Archive - Jul 18, 2013
Dean E. Hendricks, 75, of Berne, died Wednesday.
Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.
Benedict Leonard Jesionowski, 85, of Fort Wayne died on July 15, 2013, at St. Anne Home in Fort Wayne.
As an industrial engineer, Ben Jesionowski held key positions for Magnavox and CTS of Berne before forming a consulting firm serving corporations in the Fort Wayne area. As a member of “The Greatest Generation,” his life was molded by major events of the 20th Century, the Great Depression and World War II.
Robert E. Meyer, 85, of Decatur died Wednesday.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Plans have been announced for a September appearance of the Purdue Varsity Glee Club at Zion Lutheran Church (Friedheim) plus a presentation for the public.
The twin appearances will be held on Sunday, September 15, as part of the 175th anniversary celebration at Friedheim church. The Purdue group will present special music at the 9 a.m. service. Then, at 3 p.m., the singers will perform for the public in Erekson Theater at Bellmont High School.
The Adams County Extension Board will host a greased pig contest at 6 p.m. this Sunday in the livestock show arena as part of this year's 4-H Fair.
Participants must be 18 years old or younger, and the cost is $2 per person.
Classes will be divided by age, and all participants will receive a participation ribbon. The top three in each class will receive an additional prize.
Further details in today's print and e-editions.
Adams County residents may see some relief from this week's hot, humid conditions by the weekend, the National Weather Service said this morning. For today and Friday, however, it's going to be more of the same.
The Decatur weather station on Wednesday recorded its second consecutive day with a high of 91 degrees, which followed Monday's 89.