Archive - Obituary
Mary Louise Swank
June 21, 1930-Nov. 27, 2011
LaPORTE â€”Â Mary Louise Swank, 81, of LaPorte, died Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011 in Goshen at the home of her son; David.
She was born June 21, 1930 in Waterford, daughter of the late Emanuel and Rose (McCormick) Gorden.
She married July 3, 1949 in Michigan City to Robert â€śBobâ€ť Swank who preceded her in death April 11, 2010.
Donald E. Longanecker
April 10, 1927-Nov. 29, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Donald E. Longanecker, 84, of Plymouth, died Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011 at his home.
He was born April 10, 1927 in Sterling, Ill., the son of Howard Longanecker and Elsie (Dettman) Longanecker.
Donald had worked for LaPorte Transit, retiring in 1989. He was a member of American Legion Post 83, and a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard during WWII. Donald enjoyed coin collecting and model cars.
July 24, 1948, in Chicago, Ill., he married Madeleine (Legoff) Longanecker who survives.
Ruby L. Sawyer
Nov. 29, 2011
MILFORD â€”Â Ruby L. Sawyer, 87, 493 E. Camp Mack Road, Milford, died Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 8:55 a.m. at her residence from natural causes.
She is survived by her husband, Lawrence â€śBudâ€ť Sawyer; daughters Connie (Steve) Schermerhorn, New Paris, Roxann (Tom) Monhaut, Goshen; son Kent (Ann) Sawyer, Milford; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Mary G. Misch
Nov. 25, 2011
CULVER â€”Â Mary G. Misch, 71, of Culver died Nov. 25, 2011 at 8:23 a.m.
She is survived by sisters, Kathy (Ed) Allyn of Culver and Nancy Jordan of Lancaster, Pa.
There will be no visitation.
A graveside service will be held Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 at 12:30 p.m. EST at Resurrection Cemetery, DeMotte.
Memorials may be made to the Marshall County Humane Society. Letters of condolence for the family may be sent via the obituary page at www.odomfuneralhome.com.
The Odom Funeral Home of Culver is in charge of arrangements.
Dewey T. Smith Jr.
July 25, 1917-Nov. 28, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Beatrice Anders, 94, died at her residence of natural causes at 12:45 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28, 2011. She was a Marshall County resident all of her life with the exception of wintering in Florida in the winter months for several years.
Bea, as she was affectionally known by her friends and family was born July 25, 1917, in Bourbon. She was the daughter of Charles H. and Della May Whittmore Amones.
She graduated from Plymouth High School with the class of 1936.
Laurene J. Gunterman
June 1, 1923-Nov. 29, 2011
BREMEN â€”Â Laurene J. Gunterman, 88, of Bremen, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011 at the Bremen Health Care Center. She was born June 1, 1923 in Plymouth to James and Marie (Tallant) Gilbert. She was married to Anthony Gunterman, who preceded her in death in 1975.
Laurene was a lifelong area resident. She was a member of St. Dominicâ€™s Catholic Church in Bremen, Plymouth Moose Ladies Aux., and previous member of the Rosary Sadality. Laurene was a natural, loving caregiver to both her family and those in need.
Marjorie R. Albright
June 7, 1924-Nov. 28, 2011
LEITERS FORD â€” Marjorie R. Albright, 87, of rural Leiters Ford, formerly of Argos, died Nov. 28, 2011 at 2:10 p.m. at her residence following a several month illness.
She was born June 7, 1924 in Plymouth to Charles and Fern (Nellans) Ferguson. She lived most of her life in the Argos community.
July 18, 1942, Glendyn C. Albright and Marjorie R. (Ferguson) were married and shared 64 years together. He preceded her in death Aug. 11, 2006.
Ken A. Herrick
Nov. 27, 2011
ARGOS â€”Â Ken A. Herrick, 59, died at 12:22 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27, at his home in Argos from natural causes.
Surviving is a son, Ryan Herrick of Fort Wayne; daughter, Cassie Labeau, Etna Green; one grandson; sisters, Nancy (Jeff) Planck of New Castle, and Sue Herrick of Silver Lake.
Cremation has taken place, and the family will receive friends Friday, Dec. 2 to Sunday, Dec. 4, at Sue Herrickâ€™s home, 10417 S 675 W, Silver Lake, IN 46982. Memorial contributions may be given to the Ken Herrick Memorial Fund.
Phyllis (Deacon) Guthrie
Nov. 24, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” Phyllis M. (Deacon) Guthrie, 81, of 11024 E. 11th Road, Plymouth died at 2:45 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011, at her home.
She is survived by her daughters, Linda (Pete) Babendrager of Plymouth, Sharon (Mike) Bryant of Plymouth, and Diana (John) Harness of Shelbyville; her sons, LarryÂ (Kay) Deacon of Bremen, Robert Deacon of Plymouth, and David Deacon of Plymouth; 15 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; her sister Willodean Gilupker of Saint Joseph, Mich.; and her brother, John (Betty) Stull of Tyner.
Nov. 22, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” Victoria Guseilla, 88, of LaSalle Ave.,
South Bend, died at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, at her
Victoria is survived by her sisters, Elizabeth Torok of
South Bend; Eve Guseilla of Rocky River, Ohio; and
Margaret Winsted of Chicago.
Visitation will be Monday, Nov. 28, from 11 a.m. to 1
p.m. at the Van Gilder Funeral Home, 300 W. Madison St.,
Services will be Monday, Nov. 28, at 1 p.m., at the Van
Gilder Funeral Home.
Burial will be in Saint Michael Cemetery, Plymouth.
Memorials may be given to Saint Michael Catholic