November 26th, 2010
WALKERTON â€” John Glenn head girls basketball coach Dan Hutton has been named the 2010 Falcon Award Winner.
He will receive the award Tuesday between Glennâ€™s junior varsity and varsity boys basketball game against South Bend Riley. He will also receive the Northern State Conference Service Award at the ceremony.
JV start time is slated for 6 p.m., and there will be a reception held in Huttonâ€™s honor in the Glenn High School teachersâ€™ lounge after the varsity contest.
PLYMOUTH â€“ If you missed a chance to see the Pride of Plymouth marching band in their history making performance you can be thankful for another shot at it.
The televised version of the Indiana State School Music Association's marching band state finals will be broadcast on WNIT-TV Thanksgiving Day from Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Include the Plymouth Band with your holiday festivities. All state finalist bands will be shown.
PLYMOUTH â€” Nineteen-year-old Eric Day and his family will be celebrating Thanksgiving with a renewed sense of how much family, friends and a caring community truly mean.
After an ordeal that started the weekend before Halloween and escalated into two brain surgeries, days in intensive care, and rigorous physical therapy, Eric is finally home.Â
Eric had come home from Indiana State College in Terre Haute, where he is a freshman, to pick up a suit for an interview.
CULVER â€” Familiar faces in Culverâ€™s Lake Patrol â€” most with lengthy careers in the service â€” will no longer patrol the waters of Lake Maxinkuckee or the roads around it following a vote by the Lake Maxinkuckee Associationâ€™s board of directors to keep the patrol in line with best practices and procedures for law and emergency enforcement.
Ann Marie Bottorff
Nov. 16, 2010
LAKELAND, Fla. â€” Ann Bottorff, 80, of Lakeland, Fla. died Tuesday, Nov. 16 2010, at Palm Terrace Good Shepherd Hospice Unit in Lakeland.
She is survived by sons, Rev. David Milton Bottorff of Darien Ill., Rev. Chris A.E. Bottorff of Crown Point, and Mark Robert Bottorff of Mishawaka; and five grandchildren.
Visitation took place from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 19 at St. Paul Lutheran
Church, 4450 Harden Blvd., Lakeland, Fla.
Funeral services took place at 10 a.m. Friday at the church.
Burial followed at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell.
Eldora M. HeimÂ Â Â Â Â Â
Nov. 21, 2010
WALKERTON â€”Â Eldora M. Heim died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010 in Providence House, South Bend.Â
She is survived by her husband, Alfred Heim; a son, Henry Lombardi of Salt Lake City, Utah; and many nieces and nephews.
There will be no services or visitation.Â Cremation will take place. Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel, assisted the family arrangements.
Nov. 21, 2010
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Ella Stump-Bridges, 75, of Plymouth, died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010 in her residence.
Dec. 10, 1924 â€” Nov. 18, 2010
PLYMOUTH â€” V. Stuart Adams, 85, ofÂ 667 Windmill Drive, Plymouth, passed away Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010, at 1:47 p.m., in his home.Â Â
StuartÂ was born Dec. 10, 1924, in Perrysville, Ohio, to Virgil and Elva Ruth (Abair) Adams.
He served his country in the Navy in WWII. Stuart, and the former Pat Baker, were married in Plymouth, April 27, 1974. Stuart was in partnership, with his brother Clifford, of Culligan Soft Water from 1951 to 1976.Â Stuart had been a member of the Moose Lodge, Toastmasterâ€™s, the VFW #1162, and Plymouth Kilwinning Lodge #149.Â Â Â Â Â
Nov. 21, 2010
FORT WAYNE â€”Â Dewey P. Shearer, 85, passed away Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.Â
Born in Mishawaka, Dewey graduated from West Township High School in 1943. He then went to Indiana University to earn his B.S. in Marketing in 1950. Dewey worked as the manager and co-owner at the Firestone Store in Marion, for 37 years, retiring in 1987.Â
PLYMOUTH â€” For one Plymouth High School grad the world certainly has been her open book.
An exchange student at Plymouth in the class of 1980, Milene Ferrazza Thomas took what her time in the United States was able to teach her and made the most of it. Her work in psychology and with an NGO in Brazil has given her a chance to impact lives all over the world.
Milene says that her time in Plymouth changed her forever.
PLYMOUTH â€” The death of a loved one is never easy. The pieces left to pick up after losing someone you love only make you appreciate their life even more.