Archive - Aug 8, 2013
Kane native Sarah Hall didnâ€™t have far to look to find motivation for her niche in life.
â€śGrowing up with the beautiful Allegheny National Forest as my backyard is what inspired me to follow my passion for nature,â€ť Hall said. â€śI knew I wanted to help conserve forests and now thatâ€™s what I get to do everyday for a living.â€ť
Members of the Kane Senior Center have spent much of the last year writing letters, sending packages and praying for Kane native Major Katie Yancosek, who was stationed in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army until recently.
Katherine Wenk â€śKayâ€ť Christoffers, 91, of State College and Atlantis, Fla., died Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at the Hospice of Palm Beach County, Atlantis, Fla.
Born Jan. 29, 1922, in Philadelphia, Kay was the only child of Lora Ethel Heim Wenk and Karl Edward Wenk of Kane.
She attended Kane High School and Arlington Hall Junior College, and graduated from Connecticut College for Women in 1945 with a Bachelorâ€™s degree in Economics.
Janet Rose Shelander, age 74, of Duffy Apartments, Johnsonburg, died at home Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 after a brief illness.
She was born June 17, 1939 in Ridgway, daughter of the late Edward and Stella (Kinny) Shelander.
She attended Johnsonburg schools and worked at Stackpole Carbon of Johnsonburg and St. Marys, Elcam, and the Deli of Johnsonburg Market Basket/Jubilee.