Archive - Mar 17, 2011
PLYMOUTH â Ag Day is set for Thursday, March 31 at Centennial Park. Featured speakers and animals will include: Ducks, electric safety, swine, sheep, farm trivia, dairy, beef, conservation of natural resources, crops, farm safety, and pizza snack/nutrition. Help is needed during the day so volunteers would be appreciated to educate the more than 600 third graders and others learn about modern agriculture.
DONALDSON â Registrations are now being taken at the Lindenwood Retreat and Conference Center for the Men's Lenten Retreat titled, âSermon on the Mount â To Live Anew, To Live for Others.â
The Sermon on the Mount offers a vision of life that offers great hope and great challenges to popular culture. What are the gifts and challenges to my life and my family in this vision that calls me to live no longer for myself but to gradually live for others?
Indiana state heavyweight wrestling champion Jeremiah Harvey, a student at Culver Community High School, was honored twice recently in Culver thanks to the efforts of Culverâs VFW Post 6919.
TOP PHOTO: Bryce Lindvall (right) of the VFW, presents Harvey a congratulatory plaque from the Post as family members (from left) Trinity Robinson (his sister), Roberto Garcia (father), and Trenda Garcia (mother) look on.
In the BOTTOM PHOTO, Harvey (at school) received a congratulatory call from CCHS grad John Neidlinger, who called him from Iraq, where Neidliner is serving.
PLYMOUTH â Official word was received Wednesday that a Plymouth manufacturer has shut their doors. After nearly 42 years in business, Shamrock Homes is calling it quits.
The business was first opened by Pat and Kay Flynn in 1969 and then transferred to their children Dan, Tom, Mike and Pat in the 1980s. Both Tom and Dan were currently running the company. Pat kept his interest in the company, but left for another position in July, 2009. Mike passed away in March of last year.
PLYMOUTH â One of Plymouthâs finest was recognized for his service by the Plymouth Common Council Monday night â but it was a bittersweet moment for all.
âI suppose itâs nice to be recognized, but the outcome was certainly not what you would want,â said Plymouth Police Sergeant Gary Cleveland, who was honored by a commendation by Plymouth Chief of Police Jim Cox and by a proclamation by Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter.
Robert C. White, Sr.
Dec. 25, 1922 â March 13, 2011
PLYMOUTH â Robert C. White, Sr., 88, of MansfieldâStreet, Plymouth, passed away Sunday, March 13, 2011, at 12:32 p.m. at his home.â
He was born Dec. 25, 1922, in Plymouth, to Roscoe R. and Florence (Copp) White. March 6, 1947, Robert and Etta I. Williams were married.âEtta passed away Feb. 11, 1995.
Robert worked as an auto mechanic until his retirement. He belonged toâSAL (Sons of the American Legion) andâto the Plymouth VFW Auxiliary.â
Mary I. Miller
Jan. 1, 1916 â March 15, 2011
CHARLOTTE, N.C. â Mary I. Miller, 95, of Charlotte, N.C., passed away Tuesday, March 15, 2011 in the Harris Hospice Unit at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.
Born in Plymouth, Ind. Jan. 1, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Clyde H. and Jenny (French) Funk. She graduated from Plymouth High School with the class of 1934 and married Lloyd R. âDonâ Miller, also from Plymouth, Sept. 7, 1935.
Mary was an excellent student, played violin in the school orchestra and as a teenager, helped as waitress in her parentsâ restaurant.
Ray âAllenâ Flosenzier
May 5, 1961 â March 13, 2011
PLYMOUTH â Allen Flosenzier, 49, a lifetime Plymouth resident, passed away Sunday, March 13, 2011 at 8:34 a.m., in Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka, following an illness.
Allen was born May 5, 1961 to Jean and Guy Flosenzier. He attended Plymouth Schools.
Allen and Jamie Fletcher were married Oct. 1, 1983 at Knox.
Timothy Allen Brock
April 14, 1958 â March 13, 2011
CULVER â Timothy Allen Brock, 52, of Plymouth, died at 6:07 a.m. Sunday, March 13, 2011 at Hospice House, South Bend.
He was born to the late Janice (Howard) Collins and Eli Brock Jr. April 14, 1958 in South Bend. He was a bricklayer/carpenter.
Maurice A. Azbell
March 14, 2011
ROCHESTER â Maurice A. Azbell, 82, of Rochester, died Monday, March 14, 2011 at Woodlawn Hospital.ââ
He is survived by his wife Berdene; daughters, Trillia (Dennis) Gearhart andâMila Barts; sisters, Janet Ballinger of Rochester and Ruth Green of Rochester; brothers: Wendell Azbell of North Vernon, Merrill Azbell of North Manchester, and Darle Azbell of Peru; six grandchildren; and three great-grandsons.â