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May 16th, 2011

Sue King, 82

May 16, 2011

Sue L. King, 82, of Columbia City, died at 3:35 p.m. Sunday, May 15, 2011 at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne where she was admitted Thursday.
She was born Sept. 10, 1928 in Lagrange County, a daughter of Daniel J.S. and Ida S. (Eash) Yoder. She graduated from Columbia City High School in 1947 and received her bachelors degree in elementary education from St. Francis College in 1974.

James Nix, 75

May 16, 2011

James Robert Nix, 75, of Columbia City, died on Sunday, May 15, 2011 unexpectedly at his residence. Born May 7, 1936, he was a son of the late Leo and Magdalene Nix.

Gayle Kile, 58

May 16, 2011

Gayle Y. Kile, 58, of Columbia City, passed away at 5:28 a.m. Sunday, May 15, 2011 at Parkview Whitley Hospital. She was born May 29, 1952 in Portland, a daughter of Ronald Jack and Ruth V. (Day) Pease.

Eagles fly high, capture NECC crown

May 16, 2011

   ANGOLA — Heading into Friday’s finals of the North East Corner Conference meet at Angola High School, Churubusco trailed first-place Fairfield by 6.33 points.
   By the end of the night, school records fell and so did the Falcons.
   Churubusco finished 25.67 points ahead of Fairfield beating its conference rival 142-116.33.

Lady Eagles take big step placing 4th

May 16, 2011

   ANGOLA — It’s not a title but Churubusco girls’ track and field got some good news Friday night.
   With 2011 becoming a bounce back year for the Lady Eagles, a fourth-place finish at the North East Corner Conference meet added to a growing power from ’Busco.
   After holding preliminaries Tuesday, the Lady Eagles went back to Angola High School finishing just behind the host Lady Hornets.

Whitko cut down by Heritage

May 16, 2011

Whitko’s Hannah Cokl takes a pitch during the Lady Wildcats home game against Heritage. Whitko rallied from a 0-5 deficit but went on to fall to the Lady Patriots 5-2.

Post & Mail photo / Nicole Ott

Two Eagles lead soggy round at Cedar Creek GC

May 16, 2011

   LEO — Despite the downpour of rain Saturday, there was golf to be played.
   Columbia City and Churubusco boys’ golf battled the wet conditions at Cedar Creek Golf Course to come    away with a golfer leading both with a score of 84.
   The Eagles had one of their best finishes in an invitational this season taking sixth out of the 15-team field.

Vodde sisters front weekend sweep for City

May 16, 2011

   FORT WAYNE — The Columbia City softball team had its pair of sisters break a losing skid over the weekend.
   Saturday, a doubleheader at North Side had Cassie Vodde and Allie Vodde work the mound over 12 innings giving Columbia City 17-5 and 10-1 victories.

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Gail Gran, 80

May 16, 2011

Gail Eugene “Gene” Gran, 80, of Palmetto, Fla. and Columbia City, joined the Lord Monday, May 9, 2011. He was born Feb. 19, 1931. Beloved husband of Shirley, who passed away in 2008 after 59 years of marriage.

E. Max Glassley, 89

May 16, 2011

E. Max Glassley, 89 of Columbia City and formerly of South Whitley died Saturday, May 14, 2011 at Renaissance Village, Fort Wayne. He was born Oct. 12, 1921, the son of Russell L. and Winifred L. (Shriver) Glassley, in the same house in which he grew up in South Whitley. Mr. Glassley spent his entire lifetime in South Whitley until moving to Columbia City in 2003. He graduated from South Whitley High School with the Class of 1939. He first worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad then entered the United States Army in 1942, serving in the European Theatre as a Medic.

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