Nancy B. Rogers

Nancy B. Rogers, 79, of Huntington, died Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at 11:40 a.m. at her residence.

Mrs. Rogers was a 1958 graduate of Lancaster High School. She was a member of the Salamonie Church of the Brethren. She worked at Huntington University for 25 years, where she was the supervisor over the mailroom. She was a member of the Exten-sion Homemakers Club.

She was born Oct. 29, 1940, in Wabash County to Verlin and E. Bernice Bentley Douglass.

Larry A. Bowers

Larry A. Bowers, 77, of Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at his residence.          

Mr. Bowers retired from Maco Corporation after many years as a foundry worker.

He was born Oct. 1, 1942, in Huntington, to Hayden and Clara Parrett Bowers.

Survivors include two brothers, Norman Bowers and Gary Bowers, both of Huntington; and a sister, Roxanna (Robert) Shumate, of Huntington.
There will be no calling or services. A private burial will be held at a later date at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Huntington.

Paul F. Kloer

Paul F. Kloer, 83, of Huntington, died Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at 3:01 a.m. at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Kloer graduated from Elmhurst High School in 1955. He served Fort Wayne Air National Guard and then in the United Sates Air Force during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He retired in 2001 from Bendix division of Allied Signal, where he worked for more than six years. Prior to that he was the service manager and former vice president of Altman Kramer Motors in Huntington.

Todd Taylor

Todd M. Taylor, 55, of Huntington, died Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at 3:03 p.m.  at his home.

He was born June 18, 1964, in Dearborn, MI, to Arco and Charlotte Stone Taylor.

Survivors include four sons, Bradley Taylor, Kyle Taylor and Jarrin Taylor, all of Huntington; and TJ (Lindsey) Taylor, of Bluffton; a brother, Sam (Tracy) Taylor; and five grandchildren.

Carol D. Wood

Carol Diane Wood, 59, of Huntington, IN, died Monday, March 9, 2020, at 4:30 a.m. at Miller’s Merry Manor East, Wabash where she had been a resident since Feb. 18.

Mrs. Wood spent her formative year in Whitley County and graduated from Columbia City Joint High School in 1979. She and her husband live in Columbia City for a number of years and in Huntington for the last 29 years. She was a fulltime homemaker, and worked for a few years at area nursing homes in interior maintenance. She also assisted with Special Olympics.

Myron L. 'Mike' Martin

Myron L. "Mike" Martin, 88, of Fort Wayne, IN, and having family in Huntington County, IN, died Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Martin graduated from Van Buren High School in 1949. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War. Later he was honored to participate in the Fort Wayne Honor Flight. He worked for the Tokheim Corporation for more than 39 years and was a member of Avalon Missionary Church.

He was born in Roanoke to Lawrence and Iva Stierwalt Martin. He married Helen Martin, and she preceded him in death.

Linnie B. Williamson

Linnie Belle Williamson, 82, of Roann, IN, and having family in Huntington, IN, died Saturday, March 7, 2020, at 4:30 p.m. at her home.

Mrs. Williamson was a nurse's aide for 25 years retiring in 1995.

She was born March 31, 1937, in Johnson County, KY, to James and Hazel Butcher Preston.

Blanch B. Willette

Blanch B. Willette, 80, of Bluffton, IN, and having family in Huntington, IN, died Monday morning, March 9, 2020, at Ossian Health & Rehab Center in Ossian.

Mrs. Willette was a homemaker and managed Senior living apartments and shopping centers for Melvin Simon.

She was born July 2, 1939, in Bluffton to George and Annabell Leach Betz. She married Bruce R. Willette on Jan. 31, 1959, in Tennessee, and he preceded her in death in 2014.

Parkview’s Healthy Steps health fair returns to April time frame

Parkview Huntington Hospital’s (PHH) health and wellness fair, Healthy Steps, will return in its usual April time frame this spring, hospital leaders have announced.

The event – with a variety of free health screenings, reduced-cost lab tests and many other health-related activities – will take place at the hospital on Saturday, April 18, from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Past attendees should note that the hours have changed and be sure to plan accordingly.

Huntington Catholic School Birthday books

Photo by Steve Clark.

Students at Huntington Catholic School celebrated their March birthdays by donating books to the school library, as is customary at the school. Pictured are (from left) Ava Snyder and Henry Richert, both sixth grade, and Kaitlynn Fowerbaugh, seventh grade.


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