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Friday, September 11th, 2009 Edition of The Daily Standard
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NEW BREMEN - Elementary students in the New Bremen school district are learning the importance of working together toward a mutual goal - building race cars that can race across the gym floor toward the finish line. They use ne . . .
The effects of state funding cuts have been magnified at the local level as the number of needy people has skyrocketed in the last year. Statistics on the subject and the increased case loads at Mercer County Job and Family Ser . . .
Three-game wins on the volleyball court are usually not very emotional, but that wasn't the case for Celina on Thursday. After the unexpected death of her mother earlier this week, Celina volleyball head coach Carolyn Dammeyer . . .
Print Edition Only News Stories
• Illegal dump
• Talks continue on 'green energy' savings plan
• Area farmer to get funds for pollution fix
• County home's finances move from red to black ink; dog warden catches strays
• St. Marys school board fails to adjourn
• Local company awarded jail furniture bid
• Dahlia trial garden a surprising find
• Painting of Jesus has heavenly touch
• Celina in sole possession of first
• Richards is a contender to win on Saturday
• Flyers win easily in three over Blue Jays
• A look back at this week in history
Local Obituaries
John Phillip Deitsch, 79, of Rockford, died at 3:05 p.m. Sept. 9, 2009, at Van Wert County Hospital. He was born March 4, 1930, in Montezuma to William and Rachel Runkel Deitsch. On Nov. 27, 1958, he married Rosemary T. Fowler, . . .
James Marion "Jimmy" French Jr., 66, Richland, Ga., died Sept. 4, 2009, at Columbus Hospice, Columbus, Ga. He was born Feb. 8, 1943, in Sumter County, Ga., to James Marion Sr. and Flora Duncan French. He married Janice Duncan, . . .
Tom Meiring, 82, 402 Meiring Road, Fort Recovery, died at 11:35 a.m. Sept. 10, 2009, at his residence. He was born March 28, 1927, in Sharpsburg to Wes and Philomena Guggenbiller Meiring. On Oct. 29, 1949, he married Jean Gehle . . .
Mary E. Osborn, 90, of Willshire, died at 4 p.m. Sept. 10, 2009, at Colonial Nursing Center, Rockford. Arrangements are pending at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur. . . .
Max Prichard, 72, 1422 Oakland Court, St. Marys, died at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10, 2009, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. Arrangements are pending at Miller Funeral Home & Cremation Service, St. Marys. . . .
Rebecca Ann Santa, 62, of Florence, Ariz., and formerly of Celina, died Sept. 10, 2009, in Logan. Death was due to natural causes. Arrangements are pending at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina. . . .
Rev. Werner Verhoff, C.PP.S., 92, died at 12:01 a.m. Sept. 10, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater, from complications following a fall. He was born April 19, 1917, in Kalida to Mathias and Philomena Uphaus Ver . . .
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