Death notices 7-13-13

JoAnn Isban
July 12, 2013
PLYMOUTH — JoAnn T. Isban, 84, of Plymouth, died at 10:50 a.m. Friday, July 12, 2013 in her home.
Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013 at St. Michael Church.
Burial will be in the New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Online condolences may be sent at

Lester D. Kline
July 11, 2013
ELKHART — Lester D. Kline, 91, formerly of Elkhart, died at 8:30 p.m., Thursday at Miller’s Merry Manor, Wakarusa.
He is survived by daughters, Joann Albert, South Bend, Judy Baker, Elkhart; sons, Wayne (Cheryl) Kline, Goshen, Dennis Kline, Ft. Wayne; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Doris Masterman, Plymouth; and brother, Harold Kline, Avon Park, Fla.
Visitation is from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Wakarusa, followed by funeral services at 4 p.m. Burial will be in Olive East Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to The Center For Hospice.

David ‘Fred’ Hockert
July 11, 2013
NAPPANEE — David “Fred” Hockert, 75, of Nappanee, died unexpectedly of natural causes, Thursday, July 11, 2013 at Elkhart General Hospital.
He is survived by his wife, Linda; daughter, Beth (Brad) Sechrist, Nappanee; two grandchildren; sister, Candace (Robert) Schnepp, Beiverton, Mich.; and brother, Steve (Kathy) Hockert, Nappanee.
Visitation is from 3-6 p.m. Monday at the Nappanee Missionary Church Chapel, followed by funeral services at 6 p.m. Burial will be in South Union Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to the Nappanee Missionary Church for the Kenya Baby Center. Arrangements are with Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee.
Virginia L (Smith) McCormick
June 13, 2013
ATLANTA, Ga. — Virginia L (Smith) McCormick, 83, formerly of Tyner, died at 7:35 a.m. Thursday, June 13, 2013 at United Health Post Acute Care in Atlanta, Ga.
She is survived by five brothers, Donald (Rosemary) Smith of Aberdeen, Wash., Earl (Trudy) Smith of Niles, Mich., William “Bill” (Sue Kay) Smith of Plymouth, John (Beverly) Smith of St. Louis, Mo., James (Mary) Smith of Plymouth; two sisters, Dorthy (Dusty) Lane of Covina, Calif., Mary Anne Smith of Las Vegas, Nev.; and stepson, Bruce McCormick of Akron, Ohio.
Memorial service will be held at 12 p.m. July 20, 2013 at Arlington Memorial Park, 201 Mt Vernon Road NW, Atlanta, GA 30328.

Stanley E. Mutti
July 10, 2013
BREMEN — Stanley E. Mutti, 78, of South Bend and Bremen, died at St. Joseph’s Medical Center on July 10, 2013 after a short illness.
Visitation will be held from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, July 14, 2013 in the Mishler Funeral Home, Bremen, followed by a memorial service at 4 p.m.
Memorial donations may be made to the Bremen “Dollars for Scholars” program.   

Marie R. Clark    
July 10, 2013
SOUTH BEND — Marie R. Clark, 56, died at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2013 in Rivercrest Specialty Hospital, Mishawaka.
She is survived by her son, Ryan S. Clark of Monterey; her father, Cecil Clark of Nashville, Tenn.; and a sister, Janet (William Jr.) Pietsch.
Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2013 in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth. Funeral services will immediately follow visitation in the funeral home at 6 p.m.
Memorial gifts may be made to the family.
Online condolences may be sent at