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Henriette Nordsieck Pierson

<![CDATA[Henriette Nordsieck Pierson RICHMOND, Ind. - The Lord called Henriette Nordsieck Pierson, age 99, to her Heavenly home, on September 15, 2014, at Forest Park Health Campus. She was born in Richmond, Indiana, on July 9, 1915, to Henry and Elizabeth Wiesehahn Nordsieck. Henriette was a 1933 graduate of Morton High School and a1939 graduate of Valparaiso University. She also attended the University of Michigan and Earlham College. Henriette was an English professor at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, and at Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Indiana. She also lived in Ladue, Missouri, and New Braunfels, Texas. Until her failing health, she was an active member at St. John Lutheran Church and a former choir member. Henriette was a past member of the German Heritage Society and was very proud of her German lineage. When she was younger, she enjoyed working crossword puzzles, playing cards, and reading. She was the widow of Stuart W. Pierson who preceded her in death in 1978. She was also preceded in death by her parents and sisters, Helen Nordsieck and Marie Nordsieck. Survivors include her cousins, Paul Wiesehahn of San Jose, California, Nancy Benner of Richmond, Indiana, and Nancy's children, Kathy Benner, Kerilee (Mike) Emmenegger, Kyle Benner, and Kimberly (Duane) Baker, and other distant cousins. She is also survived by her special friends, Dr. Homer Timson, Will Spano, Jim and Lannie Stapleton, Mary Jane Stapleton, Debbie Stapleton, Suzie Oaks, Dorothy Atkinson, and Donna Dryden, all of Richmond. A special thanks to those who cared for her, including, Alice Ladd, Veta Bass, Patricia Madden, the staff of Forest Park, and Dr. Kumar. Visitation for Henriette N. Pierson will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Thursday, September 18, 2014, at St. John Lutheran Church. Following the visitation a funeral service will be held at the church which will be officiated by Rev. James Culver. Burial will be in Lutherania Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Memorial contributions may be made to: St. John Lutheran Church, 501 South 7th Street, Richmond, IN 47374. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.

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Related Topix: Richmond, IN, Valparaiso University, Luther College, English, IN, Valparaiso, IN

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Palladium-Item

Music festival's sweet sounds fill downtown air

Music festival's sweet sounds fill downtown air The streets of the city's downtown hummed with sounds of Latin jazz, folk and pop music. Check out this story on pal-item.com: http://pinews.co/1s1svOz Pavel Polanco-Safadit smiles while playing keyboard for the band Direct Contact as they perform Saturday on East Main Street.

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Related Topix: Richmond, IN

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50-plus schools expected at college fair

Check out this story on pal-item.com: http://pinews.co/1s1biow Participants in the 2013 Eastern Indiana College Fair talk to a representative of Kalamazoo College. This year's college fair is 6-8 p.m. Monday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo College, Richmond, IN, Purdue University

Palladium-Item

Community Improvement Awards honor improvements

Community Improvement Awards honor improvements The Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce recognized local groups with awards. Check out this story on pal-item.com: http://pinews.co/1s0P9H0 Among the award winners from Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce's Community Improvement Awards luncheon were the city of Richmond for houses around the 10th Street Park in the Vaile neighborhood, the Lehman House Bed & Breakfast in Cambridge City and the Centerville Bicentennial Committee, which planned a parade .

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Related Topix: Wayne County, IN, Richmond, IN, Cambridge City, IN, Centerville, IN

Wed Sep 10, 2014

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Club NewsClub NewsWeekly roundup of activities from local clubs and...

Club News Weekly roundup of activities from local clubs and service organizations. Check out this story on pal-item.com: http://pinews.co/1ot0l85 The Richmond club met Sept.

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Related Topix: Richmond, IN

Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Indianapolis Star

Indiana colleges take - Best' rankings - but not always

Indiana colleges take 'Best' rankings - but not always High-ranking Indiana colleges still fall short on some 2015 U.S. News & World Report lists. Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1om72J3 The Hesburgh Library Word of Life Mural - aka Touchdown Jesus - is seen Sept.

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Related Topix: Indiana, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, Purdue University, Taylor University

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Palladium-Item

Of Quakers and new Steinways

Of Quakers and new Steinways Football, music and literature events are open in the next few days at Earlham College.

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Related Topix: Arts, Literature, Classical, Saint-Saens, The Juilliard School, Entertainment

Palladium-Item

Notebook: Bethany, Friends, college tidbits

Notebook: Bethany, Friends, college tidbits Bethany Theological Seminary's Reimagining Ministries financial campaign has been completed by exceeding its goal.

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Related Topix: Bethany Theological Seminary, Richmond, IN

Wed Aug 27, 2014

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Classes begin at EarlhamClasses begin at EarlhamStudents walk on the...

Classes begin at Earlham Students walk on the campus of Earlham College as classes resume Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.

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Howard C. Thomas

<![CDATA[Howard C. Thomas RICHMOND, Ind. - Howard C. Thomas, age 86, of Richmond, died Monday, August 18, 2014, at Rosebud Village. Born December 19, 1927, in Richmond, to Dale and Mary McKee Thomas, Howard lived in Richmond for most of his life. He was a 1945 graduate of Richmond High School and attended Earlham College. Howard served in the U.S. Army during W.W. II. He was the owner and operator of Kennedy's Mens Clothing Store. Survivors include his sons, Peter (Sharyn) Thomas and Tod (Frances) Thomas, both of Tallahassee, Florida; granddaughters, Andrea and Sarah Thomas of Tallahassee, Florida; cousins, Marilyn McKee Etter, Joan McKee Warren, and Ann McKee Coffin; and many friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy D. Thomas and friend, Charles McGuire. Memorial service for Howard C. Thomas will be in April 2015. Burial will be in Earlham Cemetery in the McKee area. Arrangements are being handled by Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Memorial contributions may be made to: Alzheimer's Association, 50 East 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46209-4830. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.

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Related Topix: Richmond, IN

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Palladium-Item

New AD, CD on RCS agenda

New AD, CD on RCS agenda School board will consider hiring former Earlham athletic director for RHS Check out this story on pal-item.com: http://pinews.co/1tIb0QG The Richmond Community Schools board of trustees is expected to approve the hiring of a new high school athletic director during its meeting Wednesday.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Palladium-Item

Music festival expands

Music festival expands Two world-famous musicians with local ties are coming home for concerts.

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Related Topix: Short, Music!, Jazz, Richmond, IN, Music, Entertainment

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