Archive - Jun 2, 2011
John M. â€śJackâ€ť Lunz, 75, 302 Columbia St., St. Marys, died at 4:40 a.m. Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at Lima Memorial Hospital.
He was born June 13, 1935, in Dayton, the son of Cora (Myers) and Alvin E. Lunz. On Sept. 22, 1961, he married Sally Silvers, and she survives at the residence.
He is survived by two sons, John E. (Jennifer) Lunz, and David (Melissa) Lunz, all of St. Marys.
Services are at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Miller-Long & Folk Funeral Home in St. Marys, the Rev. Charles Richtmyer officiating. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery.
Dean A. Brewer, 71, 712 W. North St., St. Marys, died at 3:55 p.m. Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born Sept. 28, 1939, in Sneedville, Tenn., the son of Dora (Mathis) and Huston Brewer. On Dec. 10, 1957, he married Ethel Mullins, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, David (Julia) Brewer, and Jarrod (Carmen) Brewer, both of St. Marys; and two daughters, Robin Brewer and Debbie (Dale) Ball, both of St. Marys.
Dorothy Jean Breneman, 84, of Wapakoneta, passed away the morning of May 30, 2011, at her residence.
S h e was born May 14, 1 9 2 7 , in Hardin County, the daughter of Olevia (Johnson) and Artie Gossard. Both parents are deceased. On Jan.1, 1949, she married Victor L. Breneman who preceded her in death April 30, 2001.
WAYNESFIELD â€” By now the journey to Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus has become a familiar one for the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers.
They will make that trek once again for the Division III state track and field meet Friday and Saturday on the campus of the Ohio State University.
And if all goes well, theyâ€™ll be bringing some hardware home with them.
W-Gâ€™s best bet for a state champion is the girls 400-meter relay team of senior Abbey Gray, junior Morgan Horn, senior Frankie James and junior Ivy Horn.
Wapakoneta opened the 2011 ACME season with a win, edging Indian Lake 3-1 on Wednesday at Wapakoneta High School.
â€ś[Y]ou could tell some of these guys have not played for a couple of weeks,â€ť Wapak coach Nick Sammetinger said. â€śI am happy with the performance but will continue to challenge each player to improve every day.â€ť
Marshall Gerlach threw a complete-game, five-hitter for the win. Gerlach threw just 89 pitches, 67 of them for strikes.
He struck out 14 and walked just two. He allowed just one run, an unearned run in the seventh inning.
A local garden club is hosting a tour of local gardens in Wapakoneta on Sunday.
The Roots and Shoots Garden Club will have a tour of five private gardens and one public garden in the area. This event will be held from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday.
â€śLocal home owners have graciously opened their beautiful gardens for public viewing to benefit the Roots and Shoots Garden Club,â€ť member of the Roots and Shoots Garden Club Michele Bishop said.
The newest trustee appointed to serve on the Wapakoneta Area Community Foundation is fulfilling her late mother-in-lawâ€™s last term.
Denise Wintzer is to serve for Mary Alice Wintzer, one of the boardâ€™s original members since 1989, through her termâ€™s expiration on Oct. 31, 2015.
While Denise Wintzer said no one can replace her mother-in-law, she was looking forward to the position and its ability to allow her to give back to her community.
Larry Tester, who serves as the foundationâ€™s executive director, said the younger Wintzer came highly recommended.
With renewal of a contract with an international realtor pending, Wapakoneta Area Economic Development Council (WAEDC) members discussed ways they would improve the deal.
WAEDC Executive Director Greg Myers said he believes renewing the contract, which came up for review this May as it creeps toward its one year anniversary, would be beneficial for Wapakoneta as city administrators continue to seek investment into the 471-acre Job Ready Site certified manufacturing site.