Lois B. Hamilton

Lois B. Hamilton, 92, of Poneto, IN, and having family in Warren, IN, died Thursday, July 17, 2019, at the Bluffton Regional Medical Center.

Clara L. Pease

Clara Louise Pease, 95, of Roanoke, IN, died Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at 5:03 a.m.  at Parkview Hospital Randallia in Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Pease graduated from Union Center High School in Wells County in 1941. For 37 years, she was the executive secretary to the general manager at Kresge/Kmart Warehouse. She was a member of Huntington First Church of the Nazarene and Gideons Auxiliary.

She was born Sept. 11, 1923, in Swanton, OH, to Albert J. and Lela M. Smith Fausz. She married Burl E. Pease on April 20, 1946, in Markle, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 12, 2014.

W. Lucille Endsley

W. Lucille Endsley, 91, of Warren, IN, died Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at 11:56 p.m. at Heritage Pointe in Warren.

Mrs. Endsley attended the Van Buren schools. She was a member of the Central Christian Church in Van Buren. She was a member of the Red Hatters of Van Buren, Theta Club, Advance Farm Club and the Second Salem Baptist Church Ladies Aid.

She was born July 30, 1927, in Grant County to Homer O. and Leona N. Cochran White. She married Leroy E.  Endsley on March 5, 1944, in Grant County, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 17, 2006.

Glenn F. Moorefield

Glenn F. Moorefield, 82, of Ossian, IN, and having ties to Huntington County, died Thursday, July 18, 2019, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Moorefield was career military and served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War from 1970 to 1977, retiring as a staff sergeant.

He was born Dec. 4, 1936, in Indianapolis to Jesse P. and Nellie Christopher Moorefield.

Robert N. Bartlett

Robert Neal Bartlett, 87, of Kokomo, IN, and having ties to Van Buren, IN, died July 14, 2019, at 12:30 p.m. at Waterford Place Health Campus in Kokomo.

Mr. Bartlett graduated from Van Buren High School. He worked in equipment sales with Marion Greenway Inc. for five years. Prior to that, he worked at Grant County Mobile Home Sales and RCA. He was a member and trustee at Sweetser United Methodist Church, as well as a previous member of Good Sam's Club and Raymond James Golf League at Arbor Trace Golf Course. He would often referee and umpire at the church and YMCA.

Rodney D. Hammel

Rodney D. Hammel, 66, of Huntington, IN, died Monday, July 15, 2019, at 3 a.m. at Parkview Huntington Hospital.

Mr. Hammel was a client of Pathfinders Services and attended East State Street Church of God.

He was born Dec. 5, 1952, in Huntington to Richard “Dick” and Arlene Funk Hammel. His mother survives in Huntington.

Additional survivors are a brother, Terry (Sandy) Hammel, of Fort Wayne, and a sister, Brenda Rittenhouse, of Huntington.

YMCA, Faith Community Church to offer fall rec soccer league

Lightning team member Joshua Lippe (in the yellow shirt at left) battles players from the Storm team (in purple shirts from left) Lillian Blair, Gracie Briggs and Noah Alwine in the Parkview Huntington Family YMCA fall soccer league. Registration for the upcoming season is open now until Aug. 11.
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Parkview Huntington Family YMCA is partnering with Faith Community Church of God again this fall to offer a Huntington United Fall Rec Soccer League.

The goal of this league is to provide instruction to assist in the development of soccer skills. Three age divisions are offered for the fall league, including 7U, 10U and 14U.

Kids registering for 7U should be 5, 6 and 7 years old and must not turn 8 before Sept. 1. Those in the 10U division are 8, 9 and 10 years old not turning 11 before Sept. 1. Athletes in the 14U division cannot turn 15 before Sept. 1.

Marjorie M. Fetrow

Marjorie M. Fetrow, 87, of Marion, IN, died July 13, 2019, at 12:45 p.m. at Rolling Meadows Health and Rehabilitation Center in LaFontaine.

Mrs. Fetrow graduated from Marion High School. She was a member of Mt. Olive United Methodist Church.

She was born May 4, 1932, in Marionto Raymond and Minnie Lawson Moore. She married Robert Fetrow on Oct. 31, 1950, and he preceded her in death.

Survivors include a daughter, Joyce A. Renbarger of Marion; a brother, Stephen D. (Judi) Mills, of Marion; and sister, Margaret A. Miller, of Waxahachie, TX.

Home run hitters

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August VandenTop (left) defeated Collin Vaillancourt in the championship round of the Roanoke Youth Sports Home Run Derby, held recently on Kendall A. Dennis Memorial Field, in Roanoke Park.

Coaches Pitch champs

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Encore Sotheby’s recently won the Roanoke Youth Sports Coaches Pitch Tournament. Team members are (front row from left) Caysen Sorg, Cohen Sorg, Keegan Reid, Brysen Reid and Annabell Garcia; (middle row from left) Palmer Wilkinson, Justin Garcia, Izaya Kwarteng, Jackson Ruefer, Hadley Toll and Malaki Kwarteng; and (back row from left) Head Coach Brittney Garcia, Assistant Coach Adam Garcia and Joelle Ruefer.


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