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Death notices 3-31-11: Hutton

March 31, 2011

Ronald G. ‘Jack’ Hutton
March 29, 2011
KNOX — Ronald G. “Jack” Hutton, 70, of Knox, died Tuesday, March 29, 2011.
He is survived by his wife, Karen; children: Cindy Clarida of Valparaiso, Robert Hutton of Culver, Helen Banek of St. John, Ind., Joe Banek of Cedar Lake, Ind., Ron Hutton of Knox, Chrissy Bottorff of Koontz Lake, Tina Kuckson of LaPorte, and Tracy Geslak of Westville; and 15 grandchildren.
Graveside services will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 2 at Eagle Creek Cemetery, Knox.
M.C. Smith Funeral Home, Knox, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Connie L. Ullery

March 31, 2011

Connie L. Ullery
Oct. 23 1944 — March 28, 2011
LAKE OF THE WOODS — Lifetime Marshall County resident Connie Lee Ullery, passed away Monday, March 28, 2011 at 1:31 p.m. in the Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, Ind. Connie has bravely faced her health issues over the past several years.
Connie was born in Plymouth Oct. 23, 1944. She was the daughter of Howard E. and Nina C. (Albert) Schafer.
She graduated from LaPaz High School in 1962. There she played in the band and has for many years served as an officer for the Alumni Association.

Garneta Light

March 31, 2011

Garneta Light
May 28, 1929 — March 27, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Garneta Light, 81, died of natural causes in Miller’s Merry Manor, 635 Oakhill Ave., at 11:20 p.m. Sunday, March 27, 2011.
Garneta was born May 28, 1929, in Tyner, Ind., the daughter of Ray and Agnes Rupel Stull.  She graduated from Tyner High School.
She was first married to Don Balsley and later married Willard Light.
Garneta worked as a dietician at several hospitals and nursing homes in Indiana and Illinois.

March 30th

Robert Allen Yeo

March 30, 2011

Robert Allen Yeo
Nov. 15, 1955 — March 25, 2011
LAKEVILLE — Robert Allen Yeo, 55, passed away at 3:40 p.m. March 25, 2011 at Regency Place in South Bend, from cancer.
Robert was the son of Ronald and Mary Jane Yeo. He will be remembered lovingly by his mother; and siblings, Ben (Peggy) Yeo of Bremen; Barb (Lynn) Donathen of Tippecanoe; Beverly (Harold) Roberts of Bremen; Brenda Yeo (Kevin Frick) of Lakeville; and Russell (Jennifer) Yeo of Bourbon. Robert’s father, Ronald, preceded him in death.

Roy 'Jack' Hughes

March 30, 2011

Roy ‘Jack’ Hughes
March 9, 1920 — March 28, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Roy “Jack” Hughes, age 91, of 400 W. Washington St., Plymouth, Ind., passed away at 10:09 a.m., Monday, March 28, 2011, at his home.
Jack was born March 9, 1920, in Plymouth, to Walter and Ethel (Personett) Hughes. He was retired from the Plymouth Foundry and the Marshall County Highway Department. He also worked part-time for Dr. Connell, doing landscaping. Jack lived most his adult life in the Plymouth and Argos areas. He spent his childhood in Bremen, Ind.

Death notices 3-30-11: Light, Tadlock, Ullery

March 30, 2011

Garneta Light
March 27, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Garneta Light, 81, of Plymouth, died Sunday, March 27, 2011 at Miller’s Merry Manor, Plymouth.
She is survived by daughters, Karen (Gene) Curless of New Haven, Ind., and Joyce (Robert) Breeden of Utica, Ill.; sons, Gregory (Joetta) Balsley of Plymouth, and Brian Balsley of Boulder, Wyo.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation will take place from 12 to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 2, at Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

March 29th

Darleen Xaver

March 29, 2011

Darleen Xaver
July 15, 1941 — March 24, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Darleen E. Xaver, 69, of East La Porte Street, Plymouth, Ind., passed away Thursday, March 24, 2011, at 12:35 p.m. at her home. 
She was born July 15, 1941, in Plymouth, to Albin “Bud” and Edythe (Smith) Wilson. Darleen graduated from West High School and was a former officer of the West High School Alumni. She was married to John Xaver from 1961 to1978.

Lorraine C. Mercer

March 29, 2011

Lorraine C. Mercer         
May 10, 1924 — March 27, 2011
WALKERTON — Lorraine C. Mercer, 86, passed away Sunday, March 27, 2011 in Miller’s Merry Manor, Walkerton. 
Lorraine Mercer was born May 10, 1924 in Mexico, Mo. to John and Hazel (Lutton) Smith and lived in the area for 49 years, coming from St. Louis, Mo. 
May 30, 1940 in Charleston, Mo. she was married to James A. Mercer who preceded her in death in 1995. She was also preceded in death by her parents and one grandson, Greg Mercer. 

Adam R. Broeker

March 29, 2011

Adam R. Broeker
July 15, 1981 — March 26, 2011
CULVER — Adam R. Broeker, 29, of Culver, passed away at 5:42 p.m. March 26, 2011 at his home.
Adam was born to Robert and Lois (Bradley) Broeker July 15, 1981 in South Bend. He was a 2000 graduate of Culver Military Academy. After meeting on a blind date, he was later married to Allysa Tchop, Sept. 23, 2009. She survives.

Death notices 3-28-11: Devine, Lawrence, Sellers

March 29, 2011

Helen C. Devine  
March 25, 2011
GROVERTOWN — Helen C. Devine, 51, died Friday, March 25, 2011 in Wintersong Village, Knox. 
She is survived by her son, Peter (Candi) Devine of Argos; mother, Jean Devine of Grovertown; six grandchildren; partner, Rick Papp of Fish Lake; brothers: Bill, Wayne, James and John; and sister, Lorna Cisarik. 
There will be no services or visitation. Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be made to the family via the funeral home’s website at

Arthur D. Lawrence

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