July 7th, 2014
Shirley L. Schrolucke, 85, of New Bremen, died at 8:45 a.m. Friday, July 4, 2014, at Elmwood Assisted Living of New Bremen.
She was born on July 1, 1929, in New Bremen, the daughter of the late Robert W. Sr. and Bernice (Laut) Weinberg.
On Aug. 17, 1947, she married Robert Schrolucke, who preceded her in death on Sept. 10, 2008.
Survivors include her sons, Jack (Sara) Schrolucke and Gary (Deb) Schrolucke, both of New Knoxville, five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
July 7: Tava Ridenour and her miniature horse Flip will be at the New Knoxville Library at 10:30 a.m. today. All ages are welcome.
A movie for all ages will be held at 11 a.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library.
Families are welcome to go on a mixed-up Fairy Tale adventure with the Minnetrista Theater Company at the New Bremen Library. The show will be held at 1 p.m. today.
Helen Maxine Price, 91, of 16542 Mendon Road in Ohio City, died at 6:14 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice.
She was born on Oct. 24, 1922, near Mendon, to Harry and Cecile (Terwilliger) Valentine.
On Dec. 5, 1945, in Ohio City, she married David Eugene Price, who survives.
Mary A. Post, 98, of Fort Recovery, died on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater.
She was born on Feb. 16, 1916, in Chickasaw, to the late William and Antoinette (Wellman) Gross.
On Oct. 28, 1933, she married Anthony F. Post Sr., in St. Peter. He preceded her in death on Dec. 24, 1990.
Pamela Lou Pyles, 58, a resident of the Wapakoneta Manor Nursing Home, and formerly of Otterbein—St. Marys, died at 10:45 p.m. Sunday, June 29, 2014, at Wapakoneta Manor. She had lived most of her life in Beckley, W.Va.
She was born on Nov. 21, 1955. Her parents were Curry and Mary Margaret “Peggy” (Cole) Pyles.
She is survived by her brother, Dr. Michael (Susan) Pyles of Celina, and by her twin sister, Penelope Pyles of Nitro, W.Va.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
MONTEZUMA — Two boaters were pulled out of Grand Lake St. Marys Wednesday afternoon after their sailboat turned over.
Grand Lake St. Marys Park Manager Brian Miller said they two men were out on a small sailboat when it turned onto its side near Safety Island, south of Bayview. One of the men's friends called the state park office to report the incident and Miller, along with the Mercer County Sheriff's Office, Montezuma Fire Department and Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Watercraft responded to the scene.
WAPAKONETA — Two people were transported to the hospital Wednesday morning following a collision near Cridersville.
Don Lee Hilgeman, 79, of 501 65th St., Holmes Beach, Fla, and also of 320 Hines Drive, St. Marys, died at 6:05 a.m. Friday, June 27, 2014, at his residence in St. Marys.
He was born on July 18, 1934, in Portland, Ind., the son of Fred and Nora Bitzinger Hilgeman.
Don married Doris Leeger Tonkin on June 29,1989, and she survives at the residence.
July 2: A Book Discussion for Grades 4-6 will be held at 2 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library. "Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library" by Chris Grabenstein will be discussed.
Comedy Magician Mark Wood will be performing at the New Knoxville Library at 4 p.m. today.
Carol A. (Whitney) McMurray, 70, of St. Marys, passed away at 2:55 a.m. Sunday, June 29, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born on Dec. 4, 1943, in Lima, to Ralph and Edna (Shamp) Whitney, both of whom preceded her in death.
She married Steven C. McMurray on Nov. 27, 1965, and he survives in St. Marys.
She was a 1961 graduate of Spencerville High School. Carol spent much of her life as a homemaker and a loving caregiver for her children.
She was a member of Cavalry Christian Fellowship, St. Marys.