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April 23rd, 2014

Driver Crashes During Pursuit

April 23, 2014

ST. MARYS — A Mercer County woman faces a slew of criminal charges after she allegedly led officers on a pursuit that reached speeds of 70 mph.

According to a report from the St. Marys Police Department, at 3:46 a.m. Sunday, an officer observed a white Ford van operating without its headlights on. The officer attempted to make a traffic stop, but the driver did not stop and led officers on a pursuit down South Street and Webb Street.

Thea Rose Schmitt, infant

April 23, 2014

Thea Rose Schmitt was stillborn on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.

She is survived by her parents, Rachel and Aaron Schmitt of 70 S. Lincoln St., Minster, OH, 45865, grandparents Dave and Mary Jo Stilwell and Pat and Karen Schmitt, aunts and uncles Samantha Stilwell, PJ and Cindy Stilwell and Amanda, Briana and Noelle Schmitt and great-grandparents James Ahrns, Jeanne and Frank Kuenning, Dorothy (the late Ralph) Schmitt, Doris and Paul Robinson and Susan (the late James) Stilwell.

Margaret M. Yahl, 102

April 23, 2014

Margaret M. Yahl, 102, formerly of 14780 Ohio 66 North in St. Marys, died at 5:20 p.m. Monday, April 21, 2014, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.

She was born on June 26, 1911, in Celina, to Carl and Freda (Clott) Hoenie.

On Sept. 19, 1940, at Zion Lutheran Church in St. Marys, she married Franklin Yahl, who died on Dec. 12, 1983.

Elden L. “Red” Stolzenburg, 87

April 23, 2014

Elden L. “Red” Stolzenburg, 87, of St. Marys, formerly of Wapakoneta, died at 9:44 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in the Joint Township District Memorial Hospital Emergency Room, St. Marys.  

He was born on April 11, 1927, in Wapakoneta, the son of Henry and Alpha (Myers) Stolzenburg, who preceded him in death.  

On June 19, 1947, he married Mary Fogt, and she died on Jan. 8, 2002.  

He later married Carol McDonald, and she survives.

April 22nd

Minster softball shuts out Coldwater 8-0

April 22, 2014

MINSTER — The Minster softball team  stayed on a roll. Monday evening the Wildcats got six runs in the first three innings and shutout the Coldwater Cavaliers 8-0 in a MAC contest at Four Seasons Park in Minster.

“They hit the ball pretty well tonight,” Minster head coach Scott Robinson said. “It took a couple of innings to figure her out but once they did they started smacking the ball around.”

Daily Rundown

April 22, 2014

April 22: A special preschool story times will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at FJ Stallo Memorial Library.

Computer class will be held at 1 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library. “Using Microsoft Excel” will be a two-session class. Please register early. It is a repeat of April 3 and 10 classes. Call 419-394-7471 for information.

The New Bremen Village Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. today.

Daily Rundown

April 22, 2014

April 22: A special preschool story times will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at FJ Stallo Memorial Library.

Computer class will be held at 1 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library. “Using Microsoft Excel” will be a two-session class. Please register early. It is a repeat of April 3 and 10 classes. Call 419-394-7471 for information.

The New Bremen Village Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. today.

Gwendolyn V. Burd, 90

April 22, 2014

Gwendolyn V. Burd, 90, of 1013 Cleveland Ave. in St. Marys, died at 12:01 p.m. Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her residence.

She was born on Jan. 10, 1924, in St. Marys, to Russell H. and Mabel M. (Parke) Young Sr.

On April 10, 1948, in Decatur, Ind., she married Harry L. Burd, Sr., who died on Dec. 1, 2005.

Nancy A. Koeper, 68

April 22, 2014

Nancy A. Koeper, 68, of 800 Bryarly Circle, St. Marys, died at 10:57 p.m. Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Lima Memorial Hospital, following a short illness.

She was born on Aug. 5, 1945, in Lima, the daughter of Melvin and Mildred (Thuman) Luedeke.

She married Kenneth Koeper on Sept. 21, 1963, at Saint Paul’s United Church of Christ in New Bremen.

She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Koeper, by her daughter, Kimberly (Dale) Miller of St. Marys, by a sister, Connie Frey of Celina and a brother, Thomas Luedeke of St. Marys.

April 21st

Donald L. “Don” Method, 82

April 21, 2014

Donald L. “Don” Method, 82, of rural New Knoxville, died at 11:29 p.m. Friday, April 18, 2014, in the ER Department of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys, following a sudden illness, with his daughter at his side.

He was born on May 23, 1931, in Warsaw, Ind., a son of Burdette Hartman and Helen Louise Crowl  Method, who are deceased.

In 1949, he married Norma J. Slater, who is deceased, and in 1955, he married Patricia A. Jay, who is also deceased.

On Oct. 3, 1996, he married Letha A. Hager Hennon, who survives.

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