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Albert J. Bustetter, 92

July 19, 2013

Albert J. Bustetter, 92, of Wapakoneta, died at 8:45 a.m. Friday, July 19, 2013, at Auglaize Acres. He was born July 27, 1920, in Wapakoneta, the son of Frances (Fischer) and John Bustetter, who preceded him in death. On June 5, 1946, he married Evelyn A. Seitz, and she died July 16, 2009.
Survivors include three children, Sister Mary Assumpta “Nancy,” of Euclid, James Bustetter, of North Miami, Fla., and Susan (Tom) Niese, of Wapakoneta; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and his twin brother, Alfred Bustetter.

Roger Patton, 83

July 19, 2013

Roger F. “Bud” Patton 83, of Wapakoneta, died at 9:45 p.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013, at his niece’s residence.
Roger was born Feb. 24, 1930, in Auglaize County, to Lousetta and Robert M. Patton, who preceded him in death.
He is survived by a brother, Paul C. Patton, of Wapakoneta; two nieces, Lora and Jim Wutrich, of Altoona, Pa., and Lisa and Greg Salmons, of Wapakoneta; and several great-nieces and nephews, Mitchell Bailey, Jimmy Wutrich, Nicole Benline, and James Benline; and close friends, Gary and Nancy Foster, of Alaska.

Lunar rovers

July 19, 2013

A passion for cars and talking to people about them is what their owners say brought them out to display their customized, restored and historical vehicles along the streets of downtown Wapakoneta on Friday night.
Chris Sorensen, who restores vehicles, brought a Thunderbird he bought just a month ago to the Aug-Mer Shrine Club Car-Truck-Bike Show. He also brought a Mustang he has been showing for five years.
For complete story, see the Saturday, July 20, edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Six miles of county roads to be repaved

July 19, 2013

A little more than 6 miles of county roadways are to be repaved this year.
Another approximate 5 miles of township roads also are to be repaved as part of the county and townships’ annual paving program approved by Auglaize County commissioners this week.
For complete story, see the Saturday, July 20, edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Bid provide savings

July 19, 2013

The cost of resurfacing 8 1/2 miles of County Road 33A comes at a savings of more than $370,660.
A bid of more than $1.6 million for the project was submitted to the Auglaize County commissioners this week. Auglaize County Engineer Doug Reinhart had estimated that the cost would be closer to $2 million.
For more information see the Saturday, July 20, edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Roger Patton, 83

July 19, 2013

Roger F. “Bud” Patton 83, of Wapakoneta, died at 9:45 p.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013, at his niece’s residence.
Funeral services are scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta. Burial will follow at Fairmount Cemetery near Uniopolis.
Friends may call Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
Other arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Wapakoneta.

Audry Monnin, 80

July 19, 2013

Audry J. Monnin, 80, Hardin Wapak Rd., Botkins, died at 11:25 a.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Oct. 30, 1932, in Shelby County, near Russia, to the late Matilda (Sherman) and Wilbert Monnin. He married Marietta R. Heitkamp on Oct. 2, 1956, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Maria Stein. She survives in Botkins.

Debra Hague, 55

July 19, 2013

Debra K. Hague, 55, of St. Johns, died at 1 a.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima, surrounded by her family.
She was born July 2, 1958, in Coldwater, the daughter of Julietta (Kunk) and Frederick Trafzer. Her mother and step-father, Julietta and Virgil Schwieterman, survive in Celina, and her father and step-mother, Frederick and Mary Trafzer survive in Wapakoneta. On July 21, 1979, she married Dennis A. Hague, and he survives.

Dixon set to perform

July 19, 2013

Staff Writer
Former American Idol competitor Colton Dixon will highlight this year’s Family, Faith and Friends Concert scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday in Harmon Park.
The event is being hosted by the Wapakoneta Area Ministerial Association. Nan Stiger, one of many people helping with the organization of the event, said they expect a big crowd.
“Last year we had about 3,500,” Stiger said. “We are hoping for that and many more this year.”

Livestock interviews tests wits

July 19, 2013

A big smile broke across the face of a young swine showman as he left the table where he was being judged for his livestock project Thursday.
For the full story, see the Friday, July 19 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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