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April 25th, 2012

Bruce Hite

April 25, 2012

Bruce Hite
April 17, 1950-April 21, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Bruce W. Hite, 62, of 11th Road, Plymouth, passed away, Monday, April 21, 2012, at 7:15 p.m., at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, in Mishawaka.
Bruce was born April 17, 1950, in Plymouth, to David Loyal and Mary Marguerite (Hoeszle) Hite. Bruce served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Bruce and Patricia Nissen were joined in marriage Feb. 5, 1971. They had been married for more than 40 years.

Death notices 4-24-12

April 25, 2012

Lorraine M. Horner
April 21, 2012
GROVERTOWN — Lorraine M. Horner, 59, of Chesterton died Saturday, April 21, 2012 in Chicago.
She is survived by her husband, James Horner; one daughter, Carolyn (Glenn) Stepek of Chesterton; stepson, James (Andrea) Horner of Texas; one grandchild; sisters, Leata Sobieck of Chesterton, Margaret Tessner of Lake in the Hills, Ill., Marlene (Ernie) Wilson of Grovertown and Darlene Allen of Knox and half-sister, Kristine (Milt) Schwab of Morton Grove, Ill.

Thomas R. Relos

April 25, 2012

Thomas R. Relos
Aug. 21, 1985-April 21, 2012
VALPARAISO — Thomas R. Relos, 26, of Valparaiso, died April 21, 2012. He was born Aug. 21, 1985 in South Bend. He worked as a laborer for Northwest Indiana Fence Company.

Robert Lee Ross

April 25, 2012

Robert Lee Ross
May 16, 1936-April 19, 2012
CULVER — Bob Ross passed away at approximately 2 a.m. in his home in Culver. Bob was not only loved by his family, but also by his many, many friends.
Bob was born in Dubois, Pa. to the late Leland and Sarah (Sterling) Ross.

April 23rd

Death notices 4-23-12

April 23, 2012

Phillip N. Nafziger
April 18, 2012 
ROCHESTER — Phillip Noel Nafziger, 67, of Rochester died at 3:01 p.m., Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at Woodlawn Hospital.
He is survived by his wife, Roxanne; a son, Roger Nafziger of Prosper, Texas; and a brother, Roger (Nancy) Nafziger of Tombal, Texas.
Services will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 22, 2012 at Alejandra’s, 2077 Main St., Rochester. Memorials in lieu of flowers be made to Shop with a Cop. The Good Family Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. Condolences may be left at

Robert C. Tobey

Harold ‘Curly’ Dean Stevens

April 23, 2012

Harold ‘Curly’ Dean Stevens
Oct. 2, 1938-April 20, 2012
ARGOS — Harold “Curly” Dean Stevens, 73, of Argos died April 20, 2012 at 8:26 a.m. at his residence following a sudden illness.
He was born Oct. 2, 1938 in Red Wine, Ky. to Sanford and Elizabeth (Hill) Stevens. He lived in the Argos community since 1955. Dec. 9, 1960 in Rochester he married Verna Lou Bear.

Jeffrey C. Whitmer

April 23, 2012

Jeffrey C. Whitmer
April 20, 2012
TYNER — Jeff C. Whitmer, 49, residing in Tyner, passed away at 3:15 p.m. Friday, April 20, 2012 at the Elkhart General Hospital after a short illness. Jeff was born Sept. 4, 1962 in South Bend and has been a lifelong area resident. He was self-employed specializing in the drywall business.

Death notices 4-21-12

April 23, 2012

John P. Antich
April 19, 2012
GROVERTOWN — John P. Antich, 83, died Thursday, April 19, 2012 in his home. 
He is survived by his wife, Mary; three daughters, Carol Bracich of Hamlet, Pat Nieubuurt of Milford and Chris Palmer of Walkerton; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
There will be no visitation. Private services will take place at a later date. Memorial contributions may be given to the family. To leave online condolences, go to

Lauraine Louise Aanerud
April 19, 2012 

Richard Rex Bean

April 23, 2012

Richard Rex Bean
March 23, 1942-April 20, 2012 
PLYMOUTH — Richard Rex Bean, 70, a resident of King Road, Bremen, died following a valiant battle against cancer. A longtime public accountant, he passed away at 5:30 a.m., Friday, April 20, 2012, in the comfort of his home and family.
Dick was born in South Sioux City, Iowa March 23, 1942 the son of Rex and Esther Beam.

April 19th

Ralph McFarland

April 19, 2012

Ralph McFarland
April 4, 1940-April 18, 2012
BREMEN — Ralph McFarland, 72, of Bremen, passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at home. Ralph was born April 4, 1940 in Plymouth to Roma and Arden (Zimmerman) McFarland.

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