Archive - Obituary
September 10th, 2014
Christopher A. Andrews
Feb. 28, 1966 - Sept. 7, 2014
BOURBON â Christopher A. Andrews, 48, Bourbon, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 in his home.
Evelyn R. Reese
Oct. 19, 1928 - Sept. 6, 2014
ROCHESTER â Mrs. Evelyn R. Reese, 85, of Rochester, was surrounded by her loving family when she passed away at the home of her daughter at 11:30 a.m.Â on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014.Â
On Oct. 19, 1928, Evelyn was born in Fulton County the treasured daughter ofÂ Luroy and Elizabeth Laura Smith Bick. She shared her childhood with two brothers, Clyde and Charles. In 1946, Evelyn graduated with her class from Rochester High School.
Darrell E. Merrill
Oct. 27, 1957 - Sept. 7, 2014
SOUTH BEND â Darrell E. Merrill, 56, of South Bend passed away at 6:15 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 at Memorial Hospital. He was born on Oct. 27, 1957 in South Bend to William E. and Shirley Ann (Huffman) Merrill. On Sept. 25, 1982 in South Bend he was united in marriage to the former Pamala Kalamaja.
Janet L. Lowry
Sept. 8, 2014
WAKARUSA â Janet L. Lowry, 66, of Wakarusa, died at 6:35 a.m., Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 at her residence.
Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee is in charge of arrangements.
Reginald L. âRegâ Shireman
Jan. 8, 1944 - Sept. 5, 2014
MONTICELLO â Reginald L. âRegâ Shireman, 70, of Monticello, passed away at 1:34 p.m., Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 at Franciscan St. Elizabeth East Hospital in Lafayette.
Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 at Springer-Voorhis-Draper Funeral Home of Monticello. Friends may also call one hour prior to services Tuesday at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be at 12 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with close friend, Jay Janke officiating.
Private burial will follow for the family in Riverview IOOF Cemetery.
Iris M. Keck
Sept. 16, 1928 - Sept. 4, 2014
SOUTH BEND â Iris M. Keck, age 85, of South Bend, passed away, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014.
Iris was born on Sept. 16, 1928, in Plymouth, to Elmer and Minnie (Bradley) Couts. She married Eugene E. âGeneâ Keck on May 21, 1948.
Mary Kathryn Brugh
March 6, 1945 â Sept. 6, 2014
PLYMOUTH â Mary Kathryn Brugh, 69, of Charles Street, passed away in her home on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at 5:14 a.m.
Born in Renssalaer on March 6, 1945, Mary was the daughter of Robert J. Hasty and Margaret (Fry) Mahoney.
Before her retirement, Mary worked as a nurseâs aide at Millerâs Merry Manor in Plymouth.
She enjoyed going to yard sales and finding new treasures. Mary was a doll collector and loved crafting, especially making cards. She adored time spent with her family and was always the trickster.
Sylvia Corinne Tallarita
June 17, 1933 â Sept. 5, 2014
PLYMOUTH â Sylvia C. Tallarita, 81, died of natural causes at Pilgrim Manor at 10:52 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014.
Sylvia was born in East Chicago on June 17, 1933 to Nicholas and Elizabeth (German) Komanich. She graduated from West High School in Plymouth, where she also played on the womenâs basketball team all through high school.
On April 17, 1955, at the Plymouth Trinity United Methodist Church, Sylvia and William Tallarita were married.
Janice J. Meredith
Sept. 6, 2014
PLYMOUTH âÂ Janice J. âJanâ Meredith, 78, died Saturday afternoon, Sept. 6, 2014 at Pilgrim Manor, Plymouth. Arrangements are in the care of the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth.
John R. Hickle
Sept. 6, 2014
ARGOS â John R. Hickle, 70, of Argos, died Sept. 6, 2014 at 6:30 a.m. at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka.
Arrangements are pending with the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos.
Sept. 6, 2014
Joseph James âJodyâ Verteramo Jr.
Nov. 6, 1956 - July 29, 2014
AUSTIN, Texas â Joseph James âJodyâ Verteramo Jr., 57, passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014 in his Austin, Texas home.
Born Nov. 6, 1956, Jody is the son of Joseph James and Gloria Verteramo Sr. He was a 1975 graduate of Peru High School and earned an associate degree from the University of Texas.
Jody served his country in the United States Air Force.
Living most of his life in Texas, Jody loved teaching school and reading. He was an avid writer. He really enjoyed helping people and loved his family.