SMITH WINNER OF K OF C ESSAY CONTEST
Congratulations to Mallory Smith, the winner of the junior high level Knights of Columbus essay contest. The contest was sponsored locally by the Greenville Knights of Columbus. Mallory is a student in Anne Baumberger's language arts class and her essay now advances to the state level competition
The Nashville Hornets are going to the Class A Boys state tournament. Nashville, now 33-0 on the season, was a 76-46 winner over Mount Carmel at the Carbondale Super-Sectional. Nashville plays Teutopolis Friday at 1:45pm at Carver Arena in Peoria. The Breese Central Cougars lost 44-38 to Brown County. Central finishes the season with a record of 22-11.
GHS WINTER SPORTS AWARDS MARCH 13
The Greenville Comets and Lady Comets winter sports awards program is Tuesday March 13 in the school gym. Team recognition and awards will be presented to members of the boys and girls basketball teams and cheerleaders. The program begins at 6pm and will be followed by light refreshments in the cafeteria.
BERNICE L VANDERHOOF
Bernice L. Vanderhoof age 88 of Gerry, New York, formerly of Greenville, passed away at 4:35 a.m. Friday at Heritage Village Health Care Center in Gerry, NY. Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home with Rev. Herbert H. Coates officiating. Interment will follow in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery at 1:45 pm Friday. Friends may call at Donnell-Wiegand from 4 until 8 pm Thursday evening and Friday until service time.
Bernice Lillian Ammerman, the daughter of William Henry and May Hannah Albrecht Ammerman, was born on October 14, 1918 in North Tonawanda, NY. After graduating from North Tonawanda High School in 1937 , she attended one year in Chesbrough Seminary (later renamed Roberts Wesleyan College) in North Chili, NY. Bernice and Russell M. Vanderhoof were united in marriage on November 11, 1940 in Dover, NJ. When he entered the United States Army in 1942, she went back to Chesbrough for one year, and to Greenville College for two years, where she graduated in 1946.
After Russell graduated from Asbury Theological Seminary, both taught one year at Oakdale Vocational School, Oakdale, KY. They served together for 24 years in the pastoral ministry, mostly in the New York Conference, both on local and conference levels. Following retirement from pastoral ministry, they both worked for several years at Woodstock Homes in Woodstock, IL, and at Greenville College. Bernie taught school for several years and also did secretarial work. Her interest included music, reading and writing. Many of Bernie's short articles have been printed in "The Sermon Builder", "Light and Life," "Evagel," "The Sunday School Journal," and "Christian Life." She also wrote a book, In the Image of God, which was never published.
During the pastoral years, she spent countless hours writing programs of all kinds (seasonal, missionary, women's, children, etc). During the years they worked at Woodstock Homes, she was editor of the "Woodstock Friend," writing much of the copy. Since retiring from teaching in 1974, she spent much time writing her family history. Bernie moved into Cottage # 6 at Heritage Village on New Years Day, 1993. In June of 2002, she moved into Bergquist and into the Health Care Center on January 2, 2003. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell, in Greenville in 1992, and by two sisters, Grace Crandell, Battle Creek, MI, and Edna Fix, North Tonawanda, NY.
Surviving are three daughters: Elaine Kilmer of Greenville, IL, Coleen Peters, McPherson, KS, and Lenore Sweigard, Wilmore, KY, and one son Dale Vanderhoof, McPherson, KS, one sister, Arlene Twichell, Gerry, NY; six grandchildren; David Peters, Rachel Giles, Sarah Ekeland, Nathan Vanderhoof, Andrew and Aaron Sweigard; two great grandsons, Judah Ekeland and Daniel Giles; and two step-granddaughters and seven step-great grandchildren. Memorials to Heritage Village Health Care Center of Gerry, NY thru the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home.
LINDA SUE DANIELS
Linda Sue Adcock Daniels, age 59 of rural Smithboro, passed away at 10:49 a.m. Tuesday at St.Lukes Hospital in Chesterfield, MO. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home with Pastor John Karn, officiating. Interment will follow in German Cemetery. Friends may call at Donnell-Wiegand from 10 a.m. Thursday until service time. Memorials may be made to the Family.
Linda Sue Adcock, the daughter of William and Bessie Mae Adcock, was born on March 2, 1948 in Pampa, Texas. She grew up there and graduated from Pampa High School. She worked as dispatcher for the Pampa Police Department. The family moved to rural Smithboro in 1994 where she worked for DeMoulin Brothers as seamstress before becoming disabled in 2000.
Linda and Ronald D. Daniels were united in marriage on May 2 in Pampa, Texas and have enjoyed over 15 years together, he survives as do their children Skylar Daniels of rural Smithboro, Sonja, Mrs. Curtis Carter and Chrystal, Mrs. Tom Fuller, both of Amarillo, Texas. Also surviving are their three grandchildren, Lief, Liam, and Lolo Fuller. Linda is preceded in death by her parents. Memorials to the Family