Archive - Jun 22, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” City workers disrupted a service line Wednesday morning, causing a gas leak strong enough for the Plymouth Fire Department to ask area residents to evacuate their homes. A one to two block area from Hogarth St. to Ewing St. and Bayless St. to S. Michigan St. was sectioned off while NIPSCO attempted to secure the situation.
"Sometimes you hit unknown lines and this happens," said Plymouth fire chief Andy Metsker.
"We are taking precautionary steps now, basically making sure nothing happens."
Mary Beth Town
June 20, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Mary Beth Town, 75, died at 7:40 p.m. Monday, June 20, 2011 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth campus due to natural causes.
Surviving are many nieces, nephews, friends, and her extended family of caregivers.
Visitation is Saturday, June 25, 2011 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth. Services will follow in the funeral home at 11 a.m.
Interment will be at Highland Cemetery, South Bend.
Mildred M. Fetherolf
June 17, 1918-June 19, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Former Plymouth resident Mildred M. Dillon Fetherolf, 93, of Martinsville, passed away there Sunday, June 19, 2011.
She was born June 17, 1918 in Pittsboro to William C. and Julia E. (Shirley) Dillon. She graduated from Pittsboro High School in 1936 and Ball State Teachers College in 1942. She married David T. Fetherolf Jr. in 1943, he preceded her in death in 2003.
March 15, 1938-June 20, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Ramona J. Everly, 73, 822 Dickman St., Plymouth, passed away Monday, June 20, 2011, at 9:20 a.m., at her home.
Ramona was born March 15, 1938, in Hamlet to Ivan and Velda (Hendricks) Singleton. She started working at Roseâ€™s and then the Hi-De-Ho truck stops in Hamlet before she was married.
Carol J. Lemler
June 19, 2011
TIPPECANOE â€”Â Carol J. Lemler, 74, of rural Tippecanoe, died Sunday, June 19, 2011 at 7:20 a.m. in Life Care Center Rochester.
She is survived by her husband, Richard; children; Jill (Tom) Neyhart of Crawfordsville, and Mike (Kim) Lemler of Milford; five grandchildren; sister, Shirley (Lowell) Hisey of Rochester; and brother, Jim (Mary) Redman of Leesburg.
Visitation is Tuesday, June 21 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home, 115 S. Main St., Bourbon.
A funeral service will be Wednesday, June 22 at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home.
David F. Norris
July 7, 1919-June 19, 2011
ARGOS â€”Â David F. Norris, 91, of Argos passed away June 19, 2011.
David was born to Everett and Eva (Hinshaw) Norris in Culver July 7, 1919. He was married to Marjorie Miller in 1939. She preceded him in death in December 1984. He later married Lida Thompson and she survives.
David served in the US Navy. He was stationed in New Caledonia in the South Pacific Theater during World War II. He retired from the State Board of Accounts in 1984.
Clarence J. Olson
Aug. 12, 1921-June 19, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Clarence J. Olson, 89, an area resident for many years, passed away at 11:25 a.m. Sunday, June 19, 2011 in Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, Plymouth after an extended illness.
Clarence was born in Cleghorn, Iowa Aug. 12, 1921.
He served in the Merchant Marines during WWII.
Clarence first married Joella Farrar, who preceded him in death. He married Catherine L. Bradfield Nov. 15, 1975.
He was owner and founder of NO-SLO, Inc.
June 17, 2011
DONALDSON â€”Â Melitta Anna Chandonia-Scarberry, 70, died of natural causes at her residence, Union Road, Donaldson, at 9 a.m. Friday, June 17, 2011.
She is survived by daughter, Heidi (Mike) Reece of Culver; sons, Fredrich Chandonia of Donaldson, and David Scarberry of Plymouth; three stepchildren, Loretta (Art) Cook of Koontz Lake, Derrick (Brandi) Scarberry of Plymouth, and Jeffrey (Patty) Scarberry of South Bend; 30 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and sister, Hildegard (Mac) McDonald of Warland, Wyo.
Donald â€˜Caseyâ€™ T. Jones
March 8, 1928-June 17, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Donald â€˜Caseyâ€™ T. Jones, 83, of 10251 Nutmeg Road, Plymouth, passed away at 11:19 a.m., Friday, June 17, 2011, at Our Lady of Peace Hospital, in Mishawaka.Â
PLYMOUTH â€” For a third year a group of high school friends will make good on a promise.
Mark Lindsey and Tony Plothow made a promise to good friend Craig Woolfington as he struggled with cancer that his daughter Kate would not have to worry about her college education. The two joined forces with Ted Hayden and for the third straight year the trio will host the Craig Woolfington Memorial Golf Outing to make good on that promise.