Archive - Obituary
March 20th, 2013
Mary Ellen Trump
Jan. 2, 1922-March 15, 2013
ARGOS â€”Â Mary Ellen Trump, 91, of Argos died March 15, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth, following a brief illness.
She was born Jan. 2, 1922 in Walnut to Lawrence and Mary (Biddinger) Bodey. She lived her whole life in the Argos community.
On Dec. 13, 1941 she married Allen O. Trump, sharing the last 71 years together.
She was a seamstress at Hart, Schaffner, & Marx in Rochester for 8 1/2 years and then worked in Meat Processing at Price Abattoir.
Allen R. Rush
March 21, 1964-Jan. 21, 2013
WARSAW â€” Allen R. Rush, 48, a resident of Warsaw Meadows Care Center formerly of Tippecanoe passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2013 at 8:10 a.m.
Allen was born the son of Larry Rush and Rebecca Futch Rush on March 21, 1964 at South Bend. He was a lifelong resident of the Tippecanoe area and was employed at A M General until his illness. He also attended the Bourbon First United Methodist Church when he was able. He enjoyed all kinds of aircraft, naval memorabilia and celebrating the Fourth of July.
Kay E. Fisher
March 19, 2013
BOURBON â€”Â Kay E. Fisher, 69, of Bourbon, formerly of Nappanee, died at 7:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at her daughterâ€™s residence.
Surviving are daughters, Michelle â€śShelleyâ€ť (Kevin) VanderMolen, Melbourne, Fla., Dawn (Steve) Baxter, Bourbon; a son, Edward (Beatrice) Fisher, Elkhart; stepdaughters, Rose (Don) Butler, Lisa Wessler, both of Goshen; stepsons, Jerry (Shari) Fisher, Elkhart, Scott Fisher, South Bend; several grandchildren; and a brother Ray Stutzman, Mentone.
Doris M. Albrecht
Feb. 24, 1920 - March 16, 2013
DONALDSON â€” Doris M. Albrecht, age 93, of Donaldson, formerly of Â Maytown, Ill., died Saturday, March 16, 2013 at Catherine Kasper Life Center in Donaldson.
David L. Duff
March 18, 2013
ROCHESTER â€”Â David L. Duff, 75, died March 18, 2013 at 8:43 a.m. at his daughterâ€™s residence in Rochester.
Arrangements are pending with the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos.
March 15, 2013
NAPPANEE â€”Â Joseph Detweiler, 79, of Nappanee, formerly of Bremen, died at Community Hospital of Bremen on Friday, March 15, 2013.
Survivors include, one daughter, Robin (Scott) Hellman of Bremen; three sons, Joseph W. (Andria) Detweiler of Bremen, Jamie (Teri) Detweiler of Bremen, Paul A. Detweiler of Bremen, 10 grandchildren; two sisters, Amanda Detweiler of Wakarusa, Barb (Wayne) Harter of Wakarusa; and a brother Eli, (Sue) Detweiler of Wakarusa.
John M. Orr
May 4, 1928 â€“ March 15, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€” John M. Orr, age 84, passed away at 1:10 a.m. Friday, March 15, 2013 at Pilgrim Manor, Plymouth.
John was born in Plymouth on May 4, 1928 to Vernon Orr and Margaret Gantz Yazel. He graduated from Argos High School in 1947.
John was enlisted in the U.S. Army from 1950-52 and served during the Korean War. After returning to the states, he worked for AM General until retiring in 1990. During his 25 years of work, he worked on the assembly line, as a forklift operator, as maintenance in the saw room and in the warehouse.
Steven Lewis Holtzclaw
March 13, 2013
OXFORD, Mich. â€” Steven Lewis Holtzclaw, 61, of Oxford, Mich. died March 13, 2013.
He is survived by his wife, Carol; children, Kristen (Chris) Brody and Kristian (Cristy) Holtzclaw; five grandchildren; mother, Betty Ellett; sister, Pamela (Robert) Lyon; and brother, Jeffrey (Tina) Holtzclaw.
Robert M. Dodson
April 16, 1923 â€“ March 12, 2013
BREMEN â€” Robert M. Dodson, 89, and a Bremen resident since 1962, passed away at 6:40 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, Wakarusa.
March 7, 2013
RIVERDALE, Ill. â€”Â William Kranenburg, age 95, of Riverdale, Ill., formerly of Koontz Lake, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2013.
He leaves behind his wife of 29 years, Dorothy; his four children, Bill (Marie) Kranenburg of Grovertown, Elsa (Jack) Finwall of Schererville, Carol (Stan) Beem of Clermont, Fla., and Pat (Linda) Kranenburg of Grovertown; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death are his wife Helen (1983), also his brothers Dan, John, Tuenie, and his sister Min Aardema.