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Vol. 140 No. 300
Nancy Spencer, editorRay Geary, business managerDon Hemple, advertising managerTiffany Brantley
William Kohl, general manager/Eagle Print
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WeAtHer ForeCAstt-cuyth Acad PtoniGHt
: Mostly clearin the evening becoming part-ly cloudy. Lows in the mid50s. North winds 5 to 10 mphbecoming southeast after mid-night.
: Partly sunnyin the morning then mostlycloudy with a chance of show-ers and thunderstorms in theafternoon. Highs around 70.Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.Chance of rain 40 percent.
eXtenDeD ForeCAsttUesDAY niGHt
:Mostly cloudy with show-ers and thunderstorms likely.Lows in the upper 50s. Eastwinds 10 to 15 mph. Chanceof rain 70 percent.
: Mostlycloudy with showers and thun-derstorms likely in the morn-ing then partly sunny with achance of showers and thun-derstorms in the afternoon.Highs in the upper 70s. Southwinds 10 to 15 mph becomingwest in the afternoon. Chanceof rain 70 percent.At 10:56 a.m. Saturday,Delphos Police came into con-tact with Steven Putt, 41 of Middle Point.As a result, Putt was arrest-ed on an outstanding war-rant issued out of Van WertCommon Pleas Court for fail-ure to comply with the court.Putt was transported to theVan Wert County Jail wherehe will be held until he appearsin court.
Man arrestedon outstandingwarrant
At 1:49 a.m. Saturday,while on routine patrol,Delphos police officers cameinto contact with JonathonSeman, 17, of Delphos inthe 200 block of West FifthStreet.Seman was arrested oncharges of being out aftercurfew and cited into AllenCounty Juvenile Court on thecharge and later released to aparent.
Juvenile pickedup for curfewviolation
Delphos Police were calledto the 700 block of EastSecond Street at 8:08 a.m.Friday in reference to a theft.Upon officers’ arrival, aresident of that area said in theovernight hours, someone hadtaken several solar lights fromthe exterior of the residence.Delphos Police were calledto the 300 block of South ClayStreet at 11:38 p.m. Saturdayin reference to a theft that had just occurred at a residence.Upon officers’ arrival thevictim stated that someonehad taken some solar lightsfrom outside of the victim’sresidence.Delphos Police were calledto the 700 block of NorthCanal Street at 11:39 p.m.Saturday in reference to acomplaint of damage to a resi-dence.Upon officers’ arrival, thevictim stated that someonehad broken several solar lightsthat were on the exterior of theresidence.
Solar lightsdamaged, takenfrom outsidehome
Delphos Police were calledto the 400 block of WayneStreet at 9:58 a.m. Friday inreference to a breaking andentering complaint.Upon officers’ arrival, thevictim stated that in the over-night hours, someone had cutsome screens on a shed at theresidence and had removedpersonal items from inside theshed.
Items takenfrom shed
Delphos Police were calledto a business in the 600 blockof Elida Avenue at 8:38 a.m.Friday in reference to damageat the business.Upon officers’ arrival, anemployee of the business saidthat in the overnight hours,someone placed a smoke fire-cracker in an overnight dropbox located at the business.Reports indicate that therewas minor damage caused tothe drop box.
Drop box atbusiness damaged
Delphos Police were calledto the 500 block of West ClimeStreet at 8:42 a.m. Friday inreference to a damage com-plaint to a residence.Upon officers’ arrival, thevictim stated someone hadopened an exterior door tothe victim’s residence and setoff a smoke bomb between anexterior and interior door.Reports indicate that minordamage was caused to theresidence.Delphos Police were calledto the 700 block of NorthCanal Street at 11:39 p.m.Saturday in reference to acomplaint of damage to a resi-dence.Upon officers’ arrival, thevictim stated someone hadbroken several solar lights thatwere on the exterior of theresidence.Delphos Police were calledto the 500 block of WestCleveland Street at 1 p.m.Sunday in reference to somedamage to a residence.Upon officers’ arrival, thevictim stated that someone inthe overnight hours had writ-ten on the residence garagedoor with a marker.
Delphos Police werecalled to the 500 block of South Washington Street at3:35 a.m. Saturday in refer-ence to some subjects beingin that area making loudnoise and waking residencesin the area.Upon officers’ arrival,they located Darin Lamica,20, of Delphos and BrandonBiers, 20, of Lima in the area.Upon speaking with the sub- jects, they were found to beunder the influence of alcoholwhile being under the legaldrinking age. Both subjectswere arrested on the viola-tion and transported to theDelphos Police Departmentand were later released afterbeing issued citations intoLima Municipal Court on thecharges.At approximately 6 a.m.Saturday, police were con-tacted in reference to a sub- ject inside a motor vehicle inthe 100 block of East SecondStreet. The caller stated thatthe subject appeared to beunconscious.Upon officers’ arrival,they located Biers sitting inthe driver seat of the vehicleasleep.Officers found Biers to beintoxicated and in physicalcontrol of the vehicle. As aresult, Biers was arrested oncharges of being in physicalcontrol of a motor vehiclewhile being intoxicated.He was issued a citationinto Lima Municipal Courton the charge and was laterreleased.
Underagedrinkers cited,one later foundbehind the wheel
oc. 19, 1916-Ju 6, 2010
Lucille J. Wolfe, 93,formerly of Spencerville,died at 1:30 a.m. Sundayat Wyngate Senior LivingCommunity in Lima after hav-ing also resided at OtterbeinCridersville Retirement LivingCommunity.She was born Oct. 19,1916, in Lima, to Elmer andChloe (Corderman) Harrod.On April 25, 1942, shemarried John Wolfe, whosurvives at Wyngate SeniorLiving Center.Funeral services begin at7 p.m. Tuesday at ThomasE. Bayliff Funeral Home,the Rev. John Fleck offici-ating. Burial will follow ata later date in SpencervilleCemetery.Friends may call from 5-7p.m. Tuesday at the funeralhome.
Lucll J. Wlf
Marilyn A. Wienken, 77, of Spencerville, died at 3:11 a.m.today at St. Rita’s MedicalCenter. Funeral arrangementsare incomplete at Thomas E.Bayliff Funeral Home.
Maly A. Wk
High temperature Sundayin Delphos was 77 degrees,low was 60. Weekend rainfallwas recorded at .43 inch. Higha year ago today was 82, lowwas 58. Record high for todayis 95, set in 1933. Record lowis 42, set in 1944.
Carl L. Miller, 65, of Delphos died Sunday at St.Rita’s Medical Center.Arrangements are incom-plete at Harter and SchierFuneral Home.
Cal L. Mll
A girl was born June 3to Crystal Oglesbee of Spencerville.A girl was born June 4 toCraig and Meghan Baldauf of Delphos.A boy was born June 5 toRick and Sarah Knippen of Fort Jennings.
Ju 2, 1915-Ju 5, 2010
Alfreda Rose “Mamie”(Kill) Gerdeman, 95, of Delphos, died at 2:02 p.m.Saturday at VancrestHealthcare Center.She was born June 2, 1915,in Landeck to Anthony andTheresa (Scharf) Kill.On June 8, 1942, shemarried Carl Gerdeman inLandeck. He died Nov. 18,2007.Survivors include sonDennis (Elle) Gerdeman of Westerville; daughters PeggyRizor of Elida and Jayne(Alan) Homsher and Karla(Bill) Bailey of Cincinnati; sis-ters Pauline Geise of Landeck,Alma (Joe) Dampf of LaPuente, Calif., and LaDonna(Virg) Birgen of Las Vegas;grandchildren Susan (Mark)Link, Leslie (David) Gamble,Carmen (Rodney) Helsel,Brian (Ranelle) Rizor, Lauren(Kyle Coburn) Gerdemanand Meredeth Bailey; and 11great-grandchildren.She was also preceded indeath by grandson Tony Rizor;son-in-law David Risor; broth-ers Linus, Vernon and GeorgeKill; and sisters Lillian Vent,Margaret Ellerbrock andBeatrice Bockey.Mrs. Gerdeman was ahomemaker who was an avidflower and vegetable garden-er. She made excellent home-cooked meals and bakedgoods and was greatly lovedby her family and her grand-children. She was a memberof St. John the EvangelistCatholic Church and its AltarRosary Society.Mass of Christian Burialbegins at 11 a.m. Tuesday(her 64th wedding anniversa-ry) at St. John the EvangelistCatholic Church, the Rev.Melvin Verhoff officiating.Burial will follow in St. John’sCemetery.Friends may call from2-8 p.m. today at Harter andSchier Funeral Home, wherethe parish wake begins at 7:30p.m..Memorials are to St. John’sCemetery.
Alfda r‘Mam’ (Kll)Gdma
nv. 26, 1944Ju 5, 2010
John D.Humprhreys,65, of Gomer,died at 10:15p.m. Saturday atSt. Rita’s Medical Center.He was born Nov. 26, 1944,in Lima to David and MaryEllen (Renner) Humphreys,who are deceased.On Oct. 22, 2006, hemarried Deborah Mihm of Gomer.Survivors include sonAaron Humphreys of Lima;stepsons Dustin Miller of Columbus and Seth (StephanieSteinke) Fulton of Lima;stepdaughter Audrey (TylerLeach) Fulton of Elida; sisterNancy (Thomas) Sakemillerof Delphos; grandson TylerLeach; nephews Scott(Lisa) Sakemiller and Ryan(Samantha) Sakemiller; andhis special friend, Rogan thecat.Mr. Humphreys was a vet-eran of the National Guardwho served from 1965-1971.He was a lifelong plumberand pipe-fitter who retiredfrom General Dynamics after14 years. He also workedat Washam Plumbing andHeating for 12 years andQuality Mechanical Servicesfor 2 years. He also farmedwith his father. He loved liv-ing in this area.He was a member of Gomer United Church of Christ, Harley Owner Group,Delphos Eagles and Knightsof Columbus Loyalty Club.He enjoyed riding his HarleyDavidson motorcycle, was aNASCAR and sprint racingand Ohio State football andbasketball fan. He was a regu-lar at Limaland Raceway andwill be remembered for hisbig smile. He was a kind andloving husband, father andfriend.Services will begin at 11a.m. Wednesday at Harterand Schier Funeral Home,the Rev. Brian Knoderer offi-ciating. Burial will followin Carmen Cemetery nearGomer, with military grave-side rites performed by theDelphos Veterans Council.Friends may call from 2-8p.m. Tuesday and for an hourprior to the service Wednesdayat the funeral home.Memorials are to GomerUnited Church of Christ orAmerican Cancer Society.
Jh D. Humphy