February 27th, 2014
NEW BREMEN — Law enforcement officials in Auglaize County are looking for a suspect believed to be responsible for an armed robbery near New Bremen Wednesday afternoon.
The Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office received a call at 1:11 p.m. Wednesday reporting a robbery at a residence along Amsterdam Road, just west of New Bremen.
Emma J. Schemmel, 73, of New Bremen, died on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at 4:40 p.m. at the Celina Manor, Celina.
She was born on Aug. 4, 1940, in New Bremen.
She was the daughter of Norman and Annabel (Dickman) Scheer.
Survivors include her children, Richard Schemmel and Brian (Jennifer) Schemmel; both of New Bremen and Teresa Moore of Frankfort, Ky.; eight grandchildren and her brother, Paul (Dorothy) Scheer of Fryburg.
Preceding her in death were her parents and her brother, Charles Scheer.
Toni L. Fischbach, 65, of 14933 Bay Road, Wapakoneta, died accidentally on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at Greenville Falls, near Covington.
She was born on March 5, 1948, in Dayton, the daughter of Arthur “Curly” Swank and Virginia (Johnston) Swank.
She married Larry Fischbach on April 3, 1976, in St. Marys, and he survives at the residence.
She is also survived by her two daughters, Tammy (Dennis) Hayden of Fostoria; Angela (Mark) Stilley of Panama City Beach, Fla.; and by her mother-in-law, Dorothy Fischbach of Piqua.
Feb. 25: Preschool story times will be held at 10:30 a.m. today at FJ Stallo Memorial Library.
A computer class will be held at 1 p.m. today at St. Marys Community Public Library. Three one-hour sessions covering all the basics. Class size is limited. Please call 419-394-7471 for information and to register.
The New Bremen Village Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. today.
A book discussion will be held at 6:30 p.m. today in the Wissman Room at Otterbein. "Cutting for Stone" by Abraham Verghese will be discussed.
ST. MARYS — The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a wind chill advisory in effect from 1 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday with wind chill readings that could reach minus-10 to minus-15 degrees.
NEW KNOXVILLE 47, FORT RECOVERY 32
COLDWATER — When shots aren’t falling, the New Knoxville girls basketball team has a pretty good safety net in a defense that shuts down opponents and a player like Haley Horstman who can create quality shots off the dribble.
Far from an offensive masterpiece, the Rangers team again showed they’re more than capable of winning a low-scoring affair to capture a Division IV sectional title with a 47-32 win over Fort Recovery on Saturday night.
LIMA — The St. Marys girls bowling team finished as the district runner-up and will compete at the OHSAA state bowling championships this weekend in Columbus while senior Kristen Dammeyer was the top bowler with a 608 series.
St. Marys finished second with a final team score of 3,529 pins. Coldwater won the district title with a score of 3.680. Napoleon (3,433) and Port Clinton (3,391) also advance to state.
Feb. 24: Preschool Movie & Busy Bag Construction will be held at 11 a.m. today at St. Marys Community Public Library. Little ones watch a movie while parent or caregiver constructs a busy bag for the child to play with at home.
Kids in Kindergarten and up are welcome to come to FJ Stallo Memorial Library at 3:30 p.m. today for a story time. Call 419-628-2925 or stop by the library to register.
Marilynne J. Schroer, 85, formerly of 2208 Kensington Drive, St. Marys, and a resident of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, died at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at Otterbein St. Marys.
She was born on April 4, 1928, in Wapakoneta, the daughter of L.E. and Bernice (Kohler) Brandt.
She married Elvin “Gene” Schroer on May 9, 1948, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Wapakoneta, and he preceded her in death on March 11, 1998.
Eldon D. Bowsher, 91, of Wapakoneta, died at 10:05 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at Wapakoneta Manor Nursing Home.
He was born on Oct. 23, 1922, in Lima, to Pearl and Clara Marie Puschel Bowsher.
He married Jean M. Naumburg on June 11, 1945, and she survives in Wapakoneta.
Mr. Bowsher had been a clerk at Teledyne and had also been a carpenter and farmer. He was a member of Buckland United Church of Christ, where he had held many offices.