Tuesday, October 16th, 2007 Edition of The Daily Standard
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Officials continue to investigate a Friday afternoon fire at the Mersman Furniture Co. that is believed to be suspicious in nature. Celina firefighters responding to the 4:41 p.m. call at 500 W. Wayne St. found two minor fires . . .
An 87-year-old man helped his elderly cousin out of their burning home but did not manage to escape himself in a fire Sunday night in Uniopolis. Robert Frick, the owner of the home along West Oak Street that was nearly destroye . . .
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Richard M. Barber, 61, formerly of 519 Cron St., Celina, died at 2 a.m. Oct. 14, 2007, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. Death was due to natural causes. He was born Dec. 30, 1945, in Mercer County, to John C. and Opal Va . . .
Jean M. Francis, 83, of Russia, died at 5:45 a.m. Oct. 15, 2007, at Versailles Health Care Center. She was born Sept. 9, 1924, in Russia, to Jesse and Marie K. Pleiman Simon. On Jan. 9, 1947, she married Valerian F. "Bub" Franc . . .
Former Celina resident Ruth E. Gartner, 85, of Berne, Ind., died at 2:52 p.m. Oct. 14, 2007, at Swiss Village Retirement Center, Berne. She was born Aug. 23, 1922, in Ostrander, to Adam and Sally Hulver Cooper. On May 29, 1943, . . .
Charles Hines, 72, of Celina, died Oct. 15, 2007, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. Arrangements are pending at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina. . . .
Marie C. Hornberger, 71, 1006 Clover Lane, Celina, died at 12:20 p.m. Oct. 13, 2007, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. She was born Oct. 29, 1935, in Celina, to Ferd and Viola Berning Bruns. On Sept. 27, 1987, she married Wil . . .
Bruce Yohey, 67, died early this morning, Oct. 16, 2007, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. Arrangements are pending. . . .