2 – The Herald Monday, April 28, 2014
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Vol. 144 No. 226
Nancy Spencer, editorRay Geary, general manager, Delphos Herald Inc. Lori Goodwin Silette
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A boy was born April 25 to Gina and William Wagner of Kalida.A girl was born April 26 to Jessica Hoffman of Spencerville.At 6:04 p.m. April 18, officers were inves-tigating suspicious activity and made contact with the occupants of a vehicle at the cor-ner of North Clay and West Eighth streets. Officers conducted a search of the vehicle and located a small amount of marijuana along with several items of drug para-phernalia. As a result, the driver of the vehi-cle, Austin Hamilton, was charged with drug possession and possession of drug paraphernalia. He will appear in Van Wert Municipal Court to face the charges.At 8:47 p.m. April 18, officers were dis-patched to the 1000 block of North Main Street to meet with the victim of an assault. Upon arrival, officers met with the victim and several witnesses. After investigating the incident, it was determined that no charges would be pursued.At 4:17 p.m. Tuesday, the Delphos Police Department received a theft complaint at a business in the 900 block of Elida Avenue. Officers arrived and met with the store man-ager who advised that a juvenile in the store had concealed items inside his pocket. The juvenile was stopped before leaving the store and the items were returned. No charges will be filed, but the juvenile was criminally tres-passed from the store.On Tuesday, officers took a report from a male who stated that he parked his vehicle in the 500 block of Euclid Avenue for approxi-mately six hours. Upon returning to the vehicle, he found that it had been damaged by an unknown subject.At 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, officers responded to the 700 block of East Second Street to inves-tigate a complaint of an unattached garage that was broken into. Upon arrival, officers met with the homeowner who stated that an unknown subject had entered his garage and stole multiple items. A detective was called in to process the scene and the Detective Bureau is investigating this incident.On Wednesday, officers were dispatched to a residence in the 800 block of Skinner Street after being notified of a theft incident. Upon arrival, officers were told by the homeowner that items were discovered to be missing from inside the residence. The homeowner gave officers a possible suspect and this incident continues to be under investigation.At 7:42 p.m. Thursday, a Delphos police officer on patrol in the 300 block of South Main Street observed a vehicle being driv-en by 30-year-old Timothy R. Short Jr. of Delphos. Officers knew Short on sight and knew him to have a suspended driver’s license. Due to this, officers made contact with Short and arrested him for the violation. Short was issued a citation for an in-state drug offense suspen-sion and released. He will appear in Lima Municipal Court to face the charge.At 7:15 p.m. Friday, a Delphos Police offi-cer conducted a traf-fic stop on a vehicle after observing the driver commit a traf-fic violation. During the investigation, offi-cers found marijuana inside the vehicle. The driver, 20-year-old Chad Rutledge of Delphos was issued a citation for possession of marijuana and the traffic violation. He will appear in Lima Municipal Court on the charges.At 9:24 p.m. Friday, an officer con-ducted a traffic stop on a vehicle having knowledge that the driver, 21-year-old Alyssa Keeling of Delphos, was oper-ating the vehicle on a suspended driver’s license. Keeling was issued a citation for a non-compliance suspension and will appear in Lima Municipal Court to face the charge.At 11 a.m. Saturday, officers took a theft report from a resident in the 800 block of Skinner Street. The victim told officers that his wallet was missing from the residence. The victim stated that he believed a guest of his took the wallet and left. The incident remains under investigation.
Virginia Elizabeth (Grey) Wannemacher
Aug. 4, 1942-April 26, 2014
OTTOVILLE — Virginia E. Wannemacher, 71, of Ottoville died 8:42 a.m. Saturday at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.She was born Aug. 4, 1942, in Toledo to Edward and Thelma (Todd) Grey, who preceded her in death.On Sept. 1, 1973, she mar-ried Paul Wannemacher, who survives in Ottoville.Virginia is also sur-vived by her children, Ann (Mike) James of Payne, Jim (Rachel) Wannemacher of Ottoville and John (Amanda) Wannemacher of Delphos; three sisters, Pat (Jim) Kratzman, Judith Pidcock and Mary Worden all of Toledo; a brother, Frank (Ruth) Grey of Holland; seven grand-children, Kylee, Mikel, Liz, Zack, Rian, Arin and Chloe; and many nieces and neph-ews.She is also preceded in death by a sister, Beverly June Bailey; and two broth-ers, James and Donald Grey.Virginia retired from Eaton Corp. in Van Wert. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Ottoville. She had been a nun with Sisters of the Precious Blood and enjoyed a teaching career where she taught elementary school in Tiffin and Toledo, and later substituted for Ottoville Local School and other area schools. She enjoyed spend-ing time with her grandkids, baking, cooking and she always put others before her-self.A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ottoville, with Fr. Jerome Schetter officiating.Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Jackson Township.In lieu of flowers, please donate to Van Wert Inpatient Hospice or the charity of your choice.Condolences may be expressed to www.lovefuner-alhome.com.
Jared Benjamin Osting
June 18, 1992-April 25, 2014
LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Jared Benjamin Osting, 21, of Lafayette, Indiana, passed away Friday.He was born in Wooster on June 18, 1992, to Jan and Janet Osting, who survive.He is also survived by his fiancee, Tori Blue Lynn; two siblings, Grant Osting and Brittany (Curt) Butler; and two grandmothers, Mary Savidge of Spencerville and Elizabeth Osting of Delphos.He is preceded in death by his grandfathers, Mike Savidge and Edward Osting.Jared graduated from McCutcheon High School in 2011 and attended Vincennes University. He joined the United States Marine Corp this spring. He enjoyed hunt-ing, riding his motorcycle and hanging out with friends.Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Soller Baker Lafayette Chapel, 400 Twyckenham Blvd., Lafayette.Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Charity Baptist Church, 1718 N 15th St., Lafayette. Burial will be at Meadow View Cemetery, 3733 Poland Hill Rd., Lafayette.
Charles R. “Dick,” Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. today at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church with Fathers James Say and Stanley Szybka officiating. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert. Preferred memorials are to St. Mary of the Assumption School. Condolences may be left on our website, www.bricknerfuneralhome.com, or sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mary M., 90, of Delphos, Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, the Rev. David Reinhart offi-ciating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. today at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, where a Parish Wake will begin at 7:30 p.m. Preferred memorials are to the Alzheimer’s Association or Vancrest Activities Department.
One Year Ago
The Delphos Optimist Club would like to honor veterans, active-duty mili-tary personnel and demonstrate com-munity patriotism and pride within Delphos. Active-duty Army soldier Brett Bowersock and Marine veteran Derek Fischer spoke to Optimist mem-bers Friday as part of a patriotic pro-gram to launch the Optimists’ Avenue of Flags program.
25 Years Ago – 1989
Dan Good led off the top of the sev-enth inning with a triple and scored on Dave Luersman’s squeeze bunt to give Fort Jennings a 2-1 win over St. John’s Wednesday at Stadium Park. Bernie Berelsman pitched the first four innings for Fort Jennings. He was relieved by Jeff Swick in the fifth.The 43rd session of Buckeye Girls state will be June 17-24 at Ashland College with more than 1,250 girls attending. Representing Delphos will be Aimee Stough and Cindy Houdeshell of Jefferson Senior High School and Jodi Rees and Nikki Wellmann of St. John’s High School. Alternates are Chris Schleeter and Kathy Grothaus of Jefferson and Melissa Keister and Corey Westrich of St. John’s.Elida Future Farmers of America chapter donated black walnut trees to all second-graders at Elida and Gomer elementary schools this week as part of their Arbor Day Program. Ericka Bruns and Mike Witham from Pamela Jackson’s class were presented trees and instruction from FFA members Tim Hittle and Chris Poe.
50 Years Ago – 1964
A new shelterhouse will be complet-ed early this week at Waterworks Park. The 30-by-60-foot structure is a joint project of the Delphos Jaycees and the Recreation Board and will be the same type of building as the shelter-house at Stadium Park, on which the two groups collaborated. Construction started April 20 with a ground-break-ing ceremony in which officers of the two sponsoring organizations partici-pated.Three members of the Delphos area Future Farmers of America were elect-ed to state offices at the annual con-vention of FFA in Columbus over the weekend. Charles Plikerd, member of the Delphos chapter, was elected state vice president; Keaton D. Vandemark, member of Elida chapter, was cho-sen president; and Larry D. Adam, of Lincolnview chapter, was named northwest sectional vice president.
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