Archive - Aug 2012 - Obituary
Sally Ann Strycker Dibbern
July 15, 1934-Aug. 11, 2012
WINAMAC â Sally Ann Strycker Dibbern, 78, of Winamac passed away at 9:20 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 at Hickory Creek at Winamac. She was born July 15, 1934, in Plymouth. Sally married Roger Dibbern July 12, 1975 in Valparaiso. He died Jan. 17, 2004.
Sally grew up in Marshall County and moved to Valparaiso where she lived for many years. In 2008, she moved to Hickory Creek at Winamac.
Marie Juanita Bollenbacher
Jan. 11, 1924-Aug. 18, 2012
BREMEN âÂ Marie Juanita Bollenbacher, 88, of Bremen, passed away Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012 at Millerâs Merry Manor in Wakarusa. She was born Jan. 11, 1924 in Bremen to Arthur and Ruth (Carbiener) Johnson.
Mary A. Heminger
Aug. 17, 2012
WINAMAC âÂ Mary A. Heminger, 67, of Winamac died Friday, Aug. 17, 2012.
She is survived by her husband, Carl Heminger; children, Tabitha Heminger of Winamac, Tammy Heminger of Winamac, Larry Heminger of Bourbon, Ronnie Heminger of Butler; and five grandchildren.
Funeral service will be Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012 at 7 p.m. CDT at the Trinity Assembly of God Church, Knox.
M.C. Smith Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Wilburn E. Smith
Aug. 18, 2012
TIPPECANOE â Wilburn E. Smith, 73, died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012 in his home of an illness.
Shari Lynn Kirkland
Aug. 16, 2012
DELONG âÂ Shari Lynn Kirkland, 48, of Tippecanoe Shores, near Delong, died, at 12:30 p.m., Aug. 16, 2012 at her home.
May 16, 1930-Aug. 16, 2012
VALPARAISO â Juan Arzola, 82, of Valparaiso formerly of North Judson, passed away Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012 at Porter Hospital. He was born May 16, 1930 in Mendoza, Texas to Apolonio and Anita (Gamez) Arzola. Juan served with the National Guard in Texas, was a member of the North Judson American Legion and had farmed most of his life.
Isabel M. Emmons
May 5, 1920-Aug. 16, 2012
PLYMOUTH â Isabel M. Emmons, 92, a North Oak Road resident in Plymouth since 1951, died at 11 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, in the Michiana Health and Rehabilitation Center, Mishawaka.
Isabel was born May 5, 1920, in Nappanee, the daughter of Aaron L. and Rebecca Fleck Moore.
She graduated from Nappanee High School with the class of 1938.
Sept. 28, 1940, Isabel and Ernest E. Emmons were married in Nappanee. Ernest passed Sept. 11, 2004, after 64 wonderful years together.
Dorothy âRuthâ Cox
Oct. 28, 1913 â Aug. 16, 2012
PLYMOUTH â Dorothy âRuthâ Cox, 98, passed away early Thursday morning at Pilgrim Manor with the loving care of family, staff members and Hospice. Ruth was the youngest of three daughters born in Sioux Falls, S.D. to Arthur and Georgianna Chittick. At the age of 3 years, her family moved to Chicago, Ill. so her father could attend law school and later practice law.
Helen Elnora McGowen
April 4, 1913-Aug. 16, 2012
NEW CASTLE âÂ Helen Elnora McGowen, 99, of New Castle, went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012 at Glen Oaks Health Campus.
She was born April 4, 1913 in Elkhart County, a daughter of the late Albert and Maude (Clindaniel) Davis.
Carl E. Melton
Aug. 13, 2012
ETNA GREEN âÂ Carl E. Melton, 73, of Etna Green, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012 at 9:17 p.m. in Millerâs Manor Nursing Home of Warsaw.
He is survived by his two brothers, Loren (Kathryn) Melton of Atwood and Merl (Karen) of Alpena, Mich.
Visitation is Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home, 115 S. Main St., Bourbon.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home.
Burial will follow in the Etna Green Cemetery at Etna Green.
Janet (Hons) Erickson
Aug. 12, 2012
BREMEN âÂ Janet L. (Hons) Erickson, 68, of Bremen, died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, at 4:30 p.m., at her home.
She is survived by her husband, Bernie Erickson; daughters, Dawn (Mark) Galloway of Culver, Jennifer Erickson of Denver, Colo.; sons, Greg (Kelley) Erickson of Plymouth, Chris (Veda) Erickson of Plymouth; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; and her sister, Sandy Swenson of California.
Visitation will be Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., at the Plymouth Wesleyan Church, 11203 S. Michigan Road, Plymouth.