Archive - Feb 4, 2011 - Obituary
CSM Fred J. Beam
Jan. 30, 1936 â Feb. 1, 2011
PLYMOUTH â Faith and patriotism well described Fred J. Beam at his sudden passing Tuesday afternoon, the first day of February, 2011.Â
A man of faith he served God as a proud husband, father and grandfather.Â As a patriot he effectively served his country as Command Sergeant Major Fred J. Beam, U.S. Army â Retired.
Fred was always prepared for everything including his time of passing and for that he wrote in his own words:
Richard âDickâ LaVine
Feb. 1, 2011Â
WYATT âÂ Richard âDickâ LaVine, 83, of Wyatt, died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011 at his residence.
He is survived by his wife, Wilma LaVine; son, David LaVine of Granger; daughter, Sharon (Joe) Ford of North Liberty; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers: Alfred LaVine of South Bend, Burnett LaVine of Delton, Mich., and Lyle LaVine of Plymouth; sisters, Edna Bunch of Mishawaka, and Treva Bope of Winter Haven, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.
Orval âBuckâ Sweeney
Oct. 22, 1921 âÂ Jan. 29, 2011
OSHKOSH, Wis. âÂ Orval âBuckâ Sweeney age 89 of Oshkosh, Wis., passed away Saturday morning, Jan. 29, 2011 at Park View Health Center.
Buck was born Oct. 22, 1921 in Salem, Ind., the son of Clotus and Gertie (Hattabaugh) Sweeney.Â He had three brothers, one sister, and one half-brother.
Oct. 28, 1939, Buck married Clara Walton.Â They had four children: Danella, Rosalind, Burley, and Mike.Â June 27, 1964, Buck married Lorraine R. Fauk giving him two stepsons, Ronald and Donald, and they had one daughter, Linda.
Ruth E. Sickmiller
Jan. 29, 2011
TIPPECANOE â Ruth Elaine Sickmiller, 62, of Marshall County, died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011 in Parkview Hospital, Ft. Wayne.
She is survived by her husband, Sandro; a son, Scott (Sherri) Sickmiller of Tippecanoe; daughters, Bobbi Sickmiller of Tippecanoe and Melissa (Ryan) Klingerman of Argos; four grandchildren; and brothers: Joe (Bev) Cooley of Talma, Dan (Raelene) Cooley of Milford, and Jack Howard of Nappanee; and a sister, JoAnn (Bill) Martin of Bourbon.