Archive - Feb 5, 2013
Donald E. Gross
Oct. 17, 1922 â€“ Feb. 1, 2013
ROCHESTER â€” Don Gross, 90, was a resident of Rochester, formerly of Culver, and spent many winters in Florida. He has said â€śWhen it is my time to go I will go â€ť Feb. 1, 2013 was his time to join the presence of our Lord. He was preceded in death by his 11 brothers and sisters.
Aug. 11, 1943 - Feb. 3, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€” Patsy Jo (Mrs. Hal) Groninger, 69, of Plymouth, passed away suddenly in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at 10:10 a.m.
Patsy, a Marshall County resident most of her life, was born in Plymouth on Aug. 11, 1943. She was the daughter of Edgar D. and Edna Grace (Miller) Wright.
She attended Plymouthâ€™s Lincoln High School.
She was married to her first husband, John Flynn in November of 1960, in LaPaz. John died on Christmas Day of 1970.
Burdette (Babe) Guyse
Oct. 2, 1927 - Feb. 3, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Burdette M. â€śBabeâ€ť Guyse, age 85, of Plymouth, passed away at 12:03 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, in Plymouth.
Feb. 2, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Joan Walter, 87, of Plymouth, formerly of Hamlet, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 in Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, Plymouth.
Survivors include one brother, Charles (Joan) Draim of South Bend.
There will be no funeral services or visitation. Burial will take place at a later date at St. Johnâ€™s Lutheran Cemetery in Wanatah. Rannells Funeral Home is handling arrangements. To leave online condolences, go to rannellsfuneralhome.com.
Gayle A. Baldwin
Feb. 1, 2013
WARSAW â€”Â Gayle A. Baldwin, 58, of Warsaw died at 8:22 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 in Marion.
Nothing is set in stone, but a representative from Hacienda confirmed that the Mexican restaurant chain is looking at Plymouth for a new location.
Rumors have surfaced that Hacienda is looking at the former Beef O'Brady's building on Miller Drive.
Beef O'Brady's closed its doors last month.
Jeff Leslie, vice president of sales and marketing for Hacienda, said that he couldn't get into specifics since there is no deal but that the company is looking at its options in Plymouth.
By Rusty Nixon
PLYMOUTH - The Plymouth Park Department has begun exploring the possibility of buying some land.
Property to the east directly adjacent to property the park already owns on the Plymouth/Goshen Trail has come on the market. The Park Board has begun the process of exploring if the cost might be worth the purchase of the 4.8 acres.
â€śThat would be a natural direction for us to expand if we ever would decide to,â€ť said Park Board President Dave Morrow. â€śWeâ€™ve started to look into whether it would be feasible for us to purchase that property at this time.â€ť
DONALDSON â€” The Ancilla College baseball team will be pitching in to help in a special effort for American soldiers overseas.
Ancilla Athletic Director Gene Reese â€” an avid baseball fan â€” came across a perfect community service match for the team while reading up on the latest baseball news online. Reese came across Gloves 4 Troops, a charity run by Vance Albitz, a minor league shortstop with the Memphis Cardinals. A brief discussion with Ancilla baseball coach Joe Yonto later, and the Chargers were on board.
Q - Question number one is always about your family, so why donâ€™t you tell us who they are?
A - My momâ€™s name is Liz, my step dadâ€™s name is Greg, my real dad lives in California and his name is David, I have a little brother and little sister named Gil and Olive.
Q - Youâ€™ve had a chance to spend time in California with your dad; you guys have done some interesting stuff...
A - Iâ€™ve gone to a couple Giants games. We actually had a chance to go to a World Series game this year, and that was quite an experience.
Q - Not too many people get to do that...
Glenn advances four to semistate
John Glenn advanced four wrestlers to the Merrillville Semistate en route to an eighth-place team finish with 80.5 points at the Crown Point Regional Saturday, while Knox closed out its season in 10th place with a score of 37.
Austin Coach was runner-up at 113 pounds for Glenn, while brothers Andrew and James Frey earned consolation wins to finish third at Crown Point. Adam Dodson bounced back from his first loss of the year with a 4-2 decision victory in the consols of the 160-pound bracket for third place and a berth to Merrillville.