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August 14th

Larry Shaffer, 71

August 14, 2013

Larry Lee Shaffer, 71, of Wapakoneta, died the morning of Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013 at his home.
He was born on Oct. 18, 1941, in Auglaize County, the son of the late Myrle (Weber) and Farren Shaffer. On Jan. 30, 1965, in Westminster, he married Joyce Cummings, who passed on Nov. 8, 2010.
Larry is survived by a son, Shannon Shaffer, of Wapakoneta; two daughters, April (Ron) Barnt, of Wapakoneta, and Amber (Denny) Moran, of Wapakoneta; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Exchange student dies

August 14, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
A German exchange student staying with a host family in Wapakoneta was killed Tuesday on an annual rafting trip in West Virginia.
Luca Kötterheinrich, 16, was on a commercial rafting trip on the Lower New River at the Keeney Rapids, when he was ejected at approximately 2:40 p.m.
Robin Snyder, chief of visitor services for the New River Gorge National River, said Kötterheinrich was ejected from the raft along a middle rapid and hit a known undercurrent rock.

Local officials check out log jam removal on Auglaize River

August 14, 2013

SOUTHWORTH – Officials from several entities met Tuesday to check out progress on the Auglaize River log jam project.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, Aug. 14 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Schools to hold open houses

August 14, 2013

Wapakoneta City Schools administrators and teachers are inviting students and parents to join them in a back-to-school celebration.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, Aug. 14 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

August 13th

Wapak opens season 6th at Piqua tourney

August 13, 2013

Sports Editor

The Wapakoneta Redskins opened their 2013 season with a sixth-place finish out of 18 teams Monday in the Homan Invitational at Piqua Country Club in Piqua.

The Redskins totaled 349 strokes as a team.

Drew Wayman led Wapak with an 80 for 18 holes.

“Drew played steady throughout the round, as he recorded 10 pars and eight bogeys,” Wapak varsity coach Kenny Wayman said. “He hit the ball well, but the greens were the culprit for a really good round.”

Wapak handles W-G

August 13, 2013

Sports Editor

WAYNESFIELD — The Wapakoneta Redskins won their first match of the season Monday as they handled the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers, 188-238, in non-league varsity girls golf action at Prairie View Golf Club in Waynesfield.

Monday’s result evened both teams’ 2013 overall records at 1-1.

The Redskins’ top four scorers each bested the Tigers’ top scorer.

Margaret Kantner, 87

August 13, 2013

Margaret L. Kantner, 87, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:15 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services, in Wapakoneta.

New Bremen defeats W-G

August 13, 2013

From staff reports

The Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers were defeated by the New Bremen Cardinals, 171-186, on Monday in a non-league varsity boys golf match at Prairie View Golf Club in Waynesfield.

The loss was W-G’s first of the season, moving the Tigers to 1-1 overall.

Trey Crumrine led W-G with a 41. Also for the Tigers, Lake Turner and Gabe Wilcox each had a 47, while Drew Lament notched a 51.

New Bremen’s Alex Britton was the match medalist with a nine-hole score of 38.

Freda Randall, 88

August 13, 2013

Freda Pauline Randall, 88, of Wapakoneta, died at 9:40 a.m. Monday, Aug. 12, at Auglaize Acres Nursing Home in Wapakoneta.
She was born June 8, 1925, in Lima to Carl and Ida Shroyer Walti, who preceded her in death. She married Carlton Wilson Randall Sept. 5, 1947 and he preceded her in death Sept. 20, 1995.
Mrs. Randall had been a homemaker and attended Voice of Victory Methodist Church.

Larry Shaffer, 71

August 13, 2013

Larry Lee Shaffer, 71, of Wapakoneta, died the morning of Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013 at his home.
He was born on Oct. 18, 1941, in Auglaize County, the son of the late Myrle (Weber) and Farren Shaffer. On Jan. 30, 1965, in Westminster, he married Joyce Cummings, who passed on Nov. 8, 2010.
Larry is survived by a son, Shannon Shaffer, of Wapakoneta; two daughters, April (Ron) Barnt, of Wapakoneta, and Amber (Denny) Moran, of Wapakoneta; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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