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Thursday, July 5th, 2012 Edition of The Daily Standard
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LIMA - Canadian native Len Archibald has observed that success in Ohio can be defined by three "f" words - farming, football and factories. The Rockford resident is hoping to add another "f" word - film. The second Northwest . . .
ST. HENRY - Fast starts proved to be a successful strategy on Wednesday during the Mercer County ACME sectional tournament as one team punched their ticket to the district tournament while another avoided elimination. Coldwater . . .
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• City: building will be razed eventually
• Mendon man remains in jail
• County sells tiny lakeside property to aid subdivision
• Square dancers sought to help break record
• Merchants upset about crackdown
• Roughriders avoid elimination
• Mariners blow 2-0 lead to Monarchs
Local Obituaries
Former Celina resident Don Hellwarth, 77, Marysville, died July 2, 2012, at his residence. He was born Feb. 17, 1935, near Celina to Richard and Melva Ferguson Hellwarth. On Sept. 3, 1955, he married Alice Jeanette Thomas, who . . .
Geary L. Wessel, 76, St. Marys, died July 2, 2012, at Lima Memorial Hospital. He was born May 24, 1936, in St. Marys to Earl "Heinie" and Alfrieda Quellhorst Wessel. On Dec. 29, 1955, he married Betty Knapp, who died July 5, 20 . . .
Norman A. Guggenbiller, 82, Fort Recovery, died July 4, 2012, at his residence. He was born April 10, 1930, in Wendelin to Henry and Leona Kunkler Guggenbiller. On May 7, 1953, he married Dorothy Homan, who survives. Other su . . .
Norma J. Purpus, 85, Minster, died at 6:11 a.m. July 3, 2012, at her home. She was born Dec. 11, 1926, in Minster to Julius and Nora Ritter Woehrmyer. On April 12, 1947, she married Theodore "Ted" Purpus, who died Oct. 20, 2007 . . .
Linda August, 67, Celina, died July 5, 2012. Arrangements are pending at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina. . . .
Robert D. Thompson, 68, of Coldwater, died at 9:20 a.m. July 3, 2012, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. He was born April 2, 1944, in Van Wert, to Ernest C. and Gertrude McBride Thompson. On Aug. 21, 1966, he marr . . .
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