Archive - 2012 - Obituary
Edwin J. Holstein Sr.
Feb. 17, 2012
SOUTH BEND âÂ Edwin J. Holstein Sr., 76, died Friday, Feb. 17, 2012 in his home.Â
Nola Marie Thorne
Oct. 3, 1920-Feb. 17, 2012
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. â Former Plymouth resident, Nola Marie Thorne, 91, of Zephyrhills, Fla. died of natural causes at 6:20 a.m. in Gulfside Center for Hospice Care, Zephyrhills, Friday, Feb. 17, 2012.
A Godly woman Nola was loved by all of her family and friends and will be dearly missed by all. She was born in Sapulpa, Okla., Oct. 3, 1920, the daughter of Oscar M. and Donnie Smith Patterson.
She graduated from Hammond High School and Nov. 8, 1938, in Hammond, was married to Roy E. Thorne. Roy died Dec. 9, 1988.
Kathryn âKayâ Weissert
Nov. 7, 1923-Feb. 16, 2012
TIPPECANOE âÂ Kathryn âKayâ Weissert, 88, of Tippecanoe, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012 at 5:11 p.m. at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
Kay was born the daughter of Ralph Reed and Lois Hite Reed Nov. 7, 1923 in Bourbon Township, Marshall County and was a resident of the area all of her life. She was a graduate of Bourbon High School, in the class of 1941. She also attended South Bend Business College of Commerce and worked at St. Joseph Bank and Trust Company of South Bend prior to her marriage.
Terry Linn Gochenour
Nov. 7, 1946-Feb. 18, 2012
BOURBON âÂ Terry Linn Gochenour, 65, of Bourbon, passed away Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012 at 1:58 p.m. in his home of natural causes.
Terry was born the son of Lewis Devon Gochenour and Ethel Wallace Gochenour Nov. 7, 1946 at Warsaw, and was a resident of the area all his life. He was a graduate of Triton High School with the class of 1965. He was a truck driver for Heckaman Homes before he had a serious accident in 1984.
Carter Allen Cassel
Feb. 11, 2012
BREMEN âÂ Carter Allen Cassel was born into the Lordâs hands Feb. 11, 2012 at Indiana University Goshen Hospital.
He is survived by his parents, Ryman Cassel and Brittany Conway; paternal grandparents, David and Rhonda Cassel of Bremen; maternal grandparents, Christina and William Dunmire of Nappanee and Don and Janie Conway of Auburn; great-grandparents, Lonnie Gibson of Elkhart, Olon and Pam Anson of Bremen and Harold Ryman of Nappanee.
Virginia Lechlitner Voreis
July 11, 1919-Feb. 11, 2012
PLYMOUTH âÂ Virginia Lechlitner Voreis, 92, of 14955 12th Road, Plymouth, passed away Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at 11:45 p.m., at MillerâsÂ Merry Manor, in Plymouth.
Virginia was born July 11, 1919, in Plymouth, to Fredrick and Ida (Snyder) John. Virginia was crowned âMiss Plymouthâ in 1939. She and Ralph Lechlitner were united in marriage Dec. 31, 1939. Ralph passed away March 11, 1987. They were married for 47 years.
Anna Belle (Smith) Richard
July 14, 1927 - Feb. 14, 2012
PIERCETON â Anna Belle (Smith) Richard of 206 W. Tulip St., Pierceton, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012 at 6:40 p.m. at the age of 84.
She was born July 14, 1927 in Lakeville to William Smith and Pearl (Sousley) Smith. Feb. 9, 1945 in Lakeville, she was married to Dale Richard, who preceded her in death April 20, 2000.
Sept. 15, 1930 â Feb. 14, 2012
PLYMOUTH â Kennedy Robinson, 81, lived in Osceola, all of his life, until moving to Plymouthâs Riverwalk Retirement Homes in October of 2010. He died of natural causes at 9:30 a.m. at the Hospice House in South Bend Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012.
Kennedy was born Sept. 15, 1930 in Mishawaka. He was the son of Arthur Harry Robinson and Marjorie Louise (Kennedy) Robinson.
He graduated from Mishawaka High School with the class of 1949.
Feb. 14, 2012
PLYMOUTH â Kennedy Robinson, 81, of Plymouth, died in the Hospice House of St. Joseph County Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. Service arrangements are incomplete at the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth.
Rev. Roy Burkhart
Feb. 11, 2012
LaFONTAINE âÂ Rev. Roy Burkhart, 90, of LaFontaine died at 11:50 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012 at Rolling Meadows Healthcare Center, LaFontaine.
John A. Faber
May 17, 1922 â February 13, 2012
PLYMOUTH â John A. Faber, 89 went home to be with the Lord whom he had served faithfully all his life. John was born in Charlevoix, Mich. May 17, 1922 to John Peter Faber of Friesland, Holland and Floraine Sodell of Belfort, Alsace-Lorraine.