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Monday, February 7th, 2011 Edition of The Daily Standard
Online Local News Stories
As money from the state dries up, local residents are being asked to dig more deeply into their wallets to financially support area schools, organizations and services. Most of the proposed tax levies facing area voters in May . . .
Print Edition Only News Stories
• German officer captures glimpse of local police
• Company needs farmer support to build digester
• New soccer tournament set this year in Celina
• Area resident recalls her 100 years
• Trio of local wrestlers wins weight classes
• Bulldogs suffer league loss at Kenton
Local Obituaries
Idajean "Jean" Bates, 87, Celina, died at 8 p.m. Feb. 5, 2011, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater. She was born Dec. 22, 1923, in St. Marys to William A. and Ruth Schelich Bates. Surviving are several cousins. . . .
Geraldine B. "Geri" Fishbaugh, 77, Spencerville, died 5:05 p.m. Feb. 4, 2011, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. She was born July 8, 1933, in Mercer County, to Forrest E. and Cuba Lorree Kugel Kittle. On . . .
Kenneth L. Kessen, 82, Coldwater, died at 12:35 a.m. Feb. 5, 2011, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater. He was born June 17, 1928, in Coldwater to Peter and Alvina Schneider Kessen. On July 3, 1951, he married Lucille Heitkamp, w . . .
Ada E. Longenecker, 96, Bryant, Ind., died Feb. 3, 2011, at her home. She was born Nov. 6, 1914, in Jay County, Ind., to Lewis Stanton and Maude Myrtle Mettler Resur. On Dec. 25, 1935, she married Donald Longenecker, who died J . . .
Richard "Dick" Miller, 79, St. Marys, died at 7:06 p.m. Feb. 5, 2011, at his home. He was born May 8, 1931, in Napoleon to Wilbur and Helen Gerkin Miller. On Feb. 26, 1955, he married Jessie Elaine Deuel, who died Oct. 29, 1992 . . .
Albert J. Quinter, 89, Troy, died Feb. 4, 2011, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima. He was born April 5, 1921, at Cranberry Prairie, to Joseph and Philomena (Huwer) Quinter. On June 1, 1946, he married Dorothy Mae Schulte, wh . . .
Lucas Cathcart, 29, New Bremen, died 10:30 a.m. Feb. 6, 2011, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima. Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen is handling arrangements. . . .
John D. Griggs, 87, Mendon, died Feb. 7, 2011, at The Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford. Funeral arrangements are pending at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home in Mendon. . . .
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