Archive - Obituary
June 11th, 2014
Gisele Jeanne-Louise Morris
Sept. 5, 1926 - June 5, 2014
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Gisele Jeanne-Louise Morris, age 87, of Plymouth, passed away at 12:24 p.m., on Thursday, June 5, 2014, at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, in Mishawaka.
Gisele was born on Sept. 5, 1926, in Lyon, France, to Pierre Francois Marius and Marie-Antoinette Josephine Chamoret Lagneau. Gisele married Edward Lloyd Paxton after World War II. She later married Leroy Morris and they lived in Plymouth since the mid-1960s. She had been an active member of the Women of the Moose Lodge #1355, for decades.
John E. Parcell
June 10, 2014
PLYMOUTH â€”Â John E. Parcell, 71, of Plymouth, died June 10, 2014.
Palmer Funeral Home-Lakeville is handling arrangements.
Ralph C. Lamborn
Nov. 21, 1924 â€“ June 8, 2014
PLYMOUTH â€” Ralph Conroy Lamborn, 89, of 6A Road, passed away in his home following an extended illness on Sunday afternoon, June 8, 2014 at 4:06 p.m. surrounded by family.
Born in Plymouth on the Hugh Quivey farm and grew up where the current Burger King stands. Ralph was born Nov. 21, 1924 to Robert Clifford and Gertrude A. (Wisely) Lamborn. As a child he attended Brightside School and then graduated from Plymouth Lincoln High School with the class of 1942.
Patricia E. Schmidt
March 23, 1943 â€“ June 8, 2014
PLYMOUTH â€” Patricia Elaine (Meehan) Schmidt, 71, of Plymouth, passed away Sunday, June 8, 2014 at Memorial Hospital in South Bend after a courageous battle with cancer. â€śPatâ€ť Schmidt was born March 23, 1943 in New Rochelle, N.Y., and was the daughter of Harry L. and Elaine L. (Hibler) Meehan. She graduated from Noblesville High School in 1961 and attended Purdue University where she met her future husband. She was married to Harold J. Schmidt on Jan. 30, 1965 in Carmel.
Jan. 21, 1938 â€“ June 6, 2014
PLYMOUTH â€” Jack Monteleone, 76, formerly of Beachwood Drive in Plymouth, passed away at 11:40 p.m. on Friday, June 6, 2014 in the Catherine Kasper Life Center, Donaldson.
Born in Brooksville, N.Y. on Jan. 21, 1938, Jack was the son of Joseph and Ann (Bryzowski) Monteleone. He graduated from Pleasantville High School in New York with the class of 1956. Right after college, he enlisted in to the U.S. Air Force in June as an airplane mechanic. Jack was honorably discharged from the Air Force on June 26, 1960.
Earl Louis Betz Sr.
June 4, 2014
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Earl Louis Betz Sr., 74, of Plymouth, died June 4, 2014 at 2:19 a.m. at home.
Arrangements have been entrusted with the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos.
Ralph C. Lamborn
June 8, 2014
PLYMOUTH â€” Ralph C. Lamborn, 89, of Plymouth, died at his home Sunday, June 8, 2014.
Arrangements are pending with the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth.
Helen Jean Scheffers
June 6, 2014
NAPPANEE â€”Â Helen Jean Scheffers, 83, formerly of Nappanee and Elkhart, died at 7:10 a.m., Friday, June 6, 2014 at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor in Wakarusa.
Richard E. Bliley
Feb. 10, 1946 - June 4, 2014
WALKERTON â€”Â Richard E. Bliley, 68, of Walkerton passed away at 2:42 a.m. Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka. He was born on Feb. 10, 1946 in South Bend to the late Joseph and Dorothy (Housour) Bliley. On June 18, 2011 he married the former Rebecca K. Barnett.
James E. Neumann
May 5, 1949 - June 5, 2014
ETNA GREEN â€”Â James E. Neumann, 65, Etna Green, passed away on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 1:55 p.m. in his home after an illness.
James was born May 5, 1949 to Fred Minor and Beverly (Kinney) at Coshocton, Ohio and later adopted by Eugene Neumann. James was a United States Marines Veteran serving in the Vietnam War.
James was retired as a supervisor at Center for Science Industry, Columbus, Ohio. In his spare time he loved being outside and fishing. He graduated from Hilliard High School, Hilliard, Ohio in class of 1968.
June 4, 2014
CULVER â€”Â Lloyd Banks, 94, of Grand Haven Township, Mich., formerly of Culver, died at home Wednesday, June 4, 2014.
The Odom Funeral Home, Culver, is in charge of arrangements.
Preston Alexander Smith Â Â
June 4, 2014 Â
GROVERTOWN â€”Â Preston Alexander â€śBearâ€ť Smith, 6, died in his home on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 of an illness.
Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Edward H. Ryan Jr.
June 4, 2014
ARGOS â€”Â Edward H. Ryan Jr., 53, of Argos, died Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 12:30 p.m. at Elkhart Hospice House, Elkhart.
Joseph B. Dixon
Feb. 17, 1942 â€“ June 3, 2014
PLYMOUTH â€” Joseph B. Dixon, 72, a Plymouth-LaPorte Trail resident in Plymouth, passed away at his home on Tuesday, June 3 at 1:20 p.m. following an illness.
Born the son of Cecil Vernon and Agnes Carolyn (Luse) Dixon, Joe was born on Feb. 17, 1942 in Plymouth where he attended school.
Joe had worked in construction and spent 11 years in Florida prior to moving back to the Plymouth area.