Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Anna B. McKee
Dec. 22, 1923 - Aug. 30, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€” Anna B. (Fulton) McKee, 89, a resident of Plymouth, passed away at 8:55 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013 in Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, Plymouth following a recent diagnosis of cancer.
Ann was born Dec. 22, 1923 in Knox, the daughter of John and Anna (Foltin) Fulton. She graduated from Knox High School in 1941.
Jerry M. Halt
March 3, 1955 - Aug. 31, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Jerry M. Halt, 58, Plymouth, passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at 1 p.m., at Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home, in Plymouth.
Jerry was born March 3, 1955, in South Bend, to Robert and Madeline (Oler) Halt. Jerry married Marsha Freet, in Culver, on Sept. 1, 2001. He was a semi-truck driver. Jerry was a terrific gardener and was known for his extremely large garden. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and his family
Rashel D. Burkett
Oct. 17, 1956 - Aug. 30, 2013
WALKERTON â€”Â Rashel D. Burkett, 56, residing in Walkerton, passed away at 11:45 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, 2013 in her home, surrounded by her loving husband and family.
She was born Oct. 17, 1956 in LaPorte, a daughter of Ralph and Frances (Ward) Jackson, and has remained a lifelong resident of the Walkerton area.
Melvin Fisher Sr.
Aug. 30, 2013
WALKERTON â€”Â Melvin Fisher Sr., 65, of Walkerton, formerly of North Judson, died Friday, Aug. 30, 2013 in Franciscan St. Anthony Health, Michigan City.
Larry R. Welsh
April 17, 1928 - Aug. 25, 2013
CULVER â€”Â Larry R. Welsh, 85, of Culver, passed away Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013 at home with family by his side. Larry was born April 17, 1928 in Baltimore, Md. to John Louis and Leonore Bentley Smith Welsh. He grew up in Pennsylvania and moved to Culver with his family in the spring of his senior year in high school, graduating from Culver High in 1946. In that short time Larry met Frances B Flora and they were married Nov. 3, 1946. He was preceded in death by Frances on June 30, 2010.
Mary Lucile Bartlett
Aug. 28, 2013
MACY â€” Mary Lucile â€śLucyâ€ť Bartlett, 104, of Macy, died at 12:10 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 28, at Life Care Center of Rochester.
She is survived by four sons, Byron â€śBudâ€ť (Ethel) Bartlett of Mishawaka; Glen (Sharon) Bartlett of Macy; James (Vicki) Bartlett of Rochester; John (Carol) Bartlett of Tucson, Ariz.; eight grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, several great-great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Roseleen â€śRosieâ€ť Day of Macy, Ruby (Robert) Walker of Wabash; Gaythal Boswell of Swayzee.
Ralph Eugene Conner
Sept. 15, 1929 - Aug. 26, 2013
TITUSVILLE, Fla. â€” Ralph Eugene Conner passed away Aug. 26, 2013. He was born Sept. 15, 1929, in Ottertail, Minn., to the late Oscar and Myrtle Conner. He moved to Marshall County, as a young boy and graduated from West Township School in 1947. Ralph married his neighbor girl, Lois Marie York in 1948. They just celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary July 24. They had three children, Paul Conner who passed away in 2003, Jeannie Watson and Brian Conner, all of Florida; seven grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Penny S. Wright
Sept. 21, 1971 â€“ Aug. 27, 2013
ARGOS â€”Â Penny S. Wright, 41, of Argos passed away Aug. 27, 2013 at the Life Care Center in Rochester.
Penny was born to Lonnie Wagers and Wanda Wright on Sept. 21, 1971 in Plymouth. Her favorite colors were pink and purple, Penny loved butterflies, dandelions, and lilacs. Her favorite movie was The Wizard of Oz. She loved country music and going to church.
Beverly J. Morrison
Jan. 20, 1934 - Aug. 26, 2013
WARSAW â€”Â Beverly J. Morrison, 79, passed away at 1:45 p.m. Monday Aug. 26, 2013 at the Mason Health Care Center, Warsaw. Prior to a prolonged stay at Masonâ€™s, Beverly was a longtime resident of Plymouth.
She was born Jan. 20, 1934 in Rochester, the daughter of John and Betty (Crabbs) Downs.
She was a homemaker and member of the Church of Christ, Plymouth. She spent most of her life as a devoted mother and grandmother, caring for her children. She also enjoyed drawing and art.
Donald E. Abel
Aug. 27, 2013
NAPPANEE â€”Â Donald E. Abel, 66, of Nappanee, died at 4:45 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 at Elkhart General Hospital.
Surviving are his sons, Jim (Heidi) Abel, Fishers, Chris (Mindy) Abel, Nappanee; four grandchildren; sister, Becky (Johnnie) Moody, Granger; and brothers, Steve Abel, Nappanee, Rick (Gail) Abel, Wakarusa.