Archive - Obituary
August 20th, 2012
Dorothy âRuthâ Cox
Oct. 28, 1913 â Aug. 16, 2012
PLYMOUTH â Dorothy âRuthâ Cox, 98, passed away early Thursday morning at Pilgrim Manor with the loving care of family, staff members and Hospice. Ruth was the youngest of three daughters born in Sioux Falls, S.D. to Arthur and Georgianna Chittick. At the age of 3 years, her family moved to Chicago, Ill. so her father could attend law school and later practice law.
Helen Elnora McGowen
April 4, 1913-Aug. 16, 2012
NEW CASTLE âÂ Helen Elnora McGowen, 99, of New Castle, went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012 at Glen Oaks Health Campus.
She was born April 4, 1913 in Elkhart County, a daughter of the late Albert and Maude (Clindaniel) Davis.
Carl E. Melton
Aug. 13, 2012
ETNA GREEN âÂ Carl E. Melton, 73, of Etna Green, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012 at 9:17 p.m. in Millerâs Manor Nursing Home of Warsaw.
He is survived by his two brothers, Loren (Kathryn) Melton of Atwood and Merl (Karen) of Alpena, Mich.
Visitation is Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home, 115 S. Main St., Bourbon.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home.
Burial will follow in the Etna Green Cemetery at Etna Green.
Janet (Hons) Erickson
Aug. 12, 2012
BREMEN âÂ Janet L. (Hons) Erickson, 68, of Bremen, died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, at 4:30 p.m., at her home.
She is survived by her husband, Bernie Erickson; daughters, Dawn (Mark) Galloway of Culver, Jennifer Erickson of Denver, Colo.; sons, Greg (Kelley) Erickson of Plymouth, Chris (Veda) Erickson of Plymouth; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; and her sister, Sandy Swenson of California.
Visitation will be Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., at the Plymouth Wesleyan Church, 11203 S. Michigan Road, Plymouth.
May 16, 1963-Aug. 12, 2012
LAFAYETTE âÂ Tammie Beeker, 49, of Lafayette, died at 8:31 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, at St. Elizabeth Central Emergency Room.
She was born May 16, 1963, in Gary, to Tom and Dottie Goulden Lackey.
Richard Allen Rowe
May 4, 1943-Aug. 13, 2012
MESA, Ariz. âÂ Richard Allen Rowe of Mesa, Ariz. and formerly of Tippecanoe passed away Monday, Aug. 13, 2012 at 6:24 a.m. at Lutheran Hospital of Fort Wayne at the age of 69.
He was born May 4, 1943 in South Bend to the late Irene (Balmer) and Carel Rowe. In 1963 he was married to Carol Mowiser, who survives.
Dec. 20, 1921-Aug. 13, 2012Â
Cecil E. Lucas
Aug. 11, 2012
CULVER âÂ Cecil E. Lucas, 85, of Culver died Aug. 11, 2012 at Ironwood Health & Rehabilitation, South Bend.
He is survived by a son, Kurt O. Lucas of Culver; daughter, Karen Sue Lucas of South Bend; brothers, Carl E. Lucas of North Judson, Paul E. Lucas of Speedway; sister, Carmen Benes of Plainfield; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.
David Paul Frettinger
Aug. 12, 2012
ROCHESTER âÂ David Paul Frettinger, 84, of Rochester died at 11:15 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012 at home.
Linda L. Widman
Aug. 9, 2012
ROCHESTER âÂ Linda L. Widman, 64, of Rochester died at 11:17 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012 at Woodlawn Hospital.
She is survived by two daughters, RaeAnn Lynn (Rodney) Reichard of Akron, Tamra Ann (Eliott) Goodman of Clearwater, Fla.; two sons, Raymond Leonard (Amy) Widman of Rochester and Thomas Charles Widman of Rochester; and seven grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, 2012 in the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester. Visitation is one hour prior to the service in the funeral home.
Mary L. Hooker
Dec. 25, 1931-Aug. 9, 2012
ARGOS â Mary L. Hooker, 80, of Argos died Aug. 9, 2012 at 11:05 a.m. at Indiana University Health â Goshen Hospital following a short illness.
She was born Dec. 25, 1931 in Culver to Roy E. and Ethel L. (Stevenson) Overmyer. She lived all of her life in the Argos community.
Feb. 25, 1953 in Argos she married Richard âDickâ G. Hooker; he preceded her Dec. 9, 1996.
Mary worked for the Argos community school as the cafeteria director for 27 years, retiring in 2001.
Mary is a graduate of Argos High School class of 1950.