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Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 Edition of The Daily Standard
Online Local News Stories
CELINA - Grand Lake area companies are having difficulty finding skilled workers for many good-paying positions, local officials say. "It's a misconception that manufacturing jobs are dead in Ohio and people should go to colleg . . .
LIMA - The Celina volleyball team had their most dominant performance of the year during the postseason opener on Tuesday night at Lima Senior High School. Top-seeded Celina led wire-to-wire and cruised to a 25-6, 25-7 and 25-7 . . .
Print Edition Only News Stories
• Second company proposes digester
• Judge issues gag order in local voyeurism case
• Alley opened to help with traffic flow near post office
• Democratic speakers push voters to stand up at coming election
• Rockford trims budget due to state cuts
• Flyers and Panthers to meet for sectional title
• New Bremen marches on after victory in four games
Local Obituaries
Ronald Coleman, 71, Minster, died Oct. 16, 2011, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. He was born Jan. 2, 1940, to Ralph and Margie Beard Coleman. On June 3, 1961, he married Earlene, who survives. Other survivors includ . . .
Merle A. Eckhart, 77, of Amherst and formerly of Willshire, died Oct. 12, 2011, at his home. He was born Jan. 12, 1934, in Toledo, to Charles and Marquerite (Friess) Eckhart. Survivors are his former wife, Betty Eckhart; . . .
Mildred Knoth, 97, formerly of Coldwater, died Oct. 19, 2011, at the Gardens at St. Henry. Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater. Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Coldwater is handling the ar . . .
Bernice Thomas, 91, Celina, died Oct. 18, 2011, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. Arrangements are being handled by Miller Funeral Homes, St. Marys. . . .
Richard L. "Rick" Thomes, 55, Wapakoneta, died Oct. 14, 2011, at his home. He was born Sept. 14, 1956, in St. Marys, to John Robert and Jane L. Schmehl Thomes. His father is deceased; his mother survives in St. Marys. Oth . . .
Former Piqua resident Dick Lee Heron, Minster, died at 6:37 p.m. Oct. 17, 2011, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. He was born April 20, 1936, in Piqua, to Stanley and Alma Gump Herron. On Jan. 3, 1953, he married Goldie Tamplin . . .
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