April 13th, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” It was a celebration that took 50 years in the making but it was well worth the wait.
Fifty years ago, local leaders formed an organization to lend a helping hand and contribute to a better way of life in Marshall County. From its early forms to becoming the United Way of Marshall County, the agency has truly done all it can to help many organizations that have made a difference in the lives of residents.
April 5, 2011
BREMEN â€” Harold Eshelman, 86, of Bremen, formerly of South Bend, died at 4:35 p.m. April 5, 2011 at in Bremen Health Care.
He is survived by sisters: Clara Webb of Osceola, and Betty Richards, Patricia Promroy, Mary Jones, Phyllis Northcutt, and Cindy Keyser, all of South Bend; two brothers, Richard Shank of Jacksonville, Fla. and Thomas Shank of Elkhart; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will take place from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 16 at Mishler Funeral Home in Bremen.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. aSaturday at the funeral home.
Joyce I. Dawson
July 14, 1925 â€” April 9, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Joyce I. Dawson, 85, of Heber City, Utah, formerly of Plymouth, Ind., died of natural causes in the Rocky Mountain Care Center, Heber City, Utah.
Joyce was born in South Bend, Ind., July 14, 1925.Â She was the daughter of Ray and Nancy Yoder Granning.Â She attended South Bend Schools.
March 3, 1946, in South Bend, she and Charles E. Dawson, Jr., were married.Â Charles died April 16, 1992.
April 16, 1946 â€” April 11, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” Barry F. Wiscons, age 64, of 2401 N. Michigan Street #37, Plymouth, passed away at 7:28 a.m., Monday, April 11, 2011, at his home.Â
Barry was born April 16, 1946, in Chicago, Ill., to Frank H. Wiscons and Louise (Nardiello) Wiscons. He was the second child, and the first son born, of six children. Barry was retired, from the Holiday Inn in Plymouth, as manager, after 25 years of service. He loved nature, animals, enjoyed taking walks in the park, and handing out treats to his â€śgrand-pets.â€ť
BREMEN â€” The Lady Lions needed a little help, but they got their first win.
Bremen broke a 1-1 tie in the bottom of the seventh inning as freshman pinch hitter Lexi Pate scored the winning run on a throwing error from third to top visiting Plymouth 2-1 Tuesday.
â€śThat was a fun one,â€ť said Bremen head coach Josh Walter. â€śWe just battled back at the end and made the runs happen when we had to.
PLYMOUTH â€” Among the items included in the Monday night meeting of the Plymouth Common Council was the first reading of an ordinance to amend an existing ordinance concerning the Community Improvement Commission and delineating its responsibilities.
Presenting the proposed revision was City Attorney Nelson Chipman, who said, â€śThis is to clean up and straighten out some of the rules.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€” â€śâ€¦You know the headline tomorrow is going to read confusion on hiring policyâ€¦â€ť
The words of Marshall County Councilman Ward Byers were prophetic as the County Council wrangled with the same issue in its monthly meeting as the Marshall County Commissioners did in theirs a week ago â€” just what is the protocol for replacing county employees who retire or move on to other employment?
Leah R. Brubaker
Dec. 2, 1914 â€” April 10, 2011
NORTH MANCHESTER â€” Leah R. Brubaker, 96, of Timbercrest Retirement Community in North Manchester, Ind., died at 6:35 p.m. Sunday, April 10, 2011 at Timbercrest Healthcare Center.
She was born Dec. 2, 1914 in Anklesvar, India to Adam and Alice (King) Ebey.Â
June 30, 1963 â€” April 9, 2011
CULVER â€” Todd E. Johnson, 47,Â of State Road 10, Culver, passed away Saturday, April 9, 2011, at 3:52 a.m. at SaintÂ Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne.
Lucy B. HaugÂ Â
April 7, 1919 â€”Â Dec. 11, 2010
WALKERTON â€” Lucy B. Haug, 91, passed away Dec. 11, 2010 in Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, Walkerton.Â Mrs. Haug was born April 7, 1919 in Donaldson, Ind. to Charles and Stella (Boyer) Dricker and lived in the area all of her life.Â
Nov. 26, 1939 in Twin Lakes, Ind. she was married to Carl M. Haug, who preceded her in death.Â