April 20th, 2011
Clara Berneice Baker
Aug. 20, 1916 â€“ April 17, 2011Â
PLYMOUTH â€” Clara Berneice Baker, 94, a lifetime Plymouth resident, died at 6 p.m. Sunday, April 17, 2011 at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, Plymouth.
The daughter of Grover and May Coyle Rensberger, she was born August 20, 1916 in Plymouth.Â She attended Linkville School.
Clara was first married to Carroll Baker who preceded her in death Feb. 8, 1957. She then married Cleo Vance Hershberger who preceded her in death Jan. 15, 1979, and was later married to Dale Baker who preceded her in death Feb. 24, 2000.
Tyler Brant Wiegand
May 4, 1993 â€” April 16, 2011
NORTH LIBERTY â€” Tyler Brant Wiegand, 17, of North Liberty, Ind., passed away Saturday morning, April 16, 2011 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born May 4, 1993 in South Bend, Ind., to Jason E. and Carla C. (Nickles) Wiegand.
Tyler is survived by his parents; sister, Alyssa Wiegand of the University of Indianapolis; brother, Phillip Wiegand of North Liberty; grandfather, Nelson E. Nickles of Walkerton, Ind.; and grandmother, June M. Wiegand of Walkerton.
Raymond E. Beck
Feb. 26, 1921 â€” April 17, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€“ Raymond E. Beck, 90, a Plymouth resident since 1994, coming from LaPorte, died at 10:30 p.m. Sunday, April 17, 2011 at the Carriage Way residence he made with his son and family.
The son of Fred S. and Lela Smith Beck, Ray was born in Dayville, Ore. Feb. 26, 1921. He later moved with his family to Chicago suburb of Harvey, Ill.
Feb. 23, 1943, Ray and Minnie Ada Madsen were married in Harvey. The following day, he was shipped out to Europe and there crossed Normandy Beach. Minnie preceded him in death Dec. 29, 2000.
Shirley J. Roberts
April 16, 2011
WILLOWBROOK, Ill. â€”Â Shirley J. Roberts, age 63, is at rest April 16, 2011. She was the loving wife of Keith R. White; dear sister of Bobbi Roberts and the late Arla Roberts; and beloved daughter of the late Maryalice and John E. Roberts.
Visitation will be Tuesday, April 19 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Adolf Funeral Home 7000 S. Madison St; Willowbrook. Funeral services will be Wednesday with visitation from 10:30 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. at Hinsdale United Methodist Church 945 S. Garfield Ave; Hinsdale. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
April 18, 2011
GREENWOOD â€” Monagene Barbknecht, 90, of Greenwood, Ind., died at 10 a.m. Monday, April 18, 2011 at Greenwood Village.
Arrangements are pending with Van Gilder Funeral Home, 300 W. Madison St., Plymouth.
James A. Flower
April 17, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” James A. Flower, 69, of Plymouth, died April 17, 2011 at his residence, of natural causes.
He is survived by his wife, Vernell; sons, James Adam (Lori) Flower of Argos, and Lloyd Clemmons (Linda) Flower of Argos; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Clayton E. Klingerman
Oct. 18, 1946 â€“ April 15, 2011
ROCHESTER â€”Â Clayton E. Klingerman, 64, formerly of Bremen, passed away suddenly at his Rochester home Friday evening, April 15, 2011 due to an apparent heart attack.
Clayton was born in Bremen, the son of Chester Earl and Catherine Elma (Williams) Klingerman Oct. 18, 1946. He was raised on the farm where he came to appreciate the outdoors, livestock and animals of all kinds. He graduated from Bremen High School with the class of 1964.
Marvin C. Miller
Aug. 11, 1937 â€“ April 16, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” Marvin C. Miller, 73, a resident of Menominee Trail, Plymouth, died following an illness Saturday, April 16, 2011 at Born Aug. 11, 1937 in Mishawaka, he was the only child of Wilbur F. and Ferrel M. (Jones) Miller. After moving to Plymouth he graduated from Lincoln High School in 1955.
The 18-year-old redhead enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served from the summer of his graduation until 1958. Marv was proud to have been included on the maiden voyage of the U.S.S. Saratoga and experience the deck landing of President Eisenhower.
Tyler Brant Wiegand
May 4, 1993-April 16, 2011
NORTH LIBERTY â€”Â Tyler Brant Wiegand is survived by his parents, Jason E. and Carla C. Wiegand of North Liberty; sister, Alyssa Wiegand, University of Indianapolis; brother, Phillip Wiegand, at home; grandparents, Nelson E. Nickles of Walkerton and June M. Wiegand of Walkerton.
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth ace Richie Luva has been working on his control.
The lessons heâ€™s learned paid dividends for the Pilgrims in their Northern Lakes Conference opener Monday as Luva pitched a complete seven-inning shutout, and Plymouth opened conference play with a 4-0 win over visiting Elkhart Memorial at Bill Nixon Field.
ELKHART â€” Down 4-1 going into the seventh, theÂ Plymouth softball teamÂ madeÂ a big inning happen when they needed one, scoring four times in the top of the inning to take the lead, then holding off Elkhart Memorial as Marissa Sullivan fanned Tayler Miller in an eight-pitch at bat with the tying run on third for a 5-4 Lady Pilgrims win to open the Northern Lakes Conference season.
Sullivan and Memorialâ€™s Ali Iavagnilio were locked in a scoreless duel until the bottom of the fifth when Lauren Strausberger sent a three-run homer over the center field fence to put the Crimson Chargers on top.