Golf: Pair of aces at Fostoria courses

A pair of golfers knocked in holes-in-one Tuesday on Fostoria golf courses. Nolan Reinhard of Fostoria made his hole-in-one on the 176-yard 16th hole at Fostoria Country Club with a 5 iron. Witnesses were Mike Hipsher, Barb Hipsher, Mark Hall and Jim Shuett. At Loudon Meadows...

Joyce Brewer

Joyce K. Brewer, 86, of Findlay, died at 10:52 a.m. Tuesday at her residence in Birchaven Heights. Arrangements are pending at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home.

Grace DeOrbeta

FOREST — A graveside service for Grace E. DeOrbeta, 91, formerly of Forest and Kenton, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in Hueston Cemetery, Forest, the Rev. Craig Mansfield officiating. Ms. DeOrbeta died Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Hardin Hills Health Center, Kenton....

Michael Erbland

FOSTORIA — A funeral for Michael H. Erbland, 62, of Fostoria, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Michael Malcosky officiating. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home....

Amanda Jo Burgbacher

FOSTORIA — A memorial service for Amanda Jo Burgbacher, 66, of Fostoria, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Grace United Church of Christ, Fostoria, the Rev. Paul Myers officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service Sunday at the church. Mrs. Burgbacher...

Carl A. Schmenk

LEIPSIC — Carl A. Schmenk, 85, of Leipsic, died at 10:55 a.m. Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. He was born April 19, 1929 in Lima to the late Louis and Amelia (Goedde) Schmenk. He is survived by a brother: Bernard (Ann) Schmenk of Waterville; a...

Roger Schroen

Roger D. Schroen, 64, of Findlay, died at 2:58 p.m. Tuesday at Blanchard Valley Dialysis Services. Arrangements are pending at Hufford Family Funeral Home.

Most third-graders meet reading targets

COLUMBUS (AP) — The state says nearly nine of 10 Ohio third-graders met new reading targets and can move on to the fourth grade after follow-up testing. Students can be held back if they don’t meet the literacy goals under the state’s new Third Grade Reading...

Mary Elizabeth Clark

BLUFFTON — Mary Elizabeth Clark, 88, passed away June 16, 2014, at 6:47 p.m. at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. Mary was born August 26, 1925 in McGuffey, Ohio, to the late John M. and Merle M. (Lewis) Canaan. On April 29, 1944 she married James A....

Charles E. Strausbaugh

FOSTORIA — Charles E. Strausbaugh, 58, of Fostoria, died at 9:35 a.m. on Wednesday, June 11, in Dubai, UAE. He was born December 15, 1955 in Fostoria to the late E. Glenn and Helen (Shuff) Strausbaugh. He graduated in 1974 from Fostoria High School. Chuck was retired from...