March 17th, 2011
Maurice A. Azbell
March 14, 2011
ROCHESTER â Maurice A. Azbell, 82, of Rochester, died Monday, March 14, 2011 at Woodlawn Hospital.ââ
He is survived by his wife Berdene; daughters, Trillia (Dennis) Gearhart andâMila Barts; sisters, Janet Ballinger of Rochester and Ruth Green of Rochester; brothers: Wendell Azbell of North Vernon, Merrill Azbell of North Manchester, and Darle Azbell of Peru; six grandchildren; and three great-grandsons.â
CULVER â With the outdoor track season roughly a week away, John Glenn and Culver Community athletes got some experience under their belts at an indoor triangular meet at Culver Academies Wednesday.
While the meet may have featured some irregular distances and no team scores were kept, it afforded the Falcons and Cavaliers â whose teams donât have the numbers to compete in some of the bigger meets of the indoor season â a chance to get out early and flex some competitive muscle.
BREMEN â The HorseSaddleShop Outlet, located at 1205 W. Plymouth St. between Family Dollar and Curves, will host its grand opening March 26. The outlet specializes in used saddles, western wear, horse tack and western dĂ©cor. The grand opening will include a ribbon cutting ceremony, free refreshments, giveaways and special sales prices.
The HorseSaddleShop Outlet is an extension of HorseSaddleShop.com. The Internet business began in 2000 and has become one of the top western sites on the web. The outlet strives to bring theÂ benefitsÂ of a big store into a small town.Â
Culver Young Farmers are coordinating a food drive to help those in the community in need of help to feed their families.
In recent years the Culver Young Farmers have supported the food pantries of Culver, Argos, Mentone, and Plymouth. But local farm woman Kaye Schultz of Culver had another vision. She proposed that her chapter spearhead a county-wide food drive, utilizing the Ag Day Committee, members of 4-H and FFA, the Marshall County Farm Bureau and Beacon Credit Union.
CULVER â Columbia City may not look like the biggest, most athletic team on the block, but Culver Military coach Mark Galloway knows appearances can be deceiving.
As a former Carmel coach, the first-year CMA skipper has squared off against Columbia City coach Chris Benedict before during summer league play, and he knows Benedictâs team will be ready as the two teams battle in an Eagles vs. Eagles match-up at the Class 3A at Huntington North basketball semistate at 3:15 p.m. Saturday.
PLYMOUTH â To facilitate spring cleaning at Oakhill Cemetery, flowers and winter ornaments should be removed from grave sites by Monday, March 28. Residents are asked to pick up any arrangements or ornaments they wish to keep before that date. Clean up will run from March 28 to April 1. Anything left will be thrown away during this time.
PLYMOUTH â Marshall County Farm Bureau and Purdue Extension are sponsoring an afternoon and evening program Thursday, March 17, on pertinent information for area farmers.Â The program will start at 3 p.m. with a light meal at 6 p.m. and an evening program to follow.Â The meeting will be held in the Marshall County Extension Office in room 304. The afternoon session will discuss wind farm opportunities and concerns and Marshall County Zoning ordinance.Â The evening session will be a discussion on crop production, irrigation opportunities, and new agriculture fertilizer certification rule.
Kenneth K. Berg Jr.Â
March 11, 2011
KNOX âÂ Kenneth K. Berg Jr., 57, died Friday, March 11, 2011 in Indiana University Health, Starke Hospital, Knox.
He is survived by daughters, Stephanie Berg and Brandy Pulver, both of Knox; son, Wade Berg of Knox; mother, Hazel Berg of Knox; five grandsons; and sisters, Cheryl Berg and Becky (Robert) Pulver, all of Knox.Â
Visitation will take place at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 15 at Fletcher Cemetery, Hamlet.Â
Funeral services and burial will follow at 2 p.m. at the cemetery.
Ray âAllenâ Flosenzier
March 13, 2011
PLYMOUTH â Ray âAllenâ Flosenzier, 49, of Plymouth, died at 8:34 a.m. Sunday, March 13, 2011 at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka, following an illness.
He is survived by his wife, Jamie; daughter, Lindsay (Matthew) Souder; parents, Guy and Jean Flosenzier; brother, Paul (Sherri) Flosenzier; sisters, Kay Orangias and Debbie (Robert) Johnson; six nephews; and one niece.
Visitation will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 19,Â at the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.Â Â Â Â Â
Howard Gene Albert
June 24, 1949 â March 12, 2011
HIBBARD â Howard Gene Albert, 61, of Hibbard, passed away at 7:40 a.m. March 12, 2011 at his home.
Howard was born June 24, 1949 in Kokomo, Ind. to Wendell Vance and Marjorie (Caler) Albert.Â His father preceded him in death March 27, 2007.