Archive - 2012 - Obituary
Cheryl A. Gonzalez
March 9, 2012
NAPPANEE â€”Â Cheryl A. Gonzalez, 57, of 500 Short St., Nappanee, died at 8:05 p.m., Friday, March 9, 2012 at her residence after a long illness.
She is survived by her husband, Daniel V. Gonzalez; sons, Don C. Gonzalez of Lakeville, Mark A. Gonzalez of Richmond, Va., James P. Gonzalez of Nappanee; three grandchildren; and sisters, Susan (Glen) Hochstetler of Nappanee, Cindy (Joe) Lynn of Bremen, and Mary Robbins of Wakarusa.
Steven R. Bright
March 28, 1947-March 11, 2012
Kenneth Michael Kuczwara
Oct. 8, 1964-March 7, 2012
LYNWOOD, Ill. â€”Â Kenneth â€śKenâ€ť â€śKennyâ€ť â€śKuzâ€ť Michael Kuczwara, 47, of Lynwood, Ill. passed away suddenly March 7, 2012 of natural causes.
Bernice Evelyn (Ersepke) Dietz
Aug. 22, 1929-March 10, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Bernice Evelyn Ersepke Dietz, known affectionately to her friends as â€śBerne,â€ť died March 10, 2012. She was 82 years old.
Berne was born to Bernhard and Ethel Longmire Ersepke in San Francisco, Calif., Aug. 22, 1929.
She graduated from George Washington High School in 1947, and later attended San Francisco City College.
Mary Marie Klein
Jan. 23, 1925-March 9, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â A lifetime Marshall County resident, Mary Marie Klein, 87, passed away of natural causes at 2:55 a.m., Friday morning, March 9, 2012, in Pilgrim Manor.
Mary was born in Tyner, Jan. 23, 1925, and raised as the daughter of Fay E. and Rebecca V. (Trump) Ward. She attended Tyner grade school and graduated from Plymouthâ€™s Lincoln High School in 1942.
Michael A. Kirk
March 7, 2012Â
BREMEN â€”Â Michael A. Kirk, 19, formerly of North Judson, died Wednesday, March 7, 2012 in Memorial Hospital, South Bend.
He is survived by his wife, Brittney; children, Honey Kirk and Phoenix Kirk, both of Knox; parents, Rick and Rebecca Kirk of North Judson; three brothers, Ryan (Tara) Kirk, Joshua Kirk and Jeremy Kirk, all of North Judson and grandparents, Eileen Law of Hobart, Wallace Law of Lake Station and Robert Kirk of Madison.Â
Donald R. Risner
May 25, 1928-March 7, 2012
ARGOS â€”Â Donald R. Risner, 83, of Argos, passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. at home in the care of his loving family. He had been in failing health.
Don was born May 25, 1928 at Charleston, W.Va. to Isaac Risner and Dora Busby Risner.Â
He has been a resident of the Etna Green and Bourbon area the past 62 years. Don served in the United States Army during World War II from 1946â€“1947 and then finished his GED after his tour of duty.
Ruth Irene Miller
May 30, 1914 - March 6, 2012
WARSAW â€” Ruth Irene Miller, 97, formerly of South Bend residing the last three years in Warsaw, passed away at 1:43 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, 2012 in Millerâ€™s Merry Manor - Warsaw.
She was born in Noblesville, May 30, 1914 to the late Harry Alva and Delia Eva (Pitts) Smeltzer. May 4, 1936 in Culver, Irene married Culver W. Miller, who preceded her in death July 26, 1965.
DavidÂ AllenÂ Terhune
Jan. 17, 1950-March 7, 2012
ROCHESTER â€”Â Pastor Dave Terhune, 62, of Manitou Park Road, Rochester, passed away at 1:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at his residence.
Dorothy E. Neidig
September 29, 1920 â€“ March 6, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Dorothy E. â€śDotâ€ť Neidig, 91, a resident of McQueenâ€™s Addition in Plymouth, passed away Tuesday evening, March 6, 2012 in the Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center - Plymouth.
Dot was born in Plymouth September 29, 1920, the daughter of Samuel R. and Edith N. (Neff) Phillips.