February 15th, 2012
Feb. 14, 2012
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ Kennedy Robinson, 81, of Plymouth, died in the Hospice House of St. Joseph County Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. Service arrangements are incomplete at the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth.
Rev. Roy Burkhart
Feb. 11, 2012
LaFONTAINE ‚ÄĒ¬†Rev. Roy Burkhart, 90, of LaFontaine died at 11:50 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012 at Rolling Meadows Healthcare Center, LaFontaine.
John A. Faber
May 17, 1922 ‚Äď February 13, 2012
PLYMOUTH ‚Äď John A. Faber, 89 went home to be with the Lord whom he had served faithfully all his life. John was born in Charlevoix, Mich. May 17, 1922 to John Peter Faber of Friesland, Holland and Floraine Sodell of Belfort, Alsace-Lorraine.
WALKERTON ‚ÄĒ The John Glenn School Corporation announced Tuesday that superintendent Richard Reese has been named the 2011 Falcon Award recipient.
A 1973 John Glenn High School graduate, Reese has been with the John Glenn School Corporation for 27 years, seven as the superintendent of schools for the corporation and 20 years as the principal for Urey Middle School.
Martha B. ‚ÄėBernice‚Äô Litton
Sept. 26, 1918-Feb. 12, 2012
KENTON, Ohio ‚ÄĒ¬†Martha B. ‚ÄúBernice‚ÄĚ Litton, 93, of Kenton, Ohio, formerly of Argos, died at 11 a.m., Feb. 12, at Hardin Memorial Hospital, in Kenton, Ohio. She had been a patient there for seven days following an extended illness.
HAMMOND ‚ÄĒ Purdue University Calumet junior and PHS graduate Alex Starr was named the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week, after joining PUC‚Äôs 1,000-point club during PUC‚Äôs 77-73 win over Trinity International on Saturday.
The weekly honor is the first of Starr‚Äôs career and the fourth for the Peregrines this season, who earned the honor a league-best six times a year ago.
Richard W. Bottorff
Aug. 22, 1917-Feb. 12, 2012
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ Richard W. ‚ÄúDick‚ÄĚ Bottorff, 94, a resident of 6B Road in Plymouth, passed away at his home Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. of natural causes. Dick was a lifetime Tyner area resident who was known for his entrepreneurial spirit and quiet determination.
Dick was born the son of Floyd R. and Wilda (Sheaks) Bottorff Aug. 22, 1917 in Tyner. He was raised with his two brothers and graduated with the Tyner class of 1935.
Caleb and Angi Polando, of Plymouth, married 10 years
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ Before dating websites like Match.com and Eharmony became popular, meeting people online was free ‚ÄĒ and that's how Caleb and Angi Polando met.
"It started with me and my friends trying to see how many girls we could meet (online)," said Caleb. "Angi was the one I talked to most."
To read the rest of Caleb and Angi's story, see the Feb. 14 edition of the Pilot News.
Bob and Shelley Heiden, of Plymouth, married 35 years
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ Fernbaugh's Diamonds and Fine Jewelry, in Plymouth, held a "Cutest Couple" contest for Valentine's Day this year. Couples were given the opportunity to post their photos on Fernbaugh's Facebook page and try to get the most "likes" from their friends and family members.
Martha B. ‚ÄėBernice‚Äô Litton
Feb. 12, 2012
KENTON, Ohio ‚ÄĒ¬†Martha B. ‚ÄúBernice‚ÄĚ Litton, 93, of Kenton, Ohio, formerly of Argos, died at 11 a.m., Feb. 12, at Hardin Memorial Hospital, in Kenton, Ohio.
She is survived by one daughter, Sharon (Gene) Good of Kenton, Ohio; two sons, David (Phyllis) Shivers of Argos and Mike (Judy) Shivers of Findlay, Ohio; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and numerous stepgrand and great-grandchildren.
Clyde M. Leary
March 8, 1930-Feb. 11, 2012
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ¬†Clyde M. Leary, 81, a resident of Plymouth, passed away at 6:45 p.m. Saturday evening, Feb. 11, 2012 in the Miller‚Äôs Merry Manor, Plymouth.
Clyde was born the son of Mose and Mildred (Barry) Leary March 8, 1930 in Rockford, Ill.¬†