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Archive - May 24, 2013

Virginia L. Braun

May 24, 2013

    Virginia L. “Ginny” Braun, 83, of Decatur, went to her heavenly home on Wednesday, May 22, 2013.
    Ginny was born February 14, 1930, in Monroeville, to the late Frank and Frances (Vizard) Cagnet.
    On November 4, 1950, she married Eugene A. Braun; he survives in Decatur.

Larry A. Toole

May 24, 2013

    Larry A. Toole, 47, passed away May 22, 2013, at his residence in Chestertown, Md.,
    Larry graduated from Bellmont HIgh School in 1983. He served seven years in the Army.
    Among survivors are his parents, Gerald (Jerry) and Mary Jo Toole of Decatur; companion, Georgia Picard of Chestertown, Md.; brother, Gary (Diana) Toole of Bellville, Mich.; sister, Lori (Mark) Einfalt of Pflugerville, Texas; and four nieces and nephews, Riley, Kelsey, and Connor Einfalt, and Roland Toole.

Velma S. Zelt

May 24, 2013

    Velma S. Zelt, 98, of Fort Wayne, formerly of rural Decatur, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home.
    Velma was born on August 22, 1914, in New Haven to the late John D. and Julia L. (Bradtmiller) Hemsoth.
    On May 22, 1937, she married Alfred H. Zelt; he tragically died on November 17, 1952.

Velma S. Zelt

May 24, 2013

    Velma S. Zelt, 98, of Fort Wayne, formerly of rural Decatur, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home.
    Velma was born on August 22, 1914, in New Haven to the late John D. and Julia L. (Bradtmiller) Hemsoth.
    On May 22, 1937, she married Alfred H. Zelt; he tragically died on November 17, 1952.

Norwell survives sectional scare from Braves, 9-2

May 24, 2013

    The state's third-ranked Norwell Knights had a battle on their hands Thursday night for the first six innings in the class 3A baseball sectional at Bellmont as they led by just a 3-2 count over the Braves in the opening round of tourney play.
    However, in the top of the seventh, the Knights, now 27-3 on the year, showed the merit of their ranking battering Bellmont pitching for six runs on five hits and two walks and advanced to the next round with a 9-2 decision over Bellmont.

Memorial set for city’s Viet victims

May 24, 2013

    Just in time for Memorial Day came the announcement at this week's Decatur City Council meeting that the city will be getting a memorial to honor six city residents who were killed in the line of duty during the Vietnam War.
    Mayor John Schultz said at the meeting that the memorial is being sponsored by the local VFW and American Legion posts, and that members of those organizations would like to place it somewhere near the gazebo along the walkway at Riverside Center.

Willshire museum enlarged

May 24, 2013

    Among area Memorial Day events is the military exhibit in Willshire, Ohio.
    In its third year, store owners Bill and Aleta Weiss have completely transformed the entire Willshire Home Furnishings store, at 318 State Street in downtown Willshire, into a military museum to bring to the public an exhibit that will offer endless lessons in history, a news release said.

NAdams bids farewell to retirees

May 24, 2013

    North Adams Community Schools held an open house at the administration building on Wednesday to honor the retirement of five employees.
    Retirees include Superintendent Dr. Wylie Sirk, who has been with North Adams for 19½ years; Mike Thieme, a bus driver for 40 ½ years; teacher Rick Koester, 38 years; and Cindy Wass, a paraprofessional for 27 years.
    Also retiring is Nancy Ulman, a custodian for 25½ years.

 

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