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July 12, 2005
On July 11, 2005 BETTY JANE KNECHT; beloved wife of Daniel S. Knecht Sr.; devoted mother of Sharon L. Swope, Daniel S. Knecht Jr. and Michele Cassedy; adoring grandmother of four grandchildren; cherished sister of Gladys Gardner, John Adams and Arthur Adams and a host of relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by siblings Donald Adams, Gilbert Adams, Charles Adams and Margaret Boss. Family will receive friends on Wednesday, at WITZKE FUNERAL HOME, of Catonsville, Inc, 1630 Edmondson Avenue, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M., with Memorial Services beginning at 8 P.M. Interment Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | January 19, 2012
Charles Adam Fecher, a self-taught Baltimore scholar, author and editor who undertook the formidable task of editing the controversial diaries of H.L. Mencken, died Monday of respiratory failure at St. Agnes Hospital. The longtime Govans and Rodgers Forge resident, who was living at St. Elizabeth's Home for Nursing Care in Southwest Baltimore, was 94. "Charles Fecher was an erudite and superior writer, the giant among Mencken scholars," said Marion Elizabeth Rodgers, author of "Mencken: The American Iconoclast," and editor of "Mencken and Sara: A Life in Letters.
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By Kris Antonelli and Kris Antonelli,Staff Writer | June 25, 1993
The 25-year-old Glen Burnie woman who was attacked, allegedly by a neighbor, as she was sunning herself by her backyard pool Sunday has died from her injuries, county police said yesterday.Police have charged her alleged assailant with first-degree murder and a sex offense.Kimberly Renee Reinhardt, of the 100 block of Queen Anne Road, was pronounced dead at 9:45 p.m. Wednesday at North Arundel Hospital, police said.Miss Reinhardt was on life-support systems at the hospital after her neighbor held her underwater in her backyard pool and sexually assaulted her, police said.
NEWS
December 29, 2009
CHARLES ADAM MARTAK, SR. went to the Lord Friday, December 25, 2009 at his home after a valiant battle with cancer. He was born in Eastport, MD on January 10, 1928, graduated from Baltimore City College in 1946, and married Betty Eckart Martak on October 6, 1947 in Frederick MD. He was a resident of the Tidewater area since 1951. He was employed by American Bank Stationary from 1945 until 1957. He then became the Executive Director of the Tidewater Better Business Bureau for 17 years.
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By Steven Kivinski and Steven Kivinski,Contributing Writer | January 17, 1993
Marlon Harris' victory in the 800-meter run helped Woodlawn edge Roosevelt of Prince George's County, 31-29, for the boys title in yesterday's 31st annual Maryland National Guard indoor track meet at the Fifth Regiment Armory.And depth, experience and a technicality all played a part in helping Old Mill's girls to a 50-48 victory over Eleanor Roosevelt. The Patriots picked up a first-place ribbon and the 10 team points that goes along with it in the 800 relay, even though they finished five seconds behind Roosevelt.
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By Steven Kivinski and Steven Kivinski,Contributing Writer | January 17, 1993
Depth, experience and a bit of luck helped Old Mill's girls indoor-track team win in yesterday's 31st annual Maryland National Guard meet at the Fifth Regiment Armory.The Patriots picked up a first-place ribbon and the 10 team points that goes along with it in the girls' 800 relay, even though they finished five seconds behind Eleanor Roosevelt's team.Old Mill's foursome of Raina Domneys, Carrie Klimes, Ericka Davis and Leeann Denton crossed the finish line in 1 minute, 52.8 seconds, but was awarded the victory when officials disqualified Roosevelt because one of its runners was wearing a wrist watch.
NEWS
November 2, 1997
Betty Lee Dickens, 72, teacher, hospital volunteerBetty Lee Dickens, a former elementary school teacher and hospital volunteer in Salisbury, died of cancer Thursday at Chancellor Care Center in Delmar, Del. She was 72. Born Betty Saumenig in Baltimore, she graduated from Catonsville High School in 1943 and the University of Maryland in 1947.In the 1960s, she taught at Delmar Elementary School on the Maryland side of the border town, then moved to Prince Street Elementary School in Salisbury.
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By David Kohn and David Kohn,david.kohn@baltsun.com | November 16, 2008
Samuel H. Adams Jr., a former all-city halfback and an electrician who returned to college in his 50s, died of heart failure Tuesday. He was 84. Mr. Adams, of Ellicott City, was born in 1924 in Baltimore. He attended Polytechnic Institute and was named an all-city football player. After high school, he joined the Army Air Corps. He served as a second lieutenant and was a navigator aboard a B-17 bomber from 1943 to 1946. After getting out of the service, he attended the University of Maryland and played on the football team for several years.
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,Staff Writer | October 21, 1992
Charles Adams is the baby of the family, with four older sisters.In his youth, Adams admits, his siblings took good care of him, even spoiled him with love. And if he got into a squabble in the rugged Baltimore City neighborhood where he grew up, he said they came to their little brother's defense.But Charles Adams can take care of himself now, because he's a big boy. Make that a very big boy -- all 6-foot-5, 295 pounds of him.A three-time Class 4A state champion shot putter, Adams bench-presses 350 pounds with biceps that measure 21 inches around.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | January 19, 2012
Charles Adam Fecher, a self-taught Baltimore scholar, author and editor who undertook the formidable task of editing the controversial diaries of H.L. Mencken, died Monday of respiratory failure at St. Agnes Hospital. The longtime Govans and Rodgers Forge resident, who was living at St. Elizabeth's Home for Nursing Care in Southwest Baltimore, was 94. "Charles Fecher was an erudite and superior writer, the giant among Mencken scholars," said Marion Elizabeth Rodgers, author of "Mencken: The American Iconoclast," and editor of "Mencken and Sara: A Life in Letters.
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By David Kohn and David Kohn,david.kohn@baltsun.com | November 16, 2008
Samuel H. Adams Jr., a former all-city halfback and an electrician who returned to college in his 50s, died of heart failure Tuesday. He was 84. Mr. Adams, of Ellicott City, was born in 1924 in Baltimore. He attended Polytechnic Institute and was named an all-city football player. After high school, he joined the Army Air Corps. He served as a second lieutenant and was a navigator aboard a B-17 bomber from 1943 to 1946. After getting out of the service, he attended the University of Maryland and played on the football team for several years.
NEWS
July 12, 2005
On July 11, 2005 BETTY JANE KNECHT; beloved wife of Daniel S. Knecht Sr.; devoted mother of Sharon L. Swope, Daniel S. Knecht Jr. and Michele Cassedy; adoring grandmother of four grandchildren; cherished sister of Gladys Gardner, John Adams and Arthur Adams and a host of relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by siblings Donald Adams, Gilbert Adams, Charles Adams and Margaret Boss. Family will receive friends on Wednesday, at WITZKE FUNERAL HOME, of Catonsville, Inc, 1630 Edmondson Avenue, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M., with Memorial Services beginning at 8 P.M. Interment Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery.
NEWS
February 25, 2004
Charles Bell Adams, 68, ceramic tile contractor Charles Bell Adams, a ceramic tile contractor and sports fan, died of a heart attack Saturday at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The Arnold resident was 68. Mr. Adams was born and raised in Halethorpe and attended Catonsville High School. He established V.A. Tile and worked for 43 years as a commercial and residential tile contractor before retiring in 1999. Mr. Adams was the 65th heart transplant recipient at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and lived for almost 18 years with his replacement heart, family members said.
NEWS
November 2, 1997
Betty Lee Dickens, 72, teacher, hospital volunteerBetty Lee Dickens, a former elementary school teacher and hospital volunteer in Salisbury, died of cancer Thursday at Chancellor Care Center in Delmar, Del. She was 72. Born Betty Saumenig in Baltimore, she graduated from Catonsville High School in 1943 and the University of Maryland in 1947.In the 1960s, she taught at Delmar Elementary School on the Maryland side of the border town, then moved to Prince Street Elementary School in Salisbury.
NEWS
By Kris Antonelli and Kris Antonelli,Staff Writer | June 25, 1993
The 25-year-old Glen Burnie woman who was attacked, allegedly by a neighbor, as she was sunning herself by her backyard pool Sunday has died from her injuries, county police said yesterday.Police have charged her alleged assailant with first-degree murder and a sex offense.Kimberly Renee Reinhardt, of the 100 block of Queen Anne Road, was pronounced dead at 9:45 p.m. Wednesday at North Arundel Hospital, police said.Miss Reinhardt was on life-support systems at the hospital after her neighbor held her underwater in her backyard pool and sexually assaulted her, police said.
SPORTS
By Steven Kivinski and Steven Kivinski,Contributing Writer | January 17, 1993
Marlon Harris' victory in the 800-meter run helped Woodlawn edge Roosevelt of Prince George's County, 31-29, for the boys title in yesterday's 31st annual Maryland National Guard indoor track meet at the Fifth Regiment Armory.And depth, experience and a technicality all played a part in helping Old Mill's girls to a 50-48 victory over Eleanor Roosevelt. The Patriots picked up a first-place ribbon and the 10 team points that goes along with it in the 800 relay, even though they finished five seconds behind Roosevelt.
NEWS
December 29, 2009
CHARLES ADAM MARTAK, SR. went to the Lord Friday, December 25, 2009 at his home after a valiant battle with cancer. He was born in Eastport, MD on January 10, 1928, graduated from Baltimore City College in 1946, and married Betty Eckart Martak on October 6, 1947 in Frederick MD. He was a resident of the Tidewater area since 1951. He was employed by American Bank Stationary from 1945 until 1957. He then became the Executive Director of the Tidewater Better Business Bureau for 17 years.
NEWS
February 25, 2004
Charles Bell Adams, 68, ceramic tile contractor Charles Bell Adams, a ceramic tile contractor and sports fan, died of a heart attack Saturday at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The Arnold resident was 68. Mr. Adams was born and raised in Halethorpe and attended Catonsville High School. He established V.A. Tile and worked for 43 years as a commercial and residential tile contractor before retiring in 1999. Mr. Adams was the 65th heart transplant recipient at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and lived for almost 18 years with his replacement heart, family members said.
SPORTS
By Steven Kivinski and Steven Kivinski,Contributing Writer | January 17, 1993
Depth, experience and a bit of luck helped Old Mill's girls indoor-track team win in yesterday's 31st annual Maryland National Guard meet at the Fifth Regiment Armory.The Patriots picked up a first-place ribbon and the 10 team points that goes along with it in the girls' 800 relay, even though they finished five seconds behind Eleanor Roosevelt's team.Old Mill's foursome of Raina Domneys, Carrie Klimes, Ericka Davis and Leeann Denton crossed the finish line in 1 minute, 52.8 seconds, but was awarded the victory when officials disqualified Roosevelt because one of its runners was wearing a wrist watch.
SPORTS
By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,Staff Writer | October 21, 1992
Charles Adams is the baby of the family, with four older sisters.In his youth, Adams admits, his siblings took good care of him, even spoiled him with love. And if he got into a squabble in the rugged Baltimore City neighborhood where he grew up, he said they came to their little brother's defense.But Charles Adams can take care of himself now, because he's a big boy. Make that a very big boy -- all 6-foot-5, 295 pounds of him.A three-time Class 4A state champion shot putter, Adams bench-presses 350 pounds with biceps that measure 21 inches around.
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