1. Eileen P. Kindle, 1932 – 2017

    Eileen P. Kindle, 1932 – 2017

    OTTAWA – Eileen P. Kindle, 85, of Ottawa died peacefully 5:15 a.m. Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at The Meadows of Ottawa. She was born October 23, 1932 in Glandorf, to the late Leonard and Teresa (Schroeder) Schroeder. On March 16, 1952, she married Richard Kindle who died September 28, 2007. Eileen is survived by six children: Keith (Olga) Kindle of Continental, Kathleen (Henry) Weiss of Arlington, VA, Kenneth (Pamela) Kindle of Clarksville, TN, Karl (Victoria) Kindle of Red Boiling Spring, TN, Karen (Steven) Frey of Lacassis, TN and Kyle (Dena) Kindle of Ottawa; 24 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and a sister,...

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  2. “Make & Take” Sign Craft Class @ Continental UM Church

    “Make & Take” Sign Craft Class @ Continental UM Church

    The Continental United Methodist Church on North Main Street will offer a Holiday Sign Painting Class on Sunday, November 12 at 2pm. Each person will chose their own “make-it and take-it” design – Thanksgiving, Fall, Christmas, or year-round stencils will be available. Cost is $20 and scholarships are available. Bring your family and friends and enjoy a fun afternoon crafting with Cheryl Grant. To reserve a space, contact Joni at 419-596-4557 or Karen at 419-398-2153. All are invited!

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  3. Edith “Edie” Irene Sword, 1919 – 2017

    Edith “Edie” Irene Sword, 1919 – 2017

    Edith “Edie” Irene Sword, 98, of Pharr, Texas, went peacefully to the arms of Jesus on Thursday, October 12, 2017. She was born April 11, 1919 in Oakwood, Ohio to the late Lloyd Clinton Shafer and Mary Alice Gillespie Shafer. In May of 1941, Edie married Frederic Funkhouser of Archbold, Ohio, and they moved to California where their two sons were born. Edie worked as a cook during the war and later as a cashier at Stater Brothers Markets in Riverside, California. During this time, she organized the Single Swingers Square Dance Club of Riverside. After their marriage ended, Edie...

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  4. Gary Dwayne Brooks, 1953 – 2017

    Gary Dwayne Brooks, 1953 – 2017

    OTTAWA – Gary Dwayne Brooks, 64, of Ottawa died at his residence on Sunday, November 5, 2017. He was born June 5, 1953 in Lima to the late Silas and Lena (Barnes) Brooks. He is survived by three brothers, Darrell (Brenda) Brooks of Dupont, Rusty (Wanda) Brooks and Brian Brooks both of Continental; a sister, Linda (Chuck) Collard of Defiance; and ten nieces and nephews. Gary was a cook for Denny’s restaurant. He was a member of the Continental Missionary Baptist Church. Gary loved to read and he cared deeply for his friends and family. Funeral Services will be held...

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  5. No Cost to Adopt Max!

    No Cost to Adopt Max!

    From the Putnam County Dog Shelter’s Facebook page: Max has been sponsored! There will be no cost to adopt Max! He is only around 6 months old but could use some training which has also been sponsored! Max is partially housebroken, gets along with other dogs, likes to dig and chew. If interested in this handsome fella, please stop by the shelter on Thursdays from 12 pm – 1 pm or Saturdays from 9 am – 10 am and you can the dog warden at (419) 523-8617 to setup an appointment.

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  6. Lisa M. Henry, 1965 – 2015

    Lisa M. Henry, 1965 – 2015

    OTTAWA – Lisa M. Henry, 52, of Ottawa, died 5:40 a.m., Friday, November 3, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born October 22, 1965 in Bluffton, Ohio to the late Hazel Mae Ranes. Survivors include two daughters: Misty Bates of Convoy and Lacey Niese of Continental; four granddaughters: Katelyn McClure, Sierra Bates, Gwen Blevins and Trinity Eagleson; companion, Jim Fenbert of Ottawa; and eleven siblings: Terry (Joyce) Ranes of Lake Placid, FL, Bill (Donna) Ranes of Leipsic, Maxine (Tom) Krogman of Leipsic, Kenneth Ranes of Wisconsin, Larry (Ruth) Ranes of Lake Placid, FL, Marilyn Chapman of...

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  7. Jane’s Crazy Walk – Saturday @ 4pm

    Jane’s Crazy Walk – Saturday @ 4pm

    Lets Celebrate “National Diabetes Awareness Month” in November by……. Joining the community on Saturday, November 4, 4 – 6 p.m., for the 3rd Annual “Jane’s Crazy Walk” at Sparling Park, on the corner of North Main and West Forrest Street in Continental, Ohio. All proceeds will benefit the American Diabetes Association. Jane’s Crazy Walk is an organization of people that have come together to help raise money to defeat Diabetes. With all of your help we will be able to make a difference in helping all of our loved ones that suffer from this disease. Come help us meet our...

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  8. Cast Your Vote & Send Some Former Pirates to the Races!

    Cast Your Vote & Send Some Former Pirates to the Races!

    Continental graduates, Casey Gibson and Tona Brickner, are asking for your help. They are part of the Dave’s training group in Toledo – a running group with more than 500 people. Casey is a coach and Tona has been a trainee for over a year. Along with other Dave’s trainees and coaches, Casey and Tona compete in a 12 person Relay Series called Ragnar – a 200 mile relay road race. Casey has competed in Niagara Falls and has been a captain for races in Chicago and Michigan. Tona has competed in the races in Chicago and Michigan. You can...

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  9. Congratulations Asa!

    Congratulations Asa!

    Congratulations to Asa Donaldson for being named the 2017 Northern Ohio PGA Golf Assistant of the year! He received this honor among his peers at an awards celebration on Monday. Asa is a 2002 Continental High School graduate and a 2006 University of Cincinnati graduate. He is the Assistant Golf Pro at the Shawnee Country Club, Lima Ohio.

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