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Archive - Jun 2013

June 21st

Retiree: Always wanted to be a teacher

June 21, 2013

As far back as she can remember, Deb Katterheinrich loved to play school.
“Many times it was with imaginary students, but even if I had real friends to play with, I was always the teacher,” said Katterheinrich, who retired at the end of the school year from teaching at Cridersville Elementary School.
For more on this story see the Saturday, June 22, edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Gary D. Sheipline, 72

June 21, 2013

Gary D. Sheipline, 72, of Wapakoneta, and Nokomis, Fla., died unexpectedly of heart failure Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Venice Regional Hospital, in Venice, Fla.
Gary’s family consisted of his wife, Madelaine, and his brother, Larry (Karen) Sheipline, of Hershey, Pa. His parents, Leonard and Fredonia Sheipline, preceeded him in death.

James A. LaMarr, 75

June 21, 2013

James A. LaMarr, 75, of Waynesfield, died Wednesday afternoon, June 19, 2013, at Indian Lake, while boating.
He was born Aug. 19, 1937, in Allen County, the son of Gladys (Fullerton) and Edgar LaMarr, who preceded him in death. He was married to Sandra LaMarr, and she died Aug. 28, 1995.
Survivors include, three children, David LaMarr, of Florida, Paul LaMarr, of Australia, and Jennifer LaMarr, of Lubbock, Texas; six grandchildren; a brother, Dennis (Linda) LaMarr, of Wapakoneta; a sister, Judy (Terry) Rinehart, of Waynesfield; and a sister-in-law, Virginia LaMarr, of Wapakoneta.

Roger L. Metz, 80

June 21, 2013

Roger L. Metz, 80, 16487 State Route 274, Botkins, passed away at 3:15 a.m. Friday, June 21, 2013, at Cridersville Health Care Center, in Cridersville.
He was born on Sept. 19, 1932, in Anna, the son of the late Sadie (Herring) and Charles Metz. On Sept. 15, 1956, he married Carolyn (Helmlinger) Metz, who survives.

Esther J. Wical, 85

June 21, 2013

Esther J. Wical, 85, of Botkins, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2013, at 5:54 p.m. at Dorothy Love Retirement Community.
She was born on Jan. 29, 1928, in Franklin Township, Shelby County, the daughter of the late Ora (Billing) and Alfred Knasel. She married M. “Wayne” Wical on Jan. 22, 1964, and he died on August 29, 1980.
She is survived by her two children, Jennifer L. Wical and Jeffery W. Wical, both of Botkins; a brother, Paul (Ingrid) Knasel, of North Brook, Ill.; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins, who all had a special place in her heart.

Riders: Wapak is ‘friendly’ to GOBA

June 21, 2013

Staff Writer
Wisconsin. Maryland. Kentucky. Georgia. Even Canada.
Riders from many different places echoed a common sentiment as the Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure (GOBA) passed through Wapakoneta.
“What a friendly town.”
Cyclists had nearly all good things to say about the hospitality of Wapakoneta as many of the riders took the 100-mile loop Thursday that took them through the city. Riders are finishing up the week-long event by traveling from New Bremen to Sidney today and back to Urbana, the starting place, on Saturday. This year marks GOBA’s 25th anniversary.

Helping hands

June 21, 2013

Hundreds of bicyclists converged Thursday on Wapakoneta during an excursion to the city as part of a two-day layover in New Bremen — and local people and businesses seized on the opportunity to show the riders the city residents’ best.
For the complete story, see the Friday, June 21 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Wapak Country Club clubhouse face lift

June 21, 2013

The Wapakoneta Country Club Board of Trustees recently announced the completion of clubhouse and pro shop renovations and will hold an open house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday to give area residents their first glimpse at the new look.
For the complete story, see the Friday, June 21 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Collision on U.S. 33

June 21, 2013

ST. MARYS — Multiple injuries have been reported stemming from a two-vehicle collision on westbound U.S. 33, just east of St. Marys this morning.

Sources on the scene said the collision involved a bus and a vehicle that reportedly left the rest area going the wrong way on U.S. 33. No further details have been released. More information will be posted when available and check Saturday's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News for an update.

ACME: Wapak handles 'Riders

June 21, 2013

Sports Editor

ST. MARYS — The Wapakoneta ACME team piled up 14 hits resulting in 11 runs over their final four at-bats to keep distance from the St. Marys ACME in a 16-8 win Thursday in summer baseball action at Geiger Park.

The win moved Wapak’s record to 7-4 overall this summer.

St. Marys opened the scoring with a single run in the bottom of the second.

The Redskins then manufactured at least two runs in each of their next five at-bats.

After three times at bats, Wapak had 10 baserunners, none of whom reached on a base hit.

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