Archive - Obituary
February 2nd, 2012
Marion J. Grodowski
December 28, 1920 â€“ January 31, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€“ Marion J. Grodowski, 91, a resident of Plymouth since 1935 has died of natural causes. His death occurred at 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012 in the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center - Plymouth.
Kent N. Adkins
Jan. 25, 2012
WALKERTON â€”Â Kent Noel Adkins, 55, of St. Albans, W.Va, formerly of Walkerton, died Jan. 25, 2012 in his home in West Virginia.
Survivors include two daughters, Lisa Krulik of Bremen and Laura Adkins of Knox; two brothers, Jim Adkins of Tennessee and Joe Adkins of Teegarden; three sisters, Donna Erdelyi of Walkerton, Linda Adkins of South Bend and Loretta Smith of Ohio and six grandchildren.Â
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. â€” Albert Byron Chipman III, Pioneer of Retail Store Design, disabled World War II veteran, District Rotary Governor, Championship Master Swimmer and City Councilman, passed away Friday evening in Schaumburg.
Albert was born April 29, 1922 in Rochester. He grew up in Plymouth, where his father was the Marshall County Judge. The family lived across from the iconic Midwestern courthouse located on the square in the middle of town where his father presided over court.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Merle Eugene Eckert Sr., 82, passed away at 5:10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at his residence, 19431 W. Lincoln Way, Plymouth.
Merle was born the son of Floyd and Cora F. Reynolds Eckert Oct. 13, 1929. He had lived in Marshall County all of his life and graduated from LaPaz High School with the class of 1949.
July 6, 1952, in the 1st Assembly of God Church, Merle and Melissa Marie Gaines were married. Melissa died Dec. 7, 2009.
Merle served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
Dec. 25, 1922-Jan. 4, 2012
STURGIS, Mich. â€”Â Donald L. Fisher, 89, passed away Jan. 4, 2012 at his home in Sturgis, Mich. with his family by his side. Donald was born Dec. 25, 1922 in Plymouth to Floyd and Vera Fisher. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Robert.
Oct. 28, 1962-Jan. 24, 2012
DECATUR, Ill. â€”Â Scott Todd Thomas, 49, of 1640 N. Church St., Decatur, Ill., passed away at 4:40 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, at Prairie Rose Health Care Center, in Pana, Ill.Â
Scott was born Oct. 28, 1962, in Milwaukee, Wis., to Thomas and Julie (Bethke) Thomas.Â
James H. Pinckard
Jan. 19, 1936-Jan. 27, 2012
CULVER â€”Â James H. Pinckard, 76, of Culver, formerly of Chicago Heights, Ill. died Jan. 27, 2012.
He is survived by sons, James, Thomas (Paula) and Scott (Laura) Pinckard; grandchildren, Matthew J., Matthew L., Daniel, Sarah, Caroline and Jonathan Pinckard. He was the son of the late Helen Pinckard-Robertson, and former husband of Celeste nee Pilotto.
Audrey R. Caslow
Jan. 27, 2012
LUTHERVILLE, Md. â€”Â Audrey R. Caslow (nee Reus), died Jan. 27, 2012. She was a member of St. Paulâ€™s Lutheran Church, Lutherville, Md. for more than 50 years. She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond Caslow, Jr.; devoted mother of Linda Zeider and her husband David of Plymouth, and Sharon Caslow. She is also survived by three grandchildren, David, Michael and Diana Zeider and three great-granddaughters.
Nov. 15, 1946-Jan. 28, 2012
BREMEN â€”Â Penny Aukerman, 65, of Bremen passed away surrounded by her family in the Community Hospital of Bremen Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. She was born in South Bend Nov. 15, 1946 to Robert and Francis (Croft) Blank. July 20, 1968 she married Ronald Aukerman in South Bend.
Aug. 10, 1942-Jan. 30, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Larry J. Cleveland, 69,Â of 737 Randolph St., Plymouth, passed away Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, at 2:25 a.m., at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.