Archive - Obituary
January 2nd, 2013
Timothy J. Lawrence
Dec. 29, 2012
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ Timothy J. Lawrence, 61, of Plymouth, died unexpectedly from natural causes at 8:59 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012 at his residence.
He is survived by his mother, Alice Lawrence of Plymouth; two sons, Timothy Lawrence and Arthur Lawrence of Plymouth; a daughter, Sonya Lawrence of Indianapolis; two grandchildren; two sisters, Jeannie Lawrence of Leesburg, Fla. and Evelyn (Charles) Snyder of Plymouth; a half-sister, Mary Ruth Muffley of Plymouth and a brother, John (Jan) Lawrence of Plymouth.
Joan A. (Porman) Hunter
Feb. 10, 1936-Dec. 28, 2012
BOURBON ‚ÄĒ¬†Joan A. (Porman) Hunter, 76, of Bourbon, (formerly of the North Webster area) passed away at 9:20 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 at her home. She was born Feb. 10, 1936 in Plymouth to Chester and Irene (Davis) Porman.
Aug. 3, 1939-Dec. 27, 2012
CULVER ‚ÄĒ¬†Cynthia D. Allen, age 73, of Culver, passed away at 12:02 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at Miller‚Äôs Merry Manor, in Culver.¬†
December 29th, 2012
Everett Eugene Helmuth
Dec. 16, 2012
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ Everett Eugene Helmuth, 51, of Plymouth died at his home of an apparent heart attack Dec. 16, 2012.
Surviving are his stepmother, Edna Helmuth, Bremen; brothers, Lyle (Betty) Helmuth, Shipshewana, Wayne (Erma) Helmuth, Bremen; and sisters, Rose (Dannie Ray) Bontrager, Shipshewana, Lynette (Arlin) Bontrager, Goshen.
Visitation is after 2 p.m., Saturday at the family residence (3055 Birch Road). Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m., Sunday at the Dennis Hochstetler residence (2735 Birch Road). Burial will be in Weldy Cemetery.
Verla Marie (Greenawalt) Gill
Jan. 17, 1929-Dec. 26, 2012
CULVER ‚ÄĒ¬†Verla Marie (Greenawalt) Gill, resident of Jemison, Ala., died of natural causes in association with a long battle with Alzheimer‚Äôs, at Miller‚Äôs Merry Manor in Culver, at 12:03 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, with family by her side.
April 10, 1925-Dec. 27, 2012
TIPPECANOE ‚ÄĒ Harold Walter, 87, who was a resident of rural Tippecanoe, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 at Kosciusko Community Hospital.
Harold was born to William F. and Naomi Sims Walter on April 10, 1925 at Valparaiso. He was joined in marriage to Irma ‚ÄúSally‚ÄĚ DeWitt on Nov. 6, 1949.
Aug. 18, 1922-Dec. 27, 2012
BREMEN ‚ÄĒ Herbert Kline, 90, of Bremen, passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 at his home. He was born Aug. 18, 1922 to Melvin and Arvilla (Rector) Kline in Union Township. Herbert married Frieda F. Weil on Jan. 6, 1942.
Herbert was a member of St. Paul‚Äôs Lutheran Church in Woodland. He enjoyed fishing, playing cards, and watching the Colts and the Cubs play. He also loved spending winters in Texas.
Verla M. Gill
Dec. 26, 2012
CULVER ‚ÄĒ Verla M. Gill, 83, of Culver died Dec. 26, 2012 at 12:03 p.m. at Miller‚Äôs Merry Manor, Culver.
Visitation will be Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Van Gilder Funeral Home. Funeral will follow at 3 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Burial will be at New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth, on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 at 2 p.m.
Van Gilder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Thomas Millard Morton
Dec. 18, 2012
ARGOS ‚ÄĒ¬†Thomas Millard Morton, 70, of Argos died Dec. 18, 2012 at 1:14 p.m. at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
Hollis D. France
Dec. 23, 2012
ROCHESTER ‚ÄĒ¬†Hollis D. France, 69, of Rochester died unexpectedly at 11:35 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012 in his residence.
He is survived by his wife, Donna of Rochester; his son, Thomas J. (Michelle) France of Rochester; his daughter, Michele A. (Travis) Brock of Olmsted Falls, Ohio; seven grandchildren; and his sister, Lorraine (Boyd) Alderfer of Florida.
A private memorial will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to The France Family, 4497 N 250 E. Rochester, IN 46975.
Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Kathleen ‚ÄėKathy‚Äô L. Sayer
Oct. 31, 1945-Dec. 23, 2012
ELKHART ‚ÄĒ¬†Kathleen ‚ÄúKathy‚ÄĚ L. Sayer, 67, of Elkhart, (formerly of South Bend) passed away at 1:55 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, in her home.
She was born Oct. 31, 1945 to Norman T. and Lola Mae ‚ÄúJo‚ÄĚ (Gilmore) Compton in South Bend, and was a lifelong area resident.¬†
Kathy was preceded in death by her father, Norman T. Compton; stepfather, Clyde Wise; mother-in-law, Irma Sayer; and an older sister, Nancy (Joe) Chmiel.
On Nov. 11, 1987, as Kathleen L. Compton, she married Ronald D. Sayer in South Bend.