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July 27th, 2011

Death notices 7-26-11

July 27, 2011

Leola June Martin
July 20, 2011
ARGOS — Leola June Martin, 89, of 310 E. Plum St., Argos died July 20, 2011 at 8 p.m. in her residence following an illness.
She is survived by her son, Mark Birney of Argos.
There will be no calling or services per June’s wishes.
Condolences may be sent to the family at Arrangements have been entrusted with the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos.

Lyle Kent Vandermark
July 24, 2011

Barbara Ann Myszkowski

July 27, 2011

Barbara Ann Myszkowski
July 25, 1939-July 23, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Former Chicago area resident, Barbara Ann Myszkowski, 71, finished her race into the arms of Jesus at 4:10 p.m. Saturday, July 23, 2011 in Miller’s Merry Manor, Plymouth.
Barbara has been in the gentle care of her family and the Miller’s staff since 2009 and more recently the Center for Hospice Care.

Mayfield outlines summer school highlights, changes

July 27, 2011

Tony Mayfield, Director of Culver Summer Schools and Camps, shared a wealth of information on this year's program -- as well as some tidbits on upcoming items of interest -- last week with members of Culver's Kiwanis Club, who dined at the school's Lay Dining Center for their weekly meeting.
Mayfield, a graduate of Culver Military Academy who spent ten years at the school as history instructor before taking on several summer-related positions including a stint as Woodcraft Camp director, said so far this has "been a great year" for the summer program.

Auction to help Rockies football

July 27, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Rockies fans are ready for some football, and just in time, WTCA-AM 1050 will be holding an auction to raise money for the program.
Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the station will host a live auction to raise money for Rockies football. Last year the auction raised $6000 for football at Plymouth High School, and this year’s items will try to top that.
“We don’t really have a goal amount for this year,” said Tonda Ellis, one of the organizers of the event. “Obviously we hope we can exceed last year’s total.”

PHS player Howe takes baseball field last time with coach Plothow

July 27, 2011

FORT WAYNE — For one it was the first honor of its kind in a long career. For another, it’s likely to be the last.

July 26th

James W. Walker

July 26, 2011

James W. Walker
June 17, 1955 – July 22, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Lifetime Plymouth resident James W. Walker, 56, of 711 Magnetic Parkway, passed away unexpectedly at 2:40 a.m. Friday in the emergency room of St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth campus. His death has been attributed to heat stroke.
Jim was a caring person who volunteered his time and construction talent helping build Habitat for Humanity houses in Plymouth and surrounding areas. He could often be found serving as a clerk in the Habitat Re-Store in Plymouth.

Helen L. Johnson

July 26, 2011

Helen L. Johnson
Sept. 17, 1912- July 22, 2011
BREMEN — Helen L. Johnson, 98, formerly of Riley Road, North Liberty and Sherman Street, Bremen, passed away at 6:45 p.m. Friday, July 22, 2011 in the Bremen Health Care Nursing Home, Bremen. She was born Sept. 17, 1912 in Marshall County to the late Wilbur Maxson and Beth “Bessie” (Armentrout) Phillips and lived in this area all of her life. March 19, 1932 in Plymouth, she married Chester Johnson, who preceded her in death Aug. 14, 1974.

Death notices 7-25-11

July 26, 2011

James Walter Keen
July 21, 2011
KNOX — James Walter Keen, 59, of Knox died Thursday, July 21, 2011 at Starke Memorial Hospital.
He is survived by his wife, Rhonda Keen of Knox; son, Steve (Debra) Keen of LaPaz; two grandchildren; brothers, Mark (Pat) Keen of Plymouth, Scott (Melody) Keen of Columbus; and sisters, Elizabeth Sallee of Knox and Jeanne Keen of Knox.
Visitation was Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Braman & Son Memorial Chapel, Knox.
Funeral service was Monday, July 25 at 11 a.m. at Knox United Methodist Church.
Burial is at Crown Hill Cemetery, Knox.

Ralph L. Umbaugh

Museum will host ‘Culver History Film Fest’ August 1

July 26, 2011

Culver’s rich history will come alive in a unique way starting Monday, August 1 with the first installment of Culver Academies Museum & Gift Shop’s “Culver History Film Fest.” For several evenings this summer, rare historical films culled from Culver Academies’ archives -- many recently restored and remastered from vintage, reel films -- will be screened at the museum, located at 102 S. Main Street in downtown Culver. Introductions to each film will provide historical context, and refreshments will be served.

Changing oil for kids

July 26, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Car a little dusty from the heat?
Your 3,000 mile oil change was due 4,000 miles ago? Oliver Ford in Plymouth is there to help you while they help others.
Oliver is currently offering free oil changes and car washes at the dealership on Jefferson Street in Plymouth until Aug. 1 — unless you own a diesel vehicle. The only request in return is for you to help area kids get ready to go back to school.
Teaming with Plymouth FOP Lodge #195 and the Indiana State Police, Oliver Ford will give that car wash and oil change for your donation to the “Pack-A-Backpack” program.

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