Michael C. Shane, age 73 of Connersville, died Monday, July 29, 2019 at University Hospital in Cincinnati. Born October 9, 1945 in Batesville, he is the son of Delores (Nee: Bruns) and Carl Shane. He never got to know his natural father who was killed in World War II prior to Michael’s birth. His mother would remarry and he was raised by his stepfather Cletus (Poppy) Kellerman. He worked at the Ford factory in Connersville 32 years before retiring in 1999.He was very proud of his daughters. They spoke of how he liked sharing stories with them about his life adventures, had a wonderful sense of humor and was a bit of jokester. He was an exceptional athlete who prided himself in excelling on and off the ball field and liked sharing those accomplishments with them as well. A life well lived, he developed many enduring friendships that lasted a lifetime.Michael is survived by his daughters Danielle Shane of Oldenburg, Chantel (Bob Jr.) Weiler of Batesville, Mandy Shane of Metamora; sister Becky (Lloyd) Schutte of Batesville; brothers Ronnie (Ginger) Kellerman of Milhousen, Dave (Brenda) Kellerman of Texas and 11 grandchildren. At Michael’s request, services and burial will be private. The family requests memorials be made to the Oldenburg Baseball Field. For online condolences go to www.weigelfh.com.
The body of an unidentified man was on Friday afternoon discovered at the Abary foreshore, Berbice, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne).The discovery was made by persons from the community.The Abary foreshore where the body was foundGuyana Times understands that the man’s hands were bound behind his back and his feet were tied together.There were also marks of violence on the body.Regional Commander, Superintendent Yonette Stephens told this publication that it appears as though the body washed-up from elsewhere. “We wouldn’t know where it came from,” she said.Police have launched an investigation. The body is currently at the Fort Wellington Hospital awaiting identification.
The decision was made after the Mayor and Councillors met with all of the children from Fort St. John’s Majestic Flying Toasters Gavel Club, as well as Gavel Club Counsellor Joyce Hadland-Wesenberg.“They’ve been involved with taking part in the Santa Clause Parade back in November, and also upcoming with Toastmasters Month, we’re going to be doing a lot of advertising for Toastmasters, the young Gavel Club, and we’re also going to be set up on Saturday February 14,” Hadland-Wesenberg explained of their work within the community.Each of the children associated with the Majestic Flying Toasters – aged 9-17 – also had an opportunity to speak directly to City Council.- Advertisement -“During my time with Toastmasters, I’ve written three speeches, and I am currently working on another one about how society has twisted female self-perception on body image,” president of the Flying Toasters Brandon Braun said.Toastmasters International is celebrating 90 years of shaping public speakers, one of them being Councillor Bruce Christensen, and the local chapter is celebrating 20 years in Fort St. John.