June 13th, 2012
ST. MARYS — Auglaize County Prosecuting Attorney Ed Pierce, in a brief filed Tuesday, asked Ohio’s highest court to reject a convicted murderer’s request for a hearing in his case.
NEW BREMEN — Members of an area swim team packed the New Bremen Village Council chambers during council’s meeting to discuss the temperature of the pool.
Donna Schmitmeyer with the New Bremen Swim and Dive Team questioned councilors on the apparent low temperatures of the pool water during the council meeting Tuesday evening.
William “Ben” Kelly, 86, of Spencerville, died at 9:50 p.m. Monday, June 11, 2012, at Roselawn Manor Nursing Home, following a six-month illness.
He was born on Dec. 2, 1925, in Allen County, to Edward and Elva Stose Kelly, and they preceded him in death.
On May 3, 1952, he married Frances F. Wilges, and she survives him.
He is also survived by two children, Brad W. Kelly and Debra D. (Roger) McMichael, both of Spencerville; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law.
Beverly J. Ahrens, 78, of 5134 Its It Road, Celina, died at 10:40 p.m. Monday, June 11, 2012, at the Celina Manor Nursing Home.
She was born on April 18, 1934, in Detroit, Mich., to Charles and Mayoma (Painter) Cantwil, and they preceded her in death.
In 1972, she married Floyd Ahrens, and he preceded her in death on May 28, 2006.
Survivors include her sons, Gene (Vickie) Pool of Van Wert, Steven Pool of Fostoria, Daniel Pool of Celina, Timothy Ahrens of Celina and Mark H. (Dee) Jackson of Celina; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a brother.
Richard J. “Dick” Jurosic, 76, of Wapakoneta, died at 7:28 a.m. Tuesday, June 12, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born on March 31, 1936, in Wapakoneta, the son of Ivan J. and Louise A. (Schmith) Jurosic, and they preceded him in death.
On Dec. 26, 1959, he married Marilyn A. Elsass, and she preceded him in death on May 6, 2009.
ST. MARYS — The attorney for Douglas Wine said he believes his client did not violate his appeal bond by traveling to Kentucky in May.
WAPAKONETA — One Auglaize County official described the loss of a former sheriff quite simply and succinctly — “We’ve lost a really great man.”
Former Auglaize County Sheriff Larry R. Longsworth, 62, died early Monday morning at a Columbus hospital from esophageal cancer after battling the disease for only the past few months of his life.
William “Ben” Kelly, 86, of Spencerville, died at 9:50 p.m. Monday, June 11, 2012, at Roselawn Manor Nursing Home in Spencerville.
He is the husband of Frances Kelly.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday. Other information is incomplete.
Ronald W. “Ace” Boroff, 78, of rural Spencerville, died at 7:40 a.m. Monday, June 11, 2012, at the Laurels of Shane Hill Care Center in Rockford, following an extended illness.
He was born on March 6, 1934, in Mendon, to William David and Mabel Lucille Mutersbaugh Boroff, and they preceded him in death.
On June 1, 1957, he married Helen Jean Martin, and she survives him.
Former Auglaize County Sheriff Larry R. Longsworth, 62, of Wapakoneta, passed away at 12:55 a.m. Monday, June 11, 2012, at The Wexner Medical Center at Ohio State University in Columbus, surrounded by his loving family.
Larry was born on Feb. 18, 1950, in Mercer County, the son of Robert and Bernice (Nuss) Longsworth, and his mother preceded him in death. His father survives in Wapakoneta.