Archive - Sep 10, 2010 - Obituary
Sept. 9, 2010
PLYMOUTH â Merna J. Krakowski, 77, of Plymouth, died at 3:10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010 at her residence.
Arrangements are pending with Van Gilder Funeral Home, 300 W. Madison St., Plymouth.
Sept. 8, 2010
ROCHESTER âÂ Â FloannaÂ R. Swope, 78, of Rochester,Â died at 2:35 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010 at Hickory CreekÂ of Rochester.
She is survived by a daughter, Frankie (Mel) Swango of Rochester; sons, Stephen Swope of Rochester and Robert (Lisa) Swope of Rochester; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11 at Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St.Â Rochester.
Sept. 7, 2010
CULVER â Helen J. Koebke, 107, of Noblesville, formerly of Culver, died Sept. 7, 2010 at Harbour Manor Health and Living, Noblesville.
She is survived by daughters: Joan (Harvey) Campbell of Carmel, Marcella Lemler of Bradenton, Fla., and Irene (Don) Ansel of Zionsville; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
There will be no visitation.
Graveside services will take place at 3:55 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13 at Culver Masonic Cemetery.
Condolences may be made to the family via the funeral homeâs website at www.odomfuneralhome.com.
Aug. 14, 1931 â Sept. 8, 2010
TIPPECANOE âÂ After a courageous eight-month battle with pancreatic cancer, Wayne Kelsey Bessinger passed away peacefully at his home in the loving care of his family Sept. 8, 2010.
Wayne Kelsey was born Aug. 14, 1931 in the family home to Rollie and Lydia (Eaglebarger) Bessinger. He was the youngest of seven children: the twins, Fawn and Lavon, Evelyn, Genevieve, Roy and Max. He attended Bourbon schools and graduated in 1949. He and his father Rollie farmed together and had a dairy herd.
Oct. 15, 1934 âÂ Sept. 7, 2010
KOONTZ LAKE â Donald âFuzzyâ Clark, 75, passed away Sept. 7, 2010 in his home.Â Fuzzy was born Oct.15, 1934 in Oregon Township, Ind. to Walter and Helen (Smith) Clark and lived in the area all of his life.Â
June 30, 1956 in Hamlet, Ind. he was married to Pauline Browning, who preceded him in death in 1998.Â He was also preceded in death by his parents; two daughters, Chris and Janet; and one brother, James Clark.Â