Marita D. (Moeller) Cherry, 92, of Greensburg, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 30, 2017, with her family by her side. Marita was born in Greensburg on August 1, 1924, to the late John L. and Dora M. (Hellmich) Moeller. Marita graduated from Greensburg High School in 1942. After graduation, Marita worked in the office of Johnston’s Wholesale where she met her husband, Bob, who had returned from World War II. Marita also worked in various positions at the Decatur County Courthouse, and was a caseworker for the Decatur County Welfare Department. She was a lifelong member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Marita enjoyed her family; especially her grandchildren who were her pride and joy and always brought a smile to her face. She was an avid Cincinnati Reds fan and enthusiastically cheered them watching every game she possibly could. Marita was married to the love of her life Robert J. Cherry on October 5, 1946. Bob preceded her in death on July 7, 1980. She is survived by her daughter; Janet Salatin and her husband Glenn of Batesville, two grandchildren; Tara Coy and her husband Brett, and their daughter Nora of Greensburg, and Clint Salatin and his wife Carrie, and their daughters, Hadley and Hensley of Batesville. Marita was preceded in death by her parents and her husband. Marita was the last living sibling of five wonderful brothers: Norbert, Walter, Maurice, Johnny Bill, Bob, and sister: Henrietta Carroll. A rosary will be prayed at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday followed by visitation from 4:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home in Greensburg. A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Rev. John Meyer officiating. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana or to the Hoosier Veterans Assistance Foundation, which helps homeless veterans. Online condolences can be made at www.popfuneralhome.com. The family invites all Marita’s family and friends to come and celebrate her life with them.
MDI Hospital to begin contact tracing – August 5, 2020 Bio Latest posts by Liz Graves (see all) Latest Posts The 2014 Acadia Fire U12 team finished as runner-up at the state cup finals recently, the first co-ed team to make it to the state final in the boys’ division. Team members include (back, from left) coach Michael Curless, Sarah Shea, Aidan Stearns, Will Larson, Finn Sheehan, Leao Nelson, Treyan Nelson, Spencer Dominy, Riley Evans and Brian Dominy; and (front, from left) Keegan Omlor, Mason Tupper, Colin Lacasse, Ryder Watson, Daisy Granholm and Julian Walls. Photo courtesy of Acadia Fire.TRENTON — The Acadia Fire FC soccer academy is gearing up for its winter-spring season. It will be the first full winter in its new “Fire House” indoor turf field across from the Hancock County SPCA.Programs for the upcoming 10-week season begin Dec. 1 and include groups for ages 5-18.“For all the kids, it’s really about improving their skills,” said AFFC founder and coach Michael Curless. “Every age group can get better. We call it deliberate practice, meaning we’re strongly focused on helping each player learn. It’s a unique program that way. We believe that if you have a positive environment, you’ll learn better. They more they learn the more they like it.”Programs include agility and speed training, drills for running at different angles, stopping and starting quickly. “The more agile you are, the fewer injuries you’re going to have,” Curless said.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textThe program has supported competitive success, for its own teams, the Mount Desert Island High School teams, and beyond. “Most of the MDI boys and several of the girls played Acadia Fire for a lot of years,” Curless said.Youth Academy and Advanced Academy programs meet once or twice per week. High-schoolers are often able to participate in a school winter sport and participate in Acadia Fire as well. Scrimmage games are held Sundays and no travel is expected.League play including travel is set to begin again in February 2015, with teams selected from participants in winter clinics and February tryouts.A new Soccer Fit program is planned for early afternoons after the school day ends for high schoolers, four days per week. Curless and a professional trainer will lead soccer-specific strength training and conditioning.The fall season ended on a high note for the Acadia Fire U12 (under-12) team at a Portland-area Soccer Maine tournament two weekends ago.They young players were the first ever co-ed team to play in a boys’ division and make it to the finals, Curless said. They entered the playoffs seeded third in the state.Acadia Fire won all three of its bracket games including the quarterfinal in October. The finals, planned for Nov. 2, were postponed to Nov. 9 due to a storm.“As we got deeper into the state cup tournament, the teams were bigger, stronger and faster, but we were able to outplay them,” Curless said.The squad defeated Bonny Eagle 2-1 in overtime on Nov. 9, with the winning goal coming on a free kick by Finn Sheehan.The win qualified the team for the state cup final that afternoon against York. The final was tied at halftime, but York pulled out three quick goals to become state champions.More information is available at the group’s website, acadiafiresoccer.com. Keene appeals his 2019 murder conviction – July 30, 2020 Liz GravesReporter at Mount Desert IslanderFormer Islander reporter and editor Liz Graves grew up in California and came to Maine as a schooner sailor. Luchini named to Maine Running Hall of Fame – August 12, 2020
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