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2 — The Herald Monday, July 28, 2014www.delphosherald.comThe 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.
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For The Record
Ruth Ann Brown
April 15, 1941-July 25, 2014
MANDALE — Ruth Ann Brown, 73, of Lima died Friday at her residence.She was born April 15, 1941, in Mandale to Francis Emmett and Hazel Fern (Leiber) Plotts, who pre-ceded her in death.She married Harold Brown, who passed away in 2010.Survivors include two daughters, Kelly Jo (Joseph) Butts of Texas and Laurie (Michael) Inskeep of Dublin; a sister, Ina Gay Adkins; two broth-ers, Glenn Plotts and Dana Plotts; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchil-dren.She was also preceded in death by four brothers.She was the Clerk of Courts for the City of Lima for over 30 years.Ruth was a member of the Moose Lodge, the Eagles and the Lima Senior Center. She was a world traveler and loved to help people and give to others.Funeral services will be help at 11 a.m. today at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, Delphos. Burial will be at Middlecreek Cemetery.Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. today at the funeral home.Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.To leave condolences, please go to www.harterand-schier.com.
Harold H. ‘Harry’ Landwehr
Dec. 1, 1927July 25, 2014
LIMA — Harold H. “Harry” Landwehr, 86, of Lima died at 7:27 p.m. Friday at St. Rita’s Medical Center.He was born Dec. 1, 1927, in Delphos to Carl and Katherine (Klevorn) Landwehr, who preceded him in death.On May 1, 1954, he mar-ried Joan Wrocklage, who survives in Lima.Other survivors include his three sons, Joseph (Judy) Landwehr of Lima, Tim (Kathy) Landwehr of West Alexandria and John Landwehr of Worthington; two daughters, Julie (Dr. Andrew) Seiter of Greensburg, Indiana, and Amy (Daniel) Taylor of Alexandria, Virginia; a sis-ter, Helen V. (John) Haehn of Wapakoneta; a brother-in-law, Darrol Keck of Delphos; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.He was preceded in death by his brothers, Donald (Alba) Landwehr and Bernard G. (Verda) Landwehr; and four sisters, Jeanne E. (Robert) Bendele, Ruth (Leonard) Bensman, Mary (John) Hiller and Lois Keck.He worked as a supervi-sor for computer operations at the BP Refinery, where he retired after 39 years. He was an Army veteran and a member of St. Rose Catholic Church in Lima.He volunteered at the food pantry, was an avid reader and loved spoiling his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Delphos, with Fathers Ron Shock and David Ross offi-ciating. Burial will be at St. John’s Cemetery with mili-tary grave rites following the burial.Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, Delphos, where a Parish Wake will take place at 7:30 p.m.Memorial contributions may be given to St. Rose Catholic Church in Lima.To leave condolences, please visit www.harterand-schier.com.
LIMA — Patty Stant, 70, of Lima passed away at her residence in Lima at 10:25 a.m. Sunday.Arrangements are incom-plete at Harter and Schier Funeral Home.
July 6, 1953-July 26, 2014
DELPHOS — Brenda K. Wetherington, 61, of Delphos passed away Saturday morning at The Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital in Columbus.Her Family… She was born July 6, 1953, in Vandalia, Illinois, to Earl and Cora Ann (Paddock) Spears, who survive in Delphos.On Nov. 4, 2006, she mar-ried Robert Wetherington, who survives in Delphos.She is also survived by a son, Eric Martin of Newark; three daughters, Tracey (Ken) Ogle of Delphos, Bethany (Brad) Colley of Cloverdale and Stephanie (Mark) Ridgeway of Fairbanks, Alaska; a step-son, Anthony (Shannon) Wetherington of Winchester; a brother, Lindell (Susan) Spears of Delphos; two sisters, Jeanette (Thomas) Simmons of Deer Park, Texas, and Sally (Joe) Martin of Delphos; 10 grandchildren, Tyler Ridgeway, Blake Miller, Madison Ridgeway, Gage Ogle, Kenzie Ogle, Kaden Colley, Kaleb Colley, Asher Colley, Rebecca Wetherington and Nathan Wetherington; an uncle, Perry (Carolyn) Paddock; and many, many nieces, nephews and dear friends.She was preceded in death by her children’s father, Dennis “Dan” Martin; two infant grandchildren; and grandpar-ents, Eddie (Cleda) Paddock and Oatis (Ethel) Spears.Her Legacy… Brenda was an office manager at Delphos Tent and Awning for 18 years. She was a devout Christian and a member of First Baptist Church in Lima where she was treasurer. Brenda dearly loved to shop with her children. She especially enjoyed time with her family and time at the lake. She was an exceptionally kind, loving and patient woman.Her Farewell Services… A celebration of Brenda’s life will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church, Lima, the Reverends Rob White and Terry Collier officiating. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery.Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at Strayer Funeral Home, 1840 E. Fifth St., Delphos, and an hour before the service on Wednesday at the church.Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, Lima, or to a fund for her grandchildren. Online condolences may be shared at www.strayerfuneralhome.com.
Brenda K. Wetherington
, Luella Elizabeth, of Lima, Mass of the Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. today at Lima St. Johns Catholic Church with Father David Ross officiating. Entombment will follow in Gethsemani Cemetery. In lieu of flow-ers, donations can be made to the St John’s Building fund as well as St Rita’s Hospice. Condolences may be expressed at chiles-lamanfh.com.
, Arthur “Art” J., 85, of Delphos, a celebration of Art’s life will begin at 11 a.m. today at Trinity United Methodist Church with Pastors Rich Rakay and David Howell officiating. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. Memorials may be made to Interfaith Thrift Shop. Online condolences may be shared at www.strayerfuneralhome.com.
On July 18, officers were dispatched to an ungovernable/missing juvenile. Officers responded and within minutes located the juvenile and transported him to his residence. No charges will be filed.On July 18, officers responded to the area of North Canal and West Fourth streets to locate a vehicle being operated recklessly. Officers responded and spoke with witnesses who advised where the car was going. Officers proceeded to that location where they made contact with the vehicle owner. After investigating the incident, it was found that the male was having a medical condition and was transported to the hospital.On July 18, officers were dispatched to the 600 block of West Sixth Street in reference to a burglary incident. Upon arrival, officers found that a residence was entered and cash and medication was stolen. This incident remains under investigation.On July 18, officers were dispatched to the 100 block of North State Street to take a report of criminal damage. Upon officers’ arrival, they found that an unknown subject had driven on to the property, causing damage.On July 19, the Delphos Police Department took a report from a business owner in the 100 block of South Main Street. The business owner told officers that damage was done to his property on two separate occasions.On July 20, an officer on patrol in the area of West First and Canal streets stopped to investigate a suspicious vehi-cle. Upon speaking with the occupants, it was found that 18-year-old Ryan Koester of Ottoville had consumed alcohol. Due to this, Koester was issued a summons to appear in Van Wert Municipal Court to face the charge of underage consump-tion.On July 20, offi-cers observed 19-year-old Scott Bowen Jr., formerly of Delphos, walking in the 200 block of North Main Street. Officers had knowledge that Bowen had an active warrant for his arrest. As a result, Bowen was taken into custody and transported to the Allen County Jail.On July 20, officers received a com-plaint from a female who stated that a male known to her stole $20 from her residence.On July 21, officers met with a female complainant and her juvenile son. The female told officers that her son is habitually unruly. Due to this, the juvenile will be charged with ungovernable juvenile and will appear in Allen County Juvenile Court.On July 21, officers were dispatched to the 700 block of Wayne Street in reference to a juvenile who was cursing and tearing up the house. Officers met with the juvenile who remained disorderly after multiple warnings. The juvenile was taken into custody and was charged with obstructing official business and persistent disorderly conduct. He will appear in Van Wert Juvenile Court.On Tuesday, officers were investigat-ing a suspicious person complaint in the 600 block of Euclid Street. Officers observed subjects run into a residence near that location. After making con-tact with the individuals, it was found that one adult, 18-year-old Derek Foust of Delphos, and seven juveniles had consumed alcohol. Due to this, all sub- jects were charged with underage con-sumption. Foust will appear in Lima Municipal Court while all of the juve-niles will appear in Juvenile Court.On Tuesday, officers were advised of an arrest order issued out of Van Wert County Common Pleas Adult Probation Department for 22-year-old Jesse Blackburn of Delphos. Officers located Blackburn and took him into custody. He was then transported to the Van Wert County Jail.On Tuesday, officers took a report from a female who stated that she was assaulted by a known female juvenile. The female told officers that the juvenile spit on her and scratched her. The report will be forwarded to the Allen County Juvenile Court Prosecutor for review of charges.
A girl was born July 24 to Tara and Jerone McQueen of Spencerville.
One Year Ago
Girl Scout Kim Hoffman instructed her helper Jean Miller on how to build a kaleidoscope before her pro-gram “Experience Science” Wednesday afternoon at the Delphos Public Library. Hoffman orchestrated and taught the program in order to earn her Gold Award. Hoffman taught participants how to build kaleidoscopes, spaghetti bridges and foil boats.
25 Years Ago – 1989
The Rev. John Hanacsek, pastor of Landeck St. John the Baptist Church and Spencerville St. Patrick Church, was honored on the occasion of his ruby anniversary Sunday in the Roman Catholic priesthood. Hanacsek’s journey to the United States and Northwest Ohio began across the sea in Lubica, Czechoslovakia, where he was born to Barthalomew and Victoria Hanacsek.Louie and Linda King of Delphos recently opened a gourmet popcorn business in the Clock Tower Plaza in Lima. The store purchases its popcorn from J.M. Metzger Popcorn Co. near Fort Jennings and popped at the store. Over 40 flavors of popcorn are made. Currently, seven people work at the store, including the couple’s sons, Ed, who will be a senior at St. John’s High School, and Scott.
FROM THE ARCHIVES
WEATHER FORECASTTri-CountyAssociated PressTODAY:
Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 70s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
: Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
: Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
: Mostly clear through midnight then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
: Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 70s.
Driver cited for improper backing after crash
DELPHOS — Delphos man was cited for improper back-ing following a two-vehicle accident on Main Street reported Friday.Christopher Christian, 21, of Delphos was backing from the alleyway next to 111 N. Main St. onto Main Street when he backed across the southbound lane and struck a parked vehicle owned by Marthanne Lehman of Delphos.No one was injured.
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