Sister Evelyn M. Davis, O.L.V.M

Sister Evelyn Marie Davis, O.L.V.M., 93, a resident of Victory Noll in Huntington, IN, died Monday, March 22, 2010, at the Holy Family Health Care Center at Victory Noll.

Sister Davis entered the congregation of Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters on Oct. 28, 1941, and made first vows on Aug. 5, 1944. She served missions in California, Utah, Kentucky, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Indiana. She retired from the ministry in 1987 and returned to Victory Noll to volunteer.

She was born April 25, 1916, in Mt. Clemens, MI, to Russell and Nina Allar Davis.

Marvin A. 'Bud' Corey

Marvin A. "Bud" Corey Sr., 85, of Marion, IN, and a resident of the Van Buren area most of his life, died Thursday, March 19, 2010, at Marion General Hospital.

Mr. Corey graduated from Van Buren High School in 1942 and farmed in Grant County all of his life. He had also worked at Anaconda Wire and Cable and Foster Forbes Glass Co.

He was born Sept. 14, 1924, in Marion to Wade and Bernice Van Natter Corey. He married Evelyn Boller, who preceded him in death on Nov. 6, 2004.

Max K. Waggoner

Max K. Waggoner, 70, of LaFontaine, IN, died Saturday, March 20, 2010, at Marion General Hospital.

Mr. Waggoner retired from Yale Supply, Marion, after 34 years as a bookkeeper. He was currently a farm manager in Wabash County. He was a member of Woodlawn United Methodist Church, Somerset; Amvets Post 5, Marion; and AARP. He was a veteran of the United States Army.

He was born April 19, 1939, in Decatur to Milo H. and Ireta D. Fisher Waggoner.

Warren M. Rider

Warren M. Rider, 87, of Sarasota, FL, and a former business owner in Huntington, IN, died Thursday, March 18, 2010, at Friends Fellowship Community in Richmond.

Mr. Rider worked as an engineer at General Motors for 12 years. He then owned and operated Lime City Manufacturing Co. in Huntington for 45 years until selling it to his son, Randall Rider.

Eagles take national Christian homeschool 4A title

The Huntington Eagles varsity boys' homeschool basketball team took the Class 4A national championship title by beating the Lakeshore Thunder of Wisconsin 43-40 at the National Christian Homeschool Basketball Championships in Springfield, MO, March 15-20.

In the championship match, Huntington came out on top early, taking a 12-8 lead after the first quarter, which it would never give up, despite facing a close 18-17 halftime score. Huntington closed the match by outscoring Lakeshore 16-14 in the final frame to secure the win.

HU diamond men wrap up spring break on 1-3 note

The Huntington University baseball team wrapped up its spring break trip in Daytona Beach, FL, with one win and three losses on Friday and Saturday, March 19-20.

On Friday, March 19, the Foresters used superior bat-ball connectivity to take the win over Mount Vernon 5-3.

After two innings, Huntington, 7-9, found itself up 3-0. Mount Vernon did its best to keep up with the Foresters throughout the game, but couldn't overcome HU's early lead.

Huntington used Mount Vernon's four errors to its advantage, and out-hit the Cougars 9-6.

HU softball team finishes spring break on downturn

The Huntington University softball team finished out its spring break trip in Pensacola, FL, by going 1-3, beating St. Louis Community College - Florissant Valley but falling to Black Hawk College and Central Methodist University in a doubleheader on Wednesday and Thursday, March 17-18.

In Wednesday's first game, Huntington fell in a humbling shutout to Black Hawk, 7-0.

HU only had two hits and committed three errors against BHC. Black Hawk recorded one run in the first inning, two in the third and three in the fourth.

Sister Margaret Gutierrez

Sister Margaret Gutierrez, OLVM, 95, of Victory Noll, died March 18, 2010, at 4:10 a.m. at the Holy Family Health Care Center at Victory Noll, Huntington.

She entered the congregation of Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters on Feb. 16, 1934, and made first vows on Feb. 11, 1937. She served missions in Texas, California and Oruro, Bolivia. She retired from ministry in Karnes City, TX, in 1998 and returned to Victory Noll to translate Spanish for the community publications.

Sister Gutierrez was born in Duarte, CA, on Feb. 23, 1915, to James and Estefana Monges Gutierrez.

Frank Rowe

Frank Rowe, 76, of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, March 21, 2010, at 4:37 a.m. at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mr. Rowe, a 1954 graduate of Chester High School in Wabash County, had been employed by Keene Corporation for 24 years. He later worked at Maco Corporation (General Aluminum) for eight years, retiring in 1993. He was a long-time member of the Good Shepherd United Brethren Church and currently attended The Well Church of Huntington.

He coached Pathfinder Services bowling leagues on Friday afternoons and coached PAL baseball for many years.

ERnest L. Urschel

Ernest L. Urschel, 91, of Gallatin, TN, and a native of Huntington County, IN, died Thursday, March 18, 2010.

Mr. Urschel was born Dec. 12, 1918, in Huntington County to Pete and Katie Conrad Urschel. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Ruth Sprinkle Urschel.

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