PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ Oliver Ford has started a new Christmas tradition that it has entitled ‚Äú20 Days of Giving.‚ÄĚ
The Oliver Ford service team of Cody Rhodes, Barry Grosselin and Gayle Lemler ‚ÄĒ as well as the ladies in the office: Gracie Fonseca, Wendy Tapia and Della Egger ‚ÄĒ have been collecting new and gently-used toys for the children of the Marshall County Neighborhood Center and the Heminger House in Plymouth. In return, Oliver Ford gave each person that donated a toy or a monetary donation 50 percent off an oil change, including a spot-free vehicle wash.
May 18, 1917 ¬†‚ÄĒ¬†Dec. 20, 2010
WESTVILLE ‚ÄĒ Lewis J. Duwelius, 93, of 310 Ash Parkway, Westville, Ind., formerly of Plymouth, passed away at 8:40 a.m., Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, at the Hospice House, in South Bend.
Lewis was born May 18, 1917, in Plymouth, to Harry J. and Loretta A. (Richard) Duwelius. Lewis married former Helen L. Zumbaugh Oct. 6, 1951 and enjoyed 31 years of marriage together.¬†
Jacob ‚ÄėJake‚Äô Borkholder
Dec. 21, 2010
NEW PARIS ‚ÄĒ Jacob ‚ÄúJake‚ÄĚ Borkholder, 66, of New Paris, died at 8:16 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010 at his residence.
Santa and Mrs. Claus (with helpers William and Carolyn Cassell) visited Garden Court West apartments recently, spending time with residents and their families.
ARGOS ‚ÄĒ While a much needed drainage project is being contested, it isn‚Äôt coming to a stop.
While Thomas Crowell, a property owner continues to contest the assessment of the project, crews are set to begin work on the south side of Argos.
The project will give some much needed relief from storm water to that side of the town.
Dec. 2, 1924 ‚ÄĒ Dec. 20, 2010
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ¬†Audrie Mae (Hensley) Wright, 86, Oakhill Avenue, Plymouth, formerly of Argos, died at 6:25 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20, 2010 at Miller‚Äôs Merry Manor, Plymouth, following a lengthy illness.
She was born Dec. 2, 1924 in Breathitt County, Ky. to Shelton and Zilla (Dyer) Hensley. She had lived in the Argos community since 1950 coming from Breathitt County, Ky.
She married Samuel Wright Oct. 30, 1943 in Breathitt County, Ky. and was a homemaker. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ, Argos.
Mary Edith Craig
Dec. 21, 2010
WAKARUSA ‚ÄĒ¬†Mary Edith Craig, 97, of Wakarusa, formerly of Bremen, died Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010 at Miller‚Äôs Merry Manor in Wakarusa following a lengthy illness. ¬†¬†
She is survived by sisters: Esther Craig of South Bend, Alice Newsom of Fort Myers, Fla., Edna Gibboney of Elgin, Ill., and Wilma Rolston of South Bend.
A memorial service will take place at a later date with burial at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Bourbon.
Memorial contributions may be made to Heifer International Project (1 World Ave, Little Rock, AR, 72202).
WINONA LAKE ‚ÄĒ Both Triton‚Äôs basketball teams struggled with high turnover numbers and low percentage shooting in the second half at the Mid-Winter Classic.
The Lady Trojans coughed up nine turnovers while converting just 5 of 17 shots as Warsaw defeated Triton 41-28 in the girls opener, while the Trojans gave up seven of their 13 total turnovers and were held to 7 of 22 shooting after a 48-percent first half in the second half of their 55-43 loss to the Tigers in the main event at the Grace Orthopaedic Capital Center at Grace College Tuesday.
ELKHART ‚ÄĒ After Tuesday‚Äôs 2010 finale, the Bremen boys basketball team hopes the new year brings better results.
Bremen found itself in a 15-point hole after a quarter against Elkhart Christian Academy and never challenged the hosts in a 50-27 defeat.
‚ÄúThey came out ready to play and we did not,‚ÄĚ Bremen coach Kyle Hanyzewski said. ‚ÄúOur defensive effort was very concerning. I‚Äôm at a loss for words, and anybody that‚Äôs ever seen us play defense would say the same thing.‚ÄĚ
Lewis J. Duwelius
Dec. 20, 2010
WESTVILLE ‚ÄĒ Lewis J. Duwelius, 93, of Westville, died at 8:40 a.m. Dec. 20, 2010 at Hospice of South Bend.
Arrangements are pending with Van Gilder Funeral Home, 300 W. Madison St., Plymouth.
Margaret Ellen Sherwood
Dec. 19, 2010
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ Margaret Ellen Sherwood, 90, of Plymouth, died Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010 at Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home.