October 21st, 2014
Robert E. Krick
Jan. 6, 1923 - Oct. 18, 2014
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ Robert E. Krick, 91, of Plymouth formerly of Bourbon, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 at 8:30 p.m. at home.
Robert was born Jan. 6, 1923 to John H. Krick and Dora E. (Bowman) Krick at Bourbon. He has been a resident of Bourbon, Kokomo and Plymouth. He was a faithful member of Gospel Light Mission Church of Kokomo. Bob was a United States Army Veteran serving from January 1946 through January 1949.
Orrin Wayne Perkins
Jan. 26, 1933 - Oct. 17, 2014
BREMEN ‚ÄĒ Orrin Wayne Perkins, 81, of Mishawaka, formerly of Bremen passed away Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 at Signature Health Care in Bremen. He was born on Jan. 26, 1933 in South Bend to Charles and Hazel Perkins. Orrin retired from Nipsco in 1991, after 40 years of service. He was also a long time member of the Moose Lodge of Mishawaka.
Dimitria H. Bechaka
Nov. 26, 1917 - Oct. 19, 2014
SOUTH BEND ‚ÄĒ Dimitria H. Bechaka, 96, passed away Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 in her residence surrounded by her family.
Dimitria was born Nov. 26, 1917 in Shiatsista, Greece to the late Evangelos and Kaliopei Varveri. On Feb. 12, 1939 in Greece, Dimitria married Harry Bechaka, who preceded her in death in September 1996. They spent many wonderful years together raising their family and making great friendships through their business The Good and Plenty Restaurant in Plymouth.
Oct. 20, 2014
WEST LAFAYETTE ‚ÄĒ Marilyn (Mrs. Fred) Rentschler, 82, died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 in West Lafayette.
Service arrangements are incomplete at the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home in Plymouth.
James W. Campbell
Oct. 19, 2014
KEWANNA ‚ÄĒ James W. Campbell, 66, of Kewanna, died at his residence of natural causes.
Arrangements are incomplete with the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth.
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ The Senior Expo will be in full swing October 23 at Plymouth High School. From 8 a.m. until 3 p.m., community members can snack on food and goodies while having their inquiries answered.
For the last few years, the expo has been held at the LifePlex. But Jackie Wright, Director of the Marshall County Council on Aging, knew the location needed to be bigger this year.
‚ÄúThe expo has grown and due to the growth and the possibility for future expansion, we needed a larger venue,‚ÄĚ said Wright.
The complete article with event details can be found in today's Pilot News.
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ The Plymouth School Board will hold a public hearing concerning the contract of the Superintendent prior to the regular meeting on November 4.
Patrons will be allowed to give testimony during the hearing scheduled for 6:30 P.M. in the Board Room located at 611 Berkley St.
The Board released a summary of the proposed contract that would be in effective from July 1, 2015 until June 30, 2019 for the extension of the contract with Daniel Tyree. According to the release, the compensation will be effective retroactively starting July 1, 2014.
Full article in today's Pilot News.
Early Monday morning a break-in occurred at Tippecanoe Valley Middle School. Forced entry was made into the building where the intruder attempted to steal money, prescription medications, and musical instruments from secured areas. Damage was done to a few areas of the school, with the primary damage occurring in the office and nearby areas.
JoAnne P. Collins
Jan. 15, 1936 ‚Äď Oct. 16, 2014
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ JoAnne P. ‚ÄúPennie‚ÄĚ Collins, 78, formerly of the Culver area, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 at Miller‚Äôs Merry Manor, Plymouth.
Born to Viola Sawyer in Sault Sainte Marie, Mich. on Jan. 15, 1936, Pennie graduated from Sault Sainte Marie High School with the class of 1953. She attended nursing school through Ivy Tech and graduated in 1976.
On May 8, 1954 Pennie married Verner R. Collins Sr. in Sault Sainte Marie Church, Mich. He would precede her in death on Aug. 16, 2003.
Auburn L. ‚ÄėSonny‚Äô Balser
May 1, 1944 - Oct. 17, 2014
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ Sonny (Auburn) Balser, 70, lost his courageous battle with cancer on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 at 6:01 p.m. with his loving family by his side.
Born on May 1, 1944 in Charleston, W.Va., Sonny was the son of Lestel G. and Galdys P. (Hopper) Balser.
On Nov. 28, 1998, Sonny married Gail Sweisberger in Plymouth.
Sonny was the owner/operator of Granada Van Conversions in Bristol and he managed three trailer parks in the Plymouth area for over 12 years. He also worked for Pioneer Auto in Osceola until his retirement in 2010.
Oct. 19, 2014
BREMEN ‚ÄĒ Ernestine Edel, 90, of Bremen, died Sunday, Oct. 19.
Arrangements are currently pending at the Mishler Funeral Home in Bremen.
Jerry E. Tackett
Oct. 18, 2014
KNOX ‚ÄĒ Jerry Eugene Tackett, 83, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 in IU Health Starke Hospital, Knox.
Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel is handling arrangements.
Oct. 18, 2014
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ Robert Krick, of Plymouth, formerly of Bourbon, died Saturday, Oct. 18 at his son‚Äôs home in Plymouth.
Arrangements are pending at Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home, Bourbon.