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Monday, November 19th, 2007
By Shelley Grieshop
The Coldwater community and school raised more than $15,000 in two days last week to help out the family of an ill cheerleader for a rival football team.
Eric Goodwin, athletic director at Coldwater schools, said $15,180 was raised on Thursday and Friday for Savana Coffman, 15, who received a heart transplant on Wednesday. The money was presented Saturday night prior to Coldwater's game against Clinton-Massie - the regional football championship at Welcome Stadium in Dayton. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
A 40-year-old Wapakoneta woman was killed and her toddler injured Saturday when her SUV was rear-ended by a speeding car on U.S. 33 near Wapakoneta.
Pronounced dead at the scene was Heather J. Schaub, who was ejected from her SUV after it skidded across the median and overturned into the opposite lane of traffic on the four-lane highway. [More]
Obituaries on November 19th, 2007
Philip E. Andres, 76, 3262 state Route 219, Coldwater, died at 8:35 p.m. Nov. 17, 2007, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Alivia Nicole Carlin, infant daughter of Doug and Jamie Niekamp Carlin, Celina, [More]
James A. Glass, 71, 204 Mercer Street, Celina, died Nov. 17, 2007, at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Coldwater native Elaine M. Heitkamp, 56, of Pagosa Springs, Colo., died at 8:30 p.m. Nov. 16, 2007, at her home. Death was due to asthma complications. [More]
Tyler Michael Kuess, infant son of Mike and Nancy Holthaus Kuess, of Brockman R [More]
Shirley Sue Levi, 64, 324 Fayette St., Celina, died at 7:28 p.m. Nov. 17, 2007, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Gloria Jean Miller, 76, of Rockford, died at 5:30 a.m. Nov. 18, 2007, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind. [More]
Heather Jane Schaub, 40, of rural Wapakoneta, died Nov. 17, 2007, following a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 33, south of Wapakoneta, at 12:50 p.m. [More]
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