Archive - 2013
Elaine M. Erikson
April 8, 2013
WALKERTON âÂ Elaine M. Erikson, 88, of Walkerton died Monday April 8, 2013.
She is survived by her daughter, Hollis âHollyâ (George) Elia of North Liberty.
Cremation has taken place. Nusbaum-Elkin Funeral Home, 408 Roosevelt Road, Walkerton was entrusted with arrangements.
Dorothy L. Horn
April 8, 2013
ROCHESTER â Dorothy L. Horn, 96, of Rochester died at 5:50 a.m. Monday, April 8 at Hickory Creek of Rochester.
BOURBON â Triton senior Clay Yeo can now add another first to his already impressive resume.
Yeo was selected as the first player in Trojan boys basketball history to play in the Indiana-Kentucky All-Star Series, Triton announced Tuesday. He is one of 13 Indiana seniors who will play against the Kentucky All-Stars on June 14 in Louisville, Kentucky and on June 15 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
BREMEN â It wasnât a win, but you could call Tuesdayâs softball game at Bremen a moral victory for Plymouth.
After opening the season with three straight shutouts, the Lady Pilgrims were finally able to get on the scoreboard Tuesday. Plymouth scratched out three runs in the fifth and sixth innings to cut its deficit in half after a fast start by the host Lady Lions, but back-to-back triples during a four-run sixth proved to be the backbreaker as the Lions downed the visitors, 10-3.
ROCHESTER â Gale force winds donât usually mean good news â unless youâre a pitcher.
Four pitchers found that out at Rochester on Tuesday night as the winds howled and the Zebras (5-1) and Plymouth Pilgrims (1-2) battled to a 2-1 final in a game that saw just four hits. It was a night of the pitcher.
Bremen beats up Bethany
Wes Burkholder and Pedro Lopez combined for a one-hitter, and Eric Knepper hit a grand slam for Bremen, which made short work of the Bruins on the road at Bethany Christian Tuesday, 13-0.
Burkholder helped his own cause with two hits, including a triple, while Bobby Cornett also finished with two hits, one a double, and three RBI.
Burkholder surrendered no hits and five walks with four strikeouts in three innings for the win, the Lionsâ second of the week.
Bremen plays host to Plymouth tonight in a game scheduled for 5 p.m.
Lydia Mae (Miller) Schmucker
April 7, 2013
NAPPANEE âÂ Lydia Mae (Miller) Schmucker, 83, of Nappanee, died at 7:45 p.m., Sunday, April 7, 2013 at her residence.
Surviving are her children, Marvin (Ruth) Schmucker, Barbara (Jeff) Smith, both of Goshen, Raymond Schmucker, North Webster, John (Kati) Schmucker, Wakarusa, Mary Esther (Norman) Slabaugh, Etna Green, Emmon (Dana) Schmucker, Goshen, Katie Ann (Lloyd) Slabaugh, Nappanee, Daniel (Ruth) Schmucker, Wakarusa; 24 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a sister, Susie (David) Miller, Blair, Wis.
BREMEN â Police suspect a medical problem caused a semi-tractor trailer driver to veer off U.S. 6 and down an embankment north of Bremen Monday morning.
The accident occurred at 10:44 a.m. just west of Miami Trail.
The driver was identified as 51-year-old Edward E Heward, of Romney, W.Va. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a press release issued by the County Cornonerâs office late Monday.
The driver was westbound on U.S. 6, west of Miami Trail, in a 2005 Freightliner at about 10:45 a.m. when he went off the roadâs north side, coming to a rest 300-400 feet from the roadway.
William D Tanner
Feb. 13, 1943-April 5, 2013
SOUTH BEND â William Dale Tanner, 70, died at 3:55 p.m. April 5, at Millerâs Merry Manor in Plymouth, following a lengthy struggle with dementia. His family was at his bedside.
Bill was born in Plymouth, to Robert and Virginia Ruggles Tanner, and resided in and around Plymouth most of his life.
BREMEN â U.S. 6 near Bremen was closed earlier today when a semi truck ran off the road and into an embankment. Preliminary information indicates that the driver of the truck may be deceased. More information will be provided as it becomes available.
The Marshall County Coroner and the Indiana State Police are investigating the death of a Culver man while an inmate at the Marshall County Correctional Facility in Plymouth.
44-year-old Kerry A. Pinder of Culver died suddenly Sunday morning while awaiting release from the facility. Marshall County coroner Bill Cleavenger says neither violence nor foul play is suspected. An autopsy by Dr. Joseph Prahlow, a Board Certified Forensic Pathologist, was expected to be conducted Monday in Mishawaka. Pinder had been an inmate at the facility since early Saturday morning.