Archive - Obituary
November 2nd, 2012
Alice M. Bennett
Nov. 30, 1927-Oct. 31, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Alice M. Bennett, 84, of Plymouth passed away at 4:50 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth. She was born Nov. 30, 1927 in South Bend to the late Earl and Gunhild (Homme) Smith. Oct. 5, 1947 in North Liberty she married Rodger D. Bennett.
Daisy N. Stradley
Oct. 30, 2012Â
GROVERTOWN â€”Â Daisy N. Stradley, 93, died Oct. 30, 2012 in Catherine Kasper Life Center, Donaldson.
Survivors include: two sons, James Whitcraft of Grovertown and John Whitcraft of Bellingham, Wash.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
There will be no services or visitation. Cremation will take place. Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel is handling arrangements. To leave online condolences, go to rannellsfuneralhome.com.
Violet M. (Fort) Lukac
Oct. 29, 2012
Aug. 12, 1944-Oct. 29, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Ingwald W. Johnson,Â 68,Â of Plymouth, passed away Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 at his home. He was born Aug. 12, 1944, to Ingwald R. and Arlene (Lawmaster) Johnson, in Argos.
Ingwald was a member of the West High School class of 1962. Years later, he and another member of that class Jerry Wilson, erected a memorial in the old school grounds commemorating the flowing well at the school. He was an active member of the West High School reunion committee.
Gerald L. Pike
Oct. 29, 2012
CULVER â€” Gerald L. Pike, 74, of Culver, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 in his residence.
He is survived by his wife, Caroline of Culver; two daughters, Nannette Guard of Madisonville,Tenn., Tammy Miller of New Paris; a son, Sherman Pike of Plymouth; four stepdaughters, Cheryl R. (David) Jones of Bremen, Cara J. (Ron) Button of Bremen, Tracy E. (Chris) Harest of Chicago, Ill., Tonia S. (Tim) Tillotson of Bourbon; brother, Roger A. (Roberta) Pike of Monterey, Tenn.; sister, Carol J. (David) Morgan of Gray Lake, Ill.; 23 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Pauline E. Chapman
April 25, 1915-Oct. 29, 2012
MONTEREY â€”Â Pauline E. Chapman, 97, of Monterey, passed away at 2:36 a.m. Oct. 29, 2012 at Memorial Hospital in South Bend.
Pauline was born in Monterey April 25, 1915 to Ferdinand and Walburga (Keller) Olds. She attended school in Monterey and after the schoolhouse burned down, finished school in a sheep barn. She was married July 4, 1937 to Lester (Bus) Chapman in Leiters Ford. He preceded her in death in February 1972.
Marjorie Louise Duecker
Aug. 22, 1924-Oct. 22, 2012
FORT WAYNE â€”Â Marjorie Louise Duecker, 88, of Fort Wayne passed away Monday, Oct. 22, 2012 at Saint Anne Home.
Arnold P. Bailey
Feb. 23, 1928-Oct. 29, 2012
MISHAWAKA â€”Â Arnold P. Bailey, 84, of Mishawaka, died at 5:25 a.m. Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 in Golden Living Center in Knox.
Arnold was born Feb. 23, 1928 in Englewood, N.J. to the late Clarence and Josephine (Adams) Bailey. Also preceding him in death was a son, Andrew Peter Bailey in 1992.
June 11, 1951 in Wheaton, Ill., Arnold married the former Doris J. Stubbs. Doris died Dec. 28, 2008. Surviving him is a daughter, Ruth Bailey of Knox.
Harold E. Reed Sr.
Dec. 10, 1923-Oct. 27, 2012
BREMEN â€”Â Harold E. Reed Sr., 88, of Bremen passed away Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 at home. He was born Dec. 10, 1923 to Emery and Olive (Musser) Reed in Plymouth. Harold married Marjorie Schlemmer Aug. 17, 1947; she preceded him in death Oct. 17, 2001.
Harold graduated from Bremen High School with the class of 1941. He went on to honorably serve his country as part of the United States Army in World War II. Harold worked for NIPSCO for 26 years in construction, in addition to the many times he helped out his friends and family.
Mildred A. Jones
Oct. 25, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Mildred Alamedia Jones, 96, formerly of Macy, died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, Plymouth.
Survivors include her four sons, Berne L. (Holly) Jones, Kooskia, Idaho; Glen E. (Chris) Jones, Rochester; Dale L. (Sherry) Jones, Oxford; and Carl D. â€śPeteâ€ť (Ladeana) Jones, Peru; 13 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and several stepgrandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 at McClain Funeral Home, Denver. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Mexico.
Jessie G. Bradley
Nov. 30, 1925-Oct. 28, 2012