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Death Notices 12-07-10: Patsy J. Singleton, Roger Allen Nifong, Burnette ‘Bunny’ C. Fish

December 7, 2010

Patsy J. Singleton 
Dec. 4, 2010
KNOX — Patsy J. Singleton, 70, died Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010 in St. Mary's Medical Center, Hobart. 
She is survived by her sons, Bobby Singleton, of Florida, and Bill (Tina) Singleton, Jeff (Sandy) Singleton and Sam (Crystal) Singleton, all of Knox; daughters, Janet (Terry) McIntire and Patty (Tony) Rose, all of Knox; 16 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Vera (Ray) Singleton of Grovertown and Jean (Dave) Thompson of Knox. 

Mary Powers

December 7, 2010

March 31, 1912 – Dec. 2, 2010
CULVER — Mary Powers, 98, of Culver, passed away at 7:50 a.m. Dec. 2, 2010 in Miller’s Merry Manor, Culver.
Mary was born March 31, 1912 in Brook, Ind. She was one of seven children born to Cortland V. and Ruby T. (Bruce) McKee.  After graduating high school, Mary fell in love and married Ted Powers. During their 33 years of marriage, Mary and Ted were blessed with four children. Together they owned and operated Culver Produce.

Mildred C. Prange

December 7, 2010

Dec. 15, 1917 — Dec. 2, 2010
STEELEVILLE, Ill. — Mildred C. Prange, 92, of Steeleville, passed away at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010, at St. Ann's Healthcare Center in Chester, Ill.
She was born Dec. 15, 1917 in Sparta, Ill. the daughter of Herman Junge and Louise (Buescher) Junge.
Mildred married Arthur V. Hagen Feb. 7, 1937; he passed away May 16, 1973. Mildred later married Elmer Prange Feb. 13, 1982 and he passed away Dec. 14, 2005.

Sister Loretta Volk PHJC

December 7, 2010

Dec. 31, 1922 — Dec. 4, 2010
DONALDSON — Sister Loretta Volk, 88, died of natural causes in the Catherine Kasper Life Center at 8:05 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010.
Sister Loretta was born in Wendelin, Ill., Dec. 31, 1922. She was the daughter of Anton C. and Catherine Kuenstlor Volk.
Sept. 8, 1944, she entered the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ Convent and professed her vows June 25, 1947. Prior to entering the convent, she stayed home to help her mother with the six children in her family.

County projects keep going

December 7, 2010

PLYMOUTH — Some Marshall County projects are getting ready to begin. Others have completed in an efficient manner.
Brent Martin came before the Marshall County Commissioners with a final change order on the new Marshall County Historical Society Museum. Some parts of the project came in at a considerable savings while others were added to the final product.
All told, the final price tag on the museum is $360,684 with the original cost of $354,623. The final change order put the project over budget by only $6,061. The Historical Society will reimburse the county for that amount.

Hite seeks Boots for the Bus Stop

December 7, 2010

PLYMOUTH — Eight years ago, Plymouth Police Department Cpl. Bridget (Strong) Hite set out to do two things.
The first was to gather needed items for the children in the community who lacked the necessary winter protection and second, to show the community that the police are there to serve wherever they can.
As she drove around town on patrol, Hite noticed day after day that kids were walking and standing in snow covered sidewalks with nothing but wet shoes on.

County buildings will undergo energy audit

December 7, 2010

PLYMOUTH — The county will take a look at government buildings and energy use in the coming months.
Mark Heirbrandt, of Ameresco came before the Marshall County Commissioners to discuss an energy audit for the county's buildings.
Commissioners Jack Roose and Kevin Overmyer had met with Heirbrandt at a recent conference and discussed the possibility of Ameresco performing the audit on county properties.
Ameresco will take two years of county utility bills for each building to examine trends.

Plymouth's Eads named Colts Academic All Star

December 7, 2010

PLYMOUTH — Dedication is a common theme to excellence at anything.
Plymouth Rockie Calvin Eads is proof of that belief as the senior linebacker has been honored by the Indiana Football Coaches Association and the Indianapolis Colts as an Indiana Academic All Star Team member. Calvin is a first team defensive member and joins an elite group of 24 players around the state so honored. He is one of only three Class 4A athletes to be selected and he and his peers will will be honored in Indianapolis on December 19 at halftime of the Colts’ home game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. 

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