Archive - Jan 12, 2013 - Obituary
John A. Ketcham
Jan. 10, 2013
HAMLET â€” John A. Ketcham, 71, died Jan. 10, 2013 in his home.
He is survived by his wife, Jennifer; three daughters, Anna King of Hamlet, Debra (Tom) Boggess of LaPorte and Jackie (Mike) Garland of Minnesota; one son, Ray (Lisa) Ketcham of Plymouth; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; four sisters, Sharon Williams and Brenda Tharpe, both of Knox, Marilyn Rowe of Plymouth and Linda Townley of Curtis, Mich. and two brothers, James Ketcham of Plymouth and Ron Ketcham of Winamac.
June 23, 1927-Jan. 10, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Donald J. Bowser, age 85, of Plymouth, passed away at 9:49 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.Â
Don was born June 23, 1927, in St. Joseph County, to Elmer and Letha (Bowen) Bowser. Don, and the former Donna Cripe, were married Aug. 28, 1948. Donna preceded Don in death Oct. 3, 2008. Don married the former Phyllis Hutton, in a ceremony at the Church of Christ in Plymouth, Oct. 13, 2009.
Anna Marie Kelley
Jan. 7, 2013
ROCHESTER â€”Â Anna Marie Kelley, 95, of Rochester, formerly of Plymouth, died Jan. 7, 2013 at 10:03 p.m. at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester.
She is survived by daughters, Mariam J. Wagenknecht of Rochester, Sheila (Larry) Shivers of Argos, Janet (Jim) Saunders of Plymouth, Sandra (Raymond) Copas of Bloomington; sons, James â€śEdâ€ť (Susan) Kelley of Rochester, Richard (Marcia) Kelley of Lake Worth, Fla.; Walter E. (Deloris) Kelley of Plymouth; 15 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Betty Taulbe of South Bend.
Charles D. Martin
Aug. 8, 1926-Jan. 8, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€” Charles Duane Martin, 86, of Plymouth, passed away in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center-Plymouth Campus, on Tuesday evening, Jan. 8, 2013.
Charles was born on the 8th of August, 1926, in Alfordsville, the son of Charles O. and Belvia (Fields) Martin.
He graduated from Alfordsville High School and then attended Tech School where he studied auto body repair.
On July 24, 1944 Charles entered active duty in the United States Navy and served until July 4, 1946.