September 22nd, 2011
Karl P. Kohler, Jr., 89, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:20 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, at the Wapakoneta Manor.
He was born Nov. 2, 1921, in Columbus, the son of Mary Nelle (Chiesa) and Karl P. Kohler, who preceded him in death. On Sept. 1, 1950, he married Sue Carole Spees, and she survives in Wapakoneta.
Also surviving are two sons, Kevin S. ‚ÄúCoach‚ÄĚ (Carla) Kohler, of Wapakoneta, Kim E. (Lisa) Kohler, Chelsea, Ala.; five grandchildren; 5 great- grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Alice Kohler, of Rogers, Ark.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Donnet Kohler.
Marilyn (Wieser) Timmons, 54, of Wapakoneta, died at 1:37 p.m. Sept. 19, 2011, at St. Rita‚Äôs Medical Center in Lima after a long illness.
She was born Sept. 2, 1957, in Lima, the daughter of Betty (Mumma) and Robert Wieser. Her mother survives in Lima.
Also surviving are a sister, Sharon (Mark) Carroll, of Bluffton; a niece, Brittany Carrol, of Troy; a nephew, Tyler Carroll, of Troy; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Karl P. Kohler, 89, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:20 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, at Wapakoneta Manor.
Arrangements are incomplete at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.
Charles A. ‚ÄúChuck‚ÄĚ Lee, 76, of Wapakoneta, died at 5 p.m., Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, at St. Rita‚Äôs Medical Center in Lima.
He was born Sept. 5, 1935, in Cridersville, the son of Thelma (South) and Dean Lee, who preceded him in death. On Feb. 11, 1961, he married Shirley A. White, and she survives.
James R. Streight, 89, of Bellefontiane, formerly of Wapakoneta, died Monday morning, Sept. 19, 2011, at his daughter‚Äôs home in Bellefontaine.
He was born Dec. 26, 1922, in Wapakoneta, the son of Edna (Koch) and Marcy Streight, who preceded him in death.
Auglaize County Sheriff Allen Solomon released this morning that the sheriff of Shelby County was arrested today on a grand jury indictment for sexual battery.
On Sept. 20, a special Auglaize County grand jury handed down an indictment warrant for Shelby County Sheriff Dean A. Kimpel, 57. He is charged with sexual battery and victim control impaired.
Kimpel was brought to the Auglaize County Correctional Center and is awaiting a court appearance.
Administrators of two area cities say they would oppose any proposed move by Gov. John Kasich and his administration to shift municipal income tax collections from local municipalities to Columbus.
In recent weeks, members of Kasich‚Äôs administration suggested in the future that the state would assume collection of municipal income taxes, which would total more than $4 billion. Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor told a panel earlier this month the move would cut red tape for businesses operating in multiple locations.
A logjam removal project to clean the Auglaize River may end up costing residents in Allen and Auglaize counties more than initially expected, a county official says.
A joint board of supervisors over the logjam removal project has tentatively removed the 18-mile portion that traverses through Putnam County, Commissioner John Bergman told members of the Auglaize County Farm Bureau Tuesday at their breakfast meeting at RJ‚Äôs Coffee Cup.
A fall style show planned for Sunday is to spotlight the largest thrift store in West Central Ohio ‚ÄĒ Mercy Unlimited ‚ÄĒ located right here in Wapakoneta.
Doors open to the public at 3:45 p.m. Sunday at Mercy Unlimited, located at 38 E. Auglaize St. The style show is scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m.
The event is to feature a master of ceremonies and 50 models wearing fashions, which can be found at the thrift store. All shapes, sizes and ages are expected to strut their stuff down the runway, which is to extend the length of the store.
Charles A. ‚ÄúChuck‚ÄĚ Lee, of Wapakoneta, died at 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, at St. Rita‚Äôs Medical Center in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta