September 30th, 2014
ST. MARYS — Calvary Christian Fellowship in St. Marys will host a national one-day worship event on Sunday that will link people across the country.
Harvest America, hosted by the Rev. Greg Laurie with Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, Calif., will be speaking live from Dallas, Texas, beginning at 7 p.m. Sunday, at the Nazarene District Center J.E. Shankel Auditorium, located at 272 Jack Oak Point Road in St. Marys. The event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Betty N. Dumbauld, 94, of Celina, passed away at 12:48 a.m. Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, in Briarwood Village in Coldwater.
She was born on May 9, 1920, in Mercer County, to Charles and Mellie (Buck) Howell.
On Oct. 6, 1941, she married Stanley “Si” E. Dumbauld, who preceded her in death.
She is survived by a son, Daniel (Rebecca) Dumbauld of Zionsville, Ind.; a daughter, Debra (Dale) Bruns of Coldwater; a sister-in-law, Lelah Florence Howell of Celina; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and many beloved nieces, nephews and cousins.
Sept. 29: You’re Never Too Old for Story Time will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. today at FJ Stallo Memorial Library. Kids in Kindergarten and up are welcome to come to the library. Call 419-628-2925 or stop by the library to register.
Col. Richard L. Roediger, 77, of Allentown, Pa.; formerly of New Bremen, died on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at home.
He was the son of the late Frank and Leona Roediger.
Richard was the husband of Pamela J. (Schanerberger) Roediger.
He worked at Pet Inc. in Allenton for 35 years as office manager. He also owned Roediger's Auction.
Richard served his country in the Navy for four years.
Gerald D. “Watermelon” Keller, 78, of rural Spencerville, died at 1:10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, at his residence, following an extended illness, with his family at his side.
He had been a Spencer Township Trustee for the past 12 years.
He was born on Jan. 24, 1936, in Spencer Township, Allen County, a son of William L. “Bill” and Ruth M. (Hance) Keller, who preceded him in death.
On May 25, 1957, he married Georgia Mae “Peaches” Wisher, who survives.
Western Buckeye League
Bath 28, St. Marys 21
Wapakoneta 34, Celina 12
Ottawa-Glandorf 48, Defiance 7
Van Wert 31, Elida 28
Kenton 49, Shawnee 7
Midwest Athletic Conference
50 Years Ago This Week – 1964
Sept. 27: Pumpkinfest is today in New Bremen.
The Grand Lake Marathon is today.
The St. Marys Farmers Market will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today next to Dave's BBQ on Celina Road.
Sept. 28: The New Knoxville Historical Society will mark Heritage Days from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Heritage Center. Mike's Open Fire Kettle Chili will be served all afternoon.
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