Archive - Obituary
February 25th, 2011
Hubert Kenneth Clevenger, Jr.
Oct. 20, 1922 - Feb. 20, 2011
Reverend Hubert Kenneth Clevenger, Jr., Congregation-al Christian minister in Indiana and Ohio during the 1940s and early 1950s and then missionary, professor, and administrator in Brazil South America with OMS International for 49 years, went to be with his Lord, Sunday, Feb. 20. He was 88. The cause was complications from Alzheimerâ€™s Disease.
Feb. 22, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” Dennis Burden, 92, of Plymouth, died Feb. 22, 2011 at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, Plymouth, of natural causes.
Arrangements are pending with Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
Mona Lou Snook
Feb. 22, 2011
ROCHESTER â€” Mona Lou Snook, 60, of Rochester, died at 6:47 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011 at Select Hospital, Fort Wayne.
Mary Metheny Shunk
May 30, 1909 â€”Â Feb. 20, 2011
DENTON, Texas â€”Â Mary Metheny Shunk enjoyed 101-plus years until passing Feb. 20, 2011 at Cottonwood Care Center in Denton, Texas.Â
She was born to Orville and Pearl Rush Metheny May 30, 1909 in Bourbon, Ind. and was married 45 years to George ShunkÂ from Mentone, Ind., until his death.
Theresa A. Lewis
Nov. 1, 1934 â€” Feb. 20, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” Theresa A. Lewis, 76, a longtime Plymouth resident, died Sunday afternoon, Feb. 20, 2011 in her home of natural causes.Â
Theresa has resided at Fairfield Garden Court since 2008 and formerly was a Charles Street resident.
Born Nov. 1, 1943 in South Bend, Ind.Theresa was the daughter of Gildo and Elizabeth (Ruggieri) Susanna.Â She was raised in South Bend and graduated from St. Joseph High School.
Lynn Y. Miller
Feb. 20, 2011
WARSAW â€” Lynn Y. Miller, 73, of Warsaw, died t 3:35 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011 in Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Wayne.
She is survived by her husband, Terry; six children: Lisa (Gary) Bowman of Amboy, Ind., Rhonda (Rex) Rife of Pierceton, Tina Hostetler of Mesa, Ariz., Roger (Pam) Hostetler of Kansas City, Kan., Tracy Ousley of Bourbon, and Tina Miller of Syracuse; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26 at Deaton-Clemons Funeral Home, 115 S. Main St., Bourbon.
John J. Hutchings
May 1, 1927 â€” Feb. 19, 2011
ENID, Okla. â€” John James Hutchings died peacefully Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011 at home in Enid, Okla.
He was born May 1, 1927 in Morris, Ill. to Forrest and Ada (Goss) Hutchings.
John grew up in Plymouth, Ind. and graduated from Plymouth High School in 1945.
John worked for the Indiana Motor Bus Company for 24 years as the Charter Coach Manager. He took many trips to Wrigley Field to see his beloved Cubs play.
Anthony Pernell Burnham
Feb. 17, 2011
MONTEREY â€”Â Anthony Pernell Burnham, 46, of 900 S., Monterey, died at 5:59 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 at his residence.
Helen Marie (Weil) Reed
March 14, 1928 â€”Â Feb. 20, 2011Â
BREMEN â€”Â Helen Marie (Weil) Reed, 82, of Bremen, passed away Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011 at Memorial Hospital, South Bend.Â
She was lovingly cared for by her family in her home throughout her illness.
She was born March 14, 1928 in Bremen to George and Hattie (Schweisberger) Weil in the same home in which she lived her entire life.
Sept. 27, 1946 she married Paul Reed; he survives.
Sept. 4, 1957 â€” Feb. 17, 2011
WAKARUSA â€”Â Becky Lechlitner, 53, Wakarusa, died at 2:45 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 at Elkhart General Hospital.Â
She was born Sept. 4, 1957 to Harold and Eloise (Balsley) Brenneman.Â She married Mark Lechlitner July 20, 1985 in Elkhart.
Surviving are her husband; sons, Joshua and Jared Lechlitner of Wakarusa; mother, Eloise Brenneman of Elkhart; and sisters, Beth (Ed) Kovatch of Mishawaka and Brenda (Paul) Fizer, Elkhart.Â
Preceding her in death was her father, Harold Brenneman.
Richard Chester McCoige
Jan. 14, 1938 â€”Â Feb. 18, 2011
FORT WAYNE â€” Richard Chester McCoige, 73, of Octagon Square, Fort Wayne, formerly of Plymouth, died at 11:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, 2011 at Palmeras Alf Care Center, Sun City, Ariz., following a lengthy illness
He was born Jan. 14, 1938 in Plymouth to Chester M. and Alta (Shultz) McCoige and grew up and lived in the Culver community.
He married Sally A. Laudeman Aug. 1. 1992 in Fort Wayne.