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September 15th

Death Notice: Sharon M. Senne Edwards

September 15, 2010

Sept. 13, 2010
PLYMOUTH — Sharon M. Senne Edwards, 73, of Plymouth, died Monday, Sept. 13, 2010.
She is survived by daughters: Diane (Arnold) Siegert of Battle Creek, Mich., Doris (Donald) Newcomb of Dyersburg, Debra (Roger Sr.) Petimone of Scottsdale, Ariz.; son, Dean (Sharon) Senne of Bartlett, Ill.; stepson, Mark Edwards of Addison, Ill.; stepdaughter, Jennifer Edwards of DeKalb. Ill.; 15 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Darlene Baker of Reedsville, N.C.; an aunt, Loretta Dolski of Omro, Wis.; and several nieces and nephews.

Death Notice: Emily Rose Clarkson

September 15, 2010

Sept. 10, 2010
ROCHESTER — Newborn Emily Rose Clarkson died at 8:22 p.m. Sept. 10, 2010 at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester.
She is survived by her parents, Jeremy James and Rosetta Faye Johnson Clarkson; a brother, Jeremy James "J.J." Clarkson Jr.; and a sister, Sapphire Renee Nichols.
Private family services were held.
Burial took place at Rochester IOOF Cemetery.
Good Family Funeral Home, Rochester, assisted the family with arrangements.

Robert G. Collins

September 15, 2010

Sept. 4, 1928 — Sept. 14, 2010
KEWANNA — Robert G. Collins, 82, 4995 W. 725 South, Kewanna, Ind., passed away at 6:50 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010 at Hickory Creek of Rochester.
He was born Sept. 4, 1928 in Monticello, the son of Jesse and Hazel (Moore) Collins. He was a 1947 graduate of Metea High School.
Sept. 18, 1949 in Jeffersonville, he married Mary Mullins and she survives.
Mr. Collins had worked as a self-employed repairman and had been a member of the Indiana National Guard. He enjoyed going to auctions, spending time his family and making homemade ice cream.

Louise Holm

September 15, 2010

Nov. 18, 1928 — Sept. 12, 2010
PLYMOUTH — Louise E. Holm, 81, 14315 Lawrence Lake Drive, Plymouth, passed away at 4:45 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010, at her home.
Louise was born Nov. 18, 1928, in Chicago, Ill., to Julius and Anna (Lennick) Schiefelbein. Louise had been a faithful member of the Calvary Lutheran Church, in Plymouth, since 1945. Jack Holm and Louise Schiefelbein were married in the Calvary Lutheran Church June 29, 1947; together they enjoyed 63 wonderful years of marriage life.

Death Notice: John A. Sheetz

September 15, 2010

Sept. 10, 2010
ROCHESTER — John A. Sheetz, 81, of Rochester, died Friday, Sept. 10, 2010 at his residence.
He is survived by his wife Joanna; daughter, Susan (David) Jennys of Francesville; two grandchildren; a sister, Charlene (Warren) Cole of Round Rock, Texas; and a brother, Steve (Gladys) Sheetz of Galveston, Ind.
Private family services will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans.
Good Family Funeral Home, Rochester, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Death Notice: Ann Richardson

September 15, 2010

Sept. 13, 2010
ROCHESTER — Ann Richardson, 93, of Rochester, died at 2 a.m. Monday, Sept. 13, 2010 at Gardens of Lake City, Warsaw.   
She is survived by a daughter, Shirley Stayer of  Warsaw; two granddaughters; four great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.              
Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15 and one hour prior to services Thursday at the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester. 
Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 16 at the funeral home.

Kids like the 'boom'

September 15, 2010

Wayne Flora, 5, of Walkerton, asked to pose with 7th Indiana Light Artillery Civil War demonstrators at Centennial Park Tuesday. With Flora, from left, are: Dennis Mishler, Mel Kemp and Ted Kuhn.

In the "photo" attachment below is Cody Bernero, 10, who takes a turn at pulling a rope igniting the cannon. Also pictured is Kuhn.

No bids for airport project

September 15, 2010

PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth Aviation Board was prepared to open bids Tuesday night for a crack seal repair project for the Plymouth Airport. The only glitch, however, was that there were no bids for the project.
Chris Snyder of Woolpert, Inc., consultants for the board, said, “I reached out to all potential bidders.” He called the lack of bids “unprecedented.”
Referring to the changes in temperature as fall approaches, Snyder said, “We are running up a very delicate window.”
Board President Tom Flynn agreed: “We really have to do it before winter.”

Young Eagle Scout getting early start

September 15, 2010

PLYMOUTH — One local Boy Scout fully represents the term go-getter.
The highest honor for a Scout is to be named an Eagle Scout. It is an honor that remains on resumes throughout careers. The project for the honor of Eagle Scout must be completed by the time the Scout is 18 years old. Tylor Borggren asked himself, “Why wait?”
The 14-year-old will complete his project later this month and it will be dedicated on Sept. 17 at 4 p.m. at the Chief Menominee Statue site.

Health officials report danger of West Nile Virus

September 15, 2010

PLYMOUTH — Marshall County Health Officials announced that mosquitoes captured in Marshall County have tested positive for West Nile Virus.  West Nile virus has been detected in mosquitoes in 32 counties across the state. 
"As people are out enjoying the warm weather, I want them to be aware of this risk for infection with West Nile virus from mosquitoes, and I strongly recommend they take the simple precautions necessary to protect themselves,” said Dr. Byron Holm, Marshall County Health Officer.

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