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Wednesday, October 29th, 2008 Edition of The Daily Standard
Online Local News Stories
Mercer County employees and elected officials will pay 2.2 percent less for health insurance coverage beginning in 2009. Due to a variety of factors including fewer claims submitted the last year or so, the premiums have decrea . . .
Print and E-Edition Only News Stories
• Merger talks held
• Issue 3 addresses property owners' rights related to Great Lakes Compact
• Accounting firm chosen for future state audits
• Potter House expanding coffee bar
Local Obituaries
Norma M. Alexander, 73, of Piqua, died at 11:15 a.m. Oct. 28, 2008, at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home, Piqua. . . .
Patrice A. Anderson, 46, of 08380 Kruse Road, Wapakoneta, died at 11:13 a.m. Oct. 27, 2008, in the emergency department of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. Death was due to natural causes. She was born Marc . . .
Mary A. Dietz, 81, died at 4:02 a.m. Oct. 28, 2008, at the Golden Living Center-Valley, St. Marys. She was born Aug. 16, 1927, in Mercer County to Joseph and Regina Reithman Bruggeman. On July 16, 1949 , she married Leo N. Diet . . .
Harold "Lefty" Hertenstein, 82, of 17222 Auglaize County Road 66-A, St. Marys, died at 11 p.m. Oct. 28, 2008, at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Miller Funeral Homes, St. Marys. . . .
Margaret Ann Norbut, 70, of Dayton, died at 9:48 p.m. Oct. 23, 2008, at Bethany Lutheran Village, Dayton. She was born Jan. 8, 1938, in Celina, to Ralph and Lucille Potterf Bihn. Surviving are four children, Timothy (Anne) M . . .
Bernice A. Weigel, 87, 5535 E. 1200 S., Bryant, Ind., died at 1:20 p.m. Oct. 28, 2008, at Swiss Village Retirement Community, Berne, Ind. She was born Oct. 7, 1921, in Wabash Township, Jay County, to Perry S. and Fern Huey Mill . . .
Ruth Imogene Williams, 87, of New Carlisle, died Oct. 25, 2008, at Dayview Care Center, New Carlisle. She was born March 7, 1921, in Beaver, to James and Clara Cruea. On April 6, 1939, she married Lewis W. Williams, who died M . . .
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