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Defiance Crescent News (Newspaper) - April 5, 1986, Defiance, Ohio A City and area deaths Mary Schatz Peter Holgate a Mary Schatz Peter 102, formerly of route 2, died at noon Friday in Quality care nursing Center Holgate where she had been a patient since 1979. She was born feb. 9, 1884. In Highland township Defiance county the daughter of John and Mary Streicher Walter. In 1904, she married William Schatz who died in 1933. In 1941, she married William Peter who died in 1969. She was a member of Emanuel a United Church of Christ new Bavaria and had lived her entire life in Henry county. Surviving Are nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were three Sisters Elizabeth Bostelman of Tillie Leonhart and Alma Oku Ley and three Brothers Christian Herman and Earl. Services will be at 2 . Tuesday a at Emanuale a United Church of Christ with Rev. Francis Turpin officiating. Burial will be in St. Stephens lutheran cemetery. Visita i Tion will be from 2 to 9 . Monday at Mast and mock funeral Home and one hour before services at the Church. Memorials May be made to the Church Clarence Keller a Perrysburg Clarence j. Copie Keller 92, died thursday morning at his Home after a Long illness. He formerly lived in Wauseon. He was born july 18, 1892, in Elmira the son of John and May Gigax Keller. He was a retired Deputy Engineer for the Fulton county Engineer department with More than 30 years of service. A graduate of Wauseon High school he attended the University of Michigan where he was a member of Theta i fraternity. He was a . Army Veteran of world War i and was a member of the Robinson Gibbs Post of the american legion a past commander of the first District american legion past a a Deputy vice commander of the Ohio state american legion a member and past chef de Garre of Fulton county Voiture of 40 and 8. A past grand Chemino of 40 and 8. A 65-year member of Wauseon masonic order past Patron of order of the Eastern Star and a past commander of Bryan Ohio commander. He served As Secretary of Fulton county fair Board for five years and was a member of the Ohio state society of engineers and surveyors the Fulton county men s Garden club and Christ United methodist Church of Wauseon. Survivors include his wife Alma a daughter mrs. Kathleen Smith Perrysburg two Stepsons Lowell Burkholder of Houston Texas and Melvin Burkholder. Napoleon a stepdaughter mrs. Donna Bliss Delta three grandchildren 13 step grandchildren and 14 Ste great grandchildren. Services were scheduled for 2 . Today at Edgar funeral Home Wauseon with Rev. Ronald Payne officiating. Burial was to be in Wauseon cemetery with military services conducted by the american legion. A masonic memorial service was held at the funeral Home Friday. Memorials May be made to the Christ United methodist Church. Wauseon or the first United methodist Church Timbrook soviet head continued from Page one without the Prospect of an arms control agreement. Both superpower leaders praised their first Summit in november but since then .-soviet relations have been strained by a number of issues including differences Over a nuclear test ban and the introduction of . Ships in the Black sea. A the Gorbachev is still interested in a Summit he wants to go a Fascell said. A a he a confident that we can get there and that we can get something out of it. There Are no preconditions with respect to the the congressman said Gorbachev denied he was demanding a . Concession a such As a nuclear test ban or reduction of medium Range missiles in Europe a before a Summit could take place. Fascell said Gorbachev would go to Washington this year but gave no indication of when. Gorbachev appeared to raise the threat of not attending the second Summit last month suggesting there should first be an agreement to reduce the number of medium Range missiles in Europe or a moratorium on nuclear weapons Mitchell Bryan a Robert a. Mitchell 72, formerly of Bryan died Friday morning in his Home 739 Almosa Southeast port St. Luci Fla. He was born Jan. 31, 1914, in Toledo the son of John and Ida Yocum Mitchell. He married Mildred Oberlin who survives. He and his wife owned and operated Huenefeld furniture co. In Bryan and Defiance for Many years. He was a member of first Church of Christ a life member of the Loyal order of Moose and a former member of the masonic Lodge and Orchard Hills country club. Also surviving Are two sons Robert and Michael and one daughter mrs. Scott Patti Lehman All of Toledo and two Sisters. Services will be at 1 30 . Monday in Oberlin and Ford memorial funeral Home with Rev. James Adams officiating. Burial will be in shifter cemetery. Memorials May be made to the american cancer society or to a Church of the donors Howard fort Wayne former Antwerp resident Iona Howard 92, died at 6 25 . Thursday in Medico Center fort Wayne. She was born sept. 6, 1893, in Antwerp the daughter of John and Nellie Frazier Erter. She married Harry Howard who died in 1964. She was a member of the reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of latter Day saints and the order of the Eastern Star Shiloh chapter no. 141. Surviving Are two sons John and Dale both of. Fort Wayne two daughters Almeda of Huntertown ind., and Eleanor Fisher Paulding a sister Boa Hartman Canton Mich. 14 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Services will be at i . Monday in . Mccomb amp sons Lakeside Park Chapel fort Wayne. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 . Sunday. Burial will be in Covington memorial gardens. An Eastern Star service will be held at 7 30p.m. Stever the obituary on Elizabeth Stever published in fridays edition incorrectly stated that the family will receive friends at Mast and mock funeral Home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 . Saturday and 7 to 9 . Sunday. The Correct hours Are from 7 to 9 . Saturday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 . to seek additional revenues Toledo a Toledo Edison announced Friday that it will seek a 5 percent increase in revenues beyond the amount requested in the Case now pending before the Public utilities commission of Ohio. In a document filed with the Puco the company said it intends to file the rate change application in not less than 30 Days. The officials said the request will be made primarily to begin recovering the operating expenses and taxes that must be paid when the Perry i nuclear unit begins operation later this year although there also will be some offsetting fuel Cost savings once the Plant is operating. Toledo Edison has a 19.91 percent share of the Perry Plant. In announcing its intention to file the company noted that it has not had a permanent rate increase since 1984. The company had asked for a 12.6 percent increase but was granted 3.5 percent. Any increase in Bills associated with the new Case would not be effective until 1987. The pending Case filed in May 1985 was for $103 million although $22.7 million of that already is being collected on an interim basis since february of last year. The new Case would increase Revenue by an additional $29 million Over the current request. Company officials noted that it is impossible to calculate the Revenue Impact of the new Case by itself because the current Case has not been decided. An average residential customer who uses about 500 kilowatt hours of electricity per month now pays $49.80 a month. Under the pending Case the same customer would pay $57.98, and under the new Case he would pay $60.83, an increase of slightly less than $3 a month Over the current request. Toledo Edison provides electricity to More than 270,000 residential commercial and Industrial customers in to Northwest Ohio counties. Sherwood the Catholic ladies of Columbia will conduct a Rosary service at 7 . Today in Greenisen and Tilton funeral Home for Julaine Timbrook 13, route i Defiance who died thursday. Julaine was a member of the Csc. Area teenager tells what life is like with cystic fibrosis a being sick and going to the Hospital is not my idea of fun. It is really hard to catch up on All the school work that i miss while in the Hospital. If Only the people knew How much i dislike everything that is involved with cystic fibrosis. Maybe someday soon they will find a cure. A by Karen Arnos staff writer Hamler a cystic fibrosis is a part of life for 13-year-old Dawn Delventhal. The Hamler elementary school seventh grader wrote the above As part of a science fair project for Patrick Henry local school District. A i Hope by doing this project people will learn what it is like having a disease a she wrote. A people done to understand that being Short being Short of breath getting tired easy taking lots of pills and being sick a lot Are All part of having cystic when Dawn was born recalled her Mother Dianna she was susceptible to colds and was a sickly baby. When she was almost one year old she was admitted to the Hospital with pneumonia. A she looked undernourished a mrs. Delventhal said. A she Only weighed 12 pounds at a year old a after an x Ray was taken mrs. Delventhal and her husband Gary were told their daughter had cystic fibrosis. But despite Hospital stays and numerous visits to the doctor for Check Dawn attends regular classes at Hamler elementary. In recognition of her courage and enthusiasm Hamler elementary student Council has scheduled d Day on saturday april 12. Funds raised will be used to help pay Hospital Bills and medication and travel expenses. A the kids need a project a mrs Delventhal said a and every Little bit helps us. The Bills can get pretty High after a she explained that insurance does not cover All the costs. Hamler elementary student Council which includes fifth through eighth Grade students raises Money for a philanthropic project each year explained Diann Geiser co advisor of the organization along with Geri Adams. Items have been purchased for the school and last year a Book Sale raised funds for the statue of Liberty restoration project. This year it was decided that the Delventhal family should Benefit. There is no set goal a a just As much As we can get a emphasized Geiser. A the kids have put a lot of Effort into this a she continued. The 14 student Council members and most of the 150-member student body Are expected to be involved. The students have a been working hard on publicity a according to Geiser including sending a letter to president Reagan. Explained eighth grader Nicole Phillips student Council president a Day will begin with a bake Sale from 8 30 a m. To noon at Hamler hardware. Community residents upcoming concert the Henry county Community concert association will present the Torongo flamenco dancers and musicians Friday april 18, at 8 . In John l. Johnson auditorium at Central school Napoleon. The performance will feature Manolo Rivera one of americans Foremost flamenco dancers and his partner Susana. The show will bring the essence of Spain to the area. Tickets May be purchased at the door. Cost is $6 for adults and $2.50 for children under 18. Donor awareness week mayor Tom Wiseman has proclaimed the week of april 20-26 As Organ and tissue donor awareness week in Defiance. The proclamation said the citizens of Defiance Are encouraged to sign the Back portion of their Drivers License or an Organ donor card and discuss their wishes with their family. The proclamation also states that there Are thousands of patients awaiting transplantation and that there is a critical shortage of these vitally needed organs and tissues. Premium production dues were set at $3 at the recent meeting of the Premium production 4-h club. Information pamphlets on projects were passed out. The county Extension office will give free project workbooks again this year but next year they will Cost $1 each. Kyle Brown was elected Secretary of the group at the election of officers during the previous meeting. The next meeting will be april 15. A this past year a lot of Good things have happened with cystic fibrosis research they have located the chromosome that causes cystic fibrosis. It is the seventh chromosome that is the problem. Now they just have to find out what goes wrong to cause the disease. They also can now test to see if you Are a Carrier of the disease. Right now the test is expensive but they Hope to change that some Day soon. This Means More Hope for All of us who have cystic fibrosis. A intercepted letter g Mother nature in Defiance Ohio s dear mom looks like a Good Day forum Grellas. Yours truly s Anthony Wayne or. Life with of a Dawn Delventhal a seventh grader at Hamler elementary school recently did a science fair project on a personal subject a cystic fibrosis. The 13-year-old has been afflicted with of since she was an infant. To help with medical expenses the Hamler elementary student Council will hold a Day on saturday april 12, with students and the Community raising Money. Looking Over her science project a a what a life like with cystic fibrosis a Are Dawn and her Mother Dianna. Crescent news photo by Karen Arnos. Are encouraged to donate and Purchase baked goods from a Day delicacies. From i to 4 ., students will perform a Day duties. Headquarters have been set up at St. Paul a Catholic education Center and anyone who would like an Odd Job done May Call 274-4211. The jobs will be done by students for a donation to the Delventhal fund and could include washing windows and cars raking Yards picking up trash and cleaning House. Rural Hamler residents should Call the school in Advance so transportation can be arranged. A dance a Thon will be held from 5 to to in Hamler elementary gymnasium. Student dancers will collect pledges for the evening and the Public is invited to dance from 7 30 to 10p.m. A disc jockey will be furnished by Windh radio Napoleon and refreshments will be available. Admission will be a $1 donation. The students also have made d Day buttons to sell although the funds raised will help with expenses there is still no cure for the disease. A you just do what you have to do to keep it under control a mrs. Delventhal explained As Dawn wrote in her science report cystic fibrosis is a hereditary genetic disorder affecting both the respiratory and digestive systems. The bodies of of patients produce a Large amount of thick Sticky mucus which clogs passages in the lungs and airways causing breath ing difficulty and infections. This mucus also blocks the ducts in the pancreas preventing digestive enzymes from reaching the intestines. Both parents must carry the Gene in order for a child to develop of. Dawns fathers second Cousin also has of. According to sue Cortwright. Executive director of the Cystis fibrosis foundation Northwestern Ohio chapter in Toledo one out of every 20 persons is a Carrier of the Gene one in every 1,600 babies is born with of Cortwright said although the disease May not be diagnosed until later in life. A sign of of is skin which is Salty to the taste. Mornings for Dawn Start with coughing which can last from a few minutes to a half hour. A some mornings i Wake up very tired because i am not getting enough oxygen. Some Days i would just As soon stay in bed a she wrote. She takes medicines to help her body digest food vitamins to compensate for the fact that her body does not absorb enough vitamins from food because of the Medicine and antibiotics to keep her asthma under control Dawn takes other antibiotics a As often As three times daily a depending on whether or not she has a cold and on the results of her Throat cultures taken at each medical Check up. The morning routine also includes an aerosol to open her bronchial tubes. Her Mother then performs a postural drainage a clapping treatment Over the different lobes of the lungs. The treatment must be done in 12 positions a three sitting up straight three lying Flat and six with her head tilted toward the floor. Each position is done for one minute followed by five vibrations designed to help move the loosened mucus out of the lungs to the bronchial tubes to be coughed up. A i am supposed to cough after each position but sometimes i can to. The treatments usually take 15 minutes but sometimes it takes a lot longer a Dawn said in her report. If she decides to eat breakfast she must take pancreas a Medicine which helps her digest food. She takes two with each meal and with snacks. Without the pancreas she develops a stomachache. She also takes antacids for Gas pains. Each Day after school the aerosol and postural drainage treatments Are repeated. Every six to eight weeks. Dawn visits a doctor in Cleveland. If her lungs Are infected she must stay in the Hospital until they Are Clear. Recently the blonde teenager had two Hospital stays a three weeks each in december and january. While she is in the Hospital her medication and treatment is intensified and an in is used. A normally they put the Ives in your Arm but my veins Are real bad from All the use. This time they put in a Central line under my Collar Bone a Dawn wrote. She also had blood drawn several times. A i was tired of getting stuck All the time. My arms looked like pin however the Hospital stays Are not All bad Dawn added. She is Able to visit other patients play or do crafts in the activity room watch movies listen to music or go to the Library. Children bring books and assignments from their own schools and Are tutored for an hour a Day in the Hospital. Dawn also has Chest x rays and is tested for lung capacity. Once a year she has a flu shot because of patients Are More susceptible to the flu colds and infections. A the Hospital can be fun but it gets discouraging noted mrs. Delventhal. As for the future the average life Span of of patients is 21 years Cortwright said that has doubled Over the last decade last time the Delventhal visited the Hospital they met a 45-year-old Man with cystic fibrosis mrs. Delventhal said. A that gives us

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