Archive - Mar 2011 - Obituary
Aug.Â 7, 1914 â€”Â March 4, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” Martha D. Wilcox, 96, of W. Jackson Street, Plymouth, Ind., passed away Friday, March 4, 2011, at 11:32 a.m., at her home.
She was born Aug.Â 7, 1914, in Bremen, Ind., to Grover and Ida (Coyle) Rensberger.Â Martha and Sylvester L. Wilcox were married June 30, 1951.Â Sylvester passed away Dec. 27, 1991. Martha was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.
Darlene J. Nanna-Haas
Jan. 15, 1950 â€”Â March 2, 2011
BREMEN â€” Darlene J. Nanna-Haas, 61, of Bremen, passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2011 in her home.
She was born Jan. 15, 1950 in Lakeville, to John and Fern (Anders) Minarik. July 10, 1987 in Winter Haven, Fla., she married David K. Nanna, who survives.
March 3, 2011
WALKERTON â€” Margaret Ball, 44, Walkerton, died at 6:33 a.m. Thursday, March 3, 2011 at her residence.
Arrangements are pending with Van Gilder Funeral Home, 300 W. Madison St., Plymouth.
Joseph C. Palenik
March 2, 2011
BREMEN â€”Â Joseph C. Palenik, 79, of Bremen, died Wednesday, March 2, 2011 in South Bend.
Arrangements are pending at the Mishler Funeral Home, Bremen.
Alice R. Slaybaugh
March 1, 2011
ROCHESTER â€”Â Alice R. Slaybaugh, 62, of Rochester, died at 5:47 p.m. Tuesday, March 1 at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.
She is survived by her husband, Donald; sons, Laron JK Slaybaugh of Rochester and Christopher S. Slaybaugh of Rochester; sisters: Erma Sue (Lloyd) Stamper of Rochester, Martha Irene Haddix of Flint, Mich., Phyllis Carol (Fred) Shayler of Flint, Mich., Judy Annette (Paul) Mullins of Jackson, Ky.; a brother, Hershel â€śBuddyâ€ť Lynn (Mary) WattsÂ of Flint, Mich.; and several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
Feb. 28, 2011
ROCHESTER â€” Gladys Daniels, 61, of Rochester, died Feb. 28, 2011 at her residence.
Arrangements are pending with Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester.
Feb. 26, 2011
BLOOMINGTON â€”Â Timothy Wade SidneyÂ Estep, 21, of Bloomington, died at 10:19 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011 as the result of a motor vehicle accident.Â
He is survived by his mother, Brenda Cook of Rochester; father, Tim Cook of Ashland, Ala.; brother, Ace Cook of Rochester; son,Â DeVon Estep of Kokomo; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Larry W. Betz
April 9, 1946 â€” Feb. 24, 2011
FORT WAYNE â€”Â Larry W. Betz, 64, of Fort Wayne, passed away Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011.
Born April 9, 1946, in Auburn, he was an Army veteran serving during the Vietnam War. Larry worked as an electrician at B.F. Goodrich for more than 46 years.
He is survived by a son, David A. Betz of Northville, Mich.; mother, Kathryn Betz of Butler; and a brother, Marlin (Karen) Betz of Plymouth, Ind.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dianna (she died in 1981); and father, Marion Betz.
Feb. 25, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â AustinÂ Conley, 80, of North Street, Plymouth, passed away at 12:41 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, at his home.Â
Austin was born Feb. 2, 1931, in Salyersville, Ky., to Gus and Martha (Conley) Conley.Â The Conley Family moved to Plymouth in 1936.Â Austin married Flora MacLain Nov. 19, 1972, in Argos, Ind. Flora passed away Dec. 30, 2010.
Austin retired from American Cabinet Company as mill room carpenter.Â He also had worked for Ritz-Craft, in Argos, and the Plymouth Dairy.Â
Nov. 8, 2009 â€“ Feb. 25, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” Landen Sarabia, 15-month-old son of Martin and Savannah Nick Sarabia, died at 11:21 a.m. Friday, Feb. 25, 2011 in Memorial Hospital, South Bend.
Landen was born in Plymouth Nov. 8, 2009. Landen was born a very happy baby.
Sister Cecilia Bianchino
Sept. 29, 1926 â€“ Feb. 26, 2011
DONALDSON â€” Sister Cecelia Bianchino, 84, died in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth, at 5:56 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011.
Born in Chicago, Ill., Sept. 29, 1926, she was the daughter of Daniel and Josephine Inorio Bianchino. She entered the convent Oct. 11, 1950, and took her final vows as a Poor Handmaid of Jesus Christ June 25, 1953.