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December 26th

Death notice 12-24-12

December 26, 2012

John G. Pryor
Dec. 21, 2012
ROCHESTER — John G. Pryor, 84, of Rochester, died at 7:59 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 at South Bend Memorial Hospital.
He is survived by his wife, Rhea; two daughters, Carol Ann (Greg) Amend of Mason, Ohio, Pam (Charles) Jones of Rochester; a son, John “JD” Pryor of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; a sister, Janet (John) Kassbaum of Carmel; and a brother, Carl (Terri) Pryor of French Lick.

Katherine A. Coyer

December 26, 2012

Katherine A. Coyer
May 5, 1966-Dec. 21, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Katherine A. “Kathy” Brosmer Coyer, 46, of Plymouth, fought a 15-year cancer-related illness that resulted from ulcerated colitis and passed away at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 in the attentive and loving care of the Elkhart Hospice House. Kathy faced life’s adversities with an energetic spirit.

Verna Lou (Martin) Stevens

December 26, 2012

Verna Lou (Martin) Stevens
Oct. 28, 1939-Dec. 21, 2012
ARGOS — Verna Lou (Martin) Stevens, 73, of Argos died Dec. 21, 2012 at 6:20 a.m. at St. Vincent’s Hospice in Indianapolis. She had been in declining health for several months.
She was born Oct. 28, 1939 in Tippecanoe to Virgil R. (Bud) and Mildred Olive (Baer) Martin. She had lived in Argos for 52 years coming from Tippecanoe.
Dec. 9, 1960 in Rochester, she married Harold “Curly” Dean Stevens. He preceded her April 20, 2012.

Dr. Kenneth W. Reber

December 26, 2012

Dr. Kenneth W. Reber
Sept. 5, 1918-Dec. 18, 2012
ZIONSVILLE — Dr. Kenneth W. Reber, former State Director of Indiana Rehabilitation Services and former Superintendent of Schools in Plymouth, passed away Dec. 18, 2012 at St. Vincent Hospice. Dr. Reber was born Sept. 5, 1918 in Berrien Co., St. Joseph, Mich., the son of L. Benjamin and Tina Reber.

December 22nd

Harry J. Olson

December 22, 2012

Harry J. Olson
Oct. 23, 1918-Dec. 19, 2012
SEBRING, Fla. — Harry J. Olson, age 94, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 in Sebring, Fla. He was born in Hammond City on Oct. 23, 1918 to Harry E. and Gusta Mae (Cobler) Olson. He was an A/C Repairman; of the Presbyterian Faith; served in the U.S. Navy during WW II; Member of the American Legion Post 27 and the Masonic Lodge #149 in Plymouth; He was an avid fisherman and a trap and skeet shooter; He was a resident of Sebring, Fla. since 1980 coming from Plymouth.

Death notices 12-21-12

December 22, 2012

Betty Jane Crise
Dec. 18, 2012
CULVER — Betty Jane Crise, 94, of Culver died Dec. 18, 2012 at Miller’s Merry Manor, Culver.
She is survived by daughters, Dawn E. Crise of Plymouth, Candace L. Crise of Plymouth; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
There will be no visitation or services. Burial will be at Arlington National Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Culver Academies.
Condolences may be sent via the obituary page at
The Odom Funeral Home of Culver is in charge of arrangements.

Thomas W. Fishback Jr.
Dec. 15, 2012

Sandra Lee Carlson

December 22, 2012

Sandra Lee Carlson
May 14, 1936-Dec. 20, 2012
KOONTZ LAKE — Sandra Lee Carlson, 76, passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth. Sandra was born May 14, 1936 in Hammond to Edwin and Ruth (Lysaker) Carlson and lived at Koontz Lake for 30 years, coming from Dyer. She was a homemaker.

December 20th

Death notices 12-20-12

December 20, 2012

Della McClane
Dec. 13, 2012
LaPORTE — Della McClane, 86, of LaPorte died Dec. 13, 2012.
She is survived by sons, JD (Claudette Roberts) McClane Jr. of Delong, Otis McClane of Long Beach, Calif.; daughters, Loretta McClane of Michigan City, Juanita Mitchell of Michigan City, Mary Thomas of Hammond, La., Shella Brooks of Michigan City, Rose Hale of Michigan City, Corrine Hart of South Bend; brothers, Albert Wilson, Johnny Wilson; sister, Lauren Thomas; 26 grandchildren; and numerous great- and great-great-grandchildren.

Dewayne C. Schuh

December 20, 2012

Dewayne C. Schuh
June 14, 1953 — Dec. 15, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Dewayne C. Schuh, born June 14, 1953 to Clarence C. Schuh and Barbara (Schuh) Bennett, passed away Dec. 15, 2012 in Miller’s Merry Manor Nursing Home of Plymouth. He had been fighting lung cancer for quite a long time.
He is survived by a son; Jeremy (Heather) Schuh with three grandchildren, daughters; Dawn (Mrs. Todd) Stump with four grandchildren, Jennifer Henderson and three grandchildren.

Death notices 12-19-12

December 20, 2012

Shirley B. Spiess   
May 20, 1932-Dec. 15, 2012

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