Archive - Dec 2011
Dorothy Newberg Reaker
March 12, 1915-Dec. 23, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â At the age of 96, Dorothy Newberg Reaker, of Plymouth, went to be with her precious Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Dec. 23, 2011.
Dorothy was born to Prescott and Henrietta (Ramp) Piper March 12, 1915, in Wisconsin. She spent her childhood in the Chicago area, where she attended Lutheran schools. Her family relocated to Polk Township, where she attended Tyner School, graduating as class valedictorian.
Betty Lou Noel
Dec. 22, 2011
ROCHESTER â€”Â Betty Lou Noel, 72, of Rochester, died Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011, at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne.
Ronda J. Wagner
June 3, 1954-December 23, 2011
KNOX â€” Ronda J. Wagner, 57, of Knox passed away Friday, December 23, 2011 at St. Vincent's Hospital in Indianapolis.
Born on June 3, 1954 in Richmond, she was the daughter of Owen and Nellie (Chamberlain) Ramsey.Â On October 13, 1990 she married Rick Wagner, he survives.
She was a Haggerstown High School graduate and was a 1988 Ivy Tech college graduate.
Ronda was a certified QMA.Â She was a member of Kewanna Church of Christ and she enjoyed reading, cooking and most of all spending time with her family.
Winter is here, and the Pilot News Group is giving readers a chance to send in photos of their best snow creations. The feature is titled, "Me and My Snowman."
Readers are encouraged to be creative and use props, outfits, etc. to make their snow people truly unique.
PLYMOUTH â€” What do you get when you take a drummer named Adam Guy, add bassist Scott Hardy, throw in guitarist Jeff Shepherd and top it off with the powerful vocals of Chad Morlan?
You get The Charles Dalton Band, of course, and pure entertainment! Possibly, you were fortunate enough to catch this accomplished cover-band as it recently rocked Plymouthâ€™s Club Omega on Saturday, December 10. The seasoned members of The Charles Dalton Band began performing as a group live in Plymouth and surrounding areas in 2009, but this certainly was not the beginning of their musical careers.
Youth for Christ will be hosting free bowling from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at Quick's Lanes in Plymouth for any high school student in Marshall County.
PLYMOUTH â€” New Yearâ€™s resolutions â€” easily made, not so easily kept. Anyone whoâ€™s ever rung in the new year by promising to exercise regularly or finally get around to that diet will be interested in Fitness Forumâ€™s new program â€śSet, Believe, and Achieve.â€ť
At no added cost to members, Fitness Forum staff will consult with each individual and help them figure out how to realistically meet their goals.
â€śNew yearâ€™s resolutions sometimes fall by the wayside,â€ť said fitness manager Julie Rodriguez. â€śWe want to know what those goals are and set a timeframe to them.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Stone Creek Homes will be moving its corporate headquarters to Plymouth from Nebraska, according to David Ferguson, president and CEO.
Ferguson made the announcement at the Christmas party this month for all of employees and families from the Plymouth plant.
Ferguson said the quality and work ethic of the employees at the Plymouth location is prompting him to move the headquarters here.
Ferguson, who is originally from Plymouth, said, â€śThis is an opportunity to pay forward.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€” Executive director of Marshall County United Way Linda Yoder said Wednesday that the organization is at about 50 percent of this yearâ€™s campaign goal of $475,000.
â€śWe are still asking everyone we know to help support United Way and the agencies that are counting on us to provide support for their next year,â€ť said Yoder.
Once again, a steady stream of children filed past toy-covered tables during the Lakeville Lions-LaPaz Lions Toys for Tots distribution day Dec. 17 â€” but this year there was more room to maneuver thanks to the new location in the Newton Center.
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