Goldie M. Schorr

Goldie M. Schorr, 91, of Roanoke, IN, died Wednesday, May 13, 2009, at her residence.

Mrs. Schorr was a homemaker. She attended St. Aloysius Catholic Church.

She was born Aug. 27, 1917, in Dixon, IL. She was married to Andrew Schorr, and he preceded her in death.

Steven M. Harris

Steven M. Harris, 62, of Warren, IN, died late Saturday, May 9, 2009, at his home.

Mr. Harris was a 1964 graduate of West Rock Creek High School and a 1969 graduate of the Cincinnati Bible Seminary. He was an ordained minister, preaching at several churches in the area. He was also a radio personality for WBCL Radio in Fort Wayne for 17 years and had worked in various sales positions over the years. He was a board member for the Woodburn Christian Children's Home, and he was a member and former elder of the Markle Church of Christ.

Harold R. Davis

Harold Raymond Davis, 77, of Huntington, IN, and formerly of Logansport, died Friday, May 15, 2009, at 9:10 a.m. at his home.

Mr. Davis retired from United Technologies in Peru as the industrial relations manager. He was a Korean War veteran and a member of the National Rifle Association.

He was born Feb. 8, 1932 in White County to Ira Herman and Margaret Denton Davis.

Broderick W. Gilgen

Broderick W. Gilgen, 49, of Bluffton, and having family members in Huntington, died Wednesday, May 13, 2009, at 1:50 p.m. at Bluffton Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Gilgen had been employed by Fabri-Form in Bluffton until 2001. He served in the United States Air Force from 1977 to 1978, earning his GED while in the military.

He was born March 16, 1960, in Wells County to Dale V. and Joyce A. Bisel Gilgen.

Dorothy Huff

Dorothy Huff, 74, of Fort Wayne, IN, and having family members in Huntington County, IN, died Thursday, May 14, 2009, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Huff graduated from high school in 1952 in Indianapolis and had been employed as a YMCA custodian. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne, and Deaf Community.

She was born Nov. 25, 1934, in Montgomery to Calvin and Thelma Nolley Clements.

Johnson to continue golf career at Manchester College

Teresa Johnson.
Photo provided.

Huntington North High School varsity golf standout Teresa Johnson recently signed her intent to continue her career at Manchester College.

Johnson is a three-letter winner and was a member of a highly successful varsity team that won three sectionals and one North Central Conference title.

She was named to the NCC All-Conference teams in 2007 and 2008 and has been a scholar athlete all three years on the varsity team. Johnson also received a scholar-athlete award and a Viking Integrity Award.

World War II veteran left Huntington a legacy of service

Ted Rogers (left), who organized the Huntington-based unit of the Army National Guard, talks with the company’s most recent commander, Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Duncan, during a welcome home party Saturday, April 25, for Delta Company.
Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Originally published April 30, 2009.

Ted Rogers seems almost offended when asked why, after spending four years serving his country during World War II, he agreed to take on the responsibility of establishing an Army National Guard armory in Huntington.

"To protect our country," he says, after a pause. He had the training and the know-how, he adds. "I wanted to pass that on to another generation."

Carol M. Norr

Carol M. Norr, 68, of Berne, IN, and having family members in Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at 12:27 p.m. at the Swiss Village Retirement Community in Berne.

Miss Norr, a 1958 graduate of Geneva High School in Geneva, had been employed by Dunbar Furniture. She had also served as executive secretary of the Mennonite Central Committee in Akron, PA, and as an administrative assistant at the Mennonite Mission Network in Elkhart. She was a member of the North Goshen Mennonite Church and an associate member of the First Mennonite Church of Berne.

Mary L. Daniel

Mary Lucille Daniel, 69, of rural Lagro, IN, died Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at 3:30 p.m. at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Daniel had been employed by Wagner's, General Tire and Econoclean, all in Wabash, and was a member of the Emmanuel Freewill Baptist Church.

She was born May 27, 1939, in Paintsville, KY, to Logan and Helen Collins Hill. She married Bennie M. Daniel on July 8, 1955, in Paintsville, KY. Her husband preceded her in death on May 2, 2004.

HNHS softball team loses heartbreaker to Logansport, 1-0

Maureen Lund’s strong pitching effort wasn’t enough to secure a win for the Huntington North High School varsity softball team as it fell to Logansport, 1-0, on Tuesday, May 12.

Lund pitched seven innings, allowing only three hits and two walks, while striking out seven batters.

HNHS never got the ball rolling offensively, as it also only got three hits, one each from  Jordie Close, Lund and Lauren Chanley.

The hosts scored the only run of the game in the bottom of the seventh on a double, two walks and a Huntington North error.


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