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October 3rd

Betty J. Chokey

October 3, 2013

Betty J. Chokey
Feb. 1, 1927 - Oct. 1, 2013
Betty J. (Bartman) Chokey, age 86, of Nappanee, died
at 2:18 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 at Elkhart General
Hospital after a brief illness..
Betty is survived by her husband, LeRoy; daughters,
Pamela Reed, Syracuse, Patty Fortier, Nappanee, Penny
Cripe, North Webster; 7 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren;
9 great great grandchildren; and a sister, Carmen
Bickham, Rochester.
Family and friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Oct.
4, at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home,
Nappanee and for 1 hour prior to the Funeral Service,

Draws for 20th annual IHSAA soccer tournaments

October 3, 2013

Draws for the 20th annual IHSAA boys and girls soccer tournaments took place last Friday with fields of 299 boys teams and 258 girls teams set to hit the pitch starting next Monday, Oct. 7.
In the boys tournament, Culver Community and LaVille play host to a pair of five-team Class A fields beginning Monday, while Plymouth and CMA head to the 2A Warsaw Sectional with the opener between the Rockies and NLC foe Wawasee scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday.

October 2nd

Larry L. Dollahan

October 2, 2013

Larry L. Dollahan
Feb. 23, 1938 - Sept. 30, 2013
Larry L. “Woody” Dollahan, 75, Monterey, IN, passed
away at 6:10 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 at St. Joseph
Regional Medical Center in Plymouth.
Survivors include: Karen (Doug) Beaver, Leiters Ford,
daughter, Betty (Jim) Butler, Culver, daughter, Violet (David)
Johnson, Winamac, daughter, Jodie (Mark) Dommer,
Winamac, daughter Bonnie (Bill) Urbach, Rochester,
daughter; 17 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; Tom
(Beulah) Dollahan, Walkerton, brother, Meridith “Jake”
(Evelyn) Dollahan, North Judson, brother, Albert (Mary

Ricky J. Kline

October 2, 2013

Ricky J. Kline
May 31, 1960 - Sept. 29, 2013
LIGONIER - Ricky J Kline, formerly of Ligonier, passed
away unexpectedly Sunday morning Sept. 29, 2013 at the
age of 53. He was born on May 31, 1960 the son of Oscar
Edward and Marguerite Irene (Randol) Kline in McCray
On Sept. 29, 1991 he married Patricia G. Collins; she
survives. Also surviving are his children, Ian, Gia, Kia, and
Patrick; one grandchild, Kaci Rae; siblings, Karen (Charles)
Anglin of Cromwell, Calvin (Julie) Kline of Syracuse, and
Randy Kline of Ligonier. He was preceded in death by

Harold E. Meiser

October 2, 2013

Harold E. Meiser
Dec. 28, 1921 - Sept. 30, 2013
Harold Erwin Meiser, 91, of Rochester passed away
at 3:40 a.m., Monday, Sept. 30, at Peabody Retirement
Center, of North Manchester.
Herb is remembered by four sons Bruce Meiser and
wife Jill of Mishawaka, Tom Meiser and wife Sue of
Fort Wayne, Max Meiser and wife Kathy of Carmel ,
Mark Meiser, of Louisville, Ky; 8 grandchildren; a sister
Dorothy McPherson and husband Fred of Monument,
Colo. Preceding Herb in death are his parents, wife, a
sister: Helen Cox and two brothers Joseph Meiser Jr. and
Charles Meiser.

Robert Hansen Booth

October 2, 2013

Robert Hansen Booth
June 14, 1948 - Aug. 30, 2013
PLYMOUTH — Robert Hansen Booth, 65, of Plymouth,
passed away Aug. 30, 2013.
He is pre-deceased by his sister, Constance Kummerow
and his parents, Douglas and Dorothy Booth. He is survived
by his son, Douglas (Kelsey) Booth; his stepson,
Zackary Naas; and brother-in-law, Dr. Arnold Kummerow. A
memorial service celebrating Bob’s life will be held at 1 p.m.
on Oct. 5 at the Plymouth Rock Golf Course in Plymouth.
Private burial: Detroit, Mich.
Assisting the family is Van Gilder Funeral Home.

Everett L. Bowell

October 2, 2013

Everett L. Bowell
July 28, 1918 – Oct. 1, 2013
ARGOS- Everett L. Bowell, 95, and a lifetime Argos resident,
passed away at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013.
Born in Argos in Walnut Township on July 28, 1918, Everett
was the son of Floyd D. and Ida Bell (Dawson) Bowell.
He attended Argos High School. In Argos in a Christian
church, Everett married Opal B. Fear on Feb. 19, 1938.
On Nov. 24, 1943 Everett joined the United States Army,
serving in Infantry during World War II. He was Honorable
Discharged on Feb. 28, 1946.

Louis E. Wenino

October 2, 2013

Sept. 18, 1931 - Sept. 30, 2013
PLYMOUTH - Louis E. “Lou” Wenino, 82, a resident
of Pretty Lake, Plymouth,
passed away Monday evening.
A Plymouth resident most
of his lifetime, Lou was born
in Milwaukee, Wis. on Sept.
18, 1931, the son of Harry
E. and Marie E. (Dehner)
Wenino. He was a 1951 graduate
of Plymouth Lincoln High
School. Lou served in the U.S.
Army and National Guard.
On Feb. 15, 1953 he married
Betty J. Klein. They were married
in the First United Church of Christ and have remained
members for the past 60 years.

October 1st

William Henry Johnson

October 1, 2013

William Henry Johnson
Mr William Henry Johnson, 80, of Rochester passed away, Saturday, Dec. 29th, 2012 at Life Care Center of Rochester.
is survived by his wife Sharon Hopkins Johnson; a daughter, Misty Johnson; 2 grandchildren, and a sister, Evelyn of Wis.
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raveside service will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 at Citizens Cemetery. Military rites will be conducted by the Fulton County Honor Guard and the US Army Honor Guard.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Good Family Funeral Home.

Betty Stull

October 1, 2013

Betty Stull
Dec. 2, 2929 - Sept. 28, 2013
Betty J. Stull, 83, 3525 Quince Road, Walkerton, passed away Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at 4:30 a.m., at Elkhart Hospice House, in Elkhart.
Betty w

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