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Friday, December 27th, 2013 Edition of The Daily Standard
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CELINA - Rising costs and an aging fleet has prompted the need for a hefty increase in ambulance rates for 2014. Charges for squad runs by the Mercer County Emergency Medical Service will increase in January up to 150 percent, . . .
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Dennis A. Bertke, 84, Maria Stein, died Dec. 26, 2013, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. He was born Sept. 6, 1929, in Maria Stein, to Rudolph J. and Lena (Wint) Bertke. On July 9, 1949, he married Ruth Huecker in McCartyville, . . .
Nanette "Nan" Bowling, 79, Celina, died Dec. 25, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys, following a brief illness. She was born Nov. 13, 1934, in St. Marys, the daughter of Thomas and Gertrude (Ruffing) . . .
Jean Liesner, 63, Chickasaw, died at 10 a.m. Dec. 26, 2013, at her home. She was born Feb. 18, 1950, in St. Sebastian, to Richard and Imelda (Schoenherr) Heckman. On Oct. 14, 1972, in St. Sebastian, she married Frank Liesner, w . . .
Rysen Patrick Nigel McKee, infant son of Matthew T.L. McKee, Delphos, and Katheryn "Katie" Lutz, St. Marys, died at 5:37 p.m. Dec. 19, 2013, at Kettering Medical Center, Kettering. Private family services will be held. Arrang . . .
Darrell L. Ralston, 91, Celina, died at 2:30 a.m. Dec. 24, 2013, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. He was born Aug. 13, 1922, in Miami County to the late Verdi and Nellie (Allen) Ralston. On June 8, 1947, he married Wilma . . .
Marjorie Lucille Smith, 92, formerly of St. Marys, died Dec. 26, 2013, at St. Marys Living Center. Services are 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Faith Alliance Church, New Bremen, the Rev. Tom Sager officiating. Burial is at Elm Grove Cem . . .
Timothy A. Vagedes, 54, of Chicago, Ill., formerly of Houston, passed away suddenly of natural causes on Dec. 25, 2013, at Kettering Medical Center, Kettering. He was born April 9, 1959, in Cincinnati, to Carl and Frances Jones . . .
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