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March 23rd, 2012

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March 23, 2012

"Leader Look Back," is a collection of stories and headlines from 75, 50 and 25 years ago this week. This week's edition examines stories from March 20 to March 26, 1937, 1962 and 1987.

Mark Joseph Martensen, 57

March 23, 2012

Mark Joseph Martensen, 57, passed away on Friday, March 23, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on Aug. 3, 1954, in Columbus, to Hank Martensen and Joan Martensen, and his father preceded him in death. His mother survives him.
On Aug. 24, 2002, he married Lori, formerly of St. Marys, and she survives.

Cyril G. Everman, 85

March 23, 2012

Cyril G. Everman, 85, of 2251 State Route 716, Maria Stein, died on Thursday, March 22, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on Nov. 9, 1926, in Maria Stein, to August and Anna (Miller) Everman, and they preceded him in death.
On Oct. 25, 1952, in Cassella, he married Wilma (Hemmelgarn) Everman, and she survives.

R. Bruce Adair, 66

March 23, 2012

R. Bruce Adair, 66, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:33 a.m. Friday, March 23, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health System. 
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, Wapakoneta.

Portman Speaks Out On Energy

March 23, 2012

ST. MARYS — An Ohio senator says the Obama administration needs to do more to ease soaring fuel prices.

“Simply put in order to get energy prices down, we have to deal with the supply issue,” U.S. Sen. Rob Portman said during a telelconference with regional media on Thursday. “It’s got to be a reliable supply so it’s a matter of producing more energy in our country, particularly on public land.”

2 Builders Added To Ranks

March 23, 2012

ST. MARYS — Each year, the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce recognizes outstanding individuals who have dedicated much of their time and effort to making St. Marys better by awarding them with the Builder of Bridges award.

“The award is presented as a recognition of community service, contributions and the individual’s work to make St. Marys a better place,” Master of Ceremonies Jeff Squire said Thursday night at the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet.

Maurice Rentz, 94

March 23, 2012

Maurice Rentz, 94, of State Route 274, Chickasaw, died on Thursday, March 22, 2012, at his residence.

He was born on Feb. 14, 1918, in Chickasaw, to August and Anna (Rose) Rentz, and they preceded him in death.

He was preceded in death by seven brothers; three sisters.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Precious Blood Catholic Church in Chickasaw.

Burial will follow in Precious Blood Cemetery.

D. Wayne Kline, 89

March 23, 2012

D. Wayne Kline, 89, of Rockford, died at 3:21 a.m. Thursday, March 22, 2012, at Van Wert County Hospital.

He was born on March 3, 1923, in Liberty Township, to Henry J. Kline and Elise Sutton, and they preceded him in death.

On June 29, 1946, at the Walnut Grove Church in Ohio City, he married Lillian G. Kline, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 1.

March 22nd

New Bremen's Frazee will play football at Rose-Hulman

March 23, 2012

NEW BREMEN —  New Bremen senior Neven Frazee announced he will play football at Rose-Hulman during a signing ceremony at New Bremen High School on Thursday night.

Frazee, a 6-foot-1 200-pounder who played offenive line, linebacker and punted, was named honorable mention Midwest Athletic Conference All-League this fall.

Frazee learned about the interest in him from the Terre Haute, Indiana school last summer.  

Hey, I Remember That!: A look at local sports 10, 25 and 50 years ago

March 23, 2012

50 Years Ago This Week – 1962

(Note: It was a common trend in the 1950s and 1960s that first names were not included in the game summaries or box scores.)

Old refrigerators, pieces of scrap metal from area farms, schools and homes along with the more...
Michael Schmitmeyer, a Memorial High Schol grad and former University of Findlay standout golfer...
  COLUMBUS — The Minster girls 4-by-400 meter relay team finished off the state...

 

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