Archive - Obituary
February 14th, 2012
Aug. 31, 1920-Feb. 11, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Margaret R. Miller, 91,Â of 805 Baker St., #50, Plymouth, passed away Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at 9:14 a.m., at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
Janet M. Abbott
Feb. 10, 2012
BREMEN â€”Â Janet M. Abbott, 69, of Bremen, died Friday, Feb. 10, 2012 at Community Hospital of Bremen.
She is survived by her husband, Ed of Bremen; two sons, Jeff (Michaela) Abbott of Bremen and David (Susan) Abbott of Marietta, Ga.; a daughter, Lisa (Jeff) Sents of Woodstock, Ga.; a brother, Paul (Phyllis) VanDerKeere of Bremen; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012 at St. Dominic Catholic Church at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be following the service at Bremen Cemetery.
Catherine Bradfield Olson
Nov. 26, 1924 - Feb. 9, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Catherine Bradfield Olson, 87, a long time resident of West Township and Plymouth passed away Friday, Feb. 9, 2012, at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor in Plymouth.
Catherine was born Nov. 26, 1924 in Mishawaka to Richard and Orpha Hoover Burkett.
Oct. 30, 1943, Catherine married Virgil Bradfield, who preceded her in death in 1972. She later married Clarence Olson, Nov. 15, 1975 who preceded her in death June 19, 2011.
Jan. 26, 1929 â€“ Feb. 10, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Eloise Runkle, 83, a Plymouth resident since 1988, coming from Rochester, passed away at 1 a.m. Friday, Feb. 10, 2012 at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, Culver.
The daughter of Rev. Roy R. and Blanche R. Cochran Alexander, Eloise was born Jan. 26, 1929 in Hartford City. She was a 1947 graduate of Roll High School.
Feb. 21, 1965 in South Bend, Eloise married Charles Runkle.Â Charles died Jan. 2, 1985.
Diane M. Squibb
Feb. 8, 2012Â
KNOX â€”Â Diane M. Squibb, 63, of Knox, died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012 in Golden Living Center, Knox.
She is survived by her husband, Rev. Ray Squibb; two daughters, Dawn Wilkinson of Fishers, and Anna Squibb of Ft. Wayne; two sons, Michael Bannon of Kokomo and Joel Squibb of Lebanon, and four grandchildren.
CatharineÂ L. Lee
Aug. 1, 1923 â€“ Feb. 6, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Catharine â€śKatieâ€ť Lee, 88, a former resident of Plymouth, died at 10:40 a.m. Monday at Heritage Health in Peru, Ill.
Katie was born in Akron, the daughter of Burr and Mary â€śBeamâ€ť Day. Katie moved to Plymouth in 1931 where she attended Lincoln High School.
Sept. 8, 1943 in Plymouth, Katie married Virgil Lee. Virgil died Oct.12, 1982.
She was employed by Bosworthâ€™s Bridal Shop in Plymouth for 25 years.
Betty Jean Heiden
April 8, 1940- Feb. 6, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Betty Jean (Wilson) Heiden, 71, passed away in Millerâ€™s Merry Manor in Plymouth, at 3:55 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, 2012.
Born in Plymouth April 8, 1940, Betty was the daughter of Donald S. and Mary C. (Richard) Splix.
A lifetime Plymouth resident, she was raised in the Roman Catholic faith and graduated from Plymouth High School.Â
Betty was first married to William D. Wilson. She then married Carl F. Heiden June 25, 1983 in Plymouth. Carl died Nov. 26, 1996.
Betty, a homemaker, was also a teacherâ€™s aide at Washington School.
James L. Slabaugh
Feb. 6, 2012
NAPPANEE â€”Â James L. Slabaugh, 63, of 402 Northwood Circle, Nappanee, died at 1:02 p.m., Monday, Feb. 6, 2012 at Lakeland Loving Care Center, Milford after an extended illness.
Surviving are his daughter, Tammy Jo (Terry Witcher) Francis, Bristol; his mother, June L. Slabaugh, Nappanee; four grandchildren; and brothers, Russell Dean (Peggy) Slabaugh, Lake Zurich, Ill., Steve Slabaugh, Nappanee, and Michael (Shirley) Slabaugh, Hindman, Ky.
Feb. 4, 2012
ETNA GREEN â€”Â Harold â€śHarâ€ť Feldman, 83, of Etna Green, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012 at 1:50 p.m. at Bremen Health Care Center after a brief illness.
He is survived by his wife, Bonnie; a son, Carl (Debra) Feldman of Etna Green; 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation is Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home, 115 S. Main St., Bourbon.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home.
Burial will follow in the Summit Chapel Cemetery at Bourbon.
Dec. 12, 1959-Feb. 2, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Larry G. Harrell, 52, of 1st Road, Plymouth, passed away at 7:08 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka, following a brief illness.Â
Larry was born Dec. 12, 1959, in Plymouth, to Frank and Patricia (Kamiski) Harrell. Larry had been a lifetime resident of the Plymouth area. He was the owner of Larryâ€™s Body Shop and was a true craftsman at his job of repairing, painting, and doing body work on automobiles.