Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 Edition of The Daily Standard
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CELINA - School board members have decided an income tax levy for operating costs will take precedence over building a new elementary school. On Monday, board members opted to push off another attempt to get a bond levy passed . . .
ST. HENRY - Village councilors again will ask voters to approve an income tax increase to fund a new swimming pool and other projects but are making changes to their proposal based on public feedback. Councilors on Monday night . . .
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• State may intervene in police contract dispute
• Financing course required to graduate
• Two lots to be annexed into Fort Recovery
• Cougars give Cavaliers first loss
• Marion Local's Winner to attend Indiana Wesleyan
Ronald D. Spitler, 78, St. Marys, died at 12:55 p.m. Dec. 16, 2012, at Lima Memorial Hospital. He was born Dec. 13, 1934, in Potsdam to Roscoe and Irene Marker Spitler. On Nov. 23, 1969, he married Carmelita De Salva, who survi . . .
Rea Almeda Chapman, 79, St. Henry, died at 1:20 a.m. Dec. 17, 2012, at the Gardens, Celina. She was born June 27, 1933, in Carpenter to Verlin and Frances Cain Howery. On Jan. 29, 1955, she married Ralph R. Chapman, who survive . . .
Alma O. Overman, 87, formerly of Maria Stein, died Dec. 16, 2012, at Celina Manor. She was born Jan. 29, 1925, in Coldwater to Jacob and Josephine Stegeman Bernard. On May 28, 1948, she married Richard F. Overman, who died Nov. . . .
Thomas Cross, 65, formerly of St. Marys, died Dec. 15, 2012, at Ohio Veteran's Home, Georgetown. Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, is handling arrangements. . . .
Miriam R. Klipfel, 100, formerly of Celina, died Nov. 25, 2012, at the Neville Center, Cambridge, Mass. She was born Nov. 24, 1912, in Celina to Kathryn and Otto F. Rentzsch. She married Arthur A. Klipfel Jr., who died in 1965. . . .