Donald Lee Frantz

first_imgDonald Lee Frantz, 48, passed away Monday, July 22, 2019 at his home in Aurora, Indiana. He was born June 30, 1971 in Lombard, IL. He attended Anderson University, where he enjoyed working on the radio station. Donald settled in his hometown of Aurora and was owner of a taxi business and other business ventures. A self-proclaimed Foodie, he could tell you the items in any dish you served and where perhaps you cheated on a certain ingredient. Some of his happiest times were preparing and participating in the annual gumbo festival, helping others (especially in the nursing home where his mother worked when he assumed the annual role of Santa) and enjoying all his nephews.Surviving are his father John (Kim) Frantz of Burlington, KY; sister Kristan (Matt) Donk and nephew Alex Juliano of Fort Wayne, IN; step-sister Sarah (Nick) Rollins and nephew Jack of Savage, MN; step-sister Beth (Gerald) South and nephew Oliver of Richmond, IN; step-brother Chris Brockman of Burlington, KY; Barbara Ulrey and Ulrey clan, uncle David Scharf of Aurora, IN; aunt Mary (Dennis) Anderson of Warsaw IN; dear friends Robin Ashcraft and family, Glenda, Raymond Hill and family; numerous cousins; and awesome friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Susan Jane Frantz and grandparents, Margaret Halliday Scharf, Robert William Scharf, Vivian Louise Frantz and Darrel Max Frantz.Friends will be received Sunday, August 4, 2019, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm at the Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, 219 Mechanic Street, Aurora, Indiana.Services will be held at the Funeral Home at 4:00 pm.In lieu of flowers, friends are encouraged to splurge on their favorite snack (including of course a favorite recipe preferably with a Cajun kick) and make a donation to Aurora EMS in Donald’s memory.visit:www.rullmans.comlast_img read more

UIW’s Sebastian Mortier Earns Men’s Tennis Weekly Honor

first_imgFRISCO, Texas – UIW’s Sebastian Mortier is the Southland Conference Player of the Week, the league announced Tuesday. Southland Conference Players of the Week are presented by This is the Cardinals’ third consecutive weekly award. Gabriel Evans was named the Player of the Week on April 3 and Paco Bendana claimed the honor last week. Mortier and doubles partner Gabriel Evans clinched the doubles point in both of UIW’s victories this past week, winning 6-4 against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and Abilene Christian. In both of his singles matches, Mortier gave the Cardinals a 3-0 lead en route to UIW winning its first conference title. The junior from Hanau, Germany, defeated the Islanders’ Thomas Rodrigues 7-5, 6-2 at the No. 3 flight and Abilene Christian’s Niko Moceanu 7-6, 6-2 at the same slot.   Mortier helped UIW (11-9, 5-0 SLC) earn its first Southland regular season championship and the No. 1 seed at the 2018 Southland Conference Tournament behind two victories over then-unbeaten conference opponents, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (18-8, 3-1 SLC) and Abilene Christian (14-10, 3-2 SLC). Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on at least 25 percent of ballots. Honorable Mention: Francois Kellerman, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. Men’s Tennis Player of the Week – Sebastian Mortier, UIW – Jr. – Hanau, Germanylast_img read more