October 29th, 2012
Peggy E. Chamberlin, 75, of New Bremen and formerly of Sidney, died at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at the Otterbein Retirement Community of St. Marys.
She was born on July 26, 1937, in South Bend, Ind., the daughter of John C. and Ruth (Jackson) Toth.
On Dec. 15, 1956, she married H. Dan Chamberlin, and he survives in New Bremen.
Paul Thomas Bost, 73, of Celina, died at 2:17 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, N.Y.
He was born on March 11, 1939, in Florida, Ohio, to Florence (Smith) Ludeman and Donald Bost Sr., and they preceded him in death.
In May 1961, he married Shirley Toth, and she preceded him in death on Sept. 1, 1962. On June 24, 1963, he married Mary Ann Rohr, and she preceded him in death on Dec. 14, 2001.
The OHSAA released the playoff football pairings for Week 11 on Sunday afternoon.
The Minster Wildcats, who finished the season 8-2 with an overtime win over Delphos St. John's on Friday night, earned the second seed in Region 24 and will open the postseason with a home game against Lewisburg Tri-County North on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Memorial Field.
The winner of the Minster-Tri-County North game will face the winner of the Marion Local-Bradford game next Friday, Nov. 9 at a place to be determined.
LIMA — The final week of the season encapsulated everything that was 2012 for the St. Marys Roughriders — a soggy season lacking in offensive punch.
The St. Marys football team went an entire season winless for the first time in school history after a 13-7 loss at Shawnee on yet another rainy Friday night.
Photos: St. Marys at Shawnee football
MINSTER — In a battle of playoff teams the Minster Wildcats took advantage of five Delphos St. John’s turnovers and defeated the Blue Jays 21-14 in overtime Friday night at Minster in the final regular season game.
“You can’t fumble in games like this,” Delphos head coach Todd Schulte said. “If we don’t turn the ball over, we don’t make the game as tough.”
Western Buckeye League
Celina 42, Lima Bath 41
Elida 36, Defiance 28
Lima Shawnee 13, St. Marys 7
Ottawa-Glandorf 34, Van Wert 12
Wapakoneta 28, Kenton 20
Midwest Athletic Conference
“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 Oct. 23-29, 1937, 1962 and 1987.
75 years ago: St. Marys City Councilors heard the second reading of an ordinance regarding the approval of new traffic signals for the city.
The St. Marys Roughriders blanked Bluffton 20-0 in football action.
The Duke of Windsor, the former King Edward VIII, and his wife were scheduled to visit St. Mary as part of a tour of the United States.
ST. MARYS — Being a leader is nothing new for Neil Perry, who says he enjoys challenges and bettering himself.
“My sense to always push myself to do things I’ve never done before and the way I live my life for God,” the Memorial High School senior said of what sets him apart from his peers.
Perry, who is a captain on the football team and has also taken on leadership roles in FCA and Teens for Christ, said he enjoys the responsibility that comes with being a leader, a trait noted that runs in the family.
NEW BREMEN — A local World War II veteran was decorated with additional medals Friday afternoon, 67 years after his discharge in October 1945.
Alice L. Smith, 92, of St. Marys, died at 4:15 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, at Auglaize Acres Nursing Home in Wapakoneta.
She was born on Oct. 12, 1920, in St. Marys, to John and Catherine (Kauffman) Dock, and they preceded her in death.
Survivors include two granddaughters; a great-grandson; her caregivers.
She was preceded in death her husband, Carl Smith; two sons, John (Christine) Smith and Carl Smith Jr.