Archive - Obituary
April 23rd, 2014
Dawn M. Ewing
Jan. 2, 1971 - Nov. 13, 2013
TIPPECANOE âÂ Dawn M. Ewing, age 42, died Nov. 13, 2013 in Florida.
She was born Jan. 2, 1971 in Muncie to Glenn R and Joan Smith.
Maximino âMaxâ Mata
May 7, 1965 - April 19, 2014
PLYMOUTH âÂ Maximino âMaxâ Mata, age 48, of Plymouth, passed away at 10:19 a.m., on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.
Max was born on May 7, 1965, in Santa Rosa, Texas, to Marcelino G. and Maria I. (Longoria) Mata. Max and Crystal Bollenbacher, were married on April 7, 2012, in Plymouth. Max was a machine operator for Bourbon Plastics. He was a member of Saint Michael Catholic Church, in Plymouth.
Robert L. Allmon
April 21, 2014
MISHAWAKA âÂ Robert L. Allmon, 70, of Mishawaka, died at 3:10 p.m. April 21, 2014 at Michiana Health & Rehab Center, Mishawaka.
Services are pending at Van Gilder Funeral Home.
Ellen Marie Ransbottom
April 21, 2014
SOUTH BEND âÂ Ellen Marie Ransbottom, 76, of South Bend, died April 21, 2014.
Palmer Funeral Home-Guisinger Chapel is handling arrangements.
April 19, 2014
PLYMOUTH âÂ Max Mata, 48, died at 10:19 a.m., Saturday, April 19, 2014, at his home in Plymouth. Van Gilder Funeral Home is handling the pending arrangements.
Oct. 5, 1928 â April 4, 2014
CULVER âÂ John Kowatch, 85, of Culver passed away on April 4, 2014 at 11:27 p.m., at the Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center in Plymouth.
John was born on Oct. 5, 1928 in rural Marshall County. He was one of five children born to the late John (Vada) Kowatch. John fell in love and married Diane Hellstrom. He was a Culver High School graduate, and worked at Young Door in Plymouth for many years. In Culver it was very normal to see John riding around town on his bicycle, usually twice a day. He also did string art.
Robert H. Kurtz
July 6, 1931 - April 15, 2014
WALKERTON âÂ Robert Henry Kurtz, age 82,Â passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014 in Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka.
Gerald M. Hess
April 7, 1917 - April 15, 2014
MUNCIE âÂ Gerald M. Hess, age 97, of Muncie and formerly of Argos died April 15, 2014 in the Westminster Village Nursing Home. He had been in declining health for the past year.
Phyllis J. Bender
April 28, 1927 â April 15, 2014
ST. JOHN â Phyllis J. Bender, 86, formerly of the Schererville area, passed away at 9:06 a.m. on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at the Golden Living Nursing Home, Merrillville.
Born to Leo and Ilo Marie (Brewer) Sickmiller on April 28, 1927, Phyllis grew up in Plymouth. She graduated from Plymouth High School in 1945.
Phyllis married Kenneth LeRoy Bender in Plymouth on Oct. 4, 1947. The couple moved to the St. John/Schererville area, where they would make their home for more than 50 years. He would precede her in death on Dec. 4, 1976.
April 15, 2014
ROCHESTER âÂ Norma Rowe, 73, of Rochester died April 15, 2014Â at Life Care Center of Rochester.Â
Arrangements are with the Good Family Funeral Home, Rochester.
Tiffany Elaine Stevens
April 13, 2014
ROCHESTER âÂ Tiffany Elaine Stevens, 27, died April 13, 2014.
Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester is in charge of arrangements.
Feb. 18, 1955 â Feb. 22, 2014
PLYMOUTH â Mike McFarland, 59, of Plymouth died on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. He was born in Burr Oak on Feb. 18, 1955 to the late Robert (Burr Head) and Phebe C. (Aley) McFarland.
He was a retired Water, Wastewater Superintendent and a Supervisor at Donnite Corp. until it closed. He worked hard along side his father (Burr Head) teaching 4-H, shooting sports, care and upkeep of the equipment. As well as a Hunter Education Instructor. Mike was a standing member of NRA, NIOA, AWWA, and IWEA.