Archive - Feb 2011 - Obituary
Anthony Pernell Burnham
Feb. 17, 2011
MONTEREY âÂ Anthony Pernell Burnham, 46, of 900 S., Monterey, died at 5:59 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 at his residence.
Helen Marie (Weil) Reed
March 14, 1928 âÂ Feb. 20, 2011Â
BREMEN âÂ Helen Marie (Weil) Reed, 82, of Bremen, passed away Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011 at Memorial Hospital, South Bend.Â
She was lovingly cared for by her family in her home throughout her illness.
She was born March 14, 1928 in Bremen to George and Hattie (Schweisberger) Weil in the same home in which she lived her entire life.
Sept. 27, 1946 she married Paul Reed; he survives.
Sept. 4, 1957 â Feb. 17, 2011
WAKARUSA âÂ Becky Lechlitner, 53, Wakarusa, died at 2:45 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 at Elkhart General Hospital.Â
She was born Sept. 4, 1957 to Harold and Eloise (Balsley) Brenneman.Â She married Mark Lechlitner July 20, 1985 in Elkhart.
Surviving are her husband; sons, Joshua and Jared Lechlitner of Wakarusa; mother, Eloise Brenneman of Elkhart; and sisters, Beth (Ed) Kovatch of Mishawaka and Brenda (Paul) Fizer, Elkhart.Â
Preceding her in death was her father, Harold Brenneman.
Richard Chester McCoige
Jan. 14, 1938 âÂ Feb. 18, 2011
FORT WAYNE â Richard Chester McCoige, 73, of Octagon Square, Fort Wayne, formerly of Plymouth, died at 11:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, 2011 at Palmeras Alf Care Center, Sun City, Ariz., following a lengthy illness
He was born Jan. 14, 1938 in Plymouth to Chester M. and Alta (Shultz) McCoige and grew up and lived in the Culver community.
He married Sally A. Laudeman Aug. 1. 1992 in Fort Wayne.
Mary Lou (Arch) Hesch
Feb. 16, 2011
BREMEN âÂ Mary Lou (Arch) Hesch, 80, of Bremen, died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011 at Community Hospital of Bremen.
She is survived by her husband, Donald; sons, Philip (Pam) Hesch of Elkhart and Kurt (Colleen) Hesch of Bremen; daughter, Amy (Barry) Beeson of Bremen; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and sisters, Carol (Harold) Hammond of South Bend and Nancy (Jim) Stuckman of Bremen.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 21 at Mishler Funeral Home, Bremen.
June 29, 1926 â Feb. 18, 2011
PLYMOUTH âÂ Wilma Jean Blubaugh, 84, a Baker St. resident, Plymouth, died at 5:20 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, 2011.
Jeanie was born in Argos, Indiana, on June 29, 1926. She was the daughter of Donald and Cora Andrews Calhoun.
She graduated from Argos High School.
She married Raymond Blubaugh on June 29, 1947 in Plymouth. Raymond died January 9, 1998.
Jeanie was employed as a secretary for 20 years at the Divine Heart Seminary.Â She also worked at the Pilot News and at Ancilla College.
Mary Lois Doud
Feb. 16, 2011
ROCHESTER âÂ Mary Lois Doud, 87, of Rochester, died at 8:10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011 at Life Care Center of Rochester.Â
She is survived byÂ a son, James (Bonnie) Doud of Akron.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18 and one hour prior to services Saturday at Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester.
Funeral services will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Burial will follow at Rochester IOOF Cemetery.
Condolences may be made to the family via the funeral homeâs e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carroll âRickâ Conley
Sept. 7, 1955 â Feb. 15, 2011
PLYMOUTH âÂ Carroll R. âRickâÂ Conley,Â age 55, of Redwood Road, Plymouth, passed away at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011, at his home.
Rick was born Sept. 7, 1955, in Plymouth, to Austin and Carol (Long) Conley. He was a lifetime resident of Plymouth. Rick and the former Kathy Landrie were united in marriage June 21, 1997, in Plymouth, at the House of Prayer, where he was a member. A proud United States Marine, Rick served his country in Vietnam.Â
Donald Ray Jones
Feb. 12, 2011
KNOX â Donald Ray Jones, 67, Knox, died Saturday, Feb. 12 at his residence.
He is survived by by his wife Nancy; sons, Michael Ray Jones of Walkerton and Billy Odell Jones of Plymouth; daughter, Vicki Sue Jones of North Judson; brothers: Leroy Jones, Bobby Jones, Roger Jones and Glendale Jones; sisters: Mildred Gephart, Shirley Jones, Pearl Fizzcell and Linda Pennock; and nine grandchildren.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17 at M.C. Smith Funeral Home, Knox.
P. Roger Hackett
Aug. 13, 1944 âÂ Feb. 12, 2011
PLYMOUTH â P.Â Roger Hackett ,age 66, of Berkley Street, Plymouth, passed away at 7:47 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011, at Saint Vincentâs Carmel Hospital in Carmel.
Roger was born Aug. 13, 1944, in Plymouth, to Donald P. and Myrtle A. (Scott) Hackett.
Roger was a member of the Walnut Church of the Brethren, Argos, and was the director of music at the church. Roger proudly served his country in the United States Army.
Roger and the former Pamela Mortimore were married in 1979. They have one daughter, Kelly Miller.