Death Notices 11-3-10: Larry Lee Good, Earl R. Miller, Susan ‘Sue’ Wickens, Marjorie L. Van Vactor

Larry Lee Good
Nov. 2, 2010
ROCHESTER — Larry Lee Good, 70, of Rochester, died at 12:30 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 2 at Woodlawn Hospital.    
He is survived by his wife, Pat; daughter, Angelina (Doug) Anderson of Rochester; son, Mike (Julie) Good of Plymouth; sisters: Pauline Stevenson of Monticello, Marlene (Ed) Kelly of Naples, Fla., Joyce (Bill) Black of Logansport, and Janet Shambarger of Fulton; brother, Loyal “Junior” (Maryanne) Good of West Lafayette; and three grandchildren. 
Visitation will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5 at Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St. Rochester.
Funeral services will take place at 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Fulton County Relay for Life.

Earl R. Miller
Nov. 1, 2010
NAPPANEE — Earl R. Miller, 47, of Nappanee, died at 1:41 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1, 2010.
He is survived by his wife, Viola Mae; sons: David (Karen Yoder) Miller of Etna Green; Nathan, Reuben, Jason, Toby, Omar and Luke Miller, all at home; daughters: Naomi, Marie, Cora, Esther, and Leah Miller, all at home; mother, Wilma Miller of Nappanee; brothers: Glen R. (Barbara) Miller of Milford, Marlin R. Sharon Miller of Bremen, Everet R. (Monica) Miller of Milford, Lester R. (Naomi) Miller of Milford, Leon R. (Marlene) Miller of Milford, and Edwin R. (Martha) Miller of Nappanee; mother and father-in-law, Eli and Elizabeth (Bontrager) Chupp of Nappanee; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation took place after 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2 and all day Wednesday, Nov. 3 at the family residence, 9612 W. 1050 N., Nappanee.
Funeral services will take place at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 4 at the family residence.
Burial will follow at Graber Cemetery.
Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
Condolences may be made to the family via the funeral home’s website at

Susan ‘Sue’ Wickens
Nov. 1, 2010
PLYMOUTH — Susan “Sue” Wickens, 56, of Plymouth, died Monday, Nov. 1, 2010 at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at the Van Gilder Funeral Home, 300 W. Madison St., Plymouth and from 10 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, 6835 Union Road, Plymouth.
Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church Moving Forward Fund, Plymouth Community Swim Club, IOPO or the Plymouth Volunteer EMS.
Condolences may be made to the family via the funeral home’s website at

Marjorie L. Van Vactor
Oct. 21, 1931 – Oct. 31, 2010
PLYMOUTH — Marjorie (Mudge) Van Vactor, 79, died at 6:58 p.m., Oct. 31, 2010, at Pilgrim Manor.
She is survived by her sons, David R. (Chris) Van Vactor and Stephen J. (Maria) Van Vactor; daughters, Barbara V. (David) Miller and Patricia L. (Edward) Wright; brothers, John (Grace) Hutchings of Enid, Okla. and Jim Hutchings of Indianapolis; sisters: Liz Smith of Orland Park, Ill. and Phyllis Kelsey, Ada Petill, Helen (Larry) Beedy, Susie Newman and Toni Hutchings, all of Plymouth; 16 grandchildren, 40 nieces and nephews and 12 great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3 at Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth. 
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 4 in the First United Methodist Church, 400 N. Michigan St., Plymouth, with visitation one hour prior to the service. The Rev. Matthew Pickut will officiate.
Burial will be in New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Memorial gifts be made to the First United Methodist Church Choir, 400 N. Michigan St., Plymouth, the Plymouth Fireman’s Memorial Scholarship Fund c/o the Marshall County Community Foundation, 2701N. Michigan St., Plymouth, or the Center for Hospice Care, 112 S. Center St., Plymouth.
Notes of condolence may be sent to the family through the website: