Monday, February 19th, 2007 Edition of The Daily Standard
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WAPAKONETA - Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich addressed a sold-out crowd at the Democrats of Auglaize County (DAC) Presidents Day Breakfast on Saturday morning, calling for a complete withdrawal of American . . .
MONTEZUMA - The biggest debate at this month's village council meeting was what to do with all the snow piled up around town. Last week's blizzard taxed local officials' ability to keep roads clear and massive snow piles could . . .
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• Former commissioner dies
• Oldest county resident dies
• Commissioner's two-year contract approved
• Seat belts prevent injuries in accidents
• Coldwater captures second sectional title in a row at LCC
• Celina sending relays off to state swim meet
• Fort Recovery wins Mercer County battle
Raphael "Ray" Francis Cron, 77, died Feb. 17, 2007, at his Celina residence. He was born August 19, 1929, in Auglaize County to Anthony and Catherine Quinter Boeckman Cron. His wife of 42 years, Gwendolyn Otis, survives. Also . . .
Jim G. Derringer, 74, 300 state Route 119, Fort Recovery, died at 3:13 p.m. Feb. 17, 2007, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. He was born Feb. 6, 1933, in Portland, Ind., to Charlie and Ruth Hastings Derringer. On . . .
Donald "Fuzz" Kantner, 80, 1705 Fenway Court, St. Marys, died Feb. 17, 2007, at his residence. He was born Dec. 21, 1926, in Wapakoneta, to Gilbert and Caroline Frey Kantner. On July 31, 1951, he married Mary McEvoy, who surviv . . .
Alma Elizabeth Stephenson Now, 107, formerly of 990 Tama Road, Rockford, died at 9:10 a.m. Feb. 18, 2007, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. She was born Sept. 14, 1899, in Mercer County, to John Jacob and Effie Caroline S . . .
Frances M. Rethman, 92, 10276 Friemering Road, Fort Loramie, died 11 a.m. Feb. 17, 2007, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster. She was born Aug. 17, 1914, in Fort Loramie, to Henry and Catherine Eilerman Boerger. On June 1 . . .
Esther L. Ditmer Richards, 82, formerly of Tipp City, died Feb. 15, 2007, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, St. Marys. She was born Sept. 9, 1924, in Piqua, to Howard H. and Lucile Ball Bridgman. On Feb. 8, 1947, she . . .
Prentiss F. Tomlinson, 73, formerly of 1020 W. High St., St. Marys, died Feb. 6, 2007, at his residence in Alexandra, Va. He was born Jan. 21, 1934, in Mendon, to Prentiss F. and Arline L. Quilling Tomlinson Sr. Surviving is . . .
Annabelle D. Tontrup, 84, formerly of New Bremen, died at 2:30 a.m. Feb. 17, 2007, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. She was born Jan. 16, 1923, near New Bremen, to Christ and Lenora May Jung. On July 21, 1945, she marri . . .