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Friday, November 27th, 2009 Edition of The Daily Standard
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Santa Claus has always made a stop at his house in Celina the weekend after Thanksgiving. It's how he has arrived in town and his digs that have changed during the past 60-plus years. Over the years Santa has left the North . . .
A 29-year-old Wapakoneta man died following a traffic accident Wednesday night that troopers believe was alcohol related. Joseph "Joe" C. Sparks, the son of Gary P. and Wanda J. Carpenter Sparks of New Bremen, was pronounced de . . .
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• Man charged in son's death
• Shooter of St. Marys man found guilty at trial
• Three new areas debut at Coldwater hospital
• Celina advised to obtain credit rating
• Mercer, Auglaize counties jobless rates unchanged
• Flyers get rematch against #1 Blue Jays
Local Obituaries
William Delmore Berry, 97, of Berne, Ind., formerly of Rockford, died at 8:25 a.m. Nov. 25, 2009, at Chalet Village, Berne, Ind. He was born Oct. 3, 1912, in Rockford to William S. Berry and Ida Sims. On Aug. 5, 1937, he marrie . . .
Margaret Louise Gehm, 79, 11317 Bobwhite Lane, St. Marys, and formerly of Rockford, died at 3 p.m. Nov. 24, 2009, at Joint Township Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. She was born July 11, 1930, in Willshire to Kermit and Irene Spit . . .
Velma Grace Hamp, 77, 03251 Clover Four Road, New Bremen, died at 4 a.m. Nov. 25, 2009, at her residence. She was born Sept. 17, 1932, in Odum, Ga., to Willie Lee and Alma Thompson Bohannon. On March 19, 1949, she married Melvi . . .
Arnold "Tiny" Rosenbeck, 71, 507 N. Front St., St. Marys, died at 5 p.m. Nov. 24, 2009, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident on Nov. 21, 2009. He was born June 4, 1938, in Mer . . .
Janelle H. Schmitmeyer, 74, formerly of 108 S. Walnut St., New Bremen, died at 9:27 a.m. Nov. 26, 2009, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster, where she had been a resident since 2004. She was born Aug. 23, 1935, near Minst . . .
Joseph C. "Joe" Sparks, 29, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:48 p.m. Nov. 25, 2009, at Lima Memorial Hospital following an automobile accident on Townline Road in Auglaize County. He was born Oct. 31, 1980, in Kettering to Gary P. and . . .
Catherine M. Tuttle, 66, 11409 Cardinal Lane, St.Marys, died at 3:14 p.m. Nov. 24, 2009, at University Medical Center in Cincinnati. She was born March 2, 1943, in Lima to Adrian and Lida Mae Lanning, who are deceased. On May 1 . . .
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