Archive - Sep 6, 2012
Wilma "Jean" Grote, 76, of Decatur, passed away on Wednesday, September 5, 2012, in the Adams Memorial Hospital Emergency Room.
She was born on Saturday, November 9, 1935, in Allen County, to the late Paul E. and Mabel M. (McBride) Reppert.
On February 14, 1998, she married Gerald Grote; he survives in Decatur.
The Oakwood Addition south of Decatur continues under a boil advisory due to major problems with its water system, but at this point there is no way the City of Decatur could or would come to the rescue.
Councilman Matt Dyer raised the matter at Tuesday night's city council meeting, asking if it would be possible for the city to provide water to the residents of Oakwood, also known as Yost Woods.
The annual Berne Heritage Festival will be held at Swiss Heritage Village and Museum this Saturday from 9 a.m-5 p.m.
The event will feature children’s games, senior activities, and visitors may be invited to spin wool, churn butter, or shell corn with a hand crank sheller.
Parks & recreation department soccer begins Saturday, which means entry to both Bellmont High School and Worthman Field will be altered each Satuday through October 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The driveway to Bellmont High School off of US 224 will be closed; people are asked to use the entrance by the administrative building or the Middle School entrance on East Monroe St.
Worthman Field entrances will be one-way off Adams Street, with the only way to exit through the back gate.
Jane M. Summersett, 88, of Berne, died Tuesday at Swiss Village.
Among survivors are a son, Kip (Linda) Summersett of Berne; and a daughter, Libby (Neil) Stroble of Hartford City.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, with visitation from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. prior to the service.
Burial will be in Springhill Cemetery, rural Berne.
Villa Lanes of Decatur and Haworth Lanes in Berne have announced registration for youth leagues this fall.
Tomorrow evening from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., both bowling alleys will be set up for parents to come register their youth for either Friday night or Saturday morning leagues. The age divisions will be separated 4-7 year-olds for the Bumper League, 8-13 year-olds for the Bantam League, and 14-19 for Junior League.