Archive - Apr 2013
March 29, 2013
LAPORTE â Eugene âGeneâ Miller, 79, of LaPorte, formerly of Knox, died Friday, March 29, 2013 in Golden Living Center-Countyside, LaPorte.
Survivors include two daughters, Jeanie (Mike) Marsh of Knox and Julie Ann Joseph of North Judson; two sons, Randy Gene (Ann) Miller of Warrenville, Ill. and Dennis Gene Wireman of Knox; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Everee Allen and Edie Fugate and one brother, Orville Ray Miller.
PLYMOUTH â Plymouth boys basketball coach Ryan Bales has been selected as one of six Indiana Basketball Coaches Association Bob King Coaches of the Year, it was announced Tuesday.
Honors are awarded according to IHSAA district boundaries, and Bales was one of two coaches to receive the distinction in District 1, along with Mike Hackett of Munster.
In his second season at the helm of Plymouth, Bales guided the Pilgrims to a 21-4 record and the teamâs first sectional championship since 2010. He is 37-10 in two seasons with the Pilgrims since taking over for Kevin Stuckmeyer in 2011.
WALKERTON â One night after scoring 25 runs at Oregon-Davis, the John Glenn Falcons found themselves in a dogfight with one of South Bendâs premier programs in Washington at home Tuesday night.
Fortunately for the Falcons, they got a stellar performance from pitcher Mark Einhorn and rallied with more than enough offense during a fourth-inning outburst to pull out the win.
The unseasonably cold early spring weather led to more postponements Tuesday night.
Plymouthâs baseball game with South Central was rescheduled for Thursday at 4:30 p.m. EST, and the Lady Pilgrimsâ softball game at Mishawaka was also pushed back to Thursday at 5 p.m. Plymouthâs JV baseball game at Rochester was postponed with no rescheduled date as of press deadline.
Down the road in Culver, meanwhile, the Lady Cavaliers-Argos softball game was moved back a day to tonight with the same start time of 4:30 p.m.
LaVilleâs baseball and softball games were also called Tuesday.
William Monroe âJayâ Biggs
Aug. 11, 1929 - March 31, 2013
PLYMOUTH â William Monroe âJayâ Biggs went home to the Lord at 8:05 a.m. Easter morning in the company and care of his loving family. He resided at River Walk in Plymouth.
Bill was born in Mishawaka on Aug. 11, 1929. He was the son of Royal N.R. and Nellie Bell (Young) Biggs.
He attended schools in Mishawaka-Beiger-Mary Phillips, Bingham and Mishawaka High School, receiving his high school diploma June 4, 1947, while serving in the United States Army, which he had joined Feb. 4, 1946, at the age of 16.
Donald M. Stubbs
Sept. 27, 1932 - March 31, 2013
CULVER â Donald M. Stubbs, 80, of Culver, passed away peacefully at 10:13 p.m. Easter Sunday March 31, 2013 while a resident at Millerâs Merry Manor, Culver.
Donald was born Sept. 27, 1932 to Carl and Laura (Shaw) in Argos. On Oct. 3, 1957 he was married to Betty L. Van Asdall at the Knox United Methodist Church. She preceded him in death Sept. 12, 2001.
Betty K. Scheetz
July 16, 1918 - March 31, 2013
DONALDSON â Elizabeth Katherine âBetty K. Scheetzâ, 94, was reunited with her family on Easter morning, Sunday, March 31, 2013, at 5:20 a.m. in the Catherine Kasper Life Center in Donaldson. A longtime Plymouth resident, she had resided at the Catherine Kasper Life Center for the last four years.
The daughter of Lawrence B. and Katherine M. (Ahler) Scheetz, Betty was born July 16, 1918 in Monticello. She graduated from Plymouth High School in 1937.
May 28, 1960 - March 31, 2013
CULVER âÂ Robbin C. Johnson, age 52, of Culver, passed away at 9:57 p.m., Sunday, March 31, 2013, at his motherâs home in Plymouth.Â
Alice M. Mattix
March 31, 2013
ROCHESTER âÂ Alice M. Mattix, 87, died at 2:30 a.m. March 31, 2013.Â
She is survived by her daughters, Shari Norris of Carmel and Barbara (James) Michels of Evansville; a sister, Margaret Brenner of Mesa, Ariz.; and five grandchildren.
PLYMOUTH â Two people were jailed early Tuesday morning when Plymouth Police and Indiana State Police raided a meth house directly across from Webster Elementary School.