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.

Posner, Jerald

Written by David Green.

Jerald “Jerry” L. Posner, 63, of Wauseon, Ohio, died March 12, 2006 at Hospice of Perrysburg.

He was born March 29, 1942 in Wauseon, Ohio, to Leo and Vera (Johnston) Posner. He married Nora Muck on Feb. 19, 1966 and she survives.

Prior to his retirement, Jerry was a grocer for the former Miller Super Valu in Wauseon and the Super Valu in Morenci. He was a member of St. Caspar Catholic Church in Wauseon and was a U.S. Army veteran.

Besides his wife, Jerry is survived by two daughters, Kathleen (and Kevin Kauth) Gerschutz of Napoleon and Kellie (and Brian Boger) Mitchell of Toledo; a granddaughter, Brianne Gerschutz; two grandsons, Austin and Dylan Mitchell; three step-grandchildren, Colleen, Carolyn and Katelyn Kauth; two brothers, Ed Posner of Metamora and Ron Posner of Sylvania, and a sister, Mary Jane (and Herb) Hinkle of Milbury, Ohio.

Funeral services are scheduled at 10 a.m. Friday at Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon with Deacon Jim Dominique officiating. Visitation is planned from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Perrysburg.

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