September 7th, 2012
Two Auglaize County Junior Fair Board members are honored to be recognize with a prestigious award.
Buckeye Beavers 4-H Club member Sarah Wilker, of St. Marys, and Auglaize Leaders of Tomorrow 4-H Club member Hayley Miller, of Wapakoneta, were the recipients of the Eric Vogel Memorial Award after the Auglaize County Fair.
Howard Crocker, 70, of Cridersville, died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012.
Surviving are a wife, Linda; two sons, Jim and John; a daughter-in-law, Barb; and a son-in-law, Daniel.
He worked as an independent contractor for the Wapakoneta Daily News delivering newspapers to the Botkins area.
Services are at 2 p.m. today at Baird-Freeman Funeral Home in Portland, Ind.
Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Annabelle Lucille Tangeman, 98, died at 3:15 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, at Auglaize Acres in Wapakoneta.
She was born March 29, 1914, in Auglaize County, near Buckland and Wapakoneta, the daughter of Ruth Regina (Newland) Weimert and George Henry Harruff, and they preceded her in death. On Dec. 24, 1932, at the home of Reverand A.M. Daehnke in Cridersville, she married Virgil Franklin Tangeman.
Residents should expect further changes to Wapakoneta’s curfew law after a nearly two hour discussion on three principal sections of the city legislation.
Dedicated civil servant. Talented musician. Local historian. Generous and courteous gentleman. That about sums it up when describing the 2012 Outstanding Auglaize County Senior Citizen.
Vern Doenges, former county auditor, dance band warbler, collector of postcards and author of the daily “Looking Backward” column, and “all-around good guy” will be honored Sept. 18 during the annual celebration of senior citizens at the Auglaize County Council on Aging (ACCA).
Wapakoneta city administrators recently started the process to receive state and federal funds in wake of the June 29 storm which caused millions in damage to the area.
Wapakoneta Safety-Service Director Bill Rains informed Wapakoneta City Council members Wednesday he attended meetings with local Emergency Management Agency (EMA) and members of FEMA where he initiated the paperwork to secure grant money for the city.
Gary L. McCoy Sr., 64, of Wapakoneta, passed away at 5:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, at Lima Manor.
He was born Oct. 27, 1947, in Canton, Ill., the son of Betty Jo (Hukill) and Richard McCoy, who preceded him in death.
On Aug. 28, 1972, he married Judy L. McBeth, who survives in Wapakoneta.
Also surviving are two sons, Craig McCoy and Richard McCoy; a daughter, Michelle Schrober; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Karen Jo Reed and Kathy Blumenstein.
He was preceded in death by a son, Gary McCoy Jr., and a brother,, Michael McCoy.
Rebecca Suzanne âBeckyâ Mosler, 65, was called home by the Lord at 9:28 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, at her residence. Her husband and children were at her side as she peacefully departed after a courageous battle with breast cancer.
Becky was born Aug. 19, 1947, in Lima, the daughter of Mary Louise (Gehrlich) and Elmer Neumeier. Her father preceded her in death. On Aug. 20, 1966, she married the love of her life, Thomas J. Mosler, who survives.
Most adults can recall a special moment from when they were kids that they will remember all their lives.
The members of this year’s Uniopolis Browns youth football team will always remember the 2012 season — and it hasn’t even officially started yet.
In their final preseason scrimmage, the Uniopolis Browns tangled with the Shawnee Seminoles in front of what will likely be their largest audience of the year — 54,297 screaming fans, complete with the Dawg Pound.
A city administrator plans to examine the parking situation near Max’s Dairy Bar to ensure proper traffic flow at the intersection of East Benton and Bellefontaine streets.
Wapakoneta resident Paul Janning brought the parking issue to Wapakoneta City Council’s attention during Wednesday’s meeting. He presented two photographs showing no curb markings or yellow paint, which is typically used to indicate a no parking area, on the curb along the north side of East Benton Street, and one showing traffic congestion.