Harold D. Flodder, age 84 of Batesville, died Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 at his residence. Born March 18, 1932 in Batesville, he is the son of Vera (Nee: Schein) and Leo Flodder Sr. He married Viola Wishmeyer November 12, 1955 at Holy Family Church in Oldenburg.He was a maintenance supervisor for BCA/Federal Mogul, retiring in 1997 after 34 years. Harold served in the army during the Korean War, earning two Bronze Stars. He was a lifetime member of the Batesville V.F.W. Post #3183 and a former Eagle Scout. His son and two grandsons also became Eagle Scouts.He is survived by his wife Viola; daughter and son-in-law Ann and Steve Carlson of Ellijay, Georgia; son and daughter-in-law Bill and Beth Flodder of Mason, Ohio; sister Jean Struewing of Batesville; grandsons Brett (Kelley) Flodder, Ben Flodder and great granddaughters Harper and Eleanor Flodder. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by sisters Eileen Steinkamp, Mary Hoff and brothers Leo Jr., Clyde, Virgil and Robert Flodder.Visitation is Friday, July 29th, from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home. Funeral services are 10 a.m. Saturday, July 30th at St. Louis Church. Burial will be in St. John’s Huntersville Cemetery with military graveside rites conducted by the Batesville V.F.W. Post #3183 and the Prell-Bland American Legion Post #271. The family requests memorials to the Batesville Boy Scouts Troop #634 or Premier Hospice.
STUART, Iowa – A $1,000 to win, Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifying event tops the program for Stuart Speedway’s inaugural Jake Durbin Memorial on Wednesday, May 15. The Modified feature pays a minimum of $100 to start while IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks race for $800 to win and Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods and Mach-1 Sport Compacts all race for a minimum of $400 to win. Increases to the purse will be posted on the track Facebook page. Pit gates open at 5 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 5:30 p.m. Racing follows 7 p.m. hot laps. IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional, E3 Spark Plugs State and track points will be awarded. All divisions are draw/redraw. Rain date is May 22.