STRONG WINTER STORM IMPACTING THE OHIO VALLEY THROUGH TONIGHT
A strong low pressure system will track across West Virginia tonight. On the backside of the low, an arctic airmass will spread into the Ohio Valley. As temperatures fall below freezing, mixed precipitation is changing over to snow. Periods of heavy snow will be possible. It will also be very windy with northwest
WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EST SUNDAY
* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches with storms total accumulations of 4 to 9 inches. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph, resulting in blowing snow and near blizzard conditions. * WHERE...Mercer, Auglaize and Hardin Counties
Sun 13° Sun 13° -4° -4° Mon 10° Mon 10°
Thursday, December 27th, 2012
Virginia Hoelscher
Virginia Ann Hoelscher, 89, New Knoxville, died at 1:40 p.m. Dec. 26, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
She was born Jan. 21, 1923, in Wapakoneta to John and Rose Burk Pitthan. On April 13, 1946, she married Myron Hoelscher, who died Nov. 12, 2003.
Surviving are two children, Doug (Linda) Hoelscher, New Knoxville, and Deborah (Ron) Wood, Sheridan, Wy.; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Deceased are three sisters, Florence Winemiller, Jeannette Fast and Dorothy Steele.
A 1940 graduate of Blume High School in Wapakoneta, she formerly worked at Westinghouse Corporation in Lima and was a homemaker. She also assisted in the operation of the family farm and was a member of First United Church of Christ in New Knoxville.
Services are 2 p.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. David Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Pilger Ruhe Cemetery.
Calling is 3-6 p.m. Sunday in the Heritage Room of the church.
Memorial gifts may be made to the radio broadcast fund of the church.
Vornholt-Miller Funeral Home, New Knoxville, is handling arrangements. Condolences may be left at Millerfuneralhomes.net.
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