Archive - May 2011 - Obituary
Hilda May Strang
May 25, 2011
NAPPANEE â€”Â Hilda May Strang, 100, formerly of Nappanee, died at 2:07 p.m., Wednesday, May 25 at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, Wakarusa.Â
She is survived by a son, Robert (Carol) Strang, Syracuse; a daughter-in-law, Eleanor Strang, Nappanee; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Cleo Brown, Delores (Willard) Klotz, Phyllis (Robert) Blosser, all of Nappanee, June Ganshorn, Etna Green; brothers, Dale (Mim) Watkins, Etna Green, Ernest (Eleanor) Watkins, and Max (Eleanor) Watkins, both of Bourbon.
Anna F. Krick
Dec. 21, 1930-May 25, 2011
WALKERTON â€”Â Anna Francis Krick, 80, passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2011 in her home after an illness.
Robert Hugh Barcus Sr.
May 22, 2011
ARGOS â€”Â Robert Hugh Barcus Sr., 62, of Argos passed away May 22, 2011 at 5:49 p.m. at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth following a sudden illness.
He was born Aug. 2, 1948 in Plymouth to Charles and Evalena (Howard) Barcus. He lived almost his entire life in Marshall County, residing in Argos since 1978.
July 15, 1972 he married Darlene Wallace.
He worked for Shamrock Homes in Plymouth from 1978 to 2011, having just recently retired.
He graduated from Plymouth High School with the class of 1968.
Waneta R. Klinefelter
May 22, 2011Â
ETNA GREEN â€”Â Waneta R. Klinefelter, 94, of Etna Green died Sunday, May 22, 2011 in her home.Â
She is survived by her four children: Janet Stuntz of Bremen, John Jr. (Susan) Klinefelter of Etna Green, Jeffery Klinefelter of Etna Green, and James (Pat) Klinefelter of Warsaw; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister, Phyllis Stackhouse of Westfield; and brother, John (Betty) Houser of Indianapolis.
Funeral services will be Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. in the Etna Green United Methodist Church.
Morris Dee Roberts
Dec. 29, 1941-May 22, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Morris Dee Roberts, 69, of Plymouth passed away at 10:15 a.m. Sunday, May 22, 2011 in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
He was born Dec. 29, 1941 to Earl â€śJackâ€ť and Cora (Childers) Roberts in Malden, Mo. As a small child, they moved to Dexter, Mo. and in 1957 the family moved to Lakeville.
Morris married Joan F. Hummel who preceded him in death, June 21, 1968. June 28, 1969, he married Joyce A. (Peterson) Roberts, who survives.
Patrick Allen Rogan
Jan. 10, 1930-May 22, 2011
ARGOS â€” Patrick Allen Rogan, 81, of Argos died May 22, 2011 at 7:13 p.m. at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth, following a three-month illness.
He was born Jan. 10, 1930 in Plymouth to Cornelius and Lena (Hite) Rogan.
He lived in Marshall County the last 15 years coming from Homosassa Springs, Fla. He was a mechanic for the state of Florida.
He served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War from 1946 to 1951. He had attended Argos High School.
Burton J. Feece
July 28, 1918-May 22, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Burton J. â€śBurtâ€ť Feece, 92, passed away in his home Sunday, May 22, 2011 at 12:45 p.m. Burt has resided at his South Michigan Road home in Plymouth since 1968. He will be remembered for his Christian values and the successful auto body repair business that bears his name yet today. He founded Burtâ€™s Body Shop in 1956 with a reputation built on integrity. At his retirement in 1984 he had achieved the distinction of the oldest body shop in Marshall County.
Umberto â€śAlâ€ť RivosecchiÂ
May 20, 2011
WALKERTON â€”Â Umberto â€śBig Alâ€ť Rivosecchi, 82, died Friday, May 20, 2011 in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.Â
He is survived by his wife, Jeanette; two sons, Ronald (Alice) Rivosecchi of Wood Dale, Ill., and Richard (Cathy) Rivosecchi of Koontz Lake; two daughters, Brenda (Richard Fulton) Rivosecchi of Walkerton, and Sharon (Tim) Pulliam of Plymouth; one sister, Dora Gallicho of Lansing, Ill.; one brother, Mario (Connie) Rivosecchi of Melrose Park, Ill.; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Charles L. Fritz
May 19, 2011
BREMEN â€”Â Charles L. Fritz, 70, of Bremen passed away Thursday, May 19, 2011 at Memorial Hospital, South Bend.
He was born March 24, 1941 in Wyatt to Chester and Blanche (Feitz) Fritz. He married Jeanie G. Weldy, who preceded him in death in 1991. He then married Barbara Hand; she survives.
Charles attended Community Gospel Church in Bremen and was a farmer and avid outdoorsman. He was Madison Township Horse & Pony Leader for several years, co-owner of Backwoods Preserve & Whitetail Deer business, and worked for the foundry as a young man.
May 16, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â William Tallarita, 81, of Plymouth died May 16, 2011 of natural causes at his residence.
He is survived by: his wife, Sylvia Tallarita of Plymouth; daughter, Elizabeth Tallarita of South Bend; sons, Anthony Tallarita of Bremen, and Nicholas (Lynda Kay) Tallarita of Plymouth; sister, Mary Bartholomew of California; brothers, Lawrence Tallarita of Illinois, and Domenic Tallarita of California; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation is Thursday, May 19, 2011 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth.