Archive - Obituary
July 21st, 2011
Betty A. Cobb
July 13, 2011
SYRACUSE â€”Â Betty A. Cobb, 72, Syracuse, died Wednesday at 6:10 p.m. at her home from a short illness.Â
She is survived by her husband, Emmit Cobb; sons, Merle (Debbie) Bammel of Auburn, T.J. Bammel of Syracuse; daughter, Suzette (Tommy) Dauberger of McComb Co., Mich., and daughter, Janie; stepsons, Robert (Elizabeth) Cobb of Elkhart, Jim (Carla) Cobb of Goshen; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.
Dorothy B. (Dottie) Conger
May 29, 1927-July 13, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Dorothy (Dottie) Conger, 84, of Plymouth passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2011.
She is survived by three children, Steven (Donna) B. Conger, Sue (David) Underwood, Marsha Duncan; four grandchildren, Corey Duncan, Tai Duncan, Samantha Duncan, Dustin Underwood; and one great-grandson, Max Duncan.
Aug. 14, 1949, Dr. William H. Conger of Plymouth and Dorothy B. Cowgill were married in Greencastle. She earned a bachelorâ€™s degree in social work at Indiana University in 1949.
Wayne E. ZobristÂ
July 12, 2011
KNOX â€” Wayne E. Zobrist, 73, died Tuesday, July 12, 2011 in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia; son, Gary Zobrist of Knox; two sisters, Betty Goetzinger of De Bary, Fla. and Carolyn Dean of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and two brothers, Ralph Zobrist of Congerville, Ill. and Howard Zobrist of Eureka, Ill.
There will be no services or visitation. Cremation will take place. Memorial contributions may be given to the family.
Joseph Daniel Lemme
Jan. 19, 1930-July 6, 2011
KNOX â€”Â Joseph Daniel Lemme, 81, of Knox passed away July 6, 2011.
Joan E. Barber
Dec. 31, 1917-July 11, 2011
JONESBORO â€” Joan E. Barber, 93, died at 10 p.m. Monday, July 11, 2011, in Hospice House, South Bend. She was born in Jonesboro Dec. 31, 1917 to the late James and Ora (Futrell) Baskett. She married Clair Barber Oct. 26, 1946 and he preceded her in death in June 1989. Joan was a homemaker and had previously worked at Paranite Wire and Cable for more than 20 years. She was always a caregiver and enjoyed painting in oils and watercolors. She was a member of Community Bible Methodist Church where she was the treasurer for 30 years.
Harley D. Miller
July 10, 2011
NAPPANEE â€”Â Harley D. Miller, 85, of 501 W. Randolph St.,Â Nappanee died at 2:05 a.m., Sunday July 10, 2011, at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor after a short illness.
Austin John McCleary
Sept. 30, 1999-July 12, 2011
WARSAW â€”Â Austin John McCleary of 2102 Highlander Drive, Warsaw was released to the Lord surrounded by his parents, brothers, sister and other family members at his residence at 2 a.m. Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at the age of 11.
He was born Sept. 30, 1999 to Andy D. McCleary and Angie L. (Wagoner) McCleary. Austin made an impact on his family, friends and others in the local community and beyond. He completed the fifth grade at Eisenhower Elementary School.
Helen Ruff Pettigoue
July 11, 2011
NAPPANEE â€”Â Helen Ruff Pettigoue, 82, of 705 W. Centennial St., Nappanee, died at 12:35 a.m., Monday, July 11, 2011 at Bremen Healthcare.Â
Surviving are daughters, Rita (Conrad) Tucker of Nappanee, Pamela Metzler of Elkhart; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and sisters, Betty Canen of Lansing, Mich., Shirley Landin of Jensen Beach, Fla., and Elsie (Ralph) Snyder of Middlebury.
Jimmie Dale Cummins
Aug. 11, 1946-July 10, 2011
KNOX â€” Jimmie Dale Cummins, 64, an area resident most of his life passed away at 8:01 p.m. Sunday, July 10, 2011, at his residence.
The son of Harry B. and Sylvia Brannam Cummins, Jimmie was born Aug. 11, 1946 in Sullivan.
He was a 1965 graduate of Plymouth High School. Jimmie served in the U.S. Air Force from 1965 to 1969 and was a Vietnam veteran.
June 4, 1975, Jimmie and his best friend Lorraine Smith, whom he had met at the Big Mug Drive-In, were married in the Gospel Lighthouse Tabernacle in Plymouth.
Hazel M. Sarber Skinner
April 11, 1907-July 9, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Hazel M. Sarber Skinner, 104, of 18568 6th Road, Plymouth, passed away Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 2:30 a.m. at home in the care of her family.
Hazel was born the daughter of Lewis Stout and Margaret Rhoads Stout April 11, 1907 in Marshall County. Hazel married Cyril E. Sarber Oct. 10, 1926; he died Dec. 8, 1955. She then married Howard Machlan March 27, 1957; he died March 18, 1960. She later married Arthur Skinner Jan. 14, 1973; he also preceded her in death May 17, 1985.