Archive - Jul 2013
James H. “Jim” Schaub, 75, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:55 p.m. Monday, July 22, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System of complications following open heart surgery.
He was born Dec. 7, 1937, in rural Wapakoneta, the son of Ella (Morris) and Lewis Schaub, who preceded him in death. On Feb 5, 1964, he married Betty J. Carroll, and she survives.
Staff Sergeant Sonny C. Zimmerman, 25, of Lima, formerly of Waynesfield, was killed in action Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in Afghanistan.
Sonny was born Aug. 21, 1987, in Lima to Michelle (Turner) and Chris Zimmerman. His father survives in Waynesfield, his mother survives in Waynesfield, and his step-father David Fischbach, survives in Ottoville. On Sept. 30, 2012, he married Morgan McGhee, and she survives in Lima.
â€śTerribleâ€ť Ted E. Shelby, 57, of Mendon, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013, after losing his long battle with cancer.
He was born in St. Marys, to the late Dorothy â€śDotâ€ť and Ned Shelby.
Before graduating from St. Marys Memorial High School in 1973, Ted had already developed a strong interest in cars (he was very proud that as a teenager, he owned not one, but two 1970 Pontiac Trans Ams). After high school, he went on to attend the GM Automotive Service Education Program.
James H. Schaub, 75, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:55 p.m. Monday, July 22, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.
Betty L. Stolzenburg, 81, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:15 a.m. Monday July 22, 2013, at Auglaize Acres in Wapakoneta.
She was born Nov. 11, 1931, in St. Marys, the daughter of Mary (Heath) and Otis Chilcoat, who preceded her in death. On April 12, 1948, she married Vernon F. Stolzenburg, and he died Dec. 25, 2012.
Surviving are four sons, Gary (Annette) Stolzenburg, of Vernon, Wash., Rick (Kim) Stolzenburg, of Wapakoneta, Randy (Rebecca) Stolzenburg, of Wapakoneta, and Steven Stolzenburg, of Wapakoneta; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Nancy L. Denney, 70, left this earth and gained her wings at 4:05 a.m. Monday, July 22, 2013, at Shawnee Manor after a courageous battle against cancer.
She was born on Dec. 6, 1942, in Lima, to Carmen (Dardio) and Russell White, who preceded her in death. On Sept. 2, 1961 she married Richard â€śPatâ€ť Denney, who survives in Wapakoneta.
WAYNESFIELD â€” Members from several area veterans organizations gathered Monday and presented flags to the parents and the wife of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sonny Zimmerman, who died last Tuesday while serving in Afghanistan.
Members from the VFW Post 8445 menâ€™s and womenâ€™s auxiliaries, the Ohio District 2 Womenâ€™s Auxiliary, Freedomâ€™s Colors, and the Wapakoneta AMVETS served on the Color Guard as the flags were presented to Zimmermanâ€™s father, Chris, at his home in Waynesfield, and to his wife, Morgan, and step-daughter, Riley, at their home in Fort Shawnee.
WAYNESFIELD â€” Waynesfield Village Council members appear to have reached a compromise with two residents in the village concerning a proposal for new regulations governing farm animals within the village corporation limit.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, July 23 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
A woman who pushed a cart full of groceries out of Walmart without paying for them Friday was apprehended by Allen County Sheriffâ€™s Office deputies later that day.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, July 23 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News
The crowd and other participants at the 2013 Summer Moon Festivalâ€™s Youth Talent Show spurred on the acts and made them feel really welcomed, one of the returning performer says.
Ten acts, comprised of 15 youths aged 8 through 18, participated in the show on Saturday afternoon before a crowd of approximately 150 people gathered in the Festival Tent.
â€śI really liked the fact that most people were cheering you on this time â€” the crowd and the other competitors,â€ť said 12-year-old Jenna Dodds, who sang â€śOur Songâ€ť by Taylor Swift with her best friend Elora Freistuhler.