ST. MARYS — Purses of a variety of colors, shapes and sizes covered several tables in downtown St. Marys Friday morning for a sale to benefit a county organization.
The Family Life Center of Auglaize County Purse Sale opened on Friday morning and ran through 3 p.m. The sale continues from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today in front on the Family Life Center of Auglaize County’s office at 150 E. Spring St., St. Marys. Purses are being sold from 50 cents to $3. Shoppers may also purchase three 50 cent purses for $1.
Marcella E. “Sally” Pleiman, 85, of 13420 Renee Drive, McCartyville, died at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster.
She was born on March 20, 1927, in Minster, to the late Henry and Dorothy (Winner) Wuebker. She married Jerome A. Pleiman on April 14, 1949, in Minster. He preceded her in death on April 10, 2002.
Dennis F. Lammers, 72, of New Knoxville, passed away suddenly at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on Oct. 19, 1939, near New Knoxville. He was the son of Silas and Lola (Howe) Lammers. On Sept. 10, 1966, he married Marlene Knost, and she survives near New Knoxville.
Betty Fisher, 84, formerly of 309 Augustus St., St. Marys, died at 3:50 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, at the St. Marys Living Center.
She was born on Jan. 16, 1928, in St. Marys, the daughter of William and Nora (Ankerman) Thielk. She married John E. Fisher on May 18, 1954, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 20, 1985.
She is survived by her sister, Arlene (Richard) Hoverman of Spencerville; a stepdaughter, Connie Birdyshaw of Winter Garden, Fla.; a stepgrandson, Jason LaPenta of Florida; by two nieces, Diann (Paul) Dunlap of Spencerville, Joann Pitts of Lima.
Robert E. Hunter, 89, formerly of 800 Motz St., St. Marys, died at 3:50 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital.
He was born on March 29, 1923, in St. Marys, the son of Robert and Vivian (Clark) Hunter. He married Charleen Fark on April 14, 1945, and she preceded him in death on Jan. 1, 2004.
Patricia A. Kemp, 79, of DeTour Village, Mich., passed away on Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, at Cedar Cove in Cedarville, Mich.
She was born on Dec. 24, 1932.
Pat grew up in Jackson, Mich., and attended Albion College, where she earned her first bachelor’s degree.
She married Barrett Kemp, who survives in St. Marys, in June 1956.
High School Football Schedule
Friday, August 31
ST. MARYS 4, KENTON 0: St. Marys led just 1-0 at half of its Western Buckeye League opener against Kenton, but the Riders scored three times in the second half to emerge with a 4-0 win on Thursday.
“We’ve got a target about this big,” St. Marys head coach Dave Ring said while making a big space with his arms. “We’re still getting used to everybody going after us and not giving us a pass.”
St. Marys is 2-0, 1-0 in the WBL.
ST. MARYS 3, KENTON 0: The St. Marys volleyball team opened Western Buckeye League play with a 25-19, 25-13, 25-16, win at Kenton on Thursday night. The Roughriders improved to 1-4 on the season and 1-0 in the WBL.
ST. HENRY 183, NEW KNOXVILLE 196: New Knoxville’s Tyler Shreve shot a school-record 36 in the Rangers’ 183-196 loss to St. Henry on Thursday at Arrowhead. Connor Samuel and Jake Allen added 53s for New KNoxville. Brian Kremer shot a 44 as low man for St. Henry. Alex Evers adde a 45 and Just Mescher and Troy Potkotter each had 47s. The Rangers are now 3-3 overall and 2-3 in the MAC.