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October 21st

Death notices 10-21-13

October 21, 2013

Roger S. Couse
Oct. 19, 2013
NAPPANEE — Roger S. Couse, 76, of Nappanee, died at 6:45 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at Avalon Village, Ligonier after an extended illness.
He is survived by his wife, Marlene; daughters, Lori (Marc) West, Elkhart, Lynn (Trent) Sheets, Nappanee; son, Steven (Kim) Couse, Nappanee; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and sisters, Gloria Towsley and Cherie Couse, both of Wilmington, N.C.

October 20th

Death notices 10-19-13

October 20, 2013

Margaret Jane Paschal Lewis
Sept. 8, 2013
BLOOMINGTON — Margaret Jane Paschal Lewis, 89, a long-time resident of Culver, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.
She is survived by her husband, Charles E. Lewis; her five children, Andrew, Jane (Richard), David, Peter (Tammy), and Megan (Chris); and 10 grandchildren.

October 19th

Andrew DeWayne Ginther

October 19, 2013

Andrew DeWayne Ginther
Jan. 24, 1983 - Oct. 15, 2013

Death notices 10-18-13

October 19, 2013

Kimberley Sherry Gann
Oct. 15, 2013
ETNA GREEN — Kimberley Sherry Gann, 43, of Etna Green died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 at 12 p.m. in her home following a long battle with cancer.
She is survived by her husband, Shane; three daughters, Autumn McKenna of Plymouth, Tiffany Gann, Anna Gann both at home; a son, Nathan Calhoun of Osceola; three grandchildren; her mother, Violet of Culver; father, Thomas of Ullin, Ill.; sisters, Tami KcKenna of South Bend, Jeani Ethridge of Dongola, Ill., Debbie (Brian) Hale of Mishawaka; and brother, Paul McKenna of Culver.

October 17th

Bruce W. Butler

October 17, 2013

Bruce W. Butler
Oct. 15, 2013
MULVANE, Kan. — Butler, Bruce W., age 63, lead hydraulic NDI technician at Bombardier Learjet, passed away Oct. 15, 2013. Memorial service 2 p.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church, 1020 N. 2nd, Mulvane, Kan.
Bruce is preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Irene Butler; brother Calvin Butler.

Death notices 10-17-13

October 17, 2013

Rosemary Faye Ault
Oct. 14, 2013
ARGOS — Rosemary “Rosie” Faye Ault, 56, of Argos died Oct. 14, 2013 at 5:18 p.m. at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester.
She is survived by children, Tonya Ault of Portland, Ore., Troy Davis of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Travis Davis of Westfield, Tyler Ault of Florida, Crystal Lauderback of North Liberty; sisters, Alice Gaudreau of South Bend, Barbara Lauderback of North Liberty, Mary Nichols of North Liberty, Roberta Ault of Bourbon; and brother, Fred (Debbie) Ault of Plymouth.

October 16th

Charles E. Ripley

October 16, 2013

Charles E. Ripley
April 12, 1932 - Oct. 14, 2013
PLYMOUTH — Former Plymouth City Councilman, Charles E. “Chuck” Ripley, 81, passed away suddenly Monday morning in his home of natural causes.
Chuck was a native of Adams County and was born at home in Blue Creek Township near Decatur on April 12, 1932, the son of Leland A. and Midge C. (Davis) Ripley. He was one of nine children in the Ripley household and graduated from Pleasant Mills High School in the class of 1950. He was active in the basketball and 4-H Programs as well as helping on the farm day to day.

Hannah Buckingham

October 16, 2013

Hannah Buckingham
Jan. 6, 1932 – Oct. 14, 2013
PLYMOUTH — Hannah (Khana) Buckingham, 81, passed away at 2:05 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 in Miller’s Merry Manor, Culver.
Born in Baghdad, Iraq on Jan. 6, 1932, Hannah was the daughter of Odeisho Esho and Zarday Bachas.
She worked for Ferro for 14 years before her retirement in 1994. She was a member of Good News Baptist Church.
Hannah loved gardening and cooking. She loved to feed everyone she met and she never met a stranger. She loved spending time with her family. Hannah also found enjoyment volunteering at the Neighborhood Center.

Ellis Devon Stiles

October 16, 2013

Ellis Devon Stiles
Oct. 14, 2013
PLYMOUTH — Ellis Devon Stiles, 74, passed away the evening of Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 at the Hospice House of Elkhart.
Ellis is survived by his loving wife, Sandra of Plymouth, and their three sons: Kenneth (JoAnn) Stiles of Culver, David (Brenda) Stiles of Plymouth, and Michael (Patty) Stiles of Culver. He has six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. His surviving brothers are Vernon (Phyllis) Stiles of Plymouth and Larry (Jane) Stiles of Tennessee.

Donald M. Bowen

October 16, 2013

Donald M. Bowen
May 10, 1946 - Oct. 13, 2013
ROCHESTER — Donald M. Bowen, 67, Culver, passed away at 10:50 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013 at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester.
He was born May 10, 1946 in Gary, the son of Richard and Alyette (DuMarche’) Bowen. He was a United States Marine Corps veteran serving during the Vietnam Era. On April 30, 1972 in Rockaway, N.J., he married JoAnn DiGiorgio and she survives.
Mr. Bowen had been an inspector for natural gas utilities and worked as a United States Postal Carrier for the Kewanna Post Office.

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