January 5th, 2012
ST. MARYS — The St. Marys Community Public Library Board of Trustees swore in a returning member and elected its president, vice president and secretary at its regular meeting Wednesday afternoon.
Linda Schloemer was sworn in by Ed Pierce and will be returning to her role as vice president of the board. Bill Angel will serve another term as president, and Ruth Ramsey will serve another term as secretary. Board members also passed a motion to reappoint Fiscal Officer Robert Maurer.
ST. MARYS — A local police officer met with area seniors to inform them about the importance of personal safety.
St. Marys Police Sgt. Jake Sutton put on a safety program for senior citizens at the Auglaize County Council on Aging Wednesday morning, where he stressed the seniors should be aware of their surroundings, take certain precautions and have an emergency plan in place.
Suzann T. Sunderland, 63, of Celina, died at 2:48 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born on Aug. 4, 1948, in Mercer County, to Wilferd Rutschilling and Alma Schemmel, and they preceded her in death.
On May 16, 1970, she married Harry Mike Sunderland, and he survives her.
Marian Holthaus, 83, of Wapakoneta, died at 9:47 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, at Auglaize Acres.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta, where the family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.
Bonnie Lou Deitsch, 69, died on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, at Via Christia St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Wichita, Kan.
She was born on Feb. 7, 1942, in Wilsonville, Neb., to Earl and Evelyn (Martin) Kinne, and they preceded her in death.
On April 7, 1980, in Bever City, Neb., she married Lloyd Deitsch Jr., and he survives her.
She is also survived by a daughter, Elea Durr of Hoisington, Kan.; 10 brothers and sisters; a granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents.
ST. MARYS — There will be a weigh in for the Grand Health Challenge from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. today at JTDMH's cardiac center.
ST. MARYS — The American Red Cross of Auglaize County is honoring its donors this month in conjunction with National Blood Donor Month.
According to a news release issued by the Red Cross, National Blood Donor Month has been celebrated since 1970 and is used to “pay tribute to the nearly 11 million people who give blood each year, and encourage others to start the New Year off right by coming to give the gift of life.”
ST. MARYS — A Sidney legislator says balancing the state’s biennial budget without raising taxes was among his highlights of 2011.
“As I told our caucus, that’s what Republicans are supposed to do — balance budgets without raising taxes,” State Rep. John Adams told The Evening Leader. “Balancing the budget was pretty memorable.”
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