Archive - Obituary
Mary Kathryn Balsley
Dec. 14, 2010
BREMEN ‚ÄĒ Mary Kathryn Balsley, 87, Bremen, died at 9:58 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010 at her residence.
She is survived by her husband Louis; son, Jeff (Susan) Balsley of Kalamazoo, Mich.; daughter, Chris (Kevin) Hershberger of Bremen; five grandchildren; eight grandchildren; and two sisters-in-law, Elaine Conley of Elkhart and Lois Schrader of Los Angeles, Calif.
Visitation will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 17 at Mishler Funeral Home, 2030 S.R. 331, Bremen.
June 19, 1932 ‚ÄĒ¬†Dec. 13, 2010
BREMEN ‚ÄĒ¬†Billy Dale Reese, 78, of Bremen, passed away Monday, Dec. 13, 2010¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†
at Goshen General Hospital. ¬†
He was born June 19, 1932 in Marshall County to David and Violet (Hepler) Reese.¬†He married Martha A. Griffin March 14, 1952. She preceded him in death March 16, 2010. ¬†¬†
Bill was a welder for NIPSCO in Plymouth and was a lifelong farmer. He loved the outdoors; he enjoyed hunting, fishing and hunting for mushrooms.¬†He also enjoyed traveling and playing cards.
James A. Hodges
Dec. 13, 2010
WARSAW ‚ÄĒ¬†James A. ‚ÄúJimmy‚ÄĚ Hodges, 34, of Warsaw, died at 1:18 a.m. Monday, Dec. 13, 2010 at Kosciusko Community Hospital of Warsaw.
He is survived by his mother, Judy Foster Scott of Warsaw; father, James (Debra) Hodges of Rochester; fiance√©, Christine Miller of Warsaw; a sister, Leslie Hodges of Warsaw; brothers: Larry ‚ÄúPete‚ÄĚ (Jill) Thompson of Bourbon, Chad (Missy) Thompson of Warsaw, and Wesley Hodges of Tippecanoe.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 16 at Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home,
115 S. Main St., Bourbon.
Sept. 5, 1937 ‚Äď Dec. 12, 2010
CULVER ‚ÄĒ Rita Jane Lawson, 73, of 629 Forest Place, Culver, entered the Church Triumphant early Sunday morning, Dec. 12, 2010.
Rita was born in Sullivan, Ind. to Wm. Marshall and Rowena Alice (MacDonald) Foster of Jasonville, Ind. Sept. 5, 1937. She lived in Jasonville and graduated from the Shakamak High School in 1955 as the senior class valedictorian.¬†Rita then graduated from Indiana State Teacher‚Äôs College with a B.A. and from Indiana State University with an M.A. in Education.¬†She was married Sept. 7, 1958 to Latham Lane Lawson.
April 16, 1959 ‚ÄĒ Dec. 10, 2010
CULVER ‚ÄĒ¬†Charles A. ‚ÄúChuck‚ÄĚ Orangias, 51, of Culver, passed away Friday, Dec. 10, 2010.
Chuck was born April 16, 1959 in Melrose Park, Ill. He was one of the six children born to Mike and Marie (Hartmann) Orangias. He attended and graduated from Plymouth High School in 1977. There he met and fell in love with his lifelong best friend, Kay Flosenzier. They were married June 28, 1980. Their union was blessed with two children.
Gerald J. Fingerhut
Dec. 10, 2010
KNOX ‚ÄĒ Gerald J. Fingerhut, 71, North Judson, died Friday, Dec. 10, 2010 at Starke Memorial Hospital, Knox.
He is survived by his wife Shirley; daughters, Lisa (Richard) Brettin of Plymouth and Marsha (Michael) Reimbold of North Judson; son, Bruce Fingerhut of North Judson; brothers, Kenneth Fingerhut of Elwood, Neb. and Keith A. Fingerhut of North Judson; and 11 grandchildren.
Aug. 2, 1939 ‚ÄĒ Dec. 10, 2010
BREMEN ‚ÄĒ Lake of the Woods resident Terry C. Hall, 71, a devoted family man and dedicated professional, has passed away following a one year illness at 4:58 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10, 2010 in the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka.
April 7, 1919 ‚ÄĒ Dec. 11, 2010
WALKERTON ‚ÄĒ¬†Lucy B. Haug, 91, passed away Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010 in Miller‚Äôs Merry Manor, Walkerton.¬†
Mrs. Haug was born April 7, 1919 in Donaldson, to Charles and Stella (Boyer) Dricker and lived in the area all of her life. Nov. 26, 1939 in Twin Lakes, she was married to Carl M. Haug, who preceded her in death.¬†
Edward R. Imhoff
Dec. 11, 2010
ROCHESTER ‚ÄĒ Edward R. Imhoff, 9, of Rochester, died at 5:25 p.m. Saturday at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.¬†
He is survived by¬†his parents, Nathan and Annetta Ramer Imhoff; a brother, Walter; sisters: Noreen, Louise, Eva Mae, Elaine and Juanita; maternal grandparents, Ben and Verna Ramer of Rochester; paternal grandmother, Hettie Imhoff of Goshen; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visitation will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 13 and from 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14 at his home.
Jan. 7, 1930 ‚ÄĒ Dec. 10, 2010
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ Betty Jean Wilhelm, 80, died at 12:40 a.m. Friday, Dec. 10, 2010 in the Catherine Kasper Life Center in Donaldson.
She was born in Grovertown, the daughter of Edward and Vera Stutsman Harness.
Betty graduated from Grovertown High School in 1948, and April 15, 1950, she and Jerome (Jerry) were married in Hamlet and made their home in Plymouth.
She worked for Meck Electronics, Wagner Wire and for 25 years Betty was a production worker at the Young Door Co.