Archive - Nov 17, 2010
William â€śBillâ€ť Chester Sprowl, 61, of Columbia City, died at 9:52 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010 at his residence. Born April 26, 1949 in Marion, he was a son of Chester H. and Charlotte May (Carter) Sprowl.
On February, 24, 2007 he married Renee Herendeen in Columbia City.
Glenn Paul Frank, 86, of Columbia City, died at 6:55 a.m. Monday, Nov. 15, 2010 at The Oaks where he had been a resident for the past four years.
He was born June 29, 1924 in Portland, a son of Herman R. and Amelia Marie (Fox) Frank. In 1929, the family moved to Columbia City and established the H.R. Frank and Sons Greenhouse. Frank graduated from Columbia City High School in 1942.
Delmar â€śDelâ€ť Auer, 80, of rural Columbia City, died at 1:37 a.m. Monday, Nov. 15, 2010 at Parkview Whitley Hospital.
He was born Dec. 10, 1929 in Whitley County, a son of John and Frances (Flaugher) Auer. His formative years were spent in Columbia City. He graduated from Columbia City High School in 1948. He then completed his Associate Degree at International Business College, Fort Wayne.
Lecinda Marie Kiesling, 72, of rural Columbia City, died at 2:15 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, 2010 at her home.
She was born July 19, 1938 in Wolf Lake a daughter of Prentiss and Dortha (Daisy) Miller. Her formative years were spent in Wolf Lake. She graduated from Wolf Lake High School.
â€śThank you, thank you, thank you,â€ť said Mayor Fleck to the veterans in the standing-room-only crowd at the Peabody Library Sunday afternoon.
The Salute to Veterans this year, with a theme of â€śThe Places Iâ€™ve Seenâ€ť was held at the libraryâ€™s new stage area in the basement.
â€śFreedom isnâ€™t free,â€ť said Fleck, â€śVeterans are the ones who paid the price.â€ť
Janet Scank, director of the library, acted as emcee, introducing the all-local talent at this yearâ€™s event.