Archive - Sep 2010
June 8, 1929 â€“ Sept. 19, 2010
PLYMOUTH â€” Richard K. â€śDickâ€ť Reese, 81, a resident of 10B Road for the past 56 years, died at his home Sunday evening following an illness.Â Dick has been a lifetime Marshall County resident.
He was born in Bremen, June 8, 1929 the son of David and Violet (Hepler) Reese.Â
Dick attended LaPaz High School and like many young men he enlisted in the armed forces with the desire to serve his Country.Â From January of 1947 until June of 1948 he served as a Tech 5 in the U.S. Army.
May 30, 1922 â€” Sept. 20, 2010
CULVER â€” Marcella P. White, 88, of Culver, passed away at 12:25 a.m. Sept. 20, 2010 at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor in Culver.
Marcella was born May 30, 1922 at home in rural Starke County.Â She was one of six children born to Oscar and Nellie (Duddelson) Zechiel.Â After graduating from Culver Comm. High School she fell in love and married Jesse White Nov. 14, 1942.Â Together they raised three sons.
March 19, 1942 â€”Â Sept. 15, 2010
WARSAW â€” Heading into the Warsaw Girls Golf Sectional, the Lady Pilgrims knew all they needed to do was hit their averages to make the cut out.
They werenâ€™t quite up to that task, but Plymouth still survived to play another day, beating out Culver Girls Academy for third place behind winner Wawasee and host Warsaw at Stonehenge golf Club.
Plymouth High School senior Meagan Barron was honored Friday night as Plymouthâ€™s 2010 Homecoming Queen. Also pictured is Sean Smith, Barronâ€™s escort. Crowning Barron was last yearâ€™s queen, Carly Plumlee.
PLYMOUTH â€” The distribution of 580 MacBook computers at Lincoln Junior High in Plymouth last week was undoubtedly a joyous occasion for Principal Dan Funston. Funston had spent countless hours writing a grant application that netted a payoff of $50,000 to be used towards the lease of the computers that were put directly into the hands of every student in the school.
The grant was entitled â€śClassroom Innovations in Math;â€ť however, the laptops are also being used for social studies.
PLYMOUTH â€” For band members around Northern Indiana its Plymouth High Schoolâ€™s Pride of Plymouth Marching Band Harvest Festival time and some parents and boosters are hoping to give the program a financial boost.
Jeff and Lenore Jones of Anco Office Products in Plymouth are teaming up with the band to publish a program for the event and they are looking for businesses and individuals who support the program to show their backing by purchasing an ad for their business, or for their favorite band member.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Ply-mouth School Board adopted the 2011 budget, the capital projects plan and the bus replacement plan during its meeting this week.
The board held a workshop Aug. 19 on the matter and then advertised the budget and plans both Aug. 20 and Aug. 27. A public hearing was held at the last school board meeting Sept. 2.
The budget was set at $33,370,294. Assistant Sup-erintendent Rodger Smith said, â€śThis goes to the Department of Govern-ment Financing and we anticipate cuts.â€ť
The capital projects plan was submitted for $4,391,410.
Sept. 17, 2010
ATWOOD â€”Â Warren G. Faulkner, 89, of Atwood, died at 4 a.m. Friday, Sept. 17, 2010 at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor Nursing Home, Plymouth, after an illness.
Nov. 7, 1924 â€” Sept. 17, 2010
CULVER â€” Charles F. "Trip" "Junior" Triplet Jr., 85, of Culver, passed away at 4:45 a.m. Sept. 17, 2010 at the Miller's Merry Manor in Culver.
Trip was born Nov. 7, 1924 at Burr Oak, Ind., one of four children born to Charles and Fern (Marsh) Triplet Sr.Â
After graduating from Culver High School in 1942, Trip worked atÂ Studebaker in South Bend along with his father.Â After 12 years, he started farming and working for the Farm Bureau Co-Op at Inwood as an agronomist.