Letters to the Editor 02-11-14

PAYING FOR THE PRIVILEGE? Mark Twain’s infamous character, Tom Sawyer, in the book, “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” was being punished by his Aunt Polly for some mischievous misdeed by being required to paint the fence. Tom despised painting the fence,...

Donald Scott

FOSTORIA — Donald L. Scott, 78, of Fostoria, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at St. Catherine’s Care Center, Fostoria. Surviving are a son, Paul of Roselle, Ill.; a daughter, Tammy Scott, Roselle, Ill.; and a sister, Mrs. Harold (Gladys) Craig Sr., Fostoria. There will be...

Dennis R. Mantel

Dennis R. Mantel, formerly of Findlay, passed away on February 8, 2014. He was born on July 5, 1945 in Cleveland, Ohio. He graduated from Findlay High School and Defiance College. He is remembered as a teacher, coach, and business owner of Mantel’s Container Service. He was...

Marjorie Louise Swank Fakess

Marjorie Louise Swank Fakess, age 85, of Winter Park, FL, passed away January 21, 2014 of a heart attack. She was born on November 23, 1928 to Alva and Miriam (Trackler) Swank in Williamstown, Ohio. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Peter Fakess; 3 children, Valerie...

Dolores Bowman

Dolores Sue Bowman, 77, of Findlay, died at 9:45 a.m. Monday at The Heritage Manor. Arrangements are pending at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home.

College basketball: GLIAC honors UF’s Kahlig

University of Findlay men’s basketball player Greg Kahlig recorded 26 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game in a pair of home wins last week earned him Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference South Division player of the week honors. The senior forward...

Carolyn Strawman

RISINGSUN — Carolyn S. Strawman, 69, of Risingsun, died Monday at Independence House, Fostoria. Arrangements are pending at Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Judith Krupp

FOSTORIA — Judith A. Krupp, 75, of Fostoria, died Sunday at St. Catherine’s Care Center, Fostoria. Arrangements are pending at Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Robert Gerken

HAMLER — A funeral for Robert Victor Gerken, 58, of Hamler, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Hamler, the Rev. Tamara Wood officiating. Burial will be in Marion Township Cemetery, Hamler. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at...

Prep swimming: District qualifiers

Tuesday’s District Diving At Fremont Ross Division I Girls DIVING — 3, Bethany Glick (Fin) 408.05. Division I Boys DIVING — 6, Caleb Aho 374.1. 9, Chris Wohl (Fin) 374.1. 10, Marquis Ramsey (Fin) 370.25. NOTE: Top six divers qualify for the OHSAA state...