Hugo Miller

Hugo Miller, of Coldwater Lake, Mich., and formerly of Archbold, passed away Monday, June 1, 2009, at the Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home at Fort Wayne, Ind. He was born in Napoleon, the son of Otto and Helen (Sharpe) Miller, Jr., and married Nona Taylor on Aug. 12, 1972. He owned and operated the McClure Telephone Co. He was a […]

Miami Grad Receives Fulbright Study Grant

Mike McDonel, 2009 Miami University graduate from Archbold, has been awarded a Fulbright study grant for 2009- 2010. The son of David McDonel, Archbold, and Karla McDonel, Defiance, he will take part in a nine-month intensive Arabic language study at the University of Jordan in Amman. McDonel, a political science major with a minor in Middle East and Islamic studies, […]


Fulton Co. Health Center May 29: Julie Ekstrand, Napoleon, girl; Michelle and Ryan Lilly, Delta, boy. May 30: Erin Merillat, Wauseon, boy. May 31: Amber Shadbolt, Wauseon, girl; Jodelynn and Parker, Meyers, Wauseon, girl. June 1: Kerri and Alan Bennett, Fayette, boy. June 2: Sarah and Gregory Matheny, Wauseon, boy. June 3: Erin Gormley, Swanton, boy; Berry and Brady Hoylman, […]

William O. Thieroff

William O. Thieroff, 76, of Ridgeville Corners, died at 6:31 a.m. on Wednesday, June 3, 2009 at the Toledo Hospital. He was born in Defiance on Aug. 11, 1932 to Orville and Matilda (Meyer) Thieroff. Bill was baptized on Sept. 11, 1932, at St. John Lutheran Church, Defiance. He was confirmed on May 19, 1947 by Rev. Hebestreit at St. […]

Bluffton University Names Graduates

Area students received diplomas from Bluffton University at commencement, Sunday, May 3. Local graduates receiving bachelor’s degrees and their majors: Archbold: Lizbeth Cruz, organizational management; Wade Enderle, son of Brad and Susan, physics and chemistry; Alexandra Gingerich, daughter of Brent and Rhonda, early childhood education and intervention specialist; Andrea Grieser, daughter of John and Susan, early childhood education; Philip Grime, […]

Senior Citizens Menu

Senior Citizens Menu Week of June 15-19 MONDAY – chicken alfredo pasta, steamed broccoli, garlic bread, baked apples. TUESDAY – baked steak with mushroom gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, tapioca pudding. WEDNESDAY – split pea soup with ham, macaroni salad, assorted cheese cubes, muffins. THURSDAY – honey glazed chicken, o’brien potatoes, peas with pearl onions, brownies. FRIDAY – tuna fish […]

Joyce V. Warner

Joyce V. Warner, 83, of Archbold, passed away late Wednesday, June 3, 2009, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. Prior to her retirement she had been the gift shop manager at Sauder Farm and Craft Village. Mrs. Warner was born on July 3, 1925, in Upper Sandusky, the daughter of the late Elmer Allen and the late Trida Eulala (Enders) Hetzel. […]

Earn Degrees

Jacinta Nafziger, daughter of Mark and Joyce, Archbold, received a Master of Arts degree in school counseling from George Fox University, Portland, Ore., on May 2, 2009. She also received the Outstanding School Counseling Student award. She is a 2000 Archbold High School graduate. ——- Jessica King and Katrina Lehman recently graduated from Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. King received […]


Cancer Support Look Good, Feel Better, Tuesday, June 16, 10 a.m., Fulton County Health Center, 725 S. Shoop Ave., Wauseon. Parkinson Support Defiance Area Parkinson support group, Tuesday, June 16, 2 p.m., Ability Center of Defiance, 1935 E. Second St., Suite C, Defiance. Ability Center Ability Center of Defiance Advisory Board, Tuesday, June 10, 4:30 p.m., Ability Center of Defiance, […]

Rev. David F. Koch

Rev. David F. Koch, 83, of Findlay, died Friday, June 5, 2009, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. A Navy veteran, he served during World War II on board the U.S.S. Intrepid, an aircraft carrier, and U.S.S. Chester I. O’Brien, until his discharge on Dec. 31, 1945. During his career as a minister, he served as pastor of St. Martin […]

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