May 23rd, 2012
MARSHALL CO. â€” The Marshall County D.U.I. Task Force has announced its intention to step up patrols for the Memorial Day weekend. Officers from multiple agencies throughout Marshall County will be out in full force all weekend looking for impaired drivers. Officers would like to remind the citizens to please drink responsibly and be safe this holiday weekend. Citizens are encouraged to report possible impaired drivers to the Marshall County Police Department at 574-936-3187.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Marshall County has a lot of land available to companies, but not many suitable buildings. This is a problem, according to Marshall County Economic Development directer Jennifer Laurent.
â€śSeventy-five to 80 percent of inquires we get are about existing buildings,â€ť said Laurent to Marshall County commissioners Monday in their regularly scheduled meeting.
PLYMOUTH â€” Anya Hettich, an eighth grader at Lincoln Jr. High School, recently conducted a community service project at the school that she hopes will continue for the next several years. After attending a sports leadership camp last summer, Hettich was on the hunt to find a volunteer project. She settled on the Marshall County Neighborhood Center as a recipient after speaking with MCNC director Sara Hill about the Centerâ€™s need for clothes â€” especially of the trendy, teen variety.
Mary Ann Rankin
May 20, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Mary Ann Rankin, 94, of 635 Oakhill Ave., Plymouth, died at 12:55 p.m. Sunday, May 20, 2012, at Miller's Merry Manor, in Plymouth.
She is survived by her husband, George L. Rankin of Plymouth; daughter, Karen Roush of Mishawaka; four grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Van Gilder Funeral Home, 300 W. Madison St., Plymouth is handling the arrangements. There will be no services.
Memories may be shared at www.vangilderfuneralhome.com.
Leon D. Hochstedler
May 22, 2012
Thomas T. Winquist
May 21, 2012
SHIPSHEWANA â€”Â Thomas T. Winquist, 71, of Shipshewana, died Monday, May 21, 2012 at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.
Mr. Winquist was born July 7, 1940 in Logansport, to Roy and Alice (Kiger) Winquist.
Mr. Winquist was a welder and groomed horses.
Surviving are three daughters, Mary Beatrice of Phoenix, Ariz., Andrea Winquist of Flora, and Teresa Lovell of South Bend; two grandchildren; a sister, Mary Ellen Franklin of Stuart, Fla.; and a brother, Richard Winquist of Shipshewana.
Robert R. Flora
Sept. 12, 1932-May 22, 2012
CULVER â€”Â Robert R. Flora, 79, of Culver passed away May 22, 2012.
He was born Sept. 12, 1932 in Plymouth, the son of Russell Flora and Dorothy Ayres.
He was self-employed as a farmer.
He is survived by his wife, Sally Flora of Culver; sons, Lynn R. (Gail) Flora of Culver, Scott Flora of Culver, Michael Ryan of Culver; daughter, Sharon (Terry) Honeycutt of Winamac; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Tom Flora; and four sisters.
Johanna S. Phillips
July 9, 1922 â€“ May 15, 2012
SPANAWAY, Wash. â€”Â Jo was born to Alice and Lloyd Staley as Johanna Alice Staley and raised in Plymouth. She attended Nurses Training at Gary Methodist Hospital in Gary.
Jo settled in Tacoma, Wash. where she became a school nurse with the Tacoma Public School until 1963. In 1965 she began a long nursing career in the Franklin Pierce School District until her retirement in 1988.
She was active in her church at Spanaway United Methodist, lending her service in many capacities there.
A. June Culp Hauber
June 1, 1920-May 13, 2012Â
MISHAWAKA â€”Â Lifetime Hoosier Arvada June Culp Hauber died May 13, 2012 in The Advanced Health Care Facility, Glendale, Ariz.
June was born in rural Marshall County June 1, 1920 the daughter of Stephen and Stella Woodsmall Culp. She was one of 11 children, seven girls and four boys.
April 30, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€” Richard David Crum, 69, of 2731 Briarwood Ave., Plymouth, died at, 8:06 a.m., Monday, April 30, 2012, in Calvin Township, Mich.
He is survived by his wife, Gwen Crum of Plymouth; his children, Tony (Michele) Crum of Michigan, David (Sandy) Crum of Michigan, Patricia (Chuck) Hill of North Judson, Angela (Scott) Drake of Plymouth, and Kristen Price of Plymouth; and siblings, LeRoy, Elsie, Arlene, and Joyce.
InaBelle E. Carbiener Johnson
Sept. 27, 1919-May 4, 2012
BRADENTON, Fla. â€”Â InaBelle E. Carbiener Johnson, 92, passed away May 4, 2012 in Bradenton, Fla. She was born Sept. 27, 1919 in Marshall County to Morgan and Flossie Manges.