Archive - Apr 2012 - Obituary
Jeannie Gottschalk Nelinson
Aug. 2, 1946-April 1, 2012
FLOWER MOUND, Texas âÂ After a courageous battle against cancer, Jean Ann âJeannieâ Gottschalk Nelinson, passed away at home surrounded by her beloved family Sunday, April 1, 2012.
Marshall Ray Ralston
April 9, 2012
ELKHART âÂ Marshall Ray Ralston, 80, Elkhart, formerly of Nappanee, died unexpectedly of natural causes, Monday, April 9, 2012 at his residence.
Surviving are daughters, Lori (Jeff) Stewart, Elkhart, Diana (Gary) Selvey, Muncie; a son, Dennis (Laura) Ralston, Elkhart; three grandchildren; and sisters, Beverly (Chuck) Ritter and Norma Freed both of Nappanee.
William E. Wright
Dec. 17, 1933-April 11, 2012
PLYMOUTH â William E. âBillâ Wright, 78, a resident of 14B Road, Plymouth, passed away at his home Wednesday, April 11, 2012, following an illness.
Bill was born in Plymouth, Dec. 17, 1933, the son of Edgar Dale and Edna Grace (Miller) Wright.
He graduated from Plymouth High School with the class of 1951 and served with the 38th Missile Battalion in the United States Army.
He lived in Marshall County for his entire lifetime except for 2 1/2 years in Virginia.
Constance (Connie) Beth Johnson Van Horn
Dec. 12, 1945 â April 8, 2012
CULVER â Constance (Connie) Beth Johnson Van Horn, 66, of Culver passed away April 8, 2012 at the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka.
Connie was born in Michigan City to Axel and Marguerite (Wyse) Johnson Dec. 12, 1945. She grew up on a farm near North Judson and graduated from North Judson High School in 1963. June 26, 1965, Connie married the love of her life, Harry Ronald Van Horn.
Carol J. Leedy
April 11, 2012
PLYMOUTH âÂ Carol J. Leedy, 65, loving wife of Stan Leedy, passed away at home April 11, 2012 after a short battle with cancer.
She was preceded in death by her father, Dalton A. Griffith and beloved niece, Laura Griffith.
Samuel Lee Salary
April 9, 2012
CULVER âÂ Samuel Lee Salary, 77, of Culver died April 9, 2012 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.
Elaine Sandra McVicker
Dec. 14, 1955-April 8, 2012
WATERVLIET, Mich. âÂ Elaine Sandra McVicker, age 56 years of Summit Drive, Watervliet, Mich. died at 3:10 p.m. Easter Sunday, April 8, 2012 at Watervliet Community Hospital unexpectedly but of natural causes.
She was born Dec. 14, 1955 in Knox to Dewey Otto and Pauline Veronica (Nauseda) McVicker. She attended school in Leiterâs Ford and has lived in Watervliet, Mich. for many years.
Fern Iris Yoder
April 9, 2012
BREMEN âÂ Fern Iris Yoder, 93, of 1683 Plymouth-Goshen Trail, Bremen, died at 9:25 p.m., Monday, April 9, 2012 at Bremen Community Hospital.
Surviving are sons, Roland (Rita) Yoder, Howard (Laurie) Yoder, and James (Sandra) Yoder, all of Bremen; a daughter, Marilyn (Dennis) Easton, Osceola; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Charles (Edna) Goss Jr., Matuhn, Ill., Melvin (Janice) Goss, Nappanee; and sisters, Naomi (Wayne) Weldy, Winona Lake, and Pearl (Carlyle) Chupp, Nappanee.
Daniel P. Weaver
April 6, 2012
PLYMOUTH Ââ Daniel Paul Weaver, 58, of 6A Road in Plymouth, died at his home Friday, April 6 of natural causes.
He is survived by his father, Bob; a brother, Mike Weaver of Plymouth; and a sister, Susan Weaver of Delray Beach, Fla.
Visitation will be held Thursday, April 12 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth. Services will be held Friday, April 13 at 11 a.m. in the funeral home.Â
Burial will follow in the New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Memorial gifts may be given to an Alcoholics Anonymous Program.
Jackie âJockoâ Sherman
Feb. 7, 1928-March 27, 2012Â
CULVER âÂ Jackie âJockoâ Edward Sherman, 84, of 16th Road, Culver, passed away at 12:50 p.m., Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at the home of his grandson, with his loving family by his side.
Jocko was born Feb. 7, 1928, in Plymouth, to Ernest and Beulah (Webster) Sherman. He had been a lifelong resident of the Marshall County area. Jocko, and the former Ilene Powell, were united in marriage Jan. 15, 1949. They had been married for 60 years when Ilene passed away April 9, 2009.