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Monday, May 9th, 2011 Edition of The Daily Standard
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They hum, eat little, and love companionship, and their fleece is as valued as cashmere. The alpaca is an unusual and wonderful animal, say Mary and Norm Zahn, who founded Mercer County's first alpaca farm, Coldwater Creek Alpa . . .
LIMA - Another blast off the bat of Abbey Zacharias and the reliable right arm of Katie Kerr helped Celina to a 3-1 win over rival St. Marys on Saturday in Division II softball sectional action at Lima Bath. Celina (12-5) await . . .
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• Less alum would avoid big fish kill
• Third bald eagle nest confirmed
• Flyers and Rangers pick up postseason triumphs
• Cavs jump in front 4-0 and hold on for victory
• Shawnee sweeps all five positions
• Flyers, Redskins advance in tourney
Local Obituaries
Former Chickasaw resident Cecilia Eyink, 94, died May 9, 2011, at The Gardens in St. Henry. She was born June 18, 1916, in McCartyville, to Joseph and Agnes Prenger Reithman. On July 20, 1940, she married Vernon F. Eyink, who d . . .
Mildred C. Heitkamp, 87, Cassella, died at 6:30 a.m. May 8, 2011, at the Gardens at St. Henry. She was born Aug. 19, 1923, in Minster to Roman and Eleanora Schemmel Heitkamp. Surviving are three brothers, Albert Heitkamp, Roc . . .
Former New Bremen resident Thomas Adams, 88, died at 3:17 a.m. May 8, 2011, at Springfield Masonic Home, Springfield. He was born Jan. 24, 1923, in Grangemouth, Scotland, to Thomas and Agnes Allan Adams. In 1947, he married Loi . . .
Ardyth Drake Shaffer, 87, Mendon, died at 5:52 p.m. May 6, 2011, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. She was born June 17, 1923, in Mendon, to Henry and Louise Andrews Drake. On Dec. 23, 1945, she married Max James Shaffer, . . .
The Rev. Cornelius Fenton, C.PP.S., 89, formerly a pastor at several area parishes, died May 8, 2011, at St. Charles Center, Carthagena. Funeral Mass is 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Charles Center. Calling will be Wednesday. . . .
Thomas Walter Patton, 71, Memphis, Tenn., died May 4, 2011, in Memphis. He was born May 19, 1939. He married Beverly Farrier Patton, who died April 9, 2009. Surviving are daughters, Mary and Laura; a son, Jim, Fairborn&# . . .
Rosemary Torchia, Dayton, died May 6, 2011, in Kettering. Deceased is her husband, Eugene, who died May 1, 2011. Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, Fort Recovery, the Rev. Gerald . . .
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