Archive - Aug 2011 - Obituary
Nov. 24, 1922-Aug. 24, 2011
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ¬†Rosemary Kaufman, 88, a River Park resident in Plymouth, passed away at 9:10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011 at her home in the care of her family and the Center for Hospice Care. She resided in the Plymouth area her entire life.
Rosemary was born in LaPaz Nov. 24, 1922. She was the daughter of Harley and Pearl Sarber.
Oct. 12, 1941, in LaPaz, Rosemary and Dale Kaufman were married. They lived in the Plymouth area their entire lives.
Rosemary was a dedicated housewife and mother and helped with the Standard Oil business.
Cecil Richard ‚ÄúDick‚ÄĚ Hayden
December 29, 1926 - August 19, 2011
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ Cecil Richard ‚ÄúDick‚ÄĚ Hayden, 84, a resident of Plymouth since August, 1967, died after a brief battle with cancer on Friday, Aug. 19, 2011, at 3:10 p.m. in Pilgrim Manor, Plymouth.
Known as both C.R. and Dick, he was born in Lowell, Indiana on December 29, 1926, the son of Fred V. and Marian J. (Nelson) Hayden.
George L. Hill
July 9, 1923-August 23, 2011
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ¬†George L. Hill, 88, 1002 Red Maple Drive, a resident of Plymouth for the past 14 years, died of natural causes at 6:10 p.m. in the Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011.
George was born in Davenport, Okla., July 23, 1923. He was the son of Herbert Clinton Hill and Cynthia ‚ÄúAlice‚ÄĚ Manning.
In 1943, George enlisted in the Army Air Force. He was honorably discharged with the rank of sergeant in May of 1946.
Oct. 27, 1921-Aug. 24, 2011
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ¬†Katie Pike, 89, of 328 Conger St., Plymouth, passed away of natural causes after a lengthy illness at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011, at the home of her daughter, Delores Dipert.
Katie was born in Monterey, Oct. 27, 1921, to Richard and Anna Smith Ludwig.
She was married to John Hall in the mid-1930s and was blessed with two children.
In 1943, Katie was married to Claude Pike and had five more wonderful children.
Aug. 25, 2011
NAPPANEE ‚ÄĒ¬†Edna Schwartz, 10495 W 1350 N, Nappanee, age 89, died at 4 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 25, at her home.
Surviving are daughters, Ruby Schwartz, Wilma Schwartz, Nancy Fern Schwartz, all of Nappanee, Linda Sue (David H.) Miller, Bremen; sons, Ervin (Carol) Schwartz, LaVern (Carolyn) Schwartz, and Earl Ray (Marietta) Schwartz, all of Nappanee, Allen (Mary Ellen) Schwartz, Milford, and Jerry Lee (Betty) Schwartz, Shipshewana, 31 grandchildren, 69 great-grandchildren, and brothers, William (Mary) Chupp, Bremen and Edward (Alta) Chupp, Nappanee.
Aug. 24, 2011
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ¬†Katie Pike, 89, of 328 Conger St., Plymouth, died of natural causes at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011, at the home of her daughter after a lengthy illness.
Surviving are daughters, Shirley Conley of Elkhart, Delores Dipert and Sharon Standley, both of Plymouth; sons, James Pike of Plymouth and Rolland Pike of Elkhart; 17 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren.
Visitation is Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the House of Prayer, 12450 Plymouth-Goshen Trail, Plymouth, IN 46563.
Mary Alice Cummings Gehrke
July 5, 1921-Aug. 22, 2011
LaPORTE ‚ÄĒ¬†Mary Alice Cummings Gehrke, age 90, of LaPorte, passed away at 2:20 p.m., Monday, Aug. 22, 2011, at¬†Miller‚Äôs Merry Manor in Plymouth.
Christie L. Peterson, DVM
June 1, 1967 ‚Äď Aug. 20, 2011
BREMEN ‚ÄĒ¬†Dr. Christie L. Peterson, 44, of Bremen, passed away Saturday, Aug. 20 while visiting Manistee County, Mich. Chris resided at Lake of the Woods where she enjoyed many activities.
She was the youngest of seven children born to Dr. Ronald L. and Virginia A. (Pierce) Peterson. Christie Lynn was a spirited girl born June 1, 1967 in the Plymouth Parkview Hospital.
Sept. 7, 1925-Aug. 21, 2011
WALKERTON ‚ÄĒ¬†Melba L. Reese, age 85, of 500 Walkerton Trail, Walkerton, passed away at 10:20 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011, at¬†Miller‚Äôs Merry Manor, Walkerton.
Melba was born Sept. 7, 1925, in Lowland, N.C., to James and Mattie (Lewis) Lupton. Melba became the bride of Robert Reese July 26, 1946, in a ceremony that took place in Norfolk, Va. Robert passed away July 8, 1998. Robert and Melba moved to Tyner, in October of 1951.
Christine ‚ÄėTina‚Äô Allen
Dec. 16, 1966-Aug. 20, 2011
DELONG ‚ÄĒ¬†Christine ‚ÄėTina‚Äô Allen went home to be with her Lord Aug. 20. She was born Christine Carol Clingler Dec. 16, 1966 and brought home from the hospital in a Christmas stocking symbolizing the wonderful gift she was to her family, friends, and all who knew her.