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Catherine Kleinfelter

FOSTORIA “” A Mass of Christian Burial for Catherine R. (Burns) Kleinfelter, 93, of Fostoria, will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Bascom, the Rev. Tim Kummerer officiating. Burial will be at the parish cemetery. Visitation will be...

Forest L. Palmer

Forest L. Palmer, 72, of Kenton, died Saturday, August 2, 2014, at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born on December 3, 1941, in Detroit, MI to the late Charles F. and Ida M. (Purcell) Palmer. On October 28, 1967, he married Vera R. Newman and she preceded him in...

Margaret R. Dixon

Margaret R. Dixon, 72, of Findlay passed away at 7:47 a.m. on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at The Heritage Manor, Findlay. She was born on July 1, 1942, to the late James H. and Leslie (Keene) Allen in Garden Creek, VA. She married Harry Dixon and he preceded her in death. Margaret...

Agnes Marie Perry

TIFFIN — Agnes Marie Perry, 84, of Tiffin, passed away at 9:50 p.m., Thursday, July 31, 2014 at the St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo. Agnes was born on January 24, 1930 in Tiffin, to the late Laurel and Della (Sours) Fowler. She married George E. Perry in Tiffin...

Michael Scherger

FOSTORIA — A Mass of Christian Burial for Michael Paul Scherger, 55, of Fostoria will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m....

Lake Erie’s algae woes began a decade ago

By JOHN SEEWER Associated Press TOLEDO — The toxins that contaminated the drinking water supply of 400,000 people in northwestern Ohio didn’t just suddenly appear. Water plant operators along western Lake Erie have long been worried about this very scenario as a...

Thomas Paul Lintner

Thomas Paul Lintner, 67, of Findlay passed away at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Birchaven Village, Findlay. He was born on October 20, 1946, to the late Paul and Helen (Emch) Lintner in Toledo, OH. He married Linda Dusing on February 3, 1968, and she survives. Thomas...

Norman Lee Decker

Norman Lee Decker, 77, of Findlay passed away at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Blanchard Valley Hospital. He was born on October 29, 1936 in Fostoria to the late Lloyd H. and Cloyse C. (Woodruff) Decker. On November 21, 1957 he married Ruth Ann Krohn and she survives...

Frederick R. Box

Frederick R. Box, 79, of Findlay, died at 4:45 a.m., Sunday, August 3, 2014, at The Heritage Manor, Findlay. He was born on February 15, 1935, in Townwood, Ohio to the late Henry W. and Bertha (Arnold) Box. He married Margie Muriel Doby on August 23, 1957, and she preceded him in...

HPD’s hunting lottery Thursday

The annual Hancock Park District “hunting with permission lottery” for Hancock County residents and landowners will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Activity Barn at Litzenberg Memorial Woods, about six miles west of Findlay on U.S. 224. The program is provided in...