Archive - Jan 29, 2013
George Davenport Jr.
Feb. 5, 1935-Jan. 23, 2013
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. â George Davenport Jr., formerly of Lapaz, passed peacefully with his son at his bedside, Wednesday, Jan. 23 atÂ a nursing facility outside of Knoxville, Tenn.Â
George was born Feb.Â 5, 1935 to George and Mabel Davenport on the family farm 2 miles east of Lapaz where he and his wife Paula Marie built their home andÂ raised three children, Kim Marie, Jodi Kay, and RickÂ GeorgeÂ lll.
Adah I. Haycraft Keiser
January 24, 2013
WALKERTON â Adah I. Haycraft Keiser, 101, entered into Godâs arms Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 at Millerâs Merry Manor in Walkerton.
Ramona Dee Cook
Oct. 20, 1962 - Jan. 25, 2013
SOUTH BEND â Ramona Dee (Robb) Cook, 50, a resident of South Bend, formerly of Plymouth, passed away unexpectedly in Memorial Hospital, South Bend. Mona was enrolled in the Indiana Organ Procurement Program where she has now provided life and hope for many. She joined her mother and others who have gone before, at 9:46 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25, 2013.
Nicholas A. Rhoads
Jan. 4, 1978 - Jan. 15, 2013
LOS ANGELES â Nicholas A. Rhoads, 35, passed away in Los Angeles, Calif. on Wednesday morning, Jan. 16, 2013.
Nicholas was born Jan. 4, 1978 in South Bend to Arnold and Patricia (Buschman) Rhoads. He spent most of his life in the Plymouth area. He attended Ancilla College and Purdue University.
Oscar âOzâ B. Smith Jr.
Jan. 26, 2013
LaPORTE âÂ Oscar âOzâ B. Smith Jr., 89, died Jan. 26, 2013 at his home.
He is survived by his wife, Georgiana; sons, Gary (Cathy) Smith of Woodbridge, Va., Michael G. (Gloria) Smith of LaPorte; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Visitation was Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 at Braman & Sons Memorial Chapel, 108 S. Main St., Knox from 6 to 7 p.m. CST with a Masonic service to follow. Funeral services will be held today at 2:30 p.m. CST at the funeral home with visitation from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Betty L. Harper
Jan. 26, 2013
Q - Tell me about your family and the important people in your life...
A - I live with my mom and dad, and David Lee moved in with us over the summer so heâs basically my brother now.
Q - Whatâs that like?
A - Well to go from being an only child to having David around was a little different. I really like him being there and having somebody around to talk to.
Q - David seems like the kind of guy that would be fun to be around...
A - Heâs definitely fun to be around, I can talk to him about anything. I just enjoy having him around.
HUNTINGTON â This past Saturday, Lincolnâs eighth grade boys basketball team defeated Riverview (Huntington) to claim the championship of the Northeast Lakes Middle School Conference.
The Red Storm were down big early in the championship, facing a 12-5 deficit at the end of one quarter. They clamped down defensively, only allowing Huntington three points the rest of the half and led 16-15 at haltime on a buzzer-beating tip-in by Jake Young. Â
Argos wins at Westville
Argosâ girls basketball team got rolling after a slow first quarter in which both teams score a combined four points in an eventual 37-21 win at Westville Saturday.
Kayla Prochno scored a game-high 12 points, while Karlee VanDerWeele and Amanda Middleton finished with nine and eight points, respectively, in the win, which came on the heels of a a tough 42-38 loss to LaVille last Thursday.
Westville was led by Shaina Jacksâ 10 points.