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Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009 Edition of The Daily Standard
Online Local News Stories
As local residents prepare for Christmas celebrations, Philothea native Eric Dues departs today for Hong Kong for a 61/2 -week self-guided tour of Southeast Asia. Dues, a 30-year-old bridge designer and inspector at Gannett Fle . . .
A new Celina merchant advocacy group has formed to market the city's shopping, organize special events and discuss ways of encouraging downtown commerce. The Celina Merchant Association (CMA) is holding monthly meetings open to . . .
ST. HENRY - The Celina girls basketball team played a road game for the first time this season on Tuesday night and Bulldogs head coach Brian Stetler had to like what he saw from his team. Celina used an aggressive defense and . . .
Print Edition Only News Stories
• Drop in United Way donations to impact charities
• Landowners await final sewer costs
• New turn lanes will cut parking space
• Shoppers search for last minute bargains
• Bids opened for bridge materials needed for 2010 repair projects
• Celina man finishing term with association
• Kahlig goes off for 42 in Tribe win
• Defense keys Cardinals win over Roughriders
• Cavalier girls able to continue hot streak
Local Obituaries
Simion "Sam" Androne, 80, 141 Watkins Road, Fort Recovery, died at 2:50 a.m. Dec. 22, 2009, at his residence. He was born Aug. 21, 1929, in Transalvania, Romania. On May 3, 1964, he married Helen Muhlenkamp, who survives. Oth . . .
Steven R. Braun, 51, of 310 Jill Ave., Celina, died at 9:50 p.m. Dec. 21, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater, after battling pancreatic cancer. He was born April 21, 1958, in Coldwater to Anthony and Margaret . . .
Barbara Jean Coats, 75, 3356 Celina Road, St. Marys, died at 5:05 a.m. Dec. 22, 2009, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. She was born Aug. 21, 1934, in St. Marys to Willis and Esther Snyder Cowhick. On Jul . . .
Charline A. Hickerson, 74, 5987 Miller Road, Russia, died at 6:45 a.m. Dec. 21, 2009, at Dorothy Love Retirement Community, Sidney. She was born Feb. 26, 1935, in Coldwater to Bernard and Rosina Huber Rosenbeck. On Aug. 29, 193 . . .
Anita Beacham Klosterman, 76, of Celina, died at 10:50 p.m. Dec. 22, 2009, at the Gardens at St. Henry. Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m.Tuesday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Montezuma. Burial is at St. Henry Cemetery. . . .
Mary Ann Klosterman, 87, 1899 Flaler Road, Fort Recovery, died at 8:12 p.m. Dec. 22, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. Arrangements are pending at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery. . . .
Anna Mary (Yirga) Miller, 91, of Coldwater, and formerly of Mansfield, died Dec. 17, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. She was born Sept. 9, 1918, in Mansfield, to Andrew Edward and Mary Agnes Smilnak Yirga. . . .
Armella E. Pohlman, 90, of Maria Stein, died Dec. 22, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. She was born Nov. 27, 1919, in Maria Stein to Aloys and Katherine Luebke Walterbusch. On June 10, 1941, she married Leo . . .
Jerome L. Pottkotter, 84, 2150 state Route 119, Fort Recovery, died Dec. 23, 2009, at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery. . . .
Karma Van Schoyck, 92, 04373 Ohio 197, Celina, died at 8:45 p.m. Dec. 22, 2009, at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Miller-Long & Folk Funeral Home, St. Marys. . . .
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