Elma Louise Wessel, age 97

first_imgElma Louise Wessel, age 97 of Batesville, IN passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at Arbor Grove Village in Greensburg, IN. Born January 9, 1919, on the farm in Batesville where she was currently living, she was the daughter of Frank & Lillian (Holle) Bergman.Elma married Alfred H. Wessel at St. John United Church of Christ in Batesville where she was also a member. She worked for the telephone company in both Batesville & Greensburg.Elma’s family was her life and she spent many hours just being with them, especially her grandchildren. She also liked visiting with her friends.Elma is survived by her daughter and son –in-law Nancy & Dave Moorman of Sinking Springs, PA; her grandson Christopher D. Moorman of Knoxville, TN and her siblings Evelyn Behlmer of Bright, IN, Frank Bergman Jr. of Batesville, IN and Robert Bergman of Florida. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her granddaughter Holli N. Moorman and her brothers Earl & Alvin Bergman.Visitation will be Thursday, April 7, 2016 from 11:00am until time of services at 1:00pm all at St. John United Church of Christ in Batesville with Pastors Dennis & Linda Frische-Mouri officiating. Burial will follow services in St. John Cemetery.Memorials are suggested to Margaret Mary Hospice c/o Meyers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 202, Batesville, IN 47006.  Online condolences at www.meyersfuneralhomes.comlast_img read more

STAFF : Ross earns 400th career win as Syracuse softball sweeps 4 games on weekend

first_imgWith a 2-0 win over Jacksonville on Friday, Syracuse coach Leigh Ross earned her 400th career win early in the FAU Parents’ Weekend Tournament. Ross’ win total continued to climb throughout the weekend, as Syracuse won four consecutive games to win the tournament title.The Orange (17-8) defeated Jacksonville twice and defeated host Florida Atlantic twice in Boca Raton, Fla.Strong pitching helped SU to the victories. Senior pitcher Jenna Caira outdueled Jacksonville pitcher Sarah Sigrest in the first of four weekend wins. In that game, Caira struck out nine in a complete game shutout and surrendered only three hits.Caira one-hit FAU in the fourth game – a 4-0 SU win. She has won her last 10 decisions and now holds a 13-3 record on the season.Junior Stacy Kuwik and freshman Lindsay Taylor also contributed to the strong pitching weekend. Taylor earned her first career win and held opponents hitless on the weekend. AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThe Orange will play next weekend in an unusual spot: the Carrier Dome. The Orange will play two games against Canisius and Colgate indoors in the first Dome games in SU softball history. -Compiled by Nick Toney, staff writer, [email protected] Published on March 18, 2012 at 12:00 pm Facebook Twitter Google+center_img Commentslast_img read more