Death notices 4-11-11: Clem, Coplen, Dawson, Johnson, Keating, Kuhns

Dale Clem
April 9, 2011
NAPPANEE — Dale Clem, 90, of Nappanee, died at 5:20 p.m. Saturday, April 9, 2011 at his home after a two-year battle with Multiple Myeloma Cancer. 
He is survived by his wife, Jo Ann Clem; a son, Todd (Barb) Clem of Goshen; daughters, Lynette (Greg) Kirkdorffer and Dee (Larry) Bricker, both of Nappanee; five grandchildren; and a brother, Dan (Edna) Clem of Nokomis, Fla. 
Visitation will take place from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 12 at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee and for one hour prior to the funeral services Wednesday.
Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 13 at Union Center Church of the Brethren. 
Burial will follow in Union Center Cemetery
Memorial contributions may be made to United Cancer Services of Elkhart County, Goshen Care at Home Hospice, Ribbon of Hope, or Union Center Church of the Brethren.
Condolences may be made to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.tlyfh.com.

Cindy S. Coplen
April 9, 2011
NAPPANEE — Cindy S. Coplen, 52, of Nappanee, died Saturday, April 9, 2011 at her residence after an extended illness.
She is survived by her husband Don; daughter, Monica (Justin) Cannon of Syracuse; sons, Ryan and D.J., both of Warsaw; three grandchildren; sisters: Candy (Jerry) Housouer of Nappanee, Connie Reynolds of Rochester, and Laurie (Todd) Landry of Warsaw; and a brother Mike Elliott of Warsaw.
A memorial service will take place at a later time.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cindy Coplen Memorial Fund.
Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee is assisting the family with arrangements.
Condolences may be made to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.tlyfh.com.

Joyce I. Dawson
April 9, 2011
HEBER CITY, Utah — Joyce I. Dawson, 85, of Heber City, Utah, formerly of Plymouth, died Saturday, April 9, 2011 at Rocky Mountain Care Center, Heber City.
Arrangements are pending with Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth.

Todd E. Johnson
April 9, 2011
CULVER — Todd E. Johnson, 47, of Culver, died April 9, 2011 at Saint Joseph Regional Hospital, Fort Wayne.
Arrangements are pending with Van Gilder Funeral Home, 300 W. Madison St., Plymouth.

John Robert Keating
April 8, 2011
PLYMOUTH — John Robert Keating, 48, of Plymouth, died at 12:46 p.m. Friday, April 8, 2011 at his residence.
He is survived by his mother, Dorothy, of Plymouth; brothers: Patrick and Brian Keating of Plymouth and Thomas Keating of Gary; sister, Sharon Dilts of Plymouth; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A private service will be held at a later date.
Burial will take place at New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Condolences may be made to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.johnson-danielson.com.

Martha Plank Kuhns
April 9, 2011
BREMEN — Martha Plank Kuhns, 71, of Bremen, died at 8:55 p.m., Saturday, April 9, 2011, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center after a sudden illness. 
She is survived by her husband, Roman; sons: Ivan Ray (Norma) Kuhns and LaMar R. (Lorene) Kuhns, both of Bremen, Levi Jay (Mary), Kuhns of Shipshewana, and Homer R. (Clara) Kuhns of Arcola, Ill.; daughters: Rosetta Kuhns of Bremen, Lorene (Darrell) Borkholder and Carol (Paul) Graber, both of Nappanee, Esther (Devon) Schwartz of Etna Green, and Freida (Keith) Abbott of Sheridan, Ill.; 41 grandchildren; brothers: Lonnie (Verna) Plank, Ivan (Clara Mae) Plank, and Orie (Barbara) Plank, all of Arthur, Ill., Norman (Emma Mae) Plank of Arcola, Ill., and Jerry Plank of Westmoreland, Tenn.; and sisters: Mary Ann (Joseph) Bontrager of Centerville, Mich., Lucy Stutzman of Sullivan, Ill., and Vera (Andy) Jess of Arthur, Ill.  S
Visitation will take place from 2 p.m. Monday, April 11 and all day Tuesday at the Ronnie Miller residence, 1184 3rd Road, Bremen. 
Funeral services will take place at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 13 at the Miller residence. 
Burial will follow in Weldy Cemetery. 
Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Condolences may be made to the family via the funeral home’s website at www.tlyfh.com.