Archive - Obituary
January 4th, 2013
Lucille M. Drane
Jan. 2, 2013
KNOX â Lucille M. Drane, 65, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 in Memorial Hospital, South Bend.
Survivors include: three brothers, David Drane of Winamac, Donald Whitesell of Florida and Willard Whitesell Jr. of Plymouth; one sister, Violet Nelson of Oregon; and one sister-in-law, Hilda Wacasey of Knox.
Marjorie E. Scherf
Jan. 1, 2013
HAMLET âÂ Marjorie E. Scherf, 73, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 at IU Health LaPorte Hospital.
She is survived by her husband, Milton; one daughter, Melissa (David) Gates of Kewanna; two sons, Paul (Denise) Scherf of Dallas, Texas and Peter (Rhonda) Scherf of Michigan City; seven grandchildren and one sister, Patricia (Duke) Harms of Illinois.
Anna M. Keltz
Sept. 24, 1938-Jan. 1, 2013
GROVERTOWN âÂ Anna M. âAnnâ Keltz, 74, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
Todd Russell Hovarter
Sept. 20, 1963-Jan. 1, 2013
KNOX âÂ Todd Russell Hovarter, 49, of Knox, formerly of LaPaz, passed away at 8:13 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 in Memorial Hospital. He was born Sept. 20, 1963 in South Bend to LaVern and Elzie (McIntosh) Hovarter. On Dec. 29, 2004 in Knox, he married the former Pamela S. Stidham.
Lillie (Mae) Kile
Sept. 29, 1928-Jan. 1, 2013
PLYMOUTH âÂ Lillie âMaeâ Kile, age 84, of Plymouth, passed away at 9:15 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at Millerâs Merry Manor, in Plymouth.
Betty P. Freese
Jan. 7, 1930-Dec. 31, 2012
PLYMOUTH âÂ Betty P. Freese, age 82, a lifetime resident of Plymouth, passed away at 1 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 after a lengthy battle with cancer in the loving care of her son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter.
Betty was born Jan. 7, 1930 in LaPaz, to Darrell Muffley and Edith P. Maxson. She attended LaPaz High School.
Betty worked in the optical field for more than 30 years and organized a union at American Optical in the early â70s. She retired from the profession in 1991.
April 27, 1957-Dec. 27, 2012
ARGOS âÂ Kenneth Pritchett, age 55, of Argos, passed away, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, in Plymouth.
Kenneth was born April 27, 1957, to Sherman Ray and Lula Pritchett, in Plymouth. He graduated from Plymouth High School in the Class of 1975. He proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps. Barbara Salyer and Kenneth were married Oct. 6, 1984, at Centennial Park, in Plymouth.
Ruth H. Zartman
Aug. 29, 1922-Jan. 1, 2013
PLYMOUTH âÂ Ruth H. Zartman, 90, was surrounded by her loving family when she passed away at 4:40 a.m. Jan. 1, 2013 at Pilgrim Manor in Plymouth.
Ruth was born Aug. 29, 1922, the precious daughter of Guy and Lily E. Johnson Hunter. As one of 12 Hunter children, she shared her childhood with three sisters Lucille, Dorothy, Peggy and eight brothers Larry, Russell, Arthur, Harry, Empy, Bill, Kelly and Robert.
Terry A. Ingle
Jan. 1, 2013
BREMEN âÂ Terry A. Ingle, 63, of Bremen died at 11:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 at University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor, Mich.
He is survived by his wife, Mary; daughter, Melinda (John) Polson, Bremen; son, T. J. (Melissa) Ingle, Plymouth; six grandchildren; sisters, Denise K. (Glen) Miller, Kathleen Doering, both of Milford, Marilyn (Gary) Stillwell, Syracuse; and a brother, David L. (Kim) Ingle, Nappanee.
April 10, 1918-December 30, 2012
ROCHESTER â Jeanette Hunter, 94, 1420 Jefferson Street, Rochester, Indiana, passed away at 3:40 p.m. Sunday December 30, 2012 at Life Care Center of Rochester.
She was born on April 10, 1918 in Fulton County, Indiana, the daughter of Howard and Vida (Collins) Mutchler. On June 25, 1938 in Kosciusko County, Indiana, she married Clurel T. Hunter. He preceded her in death on November 9, 1993.