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Elizabeth “Betty” N. Vollmer, 85

Elizabeth “Betty” N. Vollmer, 85 years, of Sherwood, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017 in her home with her family at her bedside. Betty was born May 2, 1931 in Sherwood, Ohio, the daughter of the late Walter J. and Ethel Maye (Ross) Miller. She was a 1949 graduate of …

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Mary Louise Anderson, 85

Mary Louise Anderson, 85, of Arvada, CO and formerly of Montpelier, passed away quietly at her home on December 15, 2016. Mary was born May 7, 1931 in Williams County, the daughter of Arthur and Blanche Beucler. She graduated from Montpelier High School in 1949. On March 28, 1950 she …

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Trudy M. Sumpter, 74

Trudy M. Sumpter, age 74, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at on Sunday, February 19, 2017, at her home. Trudy was a teacher in Bryan and Toledo. She was a member of the Retired Teacher’s Association and AARP. She was a loyal supporter of the Williams County Humane Society, Friends …

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Melvin L. “Joe” Meyer, 76

Melvin L. “Joe” Meyer, age 76, of Auburn, Indiana, died on Saturday, February 18, 2017, in his home. Mr. Meyer was a 1959 graduate of Edgerton High School, where he was a member of the 1959 state championship basketball team. He had been employed as an executive with Sprint Communications …

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200 pairs of new shoes given to people in need

Jade Scott’s Disney Summer Service Grant paid off Saturday when she gave away at least 200 pairs of new shoes to people in need. Last year, the Montpelier 12-year-old was one of only 340 people to receive a $500 Disney Summer of Service Grant, which she used to fuel the …

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Usage of Bryan Parks and Recreation amenities remained high in 2016

Usage of Bryan Parks and Recreation amenities remained high in 2016. Department Director Ben Dominique said, during his annual report to council at Monday’s meeting, that based on estimates, 161,444 people used the Bryan Parks and Recreation facilities in 2016. Of that total, just over half (51 percent) were users …

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Margaret Joan Leslie, 91

Margaret Joan Leslie, age 91, of Stryker, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, February 18, 2017, at Genesis Healthcare-Bryan Center in Bryan, Ohio, where she was a resident. Joan enjoyed spending time with family, gardening, traveling music and nursing at Bryan Community Hospital where she worked until 1986. Joan had an …

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Gregory L Shelt, 57

Gregory L Shelt, age 57, of Delta, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, February 18, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee. He had retired as a machinist for Tenneco Automotive in Napoleon. Gregory was born in Fort Knox, Kentucky on June 2, 1959, the son of Lester and Connie (Pope) …

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