Archive - Feb 2013 - Obituary
Feb. 27, 2013
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ Frank Polletta, 85, of Plymouth, died Wednesday morning in the Miller‚Äôs Merry Manor, Plymouth.
He is survived by his wife, Mildred E. (Laudanskis) Polletta; a daughter, Barbara (Greg) Fox; a daughter-in-law, Barbie Polletta; a sister-in-law, Alice Hite and numerous grand and great-grandchildren.
Gary L. Sickmiller
May 12, 1951 ‚Äď Feb. 27, 2013
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ Gary L. Sickmiller, 61, passed away at 3:02 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 in Plymouth.
Gary L. Sickmiller was born in Plymouth on May 12, 1951 to Lowell A. and Betty J. (Games) Sickmiller. He graduated from John Glenn High School in 1969.
On Feb. 11, 1973 in Plymouth, Gary married the former Kathy Schroll. Together they had three wonderful children, of whom he was very proud.
Mary Ann Norris
Sept. 15, 1939 - Feb. 21, 2013
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ¬†Mary Ann Norris, 73, of Plymouth, passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at the Gulf Coast Medical Center in Fort Myers, Fla.
Mary Ann was a friend to many, throughout Indiana, having lived in southern Indiana, Mishawaka, Indianapolis/Fishers, then returning to her roots in Marshall County in 2000. Her bright smile, sense of humor, and wit, will be missed by all who knew her.
Harold Reed McKee
April 18, 1916-Feb. 23, 2013
ELKHART ‚ÄĒ¬†Harold Reed McKee, 96, of Elkhart, died at 9:10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 at Elkhart General Hospital.
Robert ‚ÄėDennis‚Äô Rhea
Feb. 25, 2013
BOURBON ‚ÄĒ¬†Robert ‚ÄúDennis‚ÄĚ Rhea, 67, of Bourbon, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 at Lutheran Hospital of Fort Wayne.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Rhea of Bourbon; two daughters, Denise Clark of Nappanee and Catherine Ann (Jason) Rinehart of Eugene, Ore.; a son, Robert Dennis Rhea Jr. of Pittsburg, Kan.; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; his mother, Catherine Rhea of Freeport, Maine; a brother, Rick Rhea of Freeport, Maine; and two sisters, Janine (Hank) Clemmons of Oregon, Wis. and Caroline (Charlie) McLaren of Kelseyville, Calif.
Charles ‚ÄėCorky‚Äô Ray Lingle
Aug. 28, 1935-Feb. 22, 2013
WALKERTON ‚ÄĒ¬†Charles ‚ÄúCorky‚ÄĚ Ray Lingle, age 77, of Walkerton, passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at 1:35 a.m., at home with his loving family by his side.
Gale A. Schaal
Dec. 9, 1924-Feb. 24, 2013
MISHAWAKA ‚ÄĒ¬†Gale A. Schaal, 88, passed away at 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at the Michiana Health and Rehabilitation Center, Mishawaka. Mr. Schaal was born Dec. 9, 1924 in Plymouth to the late Ralph C. and Cora F. (Kanarr) Schaal. He has been a lifelong area resident. On Sept. 2, 1945 in Plymouth, he married Virginia M. Evans who preceded him in death Oct. 20, 2010. Two sisters, Phyllis Reaker and Linda Eby; and one brother, Ralph Schaal, also preceded their brother in death.
Michael David Weatherby
May 16, 1968-Feb. 24, 2013
BREMEN ‚ÄĒ Michael David Weatherby, 44, died unexpectedly Sunday morning at Bremen Community Hospital.
He was born May 16, 1968 in Alma, Mich., to Roland Lewis and Dorothy Jean (French) Weatherby Jr.
He is survived by his parents; three daughters, Kendra Leann Fox, Big Rapids, Mich., Kylee Rachael Weatherby, Bremen, Cassie Weatherby, Alma, Mich.; a son, Kaylob M. Dowsett, Bremen; and a sister, Renee Frost, Goshen.
He had lived in Goshen and Boise, Idaho before settling in Bremen the last three years.
Nancy L. Heinzmann Van Lue
July 26, 1946-Feb. 22, 2013
ROCHESTER ‚ÄĒ¬†Nancy L. Heinzmann Van Lue, 66, of Rochester, passed away at 9:59 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 at her residence.
She was born July 26, 1946 in Rochester, the daughter of James Wesley and Mary Ellen (Paxton) Lyons. On Aug. 30, 1964 in Rochester, she married Bondi Lynn Heinzmann. He preceded her in death March 25, 1985. She then married Robert Van Lue on Nov. 29, 1985 in Rochester. He preceded her in death April 6, 2010.
Bernice M. Erow
July 9, 1926-Feb. 22, 2013