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Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 Edition of The Daily Standard
Online Local News Stories
Whether tucking an orange into a shoe or hooking a candy cane into a stocking, the tradition of St. Nick varies for many families in the Grand Lake area. Anne McGuire, director of programs at the Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy . . .
COLDWATER - Tri Star horticulture instructor and FFA adviser Denny Riethman at Coldwater schools was named one of six top agriculture educators in the nation last week by the National Association of Agricultural Educators. Riet . . .
Print Edition Only News Stories
• Grant writer pitched to Fort Recovery council
• St. Marys water rate increase is likely
• Corrections officer returns with flag
• Committee views 2013 street project
• Golf carts may be driven on roads within corporation limits
• Browning is helping Parkway start a wrestling program
• Mercer County farmers can apply for conservation funds
Local Obituaries
Merlin W. Blumhorst, 99, New Bremen, died at 11:35 a.m. Dec. 3, 2012, at St. Marys Living Center. He was born Oct. 15, 1913, near Kettlersville, to William and Bertha May Blumhorst. On June 8, 1946, he married Eldine Bertke, wh . . .
Richard S. Loffer, 82, St. Marys, died at 7:15 p.m. Dec. 1, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. He was born Jan. 7, 1930, in Ada to Lowell and Mary Hubbell Loffer. On May 19, 1951, he married Barbara . . .
Phyllis Margaret Shier, 94, Coldwater, died Dec. 3, 2012, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. She was born Nov. 19, 1918, in Mercer County, to Bryan and Orpha Martz Shaffer. On Aug. 27, 1960, she married John Shier, who died Jan. . . .
Dwayne L. Hoelscher, 33, Fort Recovery, died Dec. 1, 2012, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. He was born May 26, 1979, in Coldwater to Carolyn McNeil Hoelscher, who survives. Also surviving are two children, Aid . . .
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