Archive - Dec 11, 2013
Ruth M. Bolinger, 90, of Fort Wayne, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 at Parkview Regional Medical Center.
Ruth was born in Decatur Feb. 9, 1923, to the late Harmon M. and Leona (Harting) Gillig. On Aug. 17, 1946, she married Arthur T. Bolinger.
Ruth was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church in Fort Wayne. She was a homemaker.
Sarah Marie (Squeeky) Mendez, 81, of Decatur, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Adams Heritage Nursing Center in Monroeville.
Sarah was born Aug. 18, 1932, in Adams County to the late J. Carl and Ada (Hakes) Hower. On Sept. 6, 1947, she married Blas G. Mendez.
Sarah was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church. She was a member of the Daughters of American Revolution and V.F.W. Women’s Auxiliary. She worked for Thunderbird Products for 37 years.
Sheila Y. Nevsimal, 78, Berne, passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 at her home.
She was born to Norman and Frances (West) Harris Oct. 14, 1935, in Losantville.
Sheila was a nurse and practiced many years at Chalet Village in Berne. Her special interests included crocheting, quilting, reading, traveling and teaching children crocheting at the Berne Public Library.
The Fort Wayne Philharmonic presented its Holiday Pops Concert at South Adams High School Tuesday evening. The 64-piece orchestra, under the direction of Assistant Conductor Sameer Patel, performed a variety of holiday favorites to the delight of a large crowd in attendance.
Photo by Mike Lamm
The costs involved in building a new jail, superior court and probation facilities was the primary focus of county officials in an early morning meeting of the Adams County Court Project Committee.
Jack Krouse, president of Construction Control, Inc., Fort Wayne, a firm specializing in jail construction, addressed members of the Adams County Council and the newly-formed Judicial Needs CommitteeTuesday morning prior to the regular monthly council meeting.
The Adams Central band, better known as the Squadron of Sound, was recognized for its accomplishments Tuesday evening during the regular meeting of the AC board of education.