Jerry Wells

Jerry L. Wells, 67, of Findlay, died Wednesday at Bridge Hospice Care Center. Arrangements are pending at Hufford Family Funeral Home.

Marvin J. Hetrick

LINDSEY — Marvin J. Hetrick, 98, of Lindsey, died Sunday, January 5, 2014 at Fremont Memorial Hospital. Marvin was born on March 1, 1915 in Lindsey, OH to Noah and Katherine (Gnepper) Hetrick. He was a 1933 graduate of Fremont Ross. On August 1, 1940, he married Doris C....

Daniel Cross

SYCAMORE — A funeral for Daniel L. “Groundhog” Cross, 61, of Sycamore, will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at Walton-Moore Funeral Home, Sycamore, the Rev. James Spurlock officiating. Visitation will be held three hours prior to the funeral at the funeral home. Mr....

Darrin Conaway

MOUNT CORY — Darrin L. Conaway, 50, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Bluffton.

Mary Magers

Mary Magers, 93, of Fostoria, died Wednesday at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. Arrangements are pending Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Norine Sacksteder

FOSTORIA — Norine F. Sacksteder, 87, of Fostoria, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at Independence House, Fostoria. She married Thomas J. Sacksteder, and he preceded her in death. Surviving are two daughters, Mary Sacksteder, Findlay; and Mrs. Kevin (Molly) Pierce, Bowling...

College Basketball: Defiance’s Tietje earns HCAC honor

DEFIANCE — Kelsey Tietje, a freshman for Defiance College’s girls basketball team and a Patrick Henry graduate, earned Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference player of the week honors for last week. Tietje, a 6-foot-3 center from Deshler, averaged 17.7 points, 17...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A domestic disturbance occurred at a West Hardin Street home Monday. A woman was charged after shoplifting two pairs of jeans from Meijer, 2200 Tiffin...

Dorothy M. ‘Maxine’ Billingsley

MARYSVILLE — Dorothy M. “Maxine” Billingsley, 78, of Marysville, OH passed away at 3:10 a.m. on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at Select Special Hospital, Columbus, OH. She was born on March 22, 1935, to the late Matthew and Minta N. (Workman) Fagan in Findlay. She...

Die hard

The pending closing of the Sears store at the Findlay mall is further evidence that no place is immune to the changes that are altering the way we shop. The steady march continues toward “e-commerce,” the term used to describe the way many people prefer to shop...