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Thursday, December 24th, 2009 Edition of The Daily Standard
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Phillip Roy Schmidt is headed to prison for 13 years after an unsuccessful bid to withdraw his Alford guilty plea, obtain new court-appointed attorneys and head to a jury trial. The 60-year-old Celina man, charged in connection . . .
It's tough to describe the jubilance of finding that perfect, gotta-have present under the Christmas tree. As a child, it's a moment like no other - one that's rarely matched in adulthood by leather wallets and fancy perfume. . . .
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Local Obituaries
Dorothy A. Brandewie, 80, 2030 Golf View Drive, Celina, died at 4:02 a.m. Dec. 23, 2009, at her residence. She was born July 5, 1929, in Coldwater, to Jacob and Theresa Gels Kramer. On July 26, 1952, she married Lester Brandewi . . .
Mary Ann Klosterman, 87, 1899 Flaler Road, Fort Recovery, died at 8:12 p.m. Dec. 22, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. She was born June 1, 1922, in Cassella to August and Anna Lennartz Link. On June 28, 194 . . .
Phyllis J. Myers, 82, of Celina, died Dec. 23, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. She was born July 7, 1927, in Miami County to Clifford and Mildred L. Koogler Thompson. She was married to John Hangen, who di . . .
Jerome L. Pottkotter, 84, 2150 state Route 119, Fort Recovery, died Dec. 23, 2009, at his residence. He was born March 31, 1925, in Fort Recovery to John and Irene Laux Pottkotter. On Sept. 30, 1950, he married Rita May, who su . . .
Sharon A. Tobe, 46, 2632 Fort Recovery-Minster Road, Fort Recovery, died of natural causes at 10:54 p.m. Dec. 22, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. She was born June 12, 1963, in Coldwater, to Vincent and Ma . . .
Karma W. Van Schoyck, 92, 04373 Ohio 197, Celina, died at 8:45 p.m. Dec. 22, 2009, at her residence. She was born Jan. 11, 1917, in Grover Hill, to George and Hattie Davis Wyatt. On Dec. 1, 1967, she married William Van Schoyck . . .
Audie M. Wilcutt, 83, 1609 E. Market St., Celina, died at 12:56 a.m. Dec. 22, 2009 in her daughter's home in Deland, Fla. She was born Jan. 21, 1926, in Cullman, Ala., to Rudie and Vesta McCellan Johnson. On May 20, 1946, she m . . .
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