Archive - Apr 2013 - Obituary
Jan. 28, 1924 - April 27, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Thelma E. Kelly, 89, of Plymouth, passed away, Saturday, April 27, 2013, at 8:50 a.m., at the Catherine Kasper Life Center, in Donaldson.
Thelma was born Jan. 28, 1924, in Russell County, Va., to McKiney and Lucille (Litton) Chaffin. Thelma and Willard â€śBillâ€ť Kelly were united in marriage Sept. 26, 1947, in Virginia. Bill preceded her in death May 15, 1992, after almost 45 years of marriage.
Alan F. Martin
June 13, 1952 - April 27, 2013
ARGOS â€” Alan â€śAlâ€ť Frederick Martin, 60, of Argos, died unexpectedly at 3:50 a.m. Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center - Plymouth Campus.
Al was born June 13, 1952 to Charles W. and Doris Martin in Plymouth. He graduated from Brandywine High School in Niles, Mich. He received an associate degree in photography from Ivy Tech Community College.
LaVerne M. Dini
April 26, 2013
KOONTZ LAKE â€”Â LaVerne M. Dini, 90, died Friday, April 26, 2013 in Indianapolis.
She is survived by her children, Joyce (Tom) Egan, William D. Dini, and Elizabeth (Jim) Aelick; and one grandchild.
Larry J. Metzger
April 27, 2013
ROCHESTER â€”Â Larry Joe Metzger, 70, of Rochester, died at 6:55 p.m., Saturday, April 27, at Woodlawn Hospital.
He is survived by his wife, Pat; a daughter, Annetta â€śAnnieâ€ť (Sam) Tigler of Peru; a son, Mark (Jennifer) Metzger of Rochester; and three grandchildren.
Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2013 in the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester. Visitation is from 4 - 8 p.m. Tuesday and one hour prior to the service in the funeral home.
Burial will be in the Rochester IOOF Cemetery
Danny Lee McGowen Sr.
April 24, 2013
ROCHESTER â€”Â Danny Lee McGowen Sr., 67, of Rochester died April 24, 2013 at 1:10 p.m. at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka, following a sudden illness.
He is survived by daughters, Tammy Fetters of Plymouth, Wendy (Eric) Jones of Avon, Lisa Kistler of Winamac; Dana (Brian) Orkis of North Judson; sons, Brian McGowen of Argos, Chris (Kassi) McGowen of Knox, Danny (Amber) McGowen Jr. of Winamac; 13 grandchildren; sisters, Sharon (Gary) Ringle of Rochester, Beverly Howton of Wakarusa; and brother, Ronald (Lynn) McGowen of Lancaster, Pa.
Norman Charles Crouch
Aug. 12, 1937 - April 24, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€” Norman Charles Crouch, 75, a Plymouth resident since 1971, coming from Huntington, W.Va., passed away at 7:15 p.m. in St. Vincent Hospice, Indianapolis, following an illness.
The son of Charles Cooper and Bessie Wilma Bryant Crouch, Norm was born Aug. 12, 1937 in Parkersburg, W.Va. He graduated from Winsor High School in Willow Wood, Ohio in 1955.
On July 30, 1988, Norm and Judy Lynn Parish were married in the Wesleyan Methodist Church, Argos.
Opal Eloise Jones
Feb. 16, 1915 - April 24, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€” Opal Eloise Jones, 98, formerly of Plymouth, passed away of natural causes at 6:32 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, 2013. Opal was a resident of the Lakeland Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center of Milford for the past two years.
Born Feb. 16, 1915, in Hepton, Kosciusko County, she was the daughter of Edward Clinton and Cora (Miller) Conrad.
She graduated from Nappanee High School with the class of 1933.
In August of 1967, Opal and Orville Jones were married. Orville died in 1973.
April 23, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Donna Lynn Hostetler, 58, of Plymouth, died at 7:09 a.m., Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, in Plymouth.
She is survived by her husband, Rodney W. Hostetler; daughter, Rachel (Carl) Hedge of East Lebanon; sons, Ryan G. Clemons of East Lebanon, Terry Hostetler of Plymouth; two sisters, Connie Hinsenkamp of Terre Haute and Marje Livengood of Hamlet; and one grandchild.
James Lester Miner
April 29, 1925-April 23, 2013
ETNA GREEN â€”Â James Lester Miner, 87, lifetime resident of Etna Green, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 7:05 a.m. in Kosciusko Community Hospital.
He was born April 29, 1925 to Bram and Ruth Heisler Miner at Etna Green. Jim was the fifth of 10 children. He married Mary Beth Shinn on Sept. 14, 1951, she survives. Jim was a graduate of Etna Green High School class of 1943.
Nov. 15, 1924-April 23, 2013