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October 20th, 2011

Death notices 10-14-11

October 20, 2011

Hilary Dale ‘Moose’ Walterhouse
Oct. 11, 2011
BREMEN —  Hilary Dale “Moose” Walterhouse, 81, of Bremen died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011 at Rivercrest Specialty Hospital, Mishawaka following a short illness.
He is survived by his wife Susan of Bremen, three sons: Kent Walterhouse of Wolcottville, Tom (Debbie) Walterhouse of Kendallville, and Marty (Desirae) of Hutchinson, Minn., eight grandchildren, and sister Phyllis Sahlhoff of Bremen.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Bremen. Burial will take place at a later date.

October 14th

Barbara Maze

October 14, 2011

Barbara Maze
Dec. 21, 1934-Oct. 8, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Barbara R. ‘Babs’ Maze, 76, 302 S. Michigan St., Plymouth, passed away Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, at her home. Babs knew it was her time for her passing and she was prepared to go ahead.

Death notices 10-10-11

October 14, 2011

Walter Prater
Oct. 8, 2011
UNION MILLS — Walter Prater, 66, died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011 in Wintersong Village, Knox. 
Survivors include one son, Walter Jr. of Sullivan; two daughters, Kimberly Prater of Sullivan and Syerra Prater of LaPorte; one stepson, Marty Prater of Sullivan; one brother, Henry Prater Jr. of Knox; and several grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011 at 12 p.m. CDT at Tracy Cemetery. Rannells Funeral Home is handling arrangements. To leave online condolences go to

Virgil Lidgard
July 2, 1927-Oct. 9, 2011

Richard Eugene Zentz

October 14, 2011

Richard Eugene Zentz
Feb. 2, 1929-Oct. 7, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Richard Eugene Zentz, 82, of 17315 Tomahawk Trail, Plymouth, died Oct. 7, 2011 at 11:49 p.m. at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka, following a brief illness.
He was born Feb. 2, 1929 in Bourbon to Claude and Eva (Kelsey) Zentz. He lived in Argos for 25 years and moved to Plymouth in 1975.
April 3, 1948 he married Jennie (Becknell) Zentz; she survives.

Clarence "Al" Hamman

October 14, 2011

Clarence "Al" Hamman
Dec. 12, 1931-Oct. 7, 2011
WARSAW — Clarence "Al" Hamman, 79, of Warsaw passed away Oct. 7, 2011 at 3:54 a.m. in his residence.
He was born Dec. 12, 1931 in Kosciusko County to Clarence F. and Ruth (Garrison) Hamman. June 11, 1982 he married Deloris "Jean" Geyer in Warsaw.
Clarence served in the U.S. Air Force for 21 years, retiring in 1973, then he worked for United Telephone Co. for 17 years. He was a member of the American Legion Post #49, Warsaw. He also was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church of Warsaw.

Death notice 10-6-11

October 14, 2011

Aislynn Rippy
Oct. 4, 2011
KNOX — Aislynn Irene Rippy died shortly after birth Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011 in Pulaski Memorial Hospital.
Survivors include her parents, Ryan and Amber Rippy; sister, Claire Duncan of Pennsylvania and many grandparents.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. CDT, Saturday, Oct. 8 at the First Pentecostal Church of Knox with visitation one hour prior to the funeral at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be given to the church. 
Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel is handling arrangements.

Pauline D. Peffley

October 14, 2011

Pauline D. Peffley
May 10, 1921 – October 4, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Pauline D. (Mrs. Russell) Peffley, 90, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 10:20 p.m. in the Miller’s Merry Manor, Plymouth of natural causes.
Pauline has made Miller’s her home for the past two years and has resided in Plymouth since 1952 coming from Elkhart. For more than 20 years she and her husband spent the majority of the year in the area of Avon Park, Fla.
Born May 10, 1921 in Mishawaka, she was the daughter of Guy and Ellen (Oatzs) Bordner. She was raised there and attended Mishawaka High School.

Fern Irene (Kring) Troche

October 14, 2011

Fern Irene (Kring) Troche
April 26, 1922-Oct. 5, 2011
BREMEN — Fern Irene (Kring) Troche, 89, of Bremen died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 at the LuAnn Nursing Home in Nappanee following an extended illness.
She was born April 26, 1922 in North Liberty, to Colonel Eddie and Bessie Pearl (Mull) Kring, both deceased. Fern is also preceded in death by her sisters, Helen Caspari and Mary Markley, and her brothers, Claude, Joseph, Howard and Robert Kring.

Michael Evanoff

October 14, 2011

Michael Evanoff
Oct. 3, 2011
PLYMOUTH —  Michael Evanoff, 51, died of natural causes at 9:22 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, in his residence.
He is survived by his parents, Michael and Beverlee Evanoff, Hacksneck, Va.; two brothers, Mark (Colleen) Evanoff, Osceola, and Robert Evanoff, Melfa, Va.; and by a sister Debra Bayliss, Onley, Va.
Visitation is Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
Funeral services will follow visitation at 3 p.m. in the funeral home.

Berniece Mae Bailey

October 14, 2011

Berniece Mae Bailey
May 3, 1922-Oct. 3, 2011

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