February 29th, 2012
James D. Garab
Oct. 9, 1985-Feb. 25, 2012
WALKERTON â€”Â James D. Garab, 26, of Walkerton passed away Saturday, Feb. 25 in his residence.
Mr. Garab was born Oct. 9, 1985 in LaPorte and resided in the Walkerton area his lifetime.
He is survived by his parents, Don J. Garab Sr. and Pamela Sue (Budd) Garab; a brother, Donald J. Garab Jr. of Walkerton and by two stepsisters, Renee M. Craig of Grovertown and Rebecca M. Cromey of Indianapolis. Also surviving is his maternal grandmother, Virginia L. Budd and his paternal grandmother, Catherine Ganger.
PLYMOUTH â€” Austin Schoff, the 18 year old Plymouth High School student who was struck by another Plymouth teen on Michigan Road Feb. 17, has been removed from ICU at Memorial Hospital, South Bend.
Says mom, Kathy Jo Schoff, â€śAustin is making huge strides considering the damage that has been done.â€ť
She said that on day five, the intracranial pressure valve was removed from his brain and the sedative was turned off.
â€śDay six, the ventilator was removed and he began breathing successfully on his own,â€ť she said.
TOPEKA â€” One area team advanced; one is done.
LaVille succumbed late to host Westview in a back-and-forth opener, while Bremen jumped off to a fast start and held off a tenacious Prairie Heights squad in the late quarterfinal at Class 2A Sectional 35 Tuesday.
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The Lions got off to a slow start in their regular-season closer last Friday, and Culver punished them for it.
PLYMOUTH â€” John Glennâ€™s Josh Anderson was a difference maker Tuesday.
The Falcon senior compiled 24 points against conference foe New Prairie, but his biggest impact may have come when he didnâ€™t have the ball.
BOURBON â€” In a season chock full of memorable moments and performances, Tritonâ€™s Clay Yeo tacked on one more of each Tuesday.
The 6-foot-6 juniorâ€™s first-quarter trey set a new Triton single-season scoring record, and he erupted for 15 of his game-high 27 points during an eight-minute stretch in the second half to lead the Class A No. 5 Trojans to a 70-45 victory over Oregon-Davis in the Class A Boys Basketball Sectional 51 opener at The Trojan Trench.
ROYAL OAK, Mich. â€” Plymouth graduate Jessica Centa was one of three Saint Maryâ€™s basketball players given Michiana Intercollegiate Athletic Association All-Conference honors, the college announced Tuesday.
Centa was named to the All-MIAA second team along with teammate Patsy Mahoney, while Kelley Murphy was named to the first team for the Belles.
Feb. 20, 2012
WALDPORT, Ore. â€”Â Harry Richard Jones, 89, of Waldport, Ore., died Monday, Feb. 20, 2012 at the Samaritan Pacific Community Hospital in Newport, Ore.
Visitation will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 1, 2012, at the Van Gilder Funeral Home, 300 W. Madison St., Plymouth.
The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. at the Van Gilder Funeral Home.
Committal services will follow at New Oak Hill Cemetery, in Plymouth.
Feb. 20, 1941-Feb. 17, 2012
SOUTH BEND â€”Â Donna L. Kline, 70, of South Bend passed away Feb. 17, 2012 in St. Joseph Medical Center, Mishawaka.
Brian K. Johnson
May 8, 1965 â€“ Feb. 22, 2012
CULVER â€”Â Brian K. Johnson, 46, of Culver passed away Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 at Hospice House in Elkhart.Â
John Herbert Fear Sr.
Feb. 19, 1937-Feb. 25, 2012
ARGOS â€”Â John Herbert Fear Sr., 75, of 7988 S.R. 10, Argos, died Feb. 25, 2012 at 6:29 a.m. at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth, following a brief illness.
He was born Feb. 19, 1937 in Argos to Thurl J. and Elnora (Mechling) Fear. He lived all of his life in the Argos community. Nov. 7, 1981 in Plymouth, he married Malva I. LaVanway.