College Baseball: Findlay High grad Orwick pitching well for Notre Dame

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Findlay High School’s Jimmy Orwick is already making an impact as a freshman for the University of Notre Dame’s baseball team this season. The left-handed pitcher leads the Fighting Irish (6-9) with 10 appearances, all of them in relief, and...

Maren Pepple

Maren A. Pepple, 81, of Findlay, died at 11:14 a.m. Wednesday at Blanchard Valley Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home.

Patricia Burwell

LEIPSIC — Patricia Burwell, 81, of Leipsic, died at 7:40 a.m. Wednesday at St. Catherine Nursing Home, Findlay. Arrangements are pending at Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Leipsic.

Marcelino Saldana

Marcelino Saldana, 84, of Findlay, died at 11:26 a.m. Wednesday in Grand Blanc, Mich. Arrangements are pending at Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home.

UF’s Holmstrom is All-American

GENEVA — University of Findlay sophomore Kaley Holmstrom earned All-American honors for the Oilers as she finished 15th in the women’s 200 individual medley on the opening day of the NCAA Division II swimming and diving championships Wednesday at the Spire Institute....

Kenneth E. ‘Ken’ Russell

WALBRIDGE — Kenneth E. “Ken” Russell, 78, of Walbridge, entered into God’s Care on March 11, 2014. Ken was born in Fostoria, Ohio on November 2, 1935 to George and Erma Russell, both of whom preceded him in death. Ken graduated from Fostoria High School in...

Dorothy C. Vorst

KALIDA — Dorothy C. Vorst, 90, of Kalida, died 6:00 a.m., March 11, 2014 at the Putnam County Ambulatory Care Center. She was born June 16, 1923 in Landeck, Ohio to the late Anthony and Elizabeth (Stretker) Schnipke. On June 5, 1946 she married Paul J. Vorst who preceded...

Donald Richard ‘Rick’ Lasater

VAN BUREN — Donald Richard “Rick” Lasater, age 60, of Van Buren, Ohio went to be with his Lord and Savior at 10:30 pm on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. Rick was born in Casper, Wyoming, on November 25, 1953, to Roy and Bonnie (Scott) Lasater. He married Ann M. Orwick...

Marcosa Tiongco Gajunera

Marcosa Tiongco Gajunera, 93, of Findlay passed away at 7:15 p.m. on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay, Ohio. She was born on January 31, 1921, to the late Francisco and Marcela (Montederamos) Tiongco in Bacong Negros Oriental, Philippines. On...

Bennett Eastman

NORTH BALTIMORE — Funeral services for Bennett Campbell Eastman, 59, of Findlay, will be held privately. Eastman died Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at Briar Hill Health Campus, North Baltimore. Surviving are his mother, Jean Eastman, Findlay; and son, Ryan C. of Norwalk....