2 – The Herald Saturday, June 29, 2013
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Vol. 144 No. 12
Nancy Spencer, editorRay Geary, general managerDelphos Herald, Inc.Don Hemple, advertisingmanagerLori Silette,
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Marcia E. Kitchen
March 8, 1948-June 26, 2013
Marcia E. Kitchen, 65, of Delphos, died at 8:50 p.m.,Wednesday at Ohio StateUniversity Medical Center.She was born March 8,1948, in Lima to Orval P. andLois L. (Smith) Leiberick, whopreceded her in death.Oct. 18, 1969, she marriedKenneth Steven Kitchen, whosurvives in Delphos.Survivors also include a son,C. Shaun (Stephanie) Kitchenof Ocala, Fla.; a daughter,Kendra Wieging of Delphos;six grandchildren: KelseyKitchen, Justin Wieging, KacieKitchen, Marissa Wieging,Kyle Kitchen and MakennaWieging and a brother, LarryM. (Phyllis) Leiberick of Lima.She was also preceded indeath by a son, Scott RyanKitchen.Mrs. Kitchen had been ahomemaker and an assemblerfor Westinghouse Electric andCrown Equipment.Memorial Services willbegin at 10:30 a.m. Monday inBayliff & Son Funeral Home,the Rev. Charles Martindellofficiating.The family will receivefriends from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8p.m. Sunday at Bayliff & SonFuneral Home, Cridersville .Memorial contributionsmay be given to James CancerResearch.Condolences can be sharedat BayliffAndSon.com
May 21, 1938June 25, 2013
Dale O. Point, 75, of Delphos, died at 10:55 a.m.Tuesday at Roselawn Manor inSpencerville.He was born May 21, 1938,in Delphos to Raleigh andHazel (Prine) Point, who pre-ceded him in death.Survivors include two sons,Dale and Paul Point; a daugh-ter, Karen Point; three sisters,Marilyn Armstrong, WandaBowman and Sylvia Harter; abrother, Norman L. Point; sixgrandchildren and six great-grandchildren.He was also preceded indeath by a daughter, PaulaPoint.Mr. Point did carpentry,roofing and siding. He proudlyserved in the Navy from 1955-59, specializing in communica-tion. He was a member of theAmerican Legion and enjoyedbass fishing.Funeral services will beginat 4 p.m. Wednesday at Harterand Schier Funeral Home, witha military service to follow bythe Delphos Veterans Council.Burial will be at a later date.Friends may call anhour prior to the service onWednesday.Preferred memorials are tothe family.To leave condolences, visitharterandschier.com.
Nancy Rae McKowen
Aug. 13, 1939- June 25, 2013
Nancy Rae McKowen, 73,of Naples, Fla., passed awayTuesday at Physicians RegionalMedical Center.She was born Aug. 13, 1939,in Lima to Carl and Lucretha(Hittle) Ralston, who precededher in death.Survivors include her lovinghusband, Timothy L. McKowen;four children, Douglas John(Stephanie) McKowen, JohnDavid (Christine) McKowen,David Michael (Cheryl)McKowen and Kelly Ann(Robert) Skinner; two broth-ers, Larry Ralston and DannyRalston; 10 grandchildren,Shannon, Lauren, John, Abigail,Emily, Parker, Barret, Olivia,Aubrey and Caden; and severalnieces and nephews.Nancy had resided inthe Naples area since 2002.Originally from Delphos, shegraduated from Jefferson HighSchool. Before settling inNaples, Nancy and her familylived in several places, includingPennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan,Indiana and Tennessee.During her life, Nancy was adedicated wife and mother andalso worked as an administra-tive assistant for a CPA firm andfor Ford Motor Company. Shewas an avid bowler in her earlieryears, was passionate about knit-ting, loved to play cards and readconstantly. First and foremost inher life was the well-being of herhusband and family. A wonderfulcook, Nancy’s recipes will con-tinue to bring love into her chil-dren’s and their children’s homesfor generations to come. Nancywas a very selfless person; othersalways came first. Your familywill miss your love and guidancedear; we ask that you look downon us from above.Mass of Catholic Burial willbe held at 11:30 a.m. Monday atSt. John the Evangelist CatholicChurch, Naples. Interment willfollow in St. John the Evangelist’sMemorial Garden.Memorial contributions maybe made to your local St. VincentDe Paul Charities in loving mem-ory of Nancy Rae McKowen.
Dale O. Point
WEATHER FORECASTTri-countyAssociated PressTODAY:
Mostly cloudy.Chance of showers in the morn-ing. Then showers likely andisolated thunderstorms in theafternoon. Highs in the mid70s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.Chance of precipitation 60 per-cent.
Mostlycloudy with a 40 percentchance of showers. Lows inthe lower 60s. North winds 5to 10 mph.
Mostly cloudy.Chance of showers in the morn-ing. Then chance of showersand isolated thunderstorms inthe afternoon. Highs in the lower70s. Northeast winds 5 to 15mph. Chance of measurable pre-cipitation 50 percent.
Mostlycloudy with a 20 percent chanceof showers. Lows in the lower60s.
ODOT provides local road report
The following is a weekly report concern-ing construction and maintenance work onstate highways within the Ohio Departmentof Transportation District 1, which includesthe counties of Allen, Defiance, Hancock,Hardin, Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert andWyandot.
Interstate 75 Reconstruction Project
For the most recent information concern-ing the Interstate 75 reconstruction projectthrough Lima and Allen County and thesafety upgrade of Ohio 117/309 on Lima’seast side, please visit: www.odotlima75.orgTraffic on Interstate 75 from south of Ohio 117/309 to just south of Fourth Streetwill be restricted today to one lane in eachdirection for most of the day. The restrictionswill allow crews to place pavement stripingand move concrete barrier wall in prepara-tion for the reconstruction of the ramps at theFourth Street interchange. The restrictionscould begin as early at 7 a.m.· Until the barrier wall is moved, tem-porary closures of the northbound exit andsouthbound entrance ramps at Fourth Streetand Interstate 75 will be necessary as welltoday. Only one ramp at a time will be closedbeginning as early as 7 a.m. The northboundexit ramp will be the first to close and isexpected to reopen by noon. The southboundentrance ramp is expected to reopen earlyevening.· The ramp closures are not expectedto significantly impact traffic for the OhioNational Championship Motorcycle Racestoday at the fairgrounds as the ramps will beopen by the conclusion of the event.· Traffic wishing to enter northbound orsouthbound I-75 will be directed to enterat the Ohio 117/309 interchange. Messageboards will be placed at Fourth Street direct-ing traffic to enter at Ohio 117/309.· Beginning July 8, the I-75 northboundentrance and exit ramps at Fourth Street willbe closed for reconstruction. The ramps areexpected to reopen prior to the Allen Countyfair which begins August 16.· Occasional nighttime lane closures willcontinue on Interstate 75 throughout the zonefrom Fourth Street to Ohio 81 generally from7 p.m. until approximately 10 a.m. the fol-lowing day. Normal traffic patterns of twolanes in each direction will resume duringdaytime hours.· Motorists should be aware that allentrance and exit ramp merge areas havebeen shortened throughout the project area.Drivers on Interstate 75 are encouraged to usethe passing lane through the zone if they donot wish to exit. Signs advising this have beenplaced throughout the project area.
Interstate 75 between Fourth Street andOhio 81 in Lima
will have occasional night-time lane restrictions during reconstruction of the existing lanes of pavement, replacementof mainline bridges and reconstruction of theinterchanges. Work began in March 2013 andwill continue through fall of 2015. Traffic ismaintained two lanes in each direction themajority of the time. Lane restrictions gener-ally occur from 7 p.m. until 10 a.m. the fol-lowing morning. All ramp entrance and exitsare currently available.
Ohio 117/309 is one lane in each direc-tion in the eastbound lanes from just westof the interchange with Interstate 75 toBelmont Avenue (Kmart)
during a safetyupgrade project which will reconstruct areasof the pavement and install a raised curbmedian in the center of the roadway. Atwo-way, left-turn lane begins at SaratogaAvenue. Traffic will remain in this patternuntil mid to late summer to allow for workat the interchange at Interstate 75 and onthe north side of Ohio 117/309. Access toand from Interstate 75 and Ohio 117/309 ismaintained.
Ohio 81 from just west of Stewart Roadto just west of Neubrecht Road east of Lima
is one lane in each direction in the exist-ing eastbound lanes for pavement reconstruc-tion. All ramp movements are currently main-tained at the interchange with Interstate 75.
Allen CountyU.S. 30 from Ohio 65 to Delphos
will berestricted to one lane through the work zone atvarious locations for pavement repair.
Putnam CountyOhio 634 north of Cloverdale, justnorth of Township Road J
will close July 8for five days for a culvert replacement. Trafficdetoured onto Ohio 114, Ohio 66 and Ohio613 back to Ohio 634.
Ohio 189 over Sugar Creek inVaughnsville
for a bridge deck replacement.Traffic detoured onto Ohio 190, U.S. 224 andOhio 115 back to Ohio 189.
Ohio 12 in Columbus Grove
closedMarch 15 for 90 days for a sewer replace-ment. Traffic detoured onto Ohio 65 andSycamore Street back to Ohio 12.
Ohio 634 between U.S. 224 and Ohio114
closed June 24 for culvert replacements.Traffic is detoured onto Ohio 224 to Ohio66, to Ohio 114 back to Ohio 634. The routeis expected to reopen at the beginning of theweek.
Ohio 108 just south of Ohio 613
closedJune 17 for embankment repair. Traffic isdetoured from Ohio 108 to Ohio 15 to Ohio613 back to Ohio 108. The route will remainclosed for several more weeks.
Ohio 15 north of Greensburg
will berestricted to one lane through the work zonefor shoulder improvement.
Van Wert CountyU.S. 30 between Middle Point and VanWert
will be restricted to one lane through thework zone for pavement repair.
Ohio 49 just south of Willshire
will berestricted to one lane through the work zonefor pavement repair.
U.S. 33 in Willshire
will be restricted toone lane through the work zone for pavementrepair.A girl, Natalie Marie, wasborn June 12 at St. Rita’sMedical Center to Keith andJodie Recker of Van Wert.She weighed 7 pounds, 3ounces.She was welcomed homeby big sister, Molly.Grandparents are Steveand Lisa Recker of Delphosand Joe and Julie Haines of Jenison, Mich.Great-grandparents areGeorge and Carol Hellmanand Pat Recker.
A girl was born June 27 toMeghan and Craig Baldauf of Delphos.A girl was born June 27 toDanielle Wilkerson and ChrisDavidson of Delphos.
, Barbara,71, of Delphos, funeral ser-vices will be at 2 p.m. todayat Harter and Schier FuneralHome, Rev. David Howellofficiating. Visitation willbe from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.today at the funeral home.Burial will be at a later date.Memorial contributions canbe made to the family. Toleave online condolencesfor the family, visit hart-erandschier.com
One Year Ago
A Delphos teen willperform at Ohio’s largestIndependence Day celebra-tion after qualifying for thethird round of a statewidevocal competition. CameronJones, 15, recently wasselected as a member of OhioIdol’s Top 50 and will performoutside Nationwide Arenain Columbus on Tuesday atRed, White and Boom.
25 Years Ago – 1988
Catholic Ladies of Columbia held their last cardparty for the summer at theKnights of Columbus hall.In euchre, winners wereMarcella Shumaker and MaryEllen Hemker. Pinochle win-ner was Esther Jostpille.Bertha Schmelzer won at 500.Grocery certificate winnerswere Lois Osting and MarthaPohlman; 50-50 winners wereMary Hughes, Edna Kortokraxand Catherine Metzger.Corn $6.32Wheat $6.23Soybeans $15.49
Grace E. Burley
Feb. 10, 1930-June 28, 2013
Grace E. Burley 83, of VanWert, died at 2:52 p.m. Fridayat Van Wert Inpatient HospiceCenter. She was born Feb. 10,1930, in Convoy to William E.and Mary (Klinger) Harting,who preceded her in death.On Feb. 24, 1951, shemarried Ross A. Burley, whodied Nov. 7, 1996. Survivorsinclude her children, SuzanneSinning of Van Wert, RandyBurley of Ottoville, Mark A.(Fawn) Burley of Convoy andTeri (Bob) Lauer of Delphos;brothers: Lawrence (Charlotte)Harting of Van Wert, GeraldHarting of Convoy, Gene(Marsha) Harting of Van Wertand Roger (Mary) Harting of Convoy; grandchildren: JasonSinning, Adam Sinning, LizWilliams, Dustin Burley, JeradBurley and Lydia Burley; andgreat-grandchildren: Haley,Taylor and Caleb Sinning,Krystyan Williams, LeviWilliams and Hunter Burley.She was also precededin death by a brother, RalphHarting; and a sister, OliveHarting, who died in infancy.Friends may call from 2-6p.m. Sunday and one hour priorto services at Alspach-GearhartFuneral Home, Van Wert.Funeral services will begin at10:30 a.m. Monday at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home, theRev. Paul MillerBurial will be in ConvoyI.O.O.F. Cemetery.Preferred memorial are toVan Wert Inpatient Hospice.Condolences may be expressat alspachgearhart.com.CLEVELAND (AP) — TheseOhio lotteries were drawn Friday:Mega Millions08-15-35-46-52, Mega Ball:38(eight, fifteen, thirty-five, forty-six, fifty-two; Mega Ball: thirty-eight)Megaplier4(four)Pick 3 Evening5-9-9(five, nine, nine)Pick 3 Midday3-6-7(three, six, seven)Pick 4 Evening1-7-8-5(one, seven, eight, five)Pick 4 Midday0-3-2-8(zero, three, two, eight)Pick 5 Evening8-2-9-6-4(eight, two, nine, six, four)Pick 5 Midday8-3-1-2-7(eight, three, one, two, seven)PowerballEstimated jackpot: $50 millionRolling Cash 522-26-29-34-37(twenty-two, twenty-six, twen-ty-nine, thirty-four, thirty-seven)Estimated jackpot: $130,000
TODAY IN HISTORY
Today is Saturday, June 29, the180th day of 2013. There are 185days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On June 29, 1613, London’soriginal Globe Theatre, wheremany of Shakespeare’s plays wereperformed, was destroyed by a firesparked by a cannon shot during aperformance of “Henry VIII.” (Nofatalities were reported.)On this date:In 1767, Britain approvedthe Townshend Revenue Act,which imposed import duties onglass, paint, oil, lead, paper andtea shipped to the American colo-nies. (Colonists bitterly protested,prompting Parliament to repeal theduties — except for tea.)
GENERAL REPAIR - SPECIAL BUILT PRODUCTS
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Van Wert Cinemas
Man of Steel
White House Down
World War Z
Fast & Furious 6
VAN-DEL Drive In
FRI 28-TuES 2
Despicable Me 2
The Lone Ranger • Grown Ups 2 • Turbo
All seats before 6pm: $5 After 6pm-Adults-$7/Children 11 andunder-$5/Seniors-$5
WE DO NOT ACCEPT CREDIT OR DEBIT CARDS OR CHECKS!
Sorry for any inconvenience.
We have 3-D Capability
Gates open at 7:30pm; showtime is at dusk.
June 28-July 2
Offered in 2-d/3-d
In memory of
DARRELL R. WIECHART
8/20/1934 - 6/30/2004
When someone you lovebecomes a memory,that memorybecomes a treasure.
Sadly missed by wife Barbara, family and friends
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