The 5th grade SLS Cardinals won a “Barn Burner” beating St. Mary’s of North Vernon 29-28. The Cardinals fell behind at the start and trailed St. Mary’s by as many as 12 points early in the game.Adam Vogelsang and Cayden Pohlman turned the game by applying defensive pressure which resulted in steal after steal. With nine seconds remaining, St. Mary’s missed two free throws and Thomas Raver drove the length of the floor and was fouled with one second left on the clock. Thomas sank both free throws to take the only lead, 29-28, the Cardinals enjoyed all night.The 5th grade SLS Cardinals upped their record to 2-0 on the season.The St Louis 6th Grade basketball team traveled to North Vernon on Monday and came home victorious with a win over St Mary’s by the score of 33-12.The team turned in another solid defensive performance as led by Karson Macke and Michael Wanstrath. The offensive attack was led by Jack Forbeck and Andrew Oesterling with 10 points each. Max Giesting poured in 9 and Tyler Kuntz and Riley Schebler both had 2 points.The Cardinals play their 1st home game of the season this Wednesday at the St. Louis Activity Center with a rematch against St. Mary’s.Courtesy of STL Coaches Dale Amrhein and Jim Oesterling.
The family of Lorraine L. Foster are mourning the loss of their very beloved mother and grandmother who was called from this life on March 20, 2016 at the age of 87. She was comforted and surrounded by her family at Arbor Grove Village of Greensburg, Indiana, as she passed away from this life into the next. She was born December 27, 1928 in Batesville, Indiana to the late Albert and Emma Lampe Goldsmith. Lorraine married Stanley Edward Foster on June 21, 1947. They began their life together first living at the Old Central House in Napoleon, Indiana, but shortly thereafter, Stanley along with his brothers built their home in Napoleon where they lived the rest of their lives together, raising their eleven children. Stanley preceded her in death on July 12, 1993. A devout Catholic, she loved her church, St. Maurice of Napoleon. She loved music and was blessed with a beautiful voice! For approximately fifty five years, she served as a cantor singing songs of praises to the Lord. She also sang at weddings and funerals. Her family stated that she loved to hear Willie Nelson and Elvis Presley sing. She could do a good rendition of “I’m All Shook Up”! Asked what her occupation was, she would answer, “Raising my children.” Her family and grandchildren had been her life! She will be so sadly missed. SURVIVORS: Sons: (7) Dennis (Janice) Foster of Nogales, AZ ; Timothy (Janet) Foster of Batesville, IN; James (Cheryl) Foster of Batesville; Doug (Pam) Foster of Greensburg, IN; Terry “Mick” Foster of Greensburg; John Paul (Lynnis) Foster of Osgood; Larry Mark (Phyllis) Foster of Greensburg. Daughters: (4) Diane Huening of Greensburg; Rita Foster of Greensburg;Peggy (Duane Sizemore) Murray of Osgood; Laurie Foster of NapoleonGrandchildren: 23; Great Grandchildren: 47; Great Great Grandchildren: 5She was preceded in death by six brothers (Ralph, Albert, Bob, Clifford, Paul and Earl Goldsmith) and four sisters (Dorothy Oswald, Mildred Scheney, Rita Maple and Katie Fichtner).SERVICES:Visitation: Tuesday, March 22, 2016/ Neal’s Funeral Home/ 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.Funeral: Wednesday, March 23, 2016/ St. Maurice Catholic Church of Napoleon, IN/ 10:00 a.m.Burial: Church Cemetery, Napoleon; Memorials: Donor’s ChoiceArrangements by Neal’s Funeral Home www.nealsfuneralhome.net