Archive - 2010
Aug. 14, 1931 â Sept. 8, 2010
TIPPECANOE âÂ After a courageous eight-month battle with pancreatic cancer, Wayne Kelsey Bessinger passed away peacefully at his home in the loving care of his family Sept. 8, 2010.
Wayne Kelsey was born Aug. 14, 1931 in the family home to Rollie and Lydia (Eaglebarger) Bessinger. He was the youngest of seven children: the twins, Fawn and Lavon, Evelyn, Genevieve, Roy and Max. He attended Bourbon schools and graduated in 1949. He and his father Rollie farmed together and had a dairy herd.
Oct. 15, 1934 âÂ Sept. 7, 2010
KOONTZ LAKE â Donald âFuzzyâ Clark, 75, passed away Sept. 7, 2010 in his home.Â Fuzzy was born Oct.15, 1934 in Oregon Township, Ind. to Walter and Helen (Smith) Clark and lived in the area all of his life.Â
June 30, 1956 in Hamlet, Ind. he was married to Pauline Browning, who preceded him in death in 1998.Â He was also preceded in death by his parents; two daughters, Chris and Janet; and one brother, James Clark.Â
Members of the United Way 50th anniversary committee â meet for lunch and browse through an advance copy of the âUnited Way Newsâ â a special publication dedicated to the 50 years of United Way in Marshall County. The publication will be presented during the anniversary party Saturday night and also inserted in the Pilot News, Bremen Enquirer, Bourbon News-Mirror and The Culver Citizen next Thursday.
PLYMOUTH â A group of local men took a road trip recently. Literally.
By the time Greg Miller of Bremen, Chad Barden, Art Jacobs and Brad Serf of Plymouth were done they could nearly have biked, swam or run back home. The four didnât take a normal weekend getaway with the boys â they participated in the Lake Placid Iron Man competition â a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bike ride and finishing with a Marathon run of 26 miles.
INDIANAPOLIS â Plymouthâs Mayor Mark Senter took his fight against methamphetamine to the statehouse on Wednesday.
Senter â representing the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns â testified before the Indiana General Assemblyâs Criminal Law Study Committee in Indianapolis. Senter says that he simply told the committee his story.
BREMEN âÂ After several tough losses, Bremen girls soccer coach Erin Wellborn needed to shake things up.
She switched the Lady Lions' lineup in a match-up with sectional rival LaVille Thursday, and the strategy worked.
Bremen claimed a convincing 7-2 victory over the visiting Lady Lancers at home.
Glenn S. Lemler
Sept. 4, 2010
BRADENTON, Fla. â Glenn S. Lemler, 91, died Sept. 4, 2010.
Born in Bourbon, he graduated from Bourbon High School in Indiana. While in high school he was a three-year varsity basketball player. He attended Manchester College, graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Banking and completed O. C. S. with the Corps of Engineers at Fort Belvoir, Va. He moved to San Antonio in 1986 from Culver, Ind.
Anne I. McCollough
Sept. 19, 1918 â Sept. 7, 2010
LAPAZ â Anne Irene (Pertics) McCollough, died in the emergency room at South Bend Memorial Hospital due to an accidental fire at her residence on U.S. 31 North of LaPaz, at 4:50 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010.
Anne, 91, was born in Stillwell, Ind. Sept. 19, 1918.Â She was the daughter of Elias P. and Sophia F. (Paidle) Pertics.Â She graduated from LaPaz High School with the class of 1937. July 8, 1939, Anne and Clyde C. McCollough were married in LaPaz.
Married for almost 60 years, Clyde died Jan. 30, 1999.
Sept. 7, 2010
CULVER â Helen Koebke, 107, formerly of Culver, died Sept. 7, 2010 at Harbor Manor, Noblesville. Arrangements are pending with Odom Funeral Home, 104 Lakeshore Dr., Culver.
Lexie R. Shock
Sept. 6, 2010
PLYMOUTH â Lexie R. Shock, 1-year-old daughter of Mary Fullerton and Kyle Shock, Plymouth, died at 7:27 p.m. Monday, Sept. 6, 2010 at Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis.
PLYMOUTH â The Plymouth High School FFA is geared up and ready for a new year with a new officer team and a new advisor.
The 2010-11 FFA Officer team consists of: Tyler Vermillion, president; Dan-ny Stephenson, vice president; Trenton Pletcher, secretary; Karl Faulstich, treasurer; Hunter Sharp, sentinel; and Dani Let-singer, reporter.
Former advisor Larry McCollough retired last year after serving as agriculture teacher and FFA advisor for more than 25 years at Plymouth High School.
The new teacher following McColloughâs shoes is Kelli Hoffman of rural Whitley County.