Archive - 2013
Betty M. Bowsher, 89, of rural Spencerville, died at 3:09 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima following a short illness.
She was born Nov. 25, 1923, in Amanda Township, Allen County, the daughter of Blanche M. (Coon) and Clarence H. Boyer. On June 23, 1944, she married Kenneth E. Bowsher, who died Feb. 21, 1984.
Surviving are three children, Terry E. Bowsher, of Spencerville, Shannon M. Kubinski, of Wapakoneta, and Linda S. Johnston, of Lima.
Jeb T. Johnson, 24, of rural Spencerville, died suddenly at 12:01 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at the St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Emergency Department in Lima.
He was born Dec. 23, 1988, in Columbus, the son of Linda S. (Jones) and James M. Johnson, who survive in Spencerville.
Also surviving are a sister, Lacy (Dustin) Gallaspie, of Spencerville; his maternal grandparents, Helen and James Jones, of Buckland; several aunts and uncles; his best friend, Mike Wolford; and all of the family pets, whom he just loved.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, June and John Johnson.
Carol A. Knoch, 78, of Wapakoneta, died at 7:08 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at the St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born Dec. 22, 1934, in Jackson Township, Shelby County, the daughter of Margaret (Rickert) and Henry C. Christler, who preceded her in death. On Aug. 18, 1956, she married James M. Knoch, and he survives.
Marcile E. Faler, 90, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:15 a.m. Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at The Gardens of Wapakoneta.
She was born April 9, 1923, in Shelby County, the daughter of Mary Estella (Gerdes) and Benjamin Franklin Steenrod, who preceded her in death. On July 26, 1947, she married Marvin Wilson Faler, and he died Feb. 4, 2010.
John V. Stinebaugh, 89, of Wapakoneta, passed away at 3:35 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at Auglaize Acres in Wapakoneta.
He was born March 31, 1924, in Auglaize County, the son of Edith (Weadock) and Oscar Stinebaugh, who preceded him in death.
John is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Joan Cox Earl Stinebaugh.
For many students, back-to-school involves being assigned a locker and a homeroom.
For Ohio Virtual Academy students, this time of year they will be video chatting and messaging teachers through their computers about their new classes.
OHVA Lead Middle School teacher Lisa Jordan said OHVA is not traditional â€śhome schooling.â€ť
â€śAlthough this is at home, itâ€™s not home school,â€ť Jordan said. â€śThis is a public school.â€ť
WAYNESFIELD â€” Waynesfield-Goshen Board of Education members approved Wednesday three-year contracts with teachers and classified staff.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, Sept. 10 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
Wapakoneta city department supervisors have been instructed to complete five-year capital improvement plans for budget purposes, a city administrator says.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, Sept 10 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
From staff reports
The Wapakoneta Redskins, with a win over the Ottawa-Glandorf Titans on Monday, inched one win closer to winning the Western Buckeye League title.
The Redskins’ 5-0 win Monday over O-G moved their WBL record to 7-0 on the season.
Wapak can clinch at least a share of the WBL title with a win Thursday against St. Marys.
At first singles, Kaitlin Snider topped Amy Schmiedebusch, 6-2, 6-4. Allie Zofkie defeated Tiffany Kahle, 6-1, 6-0, in second singles. At third singles, Rachel Roberts beat Haley Recker, 6-1, 6-0.
From staff reports
The Wapakoneta Redskins lost to the Bath Wildkittens, 6-0, on Monday in a Western Buckeye League varsity girls soccer game at Ryan Field.
The loss dropped Wapak to 6-2 overall and 1-2 in the WBL.
The Redskins will play at Celina at 6 p.m. Thursday for their next contest.
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