The Van Wert County Courthouse

Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022

Retiring judge honored

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Van Wert County Common Pleas Court Judge Charles D. Steele (front right), who retires today after 15 years on the bench, was honored Tuesday with a reception in the Common Pleas Courtroom. A large crowd was on hand to share memories with the judge, including Van Wert County Probate-Juvenile Judge Kevin Taylor and his wife, Kathy, and former Common Pleas Bailiff Dennis Kimmet, shown here with the judge. Judge Steele also received a surprise visit from former VWHS classmate Tom Dustman, who flew in from California for the reception. (Dave Mosier/Van Wert independent)

POSTED: 12/31/14 at 9:00 am. FILED UNDER: News