January 27th, 2012
Virginia Fledderjohann Stoeckel, 88, of Kettering, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012.
She was born on March 20, 1923, in Linton, Ind., the daughter of the Rev. Adolph and Matilda (Meckstroth) Fledderjohann, and they preceded her in death.
On June 8, 1947, in New Knoxville, she married Bertram Stoeckel, and he preceded her in death.
Paul E. Cales, 71, of 11190 Schroeder Road, Lot 13, St. Marys, formerly of Dayton and Sidney, died unexpectedly at 6:56 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on April 11, 1940, in Greenup, Ky., the son of Henry and Esta (Henson) Cales, and they preceded him in death.
On June 4, 1988, he married Bobbie Sue Neth, and she survives at the residence.
SIDNEY — The Shelby County Sheriff's Office, Bellefontaine Police Department and the U.S. Marshals Service is looking for a Jackson Center man wanted in connection with a burglary and bank robbery.
Christopher P. Yaeger, 34, last known to reside in Jackson Center, is wanted in Shelby County on one count of felony burglary after allegedly stealing jewelry and a firearm from a home on Nov. 29 and for allegedly robbing a Huntington Bank in Bellefontaine on Dec. 9. Yaeger has been on the run since the robbery.
FORT RECOVERY 52, NEW KNOXVILLE 51
FORT RECOVERY — Too many turnovers towards the end with a precarious lead likely ended the Rangers’ hopes of a Midwest Athletic Conference title and overshadowed what was otherwise a strong performance on the road against one of the state’s best.
ST. MARYS — The St. Marys girls basketball team earned its first Western Buckeye League win, a 34-27 victory over Defiance on Thursday night at Murotech Court.
Ashleigh Falk scored a team-high 13 points and Kelly Heitkamp added 12 points to lead the Riders to their third win of the season.
St. Marys led 15-14 at the half before outscoring the Bulldogs 9-7 in the third quarter and 10-6 in the fourth quarter.
Megan Sewell led Defiance with 16 points.
St. Marys improved to 3-12, 1-5 in the WBL.
Wilbur W. Warner, 90, of 1110 Nagel St., St. Marys, died at 9:07 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on Nov. 19, 1921, in New Bremen, the son of Raleigh and Flora (Lutterbein) Warner, and they preceded him in death.
On June 4, 1949, he married Jean Blank, and she survives at the residence.
Betty A. Bowersock, 84, of 1321 Celina Road, St. Marys, died on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, at her residence.
She was born on Jan. 17, 1928, in St. Marys, to Ralph and Mary (Ruperd) McElroy, and they preceded her in death.
On Jan. 21, 1949, in Celina, she married Norman R. Bowersock, and he preceded her in death on March 23, 2007.
Fred Aukerman Jr., 81, a resident of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, formerly of Findlay, died on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, at Mercer County Community Hospital.
He was born on Aug. 19, 1930, in Wabash, Ind., the son of Fred H. B. and Ruby (Keefer) Aukerman, and they preceded him in death.
On June 5, 1955, at the Oak Grove Church of God in Columbia City, Ind., he married Arline E. Hawn, and she survives at the residence in St. Marys.