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Friday, February 4th, 2011 Edition of The Daily Standard
Online Local News Stories
MARIA STEIN - The Marion Local Schools Board of Education sought applications for the superintendent position, conducted two rounds of interviews and then offered the job to someone who never applied. High school principal Mik . . .
Print Edition Only News Stories
• Canal enthusiasts hope to save mill
• Mayor, law director to face opponents in May
• Area farmers see rising grain market prices
• Luebke hoping to stick with Padres
• Parkway will induct seven into Athletic Hall of Fame
Local Obituaries
Loa Welker, 84, St. Marys, died at 2:23 a.m. Feb. 3, 2011, at her home. She was born Dec. 24, 1926, in Mercer County, to Homer and Lydia Good Brookhart. On March 15, 1947, she married Arthur Welker, who died March 13, 2009. S . . .
John P. "Jack" Steen, 81, Celina, died at 3:45 a.m. Feb. 1, 2011, at Lima Memorial Hospital in Lima. He was born Oct. 21, 1929, in Detroit, Mich., to Pleasent and Ida Belle Runkle Steen. His first wife, Wanita Ritchie, is decea . . .
Betty E. Vannette, 84, St. Marys, died at 11 p.m. Feb. 2, 2011, at her home. She was born Feb. 9, 1926, in Berne, Ind., to Jesse and Velma Habegger Balsiger. On Feb. 22, 1946, she married Burton L. Vannette, who survives. Als . . .
Donald A. Ruese, 71, New Bremen, died at 7:43 p.m. Feb. 3, 2011, at Joint Township Hospital in St. Marys. Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen is handling the arrangements. . . .
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