September 9th, 2014
Sept. 9: Free Computer Classes will be held at 1 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library. Three sessions cover the most basic skills from using the mouse to surfing the Internet.
The Asian Pop Culture Club will meet at 3:15 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library. Grades 9-12 only.
Reader’s Theater for grades two and three will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. today at the New Bremen Public Library. Sign Up appreciated, call 419-629-2158 for more information.
Robert P. Koch, 92, of 1210 W. High St., St. Marys, died at 11 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on Jan. 10, 1922, in Wapakoneta, the son of Gus and Ann (Kachelreis) Koch.
He married Jeanne Quellhorst on April 26, 1945, and she preceded him in death on Oct. 11, 1958.
He then married Lois Bowers, and she preceded him in death.
Agnes V. Schmerge, 60, of St. Marys, passed away peacefully at 6:53 a.m. Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, at Heritage Manor, Minster.
She was born on March 5, 1954, in St. Marys, to Alvin and Dolores (Otting) Schulze, both of whom preceded her in death.
She married Jim Schmerge on May 14, 1977, and he survives at the residence.
Diana G. Hagan, 69, of 3648 State Route 66, Houston, died unexpectedly on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in the emergency department of Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney.
She was born on Dec. 16, 1944, in St. Marys, the daughter of Jack and Karma (Wyatt) Campbell.
CRIDERSVILLE — Two people died from injuries suffered in a multi-vehicle collision on Interstate 75 near Cridersville Friday night.
According to a report from the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, at approximately 9 p.m., John Strachan, 41, of Dayton, was driving a 2004 Harley Davidson motorcycle northbound on I-75 with a passenger, Helen Coleman, 47, of Dayton. Strachan was in the left lane with a group of approximately 20 other motorcycles. Several of the motorcycles lost control for an unknown reason.
CRIDERSVILLE — A Dayton woman died from injuries suffered in a multi-vehicle collision on Interstate 75 near Cridersville Friday night.
According to a report from the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, at approximately 9 p.m., a 41-year-old Dayton man was driving a Harley Davidson motorcyle northbound on I-75 with a 47-year-old Dayton woman as a passenger. The driver was in the left lane with a group of approximately 20 other motorcycles. Several of the motorcycles lost control for an unknown reason.
Sept. 6: The Tailgate for Cancer is today in the parking lot of the St. Marys Eagles.
The St. Marys Farmers Market will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today next to Dave's BBQ on Celina Road.
Noble Community Park, 16493 St. Marys River Road, will host at fish fry from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. today. Meals are $8 for adults and $4 for children 10 and under.
Sept. 7: A free community dinner will be held from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today at the ROC, 702 E. Spring St., St. Marys.
Donald Edward Steinke, 81, of St. Marys, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, at his home, surrounded by family.
He was born on Jan. 4, 1933, in Wapakoneta, the son of Rudolph and Marcella (Schneider) Steinke. In 1951, Donald graduated from St. Joseph High School, Wapakoneta. On Aug. 4, 1956, at Holy Rosary Church in St. Marys, he married Ann Marie Catherine (Dietz) Steinke, who survives.
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Sept. 5: Today is Community T-Shirt Day as part of the Tailgate for Cancer.
The New Bremen Public Library will host a Cardinal Pride event today. Join us for carnival style games, activities, crafts and most of all let’s get pumped up for the Homecoming Football game that night. Show up and we’ll have you all decked out Cardinal Crazy by the end. Meet and greet with the football players. All ages welcome. No sign up required.