Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued May 21 at 2:47PM EDT until May 21 at 7:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington (details ...)
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 254 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN INDIANA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 8 COUNTIES IN EAST CENTRAL INDIANA FAYETTE IN UNION IN WAYNE IN SOUTHEAST INDIANA DEARBORN FRANKLIN IN OHIO RIPLEY SWITZERLAND IN KENTUCKY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 9 COUNTIES IN NORTHERN KENTUCKY BOONE BRACKEN CAMPBELL CARROLL GALLATIN GRANT KENTON OWEN PENDLETON IN OHIO THIS WATCH INCLUDES 11 COUNTIES IN SOUTHWEST OHIO BUTLER CLERMONT HAMILTON WARREN IN WEST CENTRAL OHIO AUGLAIZE DARKE MERCER MIAMI MONTGOMERY PREBLE SHELBY THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ALEXANDRIA, AUGUSTA, AURORA, BATESVILLE, BRIGHT, BROOKSVILLE, BROOKVILLE, BURLINGTON, BUTLER, CAMDEN, CARROLLTON, CELINA, CINCINNATI, COLDWATER, CONNERSVILLE, COVINGTON, CRITTENDEN, DAYTON, DILLSBORO, DRY RIDGE, EATON, ERLANGER, FAIRFIELD, FALMOUTH, FLORENCE, GREENDALE, GREENVILLE, HAMILTON, HIDDEN VALLEY, INDEPENDENCE, KETTERING, LAWRENCEBURG, LEBANON, LIBERTY, MASON, MIDDLETOWN, MILAN, MILFORD, NEWPORT, OAKBROOK, OWENTON, OXFORD, PIQUA, RICHMOND, RISING SUN, SIDNEY, SPRINGBORO, ST. MARYS, TIPP CITY, TROY, VERSAILLES, VEVAY, WAPAKONETA, WARSAW, WEST COLLEGE CORNER, AND WILLIAMSTOWN.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued May 21 at 5:21PM EDT until May 21 at 5:30PM EDT by NWS Wilmington (details ...)
...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 530 PM EDT FOR CHAMPAIGN...LOGAN...EAST CENTRAL AUGLAIZE AND SOUTHWESTERN HARDIN COUNTIES... At 521 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles north of West Mansfield, moving northeast at 50 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Minor hail damage to vehicles is possible. Expect wind damage to trees and power lines. Locations impacted include... Bellefontaine, Urbana, Kenton, St. Paris, West Liberty, Mechanicsburg, North Lewisburg, Russells Point, De Graff, Lakeview, Belle Center, West Mansfield, Chippewa Park, Northwood, Roundhead, Quincy, Mount Victory, Christiansburg, Rushsylvania and Huntsville. HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED MAX HAIL SIZE...1.00 IN WIND THREAT...RADAR INDICATED MAX WIND GUST...60 MPH
Today 85° Today 85° likely 55° 55° Tomorrow 66° Tomorrow 66° chance 46° 46°
Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
Joseph Rohrbach
Joseph Richard Rohrbach, 92 of Spencerville died at 11:45 am Saturday, May 16th, 2020 at his home.
He was born May 15, 1928, on the family farm in Salem Township to Albert and Maude (Miller) Rohrbach. On May 9, 1948, he married Martha K. (Roeder) Rohrbach who preceded him in death on August 31, 2017.
Surviving are two children, Jack A. (Sally) Rohrbach of rural St. Marys and Kathy J. Fariello of St. Marys; two grandsons, Justin Rohrbach, Miami, Florida and Seth (Heather) Rohrbach of rural St. Marys; a great-granddaughter, Hadley Rohrbach and a great-grandson, Reid Kantner; two step-grandchildren Nicholas Fariello of Lombard, Il and Melina (Jack) Waddle of Northbrook, Il; and two step-great granddaughters; Francesca Fariello and Renea Waddle and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his son in law, Michael J. Fariello; two brothers and three sisters; Lyle Rohrbach, June (Stanley) Grove, Helen (Ray) Michael, Melba (Lester) Schwartz, and Norman Rohrbach.
Joe was a 1946 graduate of Spencerville High School. He retired as General Manager of Ringle Plating Corporation in Celina. He also worked at Whitney Sandblasting and Painting, Ohio Decorative Products, Lima Cement Products and engaged in farming.
He was a member of the Spencerville Friends Church where he served as board member and on numerous committees. He was a former member of the Walnut Grove United Methodist Church. Lifetime member of Spencerville FFA Alumni Association. Joe's favorite pastime was working on the farm and cheering on THE Ohio State Buckeyes.
In accordance with the orders of Governor Mike DeWine and the Ohio Department of Health during the coronavirus pandemic, private, family only graveside funeral rites were held at the Kossuth Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rita's Hospice, 959 W. North St., Lima, Ohio 45805.
Condolences maybe sent to tbayliff@woh.rr.com. The Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville was in charge of the arrangements.
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