Death notices 8-10-11

May V. Dixon
Aug. 8, 2011
PLYMOUTH — May V. Dixon, 97, died Aug. 8, 2011 at Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home, Plymouth of natural causes.
She is survived by a son, Lewis E. Troyer of Florida; brother, Donald E. Gross of Rochester; and two grandchildren.
Visitation is Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth.
Funeral service is Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011 at 1 p.m. at Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home.
Burial will be at Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Condolences may be sent to the family at

Leeroy Gross
June 6, 2010
PLYMOUTH — Lifetime Plymouth resident Leeroy Gross, 70, of 905 Berkley St. died at 12:52 p.m. June 6, 2010 in St. Joseph Medical Center, Mishawaka.
He is survived by three sons, Rick (Sherry) Gross, Clay Center, Kan., Greg (Tracey) Gross, Argos and Robert Cook, Clay Center, Kan.; sisters, Barbara (Harry) Fisher, Plymouth, Janet Boyer, South Bend, Linda Johnson, Phoenix, Ariz., Mary (Jerry) Krick, Plymouth; brothers, Dale (Tammy) Gross, Rochester and David Gross, South Bend; 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Family graveside services will be held Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011 in the New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth is in charge of arrangements.

Wanda Lee Niere
Aug. 8, 2011
BREMEN — Wanda Lee Niere, 72, of Bremen died Monday, Aug. 8, 2011 at Memorial Hospital, South Bend.
Survivors include daughter, Willett (Lawrence) Hooten of New Carlisle and son, Martin (Irma) Niere of Plymouth; three grandchildren; several brothers and sisters.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, 2011 at Mishler Funeral Home, Bremen and burial will follow at the Bremen Cemetery.
Visitation is one hour before the service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bremen VFW.

Navona Brown
Aug. 8, 2011
WARSAW — Navona Brown, 65, of Warsaw died Aug. 8, 2011 at 5:24 p.m. in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
She is survived by her husband, George F. Brown of Warsaw; daughters, Leveda (Sam) Bird of Bourbon, Cheryl Yvette Hartman of Warsaw; son, Jason Ray Brown of Warsaw; five grandchildren; brother, Jerry Rice and sister, Brenda Rice Craig, both of Pathfork, Ky.
Funeral services will be Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011 with visitation one hour prior to the service at McHatton Sadler Funeral Chapel in Warsaw. Burial will be at the Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 6415 Castleway West Drive, Suite 114, Indianapolis, IN 46250.
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