June 29th, 2011
Marie L. Cordier, 82, formerly of 08361 Burd Road, Celina, died at 7 a.m. Monday, June 27, 2011, at Hospice of Dayton.
She was born on Dec. 7, 1928, in Wapakoneta, to Guy and Alma (Sandkuhl) Benzing, and they preceded her in death.
On May 24, 1954, in St. Marys, she married Paul F. Cordier, and he preceded her in death on June 22, 2000.
NEW BREMEN — Area village councilors voted to explore the options for an electric substation, as they passed the first reading of a resolution to seek engineering, during their meeting Tuesday evening.
New Bremen Village Councilors passed the first reading of a resolution to authorize Village Administrator Wayne York to seek engineering for upgrades to the village’s Herman Street Substation.
MINSTER — One phone call and five minutes — that’s all it took for Ohio’s governor to get a handful of engineers jobs at Dannon in Minster Tuesday afternoon.
In a visit touting development and investment in Ohio, Gov. John Kasich helped Dannon land engineers to fit its needs at the Minster plant. The job opportunities surfaced during a tour of the plant when the plant manager noted he needed some engineers. Kasich called Ohio State University President E. Gordon Gee who pledged his support.
ST. MARYS — Bryan Householder teaches Spanish to approximately 200 students located all over Ohio at the same time.
He is a teacher for Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT) and teaches his students in an online environment.
After completing his master’s degree online, Householder, a St. Marys resident, said he was intrigued by teaching online classes because of his interests in teaching, Spanish and web design.
New Knoxville Independence Day Celebration Schedule of Events
Saturday, July 2
8 a.m. — Woody A. Piehl Wooden Bat Softball Tournament
8:30 a.m. — 5K Walk/Run — to enter contact Samantha Menke at 567-204-8571
9:30 a.m. — One mile fun run — to enter contact Samantha Menke at 567-204-8571
11 a.m. — Flag ceremony-Cub Scouts
11:30 a.m. — The Way International Choir
Noon — Dodgeball Tournament- Lesia Arnett
WAPAKONETA — With five runs in the last two innings the Wapakoneta ACME baseball team overcame a 5-2 lead to defeat New Bremen 7-5 Tuesday evening at Wapakoneta.
“It was an ugly game at the start,” Wapakoneta assistant coach Nick Sammetinger said. “We got it done in the end with clutch hits and got the runs when we needed them.”
New Bremen coach Logan O’Neil pointed to some mistakes late in the game but praised his team’s effort.
ST. MARYS — The head of the athletic department for the St. Marys School District has stepped down.
Athletic Director Joe Bline issued his resignation Tuesday morning, effective July 31. Bline told The Evening Leader he accepted the same position for the Marysville School District. Bline's decision comes a few days after St. Marys Superintendent Mary Riepenhoff resigned to take a position with Race to the Top.
Mark Douglas Mulligan, 52, of Columbus, died on Friday, June 10, 2011, at his residence.
He was born on May 2, 1959, in Dayton to John Mulligan and Betty (Marchal) Bowersock, and they preceded him in death.
He is survived by three sons, Matthew (Felicia) Mulligan of Griffin, Ga., David Mulligan of Douglas, Ga., Danniel Mulligan of Griffin, Ga.; two grandchildren; four siblings.
He was preceded in death by a sister.
William Holtzhauer, formerly of St. Marys, died on Sunday, June 26, 2011, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Ky.
Arrangements are being completed with the Miller – Long and Folk Funeral Home, 314 W. High St., St. Marys.
Patricia Ann Freeman, 81, of Viera, Fla., died at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at the Wuesthoff Hospice in Rockledge, Fla.
She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Reinhart and Henrietta Amanda (Olson) Hugelen, and they preceded her in death.
She married Clifford D. “Tip” Freeman, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 10, 1995.
She is survived by a daughter, Penny (Jerome) Sanders of N. Miami Beach, Fla.; a son, Barry (Susan) Freeman of Arlington, Va.; a grandson.
She was preceded in death by a sister and a brother.