Monday, March 26, 2012

Sugarcreek Resident Brian Beachy

On Dec. 16, Beachy was named a master contractor by the Conklin Company. This is the tenth year that Beachy has held the title. He is one of 79 contractors honored with the title for 2012.
The Conklin Company's master contractor program recognizes contractors who have built businesses on foundations of integrity and professionalism, with a commitment to quality and excellence in customer service, sales and Conklin Roofing Systems application. Master contractors receive a variety of benefits, including a trip to Palm Springs, Calif. Additionally, master contractors help to determine the direction of the company's Building Products division.
The Conklin Company is headquartered in Shakopee, Minn., and has been in business since 1977 manufacturing energy efficient fluid-applied and single-ply roof systems. Click to read the article in the Dover Post
For more information, contact Chandra Blackwell at 952-224-5122 or

Monroe Beachy Sugarcreek Ohio

Last week, the Sugarcreek investor and former Scene cover boy pleaded guilty in federal court.
A judge will sentence him at the end of the month. The bummer for Beachy’s victims — many of them fellow Amish — is that there doesn’t appear to be any money left over from the scam to make things right. Beachy wasn’t out stockpiling roadsters, weekending in Cabo San Lucas, or gifting the lasses of Holmes County with botox injections. The money is apparently down the toilet. Regardless, Tobin says, the government will seek a judgment against the investor — just in case his jailhouse bingo career skyrockets. Click to read the article posted by Kyle Swenson on Friday March 23, 2012. Cleveland Scene Weekly.

Louis Milton Peachey Age 95 Obit.

Louis Milton Peachey Of Sonoma passed away on March 20th at age 95. A native of Hutchinson Kansas he was born August 16, 1916 to Vernon and Susie Peachey. Louis attended Hutchinson High School and Hutchinson Jr. College where his claim to fame was to play 2nd violinist in the 1935 production of Faust. During WW II he served in the Merchant Marine and afterwards continued his career in the shipping business with American President Lines. His life long passion was home improvement as he added the Peachey flair to each of his residences. He was preceded in death by is wife of 31 years Theresa Caldera with whom he raised three children. After Theresa's passing in 1980 Louis relocated to Sonoma and in 2009 he married his constant companion Frieda Shepard. He is survived by his wife Frieda, son Gary (Desiree), daughters Beverly Pasco (Michael) and Roberta Stone (Tom), seven Grandchildren and eight Great-Grandchildren. Louis has joined his oldest daughter Sharon Lee Towne, his beloved former wife and parents. Ever faithful and respectful in the observance of the Golden Rule, a wonderful husband, Father, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather, he will live forever in our hearts. Friends are invited to celebrate Louis's life on March 31st at 1:00PM, Creekside Village Club House, 159 Avenida Barbera, Sonoma CA 95476. Click for article that appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle.