Archive - Jan 14, 2013
Gregory Alan Shaneyfelt, 55, of Geneva, passed away resting comfortably with friends and family by his side at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 12, 2013, at his residence.
Greg was born in Portland on September 19, 1957.
He married Wanda (Overla) Shaneyfelt on Saturday, June 27, 2009; she survives in Geneva.
With a 23.3-foot flood crest expected on the St. Marys River tonight following weekend rainfall of two and a half inches in Decatur, there is some good news: No more rain is in the forecast through Friday.
Snow melt combined with the rain drove the St. Marys River from 10.1 feet on Friday morning to 22.9 feet at 7 a.m. today!
Menno Schwartz, 23-year-old rural Geneva resident who was seriously injured in a Wednesday traffic accident which killed two other men, was listed in stable condition on Friday in the trauma center of Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
He was airlifted to the hospital after the one-vehicle crash on an icy Fawn River Road in White Pigeon Township, approximately 30 miles south of Kalamazoo,
Killed in the crash were Chris L. Eicher, 50, of Geneva, and Dan C. Graber, 48, of Portland.
Bishop Emeritus John D’Arcy, retired bishop of the Fort Wayne-South Bend Catholic Diocese, says he’s battling a rare form of cancer and is asking for prayers as he undergoes treatment.
D’Arcy announced early this month that he had been diagnosed with cancer in his lungs and brain. The disease was discovered when he went to a Boston-area hospital after feeling ill while visiting relatives.
The Norwell girls continued Saturday night where the Norwell boys left off Friday night and polished off the Bellmont Squaws 62-27 in Northeast Hoosier Conference action at the Teepee after the Knights had beaten the BHS boys by 45 a night earlier.
The Norwell pressure caused immediate and constant woes for the Squaws during the game evidenced by the fact that even though Bellmont shot 83.3 percent from the field in the first period, they still trailed 18-10 at the buzzer.
INDIANAPOLIS — Adams Central went 2-3 in their toughest super dual of the season Saturday at Warren Central, beating Carmel and Northwestern while losing by a point to Roncalli, 37-36. Ben Davis beat the Jets 46-23 and host Warren Central, rated fifth overall in the state, dumped the Jets 52-18.