Leo ‚ÄėFrenchie‚Äô Levesque
Dec. 1, 2010
WALKERTON ‚ÄĒ Leo Paul Levesque (Frenchie), 79, of Walkerton, died at 9:15 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010, at the Community Hospital of Bremen.
He is survived by his wife, Geraldine ‚ÄúJeri‚ÄĚ Levesque; daughters: Valerie A. Wolfe of Goshen, Shelia S. (Phillip) Kennedy of South Bend, and Gail D. (Leonard) Sargent of Plymouth; a son, Leo R. Levesque of Walkerton; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; a sister, Gertrude Gagne of Ocala, Fla.; and his brother, Henry Levesque of California. ¬†
Oct. 16, 1918 ‚ÄĒ¬†Dec. 2, 2010
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ¬†Margaret T. Abbott-Woerner, 92, of West Lafayette, formerly of Plymouth, died at 5:30 am. Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010 at Westminster Health Care.
She was born Oct. 16, 1918, in Sterling, Ill., to the late Walter and Blanche Thomas.
Margaret graduated from Indiana University with a BS and MS degrees. She married Howard Abbott in 1940 and he preceded her in death in 1980. In 2007 she married Robert Woerner in West Lafayette and he survives.
Margaret was a first grade teacher at Washington School in Plymouth and retired in 1980.
Feb. 11, 1926 ‚ÄĒ¬†Dec. 2, 2010
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ¬†Ruth E. Stolte, age 84, a resident of Plymouth, formerly of Bourbon, passed away Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010 at 2:45 p.m. in Miller‚Äôs Merry Manor Assisted Living with family by her side.
Ruth was born the daughter of Ed Goff and Ruth Modell Bennitt at La Porte, Feb. 11, 1926. She was married March 17, 1946 to Ralph L. Stolte at Wanatah, who later died Jan. 22, 1995.
Jan. 11, 1922 ‚ÄĒ¬†Nov. 8, 2010
BREMEN ‚ÄĒ Kenneth L. Huber, 88, of Bremen, passed away Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010 at the Bremen Health Care Center.
He was born Jan. 11, 1922 in Foraker to Henry and Alva (Hunsberger) Huber. Nov. 8, 1941 he married Bethel Edel; she survives.
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ It‚Äôs no secret that many of today‚Äôs senior citizens are leading active lives, but former Plymouth resident Denny (Dennis) Keck brings a new meaning to the term active.
At age 65, he spends much of his time competing on the NHRA (National Hot Rod Association) circuit and with his 1990 Corvette. He‚Äôs been racing on the circuit for the past seven years.
Keck graduated in 1965 from Plymouth High School and within five years had made his way to Wheatland, Wy.
CULVER ‚ÄĒ Slow and steady wins the race, or in this case, the basketball game.
The visiting LaCrosse Tigers were no match for Culver Community‚Äôs calm offense. Even against a LaCrosse full-court press and a defense that was trying to grab any free ball, Culver kept possession and control of the game the entire night, winning 58-41 at home Friday.
NAPPANEE ‚ÄĒ Triton‚Äôs ice-cold 3-point shooting finally caught up with it in overtime.
The Class A No. 2 Trojans connected on just 4 of 25 attempts from downtown ‚ÄĒ¬†0 for 6 in the extra session ‚ÄĒ¬†and scuffled to a 28.8 percent clip from the field overall in a 50-43 overtime loss to NorthWood‚Äôs boys basketball team Friday at The Pit.
To exacerbate the frustration, the Trojans, who led most of the night, built a 35-27 advantage with 5:39 left in regulation and led until Michael Paul‚Äôs 3-pointer knotted the game at 40-all with 29 seconds to go in the fourth quarter.
ROCHESTER ‚ÄĒ Right guy. Right look. Wrong result.
After Rochester forward Collin Harris missed his second free throw in the double bonus with 5.5 seconds on the clock, Plymouth had a chance to send the game into overtime as forward Sean Smith pulled down the rebound and hit veteran point guard Houston Hodges streaking up the floor, but a hard foul by Zebras sophomore Jonathon O'Dell spoiled the breakaway layup and sent Hodges to the line with the Pilgrims trailing by two instead.
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ There were some good individual performances, and the young Rockies battled, but Plymouth's inexperience showed as it lost its Northern Lakes Conference opener to Goshen 46-18 Thursday.
Plymouth won just four bouts and gave up three pinfalls and three major decisions in the loss.
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ Alexander wept when he saw there were no more worlds left to conquer.
Kenzie Miller just gave a sly smile.
The finish wasn't dramatic, but it signified something very special as the Plymouth senior and Texas Christian University signee clocked in a full 11 seconds faster than her closest competitor, breaking the Lady Pilgrims' school record for the 100-yard breast stroke with a time of 1:10.59.