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Patricia Pack, 54

July 5, 2013

Patricia Ann Pack, 54, of Wapakoneta, died at 7:52 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital Emergency Room in St. Marys.
She was born Jan. 2, 1959, in Lima, the daughter of Myrtle (Adkins) and Raymond Pack, who preceded her in death.

Freedoms Colors honors veterans

July 5, 2013

Managing Editor
A set of light tan boots, one laced up and the other missing its lace with desert sand underneath them, sit in front of a military rifle in a stand with a helmet on the butt. The symbol of a fallen warrior — in this case to honor Jon Michael Schoolcraft III.
His widow donated the items in his memory. Schoolcraft, of Cridersville, died in January 2008 during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Festival fires up locals with fun, fireworks

July 5, 2013

Keaton and Kyle Lenhart chase miniature basketballs around their booth at the St. Joseph Catholic Church’s annual Fourth of July Festival as young shooters try to get them into small baskets for prizes.
For the full story, see the Friday, July 5 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

LEPC honored by state

July 5, 2013

A new, detailed inspection form being used by the county is receiving recognition at the state level.
For the full story, see the Friday, July 5 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

ACME: Roughriders get revenge on Wapak in 12-4 win

July 5, 2013

Sports Editor

MINSTER — It took four meetings for St. Marys to finally beat Wapakoneta this summer, but the wait was worthwhile.

St. Marys came back to record a 12-4 win Thursday over Wapakoneta in the losers bracket final, in the double-elimination Auglaize County ACME sectional baseball tournament, held at Hanover Street Park in Minster. With the win, St. Marys clinched a berth in the ACME district tournament which starts July 10.

Garman still on disabled list, weighing future options

July 5, 2013

Sports Editor

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Brian Garman is still on the disabled list and currently weighing his options for the near future.

Garman, a Wapakoneta native, is a relief pitcher for the Huntsville (Ala.) Stars, a Double-A minor league baseball affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers.

Garman was placed on the 7-day disabled list June 24.

To find out if he could be cleared to return to action, Garman said he attempted to throw for the first time since his injury Monday, the first day he was eligible to be activated. But the throwing session did not go well, he said.

Amanda Cope, 26

July 5, 2013

Amanda M. Cope, 26, of Cridersville, died at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 29, 2013, at home.
She was born Dec. 31, 1986, in Lima, to Margaret A. (Mullins) and Mike E. Cope, who survive in Cridersville.
Amanda was a graduate of Wapakoneta High School, Class of 2005.
She is survived by three children: Espn Wolfe and Bentley Wolfe, of Wapakoneta, and Serenity N. Cope, at home; a brother Joseph M. Cope, at home; and a step-sister, Christina Cope, of Allegan, Mich.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Bayliff and Son Funeral Home in Cridersville.

Peggy McKenzie, 74

July 5, 2013

Peggy Sue McKenzie 74, of Wapakoneta, died at 5 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at her residence.
She was born on Nov.1, 1938, in McPherson, Kan., to Zelma and Buck Jones, who preceded her in death. On Nov 2, 1956, she married Maxey McKenzie and, he survives.
Also Surviving are three children, Jeff McKenzie, Jenny (Jeff) Moon, and Janie (Gary) Hickfang; a sister, Norlene (Bernie) Cotterman; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Bud Jones.

Patricia Pack, 54

July 5, 2013

Patricia A. Pack, 54, of Wapakoneta, died at 7:52 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at the Joint Township District Memorial Hospital Emergency Room in St. Marys.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Joyce Patton, 53

July 5, 2013

Joyce (Stewart) Patton, 53, 137 Mound Street, Sindey, passed away at 3:15 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at her residence.
She was born Sept. 7, 1959 in Sidney, the daughter of the late Dorothy (Zedeker) and Ralph Stewart.
Joyce is survived by a son, Zachary Martin, of Sidney.
A Celebration of Joyce’s Life will be held at from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Monday at the Cromes Funeral Home, 302 S. Main Ave., Sidney.

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