April 18th, 2012
Jennifer Anne Kester, 40, of 235 Jackson Drive, Celina, died on Monday, April 16, 2012, after an automobile collision on Ohio 127.
She was born on Sept. 5, 1971, in Dayton, to George and Patricia (York) White of Celina.
She is survived by a son, Jake A. Kester of Celina; her paternal grandparents.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home in Celina, with the Rev. Randy Christian officiating.
Robert E. “Bob” Seibert, 86, of rural Wapakoneta, died at 4:07 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born on Jan. 10, 1926, in Van Wert County, the son of John and Doris (Mack) Seibert, and they preceded him in death.
On Sept. 20, 1945, he married Augusta M. Johns, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 5, 2001. On Aug. 11, 2001, he married Naomi M. Hickerson Souder, and she survives.
Barbara A. Stroh, 83, of 100 Bielefeld St., New Knoxville, died suddenly at 12:05 a.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on March 26, 1929, in Belle Center, the daughter of William and Jennie (Dutcher) Painter, and they preceded her in death.
On May 26, 1947, she married Ralph E. Stroh, and he survives at the residence.
WAPAKONETA — A county organization is gearing up for its annual benefit this week and is still accepting items to be auctioned off.
ST. MARYS — Beginning last week, kindergarten students from Auglaize and Mercer counties learned the ins and outs of a hospital visit as they stopped by Joint Township District Memorial Hospital as part of Make Believe Hospital 2012.
More than 800 area kindergarteners will pass through the halls of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital during its run this year, Joint Township District Memorial Hospital Community Outreach Assistant Coordinator Cindy Gaerke said.
Robert E. “Bob” Seibert, 86, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:07 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Wapakoneta.
Betty J. Hoselton, 83, of Celina, died at 4:10 p.m. Saturday, April 14, 2012, at Celina Manor.
She was born on June 21, 1928, in Raymond City, W.Va., to Otto Spaulding and Tressie Marie Burklo, and they preceded her in death.
On April 28, 1946, she married Chales W. Hoselton, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 28, 2011.
Patricia R. Gray, 85, of 2700 Pelham Court, Toledo, died at 4:50 p.m. Friday, April 13, 2012, in Clarksville, Tenn.
She was born on Feb. 6, 1927, in Toledo, to Ernest and Ruth (Sherman) Hess, and they preceded her in death.
On Feb. 14, 1969, in Toledo, she married Fred Gray Jr., and he preceded her in death on May 30, 1990.
SOFTBALL: ST. HENRY 4, ST. MARYS 3
ST. HENRY — St. Henry erased the St. Marys softball team’s 3-0 lead with four runs in the bottom of the fifth inning. The Redskins kept the score right there and defeated the Roughriders 4-3 on Monday night.
St. Marys led 1-0 heading into the top of the fourth. The Riders added a run in the fourth when Tannar Rutschilling reached on a fielder’s choice, Carly Carnes walked and Kiley Schamp hit a ball back up through the box for an RBI single.
CELINA — A Celina woman was killed in a collision on U.S. 127 Monday morning.
According to a news release, Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey said deputies are investigating a fatal traffic collision that occurred on U.S. 127, just north of Clover Four Road. Mercer County 911 received a call at 11:45 a.m. Monday regarding the collision.