Archive - Jun 3, 2011
Robert E. Miars, 80, 1022 Edwards St., St. Marys, died Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at the St. Marys Living Center.
He was born Nov. 13, 1930, the son of Emma (Rohrbach) and Vernon O. Miars.
He is survived by a son, Thomas E. (Deborah) Miars of Panama City Beach, Fla.; and two daughters, Susan A. (Kenneth) Davis, and Linda A. (John) Klosterman, all of St. Marys.
He was preceded in death by a son, Steven E. Miars.
A private family burial will take place at Resthaven Memory Gardens near Moulton.
Friends may call from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys.
Lois Brown, 76, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:42 p.m. Friday, June 3, 2011, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home in Cridersville.
Catherine â€śCathyâ€ť Bontrager, 67, of Middlebury, Ind., died at 2:39 p.m. Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at IU Health Goshen Hospital in Goshen, Ind.
She was born March 23, 1944, in St. Marys, the daughter of Agnes (Schweizer) and Victor Gehrlich. On April 4, 1964, in Fryburg, she married Gene L. Bontrager, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Theodore Bontrager and Todd Bontrager, both of Middlebury, Ind.; and a daughter, Patricia Smith of Garrett, Ind.
A private graveside service will be held at a later date. Burial will be in the Episcopal Cemetery in Bristol, Ind.
Ohio avoided slipping into an economic depression from a recession with the passage of the auto rescue package aimed to aid two U.S. automakers and a myriad of auto parts plants, a U.S. legislator touts.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said the auto rescue package did not just save General Motors (GM) and Chrysler, but it kept hundreds of their suppliers in business and spurred growth in the domestic auto industry.