Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Margaret E. Jones
Aug. 16, 2013
ROCHESTER âÂ Margaret E. Jones, 83, of Rochester, died at 12:25 a.m., Friday, Aug. 16, at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.
She is survived by two daughters, Nancy (Ted) Baker of Warsaw, Janet (Chet) Los of Syracuse; a son, Joseph (Ronda) Jones of Seymour; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Thomas E. Cotton
April 5, 1937 - Aug. 15, 2013
WALKERTON â Thomas E. Cotton, 76, passed away Thursday morning, Aug. 15, 2013 at the Settlerâs House in LaPorte. Mr. Cotton was born April 5, 1937 in Walkerton to the late J. W. and Mary (Easterday) Cotton. He has remained a lifelong area resident. Mr. Cotton retired from A.M. General Corporation in 1999 as a Maintenance Supervisor after 30 years of employment.
Jerry L. Berg
Aug. 15, 2013
BREMEN âÂ Jerry L. Berg, 66, died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center.
He is survived by his wife, Linn; sons, David (Tatjana) and A.J. (Stephanie); three grandchildren; and sister, Jan (Don) Frazier.
A funeral service with military honors will be held Monday, Aug. 19, 2013 at 10 a.m. at St. Paulâs Lutheran Church in Bremen.
Visitation is from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013 at Mishler Funeral Home, Bremen.
Contributions should be made to the Community Hospital of Bremen. Â
Jan. 27, 1956 - Aug. 13, 2013
CHICAGO, Ill. â Former Plymouth resident, Kenji âKenâ Born, 57, residing at Lakeview East in Chicago for the past 30 years, passed away at his home unexpectedly due to health complications.
He was born the son of George A. and Sumiko Born in a simple hut in Okinawa, Japan on Jan. 27, 1956 and named Kenji by his grandfather.
Kenji was raised in Plymouth and graduated with the PHS class of 1974, there he played in the band. He then earned a college degree and after moving to Chicago he became a vice-president at Cole Taylor Bank in Rosemont, Ill.
Roy D. Burbrink
Aug. 13, 2013
PLYMOUTH âÂ Roy D. Burbrink, 64, of Plymouth, died Tuesday morning, Aug. 13, 2013 at Florida Memorial Hospital in Daytona, Fla.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013 at 12 p.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church, 1314 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
Thomas E. Cotton
Aug. 15, 2013
La PORTE âÂ Thomas E. Cotton, 76, of La Porte, formerly of Walkerton, died Aug. 15, 2013. Arrangements are pending at Palmer Funeral Home-Lakeville.
Aug. 14, 2013
PLYMOUTH â Vessie Bridgewater, 93, of Scottsburg, died following an illness at 3:40 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013 in Millerâs Merry Manor, Plymouth.
She is survived by two sisters, Hazel Palmer of Ohio and Mary Fugat of Kentucky.
Visitation will be from 5 - 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15 in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth. Funeral services will follow at 7 p.m.
Visitation will continue Saturday, Aug. 17 from 1 - 3 p.m. in the Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home, 80 N. 1st St., Scottsburg, where services will follow at 3 p.m.
Lynn Kaye Keresztes
Nov. 27, 1953 â Aug. 11, 2013
ST. CLOUD, Fla. â Lynn Kaye Keresztes passed away Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013, from heart failure. She was born Nov. 27, 1953, in South Bend, to Eldon (deceased) and Laura Jean Peterson.
Dorothy âNellieâ J. Spohn
Nov. 29, 1934 - Aug. 13, 2013
PLYMOUTH âÂ Dorothy âNellieâ J. Spohn, 79, of Plymouth, formerly of Argos, died Aug. 13, 2013 at 5:50 p.m. at Millerâs Merry Manor, Plymouth following a lengthy illness.
She was born Nov. 29, 1934 in South Bend to Clyde and Frances (Raybuck) Wolfe. Dorothy has lived in the Argos community most of her life, coming from South Bend.
On June 21, 1953 in Argos she married Sidney âSidâ V. Spohn; together they shared 43 years. He preceded her on July 14, 1996.
Richard Lamar Tuttle
June 23, 1940 - Aug. 12, 2013
WINONA LAKE â Richard Lamar Tuttle, 73, of Winona Lake, formerly of Argos, died Aug. 12, 2013 at 11:25 a.m. at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester following a sudden illness.
He was born June 23, 1940 in Walkerton to Clem K. and Sarah Elizabeth (Bucher) Tuttle.
He lived in the Argos community since 1964 and moved to Winona Lake in 2011.
Glenn A. Baker
July 23, 1933 - Aug. 9, 2013
GREENCASTLE âÂ Glenn A. Baker, 80, passed away Aug. 9, 2013. He was born in Plymouth on July 23, 1933 to Glenn L. and E. Faye (Pippenger) Baker. He graduated from Lapaz High School in 1951. In high school he played basketball and in his senior year, he made the buzzer beater that let Lapaz win the sectional and go to state. Glenn went to Purdue for a year and a half, and didnât care for that, so he worked at Studebakers, in South Bend, until he was drafted into the Army in August, 1954, with his honorable discharge in 1956.