Monday, January 23rd, 2012 Edition of The Daily Standard
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Farmland prices have increased locally and across the nation mostly due to high commodity prices and low interest rates. Auctioneers selling land in Mercer County say they can hardly believe the increase. A record $9,050 per ac . . .
A 22-year-old Fort Recovery man died early today when his car collided with a utility pole west of Burkettsville. Lucas Staugler, 208 Gwendolyn St., was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash along Mercer-Darke County Line R . . .
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Marilyn I. Smith, 80, Celina, died Jan. 21, 2012, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. She was born Feb. 8, 1931, in Mercer County, to Clarence and Gladys Ellis Crouch. Surviving are four sons, Paul W. Legg, Grover . . .
The Rev. Donald E. Davis, 86, died at 7:24 p.m. Jan. 17, 2012, at Community Hospital, Coldwater. He was born Nov. 4, 1925, in Celina, to Russ and Mable Gaus Davis. On May 8, 1947, he married Virginia L. Grunden, who survives. . . .
William D'Addurno, St. Marys, died Jan. 20, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. Arrangements are being completed with Miller Funeral Homes, St. Marys. . . .
Frederick J. Prenger, 69, Houston, died Jan. 21, 2012, at his residence. He was born April 14, 1942, in Celina, to Victor and Alma Rolfes Prenger. His mother survives in Coldwater. On Aug. 22, 1964, he married Janice Barhorst, . . .
Patricia Winger, 61, Celina, died Jan. 21, 2012, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. She was born Jan. 12, 1951, in Coldwater, to Harry and Josephine McEvoy Joseph. On Sept. 28, 1968, she married William G. Winget, who died Oct . . .
Former Mercer County resident Ursula M. Boise, 93, West Liberty, died Jan. 20, 2012, at her residence. She was born Oct. 19, 1918, in Dayton, to Jesse C. and Lura E. Moore Poor. On Oct. 19, 1941, she married John F. Boise, DD . . .
Gilbert J. Sturwold, 78, Newport, died at 6:40 a.m. at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster. He was born Feb. 12, 1933, in St. Patrick, to John and Mary Dwenger Sturwold. Surviving are four brothers, Clarence Sturwold, Vand . . .
Former Rockford resident Verne C. Mohr, 57, Goshen, Ind., died at 11:50 a.m. Jan. 13, 2012, at his residence. He was born May 2, 1954, to Lurline Frommel, who is deceased. On March 14, 1987, he married Diane Randall, who surviv . . .
Glenn A. Figley, 90, Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices, St. Marys, died at 9:30 a.m. Jan. 22, 2012. He was born Dec. 19, 1921, in St. Marys to Miles and Edna Miller Figley. On June 29, 1948, he married Ruth Evelyn Hight, who s . . .