August 14th, 2012
Family and friends of a woman who would do anything for anyone else are joining together to do what they can to make a rough time easier for her.
“No words can even explain how it makes me feel, to know they care that much,” said Tonja Klima Horn, who is battling breast cancer, which has spread to her liver, lungs and lymph nodes.
CRIDERSVILLE — With the Cridersville Rams Midget Football team gaining a record number of players and cheerleaders this season, they exhausted their funds for additional uniforms and supplies and are seeking help from the village council to boost their budget.
Rams cheerleading advisor Tracy Hibbard came to the Cridersville Village Council on Monday evening to discuss the number of players participating on the football team and cheerleading squad this year, and how they
need more funds for the organization.
After the June windstorm left downed trees, debris and mild devastation across Wapakoneta and the rest of Ohio, one athletic facility will be receiving an upgrade for the upcoming season.
The baseball field at Wapakoneta High School is to receive renovations and repairs after damage from the windstorm left the dugouts unusable.
“The tops of the dugouts were blown over,” said Brad Rex, athletic director of Wapakoneta High School. “The insurance company deemed them totaled.”
Cars and crafts will be the focus of an upcoming event to benefit local children in Wapakoneta.
The KAPOW (Kids, A Priority of Wapakoneta) will be hosting its third annual Car Show, Craft Show and Flea Market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25 outside of the Armstrong Air and Space Museum.
A local student has had a busy summer with a number of activities and volunteering duties, but he also is looking forward to the start of school so he can see his friends more often.
Thirteen-year-old Ryan Schneider, who will be in eighth-grade at Wapakoneta High School this fall, has spent the summer swimming and volunteering at the Auglaize County Public District Library in Wapakoneta.
Elizabeth L. â€śBettyâ€ť Mouk, 66, of 203 Warren St., Botkins, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at 3:05 p.m. at the Kindred Hospital, in Lima.
Betty was born Feb. 24, 1946, in Lima, to the late Clem Limbert and Bertha (Ramge) Limbert. On Aug. 25, 1973, she married Kenneth L. Mouk, and he died April 21, 1999.
Juanita R. Ramga, 82, of rural Cridersville, died at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10,2012, in the Kindred Hospital, in Lima, following complications from surgery.
She was born April 30, 1930, in Lima, a daughter of Martha Godwin and Paul R. Binkley, who preceded her in death.
On March 29, 1974, she married Carl F. Ramga, who died Oct. 4, 1985.
Carl Jay â€śJay Birdâ€ť Cummins, 44, died at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health System following an accident earlier in the day.
He was born Jan. 5, 1968, in St. Marys.
Carl is survived by his father, Garry Cummins, of Harrod.
Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday at Armentrout Funeral Home, in Waynesfield, with the Rev. Don Smith officiating.
Burial is to follow at Willow Branch Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Hanford â€śHankâ€ť Martin, 67, of Middlesboro, Ky., passed away Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, at his home.
He was born in Clear Creek, Ky. on March 22, 1945, to the late Gladys (Mason) and Canis Dee Martin. He was a member of the Hensley Chapel Baptist Church.
Mr. Martin worked at Trim Treads, of Spencerville, for 35 years. He loved his family and the Lord.
He was married to Phyllis Martin for 35 years.
George J. Rostorfer Jr., 90 of rural Wapakoneta died at 10:45 a.m. Aug. 10, 2012, at Heartland of Indian Lake, Lakeview after an extended illness.
He was born on Aug. 1, 1922, in Wapakoneta to Laura (Knoch) and George Rostorfer who preceded him in death.
On Nov. 7, 1947, he married Lorraine F. Ellis who survives.
Survivors also include two sons; Fred (Diane) and Frank (Debra) Rostorfer, both of Wapakoneta, five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, a brother and a sister.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jill, and three sisters.