Archive - Obituary
February 8th, 2012
CatharineÂ L. Lee
Aug. 1, 1923 â€“ Feb. 6, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Catharine â€śKatieâ€ť Lee, 88, a former resident of Plymouth, died at 10:40 a.m. Monday at Heritage Health in Peru, Ill.
Katie was born in Akron, the daughter of Burr and Mary â€śBeamâ€ť Day. Katie moved to Plymouth in 1931 where she attended Lincoln High School.
Sept. 8, 1943 in Plymouth, Katie married Virgil Lee. Virgil died Oct.12, 1982.
She was employed by Bosworthâ€™s Bridal Shop in Plymouth for 25 years.
Betty Jean Heiden
April 8, 1940- Feb. 6, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Betty Jean (Wilson) Heiden, 71, passed away in Millerâ€™s Merry Manor in Plymouth, at 3:55 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, 2012.
Born in Plymouth April 8, 1940, Betty was the daughter of Donald S. and Mary C. (Richard) Splix.
A lifetime Plymouth resident, she was raised in the Roman Catholic faith and graduated from Plymouth High School.Â
Betty was first married to William D. Wilson. She then married Carl F. Heiden June 25, 1983 in Plymouth. Carl died Nov. 26, 1996.
Betty, a homemaker, was also a teacherâ€™s aide at Washington School.
James L. Slabaugh
Feb. 6, 2012
NAPPANEE â€”Â James L. Slabaugh, 63, of 402 Northwood Circle, Nappanee, died at 1:02 p.m., Monday, Feb. 6, 2012 at Lakeland Loving Care Center, Milford after an extended illness.
Surviving are his daughter, Tammy Jo (Terry Witcher) Francis, Bristol; his mother, June L. Slabaugh, Nappanee; four grandchildren; and brothers, Russell Dean (Peggy) Slabaugh, Lake Zurich, Ill., Steve Slabaugh, Nappanee, and Michael (Shirley) Slabaugh, Hindman, Ky.
Feb. 4, 2012
ETNA GREEN â€”Â Harold â€śHarâ€ť Feldman, 83, of Etna Green, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012 at 1:50 p.m. at Bremen Health Care Center after a brief illness.
He is survived by his wife, Bonnie; a son, Carl (Debra) Feldman of Etna Green; 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation is Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home, 115 S. Main St., Bourbon.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home.
Burial will follow in the Summit Chapel Cemetery at Bourbon.
Dec. 12, 1959-Feb. 2, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Larry G. Harrell, 52, of 1st Road, Plymouth, passed away at 7:08 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka, following a brief illness.Â
Larry was born Dec. 12, 1959, in Plymouth, to Frank and Patricia (Kamiski) Harrell. Larry had been a lifetime resident of the Plymouth area. He was the owner of Larryâ€™s Body Shop and was a true craftsman at his job of repairing, painting, and doing body work on automobiles.
Gerald James Thomas
April 17, 1911-Feb. 3, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Gerald James Thomas, 100, passed away at 1:06 a.m. in Pilgrim Manor Friday morning, Feb. 3, 2012.
Born in Plymouth April 17, 1911, Gerald was the son of William Arthur and Viola Belle Berger Thomas.
A lifetime resident of Marshall County, Gerald graduated from Bourbon High School with the class of 1931. In 1940, he joined the Army Air Force and served his country through WWII. He was honorably discharged in 1945.
Linda M. Czarnecki
Feb. 2, 2012
KNOX â€”Â Linda M. Czarnecki, 52, died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012 in IU Health LaPorte Hospital.
Survivors include two daughters, Letitia Czarnecki of Hanna and Jennifer Czarnecki of Knox; four grandchildren; her parents, Wendell and Letitia Oberlin andÂ two sisters, Sherri Johnson and Wendy Warner.
Mark K. Dale
Jan. 31, 2012
NAPPANEE â€” Mark K. Dale, 54, of Nappanee, died at 8:50 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Elkhart General Hospital Emergency Room.
He is survived by his wife, Cheryl; sons, Justin (Mary) Dale, Nappanee, Nathan (Sareen) Dale, South Bend; a grandson, Brayden Dale; his parents Richard and Patricia Dale, Sherburne, N.Y., brothers, Dwight (Grace) Dale, Mooresvile, N.Y., Michael Dale, Sherburne, N.Y. and a sister, Lori (Greg) Levengood, Tully, N.Y.
Marion J. Grodowski
December 28, 1920 â€“ January 31, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€“ Marion J. Grodowski, 91, a resident of Plymouth since 1935 has died of natural causes. His death occurred at 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012 in the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center - Plymouth.
Kent N. Adkins
Jan. 25, 2012
WALKERTON â€”Â Kent Noel Adkins, 55, of St. Albans, W.Va, formerly of Walkerton, died Jan. 25, 2012 in his home in West Virginia.
Survivors include two daughters, Lisa Krulik of Bremen and Laura Adkins of Knox; two brothers, Jim Adkins of Tennessee and Joe Adkins of Teegarden; three sisters, Donna Erdelyi of Walkerton, Linda Adkins of South Bend and Loretta Smith of Ohio and six grandchildren.Â