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August 29th, 2012

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August 29, 2012

Boys tennis
Plymouth blanks Rochester
Plymouth handed visiting Rochester a 5-0 defeat Tuesday at Centennial Park.
The Pilgrims surrendered just three games while winning straight sets at 1 and 3 singles and on both doubles courts. Tom Felke rallied back from a loss in the opening set to finish off Brandt Eyteheson in a close match at 2 singles, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2.
Plymouth improves to 4-1 and travels to Triton Wednesday.
At Plymouth

August 28th

Monterey Days festival takes place this wkd

August 28, 2012

The 15th annual Monterey Days festival will take place Labor Day weekend (Friday through Monday).
This year's grand marshals are 50, 60, and 70 year active member firemen Karl Master Sr, Jim Zehner, and Don Keller.

Friday, August 31
6:00 p.m. Craft & Food Booths Open
6:00 p.m. Pageant for Mister & Miss Monterey Days
8:00 p. m. Jhonny and Sallie Show

Saturday, September 1
8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Knights of Columbus Pancake & Sausage Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - ? Town-wide Yard Sales
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Twist & Smiles Balloons
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Craft & Food Booths Open

Death notices 8-28-12

August 28, 2012

Josephine Skala
Aug. 24, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Josephine Skala, 97, of Plymouth, died at 3:28 a.m. Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, at her home. 
She is survived by her daughter, Joann Stratton of Plymouth; her son, George Skala, Jr. of Lincoln, Ala.; five grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a sister.
There will be a private memorial service will be held at a later date. 
Van Gilder Funeral Home, 300 W. Madison St., Plymouth, has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Friends are invited to sign the guest book at

Dr. Susan A. Bardwell

August 28, 2012

Dr. Susan A. Bardwell
Aug. 2, 1964 – Aug. 25, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Dr. Susan Alice Bardwell, 48, beloved mother, wife and pediatrician passed away Saturday morning, Aug. 25, 2012. Susan was born Aug. 2, 1964, in Hillsdale, Mich., to Larry Allen Hoedema and Barbara Joan Hoedema. She is survived by both parents, her husband, Michael Keith Bardwell, and children Ian Edward Allen Bardwell and Hayden Michael Lawrence Bardwell. She is also survived by a sister, Lisa Ann Freigang, and many nieces, nephews and extended family.

Death notices 8-27-12

August 28, 2012

Junior E. ‘Kike’ Fisher
Aug. 24, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Junior “Kike” Fisher died Friday at Bremen Health Care Center. He is survived by sisters, Rosemary (Jack) Willett of Lakeville, and Marilyn (Ralph) Gerding of Mishawaka. Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Palmer Funeral Home-Lakeville, 314 S. Michigan St., Lakeville, where visitation will be two hours prior. Contributions may be made to Center for Hospice. Condolences:

Thomas Gilbert Dennis
Aug. 24, 2012

Dorothy C. Schmelter

August 28, 2012

Dorothy C. Schmelter
March 14, 1920 – Aug. 24, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Dorothy C. Schmelter, 92, a River Walk resident in Plymouth since 2006, passed away Friday, Aug. 24, 2012 at 8:28 a.m. in the Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center – Plymouth Campus of natural causes. Dorothy was a former resident of Hobart.
Dorothy was born in Boone, Iowa March 14, 1920.
She graduated from Hobart High School in 1938. She then completed Beauty College and worked as a hairdresser for 30 years. Much of that time was at Mr. Jerry’s Beauty Shop in Miller where she was also the manager.

Robert L. Kelly

August 28, 2012

Robert L. Kelly
Aug. 23, 2012
Robert L. Kelly, 56, died Aug. 23, 2012.

Robert R. Martin

August 28, 2012

Robert R. Martin
July 2, 1926-Aug. 22, 2012
LOGANSPORT — Robert R. Martin, 86, Logansport, passed away at 12:10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, in the Indiana Veterans Home, West Lafayette.
Born July 2, 1926, in Plymouth, he was the son of Ralph and Alice May (Camp) Martin.
July 29, 1945, in Indianapolis, he was married to Wanda E. Earles Martin, who preceded him in death. Wanda and Robert spent 63 wonderful years together.
Robert served his country in Germany during WWII as a member of the U.S. Army.

Death notices 8-25-12

August 28, 2012

Paul E. Keys
Aug. 23, 2012
NAPPANEE — Paul E. Keys, 69, of Nappanee, died Thursday morning at 12:45 a.m. at Memorial Hospital of South Bend.
Surviving are daughters, Paula Nolan, Janei Pickens, Antoinette Keys, all of Nappanee, and Ronda (Eddie) Carter of Plymouth; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and four sisters.
Visitation will be Sunday, from 2 to 7 p.m. at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee. The funeral service will be Monday, at 1:30 p.m. also at the funeral home. Burial will follow at South Union Cemetery with Military Graveside services.

Few local contests on November ballot

August 28, 2012

MARSHALL CO. — Marshall County Clerk Julie Fox released the unofficial November 6 General Election Candidates Friday afternoon following the completion of school board filings.

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