Archive - Obituary
John Maurice Schrader Jr.
Dec. 5, 2011
BREMEN â€”Â John Maurice Schrader Jr., 80, of Bremen, died Monday, Dec. 5, 2011 at Bremen Health Care Center.
He is survived by his wife, Marsha; two daughters, Michelle Ann (Michael) Hazzard of Granger, Suzanne Marie Schrader of Bremen; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Mary Alice (Jim) Smith of Mishawaka and Barbara (David) Koehler of South Bend.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 9, 2011 at the Mishler Funeral Home, Bremen. Burial will follow in the Bremen Cemetery.
Donald Keith Rettinger
May 13, 1925-Dec. 5, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Donald Keith Rettinger, 86, of 625 Oakhill Ave., Plymouth, formerly of Bourbon, passed away Monday, Dec. 5, 2011 at 11:28 a.m. in Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home.
Donald was born the son of Joe Herman Rettinger and Cecile Gottschalk Rettinger May 13, 1925 at Bourbon. He was a lifelong resident of the Bourbon area and spent several winters in the Haines City, Fla. area. Don was a graduate of Bourbon High School class of 1943.
Phyllis J. Smith
Jan. 28, 1929- Dec. 5, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Phyllis J. Smith, 82, of LaPorte, formerly of Plymouth, died in the IU Health LaPorte Hospital Monday, Dec. 5, 2011.
Born in Plymouth Jan. 28, 1929, Phyllis was the daughter of Glenn and Myrtle Dietl Tillman.
She graduated from Plymouth High School with the class of 1946, and from the International Business College shortly afterward.
She was first married to Robert B. Staner and later to Charles Smith.
V. Jean Gilbert
Sept. 4, 1929 â€“ Dec. 4, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” V. Jean Gilbert, 82, a lifetime Plymouth resident, passed away at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011 in the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center â€” Plymouth Campus of natural causes. Jean has resided on 12th Road for the past 58 years.
Jean was born the daughter of LeRoy and Anna Viola (Cannan) Belt in Plymouth Sept. 4, 1929. She was raised during the Depression by her grandparents; Ed and Jennie Cannan. She attended Inwood School and graduated from there in 1946.
Arthur W. Wagner
May 15, 1921-Nov. 7, 2011
LANCASTER, Calif. â€”Â Arthur W. Wagner was born in Plymouth, May 15, 1921.
Rosemary Mae Ehret
Nov. 11, 1923-Dec. 5, 2011
BREMEN â€”Â Rosemary Mae Ehret, 88, of Bremen, passed away Monday, Dec. 5, 2011, at her residence. She was born Nov. 11, 1923 in Bremen to Arthur and Buelah (Biehl) Bauer. She married Stanley D. Ehret May 11, 1946 in Bremen. He preceded her in death July 15, 1981.
Rosemary was a homemaker and worked at Ristance Wire. She was a member of the Bremen United Methodist Church and graduated from Bremen High School where she participated in the band.
Helen Ruth Hoyt
Dec. 2, 2011
NAPPANEE â€”Â Helen Ruth Hoyt, 91, formerly of Nappanee, died Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 at 4:35 a.m. at Grace Village Health Care in Winona Lake.
She is survived by a daughter, Sharie (Pat) Johnson of Syracuse, sons, Mike (Diana) Hoyt of Mentone and Jim (Rhonda) Hoyt of Richardson, Texas; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
Dorothy Irene Millea
Aug. 26, 1927-Dec. 1, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Dorothy Irene Millea, 84, a Plymouth resident since 1935, died at 1:50 a.m. Dec. 1, 2011 in Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
The daughter of Thomas G. and Lillian A. Graf Millea, Dorothy was born Aug. 26, 1927, in Mishawaka.
Dorothy was a 1944 graduate of Plymouth High School.
She had worked at American Optical for 37 years, retiring in 1992 as office supervisor.
Natheta J. Berg
Dec. 4, 2011Â
WALKERTON â€”Â Natheta J. Berg, 78, of Walkerton died Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011 in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth after a sudden illness.
She is survived by her husband, Wayne Berg; daughters, Bonita (Doyle Blooding) Bent-Nelson of South Bend, Lora (Scott) Vieting of Hamlet and Jacquelyn (Thad) Rippy of Plymouth; son, Paul (Brenda) Bent of Walkerton; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; brother, Gene (Barbara) Ossler of Raleigh, N.C.; and one sister, Barbara (Frank) Abel of Hamlet.Â
Sharron C. Jones
July 13, 1939-Dec. 2, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Sharron C. Jones, 72, of Plymouth, passed away at 8:20 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 at Hospice House, Elkhart. Sharron was born July 13, 1939 in Gary to the late Frank R. and Clela E. (Adkins) Wallace and has lived in the Plymouth area since 1959 coming from Valparaiso. July 18, 1959 in Boone Grove, she was united in marriage to Melvin F. Jones, who survives.