Archive - 2013
Clyde John Lohse
Sept. 5, 1952 - March 30, 2013
ARGOS â€” Clyde John Lohse, 60, a lifetime Marshall County resident, passed away following an illness at 9:10 a.m. Saturday, March 30, 2013. Clyde died as he had wished, at home in the company and care of his loving family. For the past 31 years, Clyde has made his home in rural Argos.
Clyde was born the youngest child of Wilbert H. and Dorothy M. (Tratebas) Lohse, in Plymouth on Sept. 5, 1952.
He graduated from Plymouth High School with the class of 1971. There he was a member of the track team.
Aug. 19, 1919-March 27, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€”Â James I. Adams, 93, of Plymouth, passed away at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center in Plymouth.
Jim was born Aug. 19, 1919 in Van Buren Township, Putnam County, Ohio, to Virgil and Ruth (Abair) Adams. Jim worked with his brothers, Robert, Stu, and Clifford at Culligan Soft Water in Plymouth. He later moved to Columbia City to help with the family farm, where he eventually retired at the age of 55. Jim moved to Florida for 30 years before moving to Plymouth seven years ago.
William M. Biggs
March 31, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€” William Monroe â€śJayâ€ť Biggs died Sunday morning, March 31, 2013 at his home in Plymouth.
He is survived by his wife, Marilyn; his children, Betty Kay (Robert) Eley of Argos, Chuck J. (Christine) Biggs of Plymouth, and William â€śGeneâ€ť (Karen) Biggs of South Bend; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth, on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, from 4 to 8 p.m. and for one hour prior to funeral services at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 4, in the funeral home.
The Culver park will welcome WNDU meteorologist Cindi Clawson Wednesday, April 17. Clawson will give a presentation on tornado and severe weather preparation and safety at the beach lodge at 7 p.m.
The beach lodge will also host, on April 1, an informational meeting for the new "A Million Steps to Success" walking club, at 6 p.m.
The "Beach House Scrappers" scrapbooking club will meet from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 6, and game days on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 to 5 p.m. are ongoing. Everyone is welcome!
Monday, April 1
Glenn baseball at Oregon-Davis 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 2
Argos baseball at Kouts 5:30 p.m.
Argos softball at Culver Community 4:30 p.m.
Glenn baseball vs S.B. Washington 4:30 p.m.
LaVille baseball Fairfield 5 p.m.
LaVille softball at Rochester 5 p.m.
Oregon-Davis baseball at Morgan Township 4:30 p.m.
Plymouth baseball vs South Central 5:30 p.m.
Plymouth softball at Mishawaka 5 p.m.
Wednesday, April 3
Culver Community baseball vs North Judson 5:30 p.m.
Culver Community track vs LaVille 5 p.m.
Thursday, April 4
PLYMOUTH â€” When Plymouthâ€™s Pilgrims take the field against South Central on Tuesday, it will be the first time since 1968 that someone other than Bill Nixon or a former player of Bill Nixon has led the team on the field that bears his name.
Pitching key in Ancilla sweep
A pair of solid pitching performances helped buoy Ancillaâ€™s softball team to a doubleheader sweep of Jackson Community College in MCCAA West play, 2-1 and 4-1.
In game one, Courtney Clark scattered five Jackson hits, getting 11 straight outs in the late innings to earn her fourth win of the season.
In the second game, Brianna McClellan pitched 6 2/3 innings of no-hit softball, finally allowing one run on two hits to earn her second victory of the season. She struck out five in the win.
Patrick J. Doyle
Dec. 22, 1916-March 26, 2013
Nikki L. Powell
March 27, 2013Â
ROCHESTER â€”Â Nikki Lynne Foster Powell, 69, of Rochester, died at 4:25 p.m., Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at St. Elizabeth Central, Lafayette.
She is survived by her husband, Jon; two daughters, Michelle Morgan and Leslee (Glenn) Goss; a sister, Shari (Jim) Hartzler all of Rochester; and five grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 6 p.m. Monday, April 1, 2013 in the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester. Visitation is from 3-6 p.m. Monday in the funeral home.
PLYMOUTH â€” Tragedy has brought the topic to the forefront, and preventing further tragedy has spurred greater research into sports concussions and their effect on long-term health.
It is a topic that is as important to local parents as it is in the NFL, and specialists from all over the world met recently in Zurich, Switzerland â€” at the headquarters of FIFA, the international governing body of soccer â€” to discuss recent research and developments in dealing with the problem in sports.