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July 22nd, 2014

Death notice 7-22-14

July 22, 2014

Donna Lee Kamp
July 19, 2014
ARGOS — Donna Lee Kamp, 81, of Argos, died July 19, 2014 at 9:20 p.m. at Memorial Hospital, South Bend.
Arrangements are pending with the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos.

Copper wire theft is hazardous

July 22, 2014

By Diona Eskew
Staff Writer

MARSHALL COUNTY — A recent theft of copper wire from a Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) substation has sprouted an investigation.
“Several hundred feet of copper wire and copper lugs were stolen from the Burr Oak substation,” said NIPSCO Director of External Communications Nick Meyer. “Unfortunately, with serving 32 counties, we see these kind of incidents sometimes.”
Thieves target copper wire to sell it to scrap dealers. The theft isn’t just a criminal matter. It could be a matter of life and death.

Getting to the root of who's responsible for the trees

July 22, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — There are many trees that line the banks of the Yellow River. Property owners Penny and Alice Cleveland expressed concern with getting to the bottom of who is responsible to care for those trees. According to Penny Cleveland the trees do not fall on her property line although there is a tree that is unsafe and could damage her property if it falls. Alice has a similar problem.

New leadership for Highway Department

July 22, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — The Marshall County Commissioners named two new leaders for the Highway Department. The commissioners recently added two positions; Administrative Manager and Supervisor of County Highways. The pair will work directly under the commissioner. The position of Highway Superintendent will go unfilled but will remain as a position description in the event the department needs the position in the future. Get the details in today's Pilot News paper.

July 21st

Roberta Poore

July 21, 2014

Roberta Poore
Aug. 9, 1943 - March 4, 2014
PLYMOUTH — Roberta Sue Poore, age 70, Pretty Lake, Plymouth, passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at Miller’s Merry Manor, in Plymouth.
Roberta was born on Aug. 9, 1943, in Fort Wayne, to Robert E. and Dorothy A. (Spackman) Poore. She had lived in the Marshall County area since the age of 4. Roberta retired from the Lincoln National Corporation, after 37 years of service, in the investment field.

Death notice 7-21-14

July 21, 2014

Marsha L. Sobieralski
July 20, 2014  
NORTH LIBERTY — Marsha Lee Sobieralski, 69, died Sunday, July 20, 2014 at her home.
Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

July 18th

Buckhanon ‘Buck’ Patton

July 18, 2014

Buckhanon ‘Buck’ Patton
Nov. 4, 1932 - July 17, 2014
TIPPECANOE — Buckhanon “Buck” Patton, 81, Tippecanoe, passed away on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 2 a.m. in Elkhart Hospice House, Elkhart with his family at his side.
Buck was born Nov. 4, 1932 to John and Lucinda (Ratliff) Patton at Langley, Ky. He had been a resident of Tippecanoe with his sister for the past nine months moving from Argos.

Jeffery L. Roeder

July 18, 2014

Jeffery L. Roeder
May 21, 1964 – July 16, 2014
PLYMOUTH — Jeffery L. “Muttly” Roeder, 50, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 4:15 p.m. in the Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center - Plymouth Campus.
Jeff was born in Mishawaka on May 21, 1964 to LeRoy A. and Judith K. (Fisher) Roeder. He graduated from Bremen High School with the class of 1982. Jeff married Cindy L. Anderson on Sept. 30, 1989 at St. Paul’s Lutheran in Wyatt. 

Death notice 7-18-14

July 18, 2014

Katherine Florence (Bope) McCormick
July 15, 2014
WARSAW — Katherine Florence (Bope) McCormick, 78, Warsaw, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 8:45 p.m. in Lutheran Hospital of Fort Wayne.
The Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home, Bourbon is in charge of arranging the services.

Two arrested in early morning traffic stop

July 18, 2014

LAPAZ — Marshall County Police arrested two people after a traffic stop at 1 a.m today.

In a press release from the Marshall County Police, at approximately 1 a.m. an officer with the Marshall County Police Dept. initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle on US 31 at the intersection of US 6. During the stop, County Police Canine Arras walked around the vehicle and indicated the presence of narcotics, according to police

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