March 9th, 2012
Donald R. Risner
May 25, 1928-March 7, 2012
ARGOS â€”Â Donald R. Risner, 83, of Argos, passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. at home in the care of his loving family. He had been in failing health.
Don was born May 25, 1928 at Charleston, W.Va. to Isaac Risner and Dora Busby Risner.Â
He has been a resident of the Etna Green and Bourbon area the past 62 years. Don served in the United States Army during World War II from 1946â€“1947 and then finished his GED after his tour of duty.
Ruth Irene Miller
May 30, 1914 - March 6, 2012
WARSAW â€” Ruth Irene Miller, 97, formerly of South Bend residing the last three years in Warsaw, passed away at 1:43 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, 2012 in Millerâ€™s Merry Manor - Warsaw.
She was born in Noblesville, May 30, 1914 to the late Harry Alva and Delia Eva (Pitts) Smeltzer. May 4, 1936 in Culver, Irene married Culver W. Miller, who preceded her in death July 26, 1965.
DavidÂ AllenÂ Terhune
Jan. 17, 1950-March 7, 2012
ROCHESTER â€”Â Pastor Dave Terhune, 62, of Manitou Park Road, Rochester, passed away at 1:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at his residence.
Don Gray, 82, from Argos bangs down the gavel for his last auction Sunday, Feb. 26 at his Ten Pin Auction Service building on Lilac Road in Argos. Don got his auction license after graduating from the Reppert Auction School in 1952. Don said with a chuckle â€śI had to auction off a garden hoe as part of my class.â€ť His first official auction was household goods and personal property from a house owned by E.G. Dubley in the 500 block of North Michigan Street in Plymouth. The house no longer stands there. He has had more than 3,000 auctions during his 60 years as auctioneer.
Bremen fans cheer to their school song before the start of the Lions' Sectional 35 final with Westview last weekend.
Jr. high wrestling
Lincoln closes regular season at perfect 20-0
The Lincoln Junior High wrestlers closed their regular season at an unblemished 20-0 as they defeated their rivals from Lakeview Warsaw by a score of 93-18 on Tuesday night.
Most of the boys wrestled well, but three matches in particular stood out as Cody Allmon at 95 pounds, Triston Rodriguez at 115 pounds and Colton Schuler at 155 pounds all wrestled tough opponents but still pulled out victories for the young Rockies.
PLYMOUTH â€” Staff sergeant Jerry Nenycz, of Plymouth, recently won the preliminary 2012 Indiana Soldier and Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year Competition, and will head to the state competition at the end of this month/
Qualifying soldiers will compete against each other for the title of "Soldier of the Year" for Indiana.
To see a video from the regional competition, follow the link below: http://link.backlight.tv/innguard/videos/nco-and-soldier-qualifications-...
Dorothy E. Neidig
September 29, 1920 â€“ March 6, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Dorothy E. â€śDotâ€ť Neidig, 91, a resident of McQueenâ€™s Addition in Plymouth, passed away Tuesday evening, March 6, 2012 in the Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center - Plymouth.
Dot was born in Plymouth September 29, 1920, the daughter of Samuel R. and Edith N. (Neff) Phillips.
Roger S. Gaff
March 6, 2012
KENDALVILLE â€” Roger S. Gaff, 87, Kendallville, died Tuesday, March 6, at 9:47 a.m. at his residence
Phyllis Lou Woodward
March 4, 2012
MONTEREY â€”Â Phyllis Lou Woodward, 82, of Monterey died at 11:12 p.m. March 4, 2012 at the Heart Center of Indiana in Indianapolis.
Phyllis is survived by her daughters, Sherry (Tom) Hunneshagen and Renita (Jim) Potthoff of Monterey, and Kim Woodward of Plano, Texas; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.