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January 26th

Bogguss to perform at Goshen Theatre Feb. 2

January 26, 2012

GOSHEN — Country singer and songwriter Suzy Bogguss may be known for her musical stylings in hits like “Outbound Plane” and “Aces,” but she also has another talent.
“I yodel — that’s kind of my parlor trick,” confessed Bogguss.
The 1992 CMA award winner will be visiting Goshen Feb. 2 as part of a tour promoting her recent album, American Folk Songbook. Bogguss said she decided to “lightheartedly” record some Americana style music she remembered from her childhood.

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January 26, 2012

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Subtle Fall: The right mix of Music and Beer

January 26, 2012

PLYMOUTH — What’s better after a long work week than some music and a beer? This was the conclusion Mike Music, bass guitarist, and Jared Beer, vocalist, came to in 2008 when they decided to form a cover band.
Promptly, drummer Bryan Hagan was stirred into the mix with his close friend, and guitarist, Adam Ockerman in tow. Inspiration, fueled by determined ambition, generated a reality and they deemed it Subtle Fall.

Durwood S. Strang

January 26, 2012

Durwood S. Strang
Jan. 23, 2012
AVON — Durwood S. Strang, 87, of Avon died Jan. 23, 2012.
He had been a commissioner for the state tax board. He served in the United States Army during WWII and Korean War. He was a member of the Avon United Methodist Church and IOOF.
He is survived by his wife, Agnes Friend Strang; a daughter, Diane (John) Jozefowski; brother, Earl R. (Donnie) Strang; brother-in-law, Clifford (Nancy) Friend; sister, Shirley (Carroll) Zartman; grandchildren, Krissy and Bobby Campell, Brian and Jon Jozefowski; and many nieces and nephews and dear friends from Michigan.

Death notices 1-25-12

January 26, 2012

Doris E. Winters
Jan. 17, 2012
KNOX — Doris E. Winters, 85, of Largo, Fla., formerly of Knox, died Jan. 17, 2012 in her home in Largo, Fla.
Survivors include five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one sister, Norma Trine of Tipton.
Funeral services will be Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 at 1 p.m. CST in Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel. Burial will be at Fletcher Cemetery, Hamlet. Visitation is Monday after 12 p.m. until the time of services. To leave online condolences go to

Ethel Irene Canale
Jan. 21, 2012

David Klingerman

January 26, 2012

David Klingerman
Oct. 31, 1945-Jan. 7, 2012
PALM BAY, Fla. — David Klingerman, 66, passed away Jan. 7, 2012 in Palm Bay, Fla. He is survived by his wife, Sharon; his son, Jim; and his daughter, Kim.
He was a graduate of Etna Green High School (1963). After high school he joined the Air Force and served for four years. He then went to college in Minnesota where he earned a degree in recreation. He then worked for the city of Bloomington, Minn. for 20 plus years as the recreational director.
David took an early retirement from the city because of health issues and moved to Florida.

Death notices 1-24-12

January 26, 2012

Eileen Sheets
Jan. 21, 2012
NAPPANEE — Eileen Sheets, 103, died Saturday, Jan. 21 at 2:55 p.m. at LuAnn Nursing Home in Nappanee.
Surviving are daughters, Norma (John) Personett, Nappanee, Rosamae (Jerry) Davenport, Colorado Springs, Colo.; and sons, George (Bonnie) Sheets, Nappanee, and Wendell (Anita) Sheets, Bourbon; 17 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.

Death notices 1-23-12

January 26, 2012

Joe L. Cooley
Jan. 19, 2012
ROCHESTER — Joe L. Cooley, 61, died of natural causes at his home in Rochester at 9:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012.
He is survived by his wife, Beverly; sons, Troy Allen (Sherri) Cooley, Kennewick, Wash, John E. (Tonya) Cooley, Vucelik, Germany and Terry Joe Cooley, Michigan City; seven grandchildren; sister, JoAnn (Bill) Martin, Bourbon; brothers, Jack Howard, Bremen and Dan (Raelene), Syracuse; and father- and mother-in-law, Wilbur and Donna Cowger.

Alvin L. “Pete” Westfall

January 26, 2012

Alvin L. “Pete” Westfall
March 25, 1933- Jan. 19, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Alvin L. “Pete” Westfall, 78, died at 10:38 p.m. in St. Vincent’s Hospital, Indianapolis, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012.
Pete was born in Reynolds, March 25, 1933. He was the son of Errol J. and Louise (Lawyer) Westfall.
He graduated from Reynolds High School with the class of 1951 and then served in the Indiana National Guard.
June 7, 1953, in Kokomo, Pete and Phyllis Jo Davis were married. The couple has made Plymouth their home since 1968.

Thomas E. Nunley

January 26, 2012

Thomas E. Nunley
Nov. 30, 1961-Jan. 19, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Thomas E. Nunley, 50, a resident of Plymouth for the past six years, died of natural causes at 8:59 p.m. in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012.
Tom was born Nov. 30, 1961, in London, KY. He was the son of James G. and Sarah E. (Young) Nunley, his mother survives living in London.
He graduated from John Glenn High School with the class of 1979 where he played football and enjoyed all sports.
Tom enlisted in the United States Navy and served for six years.

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