Clifford O. Niese

first_imgClifford O. Niese, age 73 of Batesville, died Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at the St. Andrews Health Campus.  Born February 27, 1945 in Batesville, he is the son of Pauline (Nee: Koetter) and Louis Niese.  He married Elizabeth White June 26, 1971 at St. Joseph’s Church in Florence, Alabama.  Cliff worked at the Hill-Rom Company 39 years before retiring in 2009 and was a member of St. Louis Church and the Knights of St. John Commandry #243.Family was important to Cliff.  He always loved having his family around and enjoyed traveling to visit family and friends.  He liked old tractors, antiques, swimming and fishing.  According to his family, he was a fan of Colts, Reds, I.U. basketball and had a weakness for black licorice.  Having lost his eyesight, the one thing he didn’t like was being told “no”.Cliff is survived by his wife Elizabeth; daughter Deborah Garbarini; sons Kevin and Keith Niese, all of Batesville; his mother Pauline of Batesville; sisters Pat Schrank of Oldenburg, Viola Billman of Sunman, Lucille Honnert of St. Mary’s; brothers Virgil and Dale Niese, both of Batesville, Jim Niese of St. Peter’s and seven grandchildren.  In addition to his father, he is also preceded in death by his sister Ann Montag.Visitation is Monday, November 26th, from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home.  Funeral services are 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 27th at St. Louis Church with Rev. Stan Pondo officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  The family requests memorials to the Indiana School for the Blind or the St. Louis Cemetery Fund.last_img read more

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Mourinho wants players made in Chelsea

first_imgManager Jose Mourinho hopes Chelsea will produce another homegrown core of talent to succeed John Terry, Ashley Cole and Frank Lampard. Press Association “In three or four years’ time, if we don’t have other Englishmen to replace this nucleus of players – when Lamps is 39, John is 36 – I will be very sad. Every club needs that. So we are working on that (new generation).” Terry, Cole and Lampard are all out of contract at the end of the current campaign. Terry, more than his team-mates, has enjoyed highs – lifting silverware, including the 2012 Champions League – and endured lows – the racism row, twice losing the England captaincy, injury and missing a penalty in the 2008 Champions League final – since Mourinho’s 2007 departure. The Portuguese believes the captain is rediscovering his best form since his summer return for a second spell as boss at Stamford Bridge. “Even I was questioning, from far away, what was happening to this guy: physical problems, psychological problems, what is going on?” Mourinho said. “I’m happy he’s proving he’s still a top player.” center_img The Blues boss has been fulsome in his praise of the likes of Nathaniel Chalobah – now on loan at Nottingham Forest but told he will be part of the Chelsea first-team next season – and is optimistic the club’s academy can bear further fruit. Mourinho told the Guardian: “Ideally it’s not just about having British players either, but having players who are made in Chelsea. last_img read more

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Football returns to Georgetown with Stag Beer Revival Cup

first_imgThe Georgetown Football Association (GFA) could not have found a better name for its upcoming tournament as it re-enters the world of hosting competitions after a bout of difficulties.Representatives from the Georgetown football clubs take a photo opportunity as the GFA’s IMC Chairman Trevor Williams receives the sponsorship cheque from ANSA McAL’s Saekwon McGarrellThe GFA will be collaborating with the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) and ANSA McAL, under its Stag brand, to stage the “GFA-Stag Beer Revival Cup”. The tournament will cater to football clubs within the Georgetown area, resuscitating the competitive spirit between the Georgetown clubs after a long time.At the launch of the event, GFA Interim Management Committee Chairman Trevor Williams noted that the Association was taking small steps towards fully restoring the glory of football that Georgetown once possessed. As such, he said, “I wish to encourage the clubs to make the most of the opportunities given, to keep their commitment to the game strong to ensure that together the GFA, the GFF and the football fraternity could take football to where we’ll be pleased in the city of Georgetown.”Declaring that the ANSA McAL company was “overly excited” to be part of such an initiative, Stag representative Saekwon McGarrell noted that the company was anticipating a top-notch tournament. “At this tournament, we’ll be able to see top teams with top talents, top managers, top trainers and skilful strategists; this is definitely going to be a football fiesta. It is time for us to be proud of our talented young players who are eager to display their skills and talents,” McGarrell said.GFA Competitions Committee Chairman Otis James shared the details of the tournament, stating that it was scheduled to begin on August 12 and run for 16 days. Within those 16 days, 56 matches are expected to be played in a round-robin format and then eight teams will advance into the quarter-final stage. The competition will host 16 teams, inclusive of Fruta Conquerors, Western Tigers, the Guyana Defence Force and Buxton United.However, with regard to the Elite League teams, players who are listed for the Elite League will not be eligible for this competition. As such, the teams are being urged to allow their Under-20 players to garner some exposure during this tournament.GFF President Wayne Forde has ecstatically welcomed the return of football to Georgetown. Additionally, he has expressed hope that this tournament would be a stepping stone towards development.“Football in Georgetown has been long overdue, it is pointless for us to get into the reasons why, but what I think we should do is concentrate our energies in developing a sustainable programme, over the next couple of years,” Forde said.The games will be hosted at the GFC Ground and the Tucville Football Ground (popularly known as the Fruta Conquerors Ground). The grand prize for the competition is $500,000, while second place will receive $250,000, and $150,000 will be awarded to the third-place winner.last_img read more

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Quiet man, caring heart

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORE‘Mame,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ composer Jerry Herman dies at 88 Teuscher served in the U.S. Army in Europe during World War II and after his military service he moved to San Diego, then to Phoenix, where he worked for Motorola. In 1965, he moved to the San Fernando Valley and began working as chief engineer at Veritron in Chatsworth. After Veritron closed, Teuscher worked for two other companies before retiring in 1989. “He never wore a pair of jeans until we were married,” said Josephine, who met Teuscher at Veritron West. “He was very fastidious in the way he dressed. He was short in stature and people at work affectionately called him ‘the little dude.”‘ After he retired, Teuscher loved to travel with his wife in his motor home to Lake Havasu and other scenic areas to camp and fish. He especially enjoyed fishing near Bishop and preferred camping in the mountains and deserts. His favorite author was Western writer Louis L’Amour, and he enjoyed listening to jazz. Teuscher also liked to work on his cars and “tinker” in his garage, taking delight in devising ways to repair things around the house. “He was the most kindest man you’d ever meet. He took care of his family,” said grandson James Paul. “The top things I learned from him were love your family and love all animals. He was so kind at heart all the time. Such a good man. They broke the mold with him.” James Richard Teuscher was born Sept. 3, 1924, in Allegany, N.Y. He grew up in the farming and oil town of Duke Center, Pa., and graduated from Otto Junior-Senior High School in 1942. He married his first wife, Viola, in the late 1940s. She died in 1987 and Teuscher married his second wife, Josephine Schaff Bishop, in 1988. Teuscher is survived by his wife, Josephine; a daughter, Nancy Jo Boyle; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a brother, Raymond Teuscher. A memorial service was held at Gates Kingsley and Gates, Praiswater Mortuary in Canoga Park. Teuscher’s ashes will be interred at Oakwood Memorial Park in Chatsworth. Donations in his memory can be made to Special Olympics or other charity. Holly Andres, (818) 713-3708 [email protected] 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! James Teuscher was a quiet man with a compassionate heart and an affinity for all living creatures. Teuscher, a longtime Canoga Park resident, died of an aneurysm March 16. He was 81. “He loved nature. He would not kill a fly in the house,” said his wife, Josephine Teuscher. “Animals took to him. It was a release and a comfort for him to take care of wild creatures.” Teuscher cared for many dogs and cats, and during the last 17 years of his life raised an African Grey Parrot named Calvin who flew into Teuscher’s yard one August day. When Teuscher couldn’t find its owner, it stayed. “He was a loving man. He was steadfast, handsome and quiet. He had a handshake to greet you and a twinkle in his eye,” Josephine said. “Jim was quiet-spoken. He was a simple man with simple tastes.” last_img read more

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