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July 13th, 2011

Death notices 7-12-11

July 13, 2011

Helen Ruff Pettigoue
July 11, 2011
NAPPANEE — Helen Ruff Pettigoue, 82, of 705 W. Centennial St., Nappanee, died at 12:35 a.m., Monday, July 11, 2011 at Bremen Healthcare. 
Surviving are daughters, Rita (Conrad) Tucker of Nappanee, Pamela Metzler of Elkhart; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and sisters, Betty Canen of Lansing, Mich., Shirley Landin of Jensen Beach, Fla., and Elsie (Ralph) Snyder of Middlebury.

Jimmie Dale Cummins

July 13, 2011

Jimmie Dale Cummins
Aug. 11, 1946-July 10, 2011
KNOX — Jimmie Dale Cummins, 64, an area resident most of his life passed away at 8:01 p.m. Sunday, July 10, 2011, at his residence.
The son of Harry B. and Sylvia Brannam Cummins, Jimmie was born Aug. 11, 1946 in Sullivan.
He was a 1965 graduate of Plymouth High School. Jimmie served in the U.S. Air Force from 1965 to 1969 and was a Vietnam veteran.
June 4, 1975, Jimmie and his best friend Lorraine Smith, whom he had met at the Big Mug Drive-In, were married in the Gospel Lighthouse Tabernacle in Plymouth.

Hazel M. Sarber Skinner

July 13, 2011

Hazel M. Sarber Skinner
April 11, 1907-July 9, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Hazel M. Sarber Skinner, 104, of 18568 6th Road, Plymouth, passed away Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 2:30 a.m. at home in the care of her family.
Hazel was born the daughter of Lewis Stout and Margaret Rhoads Stout April 11, 1907 in Marshall County. Hazel married Cyril E. Sarber Oct. 10, 1926; he died Dec. 8, 1955. She then married Howard Machlan March 27, 1957; he died March 18, 1960. She later married Arthur Skinner Jan. 14, 1973; he also preceded her in death May 17, 1985.

Avis Rose Riddle

July 13, 2011

Avis Rose Riddle
October 1918-July 7, 2011
SOUTH BEND — Avis Rose Riddle, 92, of South Bend passed away at 5:44 p.m. Thursday, July 7, 2011 at Memorial Hospital, South Bend. Avis was born October, 1918 to Herman Delbert and Nellie May (Harbaugh) Holloway in South Bend. She was married to Raymond Earl Riddle April 12, 1941 in Nappanee. She has lived in the South Bend and Lakeville community all her life, except when spending winters in Pharr, Texas from 1978-1996.

Howard Young

July 13, 2011

Howard Young
Dec. 11, 1925-July 8, 2011 
BOURBON — Howard Young, 85, of 200 W. Florence St., Bourbon passed away Friday, July 8, 2011 at 9:45 p.m. in Miller’s Merry Manor, Plymouth.
He was born the son of Ray Young and Grace Johnston Young Dec. 11, 1925, in Bourbon. He married Anna Secor July 24, 1970; she passed away Jan. 5, 2009.

Death notice 7-9-11

July 13, 2011

Avis Rose Riddle
July 7, 2011
SOUTH BEND — Avis Rose Riddle, 92, of South Bend died July 7, 2011.
She is survived by three sons, Roger (Carol) Riddle, Loren (Candie) Riddle and Larry (Betsy) Riddle; four grandchildren and two great grandsons.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, 2011 in the Lakeville United Methodist Church, 610 N. Michigan St., Lakeville. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Osceola. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday in the church and one hour prior to the services.
Palmer Funeral Home-Lakeville is handling the arrangements.

Eugene R. Christiansen

July 13, 2011

Eugene R. Christiansen
Oct. 16, 1921 – July 7, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Longtime Plymouth resident, Eugene R. Christiansen, 89, passed to his eternal home at 7:20 a.m. Thursday, July 7, 2011 in Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne from complications of a stroke last Sunday evening. He had recently moved to Kingston at Dupont — Memory Care Unit in Fort Wayne. Since 2003, Gene had resided at Grace Village at Winona Lake, but no matter where Gene Christiansen resided, he instilled in others his true sense of community and it was never greater than while he called Plymouth his home.

June M. York

July 13, 2011

June M. York
June 25, 1926-June 22, 2011

July 12th

Plymouth doctor uses new technology to replace knees

July 12, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Grovertown resident Yvonne Daley, a Head Start teacher, knew she had to do something about the pain in her knees in 2009. She had been taking anti-inflammatory medication and pain pills prescribed by her regular doctor for several years, but at that point there was nothing else he could do for her.
“The pain just gradually got worse and worse,” said Daley, adding that it was during a Cub Scout trip with her son that the pain became unbearable.

Farmer's market appeals to organic food customers

July 12, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Summer is in full swing, and so is business at the Plymouth Farmers’ Market.
An average of 30 venders set up their wares on the corner of Garro and River street each Saturday morning, with offerings such as produce, meat, plants, baked goods, and natural handmade crafts. Bob Yoder, of the Marshall County Purdue Extension, said that the farmer’s market could appeal especially to those interested in organically grown food.

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