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September 9th, 2014

Darrell E. Merrill

September 9, 2014

Darrell E. Merrill
Oct. 27, 1957 - Sept. 7, 2014
SOUTH BEND — Darrell E. Merrill, 56, of South Bend passed away at 6:15 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 at Memorial Hospital. He was born on Oct. 27, 1957 in South Bend to William E. and Shirley Ann (Huffman) Merrill. On Sept. 25, 1982 in South Bend he was united in marriage to the former Pamala Kalamaja.

Death notice 9-9-14

September 9, 2014

Janet L. Lowry
Sept. 8, 2014
WAKARUSA — Janet L. Lowry, 66, of Wakarusa, died at 6:35 a.m., Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 at her residence.
Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee is in charge of arrangements.

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September 9, 2014

In the highly anticipated announcement, Apple unveils a bigger, better, thinner, and expensive iPhone. Jen Markham has all the details.

County budgets for 2015 approved

September 9, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — The Marshall County Council had to make budget cuts to the various department's proposed budgets in order to keep the budgets in line with the anticipated revenue for the year. In addition to making the appropriate cuts the council members decided to offset the expected increase in employee insurance (20-25 percent) by mandating employees contribute five percent of the premium. Full time County employees will also receive a slight raise in 2015.
In today's Pilot News you can read about the various cuts and the details about the budget adoption meeting held Monday morning.

Limited parking coming soon

September 9, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Parking in front of Lincoln Junior High could soon be limited to 2 hours. Plymouth Board of Public Works member Shawn Grobe informed the board that he had been informed by Plymouth Superintendent Dan Tyree that parking is an issue. Visitor to the school have difficulty finding parking spots as they are filled all day long. The council agreed to look into the matter and further discuss it at their next meeting.
Read about the Board of Public Works meeting in detail including the monthly fire department report and an update to the Metronet project in today's Pilot News.

September 8th

Reginald L. ‘Reg’ Shireman

September 8, 2014

Reginald L. ‘Reg’ Shireman
Jan. 8, 1944 - Sept. 5, 2014
MONTICELLO — Reginald L. “Reg” Shireman, 70, of Monticello, passed away at 1:34 p.m., Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 at Franciscan St. Elizabeth East Hospital in Lafayette.
Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 at Springer-Voorhis-Draper Funeral Home of Monticello. Friends may also call one hour prior to services Tuesday at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be at 12 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with close friend, Jay Janke officiating.
Private burial will follow for the family in Riverview IOOF Cemetery.

Iris M. Keck

September 8, 2014

Iris M. Keck
Sept. 16, 1928 - Sept. 4, 2014
SOUTH BEND — Iris M. Keck, age 85, of South Bend, passed away, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014.
Iris was born on Sept. 16, 1928, in Plymouth, to Elmer and Minnie (Bradley) Couts. She married Eugene E. “Gene” Keck on May 21, 1948.

Mary Kathryn Brugh

September 8, 2014

Mary Kathryn Brugh
March 6, 1945 – Sept. 6, 2014
PLYMOUTH — Mary Kathryn Brugh, 69, of Charles Street, passed away in her home on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at 5:14 a.m.
Born in Renssalaer on March 6, 1945, Mary was the daughter of Robert J. Hasty and Margaret (Fry) Mahoney.
Before her retirement, Mary worked as a nurse’s aide at Miller’s Merry Manor in Plymouth.
She enjoyed going to yard sales and finding new treasures. Mary was a doll collector and loved crafting, especially making cards. She adored time spent with her family and was always the trickster.

Sylvia Corinne Tallarita

September 8, 2014

Sylvia Corinne Tallarita
June 17, 1933 – Sept. 5, 2014
PLYMOUTH — Sylvia C. Tallarita, 81, died of natural causes at Pilgrim Manor at 10:52 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014.
Sylvia was born in East Chicago on June 17, 1933 to Nicholas and Elizabeth (German) Komanich. She graduated from West High School in Plymouth, where she also played on the women’s basketball team all through high school.
On April 17, 1955, at the Plymouth Trinity United Methodist Church, Sylvia and William Tallarita were married.

Death notice 9-8-14

September 8, 2014

Janice J. Meredith
Sept. 6, 2014
PLYMOUTH — Janice J. “Jan” Meredith, 78, died Saturday afternoon, Sept. 6, 2014 at Pilgrim Manor, Plymouth. Arrangements are in the care of the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth.

John R. Hickle
Sept. 6, 2014
ARGOS — John R. Hickle, 70, of Argos, died Sept. 6, 2014 at 6:30 a.m. at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka.
Arrangements are pending with the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos.

Evelyn Reese
Sept. 6, 2014

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