Archive - Obituary
August 24th, 2012
Ronald A. Savoie
Aug. 22, 2012
WALKERTON âÂ Ronald August Savoie, 79, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012 in South Bend at the home of his sonÂ and daughter-in law.
He is survived by his wife, Dixie; two sons, Roger Savoie of South Bend and Randy Savoie of Grovertown; two sisters, Sister Luciene Savoie and Sister Mary Savoie, both of Concordia, Kan.; two brothers, Cloment Savoie of Rudyard, Mich. and Peter Savoie of North Dakota; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Michael Richard Wilson
Feb. 12, 1990-Aug. 23, 2012
FRANKLIN âÂ Michael Richard Wilson, 22, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012 in Franklin. He was a resident of Franklin.
H. Fern Sanborn
July 6, 1920-Aug. 22, 2012
PLYMOUTH âÂ H. Fern Sanborn, 92, of Plymouth, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Plymouth. She was born July 6, 1920 in Marshall County. April 22, 1939 she married Clyde Sanborn.
Fern is survived by her husband of 73 years, Clyde Sanborn; three daughters, Sandra Manooses of Bloomfield, Wanda (Dave) Lattimer of Argos, and Jo Lovette of White Pigeon, Mich.; and five grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
John F. Westafer
Jan. 20, 1922-Aug. 22, 2012Â
BOURBON âÂ John F. Westafer, 90, of Bourbon passed away Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012 at 9 a.m. at Millerâs Merry Manor Nursing Home of Plymouth.
Julia R. McCarty
Aug. 21, 2012
CULVER âÂ Julia R. McCarty, 65, of Culver died Aug. 21, 2012 at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
She is survived by her husband, Bill McCarty Sr.; son, Billie McCarty Jr. of Culver; sister, Mary Jean Sherrill of Warsaw; and one grandchild.
Visitation will be Friday, Aug. 24, 2012 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Odom Funeral Home, Culver.
Service will be Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012 at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will take place at Culver Masonic Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the donorâs choice.
Marilyn S. Stewart
Jan. 3, 1932 â Aug. 21, 2012
PLYMOUTH â Marilyn Sue Baldridge Stewart, 80, a resident of Nutmeg Trail, Plymouth, passed away Tuesday Aug. 21, 2012 at 10:32 a.m. in Millerâs Merry Manor Nursing Home, Plymouth.
She was born in Bloomington Jan. 3, 1932, the daughter of Otho D. and Anna A. (Foster) Baldridge.
Marilyn graduated from University High School May 26, 1950, she then attended Indiana University, where she was a member of the Alpha Chi Omega Sorority.
Sept. 6, 1963-Aug. 16, 2012Â
DELONG â Shari Kirkland, 48, of Tippecanoe Shores, near Delong, was surrounded by her loving family when she passed away, at 12:30 p.m., Aug. 16, in her home.
Shari Lynn Koehne Kirkland was born Sept. 6, 1963 in Hammond, the precious daughter of Robert and Marion Lotz Koehne. Growing up she shared her childhood with three wonderful sisters. Shari was a graduate of North Newton High School of Morocco.
Richard L. âDickâ Hammel
Aug. 16, 2012
KENDALLVILLE âÂ Richard L. âDickâ Hammel, 83, of Kendallville died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at 5:45 a.m. in Parkview Noble Hospital in Kendallville.Â
Evelyn P. Wilcox Riley
Aug. 23, 1936-Aug. 19, 2012
ARGOS âÂ Evelyn P. Wilcox Riley, a lifetime area resident, died four days before her 76th birthday, at 1 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, at her home in Argos.
Born in Tyner, Aug. 23, 1936, Evelyn was the daughter of John H. and Mary E. Cudney Hill.
She attended Plymouth schools until the ninth grade and later earned her GED.
Evelyn was first married to Charles Hites in 1954. Charles died in 1960, leaving his wife, Evelyn and three little girls. In 1965, Evelyn was married to Ralph Wilcox in Charksville, Tenn. Ralph died in 1998.
Sally Ann Strycker Dibbern
July 15, 1934-Aug. 11, 2012
WINAMAC â Sally Ann Strycker Dibbern, 78, of Winamac passed away at 9:20 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 at Hickory Creek at Winamac. She was born July 15, 1934, in Plymouth. Sally married Roger Dibbern July 12, 1975 in Valparaiso. He died Jan. 17, 2004.
Sally grew up in Marshall County and moved to Valparaiso where she lived for many years. In 2008, she moved to Hickory Creek at Winamac.