Archive - Obituary
May 15th, 2013
Rick S. Pertics
Oct. 13, 1951 - May 13, 2013
LaPAZ âÂ Rick S. Pertics, 61, passed away Monday morning, May 13, 2013 at the farm from injuries sustained in an accident. Rick was the co-owner of Pertics Blueberry Plantation in LaPaz. He was born Oct. 13, 1951 in South Bend to the late Ernest R. and Gloria J. (Melton) Pertics. Rick lived all of his life in LaPaz and Plymouth. Rick and Cindy married March 7, 1987 in LaPaz.
April 9, 1938-May 12, 2013
PLYMOUTH âÂ James H. Winenger, 75, Plymouth, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2013, at 3:30 a.m., at MillerâsÂ Merry Manor, in Plymouth.
David Eugene Robertson
Jan. 27, 1950 - May 12, 2013
PLYMOUTH â David Eugene Robertson, 63, of Monterey, passed away following complications of a heart condition at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth, at 12:22 a.m. Sunday, May 12, 2013.
Dave was born in Dresden, Tenn., on Jan. 27, 1950. He was the son of Eugene and Naomi P. (Dawson) Robertson.
He graduated from Chicagoâs Weber High School with the class of 1968.
Velma J. Tillotson
May 9, 2013
BOURBON âÂ Velma J. Tillotson, 66, of Bourbon, died at 8:39 p.m., Thursday, May 9, 2013 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka.
Surviving are daughters, Debra (James) Dawson of Bourbon, Patty (Robert) Vaile of Etna Green; son, Tim (Tonia) Tillotson of Bourbon; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Nancy Miller and Edna (Earl) Scarberry, both of Bourbon, Sharon (Randy) Fisher of Nappanee; and brother, John Ernest (Kathy) Sexton of Ohio.
April 27, 1921 - May 10, 2013
DONALDSON âÂ G. Ernest âErnieâ Rightley, 92, passed away Friday, May 10, 2013, at 3:10 a.m., at the Catherine Kasper Life Care Center, in Donaldson.
Shirley B. Paxton
Oct. 3, 1935 â May 5, 2013
GRANGER âÂ Shirley B. Paxton, 77, passed away peacefully Sunday morning, May 5, 2013, after a long illness. She was born Oct. 3, 1935 to Leon and Edith Shaftick in South Bend. She graduated from Adams High School in 1953. She retired from Miller Insurance in Bremen.
Virginia Ilene Elder
May 9, 2013
PLYMOUTH âÂ Virginia Ilene Elder, 82, Plymouth, died Thursday at her residence.
Surviving are her husband, Donald; two sons, John Elder of Humble, Texas, Kurt Elder of Plymouth; one daughter, Kelli Hacha of Plymouth; one sister, Sandy Fravel of Geneva; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Monday at 3 p.m. in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home, 221 N. Meridian St., Portland. Burial will follow in the Salamonia Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 1 â 3 p.m. Memorials can be made to the choice of the donor.
Alonzo âLonnieâ Sayre
Dec. 14, 1944-May 8, 2013
PLYMOUTH âÂ Alonzo âLonnieâ H. Sayre, 68,Â of Plymouth, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at 8:20 p.m., at Elkhart Hospice House, in Elkhart, after a brief illness.
May 7, 2013
PLYMOUTH âÂ Amber Gayheart, 23, of Plymouth, formerly of Knox, died May 7, 2013.
She is survived by her parents, Roy Gayheart and Rhonda (Clemons) Kay; three sons, Riley Clemons, Caleb Clemons, Kaiden Houston of Plymouth; grandparents, Patricia Moore of Grovertown, Ronald and Kathy Moore of Rochester; and four sisters, Jody Gayheart, Kendra Dalka, Jessica Hopper, Trenadie Gayheart.
Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. CDT Monday, May 13, 2013 at M.C. Smith Funeral Home, Knox. Memorial service will follow at 6 p.m.
James Patrick Doody
May 8, 2013
Entered Into Eternal Rest-Monday, May 6, 2013
PLYMOUTH â Wilma Faye Wagoner-Renforth, 88, of Plymouth went into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior, at 3 p.m., Monday, May 6, 2013, at Millerâs Merry Manor, in Plymouth.
Wilma was born Nov. 5, 1924, in the La Paz area, to Sherman Sr. and Thelma Wright Emmons. She grew up with eight brothers and one sister. Wilma graduated from La Paz High School in the class of 1942. On Nov. 5, 1944, she married Paul F. Wagoner Jr., of Plymouth, who preceded her in death, June 1, 1992.