Archive - Dec 2011 - Obituary
Feb. 6, 1967-Dec. 11, 2011
BREMEN â€”Â Chad Reese, 44, of Bremen passed away Dec. 11, 2011 after battling lung cancer. He was born Feb. 6, 1967 in Bremen to Jeff Reese and Peggy (Hendricks) Krauter.
Chad was a hard worker, working in the R.V. industry at Forest River. He had a great sense of humor and enjoyed hanging out with friends. He liked watching sporting events and was a fan of the Chicago Bears and Notre Dame. He was just a fun guy to be around. He was a good father; he loved his boys and spending time with them.
Mary Elizabeth Heckaman
Dec. 7, 2011Â
ARGOS â€”Â Mary Elizabeth Heckaman, 87, of 18770 Maple Road, Argos, died Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 in Sebring, Fla.
She is survived by two daughters, Sharon (Ed) DeMont of Plymouth, Rosemary (Ron) Cullers of Mexico; a son, Mike (Jan) Heckaman of Argos; a brother, Allen Neff of Sebring, Fla.; eight grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, in the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester. Visitation is from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to the service in the funeral home.
Jan. 20, 1926-Dec. 7, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Donald C. Eads, 85, of 320 S. 5th St., Plymouth, passed away atÂ 2:45 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at home, surrounded by his loving family.Â
Helen Jane Large Shriver
June 5, 1924-Dec. 7, 2011Â
ARGOS â€”Â Helen Jane Large Shriver, 87, of 20912 Iris Road, Argos, passed away at 7:45 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 at her residence.
Jane was born in Fulton County June 5, 1924, the daughter ofÂ Emery Vernice and Clovie Annice Stayton Large. Growing up she was one of eight children, sharing her childhood with two sisters Juanita and Susan and five brothers Chester, Odd, Bee, Orville and Sam. With great pride she graduated with the class of 1942 from Leiterâ€™s Ford High School.
Helen Jane Large Shriver
Dec. 7, 2011Â
ARGOS â€”Â Helen Jane Large Shriver, 87, of 20912 Iris Road, Argos, died at 7:45 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 at her residence.
She is survived by three sons, Floyd Shriver Jr. of Argos, Monte (Sue) L. Shriver of Plymouth, Roark Scott Shriver of Valparaiso; four grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 1 p.m., Saturday at Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester. Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Burial will be in the Leiters Ford IOOF Cemetery.
Arthur W. Wagner
May 15, 1921-Nov. 7, 2011
LANCASTER, Calif. â€”Â Arthur W. Wagner was born in Plymouth, May 15, 1921.
V. Jean Gilbert
Sept. 4, 1929 â€“ Dec. 4, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” V. Jean Gilbert, 82, a lifetime Plymouth resident, passed away at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011 in the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center â€” Plymouth Campus of natural causes. Jean has resided on 12th Road for the past 58 years.
Jean was born the daughter of LeRoy and Anna Viola (Cannan) Belt in Plymouth Sept. 4, 1929. She was raised during the Depression by her grandparents; Ed and Jennie Cannan. She attended Inwood School and graduated from there in 1946.
Rosemary Mae Ehret
Nov. 11, 1923-Dec. 5, 2011
BREMEN â€”Â Rosemary Mae Ehret, 88, of Bremen, passed away Monday, Dec. 5, 2011, at her residence. She was born Nov. 11, 1923 in Bremen to Arthur and Buelah (Biehl) Bauer. She married Stanley D. Ehret May 11, 1946 in Bremen. He preceded her in death July 15, 1981.
Rosemary was a homemaker and worked at Ristance Wire. She was a member of the Bremen United Methodist Church and graduated from Bremen High School where she participated in the band.
John Maurice Schrader Jr.
Dec. 5, 2011
BREMEN â€”Â John Maurice Schrader Jr., 80, of Bremen, died Monday, Dec. 5, 2011 at Bremen Health Care Center.
He is survived by his wife, Marsha; two daughters, Michelle Ann (Michael) Hazzard of Granger, Suzanne Marie Schrader of Bremen; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Mary Alice (Jim) Smith of Mishawaka and Barbara (David) Koehler of South Bend.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 9, 2011 at the Mishler Funeral Home, Bremen. Burial will follow in the Bremen Cemetery.
Donald Keith Rettinger
May 13, 1925-Dec. 5, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Donald Keith Rettinger, 86, of 625 Oakhill Ave., Plymouth, formerly of Bourbon, passed away Monday, Dec. 5, 2011 at 11:28 a.m. in Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home.
Donald was born the son of Joe Herman Rettinger and Cecile Gottschalk Rettinger May 13, 1925 at Bourbon. He was a lifelong resident of the Bourbon area and spent several winters in the Haines City, Fla. area. Don was a graduate of Bourbon High School class of 1943.