Archive - 2013
Virgil E. Beam, 76, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:13 a.m. Monday, March 11, 2013, at his residence surrounded by his family.
He was born Jan. 5, 1937, in Belmore, the son of Doris (Newell) and Fred W. & Beam, who preceded him in death. On Oct. 22, 1960, he married Joyce B. Fortman, and she survives.
Beth Adel Sproul, 66, of Cridersville, died Sunday, March 10, 2013, at her residence, following a lengthy, courageous battle with melanoma.
She was born June 11, 1946, in Rochester, Pa., to Betty Harn and Claude Sheline. Her mother survives in Beaver Falls, Pa. On March 9, 1963, she married James Sproul, who survives in Cridersville. On March 9, 2013, Beth and Jim celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
Irene I. Lunz, 90, of Wapakoneta, died at 9:55 p.m. Friday, March 8, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born June 12, 1922, in New Bremen, the daughter of Lydia Elizabeth (Schneider) and Glendor Charles Jung, who preceded her in death. On June 12, 1946, she married Elmer A. Lunz, who died July 24, 1973.
Surviving are a daughter, Diane E. Lunz, of Wapakoneta; a son, Donald R. Lunz, of Ottawa; two sisters-in-law, Louise Jung, of Wapakoneta, and Sue Jung, of Columbus; and numerous nieces and nephews.
John L. Sudman, 61, of Wapakoneta, died at 5:01 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born Dec. 16, 1931, in Celina, to Martha (Young) and Howard Sudman, who preceded him in death. His father passed away when he was very young, and his mother later married Homer DeArmond, who has also passed. On July 7, 1979, he married Diana (Saintignon) Sudman, who survives in Wapakoneta.
David L. Britt, 66, of Jackson Center, passed away at 9:31 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Kindred Hospital in Lima.
He was born Feb. 6, 1947, in Sidney, to the late Clara (Brown) and Claude Britt. On Jan. 27, 1968, he married the former Sharon Jerviss, and she preceded him in death on May 20, 2001.
The West Ohio High School Bowling Conference held it awards banquet March 10 at Romer’s Catering St. Henry, Ohio.
The event featured four PBA players, Brian Kretzer, Chris Loschetter, Ronnie Russell and Kyle Bigelow.
The Wapakoneta Redskins brought home many awards.
CRIDERSVILLE — Elected officials in a northern Auglaize County village are talking about potentially raising the water rates on their residents.
Finance Committee and Utilities Committee members met last week and informed Cridersville Village Council members Monday on the status of a possible water rate hike.
“At our joint committee meeting we discussed the future rates for water and the possibility of increasing them,” councilor Paul Lynch, who chairs the Utilities Committee, said. “There was no decision at that time.”
Waynesfield-Goshen Local Schools Superintendent Chris Pfister is one of several school administrators scheduled to testify in front of the state’s House of Representatives Primary and Secondary Education Subcommittee concerning Kasich’s recently released new funding model for public schools.
No easing into this year’s Auglaize County Fair schedule, the Auglaize County Agricultural Society, or Fair Board, secretary says, the entertainment and livestock shows should start “with a bang” on Sunday and should continue with an exciting schedule the entire week “without easing up.”
John L. Sudman 61, of Wapakoneta died at 5:01 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.