Archive - Obituary
April 4th, 2011
April 1, 2011
PLYMOUTH â Mary Osborne, 83, of Plymouth passed away at 11:35 a.m. Friday, April 1, in the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka.
Service arrangements are incomplete at this time a will be available at a later date.
April 2, 2011
ROCHESTER â Mr. William âBillâ Fisher died at 3:32 p.m. Saturday, April 2 at Memorial Hospital of South Bend.
Survivors include his parents: Roy and Violet Fisher of Rochester; one brother: John Fisher (and wife Lee Ann) of Rochester; and neice Wendy Merrill and nephew Nathan Flory.
Paul R. Minix
February 26, 1955 - March 31, 2011
CULVER â Paul R. Minix, 56, of Culver, died at 12:15 p.m. Thursday, March 31, 2011 at his home, surrounded by his family.
He was born Feb. 26, 1955 in Winamac to Mitchell and Katherine (Bailey) Minix.
On July 14, 1973, in Knox, he married Donna J. Harness.
John E. Kellar
December 3, 1929 - March 31, 2011
GRANGER â John E. Kellar, 81, of Granger, Indiana, passed away at 5:25 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, 2011 in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka, after an illness.
He was born in Plymouth December 3, 1929 to James Earl and Lena Marie (Harley) Kellar, both of whom preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his brother James Harley Kellar and sister; Charlotte Kellar Rhoade.
March 30, 2011
NAPPANEE â Margaret Cripe, 79, of Nappanee, died at 9 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at Millerâs Merry Manor in Wakarusa. She is survived by daughters, Colleen (Tom) Steiner of Nappanee, and Brenda (Douglas) Chokey of Bloomington; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Harold (Lois) Miller of Wakarusa, Jackie (Noma) Miller of Nappanee; and Â brother-in-law, Farrell (Francis) Cripe.
Visitation will take place from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 2 at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee.
Rachel Michelle Yoder
Oct. 4, 1980 â March 30, 2011
ELKHART âÂ Rachel was born in Elkhart, Ind. Oct. 4, 1980. She is the daughter of Robert Allen and Troy Lynn Yoder.Â She left this world for her true home Wednesday, March 30, 2011.Â
Ronald G. âJackâ Hutton
March 29, 2011
KNOX â Ronald G. âJackâ Hutton, 70, of Knox, died Tuesday, March 29, 2011.
He is survived by his wife, Karen; children: Cindy Clarida of Valparaiso, Robert Hutton of Culver, Helen Banek of St. John, Ind., Joe Banek of Cedar Lake, Ind., Ron Hutton of Knox, Chrissy Bottorff of Koontz Lake, Tina Kuckson of LaPorte, and Tracy Geslak of Westville; and 15 grandchildren.
Graveside services will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 2 at Eagle Creek Cemetery, Knox.
M.C. Smith Funeral Home, Knox, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Connie L. Ullery
Oct. 23 1944 â March 28, 2011
LAKE OF THE WOODS â Lifetime Marshall County resident Connie Lee Ullery, passed away Monday, March 28, 2011 at 1:31 p.m. in the Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, Ind. Connie has bravely faced her health issues over the past several years.
Connie was born in Plymouth Oct. 23, 1944.Â She was the daughter of Howard E. and Nina C. (Albert) Schafer.
She graduated from LaPaz High School in 1962.Â There she played in the band and has for many years served as an officer for the Alumni Association.
May 28, 1929 âÂ March 27, 2011
PLYMOUTH â Garneta Light, 81, died of natural causes in Millerâs Merry Manor, 635 Oakhill Ave., at 11:20 p.m. Sunday, March 27, 2011.
Garneta was born May 28, 1929, in Tyner, Ind., the daughter of Ray and Agnes Rupel Stull.Â She graduated from Tyner High School.
She was first married to Don Balsley and later married Willard Light.
Garneta worked as a dietician at several hospitals and nursing homes in Indiana and Illinois.
Robert Allen Yeo
Nov. 15, 1955 â March 25, 2011
LAKEVILLE â Robert Allen Yeo, 55, passed away at 3:40 p.m. March 25, 2011 at Regency Place in South Bend, from cancer.
Robert was the son of Ronald and Mary Jane Yeo. He will be remembered lovingly by his mother; and siblings, Ben (Peggy) Yeo of Bremen; Barb (Lynn) Donathen of Tippecanoe; Beverly (Harold) Roberts of Bremen; Brenda Yeo (Kevin Frick) of Lakeville; and Russell (Jennifer) Yeo of Bourbon. Robertâs father, Ronald, preceded him in death.
Roy âJackâ Hughes
March 9, 1920 â March 28, 2011
PLYMOUTH âÂ Roy âJackâ Hughes, age 91, of 400 W. WashingtonÂ St., Plymouth, Ind., passed away at 10:09 a.m., Monday, March 28, 2011, at his home.
Jack was born March 9, 1920, in Plymouth, to Walter and Ethel (Personett) Hughes. He was retired from the Plymouth Foundry and the Marshall County Highway Department. He also worked part-time for Dr. Connell, doing landscaping. Jack lived most his adult life in the Plymouth and Argos areas. He spent his childhood in Bremen, Ind.