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Vol. 142 No. 189
Nancy Spencer, editorRay Geary, general managerDelphos Herald, Inc.Don Hemple, advertisingmanagerTiffany Brantley,
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Ellen Moore was misiden-tified as Ellen Karhoff inWednesday’s story and pic-ture about Kyle Karhoff sign-ing to play golf at UNOH.
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Grover Cleveland Patrick(Peno), 81, of Ringgold,Ga., and formerly of Delphos, died Thursday athis son’s home in Ringgold,surrounded by his lovingfamily.He was born Jan. 14,1931, during the Depressionin Weeksbury, Ky., toCharlie and Eliza (Elam)Patrick, who preceded himin death.On Feb. 3, 1951, he mar-ried Dolores Trainor inPetersburg, Va. She pre-ceded him in death on April12, 2007.Survivors include threesons, Michael (Linda)Patrick Sr. of Ringgold,Robert Patrick of Chandler,Ariz., and Dennis (Tammy)Patrick of Lima; brothersAndy (Octavia) Patrickand Jimmy (Nan) Patrickof Delphos; sisters PhyllisTuell and Eva Lawson of Cumberland, Ky.; eightgrandchildren and six great-grandchildren.Mr. Patrick enlisted inthe U.S. Army at age 17and served from 1949-51. The Korean War wasunderway and he was sentto Prestonsburg, Ky., toFort Lawton, Wash., tobe shipped to the Far EastCommand in Yokohama,Japan. After servingYokohama, he was shippedto Yamagata, Japan, wherehe served with the YamagataCivil Affairs Team and wasawarded the Certificate of Proficiency with the 1stCalvary Division. He couldstill speak fluent Japaneseand would not hesitate toshow his skill. Patrick hadthe “gift of gab” and allknew him in the little min-ing town of Hi Hat, Ky.,where he grew up. Patrickand his wife moved to Limato be close to his broth-ers and other relatives andobtained work at the B&ORailroad Company from1956-57 and became a fire-man for the railroad. Whenthe Ford Motor Companycame to Lima, he startedworking at the Lima EnginePlant in April 1957 andretired in April 1987. Whileat Ford, Patrick becamepresident of UAW Local1219 and traveled to Detroitand other cities much of hiscareer. While at Ford, heattended Bluffton Collegeand received his detectivelicense and worked at anagency in the Lima area.In the 1960s, he ran forAllen County sheriff andlost by 20 votes. In June1966 he became a notarypublic. He attended KnottsSchool of Auctioneeringbased out of Gallipolis andreceived his auctioneeringlicense and in November1971, he started his ownaction house in Lima andwas certified in Ohio andMichigan. He would enter-tain anyone who wouldlisten to his auctioneeringskills.Also while at Ford,he started Suburban C.B.Radio and Printing and wasquite successful and wasknown as “the Colonel.”He was granted his amateurradio operator’s license andspoke across the world toother ham operators.After some years, heopened another businesscalled Inland Marina onGrubb Road near Delphos,selling boats, motors, trail-ers, fishing tackle and bait.He was an avid fisherman,hunter and enjoyed liv-ing in Northern Michiganfor many years after heretired.Patrick and his wifemoved to Ringgold in 2001to be closer to their son.Patrick was a memberof the Eagles, Moose andserved on the DemocraticElection Council inWellston, Mich. he alsoenjoyed his time in the gar-den, tending to his pets,golf, his fruit orchard andliked to go to flea markets.He peddled, sold and ransmall businesses all his lifeand enjoyed life and mak-ing people laugh.Funeral services willbegin at 2 p.m. Tuesdayat Chiles-Laman Funeraland Cremation, ShawneeChapel, Pastor RobertMorrison officiating.Burial will be in WoodlawnCemetery, with militaryrites.Friends may call from1-2 p.m. Tuesday at thefuneral home.
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Loretta M. Nomina, 79, of Delphos, died at 1:24 a.m.Friday at St. Rita’s MedicalCenter.She was born Sept. 13,1932, in Kentucky, to Elix andHazel (Brock) Collins.She married MelvinNomina in 1974.He survives in Delphoswith daughters Cindy Gooteof Elida and step daughterSuzanne (David) Laudadioof North Carolina; grandchil-
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dren Nick (Ali) French of Colorado, Jim (Casey) Sellersof Kettering and JeremyBushong of Lima; and stepgrandchildren Tiffany Puckettand Jamie Wolfe; and eightgreat grandchildren.She was preceded in deathby her son, Jerry Bushong andstep son Steven Nomina.Mrs. Nomina drove aschool bus for many yearsand retired from Ford MotorCompany and taught drivereducation. She was a mem-ber of St. John the EvangelistCatholic Church, DelphosLioness, Delphos Eagles andQuilting Club in Delphos.Mass of Christian Burialbegins at 11 a.m. Mondayat St. John the EvangelistCatholic Church, the Rev.Melvin Verhoff officiating.Burial will follow in St. John’sCemetery.Friends may call from 2-8p.m. Sunday at Harter andSchier Funeral Home, wherethe parish wake is at 7:30p.m.Memorials are to thechurch.Ruth Eleanore HoltzhauerRohrbach, 88, joined otherfamily members and friendsat 4:15 a.m. on Friday.She was the daughter of Joseph and Olvina (Hoagland)Holtzhauer.On May 11, 1946, shemarried Norman Rohrbach,whom she continued to lovethroughout her life. He pre-ceded her in death.She is survived by twosons, James (Roberta)Rohrbach of Sidney andTimothy Rohrbach of NewKnoxville; two daughters,Theresa (Terry) Kemmannof St.Marys and Rebecca(Cletus) Koverman of NewBremen; and 13 grandchil-dren, 13 great-grandchildren,three stepgreat-grandchildren;and three stepgreat-great-grandchildren.Also preceding her indeath were a son, NormanThomas Rohrbach; grand-son, Craig Andrew Kemman;great-grandson, Fred AdamRohrbach; and brother, GeneHoltzhauer.Living her faith, Ruthworked 30 years as organ-ist at Holy Rosary CatholicChurch in St. Marys. She alsoin earlier years worked atGoodyear Tire & Rubber Co.,Happy Humpty Restaurantand Miller’s Textiles. Mostof all, she worked at trying tobe the best wife and mothershe could be.She enjoyed spending timewith her grandchildren, tak-ing them to Hocking County – Old Man’s Cave, and walk-ing to visit the residents in thenursing home. She appreci-ated the time and love thatthe town businesses wouldgive her and go out of theirway to serve her or just say“hi” as she took her manywalks. All the birthday cardsfrom them on one particularbirthday were always talkedabout. Working with the chil-dren at East School broughther such joy.Mass of Christian Burialwill begin at 10:30 a.m.Monday at Holy RosaryCatholic Church, 511 E.Spring St., St. Marys, theRev. Anthony Cutcher cel-ebrant. Burial will follow atGethsemane Cemetery in St.Marys.Visitation for family andfriends will be held 2- 4 p.m.and 6 – 8 p.m. Sunday atMiller-Long and Folk FuneralHome, 314 West High Street,St., Marys. Condolences maybe sent to millerfuneralhomes.net
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Miriam Hughes, 73, of Portage, Mich., passed awayThursday at Rose Arbor.She was born Dec. 30,1938, in Delphos, one of sixchildren of Albert and Ruth(Scherger) Weisgerber.She married DavidHughes, who survives.Other survivors includeher children, Jeffrey Hughesof Kalamazoo and SusanHughes of Ada; two grand-children, David Hughesof Kalamazoo and MiayaHunsberger of Ada; andgreat-grandchild, ShoshanaHughes of Kalamazoo.Hughes lived in Delphosuntil 1950, her familymoved to Hillsdale, MI. Shegraduated from HillsdaleHigh School in 1956. Afterhigh school, she attendedWMU, where she receiveda degree in teaching andalso meet her husband of 51 years. Miriam taught30 years in the Kalamazooarea, Portage, Climax Scottsand Parchment Schools. Shewas a member of Alpha ChiOmega Sobriety. After retir-ing, she was very involvedin KIA. She was head of Outreach and a lead DocentTrainer. She was very activein the Boys National TennisTournament. She becamean accomplished painterafter retiring, painting pas-tels. She was a member of the board of the RichmondCenter and a master gar-dener.A memorial Mass will becelebrated at 11 a.m. Feb.27 at St. Monica’s Churchwith a visitation starting at10 a.m. and a reception tofollow service.In lieu of flowers, memo-rials are to West MichiganCancer Center, KIA,Richmond Center and St.Monica’s Church.Friends may leave mes-sages for the family at www.avinkcremation.com.Arrangements by AvinkFuneral Home CremationSociety, Schoolcraft, Mich.
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College and Bluffton College.He majored in business admin-istration.He worked at ChrislerAmlex/GKN Sinster Metalsfor as long as the factoryremained in business.“Over my 31 years at thecompany, I enjoyed positionsof increased responsibilityuntil the company closed in2000. Throughout my workingcareer, I completed my educa-tion and pursued continuingstudies in the interest of self-improvement,” he said.Wortman is a licensed pilotand volunteers at the airport.He and his wife, Kaulene,have been married for 42 yearsand raised two children whogave them three grandkids. If elected, he wants to promotethe industrial complex.“We have that 1,600-acremegasite; I want to promotethat. I am concerned abut thefuture of our youth. Therefore,I will work within the educa-tional system in developingtechnical programs for indus-tries interested in expand-ing or locating in Van WertCounty,” he said.Wortman says his businessexperience as a farmer is oneof his biggest qualifiers.“Operating my own busi-ness has expanded my skillsin the management of budgetsand living within my means.I will bring these skills tothe commissioner’s positionwhen dealing with the countybudgets and spending yourhard-earned tax dollars. I willpursue every opportunity toreduce the county’s operatingexpenditures without jeopar-dizing the standard of livingwe have come to enjoy,” hesaid.“While the economy isshowing improving right now,we must be forward-thinkingby planning for a brighterfuture. I can do that and that’swhy I am prepared to meetthese challenges. Therefore, Iam your candidate of choice.”
MaryAnne, 65, of Spencerville,services will begin at 11 a.m.Saturday at Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home, the Revs. JanJohnson and John G. Medaughofficiating. Burial will be ata later date in SpencervilleCemetery. Friends may callone hour prior to services atthe funeral home. Memorialcontributions may be madeto Trinity Untied MethodistChurch.
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