Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008 Edition of The Daily Standard
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Ian Spencer was hopping with excitement Sunday morning when he spotted a small, lanky toad on top of a crate in his family's barn. An animal lover (that's what you call an 11-year-old boy who sleeps next to a 38-inch long iguan . . .
The Grand Lake Wabash Watershed Alliance action plan has been approved by the state and the Ohio EPA, which will allow 15 problem solving objectives to move forward. "It's been a long time coming," said watershed Coordinator La . . .
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Donald H. "Don" Bertke, 52, of 1910 Benson Drive, Dayton, died at 3 p.m. May 31, 2008, at his residence. Death was due to cancer. Arrangements are pending at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina. . . .
Martha Doris "Ma" Combs, 86, 1001 Myers Road, Celina, died at 7:55 p.m. June 1, 2008, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. She was born May 13, 1922, in London, Ky. to Arch and Lucille Johnson Tipton. She married Willie Combs in 193 . . .
Kathryn M. Hellwarth, 69, of 4672 Miller Road, Celina, died at 8:11 a.m. June 2, 2008, at her residence. She was born June 18, 1938, in Rockford, to Edward and Esther Siebert Rasawehr. On Feb. 21, 1958, she married Jerry Hellw . . .
Dorothy H. Leffers, 87, of Delphos, died at 12:25 p.m. June 2, 2008, at Vancrest Healthcare Center of Delphos. She was born Dec. 31, 1920, in Fort Wayne, Ind., to Ambrose and Vallie Birge Haley. On Oct. 2, 1943, she married Cle . . .
A memorial service for Raymond K. "Jake" Meyer, who died May 25, 2008, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Bethany United Methodist Church, Celina. Calling is two hours prior to service at the church. The family will receive . . .
Rev. Raymond L. Pax, 70, of Nyamlell, Sudan, Africa, died March 31, 2008, at the Catholic Mission in Nyamlell. He was born June 23, 1937, in Celina, to Oscar and Cordula Post Pax. Surviving are seven brothers, Rev. Ulric, Ari . . .