Archive - Obituary
November 21st, 2011
June 10, 1918-Nov. 13, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Theola I. Atkins, 93, of Plymouth, passed away at 10:24 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011, at the Sanctuary at Holy Cross, in Mishawaka.Â
Theola was born June 10, 1918, in Detroit, Mich., to Orlando and Marion (MacDonald) Bryce. Aug. 17, 1940, Theola married Robert â€śBobâ€ť Atkins in Detroit, Mich. Bob passed away Sept. 13, 2001, after 61 years of marriage. Theola had been a member of the Plymouth Kingdom Hall of Jehovahâ€™s Witnesses since 1952. She was a homemaker, mother of three children, and worked at J.C. Penney, Company, in Plymouth.
Thelma Ruth Newcomb
May 27, 1915-Nov. 19, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Thelma Ruth Newcomb, 96, a lifetime Plymouth resident, died at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011, in Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, Plymouth.
Thelma was born Thelma Ruth Kyser in Plymouth, May 27, 1915 to Ora E. and Ethel Troutman Kyser. She was a 1934 graduate of Lincoln High School, Plymouth.
July 4, 1936, in her parentsâ€™ yard, Thelma and Darrell B. Newcomb were married. Darrell preceded her in death Feb. 23, 1973.
Kathy M. Tolson
Nov. 19, 2011
KNOX â€”Â Kathy M. Tolson, 55, died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011 at I.U. Health Starke Hospital, Knox.
She is survived by her husband, Jasper Tolson Sr.; daughters, Misty (David) Back of North Judson, and Kathy (Vince) Smith and Bertha Tolson, all of Knox; son, Jasper (Stacy) Tolson Jr. of Baines, Texas; sister, Ada Fugate of Rochester and brothers, Charles Noel of Logansport, Stanley Cook of North Judson and Herschel Bell of Morristown, Tenn.
Theola I. Atkins
Nov. 13, 2011
SOUTH BEND â€”Â Theola I. Atkins, 93, of 16796 Colony Drive, South Bend died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011 at 10:24 p.m. at Sanctuary of Holy Cross in Mishawaka. Services are pending at Van Gilder Funeral Home.
Donna Belle Grossman
Nov. 15, 2011
ROCHESTER â€” Donna Belle Grossman, 84, of Rochester, died at 10:35 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011 at Memorial Hospital, South Bend.
Visitation services will be at 10 a.m. Nov. 21 in the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St. in Rochester.
Velva D. Grossman
Nov. 15, 2011
WALKERTON â€”Â Velva D. Grossman, 77, died Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011 in Golden Living Center-Fountainview Terrace, LaPorte.
Survivors include one son, Richard (Val) Grossman of Walkerton; two grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; her twin, Jewel Dishman and sisters, Barbara Potter and Marie Scaia.
Fredrick Alan Peterson
Jan. 19, 1944-Nov. 15, 2011
WALKERTON â€”Â Fred A. Peterson, 67, of Walkerton passed away Tuesday evening, Nov. 15, 2011. Fred was born Jan. 19, 1944 to Charles and Frances (Berg) Peterson in LaPorte.
Mr. Peterson was a lifelong Walkerton resident. He was a United States Navy veteran and aÂ member of the American Legion Post #189. Mr. Peterson was formerly employed as a machinist at Slicers in LaPorte.
Ronald E. Natalie
July 2, 1936-Nov. 13, 2011
Faye D. Watson
Nov. 15, 2011
MISHAWAKA â€”Â Faye D. Watson, 105, of West Broadway, Mishawaka, died Tuesday at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, New Carlisle.
Surviving is her daughter, Linda Watson of Newark, Del.
A memorial service will be held at a later date with burial at St. Joseph Valley Memorial Park. Bubb Funeral Chapel, Mishawaka is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Laron K. Slaybaugh
Nov. 14, 2011
ROCHESTER â€” Laron Kyle Joseph Slaybaugh, 28, of 4940 Eastwood Lane, Rochester died at 11:59 p.m., Monday, Nov. 14, 2011 unexpectedly at Woodlawn Hospital.
Earl Gerald Weidner
July 27, 1929-Nov. 14, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Earl Gerald Weidner, 82, a lifelong Marshall County resident, died at 6:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, in Atria Tanglewood Trace Assisted Living, Mishawaka.
Born in Argos, July 27, 1929, Earl was the son of Charles Henry and Clara Hartman Weidner.
He graduated from Argos High School with the class of 1947, and served as a sergeant in the Army in the Korean War.
June 6, 1953, in St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, Plymouth, Earl and Lois Jean Umbaugh were married.
Abrom Leon Justis
Nov. 18, 1938 â€“ Nov. 9, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” Abrom Leon Justis, 72, of Plymouth, died at 3:40 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011 at the Center for Hospice Care in Elkhart. He was born Nov. 18, 1938 in Kentucky to Ellis and Gusta Justis.