Posted by Fred Steiner on January 23, 2017 - 5:00pm
Jeffrey Bridgewater, 47, died Jan. 20, 2017, at his residence. Jeff was born Nov. 20, 1969, in Lima, to David and Lynn (Flarida) Bridgewater.
Jeff was an over the road truck driver for Nash-Finch Trucking.
Survivors include two children, Joshua and Bre Bridgewater both of Bluffton; an aunt, Maggie Forward of Bluffton; his father, David Bridgewater of Rockford, Illinois; his mother, Lynn Bridgewater of Rockford, Illinois; and a brother Joe (Ann) Bridgewater of Loves Park, Illinois.
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 23, 2017 - 3:38pm
Helen May Winkler, 90, died Jan. 22, 2017, at Mennonite Memorial Home in Bluffton. Helen was born May 18, 1926, in New Stark to the late Elmer and Mary (Richards) Agin. On June 21, 1947, she married Kenneth Winkler who preceded her in death on April 20, 1988.
Helen was a homemaker and had worked as a secretary at Superior Coach in Lima. She was a member of First Mennonite Church, Bluffton. Helen was a member of GAB and Century Circle. She enjoyed crafting, floral arranging, reading and talking and spending time with family and friends. Helen graduated from Ada High School.
If you were born between the early 1980s and late 1990s - this is for you
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 23, 2017 - 9:43am
By Mark Alliman
Edward Jones financial advisor
107 S. Main St., Bluffton
If you are a “millennial” – a member of the age cohort born anywhere from the early 1980s to the late 1990s – then you’re still in the early chapters of your career, so it may be a stretch for you to envision the end of it. But since you do have so many years until you retire, you’ve got the luxury of putting time on your side as you save and plan for retirement.
Here are some suggestions for making the best use of that time:
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 22, 2017 - 8:48pm
Who's in the Suit?
On Saturday, Jan. 28, between the women’s and men’s games against Rose-Hulman, Bluffton University will reveal which students are in the J. Denny and Jenny Beaver suits. The women’s game starts at 1 p.m. in the Sommer Center.
Throughout the year, the two mascots can be found at admissions, advancement and community events. They also routinely cheer on athletes at sporting events.