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Tuesday, April 7th, 2009 Edition of The Daily Standard
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ST. HENRY - Like swapping baseball cards, 17 young boys traded in their hair Monday night in support of a friend who's losing his locks to cancer. The children - most fifth-graders at St. Henry schools - eagerly plopped one by . . .
After 11 successful seasons of directing the St. Marys football program, Doug Frye has decided to walk away as head coach of the Roughriders. It was a difficult decision to make according to Frye, but with sons Bo and Koby play . . .
The Mercer County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate the discovery of three old tombstones in a Bayview Drive yard. A deputy responded to 107 Bayview Drive on March 30 after Melinda Leiss and her husband made the unusua . . .
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• Archaeologist talks of ancient Paleoindians
• Ohio's Keno sales fall below expectations
• Surprise visitors bring big smiles to residents
• Legislative event canceled; group may hire consultant
• Changes made for St. Marys Spring Cleanup
• Teen arrested on drug charges
• Roughriders go 2-0 at Greenville Invite
Local Obituaries
Wayne E. Coby, 79, 106 Pershing St., Celina, died at 9:17 p.m. April 6, 2009, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. Arrangements are pending at Miller Funeral Homes, St. Marys. . . .
Roseann Gibbons Davis, 86, died at 3:36 p.m. April 1, 2009, in Deland, Fla. She was born July 4, 1922, in Celina, to Dr. John T. and Ruth Crampton Gibbons. She was married to Donald Davis in 1946, and he preceded her in death. . . .
Roma Fickert, 90, of Rockford, died at 10:47 a.m. April 6, 2009, at Colonial Nursing Home, Rockford. He was born Nov. 9, 1918, in Mercer County, to Otto and Frieda Schaadt Fickert. On July 12, 1941, he married Helen Louise Case . . .
Leo Joseph Fisher, 78, of rural Wapakoneta, died at 1:33 a.m., April 6, 2009, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. He was born March 19, 1931, in Fryburg, to Clarence and Veronica Scheblo Fisher. On Oct. 9, 1954, he married Lave . . .
Yvette H. Lace, 56, 725 Hillcrest Drive in St.Marys, died at 5:30 a.m. April 5, 2009, at her residence. Death was due to natural causes. She was born March 23, 1952, in New York, to Francisco and Ilia Morales Ramirez. Her fathe . . .
Arthur H. Leugers, 78, 7980 state Route 119, Maria Stein, died at 6:16 a.m. April 6, 2009, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster. He was born Jan. 29, 1931, in St. Rose, to Herman and Leona Huber Leugers. On Sept. 15, 1984, . . .
Barbara J. Wright, 71, Lima, died at 2:13 p.m. April 5, 2009, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. She was born June 21, 1937, in Tiffin, to John H. and Mildred Gase Breitenbach. On June 1, 1957, she married Robert M. "Bob" Wrig . . .
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