Archive - Obituary
October 14th, 2013
Harry Ginther Jr.
Oct. 12, 2013
ROCHESTER â€”Â Harry Ginther Jr., 91, of Rochester died at home at 2:45 p.m. Oct. 12, 2013.
Surviving are his wife, Betty; two daughters, Diana (Dennis) De Marco, Cindy (Michael) Jernigan; and a son, Dan (Karen) Ginther.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16 at the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester. Visitation is Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. and an hour prior to his service Wednesday. Burial will follow in the Rochester IOOF Cemetery.
Martha I. Bunton Messman
Feb. 22, 1926 â€“ Oct. 10, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€” Martha I. Bunton Messman, 87, a resident of Plymouth, passed at her home Thursday morning, Oct. 10, 2013.
Born in Walkerton on Feb. 22, 1926, Martha was the daughter of Charles Norman and Laura E. (Barnes) Pointon. She attended LaPorte High School.
Martha married Warren A. Bunton on Nov. 16, 1946 in LaPorte. The couple moved from LaPorte to Plymouth in 1969. Warren would precede her in death on March 21, 1989.
She worked for Hehr International as a production line worker for 17 years before her retirement in 1987.
Raymond P. Van Blaricom
Oct. 11, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Raymond P. Van Blaricom, 76, died at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. Arrangements are pending with the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth.
Oct. 8, 2013
BOURBON â€”Â Florence Faulkner, 89, of Bourbon, formerly of Atwood, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 at 12:40 a.m. in Millerâ€™s Merry Manor Nursing Home of Plymouth.
Surviving are three daughters; Sharon (Larry) Lemler of Bourbon, Connie (Jerry) Lozier of Tippecanoe, Jackie (James) White of Hunt, Texas; a son Terry (Bev) Faulkner of Winona Lake; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
There will be no services at this time. A private family burial ceremony will take place.
Burial will follow in Sand Ridge Cemetery, Bourbon.
March 10, 1913 - Oct. 1, 2013
BOCA RATON, Fla. â€” Margaret Koch, 100, of Boca Raton, Fla., passed away on Oct. 1, 2013.
Margaret was born March 10, 1913 in Indianapolis. She attended Colorado Springs High School and went on to Butler University in Indianapolis, graduating in 1933 with a BA and a major in business. Margaret married Major Robert Koch (U.S. Army) on Feb. 2, 1946 at her parentsâ€™ home in Indianapolis.
Myrtle E. McFarland
Oct. 8, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Myrtle E. McFarland, 95, of Plymouth died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor in Plymouth.
She is survived by four daughters, Hazel Keathley of Lake Station, Stella Hughes, Alice (Bill) Blount of LaPaz, and Ann (John) Hall of Plymouth; 14 grandchildren; numerous great and great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Lester Burgess of Tennessee.
The Mishler Funeral Home in Bremen is assisting the family with arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.mishlerfuneralhomes.com.
Mary E. Ricks
Oct. 8, 2013Â
Oct. 28, 1949 - Oct. 6, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Terry L. Rush, age 63, of Plymouth, passed away at 4:20 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013. He had been ill for the past 15 years and unable to work.
Terry was born Oct. 28, 1949, in Plymouth, to Edward and Audrey (Wright) Rush. Terry married the former Cathy Six on July 17, 1969, in Lakeville. He owned and operated Rush Construction Company and Rush Hour Photography, in Plymouth. He also helped with the construction of the â€śback 9â€ť at the former Rushmore Golf Course, now Plymouth Rock Golf Course.
Wanetta J. Denney
July 23, 1938 - Oct. 5, 2013
ARGOS â€” Wanetta J. Denney, 75, a longtime resident of Argos, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 following a long illness.
Born in Bremen on July 23, 1938, Wanetta was the daughter of Walter and Minnie J. (Miller) Young. She attended Bourbon High School.
In Nappanee on Sept. 1, 1956, Wanetta married Ronald J. Denney. He preceded her in death on June 12, 2010.
During her lifetime, she worked for Wagner Industries and American Optical - Cabot Safety for more than 30 years as a shipping clerk.
Gregory M. Pozorski
Dec. 30, 1951 - Oct. 5, 2013
ARGOS â€” United States Marine Corps Retired, Gunnery Sergeant Gregory M. Pozorski, 61, passed away at his Argos home on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 of natural causes.
Greg was born the only child of Ambrose M. and Loretta A. (Harness) Pozorski on Dec. 30, 1951 in Plymouth. Greg attended St. Michael Elementary School and graduated from Plymouth High School in the class of 1970. He continued course studies at IUSB.
Virgil D. Enders
Jan. 20, 1920 - Oct. 4, 2013
BOURBON â€” Virgil D. Enders, 93, formerly a resident of Bourbon, passed away Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 in Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, Warsaw.
Virgil was born Jan. 20, 1920 at Wyatt to Samuel and Bertha Schweisberger Enders. He married Dorothy Vollmer on Dec. 23, 1944 at Bremen, in the Lutheran Parsonage with Rev. E.G. Dobelstein officiating, she survives.