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October 4th, 2012

Hey, I Remember That!: A look back at area sports 10, 25 and 50 years ago this week

October 4, 2012

50 Years Ago This Week – 1962

In the biggest upset in the Western Buckeye League of the season, the St. Marys Roughriders upended the unbeaten Coldwater Cavaliers this week in 1962.  

The Cavs entered the contest with the league’s best rushing attack and stingiest defense, but the Roughriders ignored all of the hoopla and recorded the 14-6 victory over the Orange and Black, while also snapping their 19-game winning streak.  

Robert Evans, 85

October 4, 2012

Robert Evans, 85, died on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, at the home of his nephew and niece, Robert M. and Karen V. Evans in Celina.

He was born on Feb. 27, 1927, in Wellston, to Robert W. and Catherine (Durkin) Evans, and they preceded him in death.

He married Alice Castles, and she preceded him in death.

He is survived by three sisters-in-law; many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two siblings.

He served in the Navy during World War II.

Ruth E. (Huston) Shadrach, 77

October 4, 2012

Ruth E. (Huston) Shadrach, 77, of Celina, died on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.

She was born on March 1, 1935, in Chattanooga, to Jesse E. and Barbara D. (Daughtery) Huston, and they preceded her in death.

She married Guy Shadrach, and he preceded her in death in 2009.

Paul “Slim” E. Timmerman, 85

October 4, 2012

Paul “Slim” E. Timmerman, 85, of 14492 Kohler Lane, Wapakoneta, died at 3:07 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.

He was born on Sept. 2, 1927, in Wapakoneta, the son of Lawrence and Emma (Bonnoront) Timmerman, and they preceded him in death.

In August  1950, in St. Marys, he married Delores “June” Whited, and she preceded him in death.

Tyler J. Kuhn, 19

October 4, 2012

Tyler J. Kuhn, 19, of Greenville, passed away at 7:16 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012.

He was born on April 22, 1993, in Dayton, the son of Tim and Barb (Bauman) Kuhn of Greenville, and they survive him.

He is also survived by a brother, Tony Kuhn (Amanda McDorman) of Greenville; a sister, Brittany Kuhn of Greenville; his grandparents, Ann and Larry Kuhn of New Bremen and Jeanne Bauman of Defiance; his aunts and uncles, Jamie and Sheila Kuhn of New Bremen, Doug and Lori Harrow of Defiance and Jeff and Daphne Bauman of Defiance; numerous cousins.

Eileen S. Bubp, 74

October 4, 2012

Eileen S. Bubp, 74, of Albuquerque, N.M., formerly of New Knoxville, died on Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, at Canyon Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque, N.M., after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.

She was born on Feb. 5, 1938, in Celina, to Albert and Marcella Clausing of St. Marys, and they preceded her in death.

On March 15, 1958, she married Gene Bubp, and he survives at their residence.

October 3rd

Councilors Hear Dog Talk

October 3, 2012

MINSTER — A local village council received an update on Tuesday regarding progress on a new dog park.

Alex Lundstrom, a Minster resident, spoke during the Minster Village Council meeting about adding a dog park in Minster. Paul Enneking, Dr. Paul Hunter, Marissa Lundstrom and Melinda Utendorf also have been helping Lundstrom discuss the creation of the park.

Alltel's Chad To Visit Schools

October 3, 2012

ST. MARYS — St. Marys City Schools will play host to Alltel Wireless’ Chad this week, as he will make appearances at several events in the district.

Chad will be in St. Marys to promote awareness of Alltel’s partnership with St. Marys City Schools for mobile learning devices, to recognize the football program for its participation in Alltel’s Yards 4 Youth and to promote Alltel’s commitment to helping people save money on their wireless bills.

Chad will begin his appearances with a trip to St. Marys Intermediate School on Thursday.

Charlene J. Kelch, 78

October 3, 2012

Charlene J. Kelch, 78, of Eaton, passed away on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at Vancrest Health Care Center in Eaton after an extended illness.

She was born on Dec. 22, 1933, in New Bremen, to Wilbur Herman and Donna (Bartlett) Schroer, and they preceded her in death.

Barbara Lee (Boehringer) Norton, 58

October 3, 2012

Barbara Lee (Boehringer) Norton, 58, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:40 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.

She was born on April 23, 1954, to Paul and Wilma (Riffle) Boehringer, and they preceded her in death.

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