1. Thomas “Tom” C. Wannemacher, 1959 – 2017

    Thomas “Tom” C. Wannemacher, 1959 – 2017

    CLOVERDALE – Thomas “Tom” C. Wannemacher, 58, of Cloverdale died Monday, June 19, 2017. He was born March 17, 1959 in Lima to the late Othmar and Celeste (Heimann) Wannemacher. On August 22, 1981 he married Carol Selhorst who survives in Cloverdale. Also surviving are three children, Jamie Wannemacher of Columbus, Adam Wannemacher and Bradley Wannemacher both of Cloverdale; two brothers, Robert (Cheryl) Wannemacher of Lima and Kenneth Wannemacher of Cloverdale; two sisters, Charlene (John) Willey and Mary Ann (Tom) Clementz both of Cloverdale; a brother-in-law, Stan Mansfield of Cloverdale; mother-in-law, Julitta “Julie” Selhorst of Kalida; and in-laws, Mary Gail...

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  2. Mary Faye Dickerson, 1938 – 2017

    Mary Faye Dickerson, 1938 – 2017

    CONTINENTAL – Mary Faye Dickerson, 79, of Continental died at 6:49 p.m. Monday, June 19, 2017 at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. She was born March 2, 1938 in Magoffin County, KY to the late Orville and Candace (Truste) Salyers. On November 21, 1953 she married William Dickerson who died March 6, 2011. She is survived by three sons, Orville (Karen) Dickerson and Ed (Brenda) Dickerson both of Defiance, and Roger Dickerson of Continental; seven grandchildren, Denny Mullins, Tasha White, Bart Dickerson, Teri Dickerson, Amber Dickerson, Cody Dickerson, and Nakesha Dickerson; eleven great-grandchildren; three brothers, Joe Auxier of Indiana, George...

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  3. Robert “Bob” C. Quinn, 1930 – 2017

    Robert “Bob” C. Quinn, 1930 – 2017

    Glandorf – Robert “Bob” C. Quinn, 87 of Glandorf died 1:36 a.m. Saturday, June 17, 2017, at Meadows of Ottawa. He was born February 9, 1930 in Glandorf to the late Urban & Mary (Giesken) Quinn. On May 25, 1957 he married Martha “Marty” Elsass, who preceded him in death on June 22, 2010. He is survived by 5 children: Carolyn Dubow, Cindy Quinn, , Kevin (Janiece) Quinn, all of Glandorf, Dennis (Eric Goetze) Quinn of Santa Barbara, California, and Kelly (Jim) Spratt of St. Clairsville, Ohio; 2 brothers: Jack Quinn, and Carl (Skip) Quinn, 3 sisters: Betty (Paul) Stechschulte,...

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  4. 111th Annual CHS Alumni Banquet

    111th Annual CHS Alumni Banquet

    On Saturday, June 10, 125 alumni, spouses and friends enjoyed an evening of fellowship and remembering at the Continental High School annual Alumni Banquet. Honored classes were 1957 and 1967. Ed Moran of Adrian MI was the most senior alumni present from the Class of 1943. Tom Parrett, Class of ’67, was master of ceremonies. Guest speaker for the evening was Steve Schafer (’67), a minister from the Detroit area. Kelsey Miller represented the Class of 2017 and shared her experience as one of Continental’s most recent graduates. Bill Hanefeld Sr shared a poem with everyone. The Class of 57...

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  5. University of Findlay Announces Fall & Spring Graduates

    University of Findlay Announces Fall & Spring Graduates

    FINDLAY, OH (06/06/2017)– More than 1100 graduates were recognized for earning degrees from the University of Findlay for the academic year 2016 – 2017. Students earning doctoral, master’s, bachelor’s or associate degrees were invited to walk in the University’s commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 6. Local students include: Chelsea Brown, of Continental, received the following: Bachelor of Science in Business Management. Brown graduated from the University with the academic designation of cum laude. Catherine Donaldson, of Continental, received the following: Bachelor of Science in Biology. Kelly Pester, of Continental, received the following: Doctor of Physical Therapy. The University of Findlay...

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  6. Bronc Busters 4-H Club News

    Bronc Busters 4-H Club News

    Bronc Busters 4-H Club held meetings at the St. John’s Catholic Church on February 27, March 12, and March 26, and April 9. The club has been busy reforming committees, selling Mother’s Day Flowers, deciding on the community service project and the decorating theme for the fair this year. Several members have also given Safety Speeches. Discussions have been held on club item for this year, but no decisions have been made yet. The club had a guest speaker give information about Camp Palmer. Skillathon kits will be at the next meeting, April 9, for the members to review. Stacy...

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  7. Grant Receives Doctorate Degree

    Grant Receives Doctorate Degree

    Scott Grant, a 2000 graduate of Continental High School, received a doctorate degree in Leadership and Policy studies from Bowling Green State University on May 5th, 2017. Scott graduated from the University of Findlay in 2004 with a secondary education degree, and worked as a graduate assistant in the UF athletic department while completing a masters degree in Business and Sport Administration in 2006. Scott spent the next 7 years as a high school teacher, coach, and athletic director. Since 2013, Scott has been teaching full time in the University of Findlay’s College of Business as well as runs his...

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  8. Violet M. Harmon, 1922 – 2017

    Violet M. Harmon, 1922 – 2017

    Oakwood – Violet M. Harmon, 94, of Oakwood, died 7:15 p.m. Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Vancrest Health Care Center in VanWert. She was born on November 5, 1922 in Cheboygan County, Michigan to the late Lee and Loma (Clear) Shaffer. She was a 1940 graduate of Auglaize-Brown Local School, where she enjoyed playing varsity basketball for four years. On April 16, 1942, she married Martin “Bill” Harmon, and he preceded her in death on November 14, 2001. She attended Auglaize Chapel Church of God, Oakwood, Cornerstone Church of God, Defiance, Rose Hill Church of God, Paulding, and the First...

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  9. Blake L. Weible, 1989 – 2017

    Blake L. Weible, 1989 – 2017

    Blake L. Weible, 27, of Defiance, peacefully passed away surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at his home in Ayersville. He was born on October 15, 1989 to David and Sandy (Matson) Weible in Lima, Ohio. Blake was a 2008 graduate of Ayersville High School. He attended the University of Toledo, and was a 2016 graduate of Bowling Green State University, earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Studies. Blake was formerly employed at Menards in Defiance. He loved to learn about anything and everything, especially Science and English. He had a real passion for reading, and...

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