April 15th, 2011
Betty J. Banks
April 11, 2011
CULVER â Betty J. Banks, 78, of Culver, died at 2:50 p.m. Monday, April 11, 2011 in Culver.
She is survived by a son, Jimmy (Beverly) Banks; daughter, Brenda (Tommy) Gravely; sister, Polly (Robert) Dukes; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Visitation will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 15 at Odom Funeral Home, Culver.
Funeral services will take place at 3 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Burial will follow at Leiters Ford IOOF Cemetery.
Mary E. Mallory
Jan. 5, 1924 â Jan. 30, 2011
NAUGATUCK, Conn. âÂ Mary E. (Stover) Mallory, 87, of Naugatuck, Conn., died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011, at Waterbury Hospital, after a short illness and courageous fight for life.
She was the wife of Robert W. Mallory.
WALKERTON â For both teams, it was a game to grow on.
Plymouth claimed its first win after a rough start to the season, while John Glennâs young squad got its first game under its belt as the Lady Pilgrims topped the Falcons 8-2 at Glenn Thursday.
âWe generally donât play very well over here so it was nice to come over here and get a win in Falconland,â said Plymouth head softball coach Ed Kelso. âThe girls are staying in there. Theyâre giving us what theyâve got, and weâre ready for the rest of the season.â
PLYMOUTH â The annual Marshall County Republican Lincoln Day Dinner held Wednesday night gave Master of Ceremonies Dean Colvin an opportunity to thank those currently running for an elected office and acknowledge the many loyal Republicans who have led or supported the party in the past.
Speaking to a large crowd assembled at Christosâ Banquet Hall, Colvin said, âOne of the things about Republicans is the work that is done behind the scenes by the âfoot soldiers.ââ
Barbara Esther (Whan) Hughes
Feb. 1, 1916-Jan. 25, 2011
CULVER â Barbara Esther (Whan) Hughes, 94, of Walnut Creek, Calif., formerly of Culver, died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011 at Sophiaâs Care House in Walnut Creek, Calif.
She is survived by two daughters, Johanna Trickovic of Orinda, Calif., and Greta Berlin of bar Sur Loup France; son, Eric of Oakland, Calif.; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Kenneth L. Luse
July 1, 1930 â April 11, 2011
PLYMOUTH âÂ Kenneth L. Luse, 80, a lifetime Plymouth resident, passed away in the company of his family following an extended illness. Ken resided with his loving wife Mary of 61 years, on Redbud Drive.
Ken had many friends and was a regular at the McDonaldâs morning coffee club. Kenâs comic nature never knew a stranger as he sought humor in everyday life. Most importantly he was a devoted Christian and family man who was âalways thereâ for them and the needs of others.
BREMEN â After a disappointing home loss to Triton last Friday, the Pilgrims were hoping for a strong showing this week.
Theyâre off to a good start.
Plymouth scored four runs in the top of the first and added on scores in all but two innings, while junior lefty Jordan Scheetz scattered five hits for two runs in five frames of work on the mound as the Pilgrims beat Bremen 12-4 on the road Wednesday.
It was Plymouthâs second road victory in two games after a win at Rochester Tuesday night.
Organizers of Culver's fourth annual, all-night Relay for Life have confirmed the return of NFL Colts placekicker Adam Vinatieri Friday evening to the event.
PLYMOUTH â It was a celebration that took 50 years in the making but it was well worth the wait.
Fifty years ago, local leaders formed an organization to lend a helping hand and contribute to a better way of life in Marshall County. From its early forms to becoming the United Way of Marshall County, the agency has truly done all it can to help many organizations that have made a difference in the lives of residents.
April 5, 2011
BREMEN â Harold Eshelman, 86, of Bremen, formerly of South Bend, died at 4:35 p.m. April 5, 2011 at in Bremen Health Care.
He is survived by sisters: Clara Webb of Osceola, and Betty Richards, Patricia Promroy, Mary Jones, Phyllis Northcutt, and Cindy Keyser, all of South Bend; two brothers, Richard Shank of Jacksonville, Fla. and Thomas Shank of Elkhart; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will take place from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 16 at Mishler Funeral Home in Bremen.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. aSaturday at the funeral home.