2015-06-24

Day, Morton To Exchange Vows



Dave and Shelly Day, Wauseon, announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney, to Garrett Morton, son of Kevin and Claire, Archbold. The bride-elect is a 2011 graduate of Archbold High School. She earned a degree in marketing management from Hillsdale (Mich.) College in 2015. Her fiancé is a 2011 Archbold High School graduate. He earned a mechanical engineering degree in […]

Socorro Fankhauser



Socorro “Cutie” Conlu Fankhauser of 3086 Blaine Circle, Deltona, Fla., died on June 14, 2015, in Deltona. Born in Roxas City Philippines, on Sept. 1, 1932, she received her Bachelor of Science in commerce degree from the University of Santo Tomas, Manila. Cutie is survived by her husband Tom, her daughters Farah Crisanto and Reena C. Orosa, son-in-law Nikki, granddaughter […]

Archbold Native To Pastor Wauseon Church



Lance Wyse, AHS ‘02, begins as pastor of Haven Heights Baptist Church, Wauseon, on Sunday, June 28. Wyse said he visited the church over the Christmas holidays and filled out a visitor card. People from Haven Heights connected the name with the fact that he had submitted a resume to the Ohio Southern Baptist Conference. He was asked to speak […]

Shorts Celebrate 25th Anniversary



Stan and Sue Short are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary. Stan Short and Sue Bliss were married June 30, 1990, at West Clinton Mennonite Church by Steve North. They have four children: Hannah, Meg, Gabe, and Cam. The couple will celebrate the occasion by renewing their vows at Zion Mennonite Church, Archbold, on Sunday, June 28.

Mary Holland



Mary Bulger Holland, 98, of Spring, Texas, died on June 11, 2015, at the home of her daughter Ann Beasley and grandson, Charles Beasley. She was born on Dec. 14, 1916, to the late James (Jimmie) and Mary Laura Bird Bulger, both deceased. On Jan. 13, 1941, she married Alfred W. Holland at St. Francis Xavier Church in Cherryvale, Kan. […]

AHS Class Of 1945 Reunion



The Archbold High School Class of 1945 held its 70th reunion, Saturday, June 6, at The Home Restaurant, Archbold. Attending were, front row from left: Zelma (Short) Seiler, Corrine (Ziegler) Gaylord, Anna Rose (Nafziger) Kiesow, Gertrude (Seiler) Hitt. Back row: Floyd Miller, Robert Schang, Charles Lugbill, Margaret (Keafer) Bollman, Doris (Sauder) Yoder, Marvin “Tex” Wyse, Don Rupp.– courtesy photo

Rains Cause Ponding In Fields; Condition Worse South Of Here



Roy Norman, organization director for the Fulton, Defi- ance, Henry, and Williams County office of Farm Bureau, said Northwest Ohio received heavy rainfall that led to some yield-cutting ponds in area fields. But the situation isn’t as bad as that in southern Ohio. “South of U.S. 224, down to Dayton, they received significantly more rain. In the Findlay and Lima […]

Irene Miller



Irene Miller, age 91 years, of Wauseon, passed away peacefully June 17, 2015, at Fulton Manor, Wauseon. She was born Aug. 10, 1923, in Leo, Ind., to Peter Jr. and Martha (Yoder) Liechty. She married Mahlon Edward Miller on Feb. 21, 1943. She was a charter member of North Clinton Mennonite Church. Irene accepted Christ as her personal Savior in […]

News from the Pew & Pulpit



Archbold Evangelical Sunday: Nick Hudson, worship leader; worship team, offertory. Message, “1 Corinthians 4: How To THRIVE as a church-Spiritual Maturity,” Jared Bignell, guest preacher. Central Mennonite Sunday: Ed & Karen Stamm, Dean & Jeanette Beck, greeters; music team, prelude, postlude; Duane Beck, song leader; Ken Gruenhagen & Nancy Roynon, welcome for Dave Elkins & family; Ralph & Carolyn Metzler, […]

No Significant Rain Delay In Mechanic Street Project



Heavy rains that recently blanketed the area have not resulted in a significant delay to the more than $1.9- million East Mechanic Street reconstruction project. Bob Seaman, village engineer, said construction crews from Crestline Paving & Excavating, Toledo, had been working four ten-hour days a week, taking Friday off. If there was rain, the crew could work Friday and make […]