Archive - Obituary
April 3rd, 2012
Stephen D. Slater
June 25, 1948-March 10, 2012
PLYMOUTH â Stephen Douglas Slater, 63, a Mill Pond, Plymouth resident, passed away at his residence of natural causes Saturday, March 10, 2012.
Steve was born the son of Carl and Nellie K. (Burgess) Slater in Plymouth June 25, 1948. He graduated from Plymouth High School in 1966.
Steve entered the United States Navy July 25, 1967 and served during the Vietnam War until Sept. 21, 1970.
He was a Harley-Davidson enthusiast and fostered many friends.
Dorothy âDodieâ M. Shafer
April 1, 2012
PLYMOUTH â Dorothy âDodieâ Mae (MacInnis) Shafer, 69, of Plymouth, died unexpectedly of natural causes at her home Sunday evening, April 1, 2012.
Dodie was born in Nottingham, England Feb. 25, 1943. At the age of 3, she came to Canada with her mother Dorothy Joan (Stevenson) MacInnis, who under the War Brides Act, married a Canadian Armed Forces soldier, Charles Lester MacInnis. They livedÂ in Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island, Canada,Â until 1959 when the family moved to Plymouth.
Carole M. Koontz
Nov. 4, 1934-April 1, 2012
TIPPECANOE âÂ Carole M. Koontz, 77, of Tippecanoe, passed away Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 8:05 a.m. at home in the care of her family. She had been in failing health.
Carole was born Nov. 4, 1934 at home in Bremen to Minna and Dillman Manges.Â
She has been a resident of the area all her life. Carole was a 1952 graduate of Bremen High School.
April 13, 1937-March 30, 2012
PLYMOUTH âÂ Loren Nifong, 74, passed away unexpectedly Friday morning, March 30, 2012, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
Born at home April 13, 1937, Loren was the son of John Cyrus and Loretta (Harley) Nifong.
Loren graduated from West High School in 1955. He was a 10-year 4-H member and had fond memories of showing the family Holsteins regionally and at the Indiana State Fair.
Gerry Gawain Funk
Jan. 2, 1948-March 28, 2012Â
OGDEN, Utah âÂ Gerry Gawain Funk, 64, passed away peacefully, Wednesday March 28, 2012, from cancer. Gerry was born Jan. 2, 1948 to Gawain Marion Funk and Evelyn Pearl Miller Funk in Plymouth. Gerry married Dixie Gray June 29, 1968 in Washington D.C. Gerry served in the United States Navy.Â
He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church.
Karel E. Neff
March 27, 2012
NEW PARIS âÂ Karel E. Neff, 72, of 24752 C.R. 46, New Paris, died unexpectedly of natural causes at 5:38 p.m., Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at IU Health Goshen Hospital Emergency Room.
Surviving is her husband, Richard; a stepson, Richard L. Neff Jr., Texas; her mother, Rosemary Hollingsworth, Tipton; a sister, Kay (Howard) Burns, Tipton; a brother, Walter Hollingsworth, Oregon; and a brother-in-law, Michael Neff, Syracuse.
Feb. 17, 1932-March 28, 2012
PLYMOUTH â Luella Marcille Zehner Moyer, 80, died of natural causes at her residence at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 28, 2012.
Born at home in Plymouth, Feb. 17, 1932, Luella was the daughter of Harold Oscar and Frances Luella Roberts Zehner.
A graduate of Plymouth High School with the class of 1950, she lived in Plymouth all of her life.
Oct. 6, 1950, Luella and Robert Lee Moyer were married in the parsonage of the Plymouth Methodist Church. Robert died Jan. 26, 1999.
Sept. 19, 1922-March 27, 2012
ROCHESTER âÂ Virginia Louise Quick, 89, Rochester, passed away at 7:15 a.m. Tuesday March 27, 2012 at Wynnfield Crossing, Rochester.
She was born Sept. 19, 1922 in Rochester, the daughter of Ed and Thelma (Downey) Delp. Sept. 22, 1940 in Rochester, she married Joseph Kennedy Quick. He preceded her in death Dec. 9, 2011.
Luella Marcille Zehner Moyer
March 28, 2012
PLYMOUTH âÂ Luella Marcille Zehner Moyer, 80, died of natural causes at her residence at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 28, 2012.
She is survived by two daughters, Yvonne M. (Jerry) Quint and Diana K. Johnson, of Plymouth; sons, Douglas R. (Deb) Moyer, Oregon, Wis., and James K. Moyer, Plymouth; brother, Oscar M. Zehner, Port St. Lucie, Fla.; sister, Anna M. Bruski of Lockport, N.Y.; and 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
July 27, 1921-March 26, 2012
PLYMOUTH âÂ March 26, 2012, John W. Harman, 90, of Plymouth, went to be with the Lord. He is survived by his wife, Theresa; their four children, Mark (Coyne) Harman of South Carolina, Mary Swinehart of Fort Wayne, John (Becky) Harman of Fort Wayne,Â and Tim (Jennifer) Harman of Bremen; and nine grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Marshall and Reah (Montel) Harman, both of Atwood; his granddaughter, Kelsey Swinehart; and three sisters.