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The Delphos Herald wantsto correct published errors inits news, sports and featurearticles. To inform the news-room of a mistake in publishedinformation, call the editorialdepartment at 419-695-0015.Corrections will be publishedon this page.
Vol. 143 No. 8
Nancy Spencer, editorRay Geary, general manager,Delphos Herald Inc.Don Hemple, advertising managerLori Silette
,circulation managerThe Delphos Herald(USPS 1525 8000) is publisheddaily except Sundays, Tuesdaysand Holidays.The Delphos Herald is deliv-ered by carrier in Delphos for$1.48 per week. Same daydelivery outside of Delphos isdone through the post officefor Allen, Van Wert or PutnamCounties. Delivery outside of these counties is $110 per year.Entered in the post officein Delphos, Ohio 45833 asPeriodicals, postage paid atDelphos, Ohio. 405 North Main St.TELEPHONE 695-0015Office Hours8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri.POSTMASTER:Send address changesto THE DELPHOS HERALD,405 N. Main St.Delphos, Ohio 45833
Passenger goes to hospital after crash
A West Milton man was cited following a two-vehicle crashthe occurred at approximately 12:03 a.m. Sunday near the inter-section of North Main and East First streets.A vehicle driven by Mary White, 63, of Skinner Street wasstopped at the red light at the intersection when a vehicle drivenby Ryan Olander, 22, of West Milton failed to stop behind theWhite vehicle, striking it in the rear.Olander told the responding officer he had looked down to resethis GPS unit right before his vehicle struck the White vehicle.Donald Snyder Jr., 58, of Delphos, a passenger in the Whitevehicle, was transported to St. Rita’s Medical Center for treatment.Robert White, Kendra Norbeck, Benjamin Norbeck and VeraSchabbing, all of Delphos, also passengers in the White vehicle,were uninjured.Olander was cited for failure to stop at an assured clear distance.
No injuries in 2-vehicle crash
No injuries were reported ina two-vehicle crash investigatedby Delphos Police at approxi-mately 4:32 p.m. Friday.Reports indicate KrystalUmpfleet of Old Delphos Roadwas facing east on East SecondStreet and stopped at a red lightat the intersection of East Secondand Pierce streets when a vehi-cle driven Steven Metcalfe of Bredeick Street failed to stopbehind the Umfleet vehicle,striking it in the rear.Metcalfe was cited for failureto stop at an assured clear distance.
Assault complaint forwarded to prosecutor
At 2:45 p.m. on Friday, Delphos Police were called to the 1400block of South Clay Street in reference to an assault complaint.Upon officers’ arrival, the complainant stated that a subjectknown to them and the victim had caused physical harm to them.A copy of the report will be forwarded to the Prosecutor’sOfficr for review and possible charges.
Person removed from residence after disturbance
At 4:09 a.m. on Saturday, Delphos Police were called to 422 S.Jefferson St. in reference to an unwanted person causing a distur-bance at that residence.Upon officers’ arrival, they made contact with the unwantedperson and the homeowner. The homeowner did not wish to pursueany charges in the matter; they only wanted the person to leave theresidence and not return.Officers removed the subject involved and took the person toanother location to stay the night.
Driver faces felony charge after high-speed chase
At 8:36 a.m. on Saturday,while on routine patrol,Delphos Police observed afull-sized pick-up truck driv-ing in a reckless and danger-ous manner, almost causingtwo separate accidents in avery short time.Delphos Police activatedtheir overhead lights to stopthe vehicle but the driver,identified as Christopher A.Swann, 28, of Delphos, spedaway from the scene, lead-ing Delphos units on a high-speed pursuit through the cityof Delphos and out into ruralAllen County.As the pursuit went on,the vehicle left the roadwayseveral times, causing dam-age to road signs and prop-erty. As the pursuit neared theCity of Lima, Delphos Policestopped the pursuit for offi-cers‘ and public safety dueto the increasingly aggressiveand reckless driving of Swann.Prior to officers stoppingthe pursuit, got the vehicle’slicense plate number a visualidentification of the driver.Several hours later, officerslocated Swann as he hadreturned to the city limits of Delphos and took into custodywithout further incident.Swann was transported tothe Allen County Jail and willappear in court on the chargeof failure to comply with orderor signal of a police officer, afelony of the third degree.
SwannWEATHER FORECASTTri-countyAssoicated PressTODAY:
Partly cloudy. A30 percent chance of showersand thunderstorms in the after-noon. Highs in the upper 80s.Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Partly cloudythrough midnight then becom-ing mostly cloudy. A 30 percentchance of showers and thun-derstorms. Lows around 70.Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Hot. Partlycloudy with a 30 percentchance of showers and thun-derstorms. Highs around 90.Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.
Partlycloudy with a 20 percentchance of showers and thun-derstorms. Lows in the lower70s. Southwest winds 10 to15 mph.
Partlycloudy with a 30 percentchance of showers and thun-derstorms. Highs in the lower90s.
Suzanne,66, of Spencerville, funeralservices will be at 11 a.m.Tuesday in the ThomasE. Bayliff Funeral Homein Spencerville, Rev.Jim Fletcher officiating.Burial will follow in theSpencerville Cemetery.Friends may call from 2-8p.m. today and after 10a.m. Tuesday at the funeralhome. Memorials are to theFirst Baptist Church.
Alberta“Bert,” F., 80, of Delphos,Mass of Christian Burialwill begin at 10 a.m.Wednesday at St. Johnthe Evangelist CatholicChurch, the Rev. DanielBorgelt officiating. Burialwill be in ResurrectionCemetery. Visitationwill be from 4-8 p.m. onTuesday at Strayer FuneralHome, 1840 E. Fifth St.,Delphos, where a ParishWake Service will be heldat 7:30 p.m. Memorialcontributions may be madeto the St. John’s AthleticDepartment or a char-ity of the donor’s choice.Condolences may beshared at www.strayerfu-neralhome.com
Oct. 5, 1924June 21, 2013
Orville H. Burgei, 88, of Delphos, died at 8:40 p.m.Friday at St. Rita’s MedicalCenter. He was born Oct. 5,1924, in Putnam County toJacob and Veronica (Ricker)Burgei, who preceded him indeath. He was united in mar-riage to Ethel B. Miller, whosurvives in Delphos.Other survivors includethree sons, Kenneth (Connie)Burgei of Wauseon, Donald(Judy) Burgei of Columbus andLarry (Donna) Burgei; threedaughters, Mary Jane (John)Morman of Glandorf, Judy(Kevin) Clark of Delphos andAnne (Dan) Wurst of Ottoville;four sisters, Alma Minning andRuth Pohlman of Delphos, IreneMiller of Ottoville and NormaVonderembse of Delphos; adaughter-in-law, Judy Burgei;two sisters-in-law, AvonelleBurgei and Norma Burgei; abrother-in-law, Kenny Rode;and 24 grandchildren and 41great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in deathby a son, Mike Burgei; two sis-ters, Gertrude Rode and RosemaryPohlman; and two brothers, Johnand Thomas Burgei.
Mr. Burgei was a life-longfarmer and veteran of the U.S.Navy, serving as a Fireman 1stClass. He especially enjoyed hisfamily, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He enjoyedattending all of their sportingevents. His passion was hislife-long companion, his wifeEthel. He enjoyed gardening,ice cream, fishing on Lake Erieand music, especially playingthe guitar. He also had a lovefor dogs. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist CatholicChurch, Eagles Aerie 471 andVFW Post 3035.Mass of Christian Burialwill begin at 11 a.m. Tuesdayat St. John the EvangelistCatholic Church, the Rev.Chris Bohnsack officiating.Burial will be in ResurrectionCemetery, with military grave-side rites conducted by theDelphos Veterans Council.Friends may call from 2-8p.m. today at Harter and SchierFuneral Home, where a ParishWake will begin at 7:30 p.m.Preferred memorials are tothe American Heart Assoc.,Alzheimer’s Assoc. or St. John’sParish Foundation.To leave condolences for thefamily, visit harterandschier.com.Today is Monday, June 24, the175th day of 2013. There are 190days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On June 24, 1983, the spaceshuttle Challenger — carryingAmerica’s first woman in space,Sally K. Ride — coasted to asafe landing at Edwards Air ForceBase in California.On this date:In 1314, the forces of Scotland’s King Robert I defeat-ed the English in the Battle of Bannockburn.In 1509, Henry VIII wascrowned king of England; hiswife, Catherine of Aragon, wascrowned queen consort.
One Year Ago
Cancer survivor Ryan Karhoff led the Survivor Lap at Relay forLife on Friday with his family. Karhoff is the honorary chair this year.He was joined by more than 80 other survivors for the first lap of the18-hour event. All are welcome to join the walk to help find a cure forcancer. The event continues today with special laps and the 5K at 9 a.m.It culminates with a “Balloons to Heaven” launch at noon.
25 Years Ago – 1988
Velma Wehri, vice president of Landeck Council 84 Catholic Ladiesof Columbia, was recently elected supreme director at the 34th tri-annu-al convention held at Crossroads Holiday Inn, Columbus-Worthington.She will assume her duties in January 1989. Other members attendingwere Janet Siefker, Pauline Geise and Cecilia Rahrig.One of the goals of many 4-H and Future Farmers of America junior fair exhibitors is to be named to the Junior Fair Royalty Court.The 1988 candidates are: Kelly Meyer, member of Fort JenningsAmbitious J’s; Lezlie Ricker, member of Fort Jennings Showmen;Tina Siefker, members of Ottawa-Glandorf Prize Winners; SharonYarnell, member of Miller City Green Promise Club; Mark Bean,representing Columbus Grove FFA and member of Columbus GroveLivestock 4-H Club; Rick Schnipke, member of Ottawa Sunshine 4-HClub; Gordon Schroeder, member of Columbus Grove Livestock 4-HClub; and Tim Verhoff, member of Kalida Go Getters.Representatives of Lima Aerie 370, Fraternal Order of Eagles,presented a $2,363.41 check to St. Rita’s Medical Center for its cancertreatment programs. St. Rita’s President Sister Rita Mary Wassermanaccepted the check from Betty Schindler, Eagles auxiliary president andCurley Wireman, Eagles vice president.
50 Years Ago – 1963
Naomi Allemeier, president of the Delphos Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary, who has been serving as treasurer of the organiza-tion’s State Auxiliary, was elected to the state vice presidency this pastweekend during the convention election. The auxiliary collected fivehonors at the state conclave.Robert Sanders, who has been operating Pete’s Market, 326 W.Cherry St., for the past several months, has announced he will be goingout of business within the next few weeks. The building in which Pete’sMarket is located is owned by P. D. Workman, 503 S. Jefferson St.The growth of a one-room clapboard cabin to a three-buildingmission, one of the buildings being the colorful church served byFather Justin Weger, formerly of Delphos, is told in the July issue of the Catholic Digest. The mission is located near the southern end of Minnesota’s Mille Lacs, a 30-mile-long lake, 100 miles north of TwinCities.
75 Years Ago – 1938
A proposal to buy two school buses to be used in transportation of pupils to Delphos schools was considered at a regular meeting of theDelphos Board of Education at the Jefferson School Wednesday night.The local schools now own one bus, this having been received in thedivision of property which belonged to the Marion Township SchoolDistrict.Fred C. Bindel, North Jefferson Street, has taken over the RobertWhittington Insurance Agency, formerly the Pleas Moorman Agency.Bindel will have his office at 306 N. Main St. He will handle Wolverineand general insurance. Bindel is well known in Delphos and his manyfriends are wishing him success.Louis Huber of Providence, R. I., formerly a resident of Delphos,leaves Sunday on an extensive European tour. He and his party expectto reach the Azores July 1. Their itinerary includes Lisbon, Gilbraltar,Algiers, Sicily, Naples, Greece, Yugoslavia, Venice, Budapest, Vienna,Salzburg, the Alps and Cannes.
Orville H. Burgei
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