Archive - Aug 2010 - Obituary
Nov. 22, 1922 â€“ Aug. 30, 2010
PLYMOUTH â€” Lifetime Plymouth resident Ralph E. Schaal, 87, of Briarwood Avenue, died unexpectedly of natural causes Monday Aug. 30, 2010 at 9:48 a.m. in the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
Ralph was born the son of Ralph Cleo and Fern (Kanarr) Schaal in Plymouth Nov. 22, 1922.
He was a 1941 graduate from LaPaz High School.
June 16, 1945 he took Rula June McCan as his wife in Plymouth. This past June they celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary together.
Dec. 6, 1953 â€”Â Aug. 25, 2010
ELBURN, Ill. â€” David R. Town, 52, of Elburn, Ill., passed away Aug. 25, 2010 in his home after a two-year battle with cancer.
Dave was married May 30, 1992 in St. Charles to Donna McLaughlin Town who survives. Other survivors include his parents, Bob and Dorothy Town of Bluffton, Ohio, formerly of Argos; sisters Lorie Osinski of Glen Arbor, Mich., Robin (Paul) Miller and Rhonda (Chris) Wrenger of Bluffton, Ohio; several nieces and nephews; aunts, Lena Coplen of Bourbon, Mary (Stan) Wilhelm of Argos; and an uncle, Bill (Lu) Town of Bremen.
Â Â Â Â Â Â Dec. 25, 1957 â€”Â Aug. 28, 2010
KOONTZ LAKE â€”Â Francis Christopher "Chris" Irwin, 52, passed away Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010 in Lutheran Hospital, Ft. Wayne.Â
Chris was born Dec. 25, 1957 in Chicago, Ill. to Francis X. and Margaret M. (Quebbeman) Irwin and lived at Koontz Lake since 1974, coming from Chicago.Â
May 29, 1930 â€”Â Aug. 29, 2010
DONALDSON â€”Â Janet Barenie, 80, died of natural causes at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010, in the Catherine Kasper Home.
Born in Hebron, Ind. May 29, 1930, she was the daughter of Oliver and Gertrude Gilson Berdine.
April 30, 1948 she took Alfred â€śChuckâ€ť Barenie as her husband; he preceded her in death Nov. 8, 1989.
Janet worked for the Poor Hand Maids of Jesus Christ of Ancilla Domini assisting her husband the poultry farm manager, and later worked as their receptionist.
Wyman Lynn Miller
Aug. 28, 2010
ETNA GREEN â€” Wyman Lynn Miller, 13, of Etna Green, died at 8:15 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010 at his residence, after an accident.
He is survived by his parents, Lloyd and Margaret Miller of Etna Green; brothers: Darrell (Rebecca) Miller of Etna Green; Myron Dale Miller, Marlin Ray Miller and Lloyd Miller Jr., all at home; sisters: Suzetta Miller, Rosalie Miller, Kay Ellen Miller, and Marla Renae Miller, all at home; and grandparents, Edward and Edna Miller of Nappanee.
Aug. 19, 2010
ROCHESTER â€”Â Colleen May, 62, of Rochester, died at 5:25 p.m. Aug. 19, 2010 from injuries sustained in a traffic accident.Â
She isÂ survived by her husband, Delbert; daughters, AllisonÂ Tyler of DanvilleÂ and Kelly (Chris) Drubert of Brownsburg; brothers, Larry KoebckeÂ of Valparaiso and Walter (Donna) Koebcke of Kewanna; and two grandsons.
Visitation will take place from 3 to 8 p.m.Â Thursday, Sept. 2 at the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18 St., Rochester, and an hour prior to services at the church.Â
Oct. 22, 1936 â€”Â Aug. 26, 2010
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Clovia D. Andrews, 73, of 905 Berkley St., Plymouth, passed away Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010, at 8:30 p.m., in Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
Clovia was born Oct. 22, 1936, in Richland Center, Ind. to Leonard and Caroline (Reed) Dickson. Clovia and H. Boyd Dunlap were united in marriage Feb. 14, 1954.
After their marriage they moved to Plymouth. Boyd passed away May 7, 1983.
She later married Thomas Andrews and was married to him until his passing.
Aug. 25, 2010
NAPPANEE â€”Â Glee McDonald, 91, of Nappanee died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010 at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, Wakarusa following an extended illness.
She is survived by: son, Larry Dean (Kay) McDonald of Milford; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Hilda Strang, Nappanee; Cleo Brown, Nappanee; Phyllis (Robert) Blosser, Nappanee; Dolores (Willard) Klotz, Nappanee; and June Ganshorn, Etna Green; brothers, Dale (Mary Evelyn) Watkins, Etna Green; Ernie (Eleanor) Watkins, Bourbon; and Max (Eleanor) Watkins, Bourbon.
Aug. 25, 2010
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Betty M. Baldauf, 79, of 12078 South Rose Road, Plymouth, passed away at 6:59 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010, at Elkhart Hospice House in Elkhart.
Betty is survived by her sons, David (Elaine) Baldauf of Lake Station, James (Debra) Baldauf of Mississippi, and Joseph (Karla) Baldauf of Plymouth; her daughter, Kristine Merritt of Plymouth; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; her brother, Daniel L. Warner of Gary; her brother-in-law, William Bowman of Chicago Heights, Ill.; and her daughter-in-law, Bonnie Baldauf of Lake Station.