Archive - Apr 2012
Jeffrey C. Whitmer
April 20, 2012
TYNER â€”Â Jeff C. Whitmer, 49, residing in Tyner, passed away at 3:15 p.m. Friday, April 20, 2012 at the Elkhart General Hospital after a short illness. Jeff was born Sept. 4, 1962 in South Bend and has been a lifelong area resident. He was self-employed specializing in the drywall business.
John P. Antich
April 19, 2012
GROVERTOWN â€”Â John P. Antich, 83, died Thursday, April 19, 2012 in his home.Â
He is survived by his wife, Mary; three daughters, Carol Bracich of Hamlet, Pat Nieubuurt of Milford and Chris Palmer of Walkerton; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
There will be no visitation. Private services will take place at a later date. Memorial contributions may be given to the family. To leave online condolences, go to rannellsfuneralhome.com.
Lauraine Louise Aanerud
April 19, 2012Â
Richard Rex Bean
March 23, 1942-April 20, 2012Â
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Richard Rex Bean, 70, a resident of King Road, Bremen, died following a valiant battle against cancer. A longtime public accountant, he passed away at 5:30 a.m., Friday, April 20, 2012, in the comfort of his home and family.
Dick was born in South Sioux City, Iowa March 23, 1942 the son of Rex and Esther Beam.
PLYMOUTH â€” Longtime Marshall County businessman Budd Treat and his wife Ajean were the recipients of Saint Joseph Regional Medical Centerâ€™s annual â€śCatch the Spiritâ€ť award, presented Friday at a gala at Swan Lake Resort in Plymouth.
The award is presented each year by SJRMC to Marshall County residents who exemplify the spirit of the organizationâ€”identified as passionate giving, enthusiastic service, and tenacious vision.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Now that many Marshall County students have school-issued laptop computers, school officials are looking seriously into how to deal with bullying that occurs online.
â€śWe are investigating programs that will detect threats made on social media at school,â€ť said Plymouth Community School Corporation superintendent Daniel Tyree. â€śWe want to use the one that we think will be the most effective.â€ť
Tyree said that Plymouth principals are becoming more aware of the need to regularly check studentâ€™s computers to ensure threats are not being made.
Bremen sophomore Jacob Bennitt moved to 2-0 on the season going six innings giving up five hits with nine strikeouts for three earned runs as the Lions handed Culver a Northern State Conference loss Wednesday.
Plymouthâ€™s Kelly Hoeffler won in three sets to clinch the Lady Pilgrims a narrow 3-2 win over visiting NorthWood Thursday, Plymouthâ€™s first in the Northern Lakes Conference.
ROYAL CENTER â€” The Plymouth softball team experienced both the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat during a road trip to Royal Center on Saturday in games against Pioneer and Whiting.
The agony of defeat would come first for Plymouth in dropping a 2-1, eight-inning heartbreaker to Pioneer in the opening game of the day. The Lady Pilgrims would bounce back with a last at-bat victory of their own, though, downing Whiting 4-3 on a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the seventh by April Hampton.
Bremen goes 3-0 at home invite
The Lady Lions won all three of their matches at their home tennis invitational Saturday, beating North Judson and Bethany Christian 4-1 and blanking Tippecanoe Valley to move to 5-2 on the season.
Morgan Smith went unbeaten at 1 singles, earning three straight-set victories, as did Alexa Harshbarger and Andrea Stehler at 2 doubles, while Hanna Arch and Jenessa Morris were unbeaten at 1 doubles with two straight-set wins and a 10-7 super tiebreaker win against Bethanyâ€™s Paige Wheeler and Pooja Patel.
â€˘ BREMEN TENNIS INVITATIONAL
For the fifth year in a row and from across economic, geographic, and age-related boundaries, hundreds gathered at Culver Academies' multi-purpose building Friday night to fight cancer and help bolster a fund-raising marvel for a small, Midwestern community.