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September 18th

Results 9-18

September 18, 2013

Boys tennis
Pilgrims sweep Chargers
Plymouth's boys tennis team stayed in the hunt for a Northern Lakes Conference title with a 5-0 shutout of visiting Elkhart Memorial Tuesday at the Mary Beth Hunter Tennis Complex in Centennial Park.
The closest match came at 2 doubles, where Ryan Johnson and Braydon Davidson defeated Brett Wilson and Justin Walter 6-2, 6-1.
The Pilgrims surrendered a total of three games on the other four courts, including John Hunter's 6-0, 6-0 win at 1 singles, as they moved to 9-1 overall with a 4-1 NLC mark.

September 17th

Dixie L. Rensberger

September 17, 2013

Dixie L. Rensberger
Oct. 31, 1931 - Sept. 14, 2013
PLYMOUTH — Dixie L. Rensberger, 81, passed away at 2:55 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 at the Miller’s Merry Manor in Plymouth. Mrs. Rensberger was born Oct. 31, 1931 in South Bend to the late Clifford and Elsie (Crilow) Betz. She has been a lifelong area resident, living in Plymouth for the past 10 years. On Aug. 28, 1949 in South Bend, she married Loren R. Rensberger who survives.

Robert Ulrich

September 17, 2013

Robert Ulrich
Sept. 3, 1935 - Sept. 15, 2013
PLYMOUTH — Robert C. Ulrich, 78, of Plymouth, passed away Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at 3:35 a.m., at his home.

Helen Louise Wright

September 17, 2013

Helen Louise Wright
Jan. 31, 1918 - April 15, 2013
BOURBON — Helen Louise Wright, 95, Peyton, Colo. formerly of Bourbon went to be with Dale at 11:30 p.m. April 15, 2013 at Life Care Center of Colorado Springs.
Helen was born Jan. 31, 1918, in Bourbon to Harvey and Pearl Parks Byrer. On May 12, 1935 she married Dale Edward Wright who preceded her in death Jan. 19, 2006. They had 71 years of marriage and organized the Golden Butterflies club in Golf Lakes Estates, where they spent their last 31 winters.

Death notices 9-17-13

September 17, 2013

Carol M. Bickel
Sept. 15, 2013
PLYMOUTH — Carol M. Bickel, 72, died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013 in The Center for Hospice, Elkhart.
Surviving is one son, John Bickel of Plymouth.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 at 2 p.m. CDT at Our Redeemer Church, Knox. Burial will follow at the Bass Lake Cemetery. Visitation is Wednesday at the church from 12 to 2 p.m. Memorial contributions may be given to The Center for Hospice, Elkhart. Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel is handling arrangements. To leave online condolences, go to

Fred R. Grigsby

Marshall County Jail Bookings for September 17

September 17, 2013

•Trista Jean Smith, 20 of South Bend was arrested by Plymouth Police at 5:55 p.m. on Sept. 16 for probation violation.
•Adam Tyrone Kuchel, 30 of Grovertown was arrested by Plymouth Police at 10 a.m. on Sept. 13 for probation violation.
•Jesse Lynn Slabaugh, 23 of Nappanee was arrested by Marshall County Sheriff's Department at 4:40 p.m. on Sept. 13 for child molesting, sexual battery.

September 16th

Irvin A. Overmyer

September 16, 2013

Irvin A. Overmyer
Nov. 12, 1919 – Sept. 14, 2013
CULVER — Irvin A. Overmyer, 93, of Carol Stream, Ill., formerly of Culver, passed away peacefully at 2:22 p.m. Sept. 14, 2013 at Belmont Village.
Irvin was born Nov. 12, 1919, one of two children born to Ora and August (Samuel) Overmyer of Culver. He proudly served his country in the Navy during WWII. He received a Bronze Star. After his service ended, he fell in love and married Irma A. Stevens on July 29, 1945 in Culver. Together they raised two sons.

Wendell Nelson

September 16, 2013

Wendell Nelson
July 30, 1917 - Aug. 24, 2013
PLYMOUTH — Wendell E. Nelson, age 96, of Orange, Calif., formerly of Plymouth, passed away Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif. 
Wendell was born July 30, 1917, in Plymouth, to Walter J. and Stella M. (Fletcher) Nelson. Wendell married the former Treva F. Read on May 23, 1943. She preceded Wendell in death July 10, 2010. Together they raised their two sons. Wendell retired from the City of Plymouth Park Department and also worked for the South Bend Current Company.

High school sports schedule, Week of Sept. 16

September 16, 2013

Monday, September 16
Argos volleyball vs Westville 7 p.m.
Bremen girls soccer vs Mishawaka at Eberhart 5 p.m.
Bremen boys soccer vs LaVille 5 p.m.
LaVille girls golf vs Tippy Valley at Mill Creek 4:30 p.m.
LaVille boys tennis vs LaLumiere 5:30 p.m.
Glenn boys soccer at Mishawaka 5 p.m.
Plymouth girls golf vs Adams/ CGA at PCC 5 p.m.
Plymouth girls soccer vs Glenn 5 p.m.
Plymouth volleyball vs Marian 6 p.m.
Triton boys tennis vs Bremen 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, September 17
Argos boys soccer at Trinity 5 p.m.
Bremen volleyball at Knox 6 p.m.

King's Jewelry Male Athlete of the Week Grant Klockow

September 16, 2013

Bremen freshman running back Grant Klockow celebrated his career-first start with a game-leading 76 yards on 11 rushes with a touchdown during the Lions’ NSC win over Triton Friday.

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