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September 16th, 2014

Shirley Girten

September 16, 2014

Shirley Girten
July 21, 1939 - Sept. 14, 2014
PLYMOUTH — Shirley J. Girten, 75, Plymouth, passed away Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at 7:55 a.m., at Miller’s Merry Manor, in Plymouth.

Dale E. Kersey

September 16, 2014

Dale E. Kersey
June 24, 1937 - Sept. 15, 2014
PLYMOUTH — Dale E. Kersey, 77, of Plymouth, passed away Monday morning in the Pilgrim Manor Care Center.
Visitation will be Thursday from 5-7 p.m. in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth followed by services at 7 p.m.
A complete obituary will appear in the Wednesday edition of the Pilot News.

Judith Ann Kolkman

September 16, 2014

Judith Ann Kolkman
Sept. 6, 2014
SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. — Judith Ann Kolkman passed away peacefully on Saturday evening, Sept. 6, 2014.
She is survived by her husband of 36 years, Donald J Kolkman; her son, Blane Soper, his wife Annabelle Soper; and Judy’s grandson, Blaney Soper. She is also survived by her stepchildren, Dawn and Dave Wallin and granddaughter Alexandra, Dave Kolkman and grandsons Dawson and Brayden.
Judy was a strong fighter and cancer survivor for 13 years and loved tennis. She will be sadly missed.

Robert E. Averill

September 16, 2014

Robert E. Averill
April 26, 1929 - Feb. 6, 2014
NAPPANEE — Robert E. Averill, age 84, of Nappanee, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. He was born in Chicago, Ill., and lived his early years in Dundee, Ill. The family moved to Plymouth in 1941.
He enlisted in the Indiana National Guard during the Korean Conflict.
He was married to Martha Dick on July 11, 1958 in Nappanee, where they made their home after their marriage.
Mr. Averill worked for Durkee Food Products until his retirement.

Death notice 9-16-14

September 16, 2014

Bradley A. Penicaro
Sept. 12, 2014
KEWANNA — Bradley Allen Penicaro, 58, of Kewanna, died at 5:52 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 at St. Vincent Hospital of Carmel.
Good Family Funeral Home, Rochester is in charge of arrangements.

Speed limit reduction coming soon

September 16, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — The speed limit is being reduced on Lincoln Highway. The change process has begun as County Attorney James Clevenger presented the Marshall County Commissioners an ordinance to that effect. The speed limit is currently 55 mph and it is being reduced to 45 from Pioneer Drive to the city limits where it drops to 35 mph.
That wasn't the only thing the Marshall County Highway department had to present to the commissioners Monday morning. There was a road cut, another speed limit reduction, a driveway permit and truck bids were awarded. Get all the details in today's Pilot News.

Triton High School improvement plans

September 16, 2014

BOURBON – “Consistent, rigorous improvement”—that is what makes Triton Jr./Sr. High School a noteworthy institution in Marshall County. As a smaller secondary school, students can feel personally taught with an 18:1 student/teacher ratio.
The main goals for the school are:
• Goal #1 is to improve English/Language Arts meeting standards (passing) of ECA and ISTEP+ to at least 90 percent.
• Goal #2 is to implement “Positive Behavioral Intervention Supports”.
• Goal #3 is to implement/develop Early College: A Pathway to Success.

Four arrested in Argos on drug charges

September 16, 2014

ARGOS — Tyler Hardee, Uriah Milton, Melissa Newcomb and Michael Knezevich were arrested Friday on drug charges after police from three agencies executed a search warrant in Argos. The details from the police report are in today's Pilot News.

September 15th

Edna M. Weedling

September 15, 2014

Edna M. Weedling
Feb. 23, 1915 – Sept. 13, 2014
PLYMOUTH — Edna M. Weedling, 99, a former resident of Garden Court East in Plymouth, passed away at 3:10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 in the Pilgrim Manor Care Center.
Born in Argos on Feb. 23, 1915, she is the daughter of Orval and Nellie (Warren) Fear. She received her education at Argos in a one room schoolhouse.
On Feb. 9, 1931 in Warsaw she became the bride of Wayne L. Weedling. He would precede her in death on Jan. 14, 1993.
Edna was a longtime member of the Pretty Lake Trinity United Methodist Church.

Robert E. Harris

September 15, 2014

Robert E. Harris
Nov. 25, 1930 – Sept. 12, 2014
PLYMOUTH — Robert E. Harris, 83, of Plymouth, passed away at his home due to natural causes Friday evening, Sept. 12, 2014.
Bob was born in Bippus on Nov. 25, 1930, the son of Harry H. and Juanita (Reece) Harris. The family moved from Allen County near Ft. Wayne to Plymouth in 1937. 

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