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May 11th

Death notices 5-11-11

May 11, 2011

Dorothy Ellen Swank
May 8, 2011
BREMEN — Dorothy Ellen Swank, 87, of Bremen, died Sunday, May 8, 2011at the Bremen Health Care Center.  She is survived by her husband, Eldon; son, Mike (Brenda) Swank of Sun City, Fla.; five grandchildren; a brother; and five sisters.
 A memorial service will be held at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, May 22, at the Bremen Cemetery Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Center for Hospice.
Mishler Funeral Home in Bremen is assisting the family with arrangements.

Charles ‘Mikey’ High

May 11, 2011

Charles ‘Mikey’ High
Sept. 7, 1952 — May 8, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Charles “Mikey” High, age 58, of Michigan Road, Plymouth, passed away at 5 p.m., Sunday, May 8, 2011, at Saint Anthony’s Hospital in Michigan City. 
He was born Sept. 7, 1952, in LaPorte, to Charles and Barbara (Calhoun) High. Charles and Carolyn Maxson were married Sept. 5, 1999, in Plymouth.
He worked as a finish carpenter at Majority Builders.and had been a resident of Marshall County since 1970. 

May 9th

Death notices 5-9-11

May 9, 2011

Larry Larkin Condon
May 7, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Larry Larkin Condon, 71, of Plymouth died May 7, 2011 at his residence of natural causes.
He is survived by three daughters, Carleen Ann Condon of Plymouth, Kelly Lynn Kring of Plymouth, and Kim Sue Rosinski of Grovertown; sister, Marry Summers of Dunlap; brother, Robert Condon of Kentucky; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
There will be no services.
Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at

Maxine Zerbe
May 5, 2011

May 6th

Death notices 5-6-11

May 6, 2011

Freida Louise Bowers
May 5, 2011
NAPPANEE — Freida Louise Bowers, 103, of Miller’s Merry Manor, Wakarusa, formerly of Nappanee, died at 5:09 a.m., Thursday, May 5, 2011 at Miller’s Merry Manor. 
She is survived by her son, David (Joanne) Bowers, Nappanee; grandchildren, Robin Bonnell, Tuscon, Ariz., Scott (Sherrie) Bowers, Lebanon, Ohio; four great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Miller, and a brother-in-law, Paul Hochstetler. 

May 5th

Death notices 5-5-11

May 5, 2011

Bernadine Hochstetler
May 3, 2011
NAPPANEE — Bernadine “Ida”  Hochstetler, 50, of Nappanee, died at 10:22 pm, Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at Goshen General Hospital of natural causes. 

May 4th

Death notices 5-4-11

May 4, 2011

Gerald Feece Jr.
May 2, 2011
LEITERS FORD — Gerald  “Junior”  Feece, Jr., 82, of Rochester, formerly of Leiters Ford, died at 3:40 p.m., Monday, May 2, 2011, at Life Care Center of Rochester.
He is survived by a son,Gary W. (Anna Rose) Feece of Washington, and two granddaughters.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 5 and one hour prior to services Friday at Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St. Rochester                                       
Funeral services will take place at 10 a.m. Friday, May 6 at the funeral home. 

Brian M. Shutske

May 4, 2011

Brian M. Shutske
Aug. 2, 1964 — May 1, 2011
KOUTS — Brian M. Shutske, 46, of Kouts, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2011 at home. He was born Aug. 2, 1964 in Valparaiso to Gerald M. and Doris Mary (Siddall) Shutske.
Brian graduated from Kouts High School, attended Purdue University and graduated from the Automotive Mechanic program at Ivy Tech. He owned and operated Shutske’s Service Station in Kouts for seven years and had worked the last 17 years as a machine operator at Merit Steel.

Dalton A. Fehrer

May 4, 2011

Dalton A. Fehrer
May 7, 1930 — May 2, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Dalton A. “Dalt” Fehrer, 80, passed away in the company of his family at 12:40 p.m. in the Miller’s Merry Manor, Wakarusa, Ind. after a long battle with duodenal cancer. Dalt has been a resident of Lawrence Lake, Plymouth for the past 44 years.
Born in Beaver Dam, Wis. May 7, 1930, he was the son of Alfred L. and Lilly M. (Raasch) Fehrer. There he received his education and then studied at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

May 3rd

Death notices 5-3-11

May 3, 2011

Sister Clarence Caspermeyer PHJC
May 1, 2011
DONALDSON — Sister Clarence Caspermeyer, PHJC, 80, of Donaldson, died May 1, 2011 at Catherine Kasper Home, Donaldson.
Visitation will take place at 4:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 3 at Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Catherine Kasper Home, Donaldson.
Burial will follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Donaldson.
Condolences may be made to the family via the funeral home’s website at

Gerald Feece Jr.
May 2, 2011

Jack Grimmett

May 3, 2011

Jack Grimmett
Oct. 8, 1926 — April 30, 2011
BEAVER DAM, Ky. — Jack Grimmett, 84, of Beaver Dam, Ky. died Saturday April 30, 2011 at his home. 
He was born in Crichton, W.V. Oct. 8, 1926, to the late Everet Guy and Elisabeth Wheeler Grimmett. He was a truck driver for Gary Transfer, served in the U.S. Navy during WWII, received a Purple Heart when his ship the USS Bush sank, was a member of the DAV, American Legion Post, and also enjoyed fishing and yard work.

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