Archive - May 12, 2011
BREMEN â A married couple from South Bend died as a result of an accident they were involved in Thursday morning at the intersection of U.S. 6 and Miami Road.
Charles Avery, 80, was killed instantly after driving southbound on Miami Road after he pulled into the path of a semi truck westbound on U.S. 6.
Donald L. âSwovyâ Swoverland
July 14, 1939 â May 10, 2011
WARSAW â Donald L. âSwovyâ Swoverland, age 71, of Warsaw, Ind. passed away May 10, 2011 at 5:35 p.m. in Mason Healthcare & Rehabilition, Warsaw.
He was born July 14, 1939 in Argos, Ind. to Lee and Lois (Seitz) Swoverland.
He married Lois (Barnett) Stull Feb. 29, 1972 in Warsaw. He was a 43-year resident of Warsaw.
Donald worked for RR Donnell & Sons as a machine operator for 38 years, retiring in 1999.
He was a member of the American Legion Post #49, Warsaw and a U.S. Army veteran serving from 1957 to 1959.
Richard âDeanâ Middaugh
May 9, 2011
NAPPANEE â Richard âDeanâ Middaugh, 79, of Nappanee, died at 7:21 p.m., Monday, May 9, 2011 at IU Goshen Health.Â
He is survived by his wife Shirley; daughters: Kim (Dave) Jensen and Michelle (Jeff) Killian, both of Nappanee and Dawn (Mike) Peterson, Bristol;Â five grandchildren; and a sister, Margie Galley, South Bend.
Visitation will take place fro 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 14 at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder FuneralÂ Home, Nappanee.
Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
BREMEN â A bright sun and humid temperature created a positive mood for an otherwise somber event Wednesday morning. Indiana State troopers and their friends and family gathered to honor and remember officers who have died in the line of service. Lieutenant James E. Strong and Captain Andy Coffee worked together to read off the list of the 45 fallen officers, beginning with those who died in the 1930s and ending with the most recent loss in 2008.
PLYMOUTH âÂ Plymouth assistant track and field coach Ron Lee remembers the first time his son Derrick ever attempted the pole vault.