April 23rd, 2012
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PLYMOUTH âÂ Pending the Board of Public Works and Safety approval of the Delmonte request to work in the right of way today, Western Avenue, Plymouth will be closed Tuesday April 24 through Sunday, April 29. The closure is needed to repair the two Western Avenue railroad crossings just north of North Street. The industrial park will be serviced by traveling on Western Avenue north of the closure area. Delmonte will be the only company serviced by traveling on Western Avenue south of the closure area. Updates will be provided if there are any changes in the work schedule.
It seem hard to believe, but it's been 10 years (or will be, this fall) since Ed and Lora Pinder and family closed the doors for the last time on one of the most beloved local eateries in most residents' memories. Ed told the Citizen at the time it had "even older men my age" crying. "There were lots of tears," he said.
Phillip N. Nafziger
April 18, 2012Â
ROCHESTER âÂ Phillip Noel Nafziger, 67, of Rochester died at 3:01 p.m., Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at Woodlawn Hospital.
He is survived by his wife, Roxanne; a son, Roger Nafziger of Prosper, Texas; and a brother, Roger (Nancy) Nafziger of Tombal, Texas.
Services will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 22, 2012 at Alejandraâs, 2077 Main St., Rochester. Memorials in lieu of flowers be made to Shop with a Cop. The Good Family Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. Condolences may be left atÂ www.goodfamilyfh.com.
Robert C. Tobey
Harold âCurlyâ Dean Stevens
Oct. 2, 1938-April 20, 2012
ARGOS âÂ Harold âCurlyâ Dean Stevens, 73, of Argos died April 20, 2012 at 8:26 a.m. at his residence following a sudden illness.
He was born Oct. 2, 1938 in Red Wine, Ky. to Sanford and Elizabeth (Hill) Stevens. He lived in the Argos community since 1955. Dec. 9, 1960 in Rochester he married Verna Lou Bear.
Jeffrey C. Whitmer
April 20, 2012
TYNER âÂ Jeff C. Whitmer, 49, residing in Tyner, passed away at 3:15 p.m. Friday, April 20, 2012 at the Elkhart General Hospital after a short illness. Jeff was born Sept. 4, 1962 in South Bend and has been a lifelong area resident. He was self-employed specializing in the drywall business.
John P. Antich
April 19, 2012
GROVERTOWN âÂ John P. Antich, 83, died Thursday, April 19, 2012 in his home.Â
He is survived by his wife, Mary; three daughters, Carol Bracich of Hamlet, Pat Nieubuurt of Milford and Chris Palmer of Walkerton; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
There will be no visitation. Private services will take place at a later date. Memorial contributions may be given to the family. To leave online condolences, go to rannellsfuneralhome.com.
Lauraine Louise Aanerud
April 19, 2012Â
Richard Rex Bean
March 23, 1942-April 20, 2012Â
PLYMOUTH âÂ Richard Rex Bean, 70, a resident of King Road, Bremen, died following a valiant battle against cancer. A longtime public accountant, he passed away at 5:30 a.m., Friday, April 20, 2012, in the comfort of his home and family.
Dick was born in South Sioux City, Iowa March 23, 1942 the son of Rex and Esther Beam.
PLYMOUTH â Longtime Marshall County businessman Budd Treat and his wife Ajean were the recipients of Saint Joseph Regional Medical Centerâs annual âCatch the Spiritâ award, presented Friday at a gala at Swan Lake Resort in Plymouth.
The award is presented each year by SJRMC to Marshall County residents who exemplify the spirit of the organizationâidentified as passionate giving, enthusiastic service, and tenacious vision.
PLYMOUTH âÂ Now that many Marshall County students have school-issued laptop computers, school officials are looking seriously into how to deal with bullying that occurs online.
âWe are investigating programs that will detect threats made on social media at school,â said Plymouth Community School Corporation superintendent Daniel Tyree. âWe want to use the one that we think will be the most effective.â
Tyree said that Plymouth principals are becoming more aware of the need to regularly check studentâs computers to ensure threats are not being made.