Archive - Jun 18, 2012
Gale E. Fry, 70, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:06 a.m. Monday, June 18, 2012, at Auglaize Acres.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.
Joseph D. Henne, 99, of Cridersville, died at 5:12 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2012, at St. Ritaâs Medical Center in Lima.
He was born April 23, 1913, in Salem Township, near Kossuth, the son of the late Ethel (Richardson) and Daniel Richardson Henne. On July 31, 1937 he married Evelyn Ludene Rasneor who died November 2, 2006.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home in Cridersville.
Ferd F. Heller, 86, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:50 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2012, at St. Ritaâs Medical Center in Lima.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.
Other arrangements are incomplete at the funeral home.
Jeanette P. Thobe, 77, of New Knoxville, died at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater.
She was born March 11, 1935, in Maria Stein, the daughter of Magdelena (Hoelscher) and Henry Rutschilling. On Aug. 9, 1954, she married Arthur J. Thobe, and he preceded her in death on June 10, 2005.
Benjamin F. âBenâ Yale, 60, died at 11:58 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at Lima Memorial Health System.
Ben was born Sept. 4, 1951, in Lima, the son of to Edith (Dancy) and E. Benjamin Yale, and they preceded him in death. On April 14, 1973, in Belle Center, he married Bonnie Gay, and she survives in Waynesfield.
Whether it was fire or rain, the elements could not put a damper on the Buckland Fireman’s Festival held Saturday in this village, northwest of Wapakoneta.
Firefighters with the Buckland Fire Department responded Friday night to Easy Campgrounds near St. Marys while setting the festival up. They had already been called out earlier Friday afternoon for a mutual aid call. They were again called on another fire run Saturday night.
The city’s Water Fund needs help to make payments on the new $8.6 million water plant and $1.4 million water line improvements, the mayor says, so rates will likely increase later this year.
A review of city water bills by Wapakoneta city administrators revealed the increase proposed by Wapakoneta City Council members is necessary, Mayor Rodney Metz told the Wapakoneta Daily News Sunday, after confusion regarding the calculation of the bill arose during the May 21 meeting. Councilors are to expected to vote on the ordinance tonight.