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Thursday, August 20th, 2009 Edition of The Daily Standard
Online Local News Stories
A 22-year-old Marion Township man was killed Wednesday night when the forklift he was operating tipped onto its side pinning him to the ground. Bradley J. Fleck, 3560 Harrison Road, Celina, was rushed by ambulance to Mercer Cou . . .
A big wind blew through Mercer and adjoining counties early Wednesday evening, shutting down the Mercer County Fair for approximately 45 minutes. There were no injuries or damage at the fairgrounds, fair secretary Jackie Lacy s . . .
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• Rockin' with the dinosaur
• Revving up for the boat races in Celina
• Main Street gets a new look
• Get ready to rock at Darke County Fair
• Celina girls tennis picks up win before the storm
Local Obituaries
Esther Jeanette Buel, 94, of Rockford, died at 6:20 a.m. Aug. 19, 2009, at Colonial Nursing Home, Rockford. She was born July 29, 1915, in Scott to Charles and Opal Ransbottom Rhoades. She had lived with her grandparents, Elija . . .
Bradley Fleck, 22, 3560 Harrison Road, Celina, died Aug. 19, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital. Death was due to a farm accident. Arrangements are pending at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater. . . .
John Kemper, 67, 239 N. Main St., Minster, died Aug. 19, 2009, in Lima. Arrangements are pending at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster. . . .
Jill Ann Pontius, 50, of Rockford died Aug. 19, 2009, at her home. Death was due to natural causes. She was born June 19, 1959, to William D. and Margaret E. Stripe Pontius. Her father survives in Rockford. Other survivors ar . . .
Edward E. Tester, 84, of 612 W. Cron St., Celina, died at 12:40 a.m. Aug. 18, 2009, at his son's residence in Celina. He was born Oct. 18, 1924, in Celina to Charles and Hattie Custer Tester. On Feb. 23, 1952, he married Barbar . . .
Charles W. Zizelman, 94, Rockford, died at 9:24 a.m. Aug. 19, 2009, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. He was born Jan. 12, 1915, in Mercer County to Chris and Edith Bertha Brush Zizelman. On Jan. 8, 1937, he married Norma . . .
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