Joe D. Thomas

Joe D. Thomas, 75, of Findlay, died at 5:03 p.m. on Monday, January 6, 2014 at Blanchard Valley Hospital. He was born on September 8, 1938 in Findlay to the late A. Ray and Dorothy (Ecker) Thomas. He married M. Ann Nagy on August 14, 1971 and she survives. Also surviving is a...

Allen R. Huntley

Allen R. Huntley, 67, of Findlay, passed away at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at Fox Run Manor. He was born on September 29, 1946 in Hawthorne, Nevada to Allen E. and Florine (Parker) Huntley. After the death of his mother, Florine, his father married, Doris Mae (Naus)...

Viola Schroeder

LEIPSIC – Viola E. Schroeder, 96, of Leipsic, died at 3:00 p.m. Monday, January 6, 2014 at Hilty Memorial Home in Pandora. She was born September 4, 1917 in Miller City to the late Frank B. and Elizabeth A. (Luttfring) Niese. On May 4, 1938 she married Cletus J. Schroeder...

Norman Gottfried

Norman R. Gottfried, age 92 of Upper Sandusky died at Fairhaven Health Care Community on Monday Jan. 6, 2014 at 11:43am. He was born Aug. 2, 1921 in Salem Twp. to Arthur E. and Blanche M. (Best) Gottfried. Mr. Gottfried is survived by two brothers A. David (Barbara) Gottfried,...

Ralph Dignan

UPPER SANDUSKY — Ralph H. Dignan, 86, of New York, and formerly of Upper Sandusky, died Tuesday in St. Francis Home, Tiffin. Arrangements are pending at Bringman Clark Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky.

Raymond Griffith

Raymond B. Griffith, 92, of the Meadows of Leipsic since 2009 passed away at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, January 6, 2014. He was born in Pleasant Valley, WV on October 13, 1921, to the late William M. and Bessie L. (Aston) Griffith and lived most of his life near Findlay, OH. Raymond is...

Most schools to reopen

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER The extreme cold snap finally loosened its grip on the region Wednesday. The temperature rose to a high of 15 degrees in Findlay, after record-setting cold on Monday and Tuesday, the Water Pollution Control Center reported. A high of 18 was recorded...

Letters to the Editor 01-09-14

DON’T LET MUSSEL STAND IN THE WAY In the winter of 1959, I was riding down Main Street in my father’s big black Chevy. I clearly remember him pointing out the damage left by the receding waters. I thought is was really cool at the time, but now, over 50 years later, I...

Dorothy Steiner

Dorothy M. Steiner, 86, of Bluffton died at 11:29 am January 7, 2014 at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. She was born March 2, 1927 in Bluffton. Her parents were the late Oscar and Frances Wenger. On November 26, 1947 she married Franklin W. Steiner and he preceded her in...

Sears store’s end worries its neighbors

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER In the wake of news that Findlay’s Sears Roebuck and Co. store is closing, most of its neighbors are worried about the future of the Findlay Village Mall. Most, but not all, were surprised by the news that the Sears store will be closing in...