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Vol. 144 No. 34
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Phyllis J. Burkholder
April 3, 1941-July 30, 2013
Phyllis J. Burkholder, 72,of Columbus Grove diedTuesday at her residence.She was born April 3,1941, in Delphos, to Alfred“Pat” and Gwendolyn“Dodie” (Dunlap) Fetzer.On April 23, 1960, shemarried Ronald “Mouse”Schimmoller, who diedOctober 28, 2005.On February 10, 1997,she married Richard “Dick”Burkholder, who died April28, 2004.She is survived by fivechildren, Thomas (Donna)Schimmoller of Ottoville,Kelly (Anthony) Reckerof Fort Jennings, Duane(Audrey) Schimmoller of Delphos, Della (Kevin)Wenninger of Haviland andJennifer (Michael Profit)Perry of Rockford; 13 grand-children; four stepgrand-children; five great-grand-children; and eight broth-ers, Orby (Rosie) Fetzer of Delphos, her twin, Philip(Sherry) Fetzer of Delphos,Paul (Diane) Fetzer of Delphos, William “Woody”(Cathy) Fetzer of Van Wert,Ronald (Monica) Fetzer of Delphos, Terry (April) Fetzerof Florida, Gerry Fetzer of Cridersville and Herbert(Kay) Fetzer of Delphos.She was also precededin death by a son, RickyDean Schimmoller; a brotherand sister-in-law, Kenneth“Wayne” (Doris) Fetzer; anda sister and brother-in-law,Carlene (Lavern) Schulte.Phyllis retired fromPhilips Display Components,Ottawa. She was an activemember of St. AnthonyCatholic Church, ColumbusGrove, volunteering for manyof its activities. She was alsoa member of Ottawa Eaglesand Corker Babe’s WineClub. She enjoyed playingcards, bingo, dominoes, trav-eling and the YMCA. Phyllisloved spending time withher children, grandchildrenand great-grandchildren. Shewas the true matriarch of thefamily.A Mass of Christian Burialwill be at 10 a.m. Saturdayat St. Anthony CatholicChurch, Columbus Grove,with Fr. Tom Extejt offici-ating. Burial will follow inPleasant Ridge Cemetery,Pandora. Visitation willbe from 2-8 p.m. Friday atLove-Heitmeyer FuneralHome, Jackson Township.Memorials may be madeto a charity of the donor’schoice.Condolences can beexpressed at: www.lovefu-neralhome.com.
The following individuals appearedWednesday before Judge Charles Steelein Van Wert County Common PleasCourt:
Kristina Diltz, 33, Van Wert, admit-ted to violating her probation by notreporting an arrest in Allen County andby not reporting in to probation.The court continued the hearing untilafter the Allen County case is resolved.Jeffrey Craft, 29, Van Wert, admittedto violating his probation by not payingchild support and by not reporting toprobation.He was re-sentenced to three yearscommunity control under the same con-ditions as before, plus up to six monthsat The WORTH Center.Jeremy Baer, 30, Van Wert, deniedseveral allegations of probation viola-tions that were lodged against him.A hearing will be set to consider thematters.Amber Baker, 23, Van Wert, admittedto violating her bond by testing positivefor heroin and THC.Her bond was revoked and the courtwill set the matter for further hearing.
Thomas Hathaway, 29, Grand Rapids,Mich., was sentenced on a charge of breaking and entering, felony of thefifth degree. His sentence was: threeyears community control to begin afterhe is released from prison in Michigan,30 days jail, 100 hours of communityservice, substance abuse assessment andtreatment, psychological assessment andtreatment, two years intensive proba-tion, ordered to pay court costs and res-titution to Family Video in the amountof $9,531.85 and partial appointed attor-ney fees. A 12-month prison sentencewas deferred.He was ordered returned to Michiganto serve the balance of his sentencethere.Paula Wilder, 58, Van Wert, wassentenced for endangering children, afelony of the third degree. Her sentencewas: 36 months prison plus court costs.This sentence is consecutive to a prisonsentence from Paulding County that sheis currently serving.
Joshua Watson, 21, Delphos, entereda plea of guilty to a charge of theft, a fel-ony of the fifth degree. Two other theftcharges were dismissed for his plea.The court ordered a pre-sentenceinvestigation and set sentencing forAug. 28.Matthew Peffley, 38, Van Wert,entered a plea of guilty to unlawfulsexual conduct with a minor, a felonyof the second degree. Two other countsof the same charge were dismissed forhis plea.The court ordered a pre-sentenceinvestigation and set sentencing forAug. 28.Drew Kenny, 20, Van Wert, changedhis plea to guilty to possession of drugs,a felony of the fifth degree.He then requested and was granted,Treatment in Lieu of Conviction and hiscase was stayed pending completion of the treatment.Tracy Vincent, 50, Willshire, changedher plea to no contest to three charges:attempted to corrupt another with drugs,felony 3; possession of cocaine, felony5; and permitting drug abuse, felony 5.The court ordered a pre-sentenceinvestigation and set sentencing forAug. 23.
A girl was born July 30to Lori and Chris Griffiths of Elida.Twins, a boy and girl, wereborn July 30 to Mindy andTravis Unverferth of Kalida.
MarcielElizabeth, 93, of Landeck,Mass of Christian Burial willbegin at 11 a.m Saturday atSt. John the Baptist CatholicChurch, the Rev. ChrisBohnsack officiating. Burialwill be in the church cem-etery. Friends may call from2-8 p.m. Friday at Harter andSchier Funeral Home, where aParish Wake will begin at 7:30p.m. Preferred memorials areto the church.
One Year Ago
This week, Ottoville will say goodbye to Village Market,its only grocery store, which has been a part of the communitysince it was founded as a small general store in the 1880s byJ. J. Miller. It was one of Ohio’s largest general merchandisestore in the 1900s. With heavy hearts, fourth-generation own-ers Jay and Mike Miller make ready to close the business thathas been part of their family for more than 100 years.
25 Years Ago – 1988
Narrators and tractor drivers visited show plots Monday toprepare for the Farm Focus ’88 wagon tours. The wagon toursoffer the opportunity to see more than 150 different herbicideweed control treatments on corn and soybeans and more than500 different crop cultural treatments. Narrators of the tour areEarl Gerdeman, vocational agriculture teacher at LincolnviewHigh School; Calvin Leimbach, acting Allen County agricul-tural extension agent; and Donald Kimmet, Putnam Countyagricultural extension agent.John Cassudt of Trenton took home the best of show trophyfrom the Delphos Area Car Club show Saturday. Visitors to theshow at Jefferson Senior High School selected Cassidy’s blackand white 1919 Oakland 34B touring car the best among 247entries. Bill and Jackie Coulson of Van Wert won the presidentand directors award with their 1930 Studebaker.The Rev. Susan A. Fleming has assumed the pastorate at St.Paul United Methodist Church, 335 S. Main St., succeedingthe Rev. Allan Brown. She comes to Delphos after 10 yearson the Houcktown circuit near Findlay. Pastor Fleming studiedtheology at United Theological Seminary, Dayton, where shereceived a master of divinity.
50 Years Ago – 1963
Two Delphos Jefferson High School students presented theprogram at the meeting of the local Rotary Club Wednesdaynoon at NuMaude’s. They had recently returned from a FutureFarmers of America trip to Europe. These young men, RandyBowersock and Charles Plikerd, addressed the club coveringincidents on the trip and presented a series of colored slidesshowing scenes in the various countries which they visited.Mrs.Gilbert Brandehoff entertained the members of theCharity Workers Club Wednesday in her home on EastSecond Street. The evening was spent playing games of 500 with high honors going to Mrs. Edmund Grothaus.Mrs. Grothause and Lucy Mueller received the travelingawards.Delphos Coon and Sportsmen’s Club has released 100pheasants in this area for public hunting. Money for the pheas-ants was received from city merchants who paid an additional25-cent fee on hunting and fishing licenses. The club releasesrabbits in the spring and pheasants in the summer annually asa public service.
75 Years Ago – 1938
Three buddies in the World War held a reunion in DelphosSaturday night. S. J. Hamel of Massillon, David Miller of Spencerville and Frank Mericle of this city served in thesame camp during the War. Saturday’s meeting was the firstbetween Mr. Hamel and Mr. Miller since the war. Mr. and Mrs.Hamel were guests of the Mericles over the weekend, whileMr. and Mrs. Miller were their guests Saturday night.Although there is still much work to do, the plans for thestaging of the annual Allen County (Delphos) Fair are rapidlyrounding into shape, according to reports at the meeting of thefair board held on Friday night. The board decided to purchasepumpkins to be used on automobile bumpers to advertise thefair.Mrs. Ray Hammons, South Washington Street, receivedthe members of the Mary Martha Bible Class of the ChristianChurch into her home Thursday evening. Mrs. David Waderead a poem entitled “Thorns and Roses.” In a contest, Mrs.John Ayers was most successful and Mrs. Frank Stegeman wasconsoled.
Today is Thursday, Aug. 1,the 213th day of 2013. Thereare 152 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight inHistory:On August 1, 1913, theJoyce Kilmer poem “Trees”was first published in “Poetry:A Magazine of Verse.”On this date:In 1714, Britain’s QueenAnne died at age 49; she wassucceeded by George I.In 1907, the U.S. ArmySignal Corps established anaeronautical division, theforerunner of the U.S. AirForce.In 1933, the NationalRecovery Administration’s“Blue Eagle” symbol began toappear in store windows andon packages to show supportfor the National IndustrialRecovery Act.In 1943, rioting broke outin New York City’s Harlemneighborhood after a falserumor spread that a policeofficer had shot and killed ablack U.S. Army soldier whoin fact had only been wound-ed; six people were killed inthe violence.In 1944, an uprisingbroke out in Warsaw, Poland,against Nazi occupation; therevolt lasted two monthsbefore collapsing.In 1957, the United Statesand Canada agreed to cre-ate the North AmericanAir Defense Command(NORAD).In 1966, Charles JosephWhitman, 25, went on ashooting rampage at theUniversity of Texas inAustin, killing 14 people.Whitman, who had also mur-dered his wife and motherhours earlier, was gunneddown by police.In 1973, the movie“American Graffiti,” direct-ed by George Lucas, firstopened.In 2007, the eight-laneInterstate 35W bridge, amajor Minneapolis artery,collapsed into the MississippiRiver during evening rushhour, killing 13 people.Ten years ago: A suicidebomber rammed a truck filledwith explosives into a mili-tary hospital near Chechnya,killing 50 people, includingRussian troops wounded inChechnya.Five years ago: Some 30mountaineers began a disas-trous attempt to scale K2 inPakistan; 11 of them died in aseries of accidents, includingicefalls. Crowds of Chinesewatched a total solar eclipsealong the country’s ancientSilk Road, one week beforethe start of the SummerGames in Beijing.
WEATHER FORECASTTri-countyAssociated PressTODAY:
Partly cloudy in the morn-ing then becoming mostly sunny. Highsin the upper 70s. Northwest winds 5 to15 mph.
Mostly clear. Lows inthe upper 50s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Partly cloudy with a slightchance of showers in the morning. Thenmostly cloudy with a chance of show-ers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds5 to 15 mph. Chance of measurable pre-cipitation 50 percent.
Partly cloudywith a 40 percent chance of showers andthunderstorms. Lows in the lower 60s.Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Partly cloudy. A 30percent chance of showers in the morn-ing. Highs in the upper 70s.
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Mostly clear. Lowsin the upper 50s. Highs in the mid 70s.
Partly cloudy with a 30percent chance of showers and thunder-storms. Highs in the mid 70s.
Partly cloudywith a 20 percent chance of showers andthunderstorms. Lows around 60.
Partly cloudy with a 30percent chance of showers and thunder-storms. Highs in the upper 70s.
Partly cloudy.Lows around 60.
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