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November 5th, 2011

Election '11: Columbia City Common Council quotes

November 5, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Here are quotes from candidates vying for the position of town council in Columbia City. The election is Nov. 8. Be sure to pick up The Post and Mail or subscribe to the e-edition for full candidate profiles.

At-large

Daniel Weigold: “I am committed to this community and I want to continue serving you as your Council-At-Large representative. “

Election '11: Churubusco candidate quotes

November 5, 2011

CHURUBUSCO — Here are quotes from candidates vying for the three-member legislative group that will make up Churubusco’s town council. The election is Nov. 8. Be sure to pick up The Post and Mail or subscribe to the e-edition for full candidate profiles.

John Hart: “I would like to continue with what we have accomplished in the last four years: new water plant, splash pad, park walking paths, new utility and police station, water main extension, new down town sign and the great financial shape the town is in.”

Election '11: South Whitley candidate quotes

November 5, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — Here are quotes from candidates vying for the South Whitley Town Council. The election is Nov. 8. Be sure to pick up The Post and Mail or subscribe to the e-edition for full candidate profiles.
At the time The Post and Mail went to print, Tony Starkey’s profile was unavailable.

Bill Boggs: “I am running for town council on the platform of bringing new industry to South Whitley which will help to create employment opportunities. Employment opportunities will enhance the quality of life in our community.”

November 4th

Ross Snyder, 92

November 4, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Ross Albert Snyder, 92, of rural Columbia City, died at 11:43 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011 at Miller’s Merry Manor.
He was born Nov. 3, 1919, in Detroit, a son of Albert Thomas and Carol (Miller) Snyder.
During World War II, he served as a flight officer in the U.S. Army Air Corps.
On Sept. 16, 1942, he was united in marriage to Marjorie M. Hamlin.

Jerry Schaper, 68

November 4, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Jerry E. Schaper, 68, of rural Columbia City, died at 1:52 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, at Parkview Whitley Hospital where he was admitted Saturday.
He was born Jan. 11, 1943, in Columbia City, a son of Harry J. and Bessie M. (Moore) Schaper.
His formative years were spent in Columbia City. He graduated from Columbia City Joint High School.
From 1962 until 1966 he served in the U.S. Army and later the Air National Guard.
While in the Philippines, he was united in marriage to Carmela Bastian on March 20, 1967.

November 3rd

Police arrest local man; seize 3/4 pounds of marijuana

November 3, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — A local man was arrested Thursday evening after a package containing 3/4 pounds of marijuana was delivered to his home.
Tony Dewitt of Columbia City was arrested for possession of the drug, shipped from California by the United States Postal Service.
See Friday's edition of The Post and Mail for more in-depth coverage of the arrest.

Alexander Measley, 12

November 3, 2011

FORT WAYNE — Alexander Dale Measley, 12, of Fort Wayne, died Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011 at 12:45 a.m., at Riley Children’s Hospital.
He was born in Fort Wayne Dec. 30, 1998, a son of Shelia Hauk-Measley.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his maternal grandparents Ted and Chris Hauk; a great-grandmother Rudy Anklem; and an uncle Thomas Hauk.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the St John‘s Lutheran Church, Lake Township with Pastor Ralph Easterhaus officiating.

Gene Williams, 71

November 3, 2011

Gene V. Williams, 71, passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011, in Columbia City.
Born in Allentown, Pa. March 13, 1940, Gene worked as an engineer with GTE.
He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who enjoyed Ham radio, (W9JBD), fishing, restoring antique automobiles and was a former president of the Fort Wayne Historical Automobile Association.

Sandra Rarick, 70

November 3, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Sandra Joan Rarick, 70, of Columbia City, passed away at 5:10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 31, 2011, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Inc., Columbia City.
Born Jan. 21, 1941, in Whitley County, she was the daughter of George A. and Opal (Snyder) Fahl.
She was a lifetime Whitley County resident and graduated from Columbia City High School with the Class of 1958.
She worked at Dana Weatherhead, Columbia City as a production worker for 17 years. On March 12, 1991, she married Richard Herman Rarick in Columbia City.

Kenneth Sherbahn, 94

November 3, 2011

Kenneth E. Sherbahn, 94, of South Whitley, passed away Friday, Oct. 28, 2011 at the Peabody Home, North Manchester.
He was born Nov. 19, 1916, in Whitley County, a son of Edgar and Nellie (Ward) Sherbahn.
He graduated from South Whitley High School in 1934. He attended Repperts Auction School in 1938 and started his lifelong career in the auction business in 1947.
On Oct. 18, 1941 he married Vera Penrod. They always made their home in the South Whitley area. Mrs. Sherbahn died Dec. 2, 1994. In 1997 he married Marie Trump, an excellent friend and companion.

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