February 29th, 2012
Glennis Birkey Reidenbach
Feb. 26, 2012
BREMEN â€”Â Glennis Birkey Reidenbach, 89, died Feb. 26, 2012.
Survivors include her husband, Philip Reidenbach of Conway, S.C.; two sons, Richard (Barbara) Reidenbach of Indianapolis, Steven (Mary) Reidenbach of Bremen; one daughter, Susan (Dennis) Wiseman of Conway, S.C.; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one brother, Robert Birkey of Plymouth.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at Bremen United Methodist Church, Bremen directed by Mishler Funeral Home, Bremen.
Leslie A. Hodges
Sept. 7, 1969-Feb. 26, 2012
PIERCETON â€”Â Leslie A. Hodges, 42, of Pierceton died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012 at 5:35 p.m. at her home from injuries she suffered in a farm machinery accident.
Leslie was born the daughter of James Hodges and Toni Burnett Wheeler Sept. 7, 1969 at Plymouth and was a resident of the area all her life. She was a graduate of Triton High School with the class of 1988. She was also a member of the American Quarter Horse Association and loved her two dogs; â€śJackâ€ť and â€śPeepsâ€ť and her horses. She worked at D & T Transportation of Goshen delivering RVs.
James D. Garab
Oct. 9, 1985-Feb. 25, 2012
WALKERTON â€”Â James D. Garab, 26, of Walkerton passed away Saturday, Feb. 25 in his residence.
Mr. Garab was born Oct. 9, 1985 in LaPorte and resided in the Walkerton area his lifetime.
He is survived by his parents, Don J. Garab Sr. and Pamela Sue (Budd) Garab; a brother, Donald J. Garab Jr. of Walkerton and by two stepsisters, Renee M. Craig of Grovertown and Rebecca M. Cromey of Indianapolis. Also surviving is his maternal grandmother, Virginia L. Budd and his paternal grandmother, Catherine Ganger.
PLYMOUTH â€” Austin Schoff, the 18 year old Plymouth High School student who was struck by another Plymouth teen on Michigan Road Feb. 17, has been removed from ICU at Memorial Hospital, South Bend.
Says mom, Kathy Jo Schoff, â€śAustin is making huge strides considering the damage that has been done.â€ť
She said that on day five, the intracranial pressure valve was removed from his brain and the sedative was turned off.
â€śDay six, the ventilator was removed and he began breathing successfully on his own,â€ť she said.
TOPEKA â€” One area team advanced; one is done.
LaVille succumbed late to host Westview in a back-and-forth opener, while Bremen jumped off to a fast start and held off a tenacious Prairie Heights squad in the late quarterfinal at Class 2A Sectional 35 Tuesday.
PRAIRIE HEIGHTS 48
The Lions got off to a slow start in their regular-season closer last Friday, and Culver punished them for it.
PLYMOUTH â€” John Glennâ€™s Josh Anderson was a difference maker Tuesday.
The Falcon senior compiled 24 points against conference foe New Prairie, but his biggest impact may have come when he didnâ€™t have the ball.
BOURBON â€” In a season chock full of memorable moments and performances, Tritonâ€™s Clay Yeo tacked on one more of each Tuesday.
The 6-foot-6 juniorâ€™s first-quarter trey set a new Triton single-season scoring record, and he erupted for 15 of his game-high 27 points during an eight-minute stretch in the second half to lead the Class A No. 5 Trojans to a 70-45 victory over Oregon-Davis in the Class A Boys Basketball Sectional 51 opener at The Trojan Trench.
ROYAL OAK, Mich. â€” Plymouth graduate Jessica Centa was one of three Saint Maryâ€™s basketball players given Michiana Intercollegiate Athletic Association All-Conference honors, the college announced Tuesday.
Centa was named to the All-MIAA second team along with teammate Patsy Mahoney, while Kelley Murphy was named to the first team for the Belles.
Feb. 20, 2012
WALDPORT, Ore. â€”Â Harry Richard Jones, 89, of Waldport, Ore., died Monday, Feb. 20, 2012 at the Samaritan Pacific Community Hospital in Newport, Ore.
Visitation will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 1, 2012, at the Van Gilder Funeral Home, 300 W. Madison St., Plymouth.
The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. at the Van Gilder Funeral Home.
Committal services will follow at New Oak Hill Cemetery, in Plymouth.
Feb. 20, 1941-Feb. 17, 2012
SOUTH BEND â€”Â Donna L. Kline, 70, of South Bend passed away Feb. 17, 2012 in St. Joseph Medical Center, Mishawaka.