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Monday, March 2nd, 2015 Edition of The Daily Standard
Online Local News Stories
With frequent arctic-like temperatures during February and Sunday's storm dumping more snow, it's been difficult for area residents to find signs that spring is just a few weeks away. However, one harbinger of the coming change . . .
KENTON - Three Midwest Athletic Conference teams from Auglaize County converged at Kenton High School on Saturday night each holding visions of keeping its postseason dreams alive in the Division IV tournament. Unfortunately f . . .
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• Mayor looks to redraw official's contract
• Flyers roll past Redskins; Indians' comeback attempt falls short against Ada
• Bulldogs, 'Riders end their seasons
• Cavs win in overtime
• Lady Cavs heading to state
• Coldwater wins LCC sectional
Local Obituaries
Albert "Al" Leo Heitkamp, 83, Rockford, entered into rest at 12:55 a.m. Feb. 28, 2015, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. Al was born Feb. 24, 1932, in Minster, to the late Roman and Elanora (Schemmel) Heitkamp. On July 28, 19 . . .
Jeanette Eldridge, 80, St. Marys, died at 5:08 p.m. Feb. 27, 2015, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. She was born Dec. 1, 1934, in Pineville, Ky., the daughter of John L. and Myrtle (Partin) Martin, who are deceased. On . . .
Walter Lawrence Langenkamp, 60, Pennville, Ind., passed away from cancer Feb. 27, 2015, in Celina. He was born Dec. 23, 1954, in Celina, to the late Norbert H. and Margaret E. (Stammen) Langenkamp. He is survived by his lovin . . .
Cecile Marie O'Daffer, 98, Middle Point, died at 4 p.m. Feb. 28, 2015, shortly after arrival at Van Wert County Hospital. She was born May 27, 1916, in Auglaize County, the daughter of the late Melbourne and Nettie (Warmon) Ove . . .
Ella V. McDonald, 83, Celina, passed away at 8:05 a.m. Feb. 25, 2015, at OSU Medical Center, Columbus. She was born Nov. 29, 1931, in Hindman, Ky., Knott County, to A.B. and Minta (Calhoun) Blount Smith, who preceded her in dea . . .
Emmit Steven Pleiman, stillborn son of Nick and Kim (Rose) Pleiman, St. Henry, died on March 1, 2015, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. Also surviving are a brother, Dominic; grandparents, Roger and Nancy Rose . . .
Betty Lou (Carr) Howe-Johnson, 81, Greenville, went to be with the Lord on Feb. 28, 2015, at Rest Haven Nursing Home, Greenville. She was born Aug. 3, 1933, in Mount Holly, Burlington County, N.J., the daughter of the late Russ . . .
Shirley A. Dicke, 71, New Bremen area, died at 10:41 a.m. Feb. 27, 2015, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Paul United Church of Christ, New Bremen, the Rev. Becky Er . . .
Laverne Anna Lela Hirschfeld Kittle, 85, formerly of Montezuma, passed away on the evening of Feb. 24, 2015, at Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Community, St. Marys. She was born March 23, 1929, in Franklin Township, the daughter of . . .
Clarine P. Liette, 96, formerly of St. Henry, died Feb. 28, 2015, at Clare Bridge, Greenville. She was born March 17, 1918, in Allen Township, Darke County, to the late George and Rose Matilda (Stammen) Buehler. On April 26, 19 . . .
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