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Thursday, December 18th, 2008 Edition of The Daily Standard
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MINSTER - Local residents will have an opportunity to Go Green and use alternative energy through the Eco-Smart Choice program offered by American Municipal Power (AMP)-Ohio. Village Administrator Don Harrod told village counci . . .
The majority of Celina downtown merchants at a meeting Wednesday night spoke out against a proposal to switch to parallel parking on the city's Main Street. More than 50 concerned business owners and residents packed the confer . . .
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Lois M. Amstutz, 84, of Fort Recovery, died at 6:45 a.m. Dec. 17, 2008, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. She was born Feb. 29, 1924, in Fort Recovery to Noah and Elva Bergman Amstutz. Surviving are two sisters-in-l . . .
Charles Burkhardt, 84, 691 state Route 29, Celina, died at 1:12 p.m. Dec. 16, 2008, at the Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. He was born May 12, 1924, in Harbor Beach, Mich., to Walter and Violet Dawson Burkhardt. He married Rit . . .
John F. Dircksen Jr., 84, 2547 state Route 364, Egypt, died at 1:53 a.m. Dec. 17, 2008, at his residence. He was born Dec. 2, 1924, in Shelby County, to John and Mary Meyer Dircksen. On June 25, 1947, he married Anna Marie Heit . . .
Barbara Ann Knapke Eggers, 68, of Eaton, died Dec. 15, 2008, at Hospice of Cincinnati in Blue Ash. She was born April 1, 1940, in St. Sebastian, to George and Hilda Bruns Will. Her first husband, Donald G. Knapke, died in 2001. . . .
Max Evans, 77, of rural Spencerville, died at 3:14 a.m. Dec. 18, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. Arrangements are pending at Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home, Spencerville. Calling is 3-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral ho . . .
F. Delilah "Dee" Fishpaw, 97, of Lima died at 7:05 a.m. Dec. 17, 2008, at The Ridge at Shawnee. She was born July 5, 1911, in St. Marys, to Louis Burt and Mary G. Bensman DeMoss. On July 14, 1934, she married Robert A. Fishpaw . . .
Former Chattanooga resident Darlene Sue Gibbons, 69, of Ohio City, died at 5:10 p.m. Dec. 16, 2008, at Van Wert County Hospital. She was born Feb. 24, 1939, in Celina, to Luther P. and Clara L. Schaadt Gibbons. Surviving are . . .
Michael E. Group, 45, of Urbana, died at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 16, 2008, in Henry County, Ind., as the result of an auto accident. Private funeral services are Monday. Calling is 2-6 p.m. Sunday at Adkins-Shively Funeral Home, St. P . . .
Donald G. "Don" Kremer, 78, of Kettering, died Dec. 13, 2008. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Tobias Funeral Home-Far Hills Chapel, Dayton, is handling arrangements. Contributions can . . .
Former St. Anthony resident Bernard C. "Bun" Loshe, 85, died at 5:19 a.m. Dec. 18, 2008, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. He was born Sept. 7, 1923, in St. Anthony, to Henry and Ida Moeder Loshe. Surviving are two . . .
Robert J. Roetgerman, 61, 15 Rummel Creek Drive, New Bremen, died at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 16, 2008, in Henry County, Ind., as the result of an auto accident. He was born Oct. 2, 1947, in Piqua, to Robert and Lucille Westerheide Roetg . . .