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By MELISSA HARRIS | September 15, 2008
Paul S. Houpe, a retired construction engineer known in his Brooklyn Park neighborhood as "the fix-it man," died of natural causes Friday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 90. From age 34 to 89, Mr. Houpe lived in the Brooklyn Park home he built. His family wrote that he was known as a man "who could build or repair almost anything." For 67 years, he was a member of the Brooklyn United Methodist Church, where he served on the board of trustees. Mr. Houpe was a member of Masonic Corinthian Lodge No. 93 for 53 years.
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By MELISSA HARRIS | September 15, 2008
Paul S. Houpe, a retired construction engineer known in his Brooklyn Park neighborhood as "the fix-it man," died of natural causes Friday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 90. From age 34 to 89, Mr. Houpe lived in the Brooklyn Park home he built. His family wrote that he was known as a man "who could build or repair almost anything." For 67 years, he was a member of the Brooklyn United Methodist Church, where he served on the board of trustees. Mr. Houpe was a member of Masonic Corinthian Lodge No. 93 for 53 years.
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February 1, 2000
Frederick F. Mueller, 90, construction engineer Frederick F. Mueller, a retired construction engineer, died Jan. 25 of pulmonary edema at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 90. Mr. Mueller worked for 30 years as a construction engineer and yard supervisor for Whiting-Turner Construction Co. and retired in 1985. At the time of his death, Mr. Mueller was restoring his residence, Willow Mill Farm, a three-story stone farmhouse on 7 acres in Hunt Valley that dates to 1875. An expert woodworker, he began the work in 1975.
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February 1, 2000
Frederick F. Mueller, 90, construction engineer Frederick F. Mueller, a retired construction engineer, died Jan. 25 of pulmonary edema at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 90. Mr. Mueller worked for 30 years as a construction engineer and yard supervisor for Whiting-Turner Construction Co. and retired in 1985. At the time of his death, Mr. Mueller was restoring his residence, Willow Mill Farm, a three-story stone farmhouse on 7 acres in Hunt Valley that dates to 1875. An expert woodworker, he began the work in 1975.
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By Todd Richissin and Todd Richissin,SUN STAFF | December 1, 1998
Edwin Thaddeus Morris could explain the peculiarities of building dams and bridges throughout the continent of Africa. He could hunt his food and transform it into a four-star dinner. Want to know anything about the Congo River? Consult the maps Mr. Morris corrected.Mr. Morris, a resident of Ruxton, did not limit his interests. They were varied and took him all over the globe. From the time he was a young man until well after his retirement, he had great success in almost everything he tried.
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By MARY CAROLE MCCAULEY and MARY CAROLE MCCAULEY,SUN REPORTER | July 20, 2006
Construction engineer Joe Wall is a vision in saw blades. Wall, 38, of Laurel, designed his own brassiere - or "manssiere" after the term popularized by Seinfeld - from two 7.5-inch round blades, which he displays proudly over his overalls. The blades are adorned with battery-powered red and blue jewelry. The pieces are shaped like stars and, when they light up, the overall effect is one of tasteful patriotism. "I haven't got this thing motorized yet," Wall says, "but I'm working on it. I thought it would look cool if they rotated.
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December 20, 2001
Kenneth Lee Whittington, 67, construction sales engineer Kenneth Lee Whittington, a retired construction sales engineer, died of cancer Saturday at his Towson home. He was 67. Mr. Whittington retired in 1996 from his job as a construction sales engineer with General Electric Co. He joined the company in 1956 as a power engineer in the switch gear department in Southwest Philadelphia and moved to Baltimore in 1959. Born in Crisfield, where he attended public schools, Mr. Whittington graduated from the University of Delaware in 1956 with a degree in electrical engineering.
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By Laura King and Laura King,LOS ANGELES TIMES | January 13, 2005
JERUSALEM - In a challenge to Mahmoud Abbas, president-elect of the Palestinian Authority, Islamic militants yesterday killed a Jewish settler and wounded three Israeli soldiers with homemade explosives laid on a settlement boundary road in the Gaza Strip. Israel officials, however, said the attack would not affect plans for Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to meet soon with Abbas. A date for their talks has not been set. The explosion took place midmorning on the edge of the settlement of Morag in southern Gaza.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | November 5, 2012
Winifred W. "Winnie" Morris, a homemaker, gardener and golfer, died Oct. 28 of renal failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The longtime Ruxton resident was 98. The daughter of a lawyer and a homemaker, Winifred Walsh was born in New York City and raised in New Rochelle, N.Y. Her maternal grandparents owned Desnoes & Geddes Ltd., makers of Jamaica's Red Stripe Beer. After graduating in 1932 from the Ursuline School in New Rochelle, she earned a bachelor's degree in 1936 from the College of New Rochelle.
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By Todd Richissin and Todd Richissin,SUN STAFF | December 1, 1998
Edwin Thaddeus Morris could explain the peculiarities of building dams and bridges throughout the continent of Africa. He could hunt his food and transform it into a four-star dinner. Want to know anything about the Congo River? Consult the maps Mr. Morris corrected.Mr. Morris, a resident of Ruxton, did not limit his interests. They were varied and took him all over the globe. From the time he was a young man until well after his retirement, he had great success in almost everything he tried.
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