Archive - Obituary
May 28, 1929 âÂ March 27, 2011
PLYMOUTH â Garneta Light, 81, died of natural causes in Millerâs Merry Manor, 635 Oakhill Ave., at 11:20 p.m. Sunday, March 27, 2011.
Garneta was born May 28, 1929, in Tyner, Ind., the daughter of Ray and Agnes Rupel Stull.Â She graduated from Tyner High School.
She was first married to Don Balsley and later married Willard Light.
Garneta worked as a dietician at several hospitals and nursing homes in Indiana and Illinois.
Robert Allen Yeo
Nov. 15, 1955 â March 25, 2011
LAKEVILLE â Robert Allen Yeo, 55, passed away at 3:40 p.m. March 25, 2011 at Regency Place in South Bend, from cancer.
Robert was the son of Ronald and Mary Jane Yeo. He will be remembered lovingly by his mother; and siblings, Ben (Peggy) Yeo of Bremen; Barb (Lynn) Donathen of Tippecanoe; Beverly (Harold) Roberts of Bremen; Brenda Yeo (Kevin Frick) of Lakeville; and Russell (Jennifer) Yeo of Bourbon. Robertâs father, Ronald, preceded him in death.
Roy âJackâ Hughes
March 9, 1920 â March 28, 2011
PLYMOUTH âÂ Roy âJackâ Hughes, age 91, of 400 W. WashingtonÂ St., Plymouth, Ind., passed away at 10:09 a.m., Monday, March 28, 2011, at his home.
Jack was born March 9, 1920, in Plymouth, to Walter and Ethel (Personett) Hughes. He was retired from the Plymouth Foundry and the Marshall County Highway Department. He also worked part-time for Dr. Connell, doing landscaping. Jack lived most his adult life in the Plymouth and Argos areas. He spent his childhood in Bremen, Ind.
March 27, 2011
PLYMOUTH â Garneta Light, 81, of Plymouth, died Sunday, March 27, 2011 at Millerâs Merry Manor, Plymouth.
She is survived by daughters, Karen (Gene) Curless of New Haven, Ind., and Joyce (Robert) Breeden of Utica, Ill.; sons, Gregory (Joetta) Balsley of Plymouth, and Brian Balsley of Boulder, Wyo.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation will take place from 12 to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 2, at Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
July 15, 1941 âÂ March 24, 2011
PLYMOUTH âÂ Darleen E. Xaver, 69, of East La Porte Street, Plymouth, Ind., passed away Thursday, March 24, 2011, at 12:35 p.m. at her home.Â
She was born July 15, 1941, in Plymouth, to Albin âBudâ and Edythe (Smith) Wilson. Darleen graduated from West High School and was a former officer of the West High School Alumni. She was married to John Xaver from 1961 to1978.
Lorraine C. MercerÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
May 10, 1924 âÂ March 27, 2011
WALKERTON âÂ Lorraine C. Mercer, 86, passed away Sunday, March 27, 2011 in Millerâs Merry Manor, Walkerton.Â
Lorraine Mercer was born May 10, 1924 in Mexico, Mo. to John and Hazel (Lutton) Smith and lived in the area for 49 years, coming from St. Louis, Mo.Â
May 30, 1940 in Charleston, Mo. she was married to James A. Mercer who preceded her in death in 1995.Â She was also preceded in death by her parents and one grandson, Greg Mercer.Â
Adam R. Broeker
July 15, 1981 â March 26, 2011
CULVER â Adam R. Broeker, 29, of Culver, passed away at 5:42 p.m. March 26, 2011 at his home.
Adam was born to Robert and Lois (Bradley) Broeker July 15, 1981 in South Bend.Â He was a 2000 graduate of Culver Military Academy.Â After meeting on a blind date, he was later married to Allysa Tchop, Sept. 23, 2009.Â She survives.
Helen C. DevineÂ Â
March 25, 2011
GROVERTOWN âÂ Helen C. Devine, 51, died Friday, March 25, 2011 in Wintersong Village, Knox.Â
She is survived by her son, Peter (Candi) Devine of Argos; mother, Jean Devine of Grovertown; six grandchildren; partner, Rick Papp of Fish Lake; brothers: Bill, Wayne, James and John; and sister, Lorna Cisarik.Â
There will be no services or visitation. Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel assisting the family with arrangements.Â Condolences may be made to the family via the funeral homeâs website at www.rannellsfuneralhome.com.
Arthur D. Lawrence
Douglas Jay Carter
Nov. 18, 1957 â March 21, 2011
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. âÂ Douglas Jay âSmoothâ Carter passed away Monday March 21, 2011.
He was born in Plymouth, Ind. Nov. 18,1957. Doug lived in New Orleans, La. and later settled in St. Petersburg, Fla. where he has lived for 25 years. He was a job site foreman for West Tampa Glass for 15 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Marion and Fern Estelle (Keyser) Carter.
Katherine C. Minix
March 21, 2011
NORTH JUDSON â Katherine C. Minix, 46, died Monday, March 21, 2011 in I.U. Health Starke Hospital, Knox
She is survived by her husband Mark Minix; daughter, Katie Minix of North Judson; mother, Mary (Dean Miller) Reynolds of Knox; father, Eugene Farler of North Judson and one brother, Eugene (Diana) Farler of Rochester.
There will be no services or visitation.
Cremation will take place.
Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel is handling arrangements.
To leave online condolences go to rannellsfuneralhome.com.
Elizabeth âRuthâ Bender