Archive - Apr 25, 2011
Alice Kaye Eden Spurlock, of Syracuse was stillborn at 9:04 p.m. Friday, April 22, 2011 at Parkview Whitley Hospital in Columbia City.Â She is a daughter of William L. Spurlock and Kaylee A. Barth.
Besides her parents, survivors include a half sister, Chloe Spurlock; grandparents, Donna Barth and Tom and Patty Spurlock; great-grandparents, Bethel Barth and James and Barbara Campbell.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Milford Cemetery with Rev. Dennis Bollenbacher of the New Beginnings Community Church in Atwood officiating.
Marilee J. Fleck, 88, of Columbia City, died at 8:57 p.m. Saturday, April 23, 2011 at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne where she was transported earlier in the day.
She was born March 25, 1923 in South Bend, a daughter of Charles and Frances (Smith) Austin. At the age of five, her family moved to a farm in Richland Township. She graduated from Larwill High School in 1941.
On July 2, 1956 she was united in marriage to Robert W. Fleck. They always made their home in Columbia City. Mr. Fleck died Nov. 10, 1979.
Cynthia Anne Crooks, 69, a resident of Churubusco and wife of David L. Crooks, passed away at 4:41 p.m. Friday April 22, 2011, at Parkview Hospital from a short illness.
Mrs. Crooks was born in Fort Wayne July 23, 1941, a daughter to Howard W. and Margaret (Neher) Wilson. She spent her formative years in Churubusco where she graduated from Churubusco High School in 1959.
CHURUBUSCO — Another weekend in the Indiana high school girls’ track and field season had another title go home with Columbia City.
Saturday, the Lady Eagles claimed their second consecutive weekend title at the Churubusco Turtletown Invitational.
The Lady Eagles beat Warsaw in the large school “Gold” division with 23.5 points to spare, 115.5-88.
GOSHEN — Whitko boys’ track head coach Ron Cherry called it a total team effort after his Wildcats went to the Goshen Relays Saturday.
A total of 102 points was the most Whitko had ever scored at the event.
Despite the showing, the Wildcats came home runner-up to Fairfield in the class B division.
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CHURUBUSCO — “It’s probably the best girls meet I’ve ever been a part of.”
That’s all Churubusco girls’ track head coach Zack Dock could say after his Lady Eagles owned the Turtletown Invitational Saturday.
For the first time since 1991, Churubusco came away as the top team at its own weekend invitational.