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The Delphos Herald wants to correct published errors in its news, sports and feature articles. To inform the news-room of a mistake in published information, call the editorial department at 419-695-0015. Corrections will be published on this page.
Vol. 144 No. 192
Nancy Spencer, editorRay Geary, general managerDelphos Herald Inc.
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Barbara A. OstingEllen ‘Tootie’ May Swartz
Aug. 16, 1953-March 9, 2014
DELPHOS — Barbara A. Osting, 60, of Delphos died Sunday at St. Rita’s Medical Center.She was born Aug. 16, 1953, to James and Rita (McRedmond) Miller, who preceded her in death.In 1975, she married Daniel Osting. They had went together since she was 15 years old. He survives in Delphos.Survivors also include two sons, Jason J. Osting of Landeck and Aaron L. Osting of Fort Jennings; a brother, Dennis (Karen) Miller of Orlando, Fla.; three grand-children, Lauren Neumeier Osting, Cody Osting and Ethan Osting; and a sister-in-law, Elaine Miller of Fort Jennings.She was also preceded in death by a twin brother, Kenneth Miller.Mrs. Miller was a house wife and had also worked at Huffy, Teleflex and Rite Aid and was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. She was an amazing mother and wife. She loved to fish and work outside. She was a caregiver to her mother, who had lived with her for four years. She was always willing to help and was a per-son people would go to.Funeral services will begin at 8 p.m Thursday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, the Rev. Charles Obinwa officiat-ing. Burial will be at a later date.Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.To leave condolences, visit harterandschier.com.
Sept. 3, 1941-March 10, 2014
TOLEDO — Ellen May Swartz, 72, went home to see Jesus and receive her crown on Monday surrounded by her loving family and friends in her home after succumbing to Alzheimer’s.She was born on Sept. 3, 1941, in Toledo to Donna May.She was a 1959 graduate of Whitney Vocational High School where she was active in Glee Club Special, chorus and Literary Club.In 1960, on May 28, Ellen married Jack L. Swartz of Delphos. They would have celebrated their 54th anni-versary this year. Together they raised three boys, Jack (Dana), Rob (Judie) and David (Sherrianne) Swartz. She was blessed with eight grandchildren within the span of six short years: Corby, Joshua, Kent, Jacob, Clayton, Samantha, Sarah and Shelby Swartz, who loved her deeply and knew her as their “Oma.” She also has a great-grandson, Ashton Swartz.Ellen’s greatest joy was spending time with family and friends at the lake, swim-ming and playing cards. God gave Ellen a beautiful singing voice and she was most happy singing in the church choir and as a soloist.Ellen was preceded in death by her mother, Donna May Streicher, and stepfather Carl Streicher. She is also survived by her brothers Carl (Rose) Streicher II and Reg (Debbie) Streicher; sister-in-law Judy (Dale) Johnson and Pam (Larry) Splane; best friend Lynn (Marilyn) Gauthier and many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.Friends and family are invited to visit from 2-8 p.m. Thursday at the Walter Funeral Home, 4653 Glendale Ave., Toledo. A final viewing will be held from 10-11 a.m. on Friday with the funeral ser-vice at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Toledo Memorial Park.Those wishing to donate in Ellen’s memory can give to Hospice of NW Ohio or Calvary Bible Chapel. Visit: walterfuneralhome.com.Wheat $6.32Corn $4.48Soybeans $14.21
One Year Ago
The Delphos American Legion Post 268 hosted the 77th annual Past Commanders and Presidents Banquet on Saturday night, where past leaders and award winners were recognized. Keith Hall presented Americanism Test winners: St. John’s High School senior Tricia Warnecke and Jefferson High School senior Elizabeth Winhover with their awards. Auxiliary President Sharon Miller introduced Buckeye Boys and Girls State delegates, including St. John’s senior Jessica Recker and Jefferson senior Wes Roby, and pre-sented them with their awards.
25 Years Ago – 1989
Members of Spencerville Future Farmers of America will be entering state competition after receiving awards at the District Four Ohio FFA evaluation meet-ing. State farmers degree applications of Mike Mueller and Bryan Seffernick were in the top 3 percent of the district’s 1,160 FFA members. Steve Klausing placed first in district competition in sales and service proficiency. Mueller placed first in the area of cereal grain production.Delphos Community Fire Protection Association recently held its annual meet-ing and election of officers. Elected for three-year terms were Mike Bockey, trea-surer; Dan Kramer and Ed Ulrich, direc-tors. Other officers include Ed Etzkorn, president; Dave Moenter, secretary; Larry Hoersten, auditor; and John Burgei, Tom Hempfling, Thomas Pohlman and Norbert Renner, directors.Members of Lincolnview Future Farmers of America team who won the bi-county basketball tournament at Paulding recently include Mike Kramer, manager; Mark Roediger, Jay Evans, Earl Gerdeman, coach; Mike Milson, Rob Friemoth, Bill Evans, Troy Bowersock, Brandon Schaadt, Ben Etgen, Jerome Blankemeyer and Brian Conenwett.
50 Years Ago – 1964
Delphos Kiwanians met Tuesday eve-ning at the House of Vogts for their regu-lar weekly dinner meeting. President of the club Gene Hayes presided at the meet-ing. A special election was held to fill the post of vice president, with Edward Clark being elected. The Rev. Warren G. Campbell, who heads the club’s Support of Churches committee, introduced the Rev. Don R. Yocum, who presented a Lenten talk.Psi Chapter, Alpha Delta Omega National Sorority, attended Phi Delta’s style show Tuesday night and later held a meeting at the home of Mrs. Keith Kiggins. Plans were made for a char-ity project, a bake sale and key chain bracelet event. The next meeting will be held March 24 at the home of Mrs. Don Macwhinney, East Fourth Street.Roll call responses were given by 27 members of the Daughters of Ruth Class of Trinity Methodist Church during a meeting held Monday at the church. The meeting was called to order by the vice president, Mary Beamer. Devotions were given by Mrs. Grover Keel. The lesson was presented by Mrs. O. M. Arnold.
75 Years Ago – 1939
St. John’s won its way to the finals of the sectional basketball tournament Friday night by defeating Willshire, 49 to 30, in the semifinals. The finals will be played Saturday evening with St. John’s meeting Dunkirk. Soon after the opening of the first quarter, St. John’s took the lead and there was no doubt in the minds of the spectators from that time on as to the final outcome of the battle.A large new oven is being installed at the M. L. Koehl Bakery on North Main Street. Although the installation will not be completed for about a week, Koehls will continue to sell quality baked goods as usual. The new equipment is being installed to fill a long-felt need of increased baking capacity and will pro-vide uniform baked goods for Delphos patrons.For her rendition of Gounod’s “Ave Maria” last Sunday afternoon, June, 12-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence E. Conley, Van Wert, will receive a wrist watch. June sang in the amateur program over radio station WLOK, Lima. The presentation will be made during Sunday’s amateur program when June will sing again.
Orval R., 87, of Ottoville, Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. today at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ottoville, with Father Jerome Schetter officiating. Burial will fol-low in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Ottoville, with military rites by the Ottoville VFW. Memorials may be given to the charity of donor’s choice. Condolences may be sent to www.lovefu-neralhome.com.
WEATHER FORECASTTri-countyAssociated PressTODAY
: Snow. Areas of blowing and drifting snow. Snow may be heavy at times in the morning. Windy. Snow accumula-tion of 6 to 7 inches. Highs in the lower 30s. North winds 20 to 30 mph. Wind chills zero to 10 above zero in the afternoon.
: Cold. Mostly cloudy through midnight then clearing. Chance of flurries through midnight. Lows near zero. North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph shifting to the northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Wind chills 10 below to zero.
: Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 20s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Wind chills 5 below to 15 below zero in the morning.
: Partly cloudy through mid-night then clearing. Not as cold. Lows in the lower 20s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
: Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 40s.
: Partly cloudy. Chance of rain through midnight. Then chance of rain and snow after midnight. Lows around 30. Chance of measurable precipitation 30 percent.
SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT
: Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s. Lows in the lower 20s.
SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT
: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow show-ers. Highs in the mid 30s. Lows 15 to 20.
MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT
: Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 30s. Lows in the lower 20s.
: Partly cloudy. Breezy. Highs in the upper 40s.
Today is Wednesday, March 12, the 71st day of 2014. There are 294 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On March 12, 1664, England’s King Charles II granted an area of land on the East Coast of present-day North America known as New Netherland to his brother James, the Duke of York.On this date:In 1864, Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant assumed command as General-in-Chief of the Union armies in the Civil War.In 1912, the Girl Scouts of the USA had its beginnings as Juliette Gordon Low of Savannah, Ga., founded the first American troop of the Girl Guides.In 1914, American inventor George Westinghouse died in New York at age 67.In 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered the first of his 30 radio addresses that came to be known as “fireside chats,” telling Americans what was being done to deal with the nation’s economic crisis.In 1934, a 6.6 magnitude earthquake shook much of northern Utah along with parts of Idaho, Montana, Nevada and Wyoming.In 1938, the Anschluss merging Austria with Nazi Germany took place as German forces crossed the border between the two countries.In 1939, Pope Pius XII was formally crowned in ceremonies at the Vatican.In 1951, “Dennis the Menace,” created by cartoonist Hank Ketcham, made its syn-dicated debut in 16 newspapers.In 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson won the New Hampshire Democratic prima-ry, but Sen. Eugene McCarthy of Minnesota placed a strong second.In 1989, some 2,500 veterans and sup-porters marched at the Art Institute of Chicago to demand that officials remove an American flag placed on the floor as part of a student’s exhibit.In 1994, the Church of England ordained its first women priests.In 2003, Elizabeth Smart, the 15-year-old girl who’d vanished from her bedroom nine months earlier, was found alive in a Salt Lake City suburb with two drifters, Brian David Mitchell and Wanda Barzee, who are serving prison terms for kidnapping her.Ten years ago: Marcus Wesson, the dom-ineering patriarch of a cultlike clan he’d bred through incest, surrendered to police who found the bodies of nine of his offspring, all but one minors, at their home in Fresno, Calif. (Wesson was later convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to death.)Five years ago: Disgraced financier Bernard Madoff pleaded guilty in New York to pulling off perhaps the biggest swindle in Wall Street history. The Iraqi journalist who’d thrown his shoes at President George W. Bush received a three-year sentence. (Muntadhar al-Zeidi ended up serving nine months.) Insurance broker Willis Group Holdings announced that Chicago’s Sears Tower would be renamed Willis Tower. Lindsey Vonn became the first American woman to win the super-G season finale at the World Cup finals in Are, Sweden. Philanthropist Leonore Annenberg died in Rancho Mirage, Calif. at age 91.CLEVELAND (AP) — These Ohio lotteries were drawn Tuesday:
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