July 3rd, 2014
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.
June 30: A movie for all ages will be shown at 11 a.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library.
Lego Day will be held at 2 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library for grades one through three.
All ages are welcome to stop by the New Knoxville Library from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. today to make a Pinwheel Fourth of July craft.
Don’t miss COSI’s Science Spot at the FJ Stallo Memorial Library from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. today. Kiosks will be set up in the library.
Catherine "Kate" McGill, 100, of St. Marys, formerly of Piqua, passed away at 10:56 p.m. Monday, June 23, 2014, at St. Marys Living Center.
She was born on Aug. 29, 1913, in Piqua, to the late Joseph and Frances (Zahringer) Hirschbolz.
On June 9, 1938, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Piqua, she married Johnny L. McGill. He preceded her in death on Feb. 27, 1993.
Catherine is survived by nieces Anna English, Barbara Aldredge and Claudia Regnier and special friends Jo, Janet and Judy, who were always there for her.
Mina M. Froese, 96, formerly of Coldwater and a resident of Otterbein—St. Marys, died at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Otterbein—St. Marys.
She was born on March 21, 1918, in Long Island, N.Y.
She was the daughter of Arthur and Maria (Belec) Griffin.