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January 27th

Death notice 1-27-11

January 27, 2011

Frances L. Quivey
Jan. 25, 2011
ROCK HILL, S.C. — Frances L. Quivey, 92, formerly of Plymouth, died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011 in Rock Hill, S.C.
She is survived by a daughter, Joan (Robert) Matejka of South Carolina; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2 at Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Burial will follow at New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.

January 23rd

Chancey Bright

January 23, 2011

Nov. 10, 1934 — Jan. 19, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Chancey R. Bright, age 76, of west Jackson St., Plymouth, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, at 9:30 p.m., at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
Chancey was born Nov. 10, 1934, in Kosciusko County, to Earl and Marie (Allen) Bright. He proudly served his country in the United States Army (Screaming Eagles) during the Korean War. 
Chancey married the former Marjorie Jolly, Nov. 9, 1957. Marjorie passed away in 2004. 

Betty Jane Wright

January 23, 2011

Oct. 25, 1946 — Jan. 19, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Betty Jane Wright, 64, of Plymouth, died Wednesday, Jan, 19, 2011 at Our Lady of Peace Hospital in Mishawaka. 
She was born Oct. 25, 1946 in Fort Wayne to the late Melvin Arnold and Pauline (Seitz) Wright. 
She is survived by her sisters, Connie Vinson and Penny Wright both of Fort Wayne; brothers, Rick Wright and Keith Wright of Fort Wayne; a stepsister, Pam Beaman; stepmother, Pernie Wright; and aunt and uncle Bill and Reba Mullins, all of Fort Wayne; and several nieces and nephews. 

Death Notice 1-22-11: Bernard ‘Bernie’ Weiland

January 23, 2011

Bernard ‘Bernie’ Weiland
Jan. 21, 2011
ROCHESTER — Bernard Paul “Bernie” Weiland, 84, of 3337 W. 450 N. Rochester, passed away at 7:45 a.m., Friday, Jan. 21, 2011 at Hickory Creek at Rochester.
He is survived by two daughters, Michaelene (Brian) Jordan of Vicksburg, Mich. and Denise (Louis) DeMarco of Monee, Ill.; four grandchildren; a brother, Richard Weiland of Plymouth.
Visitation will take place from 12 to 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24 at Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester.
Funeral services will take place at 4 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. 

January 21st

Death notices 1-21-11

January 21, 2011

Chancey R. Bright
Jan. 19, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Chancey R. Bright, 76, Plymouth, died at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
Arrangements are pending with Van Gilder Funeral Home, 300 W. Madison St., Plymouth.

James E. Kuykendoll Jr.
Jan. 18, 2011
ROCHESTER — James E. Kuykendoll Jr., 65, died at 3:45 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011 at his residence.

January 20th

Hazel F. Sullivan

January 20, 2011

Nov. 15, 1922 — Jan. 17, 2011
ARGOS — Hazel F. Sullivan, 88, of E. 18th St., Rochester, formerly of Argos, died at 8:40 p.m. Monday, Jan. 17, 2011 at Hickory Creek Nursing Home, Rochester. She had been in declining health for four years.
She was born Nov. 15, 1922 in Rural Walnut Township, Marshall County, to Charles W. and Helen (Kepler) Hullinger and lived all of her life in the Argos Community.
Feb. 14, 1954 at St John’s Lutheran Church in Rochester, she married Gerald C. Sullivan. He preceded her in death Oct. 18, 1990. She was a farmer’s wife and homemaker

Death Notices 1-20-11: Russell ‘Butch’ Ervin, LaVerne Hollar

January 20, 2011

Russell ‘Butch’ Ervin
Jan. 18, 2011
NAPPANEE — Russell “Butch” Ervin, 72, Nappanee, died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011 at Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis.
He is survived by his wife, Marianne Ervin; daughters, Brenda Ervin of Brownsburg and Beth (Donny) Sample of Goshen; a granddaughter; brother, Kenton (Jill) Ervin of Nappanee; and a brother-in-law, Kent Beehler of New Paris.
Visitation will take place from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22 and one hour prior to services Sunday at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, 950 N. Main St., Nappanee.

January 19th

Chester W. Miller

January 19, 2011

May 18, 1931 — Jan. 17, 2011
ELKHART — Chester W. Miller, age 79, a resident of Elkhart, passed away of natural causes Monday, Jan. 17, 2011 at 3:55 p.m. in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center of South Bend.
Chester was born the son of Ralph Miller and Ruth Felter Miller in Bourbon, May 18, 1931 and graduated from Bourbon High School in the class of 1949. He also enjoyed old cars, motorcycles, tractors, airplanes and most anything with a motor or that was mechanical.

January 18th

Russell ‘Paul’ Pontius

January 18, 2011

July 19, 1919 – Jan. 14, 2011
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. — Russell “Paul” Pontius, 91, of Winter Haven, Fla., formerly of Walkerton, passed away Friday, Jan. 14, 2011 at his residence.
He was born July 19, 1919 in Walkerton, to the late Lawrence and Lucy Kilian Pontius.
On Nov. 8, 1940, Paul married Irene Cox who passed away in October of 1979.  Paul and Helen Hundt were married in October of 1981 and she passed away in May of 1997.  In June of 2000, Paul married Phyllis June Reim who survives.  

Dean Marshall Hoover

January 18, 2011

Sept. 18, 1940 — Jan. 16, 2011
WARSAW — Dean Marshall Hoover of Wellington Drive, Warsaw, passed away into the loving arms of the Lord, Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011 at 3 p.m., at his residence, surrounded by his loving family, in Warsaw, at the age of 70.
He was born Sept. 18, 1940 in Red Cedar Township, Dunn County, Wis. to Horatio Worden Hoover and Frances Erna (Giese) Hoover. On Sept. 3, 1961 he was married to Kathryn A. Smith, who survives.
Dean served in the U.S. Navy from Sept. 24, 1957 until his honorable discharge March 6, 1961. He served on the USS Van Voorhis and the USS Hartley.

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