Flood Advisory issued June 16 at 9:17PM EDT until June 18 at 4:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington
The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a * Flood Advisory for... Southern Mercer County in west central Ohio... * Until 1215 AM EDT. * At 913 PM EDT, radar indicated thunderstorms with heavy rain had produced up to 2 inches of rain early this evening. * Minor flooding of low-lying and poorly drained streets, highways and underpasses will occur. In addition, farmland near creeks, streams and drainage ditches will experience minor flooding. Some locations that will experience minor flooding include... Celina, Coldwater, St. Henry, Fort Recovery, Wabash, Chickasaw, Burkettsville, Montezuma, Carthagena and Maria Stein.
Flood Advisory issued June 16 at 7:47PM EDT by NWS Wilmington
The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a * Flood Advisory for... Northern Shelby County in west central Ohio... Logan County in west central Ohio... Southern Auglaize County in west central Ohio... * Until 1045 PM EDT. * At 742 PM EDT, radar indicated thunderstorms with heavy rain moving across the advisory area. Radar estimated that up to 1.5 inches had fallen in an hour. Additional rainfall will occur. In addition, spotters report flooding in fields. * Minor flooding of low-lying and poorly drained streets, highways and underpasses will occur. In addition, farmland near creeks, streams and drainage ditches will experience minor flooding. Some locations that will experience minor flooding include... Bellefontaine, St. Marys, New Bremen, Minster, Anna, Fort Loramie, Jackson Center, Russells Point, Botkins, Lakeview, New Knoxville, Belle Center, West Mansfield, Chippewa Park, Northwood, Rushsylvania, Huntsville, Ridgeway, Kettlersville and Fryburg.
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Saturday, October 20th, 2012
Marie Dirksen
Marie Dirksen, 89, formerly of Osgood, died at 8:19 a.m. Oct. 19, 2012, at the Dorothy Love Retirement Community, Sidney.
She was born Jan. 8, 1923, in Yorkshire to Walter and Anna Martino Lorton. On June 26, 1943, she married Joseph J. Dirksen, who died Aug. 23, 1996.
Surviving are four children, Donna (Thomas) Pleiman, Sidney, David (Deb) Dirksen, Bradford, Bernard (DeeDee) Dirksen, Lima, and Anne Hamilton, New Bremen; a brother, Bernard (Doris) Lorton, Hot Springs, Ark.; 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are six siblings Felix Lorton, Mary Heistand, Betty Westgerdes, Wilfred Lorton, Arnold Lorton and Luella Kessler.
She formerly worked at the former Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. plant in St. Marys and was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Osgood, where she formerly served as sacristan, was a member the St. Barbara Ladies Sodality of the Church and the Knights of St. John Auxiliary, Maria Stein.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. David Zink officiating. Burial will follow at St. Martin Cemetery, Osgood.
Calling is 3 to 7 p.m. Monday and 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Contributions may be made to the Dorothy Love Activity Fund.
Condolences may be made at www.hogenkampfh.com.
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