Archive - Obituary
March 27th, 2014
Janet I. Heims
March 25, 2014
PLYMOUTH â Janet I. Heims, 98, of Plymouth, died Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 9:45 p.m. at her home. Services are pending at the Van Gilder Funeral Home.
Steven E. Duff
March 25, 2014
ROCHESTER âÂ Steven E. Duff, 49, of Rochester, died March 25, 2014 at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home, Rochester.
Donald A. Stephenson
June 25, 1944 - March 24, 2014
ROCHESTER âÂ Donald A. Stephenson, 69, of rural Rochester, passed away at 6 a.m., Monday, March 24, 2014 at his residence after being ill since last July.
He was born June 25, 1944 in Princeton to Coen E. and Marie (Carwile) Stephenson.
On April 21, 1990 in Plymouth, he was married to Verna R. Weiger; she survives.
Donald was a supervisor for Lau Industries of Rochester retiring at the age of 62. He also had worked for Reynolds Metals in Bourbon.
Rex L. Clippinger
Oct. 12, 1934 â March 23, 2014
PLYMOUTH â Rex L. âClippâ Clippinger, 79, passed away unexpectedly at 3:51 p.m. on Sunday, March 23, 2014 at the Saint Joseph Hospital, Plymouth Campus.
Born in South Bend on Oct. 12, 1934, Rex was the son of Lawrence W. Clippinger and Elsie M. (Whisman) Phillabaum. He graduated from Jimtown High School with the class of 1953.
Rex served in Germany as a radio technician for the United States Army and was Honorably Discharged on Aug. 7, 1957.
He attended college in Indianapolis, where he attained his barber license.
Wanda A. Lowry
Dec. 10, 1921 â March 20, 2014
PLYMOUTH â Wanda A. Lowry, 92, of Plymouth, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014 in the Millerâs Merry Manor, Plymouth.
Born in Sevastopol on Dec. 10, 1921, Wanda was the daughter of Marion and Icie D. (Igo) Taylor. She attended Beaver Dam School.
Wanda married Johnny A. Lowry on June 6, 1939.
David E. Schutz
April 21, 1954 - March 21, 2014
BREMEN âÂ David E. Schutz, 59, of Bremen passed away on Friday, March 21, 2014. David was born to Lawrence and Joan (Wise) Schutz on April 21, 1954. David graduated with the Bremen High School class of 1972 and he married Melonee Buckner on Oct. 12, 1974. David worked for Hop Cap and was currently employed with AM General. He was an active member of St. Paulâs Lutheran Church, singing in the choir and serving on the Properties Committee. David was an avid mushroom hunter and enjoyed collecting 8 tracks and gardening.
Frances Louise Sherman
June 11, 1921 - March 20, 2014
BREMEN âÂ Frances Louise Sherman, 92, of Bremen, passed away at 12:45 a.m. Thursday, March 20, 2014 in Bremen Community Hospital, Bremen. She was born on June 11, 1921 in Piqua, Ohio to Carl and Margaret (Collins) Croft. On Nov. 7, 1960 in South Bend, she married Raymond L. Sherman, who died in April of 1986. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Penny D. Auckerman (Jan. 28, 2013), a grandson, Gordon S. Lamberson (Jan. 28, 1989), and a brother, Leonard C. Croft.
March 20, 2014
PLYMOUTH â Wanda Lowry, 92, of Plymouth, died Thursday, March 20, 2014 in the Millerâs Merry Manor, Plymouth.
Service arrangements are pending at this time with the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth.
Robert D. Zimmerman
May 11, 1925 â March 19, 2014
PLYMOUTH â Robert D. âBobâ Zimmerman, 88, a lifetime area resident, died at his home following a cancer related illness at 8:40 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in the care of his family and Hospice.
Born in Bourbon on May 11, 1925, he was the son of Harvey Willard and Edna P. (Keyser) Zimmerman. Bob graduated from Bourbon High School in the class of 1943.
Bob had served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Nancy J. Brock
Feb. 22, 2014
BOURBON âÂ Nancy J. Brock, 62, of Bourbon, died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2014 at 7:05 p.m. in her home.
The family will have a Celebration of Life at Bremen Church of the Brethren on March 22 at 3 p.m. with a visitation time with the family from 2-2:45 p.m.
Gerhardt âGaryâ Leed
March 9, 1931 - March 18, 2014
LaPAZ âÂ Gerhardt Owen âGaryâ Leed, age 83, of LaPaz, passed away at 8:35 a.m., on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Bremen Health Care Center, in Bremen.
Gary was born on March 9, 1931, in Plymouth, to Victor Owen and Vada Lucille (Wright) Leed. Gary married the former Mildred Griggs on July 7, 1949. Mildred preceded Gary in passing on Nov. 30, 2007. Gary owned an auto body repair shop and also was an iron worker. He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion of LaPaz.