Archive - Nov 16, 2012
Harold D. Gardner
Dec. 26, 1919-Nov. 13, 2012
ROCHESTER â€”Â Harold D. Gardner, 92, of Rochester, formerly of Argos, died Nov. 13, 2012 at 9:35 p.m. at Life Care Center of Rochester. He had been in declining health for a couple of years.
He was born Dec. 26, 1919 in Tyner to Ben and Blanche (Sponseller) Gardner. He lived in the Argos community all of his adult life.
He first married Caroline Sinclair who preceded in 1958; he then married Velma Smith Dec. 23, 1960 in Akron.
He was a farmer and worked at Studebaker as a pressman.
Aleta M. Montague
Sept. 27, 1946-Nov. 13, 2012
WINONA LAKE â€” Aleta M. Montague, 66, a Warsaw-Winona Lake resident most of her life, died in Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at 10:57 a.m., following a brief illness.
Born in Detroit, Mich. Sept. 27, 1946, Aleta was the daughter of Winston G. and Anna Marie King Montague.
She was a 1964 graduate of Triton High School, Bourbon.
Aleta had worked at R.R. Donnelley in Warsaw as a machine operator, retiring in 2011.
Ruth A. Roose
Nov. 15, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€” Ruth A. Roose, 101, of Plymouth died Nov. 15, 2012 at 4:08 a.m. at Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home.
Visitation will be Monday, Nov. 19, 2012 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Van Gilder Funeral Home, Plymouth, where funeral services will immediately follow at 3 p.m.
Burial will be at New Oak Hill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Van Gilder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Dale K. Petersen
Nov. 15, 2012
ROCHESTER â€”Â Dale K. Petersen, 89, of Rochester died Nov. 15 at Memorial Hospital, South Bend.
Mary Ann (Underwood) Summy
Jan. 5, 1926-Nov. 13, 2012
NAPLES, Fla. â€”Â Mary Ann (Underwood) Summy, born Jan. 5, 1926 in Plymouth, died, Nov. 13, 2012.
She was married to her loving husband, Russell D. (Ward) Summy in 1945. He preceded her in death in 1986. She is survived by son, Gary (Laurie) Summy and daughter, Susan (Jim) Mishler. Four grandchildren were the love and joy of her life; Kathryn Mishler and Emily (Mishler) Rupchock, and Kyle and Gregory Summy.
March 10, 1926-Nov. 15, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Joan A. Ellinger, 86, of Plymouth, passed away at 5:05 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, in Plymouth.
Jan. 26, 1917-Nov. 13, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Annabel Long, 95, a lifelong Marshall County resident, formerly of Plymouth, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 in the Lakeland Regional Medical Center from complications due to a fall. Annabel, who had resided at the Lake of the Woods for more than 30 years moved to Lakeland to live with her daughter Joan in June of 2011.
Barbara J. Gast
March 10, 1928-Nov. 14, 2012
KEWANNA â€”Â Barbara J. Gast, 84, of Kewanna, passed away at 8:06 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 at Life Care Center of Rochester.
Born March 10, 1928 in Peru, she was the daughter of the late Arvin and Hazel (Greer) Carr. July 8, 1970, she married Jon S. Gast, he survives.
She was a 1946 Kewanna High School graduate.
Barb formerly worked at Switches in Leiters Ford and also Hart- Schaffner Marx in Rochester. She also provided child care for many children over the years.
She was a member of Kewanna United Methodist Church.
By Rusty Nixon
WALKERTON - You could call it a spelling hegemony. You can also bet thereâ€™s a group at John Glenn High School that could tell you how to spell it.
Paul Hernandezâ€™s Glenn spell bowl team won itsâ€™ 17th Spell Bowl State Championship in the past 26 years and fifth straight state title. Glenn won many of those championships in Division III but has competed in and won the stateâ€™s Division II title the past four years. The team has made the state final round for 27 consecutive years more than any other team in the state.
By Lydia Beers
MARSHALL CO. â€” Jordan Rans, 27, of Plymouth is returning to familiar grounds as he steps into the position of Marshall County Deputy Sheriff.
He got his start in law enforcement at the Marshall County Sheriffâ€™s Department, working there from 2007 to 2011, when he joined the Plymouth Police Department as a patrolman.
BOURBON â€” The Plymouth Lady Pilgrims and the Class A No. 6 Triton Lady Trojans played a game of runs Thursday night at the Trojan Trench.
The visitors used one final one to outlast the hosts in overtime, 39-36.
Triton opened the game up with a fast-paced offense and tough zone defense to jump out to an 11-6 lead after one quarter.Â Shana Anderson started the scoring with a basket off a Mallorie Jennings assist.Â Jennings picked up two points of her own on the next possession, and a baseline drive and lay-up by Taylor Hatfield got the Lady Trojans rolling.