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Tuesday, February 5th, 2008 Edition of The Daily Standard
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The November death of a Celina man has been ruled a case of accidental drug overdose, according to reports from the Mercer County Sheriff's Office. Nathaniel Heitbrink, 23, 224 Jackson St., was found dead in bed at 8:30 a.m. No . . .
COLDWATER - The second meeting between Fort Recovery and Coldwater proved to be just as exciting as the first meeting at the end of December. Greg Kahlig's two free throws with 38.7 seconds left in the game held up the rest of . . .
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• EPA to allow more mercury in St. Marys wastewater
• All laws must be followed to renew concealed carry permits
• Higher seeds start well in McKirnan Classic tournament
Local Obituaries
Robert Randy Ables, 53, of Spring Valley, died Feb. 4, 2008, at the Hospitality Home in Xenia following a lengthy illness. He was born Feb. 6, 1954, in Seco, Ky., to Jimmy and Gaynelle Potter Ables. His father survives in Sprin . . .
Vernabel Louise Compton, 81, of Van Wert, died at 2:05 a.m. Feb. 4, 2008, at Van Wert County Hospital. She was born March 29, 1926, to Floyd W. and Estella Murphy. On April 14, 1945, she married Gale Compton, who survives. O . . .
Former Celina resident Anna M. Deike, 98, of Dayton, died at 11 a.m. Feb. 3, 2008, at Ten Wilmington Place, Dayton. She was born July 13, 1909, to John and Anna Molnar. She married Joseph Deike, who died in 1968. Survivors ar . . .
Margaret Howell, 93, of Celina died Feb. 4, 2008, at Van Wert County Hospital. Arrangements are pending at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina. . . .
Jack L. Sawmiller, 70, of Celina died Feb. 4, 2008. Arrangements are pending at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina. . . .
Jennie L. Scheer, 85, 11543 Eilerman Road, Minster, died at 11:35 a.m. Feb. 4, 2008, at Triumph Hospital, Lima. She was born Sept. 27, 1922, in Roundhead to James W. Smith and Clara M. Robbins Smith. On Aug. 30, 1952, she marri . . .
A memorial service will be held 1-5 p.m. Sunday at the Westlake Village lodge room, Celina, for Mercer County native R. Kay Snyder, who died Jan. 3, 2008, in Idaho Falls. The full obituary appeared Jan. 16 in The Daily Standard a . . .
Paul W. "Rosie" Swander, 74, of Ohio City died at 1:28 p.m. Feb. 2, 2008, in Parkview Memorial Hospital, Ft. Wayne, Ind. Death was due to injuries from a fall received at the Ohio City Fire House. He was born July 5, 1933, in . . .
Linda Thobe, 58, of Maria Stein died Feb. 4, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Cassella. Arrangements are being handled by . . .
Former Fort Recovery resident, Clarence E. Westgerdes, 87, died at 2:05 a.m. Feb. 5, 2008, at the Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. Arrangements are pending at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery. . . .
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