Archive - Jan 11, 2013
Mark A. Kaehr, 57, of Bluffton, passed away at 4:05 a.m. Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at Mayo Hospital, in Jacksonville, Fla., while awaiting a heart transplant.
Mark was born in Wells County on June 20, 1955, to the late Phillip G. and Gloria S. (Timmons) Kaehr. His mother survives in Bluffton.
He married Renee A. Bebout on November 12, 1977, in Bluffton; she survives.
Aldine Moser, 101, of Bluffton, died Thursday, January 10, 2013, at the Christian Care Retirement Community.
She was born in Adams County on September 12, 1911, to the late Jacob Kaehr and Fannie Reinhard.
Aldine married Harold A. Moser on September 12, 1936, in Bluffton; he passed away on December 15, 1976.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Apostolic Christian Church.
Due to incorrect information provided to the newspaper, the wife of Chris L. Eicher was mistakenly named as Esther (Ruben) Eicher instead of Esther (Raber) Eicher in Thursday's edition.
Mary E. Howe, 87, of New Haven, died on January 9, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.
Born in Columbia City, she retired from General Electric. Among survivors are her daughter, Maxine (Jim) Bailey of Gobles, Mich.; three sons, Gaylord (Kay) Howe of Bluffton, Marvin (Juanita) Howe of Colorado Springs, Colo., Ivan (Sandra) Howe of Decatur; 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Violet L. Smith, 94, Decatur, died Thursday night at Woodcrest Nursing Home.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy.
Lynn Martin Stucky, 75, of Beech Island, S.C., a former resident of Willshire, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2013, in Aiken, S.C.
Lynn was born in Decatur on Monday, October 11, 1937, to the late Martin and Verona Loreen (Snyder) Stucky.
He married his former spouse, Marcia Merriman, on October 2, 1960, in the Union United Methodist Church outside of Willshire, Ohio; she survives.
Cynthia Snider was elected to the Adams Central Board of Education during a special meeting held this week.
Snider fills the seat of former member Steve Bailey, who resigned at the beginning of the year after accepting a new job in another state. Bailey was re-elected to the board in November, meaning Snider's appointment is a full four-year term.
The board interviewed two candidates Monday, Snider and Julie Foster, after opening the position to the public in December.
The 22nd annual meeting of the United Way of Adams County (UW) was held this week, with the main order of business being the election of board members to three-year terms.
Six board members were eligible to return for a second three-year term and were re-elected: Corey Affolder, Maggie Bollinger, Becky Cochran, Kenny Ketzler, Dan Kintz and Bill Warren.
The Adams County CrimeStoppers program will be hosting the third annual “help fight crime” fundraiser basketball game on February 18.
The Crime Fighters will take on the Fort Wayne K105 radio station team starting at 7 p.m. at the Bellmont High School gym.
Ticket prices are $4 for adults, $2 for students, and children under 5 will be admitted free.
Jenna Razo’s Razz-M-Jazz dance studio will perform for the halftime show.