Archive - Obituary
January 21st, 2013
J. Mardell Gardner
June 30, 1927-Jan. 18, 2013
Feb. 17, 1915-Jan. 18, 2013
NAPPANEE âÂ Fawn Heisler, 97, of Nappanee, formerly of Etna Green passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2013 at 4:45 a.m. in LuAnn Nursing Home.
Randy E. Swango
March 19, 1951-Jan. 17, 2013
PLYMOUTH â Randy Earl Swango, age 61, a Plymouth resident for the past 29 years, died suddenly at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center-Plymouth Campus, after failing health that he has had for the past 12 years.
Randy, the son of Melvin E and Norma Jean (Bishop) Swango, was born March 19, 1951 in Rochester. He attended Rochester schools.
He was the beloved husband of Cindy M. (Patrick) Swango, who survives. They were married Feb. 14, 1987 in Plymouth.
Robert Guy Kepler
Dec. 28, 1922-Jan. 17, 2013
CULVER âÂ Robert Kepler, 90, Culver, passed away at his home at 3:25 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013.
Born the third of five children of Guy Vernon Kepler and Trella Elizabeth Thompson Kepler, âBobâ was born Dec. 28, 1922 in a log cabin on the family farm on 18th Road east of Culver, Union Township, Marshall County. Bobâs family included his parents, brother Bill (Pat) Kepler, sisters Helen (Phil) Peer, Letty (Ralph) Masten and Jane (Cecil) Warner.
Hilda Bautz Williams
Oct. 11, 1924-Jan. 7, 2013
CAPE CORAL, Fla. âÂ Cape Coral, Fla. resident Hilda Williams died Jan. 7, 2013 at Gulf Coast Hospital in Fort Myers, Fla. Hilda was an extraordinary, one-of-a-kind wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Her family and friends will always remember her ever optimistic spirit, her never ending energy and her wise and truthful words. She will be greatly missed.
Erma G. Miller
Oct. 27, 1913-Jan. 17, 2013
LAKEVILLE âÂ Erma G. Miller, 99, of Lakeville, passed away at 9:40 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 at Millerâs Merry Manor, Plymouth. She was born Oct. 27, 1913 in Elkhart County to the late Ervin and Cora E. (Shalliol) Hygema and remained a lifelong resident. On Jan. 26, 1932 in Elkhart County, she married Raymond H. Miller who preceded her in death May 14, 2002.
Mary âBettyâ Schroeder
Sept. 6, 1916-Jan. 14, 2013
PLYMOUTH âÂ Mary E. âBettyâÂ Schroeder, age 96, of Plymouth, passed away at 8:55 p.m., Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at the Catherine Kasper Life Care Center, in Plymouth.
Mildred Virginia Curtis
April 28, 1920-Jan. 5, 2013
PENSACOLA, Fla. â Mildred Virginia Curtis passed away Jan. 5, 2013 at her daughterâs home in Pensacola, Fla. where she had received loving care for several years from her daughter, Colleen G. (Curtis) Grozdanovski, and son-in-law, Petar Grozdanovski.
Born April 28, 1920 in Culver, she was the daughter of the late Henry L. and Rubie (Lasch) Henning of Culver.
Jane Louise Bailey
Aug. 16, 1927-Jan. 15, 2013
TIPPECANOE âÂ Jane Louise Bailey, 85, of Tippecanoe passed away Jan. 15, 2013 at 11:35 a.m. at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth following a brief illness.
She was born Aug. 16, 1927 in Alanson, Mich. to Mamie Dicus. She lived all her life in the Tippecanoe community.
On Aug. 28, 1948 in the Walnut Church of the Brethren, in Argos, she married Glendon E. Bailey. He preceded her Aug. 21, 2004.
Dale E. Shively
Jan. 14, 2013
NAPPANEE âÂ Dale E. Shively, 78, of Nappanee, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 at his residence.
He is survived by his wife, Doris; daughters, Lisa (Paul) Burris of Wabash, Jenni (Mark) Heeter of Nappanee, and Annette (Randy) Spitaels of Nappanee; son, Steve (Deb) Shively of Wakarusa; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and three sisters, Sally (Ernest) Heighway of Richmond, Eleanor (Glen) Deaton of Hope, and Nancy (Larry) McPherron of Plymouth.