Archive - 2012 - Obituary
Betty J. Zillmer
July 26, 1924-Jan. 15, 2012
BREMEN âÂ Betty J. Zillmer, 87, of Bremen, passed away Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012 at home. She was born July 26, 1924 to Nelson and Lula (Reese) Marks in Wyatt. Aug. 30, 1942 she married Clifford D. Zillmer.
Joan L. Drake Carlson
Feb. 15, 1936-Jan. 15, 2012
PLYMOUTH âÂ Joan L. Drake Carlson, 75, passed away peacefully at her home at 8:37 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012.
Joan was born, the daughter of John H. and Viola May (Lee) Drake Feb. 15, 1936. She graduated from Plymouth High School with the class of 1954.
June 27, 1954, Joan and LaVerne R. âSwedeâ Carlson were married at the Plymouth First United Church of Christ.
Joan worked for the local G&G Grocery in Plymouth for 15 years.Â She retired from Walmart after working there for 15 years in September, 2008.
Barbara Susan SahagĂșn
Sept. 16, 1952-Jan. 13, 2012
PLYMOUTH â Barbara Susan SahagĂșn, 59, of Plymouth passed away Friday, Jan. 13, 2012 at 1:35 p.m. in Memorial Hospital of South Bend. She was born Sept. 16, 1952 in Wabash to Mario A. and Dorothy (Haavig) SahagĂșn.
Sept. 13, 1918-Jan. 11, 2012
WARSAW âÂ Vivian H. Bower, 93, 300 Prairie St., Warsaw, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, at Warsaw Meadows Care Center, in Warsaw.
Vivian was born Sept. 13, 1918, in South Bend, to Brook and Pearl (Seybold) Bower. She was a former resident of Plymouth, and had lived in Warsaw since 2004. Vivian had been employed at Bosworthâs, in Plymouth, and was an Avon representative. She attended Trinity United Methodist Church in Plymouth.Â
Jan. 12, 2012
PLYMOUTH âÂ Frank O. Lyons, 84, ofÂ 635 Oak Hill Ave., Plymouth died at 6:40 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, at Millerâs Merry Manor, in Plymouth.
He is survived by his son, Dennis (Diana) Lyons of Plymouth; six grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, at 6:30 p.m.Â at the Van Gilder Funeral Home, 300 W. Madison St., Plymouth. Burial will be in New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Visitation will be Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Van Gilder Funeral Home.
Esther Irene Flory
Jan. 10, 2012
WYATT âÂ Esther Irene Flory, 86, of Wyatt, died Jan. 10, 2012 at the Bremen Health Care Center.
Survivors include two sons Doug (Connie) Flory of Bremen and Jeff (Sally) Flory of Wyatt, one daughter Carol (Steve) Dhoore of Mishawaka, eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
The funeral service will be held Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the Mishler Funeral Home. Burial will follow the service at St. John Cemetery, Woodland.
Visitation is two hours prior to the service Saturday at the funeral home.
Henry F. âHankâ Hartwell
Jan. 27, 1922 â Jan. 9, 2012
PLYMOUTH â Henry F. âHankâ Hartwell, 89, a Plymouth resident most of his life, passed away at 4:46 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, 2012 in Florida Heartland Hospital, Sebring, Fla.
Hank was born Jan. 27, 1922 in North Vernon. He was raised in the Bright-Side Orphanage in Plymouth, and considered Leo and Stella Manuwal his mom and dad. He was a graduate of Plymouth High School.
He was a veteran of WWII, enlisting in the U.S. Navy Sept. 12, 1942 and was discharged Dec. 11, 1945.
Loneda M. âGrannyâ Robinson
Feb. 14, 1919-Jan. 9, 2012
OSCEOLA â Loneda M. âGrannyâ Robinson, 92, of Osceola, passed away Monday, Jan. 9, 2012 at St. Josephâs Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka. Loneda was born Feb. 14, 1919 in Marshall County to the late Henry and Amelia (Birk) Hummel. In September of 1937, she married Marion C. Robinson. He preceded her in death, passing away June 16, 1956.
Marvin Lee Weldy
Jan. 6, 2012
BREMEN âÂ Marvin Lee Weldy, 75, 222 E. Bike St., Bremen, died Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, at 4:37 p.m. at his residence from natural causes.
John F. Botset
Jan. 4, 2012
PLYMOUTH â John F. Botset, 72, Plymouth, died at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012.
He is survived by his wife, Sandra L. Dixon; daughter: Dawna (Blane) Embree of Plymouth; two sons: John W. (Sue) Botset of Rochester and Todd A. (Carrie) Botset of Walkerton, eight grandchildren, one great-granddaughter and several nieces and nephews.