Thursday, June 28th, 2012 Edition of The Daily Standard
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COLDWATER - Several homes and outbuildings were saved Wednesday morning thanks to the efforts of a local farmer and the quick response of area firefighters. Coldwater-area farmer Rick Dues was baling wheat straw in a 30-acre fi . . .
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Paul C. Mescher, 85, of Celina, died June 26, 2012, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. He was born March 27, 1927, in Maria Stein, to William and Anna Overman Mescher. On June 9, 1979, he married Joan McNeil Wood, who died July 3 . . .
Clay A. Perry, 91, of St. Marys, died at 11:42 a.m. June 27, 2012, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. He was born Aug. 10, 1920, in Auglaize County, to Alfred and Bessie Gilroy Perry. On Feb. 27, 1937, he married Dorothy M. Ha . . .
Former Celina and St. Marys resident Darryl "Red" Montague, 65, of North Massapequa, N.Y., died June 20, 2012, at Mercy Hospital in Rockville Centre, N.Y. He was born Sept. 23, 1946, in Celina, to Grover and Kathleen Cramer Mon . . .
Omer M. Hickerson, 79, New Bremen, died June 26, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. He was born April 6, 1933, in Anna, to Martin Oliver and Margarette Koverman Hickerson. On April 30, 1955, he marri . . .
Robert L. Smith, 84, of Yorkshire, died June 26, 2012, at The Gardens of Celina. He was born Oct. 16, 1927, in Port Jefferson, to Claude and Arlo Shroyer Smith. On Feb. 16, 1957, he married Virginia Bergman, who survives. Als . . .