Archive - Oct 13, 2010
Linda J. Dietzen, 51, of Syracuse, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, October 10, 2010, at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne.
Born in Regensburg, Germany, she grew up in Decatur, Indiana, and worked as au pair.
She enjoyed cooking and music, but her passion was her family and her beloved grandson, with whom she shared a birthday.
Marjorie R. “Marge” Sprunger, 75, of Berne, passed away at 11:20 a.m. on Tuesday, October 12, 2010, at Select Specialty Hospital, Fort Wayne.
She was born in Berne on August 28, 1935, to Calvin A. and Lulu (Stuckey) Sprunger, both deceased.
Marge graduated from Berne-French High School in 1953 and from Lutheran Nursing School in Fort Wayne 1956.
She was married to Paul J. Sprunger on September 22, 1957, in Berne.
North Adams Community Schools officials have struck a tentative agreement that would transfer ownership of the former Monmouth Elementary School property to a regional service center operated under the auspices of the Indiana Department of Education. As part of the agreement approved Tuesday evening by the North Adams board of education, baseball diamonds and related facilities, along with a cemetery at the site, would become the property of Root Township.
The new Adams Central school board member is the old Adams Central school board member.
Steve Bailey, who retired from the board just two years ago after serving for 20 years, was renamed to the board at Tuesday night's board meeting on a 4-2 vote.
Bailey, who is president of the Decatur branch of First Merchants Bank, was supported by board president John Sipe and members Brian Tonner, Wes Kuntzman, and Steve Maller.
South Adams' Hannah Moore took control of the race midway through and never let up, earning the individual crown at the Bellmont Girls Cross Country Sectional Tuesday afternoon as her Starfires took second and Bellmont fifth as the Squaws extended their streak of regional qualifying to 17 straight.
Heavily-favored Homestead won the meet, taking four of the top seven places for 27 points to the 82 of South adams and 98 of Norwell. Woodlan took fourth with a 140.
Three runners from Bellmont, three from South Adams, and one from Adams Central advanced to the boys' cross-country regional on Tuesday by placing in the top 15 at the sectional held at Bellmont. There were 76 participants.