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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.

Siegel, Lloyd

Written by David Green.

Lloyd H. Siegel, 83, of West Unity, Ohio, died June 20, 2013, surrounded by his family, at Genesis Healthcare-Bryan Center in Bryan, Ohio.

Lloyd was born July 3, 1929, in West Unity to the late Leonard and Suzie (Keiser) Siegel. He married Gloria Armbruster on Nov. 21, 1951, in Angola, Ind., and she preceded him in death Oct. 17, 1995.

Lloyd grew up in the West Unity-Alvordton area and graduated from Alvordton High School in 1946. He and Gloria lived in Camden, Mich., for several years of their marriage before returning to West Unity in 1973. Farming was his life-long passion and career, and he also worked as a truck driver for many years.

Lloyd is survived by two sons, Donald (and Pamela) Siegel of Camden, and Galen (and Sheila) Siegel of West Unity; two daughters, Darlene (and Junior) Heller of Horton, Mich., and Kandy (and Myron) Dunbar of Pioneer, Ohio; a sister, Doris Snow, of Bryan, Ohio; 14 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and his special friend, Jean Pfund of Fayette.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Danny Paul Siegel; a brother, Harold Siegel; two sisters, Betty Fenton and Gladys Bailey; and a grandson at birth, Gavin Siegel.

Funeral services are planned at 11 a.m. Monday, June 24, at Eagle Funeral Home-Barrett Chapel in Fayette, with Pastor Kathy Currier officiating. Interment will follow in Floral Grove Cemetery in West Unity. Visitation is scheduled from 1-5 p.m. Sunday.

Memorial donations are suggested to the American Cancer Society.

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