Archive - Obituary
January 23rd, 2011
Nov. 10, 1934 âÂ Jan. 19, 2011
PLYMOUTH âÂ Chancey R. Bright, age 76, of west Jackson St., Plymouth, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, at 9:30 p.m., at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
Chancey was born Nov. 10, 1934, in Kosciusko County, to Earl and Marie (Allen) Bright.Â He proudly served his country in the United States Army (Screaming Eagles) during the Korean War.Â
Chancey married the former Marjorie Jolly, Nov. 9, 1957.Â Marjorie passed away in 2004.Â
Oct. 25, 1946 â Jan. 19, 2011
PLYMOUTH â Betty Jane Wright, 64, of Plymouth, died Wednesday, Jan, 19, 2011 at Our Lady of Peace Hospital in Mishawaka.Â
She was born Oct. 25, 1946 in Fort Wayne to the late Melvin Arnold and Pauline (Seitz) Wright.Â
She is survived by her sisters, Connie Vinson and Penny Wright both of Fort Wayne; brothers, Rick Wright and Keith Wright of Fort Wayne; a stepsister, Pam Beaman; stepmother, Pernie Wright; and aunt and uncle Bill and Reba Mullins, all of Fort Wayne; and several nieces and nephews.Â
Bernard âBernieâ Weiland
Jan. 21, 2011
ROCHESTER âÂ Bernard Paul âBernieâ Weiland, 84, of 3337 W.Â 450 N. Rochester, passed away at 7:45 a.m., Friday, Jan. 21, 2011 at Hickory CreekÂ at Rochester.
He is survived by two daughters, Michaelene (Brian) Jordan of Vicksburg, Mich. and Denise (Louis) DeMarco of Monee, Ill.; four grandchildren; a brother, Richard Weiland of Plymouth.
Visitation will take place from 12 to 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24 at Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester.
Funeral services will take place at 4 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.Â
Chancey R. Bright
Jan. 19, 2011
PLYMOUTH â Chancey R. Bright, 76, Plymouth, died at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
Arrangements are pending with Van Gilder Funeral Home, 300 W. Madison St., Plymouth.
James E. Kuykendoll Jr.
Jan. 18, 2011
ROCHESTER â James E. Kuykendoll Jr., 65, died at 3:45 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011 at his residence.
Nov. 15, 1922 âÂ Jan. 17, 2011
ARGOS âÂ Hazel F. Sullivan, 88, of E. 18th St., Rochester, formerly of Argos, died at 8:40 p.m. Monday, Jan. 17, 2011 at Hickory Creek Nursing Home, Rochester. She had been in declining health for four years.
She was born Nov. 15, 1922 in Rural Walnut Township, Marshall County, to Charles W. and Helen (Kepler) Hullinger and lived all of her life in the Argos Community.
Feb. 14, 1954 at St Johnâs Lutheran Church in Rochester, she married Gerald C. Sullivan. He preceded her in death Oct. 18, 1990. She was a farmerâs wife and homemaker
Russell âButchâ Ervin
Jan. 18, 2011
NAPPANEE â Russell âButchâ Ervin, 72, Nappanee, died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011 at Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis.
He is survived by his wife, Marianne Ervin; daughters, Brenda Ervin of Brownsburg and Beth (Donny) Sample of Goshen; a granddaughter; brother, Kenton (Jill) Ervin of Nappanee; and a brother-in-law, Kent Beehler of New Paris.
Visitation will take place from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22 and one hour prior to services Sunday at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, 950 N. Main St., Nappanee.
May 18, 1931 âÂ Jan. 17, 2011
ELKHART âÂ Chester W. Miller, age 79, a resident of Elkhart, passed away of natural causes Monday, Jan. 17, 2011 at 3:55 p.m. in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center of South Bend.
Chester was born the son of Ralph Miller and Ruth Felter Miller in Bourbon, May 18, 1931 and graduated from Bourbon High School in the class of 1949. He also enjoyed old cars, motorcycles, tractors, airplanes and most anything with a motor or that was mechanical.
July 19, 1919 â Jan. 14, 2011
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. âÂ Russell âPaulâ Pontius, 91, of Winter Haven, Fla., formerly of Walkerton, passed away Friday, Jan. 14, 2011 at his residence.
He was born July 19, 1919 in Walkerton, to the late Lawrence and Lucy Kilian Pontius.
On Nov. 8, 1940, Paul married Irene Cox who passed away in October of 1979.Â Paul and Helen Hundt were married in October of 1981 and she passed away in May of 1997.Â In June of 2000, Paul married Phyllis June Reim who survives. Â
Sept. 18, 1940 â Jan. 16, 2011
WARSAW â Dean Marshall Hoover of Wellington Drive, Warsaw, passed away into the loving arms of the Lord, Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011 at 3 p.m., at his residence, surrounded by his loving family, in Warsaw, at the age of 70.
He was born Sept. 18, 1940 in Red Cedar Township, Dunn County, Wis. to Horatio Worden Hoover and Frances Erna (Giese) Hoover. On Sept. 3, 1961 he was married to Kathryn A. Smith, who survives.
Dean served in the U.S. Navy from Sept. 24, 1957 until his honorable discharge March 6, 1961. He served on the USS Van Voorhis and the USS Hartley.
Donald E. Mattocks
Jan. 16, 2011
ROCHESTER â Donald E. Mattocks, 54, Rochester, died at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011 at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester.
Arrangements are pending with Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester.
Treva June Slusser
Jan. 16, 2011
BREMEN â Treva June Slusser, 83, of Bremen, died at 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011 at her residence.