September 30th, 2011
Anna Louise Koch, 101, of Venice, Fla., formerly of Wapakoneta, died on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at her residence.
Friends may call from 4p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Schlosser Funeral Home and Cremation Services 615 N. Dixie Hwy., Wapakoneta, where arrangements are incomplete.
Elmer H. Will, 88, of 15 N. Jefferson St., New Bremen, died at 5:39 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, at the St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.
He was born on Jan. 4, 1923, in Carthagena. He was the son of Ferd D. and Ida F. (Kaup) Will.
Charles L. Steinke, 81, of West Cisco Road, Sidney, passed away of natural causes on Friday morning, Sept. 30, 2011, at Dorothy Love Retirement Community, Sidney.
He was born on April 1, 1930, in Burkettsville, to the late Isadore and Bertha (Tumbusch) Steinke.
On Oct. 27, 1951, at Precious Blood Catholic Church in Chickasaw, Charles married Armella (Bills) Steinke who survives.
Defiance at St. Marys
Overall Series: St. Marys leads series 26-18
Last Played: 2010
(Defiance won 13-7)
Last St. Marys win: 2008
Longest Winning Streak: Defiance has won four of the last five meetings against St. Marys, including last year’s 38-21 win at Skip Baughman Stadium.
History warns the St. Marys football team against underestimating the Defiance Bulldogs.
Fort Recovery at Minster
MINSTER — The Minster Wildcats got back in the win column last week and they look to make another midseason run as they play host to the Fort Recovery Indians Friday night.
Minster (3-2, 1-2 MAC) used a strong defensive effort to turn away the New Bremen Cardinals 27-7. The Wildcats picked off three passes and used a strong ground attack to earn their first league win of the year.
Boys Sectional Golf
Division II at Country Acres
KALIDA — St. Marys freshman Carter Bowman advanced to the district tournament by firing a 76 for the Roughriders at Country Acres on Thursday.
The Riders finished fifth as a team with 350 strokes.
Along with Bowman’s 76, St. Marys’ Will Paulus shot an 88, Austin Riggs shot a 91, Alex Dammeyer had a 95 and Colin Burke shot a 100.
Elsworth J. “Red” Emans, 89, of Celina, died at 12:46 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
He was born on Aug. 12, 1922, in Mendon, to Austin Oliver and Mae Zillah (Rhoades) Emans, and they preceded him in death.
On Aug. 19, 1944, he married Doris I. Winter, and she preceded him in death on March 27, 2004.
Douglas E. Weaver, 57, of 15784 Koenig Road, St. Marys, died on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011, at University Hospital in Cincinnati.
He was born on May 28, 1954, in Coldwater, to Elmer and Mary Jane (Monnier) Weaver, and they survive him in Minster.
On Jan. 13, 1979, in St. Marys, he married Donna Jean Wogaman, and she survives.
NEW KNOXVILLE — Elementary students are showing kindness and compassion to be ROCKs this year in conjunction with the school’s Rachel’s Challenge program.
ST. MARYS — Local lake officials praised the results of Wednesday’s report on the alum treatment of Grand Lake St. Marys and noted it was a step in the right direction.
“It was a necessary item to keep the lake moving forward this summer,” Grand Lake St. Marys Restoration Commission Facilitator Tom Knapke said during a teleconference with regional media. “We appreciated it immensely.”