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Saturday, August 1st, 2009 Edition of The Daily Standard
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WAPAKONETA - An air of expectancy hangs over the Auglaize County Fairgrounds as workers finish last-minute jobs and concessionaires ready food stands and carnival rides for the 157th fair. The event, which draws thousands of v . . .
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• Elections board holds closed door sessions
• Mayor taps Bachelor for safety service director post
Local Obituaries
Audrey Mae Bensman, 75, Kettering, died at 5:30 p.m., July 28, 2009, at Hospice of Dayton. She was born in Dayton on July 13, 1934, to Steve and Christine Bensman, proceeded her in death. Surviving are a sister, Ruth Carter, . . .
Delbert "Doc" J. Francis, 80, Russia-Versailles Road, Russia, died at 6:20 p.m. July 30, 2009, at Versailles Health Care Center, Versailles. He was born May 15, 1929, in Dayton to Delbert J. Sr. and Ruth Emily Schwartz Francis. . . .
Leona E. Wendel, 91, Wendelin, died at 2:20 a.m. July 31, 2009, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. She was born Aug. 18, 1917, in Coldwater to Charles and Henrietta Bruggeman Selhorst. On May 18, 1940, she married Adolph Wendel, . . .
James E. Cooper, 72, Ponca City, Okla., and formerly of New Bremen, died July 28, 2009 in Oklahoma City, Okla. Arrangments are pending with Miller Funeral Homes, St. Marys. . . .
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