October 23rd, 2012
Steven F. Grimes, 58, of 810 Greenbriar Court, Celina, died at 3:47 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at his home.
He was born on July 8, 1954, in Celina, to Donald H. and Martha L. (Ludwig) Grimes, and his father preceded him in death. His mother survives in Fort Wayne, Ind.
On May 7, 1977, he married Kathryn “Kay” Cron, and she survives in Celina.
Victoria M. Rohrbach, 85, of St. Marys, died at 5:05 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on May 17, 1927, in Rhine, to Edward and Hulda (Steinke) Greve, and they preceded her in death.
On June 21, 1947, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wapakoneta, she married Virgil Rohrbach, and he preceded her in death on April 13, 1999.
William C. (Bill) Berg, 71, of Wapakoneta, died on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012. Bill died as a result of extensive farm accident injuries occurring one week earlier.
He was born on Nov. 25, 1940, in Lima, the son of Egon Jr. and Dorothy (Knierim) Berg.
On Nov. 28, 1963, he married Judith Truitt Berg, and she survives him.
MINSTER — A group of Minster Rocket Club students are now working for NASA as one of 21 teams chosen to participate in NASA’s Student Launch Initiative.
The students qualified for the honor after placing 12th at the Team America Rocketry Challenge in the spring. NASA’s Student Launch Initiative “challenges middle and high school students to design, build and launch a reusable rocket with a scientific or engineering payload to one mile above ground level,” according to NASA’s website.
ST. MARYS — A peek into a different era, music, food, crafts and an opportunity to take a walk were all in store for attendees of the 43rd annual Walk with Nature and the fourth annual Fall Festival in Memorial Park on Sunday.
A slew of area residents took advantage of the sunny skies and mild temperature to enjoy the annual walk and festival.
“I couldn’t have asked for a better day,” Organizer Stan Davis told The Evening Leader. “The crowd has been great.”
This year, the event drew a record number of attendees.
Patricia Ann “Patty” Wallace, 73, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, 2012, at the Lima Memorial Health System.
She was born on April 30, 1939, in Lima, the daughter of Frederick J. and Jollie A. (Binkley) Maxwell, and they preceded her in death.
She was previously married to Harold Hendrickson, and he survives in Hall, Ga. She later married Bert W. Wallace, and he preceded her in death.
Victoria M. (Greve) Rohrbach, 85, of St. Marys, died on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. Arrangements are being completed with the Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys, where visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.
Herbert J. Quinter, 83, formerly of St. Henry, died on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, at Celina Manor.
He was born on Aug. 30, 1929, in St. Henry, to Benedict and Anna (Thieman) Quinter, and they preceded him in death.
On Jan. 30, 1954, in St. Patrick, he married Margaret C. (Mertz), and she preceded him in death on Sept. 14, 1999.
VAN WERT — The New Bremen volleyball team took a Midwest Athletic Conference-tested team into a new division and left with a sectional crown.
The Cardinals ousted Division III’s fifth-ranked team, Lima Central Catholic, in four games, 16-25, 25-21, 25-22, 25-12, at Lincolnview High School on Saturday.
New Bremen’s brand of volleyball, tested by some of the best teams in the state all regular season, travels well.
Norma Jean Smith, 79, of 14 Defiance Commons, Wapakoneta, died at 4:07 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at Lima Memorial Hospital.
She was born on Feb. 16, 1933, in Auglaize County, near New Knoxville, the daughter of Raymond and Viola (Klute) Wierwille, and they preceded her in death.