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Friday, January 4th, 2013
By Margie Wuebker
CELINA - Dr. James J. Otis, who at one time was the oldest practicing family physician in Ohio, died Thursday afternoon at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
Otis, known affectionately throughout the area as Dr. Jim, marked his 99th birthday in October. His health had declined in recent weeks following a fall, which also ended his daily routine of driving to North Grove Cemetery to spend time at his wife's gravesite and walking his dog Molly through Harbor Point. [More]
By Ryan Hines
MARIA STEIN - Minster's girls basketball rallied from a 13-point deficit in the second half and survived an overtime session to snap Marion Local's six-game winning streak with a 52-49 triumph on Thursday night in Midwest Athletic Conference action at The Hangar in Maria Stein. [More]
Obituaries on January 4th, 2013
Angelo Louis Busacca, 68, Mendon, held out his hand to his heavenly father to t [More]
Orville C. Siefring, 87, Coldwater, died Jan. 3, 2013, at his home.
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Cecelia G. Hohenbrink Vorst, 88, Kalida, died at 3:25 a.m. Jan. 3, 2013, at The Meadows of Kalida. [More]
Dr. James J. Otis, 99, Celina, died Jan. 3, 2013.
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Naomi J. Timmerman, 81, Coldwater, died Jan. 3, 2012.
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Luke L. Heitkamp, 66, Panama City, Fla., formerly of Maria Stein, died Jan. 2, [More]
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