The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers
St. Marys River at Rockford The Flood Warning continues for The St. Marys River at Rockford * until this evening. * At 4 PM the stage was 13.1 feet.
At 908 PM EDT, radar indicated a shower near Wapakoneta, moving east at 35 mph. HAZARDS INCLUDE... Winds to 40 mph...
The National Weather Service in Wilmington has extended the * Flood Warning for
Auglaize County in west central Ohio... * Until 1245 PM EDT Monday. * At 1219 PM EDT, local law enforcement reported that several roads remain closed due to high water.
55° 55° chance Mon 61° Mon 61° 43° 43° Tue 64° Tue 64°
Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
George Bickel
George Ronald Bickel age 88, Portland, Indiana, passed away early Monday morning in Persimmon Ridge Healthcare.
He was born in Jay County August 1, 1928 the son of Earl and Pearl (Whitacre) Bickel. He was married August 26, 1949 to Mary Ellen Shreeve and she died October 18, 2015.
He was a parts manager for thirty-two years working for Price Implement in Portland and Lefeld's John Deere in Coldwater. He was a member of the West Walnut Street Church of Christ.
Surviving are two sons Dennis D. Bickel of New Haven and Edward L. Bickel of Portland, Seven grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son Jeff.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 10:00 AM in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home with burial in the Salamonia Cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 4:00-7:00 PM.
Memorials can be made to the West Walnut Street Church of Christ.
Online condolences at
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