Sept. 29, 1930-May 13, 2013
Marilyn A. Robey, 82,of Cairo, died at 4:37 a.m.Monday at Lima MemorialHospital.She was born Sept. 29,1930, in Lima to Frances andVelma T. (Hunt) Davis, whopreceded her in death.On Jan. 1, 1950, she mar-ried Albert D. Robey, withwhom she shared 42 wonder-ful years until his passing onNov. 6, 1992.Survivors include herbest friend, Bill Parsons,of Columbus Grove; threesons, Tom (Barbara) Robeyof Hubbard, Jeff (Judy)Robey and Steve (Pam)Robey of Cairo; a daughter,Teena (Ron) Ebbeskotte of Delphos; four brothers, Paul(Lena) Davis of Addison,Ill., Fred (Shirley) Davis andBill Williams of Gomer andRoger Williams of Yellville,Ark.; a sister, Carol Reckerof Lima; nine grandchildren,Kelley (Kevin) Lacey, Karen(Todd) Witt, Susan (Chris)Serenari, Wendy (Adam)Dodge, Jason (Amanda)Robey, Josh (Taylor) Robey,Zach (Kristen) Ebbeskotte,Lindsay Ebbeskotte andRyan Ebbeskotte; 13 great-grandchildren, Marin Butler,Madden Witt, McKennaWitt, Addison Serenari,Chris Moore, Erin Moore,Earl Smith, Jr., WilliamSmith, Gavin Hutchison,Aiden Robey, Jeron MichaelRobey and twins expectedin July; a great-great-grand-daughter, Rosalie Hope; threestepgrandchildren, Robert(Purita) Buck, Robin (Paul)Hoff and John Williams; anda stepgreat-grandson, KeltonDodge.She was also precededin death by her stepfather,Raymie Williams, who raisedher; a grandson, Jeron StevenRobey; a stepgrandson,Richard Buck; a brother, JohnWilliams; and a sister-in-law,Donna Williams.Mrs. Robey was a gradu-ate of Gomer High School,class 1948, which continuesto meet once a month. Shehad been employed at CityLoan & Savings, WarehouseAssociates and Otis WrightTrucking, all of Lima.Marilyn was a member of the Gomer United Church of Christ where she held manypositions in the church, cur-rently a deaconess. She was amember of the Ladies of Funand Fellowship of Cairo andthe Progressive Mothers Clubof Columbus Grove.She loved to cook, espe-cially homemade noodles andchocolate scotcheroos, tak-ing trips and vacations withBill, working in the yard andflower garden of which shewas very proud. She was afaithful follower of the BathWildkittens softball and bas-ketball team.She loved watching herchildren and grandchildrensporting events. Marilyn trulyenjoyed spending time withfamily and friends and lookedforward to the yearly familyvacation to Port Clinton.Funeral services will beginat 11 a.m. Friday at GomerUnited Church of Christ,Gomer, Pastor Gary Ginterofficiating. Burial will bein Cairo Eastside Cemetery,Cairo.Friends may call from 2-8p.m. Thursday at HartmanSons Funeral Home,Columbus Grove.Preferred memorials are tothe Gomer United Church of Christ Memorial Fund or thechurch’s organ fund.2 – The Herald Wednesday, May 15, 2013
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Vol. 143 No. 234
Nancy Spencer, editorRay Geary, general managerDelphos Herald Inc.Don Hemple, advertising manager
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IT WAS NEWS THENPERSONAL
A boy was born May 11 toCherilyn and Aaron Bensingerof Elida.A boy was born May 13 toJamie and Dustin Schaadt of Venedocia.
Don D., 77,of Spencerville, funeral ser-vices will begin at 10:30 a.m.today at Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home, Spencerville,the Revs. Jan Johnson andCharles Johnson officiating.Burial will be in WoodlawnCemetery, Ohio City, wherethe Spencerville Veterans willconduct Military GravesideRites. In lieu of flowers, thefamily requests memorials tothe Heart of Cancer societiesof to Trinity United MethodistChurch in Spencerville.Corn $6.83Wheat $6.76Soybeans $14.93
WEATHER FORECASTTri-countyAssociated PressTODAY:
Mostly sunnyin the morning, Then part-ly cloudy with a 20 percentchance of showers and thun-derstorms in the afternoon.Highs in the mid 80s. Westwinds 15 to 20 mph.
Partly cloudywith a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.Lows in the upper 50s.Northwest winds around 10mph through midnight becom-ing light and variable.
Partlycloudy with a 20 percentchance of showers and thun-derstorms. Highs in the upper70s. South winds around 5mph shifting to the west in theafternoon.
Mostly clear through mid-night then becoming partlycloudy. Lows in the upper50s. Light and variable windsbecoming northeast up to 5mph after midnight.
Partly cloudywith a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.Highs in the upper 70s.Delphos Police were dis-patched to an accident at 7:11p.m. on Sunday at the 300block of South Pierce Street.A pick-up owned by JohnA. Nomina was parked south-bound on the west side of Pierce Street when it wasstruck head-on by David G.Betz, 36, of Delphos. Betzwas traveling northbound onPierce Street and went left of center striking the Nominapick-up.Nomina’s vehicle sus-tained functional damage tothe center front part of thetruck. The vehicle driven byBetz sustained disabling dam-age to the center front areaof the car. No injuries werereported.Betz was given a breatha-lyzer test and cited with oper-ating a vehicle intoxicated(OVI) and no operator’slicense.
Car veers left of cen-ter, strikes pick-up
Delphos police were calledto a car/motorcycle incidentat approximately 5:59 p.m.Saturday.Reports indicate TiffanyM. Geise, 20, of Delphoswas northbound on NorthJefferson Street approachingthe stop sign at the intersec-tion of West Fourth Streetwhen she rolled through theintersection failing to stopat the stop sign. Debbra L.Merritt, 49, of Van Wertwas operating a motorcycleand traveling westbound onFourth Street and did not havea stop sign. To avoid a colli-sion with the Geise vehicle,Merrit layed the motorcycledown.No contact was madebetween the two vehicles.Merritt’s motorcycle sus-tained minor damage to theright side.Merritt was transportedto St. Rita’s Medical Centerby Delphos EMS with non-incapacitating injuries.Geise was cited with fail-ure to stop.
Motorcyclist sent toSt. Rita’s Hospital
One Year Ago
New Landeck CL of C officers include Kathy Siefker,treasurer; Catherine Heitz, president; Jolene Bockey, trustee2 years; Norma Ditto, trustee 4 years; Laura Ladd, secre-tary; Kay Siefker, vice president; Rosie Hilvers, inner guard;Martha Etzkorn, trustee 6 years; Therese Rahrig, monitor;Velma Wehri, promoter; Helen Kimmett, cheer lady; and SueRadabaugh, photographer.
25 Years Ago – 1988
Graduation ceremonies for 37 Fort Jennings seniors willbe held May 27 in the high school gymnasium. Guest speak-ers will be the Rev. John A. Cox and the Rev. John Shanahan.Student speakers and honor graduates are Cheryl Marie Meyer,valedictorian; Linda Kay Inkrott, salutatorian; Karen SueLindeman and Janet Marie Krietemeyer.Delphos volunteers recognized at Allen County Chapter,American Red Cross, annual luncheon Thursday were EdnaJane Nolte, Vera Loetz, Betty Wiesenberg, Carolyn Rice, MaryHiller, Louise Mox, Jerry Kemper, Esther Lemke and AngelaKill. Nolte received a 20-year pin, Rice a 30-year pin, Kempera 10-year pin, Kill a five-year pin and Lemke was awarded acertificate.Division I winners of the Catholic Daughters of Americaspoetry contest are Lori Norris, Aaron Sever and Kelly Kimmet.Winners in Division II of the contest were Traci Grothouse,Katie Hanser and Molly Calvelage. Poetry winners werehonored recently at a potluck dinner hosted by the CatholicDaughters of the Americas at Knights of Columbus Hall.
50 Years Ago – 1963
Additional officers for Delphos’ clean-up, paint-up, fix-up campaign have been announced. Dick Schlagbaum, BillRemlinger, and Bob Shenk are serving as co-chairmen of the drive. The Rotary Club and Bob Rozelle form the drive’sfinance committee. The retail committee consists of theChamber of Commerce, Bill Gladen, Bill Remlinger, and GeneLaudick.Ruth Coffee was elected president of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary during the regular meeting held Monday eve-ning in the Eagles club rooms. Other officers elected are EthelWrocklage, vice president; Estella Wieging, chaplain; HelenVance, treasurer; Sharon Archer, conductress; Ruth Miller,inside guard; Tanya Wiley, outside guard; Leola Behringer,Edna Kortokrax and Mary Vondran, trustees.A service of recognition will be held Sunday in the DelphosEvangelical United Church honoring its members of the seniorclasses at Jefferson, Lincolnview and Benzonia Central highschools. Bibles will be presented to Larry Bame, DennisKiggins, Donald Marks, John Thatcher and Willie Vasquez byRobert McBride, serving as the committee.
By The Associated Press
Today is Wednesday, May15, the 135th day of 2013.There are 230 days left inthe year.
Today’s Highlight inHistory:
On May 15, 1863, EdouardManet’s painting “Le dejeun-er sur l’herbe” (The Lunchon the Grass) went on displayin Paris, scandalizing viewerswith its depiction of a nudewoman seated on the groundwith two fully dressed men ata picnic in a wooded area.
On this date:
In 1602, English naviga-tor Bartholomew Gosnoldand his ship, the Concord,arrived at present-day CapeCod, which he’s credited withnaming.In 1862, PresidentAbraham Lincoln signedan act establishing theDepartment of Agriculture.In 1930, registered nurseEllen Church, the first air-line stewardess, went onduty aboard an Oakland-to-Chicago flight operated byBoeing Air Transport (a fore-runner of United Airlines).In 1942, President FranklinD. Roosevelt signed a mea-sure creating the Women’sArmy Auxiliary Corps,whose members came to beknown as WACs. Wartimegasoline rationing went intoeffect in 17 Eastern states,limiting sales to three gal-lons a week for non-essentialvehicles.In 1972, Alabama Gov.George C. Wallace was shotand left paralyzed by ArthurH. Bremer while campaign-ing in Laurel, Md., for theDemocratic presidential nom-ination. (Bremer served 35years of a 53-year sentencefor attempted murder.)
Ten years ago:
Emergency officials rushedto a series of mock catastro-phes in the Chicago area onthe busiest day of a nationalweeklong exercise. RunawayTexas Democrats boardedtwo buses and headed homeafter a self-imposed exile inOklahoma that succeeded inkilling a redistricting bill theyopposed.
Five years ago:
PresidentGeorge W. Bush, address-ing the Israeli Knesset, gen-tly urged Mideast leaders to“make the hard choices nec-essary for peace” and con-demned what he called “thefalse comfort of appease-ment.” Emmy-winning com-poser Alexander “Sandy”Courage, who created the oth-erworldly theme for the origi-nal “Star Trek” TV series,died in Los Angeles at age 88.The following individuals appeared Tuesday before JudgeCharles Steele in Van Wert County Court of Common Pleas:
23, Delphos was sentenced for attempt-ed unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, a misdemeanor of thefirst degree. Her sentence was one year community control,30 days jail at a later date, substance abuse and psychologicalassessments and treatment, 50 hours community service, paycourt costs and partial appointed counsel fees. A 180-day jailterm and $1,000 fine were deferred.
Robert K. Stoller,
30, Van Wert, possession of drugs,felony five, was sentenced to three years community control,30 days Electronic House Arrest, 30 days jail at a later date,100 hours community service, substance abuse assessmentand treatment, two years intensive probation, driver’s licensesuspended six months, pay court costs and partial appointedcounsel fees. A nine-month prison term was deferred.
21, Van Wert, possession of heroin, felonyfive, was sentenced to three years community control, 30 days jail at a later date, 60 days Electronic House Arrest (or jail),100 hours community service, substance abuse assessmentand treatment, turn in a list of prescription drugs to probation,two years intensive probation, driver’s license suspended sixmonths, pay court costs and partial appointed counsel fees. Anine-month prison term was deferred.He will remain in jail until EMHA established.
28, Van Wert, was sentenced on two differentcases. In the first case for possession of drugs, felony 5, heappeared for a probation violation. He admitted the violationand was sentenced to nine months in prison, with credit for130 days already served. The second case was for sentencingfor two counts of breaking and entering, each a felony five.He was sentenced to 11 months in prison for each count to beserved concurrently but consecutive to the nine months in thefirst case. He was also ordered to pay restitution to several vic-tims: Elmco Engineering ($5,775), Uptown Laundry ($520),Van Wert Glass ($1,504), First Friends Church ($195) pluscourt costs.He was remanded to jail for transfer to prison.
Probation violationJeremy Rollins,
36, Van Wert, admitted to probation vio-lations for failing to get permission from probation to move,failure to report to probation and failure to complete counsel-ing. He was sentenced to serve his previously deferred prisonsentence of 9 months. With credit for 193 days served.Tom Groves, 72, of Delphos is recovering in St.Rita’s Medical Center aftersurgery. Get well wishes canbe sent to St. Rita’s MedicalCenter, 730 W. Market St,Lima OH 45801.
Marilyn A. Robey
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