Doyle J. Paul

Doyle J. Paul, 84, of Andrews, IN, died Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, at 8:54 p.m. at his home.

Mr. Paul served during the Korean War with the United States Army 101st Airborne Division from 1951 to 1953, achieving the rank of corporal. He had worked the Huntington County Highway Department for 43 years and served as assistant superintendent before retiring in December of 1994. He was also a lifelong Lancaster Township farmer.

Curtis L. Reynolds

Curtis L. Reynolds, 30, of Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, at 2:30 a.m. at his home.

Mr. Reynolds was employed by Skyline Roofing and Guttering, in Huntington, and had previously worked for Brockhaus Construction and McGuff Roofing, both in Huntington.

He was born Aug. 27, 1985, in Huntington. He is survived by his parents, William (Janet) Reynolds, of Bevensville, KY, and Linda (Rodger Johnson) Reynolds, of Huntington. He married Cynthia Luh on June 11, 2009, in Huntington, and she survives.

Mary A. Garretson

Mary Alice Garretson, 90, of Andrews, IN, died Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, at 7:10 a.m. at Norwood Health and Rehabilitation, in Huntington.

Mrs. Garretson graduated from Lagro High School. She worked as a cook at Northwest Elementary School for 19 years, retiring in 1987.

She was born May 21, 1925, in Dallas Township, Huntington County, to Frank William and Pearl Melinda Hanselman Knecht. She married Donald Garretson on March 30, 1946, at St. Paul’s County Line Church, Andrews. He preceded her in death on March 14, 1990.

M. Maxine Barbard

M. Maxine Barnard, 88, of Upland, IN, died early Thursday morning, Aug. 27, 2015, at Heritage Pointe, in Warren, IN.

Mrs. Barnard was a 1944 graduate of Jefferson Township High School. She had been employed by Star Financial Bank, in Upland, for 30 years. She also volunteered at Barton Rees Pogue Memorial Public Library, in Upland, for several years. She was a member of the Upland United Methodist Church, where she sang in the chancel choir for 40 years and served as financial secretary for 15 years.

She was born Oct. 26, 1926, in Upland to E. Clair and Nellie Strong Hunt.

Wayne W. Wright

Wayne Wible Wright, 88, of Marion, IN, and having ties to Mt. Etna, IN, died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at Marion General Hospital.

Mr. Wright graduated from Wiley High School in 1944 and served in the United States Navy. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Asbury College and master’s degrees from Butler University and Indiana Wesleyan University. He received an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Houghton College.

James E. Stringfellow

James E. Stringfellow, 75, of Elkhart, IN, and a former resident of Huntington, IN, died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at Elkhart General Hospital.

Mr. Stringfellow attended Huntington High School and DePauw University, where he was a member of Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity. He also studied at the Wisconsin Graduate School of Banking. He began his career at St. Joseph Valley Bank and retired 39 years later from Chase Bank, having served in several executive positions.

Viking netboys down Concordia, 4-1

Only a three-set loss at third singles prevented the Huntington North High School boys' varsity tennis team from sweeping visiting Fort Wayne Concordia on Monday, Aug. 31, as the Vikings took a 4-1 decision.

Sophomore Auden Eckert at second singles ran through his foe with the least resistance, taking a 6-0, 6-2 win over Carter Waldron to lead the Vikings to their third win in five outings.

Jesse R. Snyder

Jesse R. Snyder, 61, of Huntington County, IN, died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at 12:20 a.m. at his home.

Mr. Snyder was a self-employed independent contractor for General Motors. Before moving to Indiana, he had worked for the State of New York for many years.

He was born Sept. 20, 1953, in Potsdam, NY, to Robert and Viola Green Snyder. He married Carol Warren in 1976 in Holland, MI, and she survives in rural Warren.

Kenneth Stallsmith

Kenneth Stallsmith, 71, of Van Buren Township, IN, died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, at 5:06 p.m. at the VA Northern Indiana Health Care System, in Marion.

Mr. Stallsmith graduated from Van Buren High School in 1961 and later from Ball State University. He served as a translator in the United States Air Force from 1963 to 1966. He had worked at Stallsmith Insurance, in Van Buren; as the chief financial company of a construction company in Las Vegas, NV; as owner and operator of a coal mine, in West Virginia; and as chief financial officer for Habitat for Humanity, in Melbourne, FL.

Russell Caley Jr.

Russell Caley Jr., 89, of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, at 8:32 p.m. at his home.

Mr. Caley delivered milk for Rosehill Dairy, in Bluffton; worked at Caswell-Runyan, in Huntington; and retired in 1996 as a forklift driver at the Kresge Warehouse, in Fort Wayne. He had also farmed in Huntington and Allen counties for the Darl and Steve Platt family. He was a member of St. Peter’s First Community Church, in Huntington.

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