Archive - Jan 2013
Norma B. Dillingham
Jan. 28, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€” Norma B. Dillingham, 92, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, in Majors Hospital, Shelbyville.
She is survived by sons, Timothy N. and Robert Lewis.
Visitation will be Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
Funeral services will follow visitation at 3 p.m. in the funeral home.
Burial will be in the New Oakhill Cemetery following the services.
Beulah Y. Philbrook
April 19, 1921-Jan. 27, 2013
ELKHART â€”Â Mrs. Beulah Y. Philbrook, 91, of Elkhart, passed away at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Valley View of Elkhart on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 following an extended illness.
She was born the youngest of 10 children April 19, 1921 in Marshall County to the late Watson S. and Mary Alice (Andrews) York. On Valentineâ€™s Day in 1942 she married Everett G. Philbrook in East Haven, Conn. He passed away in Elkhart in 2000. She is also preceded in death by her nine siblings.
Jan. 29, 1961-Jan. 27, 2013
LAKEVILLE â€” YolandaÂ Fonseca, 51, of Lakeville, passed away at 10:15 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at her home surrounded by her loving family, following an illness.Â
Yolanda was born Jan. 29, 1961, in Blue Island, Ill., to Israel Sr. and Martha (Olivarez) Fonseca. Yolanda had been employed by NISCO, (Nishikawa Standard Company, LLC), in Bremen, before her illness. She was a member of Saint Michael Catholic Church, in Plymouth. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends.
ARGOS â€” It was a different night and a different venue, but the same result.Â
After defeating Argos two weeks earlier in the first round of the Bi-County Tournament, the Triton Trojans beat Argos once again, 60-32, on Tuesday night at Phil Weybright gymnasium.Â
Triton learned a valuable lesson from their previous game against Jimtown and came out in man-to-man defense.Â That defense helped them jump out to a 12-0 lead to start the game and finish the first quarter up 20-6.Â
PLYMOUTH â€” After a stellar finish against a loaded field at the Merrillville Invitational last Saturday, the Plymouth gymnastics team had high hopes coming into its dual meet with LaPorte Tuesday.
But a lackluster finish on bars preceded some uncharacteristic mishaps on beam, and the No. 16-ranked Lady Pilgrims fell short of a program-first win over No. 10 LaPorte in a narrow 100.6-98.125 loss at home on Senior Night.
PLYMOUTH â€” The American Legion Post 27 Diamond Spyders will be hosting Plymouth High School baseball head coach Ryan Wolfe for a skills clinic Saturday.
The clinic will be held at the Diamond Spydersâ€™ training facility, the Sluggers Bullpen at 500 W. Jefferson St., in the Youngâ€™s TV and Appliance warehouse. Cost is $20 per session.
The clinic will cover all fundamentals of pitching fielding and hitting and will be held in two three-hour sessions, one starting at 9 a.m. and the other beginning at 1 p.m. The clinic is open to players age 9 to 12.
Wawasee outlasts Lions
Wawasee used a 23-10 fourth quarter to hand host Bremen its first loss in three games, 53-37 Tuesday night.
KiLee Knafel scored 19 points in the fourth â€” including a perfect 13-for-13 free throws â€” on her way to a game-high 37 to lead Wawasee.
The Lady Lions, who trailed by just four points heading into the final frame, were led by nine points apiece from Ashley Lucchese and Sara Slabaugh. Cassie Sears and Brooke Snyder each finished with six.
â€˘ WAWASEE 53, BREMEN 37
Score by quarters
Wawasee: 9 25 31 53
Bremen: 8 16 27 37
PLYMOUTH - A group of young men and women took to the air on Saturday for their first flight with the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) at Plymouth Municipal Airport.
The group of mostly high school age youths are part of the CAPâ€™s cadet program for young people between the ages of 12 and 21. The program allows the cadets to gain experience and knowledge in aerospace programs, engineering and science. Cadets can earn academic scholarships for their work.
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth police were called to Work One in Plymouth Tuesday around 11:30 a.m.
Dave Bacon, assistant police chief, said later in the day that a restaurant in the plaza had called about a shortage of parking.
â€śThat (parking lot) is private property so we have no control over that,â€ť said Bacon.
Work One held a job fair Tuesday for workers recently laid off by Whitley Products. The company shut down Jan. 24, leaving approximately 100 people suddenly unemployed.
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.