta.
Gary A. Wehnes, 68, of St. Marys, died at 9:25 a.m. Monday, June 18, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on Feb. 5, 1944, in Auglaize County, to Russell and Margaret (McDermitt) Wehnes.
He is survived by a son, Michael (Katherine) Wehnes of St. Marys; a daughter, Christina (Mark) Miley of Aurora; a brother; four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother; a sister.
He was a veteran of the Marine Corps, having served during the Vietnam era.
St. Marys Girls Soccer Camp
From Staff Reports
ATHENS — The Grand Lake Mariners are a game back in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League standings after they split their second doubleheader in as many days on Sunday.
On Sunday the twin bill was with the Southern Ohio Copperheads at Bob Wren Stadium.
Grand Lake overcame an early six-run deficit and scored single runs in the eighth and ninth innings to rally past the Copperheads, 7-6, in the nine-inning opener.
NEW BREMEN — Though Camryn Murgatroyd could never talk, walk or feed herself, she lived her life smiling and giggling, and though she passed away in 2009 at 5-years-old, her aunt, Kristin Hough, knew Camryn had more of an impact to make on the world.
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.