Archive - Dec 2012
Everett Eugene Helmuth
Dec. 16, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€” Everett Eugene Helmuth, 51, of Plymouth died at his home of an apparent heart attack Dec. 16, 2012.
Surviving are his stepmother, Edna Helmuth, Bremen; brothers, Lyle (Betty) Helmuth, Shipshewana, Wayne (Erma) Helmuth, Bremen; and sisters, Rose (Dannie Ray) Bontrager, Shipshewana, Lynette (Arlin) Bontrager, Goshen.
Visitation is after 2 p.m., Saturday at the family residence (3055 Birch Road). Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m., Sunday at the Dennis Hochstetler residence (2735 Birch Road). Burial will be in Weldy Cemetery.
Verla Marie (Greenawalt) Gill
Jan. 17, 1929-Dec. 26, 2012
CULVER â€”Â Verla Marie (Greenawalt) Gill, resident of Jemison, Ala., died of natural causes in association with a long battle with Alzheimerâ€™s, at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor in Culver, at 12:03 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, with family by her side.
April 10, 1925-Dec. 27, 2012
TIPPECANOE â€” Harold Walter, 87, who was a resident of rural Tippecanoe, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 at Kosciusko Community Hospital.
Harold was born to William F. and Naomi Sims Walter on April 10, 1925 at Valparaiso. He was joined in marriage to Irma â€śSallyâ€ť DeWitt on Nov. 6, 1949.
Aug. 18, 1922-Dec. 27, 2012
BREMEN â€” Herbert Kline, 90, of Bremen, passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 at his home. He was born Aug. 18, 1922 to Melvin and Arvilla (Rector) Kline in Union Township. Herbert married Frieda F. Weil on Jan. 6, 1942.
Herbert was a member of St. Paulâ€™s Lutheran Church in Woodland. He enjoyed fishing, playing cards, and watching the Colts and the Cubs play. He also loved spending winters in Texas.
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouthâ€™s American Legion Post 27 Diamond Spyders had their annual banquet Thursday evening and honored a group of â€śteamâ€ť members that never miss a game.
The Honor Guard of Post 27 was given a special commendation by the State American Legion Baseball organization for their service to the Plymouth program and to the American Legion in general. Plymouthâ€™s honor guard presents the colors at every legion home game at Bill Nixon Field in a manner unlike any other.
Pike powers Bremen at Bankerâ€™s Life Fieldhouse
Ethan Pike poured in 35 points, and Bremen edged out Fairfield in overtime to win its match-up with Fairfield at the Bankerâ€™s Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis Friday, 58-54.
Jacob Box scored 12 behind Pikeâ€™s game-high 35 for the Lions, who won their third straight to move to 4-3 on the season.
Fairfield was led by Garret Scottâ€™s 21 and Brad Lantzâ€™s 17 and slides to 4-5.
â€˘ BREMEN 58, FAIRFIELD 54 OT
Score by quarters
Bremen: 11 23 31 47 58
Fairfield: 13 22 30 47 54
Verla M. Gill
Dec. 26, 2012
CULVER â€” Verla M. Gill, 83, of Culver died Dec. 26, 2012 at 12:03 p.m. at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, Culver.
Visitation will be Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Van Gilder Funeral Home. Funeral will follow at 3 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Burial will be at New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth, on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 at 2 p.m.
Van Gilder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Thomas Millard Morton
Dec. 18, 2012
ARGOS â€”Â Thomas Millard Morton, 70, of Argos died Dec. 18, 2012 at 1:14 p.m. at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
Ross Divine, owner of Gun Town in Grovertown, said heâ€™s been selling more guns since the day of the Newtown, Conn. tragedy.
â€śSales are up about 500 percent,â€ť said Divine Thursday, less than three weeks after the Newtown shooting. â€śThe day of the shooting, that Friday, sales went up. Itâ€™s connected with the publicity surrounding gun control, not so much the shooting at the school.â€ť
Divine said that customers are purchasing guns in fear that they will be banned by the government.
ARGOS â€” Argosâ€™ girls basketball team overcame some early tournament jitters and ball handling problems to hand visiting West Central a 52-38 loss in the Winter Classic at home at Phil Weybright Gymnasium Thursday night.
Out point guard Jami Patterson, the Lady Dragons struggled bringing the ball up the floor against the Lady Trojansâ€™ fullcourt press with 10 turnovers in the first frame.
ARGOS â€” The Argos Dragons dropped the opening round game of the Winter Classic to the West Central Trojans 50-44 in overtime Thursday.