2008-06-18

Hazel B. Wheeler



Hazel B. Wheeler, age 99, of Archbold and formerly a longtime resident of Edon, died at 1:05 p.m. on Thursday, June 12, 2008, shortly after admittance to the Fulton County Health Center in Wauseon. Mrs. Wheeler was a homemaker and formerly worked at offices of Toledo Edison and Burkhardt Pure Oil Company in Edon. She was also a member of […]

Couple Celebrates 50th Anniversary



Marvin Lantz and Sharon Klopfenstein were married June 14, 1958, in Central Mennonite Church by Jesse Short, officiating minister. They have four children: Wanda (Bret) Stopher, Wendell (Dawn) Lantz, Marsha (Duane) Dowdy, and Tammy (Al) Riegsecker. They also have 16 grandchildren.

Old Photo Corner



The sixth-through-eighth grade boys basketball team at Elmira holds a trophy for placing second in the league tournament in 1967. Elmira played Zone, York, and Pike schools three times each during the regular season plus a tournament at the end. Ron Dilbone officiated the championship game. From left: Mike Sullivan, coach; Kenneth “Skip” Leupp; Ron King; Paul Beck; Steve Riegsecker; […]

Timothy Thomas “Tom” Yoder



Timothy Thomas “Tom” Yoder, age 67 years, of Archbold, passed away Wednesday afternoon, June 11, 2008, in his home, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born May 8, 1941 at LaJunta, Colo., a son of Timothy T. and Lucille (Eicher) Yoder, and married Glora Belle Rychener on Feb. 26, 1966. He was a 1959 graduate of Archbold High […]

Snider Graduate Of Ohio Northern



Tyson L. Snider, son of Kary and Cindy Snider, rural Pettisville, recently graduated from the College of Business Administration at Ohio Northern University. His Bachelor of Science degree is in business accounting. Snider was a member of the men’s indoor track team, Institute of Management Accountants, fellowship of Christian athletes, men’s cross county team, men’s outdoor track team and the […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit



Archbold Evan. Mennonite Nancy Wyse, prelude; Kent and Angie (Schumacher) Morton, Missions Moment; offertory, I’m Standing On The Solid Rock by Mens Quartet. Message, “What We’re About: Loving People,” by Brad Bame. Second service: Praiselude and worship through singing led by Worship Team Band; Missions Moment, offertory and message same as first service. Wednesday: Men Alive, Adult Bible study, Worship […]

Death Notices



David J. Browning, 65 Archbold, died June 10, 2008 at the Cleveland Clinic. Survivors include his wife, Eva; two daughters, Kim (Kevin) Hinkle, Wauseon and Kristinge Cales, Fayette; two sons, Kevin (Erin) Browning, Toledo, and Karl (Teresa Bott) Browning, Fayette; and six grandsons. Services were Saturday, June 14. Berneda Mae Stuckey, 88, West Unity, died Friday, June 13, 2008, in […]

Honor Students



Kayla Mock, Archbold, daughter of Amy Mock, Archbold, and Sam and Kathy Mock, Wauseon, was named to the dean’s list for spring quarter in the College of Health and Human Services at Bowling Green State University. Samantha Schaffner, Fayette, was named to the Heidelberg College spring semester dean’s list. She is a senior in mathematics education, and earned a grade […]

AHS Class of 1988



Members of the Archbold High School Class of 1988 held their 20- year class reunion, Saturday, June 7, at the Heritage Inn, Archbold. Front row, from left: Steph (Speiser) Schnitkey, Teresa (Storrer) Miller, Karla (Riegsecker) Hatley, Laurie (Amos) Carr, Susan (Penrod) Stuckey, Carol (Avers) Ruwe, Diana (Williams) Roehrs, Laura (Gansmiller) Greenwalk, Sonya (Holsinger) Lee. Second row: Dawn (Borton) Tyda, Kirsten […]

Archbold Police Log



June 8 12:45 am: Vandalism, Circle K. June 9 1:20 am: Traffic stop, verbal warning, failure to drive in marked lane, citation to Jose Luis Gutierrez, 31, Archbold, no operator license, 400 block N. Defiance St. 1:33 pm: A van driven by David R. Rand, 63, Archbold, owned by Chad Rose, Bryan, traveling in the drive-through lane at McDonald’s, struck […]


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