March 10th, 2011
Ellen Lucille Warnacut
July 23, 1925 â€“ March 8, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€“ E. Lucille â€śLouâ€ť Warnacut, 85, of 7928 9B Road, Plymouth, passed away Tuesday at 10:40 p.m. of natural causes in the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center â€“ Plymouth. Lou was a lifetime Marshall County resident.
She was born in Argos, Indiana on July 23, 1925, the daughter of Eugene and Laberta (Gunkle) Meredith. She graduated from the Argos High School with the Class of 1943.
Lou became the bride of David I. Warnacut on March 8, 1945 in El Centro, Calif. while he was on leave serving in the Marine Corp.
Helen Virginia Buss
March 8, 2011
NAPPANEE â€” Helen Virginia Buss, 95, of Nappanee, died at 4:22 p.m., Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at Elkhart General Hospital.
She is survived by a son, Roger (Mary) Buss, Walkerton, grandson, Robert R. Phillip (Renee) Buss, Kendallville, and great grandson, Aidan Buss, Kendallville.Â She was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Chase and brothers, Roy, Paul, and Milburn Roelke.
Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee.
An Eastern Star Memorial Service will take place at 8 p.m.
Carol Suzanne "Sue" Shanafelt
July 1, 1945 - March 7, 2011
MISHAWAKA â€” Carol Suzanne "Sue" Shanafelt, 65, residing in Mishawaka, passed away at 6 p.m. Monday, March 7, in the Emergency Room at St. Vincent Heart Center, Indianapolis.
She was born July 1, 1945 in South Bend, a daughter of Elmer L. and Ernestine M. (Stegmann) Shanafelt, and has lived in this area all of her life. She graduated from John Adams High School class of 1963.
BREMEN â€” The American Red Cross Marshall County Chapter will offer free compression-only CPR training classes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 26 at the Bremen Senior Center, 103 N. Center St. The classes are open to all community members age 14 and over.
Each class is one hour. A Spanish interpreter will be available for one of the classes.
NORTH JUDSON â€” Three down, four to go.
With sectionals out of the way, North Judson-San Pierre basketball coach Ryan Bales said if youâ€™re not already thinking about a state championship, youâ€™re just not trying very hard.
Culver Academies Choir will join a combined chorus of select singers from every age group -- high school, college, and adult -- in the high-profile, four-day Mozart International Choral Festival June 29 through July 3, in Salzburg, Germany. The festival culminates in a performance of Mozartâ€™s Mass in C â€śCoronation,â€ť K.317, and additional selections, in the historic Salzburg Dom. Professor Janos Czifra, director of music at the Dom, (which is the same position Mozart held) and Dr. Eph Ehly, will co-direct the concert, accompanied by a professional Austrian orchestra and European soloists.
The Board of Directors of the Marshall County Community Foundation has announced the estalblishment of a new permanent endowment fund and the first affinity group associated with the MCCF. An affinity group i s a collection of individuals who work together to support a common cause.
Started by 16 Culver-area women, the LIFT Endowment Fund Agremeent was signed during a ceremony on February 25. Known as the LIFT Group, the women hope to use their skills, talent, and friendship to lift other women to success, as LIFT is an acronym for Lending Inspirational Friendship Together.
Autumn Leed and her Yellow River Band will be performing this weekend at the Plymouth Eagles. The Nashville recording artist will open at 8 p.m., with band members Jeremiah Banghart, acoustic guitar; Matt McFarland, lead guitar, Mike Leed, bass guitar; Greg Meisner, drums and Kristel Anderson, mandolin, fiddle, harmonica.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Indiana Department of Education released the list of 2009-10 Four Star Schools Tuesday, and Webster Elementary was one of those named for the distinction.
According to the IDOE, out of 1,808 public schools, only 188 schools met the criteria to be named a Four Star School. Thirteen of the 261 private schools also received the honor.
PLYMOUTH â€” Several new deputies will soon be patrolling the county as part of the Marshall County Sheriffâ€™s Department.
Marshall County Tom Chamberlin came before the Marshall County Commissioners to seek their approval for the hiring of three new officers to fill positions that have been vacated within the department. The department has been operating under its allotted level of 17 officers and had begun accepting applications for the openings in November.