Death notices 3-22-12

Victor E. Stockman
March 19, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Victor E. Stockman, 84, a resident of Hope Boulevard in Plymouth, died at 12:59 p.m. Monday, March 19, 2012 in Pilgrim Manor Care Center.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou; a daughter; Vickie L. (Ken) Knipp of Colorado Springs, Colo.; a son, Wayne A. (Becky) Stockman of Plymouth, six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Friday, March 23 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.  Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 24 in the Sunrise Chapel, 11802 Lincolnway East in Plymouth where visitation will continue one hour prior to services.
Preferred are memorial gifts to the Church or Gideon International – Bible Program.
Burial will follow in the New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.
A complete story will appear in the Thursday edition of the Pilot News.

Jimmy Coates
March 19, 2012
LEESBURG — Jimmy “JW” Coates, Leesburg, 47, died Monday, at Parkview North Hospital in Fort Wayne, resulting from injuries from a moped accident Saturday evening near Etna Green.
Surviving is a daughter, Codi Coates, Etna Green; mother, Janice M. Goodwin, Washington; sisters, Sandra Larsen, Montana, Debbie Griffin, Florida, Cheryl Marshall, Seattle, Wash., Pamela Tucker, Mississippi, Monica Pittman, Louisiana; and brother, Michael Coates, Florida.
Cremation will take place and there will be visitation from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee Friday, March 23, where a memorial service will follow at 4:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be given to the Jimmy Coates Memorial Fund.

Harriett J. Klinedinst
March 19, 2012
WALKERTON — Harriett J. Klinedinst, 98, died Monday March 19, 2012.
Nusbaum-Elkin Funeral Home, Walkerton in charge of arrangements.

Williard G. Messman
March 20, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Williard G. Messman, 80, a resident of West Lincoln Highway, Plymouth, died at his home Tuesday morning.
Service arrangements are incomplete at this time with the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home in Plymouth.