Archive - Obituary
January 14th, 2013
Audrey Bowlby Reed
Oct. 1, 1915-Jan. 12, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€” Audrey Bowlby Reed, 97, passed away at her daughterâ€™s home early Saturday morning. She had been ill the past two weeks.
She was born Oct. 1, 1915 in Norwalk, Ohio to Alexander and Abigail (Long) Spratt.
She married Robert Bowlby Oct. 1, 1937 in Elkhart. He died Sept. 26, 1985. She later married George Reed Jan. 11, 1989 in Hawaii. He died March 8, 2005.
Hudson Andrew Miller
Jan. 9, 2013-Jan. 9, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Hudson Andrew Miller, Plymouth, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
Hudson was born Jan. 9, 2013, in Plymouth, to Andrew and Elizabeth (Holmes) Miller.Â
Hudson is survived by his parents, Andrew and Elizabeth Miller of Plymouth; his sisters, Isabelle and Sophia both at home; his grandparents, Tom and Kathryn Holmes of Plymouth and Dan and Jane Miller of Plymouth.
~PRIVATE FAMILY SERVICES WERE HELD~
THE REV. PAT PUGLISI, OFFICIATING
John A. Ketcham
Jan. 10, 2013
HAMLET â€” John A. Ketcham, 71, died Jan. 10, 2013 in his home.
He is survived by his wife, Jennifer; three daughters, Anna King of Hamlet, Debra (Tom) Boggess of LaPorte and Jackie (Mike) Garland of Minnesota; one son, Ray (Lisa) Ketcham of Plymouth; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; four sisters, Sharon Williams and Brenda Tharpe, both of Knox, Marilyn Rowe of Plymouth and Linda Townley of Curtis, Mich. and two brothers, James Ketcham of Plymouth and Ron Ketcham of Winamac.
June 23, 1927-Jan. 10, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Donald J. Bowser, age 85, of Plymouth, passed away at 9:49 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.Â
Don was born June 23, 1927, in St. Joseph County, to Elmer and Letha (Bowen) Bowser. Don, and the former Donna Cripe, were married Aug. 28, 1948. Donna preceded Don in death Oct. 3, 2008. Don married the former Phyllis Hutton, in a ceremony at the Church of Christ in Plymouth, Oct. 13, 2009.
Anna Marie Kelley
Jan. 7, 2013
ROCHESTER â€”Â Anna Marie Kelley, 95, of Rochester, formerly of Plymouth, died Jan. 7, 2013 at 10:03 p.m. at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester.
She is survived by daughters, Mariam J. Wagenknecht of Rochester, Sheila (Larry) Shivers of Argos, Janet (Jim) Saunders of Plymouth, Sandra (Raymond) Copas of Bloomington; sons, James â€śEdâ€ť (Susan) Kelley of Rochester, Richard (Marcia) Kelley of Lake Worth, Fla.; Walter E. (Deloris) Kelley of Plymouth; 15 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Betty Taulbe of South Bend.
Charles D. Martin
Aug. 8, 1926-Jan. 8, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€” Charles Duane Martin, 86, of Plymouth, passed away in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center-Plymouth Campus, on Tuesday evening, Jan. 8, 2013.
Charles was born on the 8th of August, 1926, in Alfordsville, the son of Charles O. and Belvia (Fields) Martin.
He graduated from Alfordsville High School and then attended Tech School where he studied auto body repair.
On July 24, 1944 Charles entered active duty in the United States Navy and served until July 4, 1946.
Charles D. Martin
Jan. 8, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€” Charles D. Martin, 86, of Plymouth, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013 in the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center â€” Plymouth Campus.
Service arrangements are incomplete at the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth.
Aug. 27, 1945-Jan. 8, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Lenda Lee Barcus, age 67, of Plymouth, passed away at 2:27 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at her home, surrounded by her loving family.Â
Aug. 15, 1921-Jan. 8, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Kathleen D. Martin, age 91, of Plymouth passed away at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Miller's Merry Manor, in Plymouth.Â
Kathleen was born Aug. 15, 1921, in Argos, to Clifford and Madeline (Shaffer) Towne. Kathleen became the bride of Gerald "Pete" Martin on Sept. 6, 1938. The Martins tended to their farms on King Road, in Plymouth, and Apple Road in Tippecanoe, while raising their family. Kathleen also found time, to work outside of her home, and assisted as an aide in the kitchen of Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home, for 11 years.
Jan. 25, 1938-Jan. 5, 2013
LaPAZ â€”Â Milton Devon Allen died peacefully in his home in LaPaz on Jan. 5, 2013, after a period of declining health. He was born Jan. 25, 1938, in Plymouth. â€śDinoâ€ť was the second son of Adrian and Irene Allen. He attended school in Tyner. He worked as a chef, and various other jobs, in this area.
Dino is survived by his brother, Ken Allen; as well as nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
There will be no services and cremation has taken place.
Van Gilder Funeral Home, 300 W. Madison St., Plymouth, handled the arrangements.