July 28th, 2014
Eddie George talks about the 2014 Ohio State Buckeyes.
Mary K. Houser, 82, of Mendon, died at 2:17 p.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center, of natural causes.
She was born on Feb. 17, 1932, in Van Wert County, to parents Harley and Violet (Wheeler) Washburn, both of whom preceded her in death.
On June 30, 1951, she married William Houser, who preceded her in death on July 25, 2005.
Edith M. Stroh, 94, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:43 p.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Otterbein Cridersville, from complications of a recent stroke.
She was born on Jan. 28, 1920, in Wapakoneta, the daughter of Joseph and Sarah (Higgins) Kohler, who preceded her in death.
On July 9, 1942, she married Harold V. Stroh, and he survives.
William “Bill” Poeppelman, 91, of Minster, died at 10:10 p.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at Elmwood of New Bremen.
He was born on May 7, 1923, in Minster, to the late Bernard (Ben) and Mary (Schelhaus) Poeppelman.
He married Martha A. Knostman on June 27, 1947, in Minster. She preceded him in death on Feb. 19, 2009.
FORT RECOVERY — Approximately 6,000 people will descend on Fort Recovery this weekend for the National Tractor Pull Association Grand National Tournament.
The event will feature truck and tractor pullers who will fight to obtain the top scores, working for weeks to perfect an 11-second pull.
Promoter Nick Dues said a tractor pull involves a pantagraph system of weights, where as it’s pulled the weight shifts toward the front of the vehicle.
Thomas A. Broyles, 72, of Ottawa, and Wildwood, Fla., died on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at his residence at Continental Country Club in Wildwood, Fla.
He was born on Dec. 22, 1942, in St. Marys to Warren and Virginia (Fischer) Broyles.
Roger A. Wiehe, 72, of 751 Deford St., Celina, died on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at his residence after a long illness.
He was born on Sunday, Jan. 25, 1942, in New Bremen, the son of Victor and Marie (Luebkeman) Wiehe.
He married Sandra Fannon on Sept. 11, 1970, in Celina, and she survives at the residence.
He is also survived by two daughters, Wendy Wiehe Hooper, of Virginia, and Kimberly (Tony) Woods, of St. Marys; and by three grandchildren, Darren Sturgill, Hunter Woods and Mackenzie Woods.
John K. “Hiney” Barhorst, 61, of Fort Recovery Road, Fort Loramie, passed away on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in the Wilson Memorial Hospital Emergency Room.
He had been in an automobile accident on Ohio 47, but the cause of the accident has not yet been determined.
He was born on Nov. 7, 1952, in Sidney, to the late Henry and Mary (Spillers) Barhorst.
On June 20, 1992, at Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Newport, John married Anne Marie (Kremer) Barhorst, who survives at home.
July 25: The Celina Lake Festival is today.
Lego fans are invited to New Bremen Library for Lego Club Friday at 10 a.m. today.
The St. Marys and Awaji City Youth Delegates will host a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the gazebo in Memorial Park. The lunch is provided through donations and donations are accepted.
July 24: New Bremen Public Library will host story time for those 3 to 5 at 10:30 a.m. today.
Preschool Storytime will be at 10:30 a.m. today at New Knoxville Library for children ages 3 to 5.