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English taught in Bremen

August 20, 2012

BREMEN — When Heart and Hands closed this past June, there was no local agency ready to fill the gap of helping people learn the English language.
However, the opportunity to learn English will continue to be available in Bremen.
English classes will be offered, beginning in September, at Horizon Ministries, which is located across the street from the Bremen Post Office.

Skydiving demonstrations planned during festival

August 20, 2012

PLYMOUTH — This year during the Marshall County Blueberry Festival attendees can expect the fun and excitement to be notched up a bit as special guests will literally be falling from the heavens. Troy Church and Steve Verner, of Plymouth Sky Sports, have big plans to parachute into Centennial Park from the skies above, heightening the bustle and energy of the festival.

Sally Ann Strycker Dibbern

August 20, 2012

Sally Ann Strycker Dibbern
July 15, 1934-Aug. 11, 2012
WINAMAC — Sally Ann Strycker Dibbern, 78, of Winamac passed away at 9:20 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 at Hickory Creek at Winamac. She was born July 15, 1934, in Plymouth. Sally married Roger Dibbern July 12, 1975 in Valparaiso. He died Jan. 17, 2004.
Sally grew up in Marshall County and moved to Valparaiso where she lived for many years. In 2008, she moved to Hickory Creek at Winamac.

Marie Juanita Bollenbacher

August 20, 2012

Marie Juanita Bollenbacher
Jan. 11, 1924-Aug. 18, 2012
BREMEN — Marie Juanita Bollenbacher, 88, of Bremen, passed away Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Wakarusa. She was born Jan. 11, 1924 in Bremen to Arthur and Ruth (Carbiener) Johnson.

Death notices 8-20-12

August 20, 2012

Mary A. Heminger
Aug. 17, 2012
WINAMAC — Mary A. Heminger, 67, of Winamac died Friday, Aug. 17, 2012.
She is survived by her husband, Carl Heminger; children, Tabitha Heminger of Winamac, Tammy Heminger of Winamac, Larry Heminger of Bourbon, Ronnie Heminger of Butler; and five grandchildren.
Funeral service will be Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012 at 7 p.m. CDT at the Trinity Assembly of God Church, Knox.
M.C. Smith Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Wilburn E. Smith
Aug. 18, 2012
TIPPECANOE — Wilburn E. Smith, 73, died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012 in his home of an illness.

Death notices 8-18-12

August 20, 2012

Shari Lynn Kirkland
Aug. 16, 2012
DELONG — Shari Lynn Kirkland, 48, of Tippecanoe Shores, near Delong, died, at 12:30 p.m., Aug. 16, 2012 at her home.

Juan Arzola

August 20, 2012

Juan Arzola
May 16, 1930-Aug. 16, 2012
VALPARAISO — Juan Arzola, 82, of Valparaiso formerly of North Judson, passed away Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012 at Porter Hospital. He was born May 16, 1930 in Mendoza, Texas to Apolonio and Anita (Gamez) Arzola. Juan served with the National Guard in Texas, was a member of the North Judson American Legion and had farmed most of his life.

Isabel M. Emmons

August 20, 2012

Isabel M. Emmons
May 5, 1920-Aug. 16, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Isabel M. Emmons, 92, a North Oak Road resident in Plymouth since 1951, died at 11 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, in the Michiana Health and Rehabilitation Center, Mishawaka.
Isabel was born May 5, 1920, in Nappanee, the daughter of Aaron L. and Rebecca Fleck Moore.
She graduated from Nappanee High School with the class of 1938.
Sept. 28, 1940, Isabel and Ernest E. Emmons were married in Nappanee. Ernest passed Sept. 11, 2004, after 64 wonderful years together.

Dorothy ‘Ruth’ Cox

August 20, 2012

Dorothy ‘Ruth’ Cox
Oct. 28, 1913 – Aug. 16, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Dorothy “Ruth” Cox, 98, passed away early Thursday morning at Pilgrim Manor with the loving care of family, staff members and Hospice. Ruth was the youngest of three daughters born in Sioux Falls, S.D. to Arthur and Georgianna Chittick. At the age of 3 years, her family moved to Chicago, Ill. so her father could attend law school and later practice law.

Energy-saving kits will benefit Triton School Corp.

August 20, 2012

BOURBON — Energy-efficient home kits will soon provide Triton School Corporation with way to bring in some funds.
Superintendent Donna Burroughs reported in the August school board meeting that utility companies in Indiana such as NIPSCO are now distributing such kits to willing homeowners. For each kit distributed, the school corporation will receive $25.
“Anybody living in Indiana can participate (and have the money go to Triton),” said Burroughs. “All the utility companies in the state are participating.”

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