The Weekly Newspaper serving the citizens of Morenci, Mich., Fayette, Ohio, and surrounding areas.

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    MACEE BEERS joins other Fayette Elementary School students for the annual Mini-Cheer performance during the half-time break at the basketball game.
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    CHILDREN at Stair District Library’s Family Story Time toss scarves into the air during an activity. The evening program provided a mix of stories, songs, dancing, crafts and snacks Monday evening. The program is offered at 5:30 p.m. every Monday for five more weeks. The program is designed for three to five year olds and their family.
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    THE INTERVIEW—Evelyn Joughin (right) records the interaction with an iPad while Jack Varga, next to her, asks questions of Morenci Elementary School principal Gail Frey. Morenci senior Sam Cool (standing) listens. Cool serves as the editor for the newspaper written by members of Mrs. Barrett’s second grade class.
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    WRITING CODE—Brock Christle (left), a Morenci fifth grade student, takes a look at the progress being made by fourth grader Anthony Lewis. Libby Rorick, a sixth grade student, is next in a line of girls trying out the coding tutorials. This year marked Morenci’s second year of participation in the Hour of Code project.
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    MORENCI’S three Skelton brothers were remembered with both tears and laughter last week during a candlelight vigil at Wakefield Park. Several people came out of the crowd to give their recollection of the boys who have now been missing for five years.
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    REMIE RYAN (left) tries to dodge the foam wand held by Hayden Bays during physical education class at Morenci Elementary School. In the background, Lauryn Dominique and Brooklyn Williams stay clear of the tag. Second grade students were working on cardiovascular health on the first day back from vacation. For the record, Safety Tag is a very difficult sport to photograph.
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    MORENCI student Dalton McCowan puts everything into a dead lift attempt Saturday morning during the Wyseguy Push/Pull event. Lifters helped raise more than $1,600 for the family of the late Devin Wyse, a former Morenci power-lifter who graduated last year. Commemorative T-shirts are still available by contacting teacher Dan Hoffman.

Brewer, Susan

Written by David Green.

Susan Brewer, 60, of Sylvania Township, Ohio, died Sunday, July 3, 2011, at home. 

She was born May 5, 1951, in Wauseon, Ohio, the daughter of Roger and Theo (McKinney) Brewer.

Susan had lived in Sylvania Township since 2001.  She was a 1969 graduate of Morenci Area High School.  She earned a bachelor’s degree from Eastern Michigan University in 1973 and taught school for the hearing impaired for 20 years.  She then furthered her education at Bowling Green State University, earning a master’s degree in audiology. She worked for Toledo Hearing and Speech for five years and was employed at Allied Health in Toledo for 12 years.

Survivors include her parents; a brother, David (and Mary Jo) Brewer of Morenci, Mich.; a sister, Nancy (and David) Stutzman of Morenci; six nieces; a nephew; three great-nieces; 10 great-nephews; and special friend, George Rubel.

Susan was preceded in death by a sister, Judith Perry, in 1992.

Funeral services are planned 11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 9, at Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci, with Rev. William VanValkenburg officiating.  Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci. Visitation is scheduled Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Hickman Cancer Center at Flower Hospital.

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