Archive - 2013
LIGONIER â€” With a long layover since their last meet and a change of equipment at West Noble, Plymouthâ€™s gymnastics team had to shake off a little rust Monday.
The Lady Pilgrims performed well enough to get the road win, defeating the Chargers, 95.9-81.275. The team had last competed nine days prior when they defeated Lowell in their first dual meet of the year.
A host of area football players received Academic All-State nominations as the Indiana Football Coaches Association released its annual list recently.
Plymouthâ€™s Adam Lacefiled and Christian Wiers both made the list, while Culver Community also saw a pair of players named in Allen Betts and Micah Budzinski.
Culver Military received four Academic All-State distinctions in Beau Eckstein, Eric Maudhuit, Frank Slykas and Caleb Jadrich, and Tritonâ€™s D.J. Riffle also made the team.
Ronald L. Holloway
May 14, 1925-Jan. 19, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€” Ronald L. Holloway, a Plymouth resident since 1963, passed away at his home Saturday, Jan. 19 at 11:25 a.m. following an illness. At the age of 87, until his health would not allow, he continued to have a daily presence as the owner and operator along with his two sons of Holloway Electric Motor Services in Rochester. He maintained the attitude of â€śnot going to retireâ€ť after 52 years of continued service to the area of rebuilding electric motors.
J. Mardell Gardner
June 30, 1927-Jan. 18, 2013
Feb. 17, 1915-Jan. 18, 2013
NAPPANEE â€”Â Fawn Heisler, 97, of Nappanee, formerly of Etna Green passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2013 at 4:45 a.m. in LuAnn Nursing Home.
Randy E. Swango
March 19, 1951-Jan. 17, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€” Randy Earl Swango, age 61, a Plymouth resident for the past 29 years, died suddenly at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center-Plymouth Campus, after failing health that he has had for the past 12 years.
Randy, the son of Melvin E and Norma Jean (Bishop) Swango, was born March 19, 1951 in Rochester. He attended Rochester schools.
He was the beloved husband of Cindy M. (Patrick) Swango, who survives. They were married Feb. 14, 1987 in Plymouth.
Robert Guy Kepler
Dec. 28, 1922-Jan. 17, 2013
CULVER â€”Â Robert Kepler, 90, Culver, passed away at his home at 3:25 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013.
Born the third of five children of Guy Vernon Kepler and Trella Elizabeth Thompson Kepler, â€śBobâ€ť was born Dec. 28, 1922 in a log cabin on the family farm on 18th Road east of Culver, Union Township, Marshall County. Bobâ€™s family included his parents, brother Bill (Pat) Kepler, sisters Helen (Phil) Peer, Letty (Ralph) Masten and Jane (Cecil) Warner.
Hilda Bautz Williams
Oct. 11, 1924-Jan. 7, 2013
CAPE CORAL, Fla. â€”Â Cape Coral, Fla. resident Hilda Williams died Jan. 7, 2013 at Gulf Coast Hospital in Fort Myers, Fla. Hilda was an extraordinary, one-of-a-kind wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Her family and friends will always remember her ever optimistic spirit, her never ending energy and her wise and truthful words. She will be greatly missed.
Monday, Jan. 21
Plymouth gymnastics at West Noble 6 p.m.
Plymouth boys swimming at Tippecanoe Valley 6 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 22
Bremen boys basketball at Elkhart Christian 7:30 p.m.
Bremen wrestling at Marian 7 p.m.
Bremen girls basketball vs Elkhart Christian 7:30 p.m.
Culver Community girls basketball at Oregon-Davis 8 p.m.
Culver Girls Academy basketball at Mishawaka Marian 7:30 p.m.
Culver Military Academy basketball vs South Bend St. Joseph 7:30 p.m.
Culver Military Academy varsity A hockey vs St. Joseph at Notre Dame Compton Center
John Glennâ€™s Adam Dodson scored a reversal trailing 2-1 in the final period of his match with New Prairieâ€™s Wade Young to remain unbeaten this season and capture the 160-pound championship at the Northern State Conference Wrestling Meet at Jimtown Saturday.