Archive - Obituary
January 23rd, 2013
July 13, 1939-Jan. 21, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Eldora R. Mann, 73, of Plymouth, passed away, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at 10:52 a.m., at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, in Plymouth.
Eldora was born July 13, 1939, in Plymouth, to Theodore and Esther (Sutherlin) VanBlaricom. Eldora and Roger Mann were united in marriage Sept. 2, 1978, in Plymouth. Eldora worked at Maax Corporation, in the quality control division. She was a loving wife, homemaker, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
Richard L. Vining
May 29, 1940-Jan. 20, 2013
WARSAW â€” Richard L. Vining, 72, of Warsaw passed away Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 at 4:10 p.m. in Kosciusko Community Hospital after an illness.
Richard was born the son of Willard and Mary Yocum Vining on May 29, 1940 at Warsaw. He was a resident of Warsaw since 1963. Dick was a graduate of Tippecanoe High School class of 1959. Dick worked for Dalton Corporation for more than 42 years in the Financial Department, retiring in September of 2006. Previously he worked at Steel Fabricating of Mishawaka and Associates of South Bend.
R. Steven Hoesel
June 26, 1952-Jan. 12, 2013
CULVER â€”Â R. Steven Hoesel, born June 26, 1952, passed away peacefully at 11:45 a.m., Jan. 12, 2013.
Steven was born, raised, and resided in Marshall County, most of his life. He attended Culver and Plymouth schools, participating in football and basketball at Plymouth High School.
Steve served in the military, and graduated from Purdue University, of Â Lafayette.
His profession was Information Technology, specializing in IBM mainframes, and technology consulting.
Irene I. Baker
Sept. 9, 1922-Jan. 20, 2013
WARSAW â€” Irene I. Baker, 90, a resident of Millerâ€™s Merry Manor Nursing Home, Warsaw passed away Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.
Irene was born the daughter of David Powers and Clara Sears Powers on Sept. 9, 1922 in Nebraska. She was a resident of the Etna Green area all her life. She was a homemaker.
Allen R. Rush
March 21, 1964-Jan. 21, 2013
TIPPECANOE â€”Â Allen R. Rush, 48, a resident of Warsaw Meadows Care Center formerly of Tippecanoe passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2013 at 8:10 a.m.
Allen was born the son of Larry Rush and Rebecca Futch Rush on March 21, 1964 at South Bend. He was a lifelong resident of the Tippecanoe area and was employed at A M General until his illness. He also attended the Bourbon First United Methodist Church when he was able. He enjoyed all kinds of aircraft, naval memorabilia and celebrating the Fourth of July.
Monabelle R. Diltz
Oct. 1, 1922 â€“ Jan. 21, 2013
DONALDSON â€” Monabelle â€śMonaâ€ť R. Diltz, 90, of Donaldson and formerly of Granger passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, surrounded by her daughters in Catherine Kasper Home.
Mona was born Oct. 1, 1922, in Mishawaka, a daughter of the late Earl and Mabel (Woollet) Wade. She graduated from Mishawaka High School in 1940.
On Sept. 25, 1943, Mona married Raymond G. Diltz. They lived in Mishawaka until moving to Granger in 1975.
July 5, 1942-Jan. 19, 2013
WALKERTON â€”Â Phyllis A. Zehner, 70, of Walkerton, passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at 8:08 a.m., at Memorial Hospital in South Bend.Â
Phyllis was born July 5, 1942, in Plymouth, to Elmer and LaVerne (Holmquist) Holm. She married Jerry ZehnerÂ on Sept. 2, 1961. Phyllis worked for the United States Postal Service, out of the Walkerton Post Office, as a rural mail carrier, for 27 years. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge #865 of Tyner. She had lived, in Marshall County, all her life.
Jan. 19, 2013
BREMEN â€”Â Trena Lakins, 52, of Bremen, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 at Memorial Hospital of South Bend.
She is survived by her husband, Michael of Bremen; three daughters, Jennifer Lakins of Arizona, Kelsey (George) Phillips of Etna Green, and Kortney Lakins of South Bend; her parents, Michael and Janet Levy of Bremen; three sisters, Lenae (Brad) Robinson of Noblesville, Annette (Dave) Walter of Bremen, and Karyn (Les) McFarland of Bourbon.
A funeral service will be held Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 at 7 p.m. at the Mishler Funeral Home in Bremen.
Ronald L. Holloway
May 14, 1925-Jan. 19, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€” Ronald L. Holloway, a Plymouth resident since 1963, passed away at his home Saturday, Jan. 19 at 11:25 a.m. following an illness. At the age of 87, until his health would not allow, he continued to have a daily presence as the owner and operator along with his two sons of Holloway Electric Motor Services in Rochester. He maintained the attitude of â€śnot going to retireâ€ť after 52 years of continued service to the area of rebuilding electric motors.
J. Mardell Gardner
June 30, 1927-Jan. 18, 2013