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.
    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.

DeWulf, Ceryil

Written by David Green.

Ceryil DeWulf, 87, of Fayette, Ohio, died March 25, 2006 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg, Ohio.

He was born July 22, 1918 in Fayette, Ohio, to Adiel and Valeria (DeBacker) Dewulf. He married Ellen Marzolf on July 23, 1937 in Fayette and she preceded him in death May 13, 1994.

Ceryil graduated from Fayette High School in 1936. He retired in 1981 from McCord Corporation in Wauseon, Ohio, after more than 20 years of service. He enjoyed golf, baseball, basketball and dearly loved his children and grandchildren.

Ceryil is survived by two daughters, Judy (and Tom) Rupp of Fayette, Ohio, and Cindy (and Lonnie) Creek of Montpelier, Ohio; one son, Ronald (and Vadah) DeWulf of Thonotosassa, Fla.; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Mary DeWulf and Emma Neill and one brother, Leo DeWulf.

Visitation is planned from 2 to 4 p.m  and 6 to 8 p.m. April 1 at Eagle Funeral Home in Fayette. Funeral services are scheduled at 2 p.m. April 2 at Eagle Funeral Home with Pastor Kim Repp officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant View Union Cemetery in Fayette. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg.


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