August 27th, 2011
Dennis L. Smith
Aug. 24, 2011
GROVERTOWN âÂ Dennis L. Smith, 56, died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011 in his home.
Survivors include his father, Harold Smith of Grovertown; and one sister, Diana Stacy of Knox.Â
Funeral services were Monday at 11 a.m. CDT at Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel. Burial will be at the Oak Grove Cemetery, LaCrosse. Visitation was Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Monday after 10 a.m. until the time of services. To leave online condolences go to rannellsfuneralhome.com.
Gloria D. Kotal
Sept. 5, 1934 - Aug. 25, 2011
Those who sow in tears will reap with songs of joy. Psalm 126:5
NORTH LIBERTY â Gloria Deane Kotal, 76, of North Liberty passed away at 3:55 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011 in Millerâs Merry Manor, New Carlisle after a long illness. She was born Sept. 5, 1934 in Gary to Joseph J. and Rose E. (Carrico) Valovich.
Nov. 24, 1922-Aug. 24, 2011
PLYMOUTH âÂ Rosemary Kaufman, 88, a River Park resident in Plymouth, passed away at 9:10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011 at her home in the care of her family and the Center for Hospice Care. She resided in the Plymouth area her entire life.
Rosemary was born in LaPaz Nov. 24, 1922. She was the daughter of Harley and Pearl Sarber.
Oct. 12, 1941, in LaPaz, Rosemary and Dale Kaufman were married. They lived in the Plymouth area their entire lives.
Rosemary was a dedicated housewife and mother and helped with the Standard Oil business.
Cecil Richard âDickâ Hayden
December 29, 1926 - August 19, 2011
PLYMOUTH â Cecil Richard âDickâ Hayden, 84, a resident of Plymouth since August, 1967, died after a brief battle with cancer on Friday, Aug. 19, 2011, at 3:10 p.m. in Pilgrim Manor, Plymouth.
Known as both C.R. and Dick, he was born in Lowell, Indiana on December 29, 1926, the son of Fred V. and Marian J. (Nelson) Hayden.
George L. Hill
July 9, 1923-August 23, 2011
PLYMOUTH âÂ George L. Hill, 88, 1002 Red Maple Drive, a resident of Plymouth for the past 14 years, died of natural causes at 6:10 p.m. in the Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011.
George was born in Davenport, Okla., July 23, 1923. He was the son of Herbert Clinton Hill and Cynthia âAliceâ Manning.
In 1943, George enlisted in the Army Air Force. He was honorably discharged with the rank of sergeant in May of 1946.
Oct. 27, 1921-Aug. 24, 2011
PLYMOUTH âÂ Katie Pike, 89, of 328 Conger St., Plymouth, passed away of natural causes after a lengthy illness at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011, at the home of her daughter, Delores Dipert.
Katie was born in Monterey, Oct. 27, 1921, to Richard and Anna Smith Ludwig.
She was married to John Hall in the mid-1930s and was blessed with two children.
In 1943, Katie was married to Claude Pike and had five more wonderful children.
Aug. 25, 2011
NAPPANEE âÂ Edna Schwartz, 10495 W 1350 N, Nappanee, age 89, died at 4 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 25, at her home.
Surviving are daughters, Ruby Schwartz, Wilma Schwartz, Nancy Fern Schwartz, all of Nappanee, Linda Sue (David H.) Miller, Bremen; sons, Ervin (Carol) Schwartz, LaVern (Carolyn) Schwartz, and Earl Ray (Marietta) Schwartz, all of Nappanee, Allen (Mary Ellen) Schwartz, Milford, and Jerry Lee (Betty) Schwartz, Shipshewana, 31 grandchildren, 69 great-grandchildren, and brothers, William (Mary) Chupp, Bremen and Edward (Alta) Chupp, Nappanee.
The fourth annual Lake Maxinkuckee Film Festival, âA Gift of Warmth,â will feature a grand assortment of âfabulous â50sâ films, kicking off with a gala sponsorsâ evening Friday, September 2. As mentioned in last weekâs edition of this newspaper, this yearâs sponsorâs evening will have a âtwistâ: six film shorts created and produced by students in Purdue Universityâs Film and Video Studies department. Each short, says festival committee chairman Gary Shaffer, is five to eight minutes long, and students act in, direct, and produced the films.
PLYMOUTH âÂ The young Rockies did some growing up Friday night.
After failing to convert on a pair of fourth-down conversions from the Rochester 2-yard line in the gameâs opening 13 minutes and giving up a pair of big play touchdowns in the second and third frames, Plymouth found itself down 13-0 early in the second half.
But the Rockies finished five of their next six drives and surrendered just one more Rochester score to claim a 34-20 come-from-behind win over the visiting Zebras at The Rockpile.
BOURBON âÂ Triton football head coach Rodney Younis felt his teamâs offensive rhythm start to slip with a pair of late first-half interceptions Friday.
The second half turned into an all-out free fall on both sides of the ball.
Trailing by six at halftime, visiting Northfield held Triton to just 41 yards of total offense after the intermission and scored during four of its five second-half possessions to pull away from the Trojans, 43-20.