April 10th, 2012
It’s for those who are serving. It’s for those who served and came home. It’s for those who have the scars of war. It’s for those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Wapakoneta resident and Vietnam War veteran Ralph Reynolds is raising funds to erect an 8-foot tall, 3-foot wide, 12-inch thick marble monument for the entrance at Veterans Memorial Park. The memorial would honor the soldiers who fought during Operation Iraqi Freedom in Iraq and Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
WAYNESFIELD — Waynesfield-Goshen Board of Education members discussed making a radical change to its schedule during Monday’s meeting.
William J. âBillâ Koenig, 92, of Wapakoneta, died at 7:43 p.m. Saturday, April 7, 2012, at Kindred Hospital in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Long & Folk Chapel of Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.
Madella Schnippel, 79, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:30 a.m. Sunday, April 8, 2012, at St. Ritaâs Medical Center in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.
Deb Yahn, 58, of St. Marys, died Sunday, April 8, 2012, at Golden Living Center â Valley in St. Marys.
Arrangements are incomplete with the Miller Funeral Homes in St. Marys.
Eugene E. Kettler, 81, of Kettlersville, died at 1:12 p.m. Saturday, April 7, 2012, at the Fairhaven Home in Sidney.
He was born Feb. 19, 1931, near Kettlersville, the son of Ruth (Egbert) and Homer Kettler. On March 10, 1951, he married Ethel Mae Howell, who died on Oct. 11, 2008.
Surviving are two sons; Steven Kettler, of Botkins, and David Kettler, of Kettlersville; and two daughters, Sharon Lenhart, of Jackson Center, and Marianne Snider, of Botkins.
Virginia M. âGinnyâ Krites, 80, of Cridersville, died at 8:47 a. m. Saturday, April 7, 2012, at St. Ritaâs Medical Center in Lima.
She was born Jan. 26, 1932, in Lima, to Leademia (Spyker) and Charles F. Stevenson. On March 11, 1951, she married Robert C. Krites, and he survives in Cridersville.
Ned E. Keiber, 82, of Wapakoneta, died at 5:30 a.m. Saturday, April 7, 2012, at his residence.
He was born Oct. 16, 1929, in Wapakoneta, the son of Hazel (Wellington) and Earl W. Keiber, who preceded him in death. On Feb. 9, 1957, he married Margaret June Peak, and she survives.
Carl P. Rosengarten, 83, of Wapakoneta, died at 10:55 a.m. Thursday, April 5, 2012, at Wapa-koneta Manor.
He was born Nov. 26, 1928, in Sidney, the son of Francis (Lump) and Julius Rosengarten, who preceded him in death. On March 11, 1955, he married Mary E. Bellamy, who died Jan. 11, 2006.
CRIDERSVILLE — An area councilor gave insight on an idea that went over well with the rest of his colleagues.
Cridersville Village Council members recently discussed an idea that should allow them to keep a closer tab on expenditures in the village.
Councilor Tony Zuppardo recommended department directors for the village, including those overseeing the fire, police and water departments, should give a monthly report on what kind of call load there was for that month, how many hours of overtime were worked and why it was needed.