Balloon artists draw a crowd


Photo by Steve Clark.

Children watch as several Joy Pleasers clowns craft balloon animals during the Huntington County Business EXPO/ArtsExpress on Saturday, March 16, at the Huntington University Fieldhouse.

EXPO/ArtsExpress


Photo by Steve Clark.

Bob Zahm (left), of Huntington Heating and Cooling, talks with Huntington County Sheriff Chris Newton (right) and Newton's daughter, Haley, during the Huntington County Business EXPO/ArtsExpress on Saturday, March 16, at the Huntington University Fieldhouse. The event featured booths from various businesses and groups  the annual Huntington County Community Schools Corp. art exposition.

Delores I. MIller

Delores I. Miller, 93, of Huntington, IN, died March 14, 2019, at 8:30 p.m. at Parkview Huntington Hospital.

Mrs. Miller worked at Bradley Drug Store, Wolf & Dessauer and then in the cafeteria at Lincoln Elementary School for 33 years, retiring in 1999. She was a member of the former Good Shepherd Church and attended The Well.

She was born Jan. 25, 1926, in Decatur to Lafayette and Mary Gable Fry. She married Max Miller, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 23, 1981.

Alice M. Grimm

Alice Marie Grimm, 69, of Akron, and formerly of Andrews, IN, died Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at her residence.
 
Ms. Grimm was a graduate of Andrews High School and retired from Dana Corporation, where she had worked for more than 26 years.  She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Rochester.
 
She was born Oct. 23, 1949, in Fulton County to George H. and Alice L. Brown Grimm.

Bertha B. Pedersen

Bertha B. Pedersen, 94, of Huntington, IN, and formerly of Roanoke, IN, died Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at 6:05 p.m. at Oakbrook Village, Huntington.

Mrs. Pederson worked in production at GE for 19 years, retiring in 1986. She was a member of Roanoke First Brethren Church, DAV Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary and GE Elex Club, and she volunteered with Special Olympics.

She was born May 24, 1924, in St. Mary’s, ID, to Edward and Elizabeth (Haskins) Hurtienne. She married Ferris E. Pedersen on May 15, 1951, in Fairplay, CO, and he preceded her in death on April 28, 1998.

Margaret E. Howell

Margaret E. Howell, 98, of Huntington, IN, formerly of Canton, OH, died Monday, March 11, 2019, at Parkview Huntington Hospital.

Mrs. Howell was a 1937 graduate of Canton McKinley High School.  She retired in 1982 following 17 years of employment at J.C. Penney.  She was a long-time active member of St. Timothy's Episcopal Church in Massillon, OH.  She was a member of T.O.P.S. and a past member of the local Sweet Adelines singing group.

She was born Sept. 7, 1920, in Canton to Alfred and Mabel Curtis. Her husband, William Dean Howell, preceded her in death in 1985.

Diane C. Danielson

Diane C. Danielson, 70, of Huntington, IN, died Friday, March 8, 2019, at 5 p.m. at Indiana University Health Hospital in Indianapolis.

Mrs. Danielson graduated from Parchment High School in Kalamazoo and worked for Mead Paper Company in Kalamazoo for 20 years. She worked in food service for Huntington County Community School Corporation, retiring after 10 years. She was actively involved in Huntington County Special Olympics, serving on the management team.

Jan. L. Scher

Jan L. Scher, 60, of Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at Auburn Village, in Auburn.

Ted D. Bollan

Ted D. Bollan, 77, of Wabash, IN, and having ties to Huntington, IN, died Friday, March 8, 2019, at 4:22 p.m. at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Bollan worked in management, and also worked as part of the grounds crew for the Iindiana Department of Natural Resources at Salamonie Reservoir.

He was born Oct. 15, 1941, in Wabash to David O. Bollan and Willodean Rhoads Staggs. He married Judi Graham on Oct. 5, 1966, in Huntington, and she survives.

L. Jane King

L. Jane King, 85, of North Manchester, IN, and having family in Lagro, IN, died Saturday, March 9, 2019, at 8:45 p.m., at Peabody Retirement Community in North Manchester.

She was born Feb. 26, 1934, in Wabash to Ralph and Opal Flickinger Cloud. Sher married James William King in Wabash on March 21, 1954, and he preceded her in death on April 19, 2016.

Mrs. King was a homemaker. She was a member of  the First Church of God in Wabash.

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