Archive - Oct 2011 - Obituary
Rosalie E. Lowry
Oct. 21, 2011
CULVER âÂ Rosalie E. Lowry, 94, of Winona Lake, formerly of Culver, died Oct. 21, 2011 at Grace Village Health Care, Winona Lake.
She is survived by a son, Mark (Sharon) Lowry of East Bernard, Texas; three daughters, Sally (Richard) Large of Cordova, Tenn., Judy (Carl) Wagoner of Leesburg, Martha (Marston) McGwin of Keokuk, Iowa; and 11 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.
Graveside service will be Friday, Oct. 28, 2011 at 2 p.m. at Maxinkuckee IOOF Cemetery/Poplar Grove Church.
Donald EugeneÂ RansÂ
June 19, 1929-Oct. 25, 2011Â
ROCHESTER âÂ Mr. Donald Eugene Rans, 82, of 1326 Madison St., Rochester, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011 at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.
Don was born in Culver, June 19, 1929, to Fred and Lela Robinson Rans.
Robin L. Guard
Oct. 22, 2011
BREMEN âÂ Robin L. Guard, 52, of Bremen died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011 at his sisterâs residence in Plymouth.
Survivors include his six children, William (Bobbi) Guard, Jessie Shipley, Sammie (Tony) Bucci all of Nappanee, Robert Guard, Suzie Guard, Ryan Guard all of Culver; three sisters, Carol (Richard) Cartwright of Plymouth, Cheryl (Gene) Smirl of Alvin, Texas, April Samuels of Bremen; one brother, Roger (Shelly) Guard of Plymouth; a paternal grandmother, Lois Joslin of Bremen; and seven grandchildren.
Dwight C. Hull
July 13, 1922-Oct. 24, 2011
STURGIS, Mich. âÂ Dwight C. Hull, 89, of Sturgis, Mich. died Monday, Oct. 24, 2011 at his home.
In 2007, Mr. Hull moved from Elkhart to Sturgis, Mich. and was a member of Mt. Zion Lutheran Church in LaGrange. He had worked as an Internal Auditor for The Associates of South Bend in South Bend and had been a school teacher.
Mr. Hull was born July 13, 1922 in Sandusky, Ohio to Harry and Louise (Wachtman) Hull. They preceded him in death.
Byrdie Frances Searfoss
Oct. 23, 2011
WALKERTON âÂ Byrdie Frances Searfoss, 87, of 801 Virginia St., Walkerton died at 5:25 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011 after an extended illness.
She is survived by six daughters, Donna Ross of Paducah, Ky., Ann Searfoss, Carla (Jack) Preston and Janet (David) Cooke of Walkerton, Lora (Michael) McMillen and Brenda (Danny) Calhoun of Plymouth; brother, Norman (Mary) Dreibelbis of LaPorte; daughter-in-law, Janice Searfoss of Osceola; and 17 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren.
Becky (Leachman) Matosich
May 22, 1954-Oct. 16, 2011
TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. âÂ Becky (Leachman) Matosich, 57, of 1054 Sparrow Lane, Tarpon Springs, Fla., formerly of Plymouth and South Bend, passed away at 7:30 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, at Community Hospital in New Port Richie, Fla.Â
Becky was born May 22, 1954, in Plymouth, to Frank and Lucille âLucyâ (Richardson) Leachman. Becky married Michael Matosich Aug. 29, 1986, in Plymouth. Michael and Becky moved to Florida, two years ago, from South Bend.
Charles N. âCharlieâ Prince
Feb. 13, 1930-Oct. 22, 2011
LEBANON âÂ Charles N. Prince, 81, of Lebanon died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at 11:55 a.m. at Essex Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Lebanon of natural causes.
Charles N. Prince was born in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Feb. 13, 1930. He was the son of the late Orville and Eugenia Prince.
Mr. Prince was married to Eldora Jean (Breeding) Prince in Plymouth, June 21, 1953. Mrs. Prince survives.Â
Rod A. Martindale
Oct. 23, 2011
CULVER âÂ Rod A. Martindale, 80, passed away Sunday the 23rd of October, 2011 in Culver.
He retired from Indiana Bell with more than 30 years of service. Rod was an avid fisherman, enjoyed remodeling old homes, and always looked forward to buying his next new truck! Oct. 19, 1979 he married Dollie Keller.
Frank Leslie Doll
Aug. 24, 1925-Oct. 20, 2011
PLYMOUTH âÂ Frank Leslie Doll, 86, of Bourbon, died at home at 2:20 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011.
Frank was born in Oak Park, Ill. Aug. 24, 1925. He was the son of Leslie F. and Josephine Newberg Doll. He graduated from Austin High School in 1943 and from Wright Jr. College.
He served honorably in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1946 as a Tech Sergeant, (T5) with the 1346th Combat Engineers in Europe and Okinawa during WWII.
Nov. 19, 1944, in Chicago, he was married to Mary Ann Grajkowski.Â Mary Ann died Jan. 19, 1986.
William J. Collins
Oct. 21, 2011
PLYMOUTH â William J. âBillâ Collins, 50, a resident of Downtown Garden Court, died at his residence of natural causes at 12:49 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, 2011.
Surviving along with his mother, Luella M. (Hundt) Collins are his two daughters; Rebecca L. and Angel M. Collins both of Plymouth; brothers, Randy L. Heckaman of Plymouth, Tom C. Collins of Koontz Lake; and sister, Debra A. Geisleman of New Orleans, La.