Velma M. Bergman, 92, of Maria Stein, died at 5:40 a.m. Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, at The Gardens of St. Henry.
She was born on Sept. 9, 1922, in Egypt to the late Joseph and Cecelia (Wehrman) Prenger.
She married Herbert R. Bergman on Nov. 18 1941, in Egypt. He preceded her in death on Nov. 12, 2003.
ST. MARYS — A Dominion East Ohio gas line has been hit near the area of St. Marys Living Center. Service to approximately 200 customers has been affected. Crews are in the area making necessary repairs, but it could take hours before service is restored.
Milo R. Keith, 79, of 11924 State Route 29, New Knoxville, died at 9:35 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community.
He was born on June 2, 1935, in Van Wert, the son of Milo and Alice (Wyandt) Keith.
He married Helen Mace on Oct. 10, 1954, in Van Wert, and she survives at the residence.
Lura N. Ruck, 97, of rural Wapakoneta, died at 9:25 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, at her residence with her family at her side.
She was born on May 19, 1917, in Auglaize County, the daughter of Floyd and Vasta (Dudgeon) Lhamon, who preceded her in death.
On March 24, 1940, she married Floyd C. Ruck, and he died on Sept. 14, 1984.
Halloween is the perfect time to have fun, pet owners! Why not let your pet in on the fun with a new costume this season.
Oct. 30: Books, Babies & More will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Marys Community Public Library for babies (newborn-36 mos.) and their caregivers.
The New Bremen Public Library will host an adult book club at 1 p.m. today. Come ready to discuss any book you've been reading.
Trick-or-treat in St. Marys will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today.
Trick-or-treat in New Knoxville will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. today.
Trick-or-treat in New Bremen will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. today.
ST. MARYS — Three people were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly stealing scrap metal from a local company.
VIDEO: Bumgarner Shines As Giants Win World Series
Madison Bumgarner punctuated one of the finest World Series performances in baseball history by pitching the San Francisco Giants to their third title in five years with a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 on Wednesday night
CELINA — Work should soon begin on a project that one local economic development official says will continue the work to heal Grand Lake St. Marys.
Members of the Grand Lake St. Marys Lake Facilities Authority (LFA) approved a joint intergovernmental agreement that covers phase one and two of the Coldwater Creek treatment train and wetlands re-establishment project. The first two phases of the project deal with all the design and permitting work and construction administration of the estimated $2.5 million project.
Virginia Rinehart Buss, 86, of Bradenton, Fla., died on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014,
Mrs. Buss was born on Oct. 1, 1928, in New Bremen, and moved here 27 years ago from Orlando, Fla., where she lived since 1958.
Retired, Mrs. Buss was a social worker for the state of Florida for 16 years. She was a Girl Scout leader, an elder and member of Christ Church of Longboat Key and an active member in her beloved Zeta Tau Alpha. She was a voracious reader, active investor and avid knitter. She lovingly knitted prayer shawls and baby bonnets for many years.