Archive - Feb 24, 2011
School delays and closings as of 8 a.m. Thursday:
Ancilla College â€”Â 2 hour delay
Argos Community Schools â€”Â 2 hour delay
Bremen Public Schools â€”Â Closed
Culver Community Schools â€”Â Closed
John Glenn School Corp â€”Â 2 hour delay
Oregon-Davis School Corp â€”Â 2 Hour Delay
Plymouth Community Schools -Â Closed
Triton School Corporation â€” Closed
Union-North United Schools â€”Â 2 hour delay
LAPAZ â€”Â Surrounded by family, friends, and colleagues Saturday in the small community room of the LaPaz-North Township Volunteer Fire Department building Elma Konya received a heroâ€™s applause when she rose to her feet and reflected on the guiding principle she has used to serve the North Township community over the last 40 years as trustee.
â€śI lived through the Depression. I knew what it was like to be hungry, to not have a roof over your head, to be without heat. You care for each other,â€ť she said.
Feb. 22, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” Dennis Burden, 92, of Plymouth, died Feb. 22, 2011 at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, Plymouth, of natural causes.
Arrangements are pending with Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
Mona Lou Snook
Feb. 22, 2011
ROCHESTER â€” Mona Lou Snook, 60, of Rochester, died at 6:47 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011 at Select Hospital, Fort Wayne.
Mary Metheny Shunk
May 30, 1909 â€”Â Feb. 20, 2011
DENTON, Texas â€”Â Mary Metheny Shunk enjoyed 101-plus years until passing Feb. 20, 2011 at Cottonwood Care Center in Denton, Texas.Â
She was born to Orville and Pearl Rush Metheny May 30, 1909 in Bourbon, Ind. and was married 45 years to George ShunkÂ from Mentone, Ind., until his death.
Theresa A. Lewis
Nov. 1, 1934 â€” Feb. 20, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” Theresa A. Lewis, 76, a longtime Plymouth resident, died Sunday afternoon, Feb. 20, 2011 in her home of natural causes.Â
Theresa has resided at Fairfield Garden Court since 2008 and formerly was a Charles Street resident.
Born Nov. 1, 1943 in South Bend, Ind.Theresa was the daughter of Gildo and Elizabeth (Ruggieri) Susanna.Â She was raised in South Bend and graduated from St. Joseph High School.
Wednesday, around 9:55 a.m., Ashley Zehner, 19, was traveling west on 9C Road near Tulip when she lost control on ice-covered road surface. Zehner spun off the road and traveled into the south embankment where she then struck a telephone junction box. Her vehicle came to rest facing east. Zehner said she was driving west when a mail delivery vehicle was on the side of road, and when she applied brakes to slow, her vehicle started to slide. Zehner was transported to St . Joseph Regional Medical Center for complaint of pain to the back and neck area.