2 – The Herald Saturday, August 31, 2013
For The Record
ROM THE ARCHIVES
Vol. 144 No. 56
Nancy Spencer, editorRay Geary, general managerDelphos Herald, Inc.Don Hemple, advertisingmanagerLori Goodwin Silette,
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Joseph M. Imber
Sept. 26, 1945Aug. 28, 2013
Joseph M. Imber, 67,passed away Wednesday athis home in St. Simons Island,Ga.He was born Sept 26, 1945,in Delphos to Donald F. Sr.and Elizabeth Steinle Imber,who preceded him in death.He is survived by sister,Phyllis Turnwald of Ottoville;brothers, Donald Imber of Onstead, Mich.; George(Adele) Imber of Potomac,Md.; and Arthur (Becky)Imber of Westerville; andsister-in-law, Anna Imber of Paris, Ky.He was preceded in deathby a brother, Peter Imber;a brother-in-law, JeromeTurnwald; and sister-in-law,Louise Imber.Joe was a member of theU.S. Air Force. He was alsoa teacher, an accountant inCalifornia and had a swim-ming pool maintenance busi-ness in Georgia.A private service will beheld at a future date with buri-al in Resurrection Cemetery,Delphos.A boy was born Aug. 28 toBrooke and Wes Liebrecht of Delphos.A girl was born Aug. 29to Stormy and Jordan Kill of Spencerville.
WEATHER FORECASTTri-countyAssociated PressTODAY:
Partly cloudy with a40 percent chance of showers andthunderstorms. Highs in the mid80s. West winds around 5 mph.
Partly cloudy. A20 percent chance of showers andthunderstorms through midnight.Lows in the upper 60s. Southeastwinds around 5 mph.
Partly cloudy. A20 percent chance of showers andthunderstorms in the afternoon.Highs in the upper 80s. Southwestwinds around 10 mph.
Mostlycloudy with a 40 percent chanceof showers and thunderstorms.Lows in the upper 60s. Southwestwinds around 10 mph.
Partly cloudy.Highs around 80.
MONDAY NIGHTTHROUGH FRIDAY:
Mostlyclear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highsin the upper 70s.Wheat $6.24Corn $6.27Soybeans $14.56
The following is a weekly report concerningconstruction and maintenance work on state high-ways within the Ohio Department of TransportationDistrict 1, which includes the counties of Allen,Defiance, Hancock, Hardin, Paulding, Putnam,Van Wert and Wyandot. This report is issued eachweek beginning in April and continues throughNovember.For the latest in statewide construction, visitwww.ohgo.com. Please contact us at 419-999-6803 with any information needs.
Construction and Maintenance ProjectsWeek of Sept. 2I-75 Reconstruction ProjectI-75 Reconstruction Project
For the most recent information concerningthe I-75 reconstruction project through Lima andAllen County and the safety upgrade of Ohio117/309 on Lima’s east side, please visit: www.odotlima75.org**There will be no lane restrictions through theproject area during Labor Day weekend
I-75 between Fourth Street and Ohio 81 inLima
will have occasional nighttime lane restric-tions during reconstruction of the existing lanes of pavement, replacement of mainline bridges andreconstruction of the interchanges. Work beganin March 2013 and will continue through fall of 2015. Traffic is maintained two lanes in each direc-tion the majority of the time. Lane restrictions gen-erally occur from 7 p.m. until 10 a.m. the followingmorning. The following is project information forthe coming week:
Ohio 117/309 interchange
The entrance ramp to I-75 northbound fromOhio117/309 closed Thursday for at least onemonth to allow for construction of the new north-bound ramp and new northbound pavement onI-75.Traffic on Ohio 117/309 eastbound wishing toaccess I-75 northbound will be directed to Ohio117, Greely Chapel Road to Fourth Street back toI-75. Ohio 117/309 westbound will be directed toLost Creek Boulevard, Ohio 117, Greely ChapelRoad and Fourth Street back to I-75.
Fourth Street interchange
The entrance ramp from Fourth Street to I-75northbound is now open. The exit ramp from I-75northbound to Fourth Street was opened in midAugust.The southbound entrance and exit ramps atFourth Street remain closed for reconstruction.Traffic is detoured to the Ohio 65 interchangethen north on Ohio 65 (St. Johns Road) to FourthStreet. Electronic message boards have beenplaced on I-75 advising motorists to use Ohio 65.
Traffic on I-75 northbound has been switchedonto the new concrete pavement from just south of Fourth Street to a point prior to the Ohio 117/309interchange where traffic is then transitioned backto the existing pavement. This will allow crewsto complete the construction of the new concretepavement at the south end of the project.Paving of the new lanes on I-75 in the north-bound direction outside the barrier wall from justsouth of Fourth Street to Ohio 117/309 is nearcompletion. Paving in the southbound lanes fromsouth of Fourth Street to the Ohio 117/309 inter-change is expected to begin next week. Trafficon I-75 could be affected at times. Motorists arecautioned to watch for concrete trucks entering andexiting the highway over the next several weeks asthe operation continues.Following the Labor Day holiday, occasionalnighttime lane closures will continue on I-75throughout the zone from Fourth Street to Ohio81 generally from 7 p.m. until approximately 10a.m. the following day. Normal traffic patternsof two lanes in each direction will resume duringdaytime hours.Motorists should be aware that all entranceand exit ramp merge areas have been shortenedthroughout the project area. Drivers on I-75 areencouraged to use the passing lane through thezone if they do not wish to exit. Signs advisingthis have been placed throughout the project area.In preparation for Max’s Flea Market andWater Dog Races, message boards have been acti-vated on I-75 directing northbound traffic to exit124 (4th St.) and southbound traffic to exit 125 (SR117/309) to access the event at the Allen CountyFairgrounds. Temporary signage which has beenplaced directing traffic to the fairgrounds for boththe Allen County Fair and Max’s Flea Market willbe removed next week.
LaDonna P.,86, of Spencerville, funeralservices will be at 11 a.m.today in the Thomas E.Bayliff Funeral Home inSpencerville, with her son-in-law, the Rev. Rex Schrolucke,officiating. Burial will followin the Spencerville Cemetery.Friends may call one hourprior to services. Memorialsmay be made to Trinity UnitedMethodist Church.
Delphos St. John’sWeek of September 2-6
Monday: No school.Tuesday: Sub sandwich/ lettuce/ tomato/ pickle, carrots,Romaine salad, applesauce, fresh fruit, milk.Wednesday: Corn dog, broccoli/cheese, Romaine salad,cherry crisp, fresh fruit, milk.Thursday: Chicken patty sandwich, mashed potatoes/gravy,Romaine salad, sherbet, fresh fruit, milk.Friday: Tacos/ soft/ hard/ lettuce, tomato/ cheese/ onion,black beans, Romaine salad, peaches, fresh fruit, milk.—————
Delphos City Schools
Grab and go lunches are available every day and must beordered by 9 a.m.
Week of September 2-6
Monday: No school.Tuesday: Popcorn chicken, bread and butter, broccoli/cheese, fruit, milk.Wednesday: Pizza, mixed vegetables, fruit, milk.Thursday: Soft taco, lettuce and cheese, refried beans, corn,mandarin oranges, milk.Friday: Toasted cheese, tomato soup, baby carrots, fruit,milk.—————
OttovilleWeek of September 2-6
Monday: No school.Tuesday: Cold sub, baked beans, pineapple, milk.Wednesday: Breaded chicken strips, steamed carrots, butterbread, grapes, milk.Thursday: Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes w/gravy, butterbread, green beans, banana, milk.Friday: Pizza, pretzels, brownie, peaches, milk.—————
Fort Jennings Local Schools
Chocolate, white or strawberry milk served with all meals.High school - Ala Carte pretzel and cheese every Friday.Additional fruit and vegetable daily for high school. Salad barwill be Wednesday and pretzel and cheese on Fridays.
Week of September 2-6
Monday: No school.Tuesday: Cheesy rotini, breadstick, peas, fruit.Wednesday: Spicy chicken sandwich, cheese slice, bakedbeans, cookie, fruit.Thursday: Pizzaburger, green beans, shape up, fruit.Friday: Ham and cheese wrap, cheesy rice, broccoli, fruit.—————
Spencerville SchoolsWeek of September 2-6
Monday: No school.Tuesday: Grades K-4: Hot dog on a bun, baked beans, freshveggie and dip, pears, milk. Grades 5-12: Footlong hot dog on abun, baked beans, fresh broccoli and dip, pears, milk.Wednesday: Bacon and egg breakfast pizza, smiley fries,grapes, milk.Thursday: Doritos taco salad, lettuce and cheese, salsa andsour cream, 100 percent juice, milk.Friday: Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, fresh veg-gie and dip, sweet dinner roll, applesauce, milk.—————
C. Gordon ‘Gordo’Fullerton
Oct. 11, 1936-Aug. 21, 2013
Charles Gordon Fullerton,76, of Lancaster, Calif.,passed away Aug. 21, 2013 inLancaster.He was born on Oct. 11,1936, in Rochester, N.Y.,to his parents, Mr. CharlesFullerton and Mrs. GraceFullerton. Gordon was theoldest of three children.He married Marie J.Buettner in Delphos, Ohio,on July 6, 1968. They had twochildren.Gordon was an EagleScout. He attended CaliforniaInstitute of Technologyand graduated in 1958with a Master’s Degree inMechanical Engineering. Heretired as a United States AirForce Colonel after 30 years of service. Fullerton flew nuclearbombers for the Strategic AirCommand during the ColdWar, joined the astronautcorps at the end of the Apolloprogram and helped designand test the space shuttle. Heflew the shuttle Enterprise inthree of its five test flights.Eventually, he logged 382hours in space during histwo shuttle flights, STS-3and 51-F. Gordon later spentsome 20 years as a researchpilot for NASA Dryden FlightResearch Center at EdwardsAir Force Base, often at thecontrols of the B-52 mother-ship and 747 shuttle carrieraircraft. Gordon’s passionsincluded spending time withhis five grandchildren, hiking,long bike rides and Saturdaymorning garage sales.Gordon will be remem-bered by his loving wifeand their children, MollyMansubi and Andy (Kathleen)Fullerton; five grandchildren,Kobe, Cameron and KyleMansubi and Keira and EliseFullerton. He is also survivedby his two sisters, JeanneSchulz and Ann Fullerton.He was preceded in deathby his parents, Charles R. andGrace (Sherman) Fullerton.Relatives and friends wereinvited to a Mass for theResurrection in celebration forGordon at 10 a.m. Saturday,Aug. 24 at Sacred HeartChurch, 565 West Kettering,Lancaster, Calif. 93534. ACelebration of Life was heldat 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 26at NASA Dryden, EdwardsAir Force Base. Intermentwill take place at ArlingtonNational Cemetery, Arlington,Va.In lieu of flowers, the fam-ily has requested that dona-tions may be sent to DogTags for Military Kids, 661-940-7624; ProCare Hospice,1-888-573-7305 and BoyScouts of America.To send condolences toMarie Fullerton, contacther at 44046 28th St. West,Lancaster, CA 93536 email@example.com.Funeral arrangements arebeing handled by Halley OlsenMurphy, Lancaster Chapel,www.homlancaster.com.A full biography of Fullerton is available onlineat www.nasa.gov/content/retired-nasa-astronaut-test-pilot-gordon-fullerton-dies/#.Uhu5p7aXPvY, whichincludes a video about Gordon,and www.nasa.gov/centers/dryden/news/Biographies/Pilots/bd-dfrc-p004.html.
ODOT releases weekly road report
One Year Ago
This week, Ottovillewill say goodbye to VillageMarket, its only grocerystore, which has been a partof the community since itwas founded as a small gen-eral store in the 1880s byJ. J. Miller. It was one of Ohio’s largest general mer-chandise store in the 1900s.With heavy hearts, fourth-generation owners Jay andMike Miller make ready toclose the business that hasbeen part of their family formore than 100 years.
25 Years Ago – 1988
Narrators and tractordrivers visited show plotsMonday to prepare for theFarm Focus ’88 wagon tours.The wagon tours offer theopportunity to see morethan 150 different herbicideweed control treatments oncorn and soybeans and morethan 500 different crop cul-tural treatments. Narrators of the tour are Earl Gerdeman,vocational agriculture teacherat Lincolnview High School;Calvin Leimbach, actingAllen County agriculturalextension agent; and DonaldKimmet, Putnam Countyagricultural extension agent.John Cassudt of Trentontook home the best of showtrophy from the Delphos AreaCar Club show Saturday.Visitors to the show atJefferson Senior High Schoolselected Cassidy’s black andwhite 1919 Oakland 34Btouring car the best among247 entries. Bill and JackieCoulson of Van Wert won thepresident and directors awardwith their 1930 Studebaker.The Rev. Susan A. Fleminghas assumed the pastorate atSt. Paul United MethodistChurch, 335 S. Main St., suc-ceeding the Rev. Allan Brown.She comes to Delphos after10 years on the Houcktowncircuit near Findlay. Rev.Fleming studied theology atUnited Theological Seminary,Dayton, where she received amaster of divinity.
50 Years Ago – 1963
Two Delphos JeffersonHigh School students pre-sented the program at themeeting of the local RotaryClub at noon Wednesdayat NuMaude’s. They hadrecently returned from aFuture Farmers of Americatrip to Europe. These youngmen, Randy Bowersock andCharles Plikerd, addressed theclub covering incidents on thetrip and presented a series of colored slides showing scenesin the various countries whichthey visited.Mrs. Gilbert Brandehoff entertained the members of the Charity Workers ClubWednesday in her home onEast Second Street. The eve-ning was spent playing gamesof five hundred with highhonors going to Mrs. EdmundGrothaus. Mrs. Grothauseand Lucy Mueller receivedthe traveling awards.Delphos Coon andSportsmen’s Club has released100 pheasants in this area forpublic hunting. Money forthe pheasants was receivedfrom city merchants who paidan additional 25-cent fee onhunting and fishing licenses.The club releases rabbits inthe spring and pheasants inthe summer annually as apublic service.
See ARCHIVES, page 10See ODOT, page 10
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