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July 22nd, 2011

Hackworth pitches Post 27 past Highland

July 23, 2011

PLYMOUTH — One down, two to go.
James Hackworth pitched a three-hit gem, and Plymouth’s modified lineup produced 14 hits as Post 27 dimed Highland Post 180 12-1 in an abbreviated seven-inning contest in the first round of American Legion Baseball Regional action Friday night at Bill Nixon Field.
Plymouth will take on South Bend Post 50 — which topped Bristol Post 143 11-1 in eight innings in the regional opener Friday — at 1 p.m. Saturday.

“James Whitcomb Riley” will visit Culver July 30

July 22, 2011

Another Hoo­sier literary leg­end associated with Lake Max­inkuckee will be celebrated Saturday, July 30, starting at 11 a.m., when James Whit­comb Riley (or, to be exact, per­former Henry Ryder paying tribute to Riley in dress, style, and speech) vis­its the area.

July 21st

Death notice 7-21-11

July 21, 2011

Albert ‘Al’ L. Odiorne
July 19, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Albert “Al” L. Odiorne, 87, of Plymouth died July 19, 2011 at 8:20 a.m. in his residence.
Survivors include his wife, Blanche; sons, Tom (Alom) Odiorne of Atlanta, Steve (Cindy) Odiorne of Plymouth; daughter, Marcia (Tim) Barts of Bremen; five grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Isabel Kitson and Gertie (Dutch) Schaal.
Memorial contributions may be given to the family.
The Mishler Funeral Home in Bremen is assisting the family with arrangements.

Russell (Pete) M. Porcher

July 21, 2011

Russell (Pete) M. Porcher
July 20, 2011
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. — Russell (Pete) M. Porcher, 95, of Sevierville, Tenn. passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2011. Mr. Porcher was a sheet metal worker and union member for more than 50 years and his hobbies included fishing and intricate woodworking. 
He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma Warner Porcher; parents, Harry and Laura Porcher; grandson, Scott W. Plummer; and brothers, Howard and Clarence Porcher.
He is survived by a daughter, Kay Williams; niece, Eleanor Heckaman; and nephew, Charles Porcher.

Death notices 7-20-11

July 21, 2011

Charles Edward Morgan
July 18, 2011
ROCHESTER — Charles Edward Morgan, 98, of 5578 N. 100 W, Rochester, died at 10:45 p.m., Monday, July 18, 2011 at Life Care Center of Rochester.
He is survived by three daughters, Sonja (Phillip) Mow of Middletown, Del., Pat (Gary) Huppert of Rochester, and Lori (Bobby) Schoen of Rochester; daughter-in-law, Joyce Morgan of Nashville, Tenn; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Death notices 7-19-11

July 21, 2011

Robert K. Casad
July 16, 2011
LAKEVILLE — Robert K. Casad, 78, of Bonifay, Fla., formerly of Lakeville died July 16, 2011.
He is survived by his children, Debra Ferguson, Danny Casad and Douglas Casad, all of Lakeville; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Dolores Clady and Esther Casad and brother, Harry Casad Jr., all of Lakeville.
Private burial will take place at Southlawn Cemetery, South Bend. Palmer Funeral Home-Lakeville is handling the arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to

Robert William Ott
July 14, 2011

Ray Miller

July 21, 2011

Ray Miller
Aug. 6, 1928-July 17, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Ray W. Miller, 82, of 17372 Lincoln Highway, Plymouth, passed away at 10:10 p.m., Sunday, July 17, 2011, at the V.A. Hospital in Marion.

Lowell R. Greenlee

July 21, 2011

Lowell R. Greenlee
Feb. 26, 1925-July 17, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Longtime Plymouth businessman, Lowell R. Greenlee, 86, passed away Sunday morning, July 17, 2011 at 5:50 a.m. in the Bremen Health Care of natural causes. Lowell was an Olive Trail resident in Plymouth for the past 50 years.
He was born in Plymouth Feb. 26, 1925, the son of Robert E. and Rena M. (Lawrence) Greenlee.

Death notices 7-18-11

July 21, 2011

Marjorie M. Terpstra
July 14, 2011
ROCHESTER — Marjorie M. Terpstra, 84, of Rochester died at 1:44 p.m., Thursday, July 14, 2011 at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.
She is survived by a daughter, Patricia Ann Terpstra of Wright City, Mo.; a son, Peter William (Connie) Terpstra II of Athens; four grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. 
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 20 in the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester.

Mary Jean Yockey

July 21, 2011

Mary Jean Yockey
Sept. 24, 1925-July 16, 2011
BREMEN — Mary Jean Yockey, 85, of Bremen passed away Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 10:50 a.m. at the Bremen Health Care Center after a brief illness. She graduated from Bremen High School in 1943 and was the class salutatorian. She was a farmwife and also worked at Boremans, and retired from Universal Bearings.
Mary was born Sept. 24, 1925 in Columbia City to Elery E. and Mary Brown Wakeman Wolfe.
Oct. 22, 1946 Mary married Ernest Alden Yockey, who preceded her in death.

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