May 3rd, 2012
Ruth U. Romin
April 30, 2012
NAPPANEE â€”Â Ruth U. Romin, 84, of Heritage House, Nappanee, died Monday, April 30, 2012 at 2:15 a.m.
Surviving are daughters, Karyn Ruth (Myron) Bloom, Marathon, Iowa, Donna Jean (Don) Rohrer, Nappanee; a son, Paul Alvin (Marian Jean) Romin, Naperville, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and a sister, June Lundin, Kissimmee, Fla.
Florence C. Kreiter
April 28, 2012
BOURBON â€” Florence C. Kreiter, 77, of Bourbon, passed away Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 5:17 p.m. in Bremen Health Care Center. She fought a courageous 3 Â˝-year battle with ovarian cancer.
She was born Feb. 9, 1935 at Rolla, Ark. to Clarence Futch Sr. and Rachel Brown Futch.Â
She had worked at Biomet for 19 years and the Bourbon Public Library for more than 12 years. She enjoyed reading Christian fiction books and the Bible. She also loved cooking, baking and gardening.
Feb. 26, 1936-April 26, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Sheila Ann Jacobs, 76, of Plymouth and Winter Haven, Fla., went to be with her Lord and Savior, April 26, 2012, after sustaining injuries in an automobile accident.
Sheila was born Feb. 26, 1936, to Wilbur A. and Ann E. (Roszhart) McIntyre in Chicago, Ill. As a teenager, Sheila and her family moved to a dairy farm in Leiters Ford. Sheila graduated from Aubbeenaubbee High School, in 1954, and May 7, 1955, she married Richard H. Jacobs. They were the parents of four children, Richard II, Michael, Timothy, and Marianne.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Pilgrims battled back at the plate, but wild pitching in the third and fourth innings proved too much to come back from in a 9-7 Northern Lakes Conference loss to Elkhart Memorial Wednesday.
Plymouth sophomore starter Riley Cartwright surrendered four walks with a hit batsman, while catcherâ€™s interference cost another run as the visiting Chargers put up a five spot in the top of the third to grab a 6-1 lead, and another four walks by reliever Jacob Frantz cost two more runs in the fourth.
ELKHART â€”Â Senior Night for the Plymouth softball team is still about two weeks away, but the Lady Pilgrimsâ€™ two 12th-graders were at the center of nearly all the action Wednesday as Plymouth manufactured a thrilling 2-1 NLC victory at Elkhart Memorial.
Catcher Emilee Keilman was in the thick of things during both Plymouth tallies, including driving in the game-winner with a two-out, seventh-inning single, while her fellow senior and batterymate Marissa Sullivan shut down the aggressive Memorial hitters with a 15-strikeout performance.
Lindsey pushes Triton past Knox
Triton put up four runs in its final turn at the plate, and the Trojans rallied past visiting Knox 4-3 for a Northern State Conference win at home Wednesday.
Marc Lindsey drove in the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the seventh to give himself the win on the mound after coming in to relieve Seth Flenar in the fourth.
BREMEN â€”Â Bremen Family Martial Arts is hosting a self-defense class for women at 7 p.m. Saturday. The cost is $20 per person for the two-hour class. Those wishing to attend should be there (105 E. Plymouth St.) by 6:45 p.m. to begin promptly at 7 p.m. Attendees should also wear comfortable clothing. Those that cannot physically take part can attend to learn about keeping themselves safe. To register or to learn more, call 574-209-0718 or 574-546-5548.
LAKEVILLE â€” Tuesday was a night to commemorate LaVille seniorsâ€™ involvement in band during their high school career, but the students couldnâ€™t miss a chance to publicly thank their director, Nathanael Sudduth, for his hard work in helping them succeed.
â€ś(Sudduth) has done a lot for us,â€ť said senior KaiDee Pack to friends and family gathered in the school cafeteria. â€śHe came here and made us better than we were.â€ť
CULVER â€” Meet Mark Damore, Jr., a far less familiar face to Culver residents than his father, Original Root Beer Stand owner Mark Damore, though Mark the younger is quick to emphasize he's "proud to be named after (my father)."
He's a Chicago native, Butler grad, and he wants the former Edgewater Grille to be the best restaurant in Culver.
CULVER â€” Twenty-seven students in all from across the county earned the privilege of competing at the 30th Marshall County Spelling Bee, though in the end St. Michael Catholic School seventh grader Kendall Dreibelbis finally edged out Riverside Elementary sixth grader Autumn Wilson after a lengthy elimination battle between the girls, to take first place. Argos eighth grader Cody Detwiler came in third, just beating out Culver Communtiy seventh grader Brianna Kinyanjui, who was eliminated by the word, â€śmyriad.â€ť