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Tuesday, December 27th, 2011 Edition of The Daily Standard
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While area stores noted some returns as expected on the day after Christmas, most shoppers on Monday went to look for bargains and to cash in gift cards. David and Karron Bechtol of North Star flashed big smiles as they left Ko . . .
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• Council may reinstate city's sidewalk program
• Excess water usage rates may rise
• School to be first to hook into fiber optic line
• Man arrested in Florida on bench warrant
Local Obituaries
Kay Guyer, 57, St. Marys, died Dec. 23, 2011, at St. Marys Living Center. Arrangements are being completed with Miller Funeral Homes, St. Marys. . . .
Peter W. Fox, 92, Arcanum, died Dec. 24, 2011 at his residence. He was born Dec. 31, 1918, in Mendon, to Peter and Hazel Stewart Fox. On March 16, 1946, he married Elaine Griggs, who survives. Also surviving are a son, Kevin . . .
Harold "Shep" Simon, 86, died at 8 p.m. Dec. 25, 2011. He was born July 8, 1925, in Russia, to Alfred L. and Christine Monnier Simon. On Nov. 20, 1948, he married Martha Bollheimer, who survives in Russia. Also surviving are . . .
Esther Seger, 90, Fort Loramie, died Dec. 24, 2011, at Wilson Memorial Hospital, Sidney. She was born Oct. 11, 1921, in Fort Loramie, to Joseph and Cecilia Wuebker Seger. She is survived by a brother-in-law, Richard Middendor . . .
Former North Star resident Yvette D. Groff, 94, died Dec. 26, 2011, at Versailles Health Care Center. She was born Dec. 23, 1917, in Newport, to John and Margaret Gariety Pepiot. On May 20, 1939, she married Paul Groff, who die . . .
Dorothy M. Thatcher Mihm, 89, Rockford, died at 8:20 p.m. Dec. 25, 2011 at Van Wert County Hospital. She was born Jan. 23, 1922, in Liberty Township, Van Wert County, to Delmar and Jessie Huffman Caywood. On June 28, 1941, she . . .
Verlin W. Hirschfeld, 93, of New Bremen, died at 10:20 p.m. Dec. 24, 2011, at the Convalarium at Indian Run, Dublin. He was born Jan. 6, 1918, west of New Bremen, to Edward G. and Emma A. Oberwitte Hirschfeld. On July 5, 1942, . . .
Sue Gasson, 62, St. Marys, died at 6:15 p.m. Dec. 24, 2011, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. She was born Nov. 26, 1949, to Leota Keiber Brincefeld. On June 17, 1967, she married Paul Gasson, who died Fe . . .
Dorothy Sutton, 92, Portland, Ind., died Dec. 25, 2011, in Persimmon Ridge Healthcare. She was born Dec. 11, 1919, in Jay County, to Roy and Hazel Mock Shull. She was raised by her stepmother, Bessie Ross Shull. On June 18, 193 . . .
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