Lloyd Knecht

Lloyd Knecht, 78, of Andrews, IN, died Tuesday, May 18, 2010, at Miller's Merry Manor.

Mr. Knecht, a graduate of Andrews High School, had been employed by Kitchen Maid in Andrews. He retired from Bircraft in Huntington. He was a member of St. Paul's County Line Church.

He was born Oct. 30, 1931, in Huntington to Frank and Pearl Hanselman Knecht.

Survivors include two sisters, Mary Alice Garretson and Henrietta Satchwill, both of Andrews; and a brother, Robert Knecht, of Roscoe, IL.

Marie T. Fink

Marie Therese Fink, 76, of Indianapolis, IN, and a former resident of Huntington, IN, died Monday, May 17, 2010.

Priscilla 'Joan' Kiefer

Priscilla "Joan" Kiefer, 83, of Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, May 18, 2010, at 3:30 p.m. at Miller's Merry Manor in Huntington.

Mrs. Kiefer graduated from Huntington High School in 1944. She was a homemaker and a member of the Evangelical United Methodist Church in Huntington.

She was born Oct. 14, 1926, in Huntington to Donald and Ethel Mihm Lawson. She married Mathias "Matt" Kiefer on Nov. 17, 1945, in Huntington. Her husband preceded her in death on March 24, 2006.

Velma G. Runyan

Velma G. Runyan, 98, of Roanoke, IN, died Monday, May 17, 2010, at Coventry Meadows, in Fort Wayne.

A lifelong resident of Roanoke, Mrs. Runyan graduated from Jackson Township School in 1929. She was a lifelong member of Seminary United Methodist Church, Roanoke, was employed at Richard's Department Store in Roanoke and retired from Roger's Market at Times Corners in 1988. She was a former Girl Scout Leader.

She was born Aug. 15, 1911, to Harry and Catherine Dailey Smith. She married Harold C. Runyan of Roanoke in 1933. He preceded her in death in 1969.

Branock's homer not enough as Foresters fall in series opener

A three-run homer by Justin Branock was not be enough for the Huntington University baseball team as it lost 6-3 to Vanguard University of Southern California in the opening round of the NAIA World Series at California Baptist University in Riverside, CA, on Tuesday, May 18.

Dorothy H. Simon

Dorothy H. Landrigan Simon, 86, of Fort Wayne, IN, and a native of Huntington, IN, died Friday, May 14, 2010, at St. Anne Home and Retirement Community, Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Simon was a long-time member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Fort Wayne, where she was a frequent volunteer.

She was born Sept. 22, 1923, in Huntington. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Roy Simon.

Jerry E. Garver

Jerry E. Garver, 72, of Columbia City, IN, and having family members in Roanoke, IN, died Sunday, May 16, 2010, at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mr. Garver was the owner and operator of Consolidated Time Services and retired in 1997 after working 31 years as a certified clockmaker. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and a member of American Legion Post 296.

He was born in Anderson to William and Louise Garver. He is survived by his wife, Donna Garver.

Denver W. Fisher

Denver W. Fisher, 89, of Fort Wayne, IN, and a native of Markle, IN, died Sunday, May 16, 2010, at Byron Health Care Center in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Fisher had been employed as a wire enameler for GE for 41 years, retiring in 1982. He served with the United States Marine Corps during World War II.

Huntington County Baseball reports scores for first two weeks

Huntington County Baseball has reported scores from weeks 1 and 2 for the Clemente, Mays, 11U Softball and 14U Softball Leagues. Play began Satruday, May 1, and has continued intermittently due to rain.

Clemente League (7-8-year-old Boys)

Police Athletic League ball league results May 9-15

The Huntington Police Athletic League has released results for games played the week of May 9-15.

Coaches Pitch

On Monday, May 10, Metro Kiwanis shut out Bailey-Love 9-0.
Frederick's Photography edged El Shaddai 9-8.

On Thursday, May 13, Welder Services wiped out Zay Leasing 17-0.
I.M.I. Inc. knocked out Markle Health 16-7.

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