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By Fred Rasmussen and Fred Rasmussen,Staff Writer | January 15, 1994
Eugene F. Bruning, a retired president of a paint company founded by his brothers, died Wednesday of heart failure at the Roland Park home of his daughter. He was 89.In 1969, he retired as president of the Bruning Paint Co., which was founded in 1923 as the Bruning Brothers Paint Co. by his three brothers."His older brother had worked for the H. B. Davis Paint Co.," said Frances B. Ghingher, his daughter, "and they mixed their first bucket of paint on the third floor of my grandparents' house on Chesterfield Avenue and went into the paint business."
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | November 10, 2011
Marshall Hyder Wentz, who owned and operated a vehicle leasing company for more than 40 years, died Nov. 4 of pneumonia at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The longtime Towson resident was 95. Born and raised in Baltimore, Mr. Wentz graduated in 1933 from the old Charlotte Hall Military Academy in Leonardtown. In 1935, he established City Express, a Baltimore trucking company. Several years later, he founded Tri-State Vehicle Leasing and operated the business for the next four decades.
SPORTS
By John W. Stewart | October 25, 2003
Joe Records, struggling with putting, won his second Maryland State Golf Association Seniors Championship in three years with pars on his last two holes at Baltimore Country Club yesterday. Records, 57, a Hillendale Country Club member who also won in 2001, his first year of eligibility, shot 75-76-151 over the 6,386-yard East Course to turn back Baltimore Country Club's Bob Lee and Breton Bay Golf and Country Club's Dick Stearns, both at 153. One over par at the turn in the 75th Seniors event, Records reached all nine back greens in regulation, but five bogeys nearly did him in. His 76 was the cool day's best round.
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April 10, 2004
Dorothy Agnes Fetting, a homemaker, died of a lung disease Wednesday at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 75. Born Dorothy Agnes Irr in Baltimore and raised in Homeland, she was the daughter of Henry Irr, former president of the old Baltimore Federal Savings and Loan Association. She was a 1946 graduate of Mount St. Agnes High School in Mount Washington. She also attended Mount St. Agnes College. In 1949, she married Anton W. Fetting Sr., an owner of A.H. Fetting Co., a Charles Street jewelry business.
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By Peter Schmuck and Peter Schmuck,Sun reporter | June 19, 2007
Defending champion Bobby Wadkins is all set for this fall's Senior Players Championship at Baltimore Country Club, but he won't have any special knowledge of the historic course. The fifth major of the Champions Tour has been transplanted from Dearborn, Mich., where Wadkins came back from four strokes down in the final round to win his first major tournament last July. He said yesterday that he's looking forward to the opportunity to hang on to the title even if the surroundings won't be the same.
SPORTS
By John W. Stewart | November 11, 1990
The old order is changing at Baltimore Country Club.Brian Morrison, director of golf at Westchester Country Club in Harrison, N.Y., has been named head professional of the 36-hole Five Farms complex to succeed Dennis Satyshur, who has accepted a position as head professional at the new Caves Valley club.Morrison, 38, will begin his duties Jan. 1.The search was conducted at the highest level. More than 100 letters were written asking for references, and through referrals, the selection committee, chaired by Paul Obrecht, found some of the most qualified candidates, locally as well as nationally.
SPORTS
By FROM STAFF REPORTS | April 20, 1998
Baltimore Country Club and Columbia CC set up a third successive meeting for the overall championship of the Maryland State team matches yesterday. Baltimore CC defeated Caroline CC, 12 1/2 -5 1/2 , and Columbia beat Beaver Creek CC, 11-7.At Baltimore CC, the home team got 7 1/2 points, including a 3-0 sweep by host pro Tony Pancake and Mike McShane. They were 3-up on the front nine and 1-up on the back against pro Bob Rementer and Ryan Yost.At Denton, Baltimore's Scott Hargest-Mike Reitz yielded their first point (actually half point)
NEWS
December 22, 2003
Genevieve A. Carroll, 88, formerly of Baltimore, died December 20 in Allentown, PA. She was a teacher at the former Eastern High School, in Baltimore, for 35 years, until retiring. Born in Baltimore, she was a daughter of the late Josiah and Catherine (Sheehan) Carroll. She was a member of St. Thomas Moore Catholic Church, Allentown. A graduate of Johns Hopkins University, she received her Master's degree from Loyola College, Baltimore. She was a former member of the Baltimore Country Club, The Johns Hopkins Alumni Club and The Three Arts Club of Homeland.
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April 12, 2000
Virginia C. Cochran, a homemaker and active club member, died Friday of a cerebral hemorrhage at Union Memorial Hospital. The Homeland resident was 89. Mrs. Cochran, who played piano, was a lifelong benefactor of the Peabody Conservatory, where she earned a certificate in piano. Born Virginia Cook, she was raised in Forest Park and graduated from Forest Park High School in 1927. In 1936, she married John A. Cochran, who died in 1968. She was a longtime member of the Woman's Club of Roland Park and the Baltimore Country Club, where she played golf and bridge.
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