Archive - Obituary
October 17th, 2014
July 30, 1961 - Oct. 8, 2014
PLYMOUTH â€” Bart E. Woodke, age 53, of Plymouth, Indiana, 46563, passed away at 5:49 p.m., on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at home.
Bart was born on July 30, 1961, in Gary, to Phillip and Rose M. (Malast) Woodke. Bart enjoyed marathon running, cooking, and animals. He had worked in Washington, D.C. for 20 years and was working near the Pentagon on 9-11. Most recently he worked at Wendyâ€™s as a cook. He moved to the Plymouth area from LaCrosse, Indiana, about five years ago.
Dennis Lee Westafer
Sept. 4, 1947 - Sept. 8, 2014
Helen L. Spier
Aug. 2, 1925 â€“ Oct. 14, 2014
PLYMOUTH â€“ Helen Louise (Hackett) Spier, 89, a Plymouth resident most of her life, passed away at 6:14 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 in the We Belong Senior Home in Plymouth.
The daughter of Victor and Elizabeth (Gross) Hackett, Helen was born on Aug. 2, 1925 in Akron, Ohio. She was a 1943 graduate of Newburg High School in Newburg, WV.
On Sept. 7, 1952, Helen and Henry H. â€śJRâ€ť Spier were married in Plymouth. Henry preceded her in death on March 29, 1988.
Jon E. Newcomb
Nov. 12, 1944 - Oct. 12, 2014
BREMEN â€” Jon E. Newcomb, 69, of Bremen passed away Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014 at home.
He was born to Jack and Kathleen Newcomb on Nov. 12, 1944 in Warsaw. Jon attended Burket Elementary until the eighth grade and graduated from Mentone High School in 1963. Jon went on to graduate from DePauw University in 1967 and then began law school at Indiana University.
Wilfred Arthur â€śArtâ€ť Brock
May 22, 1927 - Oct. 5, 2014
DENTON, TEXAS â€” Wilfred Arthur (â€śArtâ€ť) Brock, 87, formerly of Plymouth, Indiana, passed away Oct. 5, 2014, in Denton, Texas from Alzheimerâ€™s Disease.
He was born at home in Bourbon on May 22, 1927, and was the second of 12 children, born to Harley Arthur and Edith Sherelda Marquart Brock. He graduated from Bourbon High School in 1945.
Feb. 13, 1950 - Oct. 10, 2014
PLYMOUTH â€” Patricia A. â€śPatâ€ť Himes, 64, of Plymouth, passed away at 3:49 a.m., on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Pat was born on Feb. 13, 1950, in Plymouth, to Marion and Fern (Keyser) Carter. She worked at Hehr International, American Optical, and was also a desk clerk for L&K, all in Plymouth. Pat retired from Ciraâ€™s, in Granger, as a clerk.
Barbara Ann Harley
Aug. 8, 1933 - Oct. 10, 2014
ARGOS â€” Barbara Ann Harley, 81, of Argos, died Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 at her residence following a sudden illness.
She was born Aug. 27, 1933 in Plymouth, Indiana, the daughter of Nelson A. Marks and Lula Susan (Reese) Marks. Barbara was a graduate of Plymouth High School with the class of 1951 and lived in Marshall County her entire life.
ERIC L. ARVESEN
April 8, 1967 â€“ Oct.11, 2014
PLYMOUTH â€“ Eric Laurence Arvesen, 47, of Plymouth, died unexpectedly of natural causes on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 at the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center â€“ Plymouth Campus.
He was born on April 8, 1967 in Harvey, Illinois, to Robert C. and Janet L. (Van Asten) Arvesen. One year later the family moved to Plymouth where he would receive his education. During high school he was active with theater and choir, graduating from Plymouth High School in 1985.
Charles J. Green
March 30, 1925 - Oct. 10, 2014
CANTON, MO. â€” Charles J. Green, 89, of Catron, Mo., formerly of Plymouth, died Oct. 10, 2014, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Betty I. Sparks
Sept. 10, 1926 - Oct. 9, 2104
ETNA GREEN â€” Betty I. Sparks, 88, of Etna Green, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 at 8:45 p.m. in Mason Health Care Center, Warsaw, Indiana.
Betty was born Sept. 10, 1926 to Isaac and Madeline (Barth) Long at (Huffman Lake) Kosciusko County, Indiana. She has been a lifelong resident.