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Appel memorable figure in community

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WORTHINGTON -- Orville Appel built countless homes in Worthington, but most area residents will probably remember him best for his larger-than-life personality and the water ski shows he engineered several decades ago.


Appel, 77, died Sunday at Sunset Cottage hospice facility in Worthington after a battle with cancer.

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Beth Rickers
Beth Rickers is the veteran in the newspaper staff with 25 years as the Daily Globe's Features Editor. Interests include cooking, traveling and beer tasting and making with her home-brewing husband, Bryan. She writes an Area Voices blog called Lagniappe, which is a Creole term that means "a little something extra." It can be found at  
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