Archive - Obituary
August 28th, 2012
Dr. Susan A. Bardwell
Aug. 2, 1964 â Aug. 25, 2012
PLYMOUTH â Dr. Susan Alice Bardwell, 48, beloved mother, wife and pediatrician passed away Saturday morning, Aug. 25, 2012. Susan was born Aug. 2, 1964, in Hillsdale, Mich., to Larry Allen Hoedema and Barbara Joan Hoedema. She is survived by both parents, her husband, Michael Keith Bardwell, and children Ian Edward Allen Bardwell and Hayden Michael Lawrence Bardwell. She is also survived by a sister, Lisa Ann Freigang, and many nieces, nephews and extended family.
Junior E. âKikeâ Fisher
Aug. 24, 2012
PLYMOUTH âÂ Junior âKikeâ Fisher died Friday at Bremen Health Care Center. He is survived by sisters, Rosemary (Jack) Willett of Lakeville, and Marilyn (Ralph) Gerding of Mishawaka. Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Palmer Funeral Home-Lakeville, 314 S. Michigan St., Lakeville, where visitation will be two hours prior. Contributions may be made to Center for Hospice. Condolences: www.palmerfuneralhomes.com.
Thomas Gilbert Dennis
Aug. 24, 2012
Dorothy C. Schmelter
March 14, 1920 â Aug. 24, 2012
PLYMOUTH â Dorothy C. Schmelter, 92, a River Walk resident in Plymouth since 2006, passed away Friday, Aug. 24, 2012 at 8:28 a.m. in the Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center â Plymouth Campus of natural causes. Dorothy was a former resident of Hobart.
Dorothy was born in Boone, Iowa March 14, 1920.
She graduated from Hobart High School in 1938. She then completed Beauty College and worked as a hairdresser for 30 years. Much of that time was at Mr. Jerryâs Beauty Shop in Miller where she was also the manager.
Robert L. Kelly
Aug. 23, 2012
Robert L. Kelly, 56, died Aug. 23, 2012.
Robert R. Martin
July 2, 1926-Aug. 22, 2012
LOGANSPORT âÂ Robert R. Martin, 86, Logansport, passed away at 12:10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, in the Indiana Veterans Home, West Lafayette.
Born July 2, 1926, in Plymouth, he was the son of Ralph and Alice May (Camp) Martin.
July 29, 1945, in Indianapolis, he was married to Wanda E. Earles Martin, who preceded him in death. Wanda and Robert spent 63 wonderful years together.
Robert served his country in Germany during WWII as a member of the U.S. Army.
Paul E. Keys
Aug. 23, 2012
NAPPANEE âÂ Paul E. Keys, 69, of Nappanee, died Thursday morning at 12:45 a.m. at Memorial Hospital of South Bend.
Surviving are daughters, Paula Nolan, Janei Pickens, Antoinette Keys, all of Nappanee, and Ronda (Eddie) Carter of Plymouth; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and four sisters.
Visitation will be Sunday, from 2 to 7 p.m. at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee. The funeral service will be Monday, at 1:30 p.m. also at the funeral home. Burial will follow at South Union Cemetery with Military Graveside services.
Ronald A. Savoie
Aug. 22, 2012
WALKERTON âÂ Ronald August Savoie, 79, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012 in South Bend at the home of his sonÂ and daughter-in law.
He is survived by his wife, Dixie; two sons, Roger Savoie of South Bend and Randy Savoie of Grovertown; two sisters, Sister Luciene Savoie and Sister Mary Savoie, both of Concordia, Kan.; two brothers, Cloment Savoie of Rudyard, Mich. and Peter Savoie of North Dakota; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Michael Richard Wilson
Feb. 12, 1990-Aug. 23, 2012
FRANKLIN âÂ Michael Richard Wilson, 22, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012 in Franklin. He was a resident of Franklin.
H. Fern Sanborn
July 6, 1920-Aug. 22, 2012
PLYMOUTH âÂ H. Fern Sanborn, 92, of Plymouth, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Plymouth. She was born July 6, 1920 in Marshall County. April 22, 1939 she married Clyde Sanborn.
Fern is survived by her husband of 73 years, Clyde Sanborn; three daughters, Sandra Manooses of Bloomfield, Wanda (Dave) Lattimer of Argos, and Jo Lovette of White Pigeon, Mich.; and five grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
John F. Westafer
Jan. 20, 1922-Aug. 22, 2012Â
BOURBON âÂ John F. Westafer, 90, of Bourbon passed away Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012 at 9 a.m. at Millerâs Merry Manor Nursing Home of Plymouth.