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Death notices 10-2-12

October 2, 2012

Ann C. Laramore Johns
Sept. 28, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS — Ann C. Laramore Johns, 53, a former Plymouth resident, died at 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, at her home in Indianapolis.
She is survived by her husband, Randy of Indianapolis; her mother, Betty Lou Laramore of Plymouth; a brother, Jon (Janet McCabe) Laramore of Indianapolis; her father and mother-in-law: Jerry W. and Betty J. Johns of Indianapolis; and two brothers-in-law: Brad (Karen) Johns and Stacey Johns, both of Indianapolis. 

Charlene (Howard) Thompson

October 2, 2012

Charlene (Howard) Thompson
May 21, 1949-Sept. 28, 2012
ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Former Knox resident, Charlene Thompson, 63, of Asheville, N.C., passed away Sept. 28, 2012, with her family by her side.
Charlene was born May 21, 1949, the daughter of the late Lart Howard and Wilma (Upsall) Howard. 
She is a 1967 graduate of Knox Community High School.

Loraine E. Wojcik

October 2, 2012

Loraine E. Wojcik
Sept. 28, 1928 - Oct. 1, 2012
DONALDSON — Loraine E. Wojcik, 84, a resident of Donaldson for the past 30 years, passed away Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 at 6:30 a.m. in Kindred Hospital, Mishawaka, following an illness.
Loraine was an only child, born in Chicago Sept. 28, 1928, the daughter of Edward and Lottie (Wierzchowska) Myszka. She attended Chicago schools.

Brian James Gilbert

October 2, 2012

Brian James Gilbert
Sept. 22, 2012
GLASGOW, Ky. — Brian James Gilbert, 42, passed away at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 22 after a brief illness.
A long time resident of Plymouth, Brian had moved to Glasgow, Ky., to pursue his career as a jazz and big band trombonist.
Well known in music circles for his extremely high range and bold sound, Brian played in the Marshall County Church Orchestra and the Barren County Community Band (Ky.), as well as in numerous other ensembles.

Dr. Walter R. Burns

October 2, 2012

Dr. Walter R. Burns
Sept. 16, 1929-Sept. 30, 2012
WARSAW — Dr. Walter R. Burns, 83, of Warsaw, formerly of Plymouth, passed away Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012 at 7:56 a.m. at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
He was born Sept. 16, 1929 in Indianapolis, the son of Arthur Burns and Naomi (Andrews) Burns.
He was an honorably discharged veteran of the United States Navy and served during the Korean War.
He married Betty L. Coddington, Jan. 24, 1953 in Indianapolis.
He owned and operated his dental office on Water Street in Plymouth for 40 years retiring in 1999.

3-year-old dies after Sunday accident

October 2, 2012

A 3-year-old has died after an accident Sunday where a headboard fell on him and another child.
The Marshall County Dispatch Center received a 911 call of a heavy headboard that fell on two children, ages 3 and 5, in the 12000 block 4A Road around 1:32 p.m. Sunday.
The caller advised that the 3-year-old was having difficulty breathing. Marshall County Deputies, Lapaz Fire and EMS, Plymouth Paramedics and Memorial Medflight responded to the scene.

Widespread power outage unexplained

October 2, 2012

PLYMOUTH — A power outage that affected more than 7,500 NIPSCO customers in Plymouth alone has no explanation as of yet.
According to a representative from NIPSCO, the power went out in Plymouth around 3:15 and was out for most people for about 15 minutes.
There were reports of residents with REMC also reporting power outages throughout Marshall County from Culver to Bremen.
There were even reports of power outages in Starke County.
NIPSCO said it is currently investigating what caused the power outage.

To camp or not to camp? Commissioners are asked the question

October 2, 2012

PLYMOUTH - Who owns the property under the bridges around the county became a question for the Marshall County Commissioners Monday morning.
John Childs came before the Commissioners to pose the question in response to activity on his property. Childs has an organic farm and owns the property around 14B and 14th Road in Marshall County which includes a bridge on the Yellow River. He told the Commissioners that he has no problem with people fishing on the property but has not allowed people to camp there, his objection being trash and campers using the area as a toilet.

Rockies top Panthers in PK thriller

October 2, 2012

PLYMOUTH — For anyone who doesn’t think the postseason represents a clean slate, take the example of Plymouth versus NorthWood.
Coming off a lopsided 4-1 loss to the Panthers just last Tuesday, it would have been easy for the Rockies to sink to the level of a similar expectation in Monday’s sectional opener at Kindt Field. Instead, Alex Orellana’s penalty kick sealed Plymouth a 4-2 PK shootout edge, and the Rockies mauled him in a raucous celebration as they claimed a 2-1 win victory over their guests in a Class 2A Sectional 7 thriller.

Lady Dragons open sectional play with rout of Kouts

October 2, 2012

DeMOTTE — The Argos girls’ soccer team got off to a strong sectional start Monday as the defending-champion Lady Dragons claimed a 7-0 rout over Kouts at the Class A Covenant Christian Sectional.

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