Archive - May 23, 2012
Nancy Ann Masterson
Jan. 23, 1959-May 13, 2012
TYNER â€”Â Nancy Ann Masterson, 53, an area resident most of her life, passed away following an illness at 1:40 a.m. Sunday, May 13, 2012 in Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka.
The daughter of Luther and Marilyn Moon Baker, Nancy was born Jan. 23, 1959 in Peru. She had attended LaVille Schools.
July 2, 1987, Nancy and Jeffery L. Masterson were married in Plymouth.
Nancy had worked as a dietician in a local nursing home.
Sept. 3, 1928-May 12, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â John D. Wade, 83, of Plymouth, passed away at 5:40 p.m. Saturday, May 12, 2012, at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, in Plymouth.
John was born Sept. 3, 1928, in Plymouth, to Claude and Gladys (Good) Wade. He retired from the sales department at Fuchâ€™s. He was a member of the Moose Lodge in Plymouth, a huge Cubs fan, and loved to play cards every Saturday morning. John will be sadly missed by his loving family and friends.
Kline Dean Irwin
April 27, 1922 â€“ May 13, 2012
BREMEN â€”Â Kline Dean Irwin, 90, a long time resident of Lake of the Woods, Bremen, passed away at 4:28 p.m. Sunday, May 13, 2012 in Pilgrim Manor Nursing Center, Plymouth.
The son of Elmer and Iva Middleton Irwin, Kline was born April 27, 1922 in Argos. He attended Argos Schools.
Kline enlisted in the U.S. Navy Aug. 14, 1941, serving in World War II. He received a Purple Heart Dec. 23, 1943 and was discharged Sept. 8, 1945.
Thomas M. Dimino
Aug. 21, 1951-May 11, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Thomas M. Dimino, 60, a resident of Coventry Court in Plymouth, passed away at his home Friday morning having battled a two-year illness. Tom was formerly of Queensbury, N.Y. and has made Plymouth his home for the past 10 years.
He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. Aug. 21, 1951, the son of Michael A. and Donna (Prudenza) Dimino. Raised there, he received his schooling at New Utrecht High School.
Jan. 26, 1974 in St. Maryâ€™s Church, Brooklyn he married the former Joanne Piazza. Together they had one son Michael J. Dimino.
Mary Ann Rankin
May 20, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Mary Ann Rankin, 94, of 635 Oakhill Ave., Plymouth, died at 12:55 p.m. Sunday, May 20, 2012, at Miller's Merry Manor, in Plymouth.
She is survived by her husband, George L. Rankin of Plymouth; daughter, Karen Roush of Mishawaka; four grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Van Gilder Funeral Home, 300 W. Madison St., Plymouth is handling the arrangements. There will be no services.
Memories may be shared at www.vangilderfuneralhome.com.
Leon D. Hochstedler
May 22, 2012
Thomas T. Winquist
May 21, 2012
SHIPSHEWANA â€”Â Thomas T. Winquist, 71, of Shipshewana, died Monday, May 21, 2012 at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.
Mr. Winquist was born July 7, 1940 in Logansport, to Roy and Alice (Kiger) Winquist.
Mr. Winquist was a welder and groomed horses.
Surviving are three daughters, Mary Beatrice of Phoenix, Ariz., Andrea Winquist of Flora, and Teresa Lovell of South Bend; two grandchildren; a sister, Mary Ellen Franklin of Stuart, Fla.; and a brother, Richard Winquist of Shipshewana.
Robert R. Flora
Sept. 12, 1932-May 22, 2012
CULVER â€”Â Robert R. Flora, 79, of Culver passed away May 22, 2012.
He was born Sept. 12, 1932 in Plymouth, the son of Tom Flora and Dorothy Ayres.
He was self-employed as a farmer.
He is survived by his wife, Sally Flora of Culver; sons, Lynn R. (Gail) Flora of Culver, Scott Flora of Culver, Michael Ryan of Culver; daughter, Sharon (Terry) Honeycutt of Winamac; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Tom Flora; and four sisters.