Archive - Obituary
July 13th, 2011
Avis Rose Riddle
October 1918-July 7, 2011
SOUTH BEND â€”Â Avis Rose Riddle, 92, of South Bend passed away at 5:44 p.m. Thursday, July 7, 2011 at Memorial Hospital, South Bend. Avis was born October, 1918 to Herman Delbert and Nellie May (Harbaugh) Holloway in South Bend. She was married to Raymond Earl Riddle April 12, 1941 in Nappanee. She has lived in the South Bend and Lakeville community all her life, except when spending winters in Pharr, Texas from 1978-1996.
Dec. 11, 1925-July 8, 2011Â
BOURBON â€”Â Howard Young, 85, of 200 W. Florence St., Bourbon passed away Friday, July 8, 2011 at 9:45 p.m. in Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, Plymouth.
He was born the son of Ray Young and Grace Johnston Young Dec. 11, 1925, in Bourbon. He married Anna Secor July 24, 1970; she passed away Jan. 5, 2009.
Avis Rose Riddle
July 7, 2011
SOUTH BEND â€”Â Avis Rose Riddle, 92, of South Bend died July 7, 2011.
She is survived by three sons, Roger (Carol) Riddle, Loren (Candie) Riddle and Larry (Betsy) Riddle; four grandchildren and two great grandsons.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, 2011 in the Lakeville United Methodist Church, 610 N. Michigan St., Lakeville. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Osceola. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday in the church and one hour prior to the services.
Palmer Funeral Home-Lakeville is handling the arrangements.
Eugene R. Christiansen
Oct. 16, 1921 â€“ July 7, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” Longtime Plymouth resident, Eugene R. Christiansen, 89, passed to his eternal home at 7:20 a.m. Thursday, July 7, 2011 in Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne from complications of a stroke last Sunday evening. He had recently moved to Kingston at Dupont â€” Memory Care Unit in Fort Wayne. Since 2003, Gene had resided at Grace Village at Winona Lake, but no matter where Gene Christiansen resided, he instilled in others his true sense of community and it was never greater than while he called Plymouth his home.
June M. York
June 25, 1926-June 22, 2011
Lucile Irene Maxson
April 1, 1916-July 4, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Lucile Irene Maxson, 95, a resident of River Park, Plymouth, passed away at 12:35 p.m. Monday, July 4, 2011, in Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, Plymouth.
Lucile was born in Kosciusko County April 1, 1916. She was the daughter of Ray and Zelda Sumpter Thomas. She attended LaPaz High School.
May 5, 1934, Lucile and Russell L. Maxson were married. Russell died in August of 1988. Lifetime Marshall County resident, she was a homemaker, and a farmerâ€™s wife and for 12 years she drove a school bus.
Donald J. Knop
July 3, 2011
KOONTZ LAKE â€”Â Donald J. Knop, 81, died Sunday, July 3, 2011 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
Survivors include one son, William Knop of Koontz Lake; two grandchildren; and one sister, Marilyn (Tom) Kasper of Orland Park, Ill.
Richard H. Cormican
July 1, 2011
KOONTZ LAKE â€”Â Richard â€śRickâ€ť H. Cormican, 56, died Friday, July 1, 2011 in his home.
Survivors include three sisters, Sharon Coldiron of South Bend, Janet Coldiron of LaPorte, and Penny Maloney of Knox; and one brother, James Cormican Jr. of Mishawaka.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. CDT at Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel. Burial will be at the Grovertown Cemetery.
Mary D. Leininger
Nov. 29, 1918-July 2, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Mary D. Leininger, 92, of 4th Road, Plymouth and formerly of rural Akron died at 4:18 p.m., Saturday, July 2, 2011 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka.
She was born Nov. 29, 1918 in Fulton County to Omer L. Miller and Pearl Zimmerman.
Nov. 28, 1937 in Rochester, she married Marion E. Leininger who passed Jan. 22, 2000.
Mary was a homemaker, cook, and farmed along side her husband. She also was the cook at the Rochester Sale Barn for many years.
Virginia May Julian
June 30, 2011
BREMEN â€”Â Virginia May Julian, 89, of Bremen died Thursday, June 30, 2011 at her residence.
Survivors include daughters, Kathy Barts of Bremen, Lisa (Paul) Carothers of Bremen, and Cynthia â€śCindyâ€ť (Michael) Hickey of Bremen; three sons, David (Peggy) Julian of Lafayette, Rick (Pam) Julian of Tennessee, and Mark Julian of Tennessee; 37 grandchildren; and 46 great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at St. Paulâ€™s Lutheran Church (605 S. Center St., Bremen). Burial will follow at the Bremen Cemetery.