Archive - Obituary
April 4th, 2013
Michael N. Caban
March 9, 1948 - April 1, 2013
PLYMOUTH â Michael N. Caban, 65, a Plymouth resident since 1954, passed away suddenly in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka, at 7:46 a.m. Monday, April 1, 2013.
Born in San Sebastian, Puerto Rico, on March 9, 1948, Michael was the son of Ernesto Nunez and Angela Martinez Caban.
He graduated from Plymouth High School with the class of 1967. He studied then at Ancilla College for a year and transferred to Valparaiso University.
Lauretta May Berger
June 1, 1923 - April 2, 2013
PLYMOUTH â Lauretta May Berger, 89, of Plymouth, passed away in Pilgrim Manor at 3:09 a.m., Tuesday morning, April 2, 2013.
Born in Plymouth on June 1, 1923, Lauretta was the daughter of James M. and Marie Tarent Gilbert. She lived in Plymouth all of her life, graduating from the eighth grade of Webster School in 1936.
On Nov. 8, 1940, in Plymouth, Lauretta and Clifford Berger Sr. were married. Clifford passed away April 24, 2009, following almost 69 years of marriage.
Robert A. Irvine
March 10, 1948-March 30, 2013
TIPPECANOE â Robert A. Irvine, 65, a resident of Tippecanoe passed away Saturday, March 30, 2013 at 1:40 p.m. at his home.
Janet E. Taber Leap
June 6, 1952 - March 29, 2013
CONVERSE â Janet E. Taber Leap, 60, of Converse, passed away Friday, March 29, 2013, at her home after an illness. Jan was born June 6, 1952, in Plymouth, to Raymond and Lydia (Seghetti) Taber.
March 29, 2013
LAPORTE â Eugene âGeneâ Miller, 79, of LaPorte, formerly of Knox, died Friday, March 29, 2013 in Golden Living Center-Countyside, LaPorte.
Survivors include two daughters, Jeanie (Mike) Marsh of Knox and Julie Ann Joseph of North Judson; two sons, Randy Gene (Ann) Miller of Warrenville, Ill. and Dennis Gene Wireman of Knox; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Everee Allen and Edie Fugate and one brother, Orville Ray Miller.
William Monroe âJayâ Biggs
Aug. 11, 1929 - March 31, 2013
PLYMOUTH â William Monroe âJayâ Biggs went home to the Lord at 8:05 a.m. Easter morning in the company and care of his loving family. He resided at River Walk in Plymouth.
Bill was born in Mishawaka on Aug. 11, 1929. He was the son of Royal N.R. and Nellie Bell (Young) Biggs.
He attended schools in Mishawaka-Beiger-Mary Phillips, Bingham and Mishawaka High School, receiving his high school diploma June 4, 1947, while serving in the United States Army, which he had joined Feb. 4, 1946, at the age of 16.
Donald M. Stubbs
Sept. 27, 1932 - March 31, 2013
CULVER â Donald M. Stubbs, 80, of Culver, passed away peacefully at 10:13 p.m. Easter Sunday March 31, 2013 while a resident at Millerâs Merry Manor, Culver.
Donald was born Sept. 27, 1932 to Carl and Laura (Shaw) in Argos. On Oct. 3, 1957 he was married to Betty L. Van Asdall at the Knox United Methodist Church. She preceded him in death Sept. 12, 2001.
Betty K. Scheetz
July 16, 1918 - March 31, 2013
DONALDSON â Elizabeth Katherine âBetty K. Scheetzâ, 94, was reunited with her family on Easter morning, Sunday, March 31, 2013, at 5:20 a.m. in the Catherine Kasper Life Center in Donaldson. A longtime Plymouth resident, she had resided at the Catherine Kasper Life Center for the last four years.
The daughter of Lawrence B. and Katherine M. (Ahler) Scheetz, Betty was born July 16, 1918 in Monticello. She graduated from Plymouth High School in 1937.
May 28, 1960 - March 31, 2013
CULVER âÂ Robbin C. Johnson, age 52, of Culver, passed away at 9:57 p.m., Sunday, March 31, 2013, at his motherâs home in Plymouth.Â
Alice M. Mattix
March 31, 2013
ROCHESTER âÂ Alice M. Mattix, 87, died at 2:30 a.m. March 31, 2013.Â
She is survived by her daughters, Shari Norris of Carmel and Barbara (James) Michels of Evansville; a sister, Margaret Brenner of Mesa, Ariz.; and five grandchildren.