Archive - Obituary
January 8th, 2013
Chae Ok Belkiewitz
Feb. 19, 1940-Jan. 4, 2013
SOUTH BEND â€” Chae Ok (Sim) Belkiewitz, 72, of South Bend and formerly of the Plymouth, Walkerton, and Michigan City areas passed away at her home Friday evening, Jan. 4. Chae has endured the effects of Parkinsonâ€™s disease for nearly 10 years and dementia the past two while remaining in the comforting care of her husband Jim.
Delcia Mae Hamann
April 14, 1931-Jan. 3, 2013
SPENCER â€”Â Delcia Mae Hamann of Spencer passed away at Owen Valley Health Campus on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 at the age of 81.
Born on April 14, 1931 in Berrien Springs, Mich., she was the daughter of James and Elsie (Snodgrass) White. She was married to James R. Hamann for 61 wonderful years until his passing in May of 2012. Delcia was a homemaker but served the community as the Director of the Owen County Senior Citizen Center. She was a lifetime member of the Owen County Art Guild. Delcia was a well known entertainer in the area.
Marsha Kay Henry
Dec. 21, 1943-Jan. 6, 2013
BREMEN â€”Â Marsha Kay Henry, 70, of Bremen, died at her residence at 9:05 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013.
Born in Plymouth on Dec. 21, 1943, Marsha was the daughter of Hillard and Claudine (Booker) Bottorff.
She graduated from Plymouth High School in 1961.
On April 5, 1964, in Plymouth, Marsha married David Henry.
Marsha worked as a bookkeeper for Truman Motors and in the warehouse for Homestead in LaPaz, from which she retired.
Marjorie L. Cox
April 23, 1921-Jan. 6, 2013
BREMEN â€” Marjorie L. (Stephey) Cox, 91, of Bremen, passed away in Elkhart General Hospital at 4:35 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. Marjorie fell ill in October after treatment with a tainted drug causing spinal meningitis.
Born in Bremen on April 23, 1921, Marjorie was the daughter of George H. and Myrtle I. (Clindaniel) Stephey.
She graduated from LaPaz High School with the class of 1939.
On Nov. 2, 1941, in Plymouthâ€™s First Presbyterian Church, Marjorie became the bride of E. Wayne Cox.
Dale D. Klingerman
Jan. 7, 2013
BREMEN â€” Dale D. Klingerman, 85, passed away at his residence Monday, January 7, 2013.
Services are incomplete at the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth.
Jan. 6, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Mandy Zehner, 36, of Plymouth died Jan. 6, 2013 at 9:05 a.m. at Memorial Hospital, South Bend.
Services are pending at Van Gilder Funeral Home.
Jan. 7, 2013
ROCHESTER â€”Â Sherri Adamson, 50, Rochester died Jan. 7, 2013 at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Rochester.
Roger A. Puckett
Dec. 17, 2012
HEBRON â€”Â Roger A. Puckett, 68, of Hebron died Dec. 17, 2012.
He is survived by his wife, LaDonna Puckett of Hebron; sons, Jerry Puckett of Hebron, Ryan (Kristi) Puckett of Suisun City, Calif.; daughter, Kay (Christopher) Childs of Springtown, Texas; brother, Robert Puckett of Culver; and three grandchildren.
Donald M. Jones
Jan. 2, 1933-Jan. 3, 2013
RAYMOND, Ohio â€”Â Donald M. Jones, 80, of Raymond, Ohio formerly of Plymouth, died Thursday evening, Jan. 3, at Regency Hospital in Columbus following an extended illness. He was a retired professional truck driver with 30 yearsâ€™ experience. He retired from Signal Delivery in Columbus.
He was a man who never met a stranger and had a great sense of humor. An avid euchre player, it was a favorite past time for he and his family.
Don was a member of the Northwestern Lions Club and attended the Raymond United Methodist Church.
H. James Lamb
Aug. 25, 1926-Jan. 5, 2012
ARGOS â€” H. James â€śJimâ€ť Lamb, 86, of Argos, passed away peacefully at 3:50 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, in Plymouth.
A longtime member of the farming community, Jim was born Aug. 25, 1926, in Elyria, Ohio, the son of Harris James and Elizabeth (Ton) Lamb.
He had lived in Elyria, Sandusky, and Cleveland, Ohio, before coming to the Plymouth area in 1938.
Jim graduated from Plymouth High School with the class of 1944 and served as a Seaman 1st Class in the United States Navy during World War II.
Ruth L. Andrews
June 22, 1919-Jan. 5, 2013
BREMEN â€” Ruth L. Andrews, 93, a Bremen resident, passed away following an illness, at her home at 2:12 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013.
Ruth was born in Argos on the 22nd of June in 1919. She was the daughter of Frank and Goldie (Stults) Ruffing.
She graduated from Argos High School.
On Feb. 11, 1939, in Argos, Ruth and Donald E. Andrews were married. The family moved to their Bremen farm in 1945. Donald passed away, after 70 years of marriage, in May of 2009.
Richard E. Smith
Oct. 28, 1921-Jan. 5, 2013
BREMEN â€”Â Richard Eugene Smith, 91, of Bremen passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, Warsaw. Richard was the son of Everett and Lucille Smith, born Oct. 28, 1921 in Vermillion County. He married Madge Huff Smith on Sept. 23, 1945, in her home near Bremen. She preceded him in death Nov. 7, 2010.