September 10th, 2014
PLYMOUTH âÂ With a load of returning talent to this yearâs lineup, Plymouthâs boys tennis team has a bit of a target on its back. Fortunately, the PIlgrims proved up to the challenge Tuesday.
Plymouth got NorthWoodâs best look, but the Pilgrims still earned a 5-0 victory in a battle of Northern Lakes Conference unbeatens in Centennial Park.
Evelyn R. Reese
Oct. 19, 1928 - Sept. 6, 2014
ROCHESTER â Mrs. Evelyn R. Reese, 85, of Rochester, was surrounded by her loving family when she passed away at the home of her daughter at 11:30 a.m.Â on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014.Â
On Oct. 19, 1928, Evelyn was born in Fulton County the treasured daughter ofÂ Luroy and Elizabeth Laura Smith Bick. She shared her childhood with two brothers, Clyde and Charles. In 1946, Evelyn graduated with her class from Rochester High School.
Darrell E. Merrill
Oct. 27, 1957 - Sept. 7, 2014
SOUTH BEND â Darrell E. Merrill, 56, of South Bend passed away at 6:15 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 at Memorial Hospital. He was born on Oct. 27, 1957 in South Bend to William E. and Shirley Ann (Huffman) Merrill. On Sept. 25, 1982 in South Bend he was united in marriage to the former Pamala Kalamaja.
Janet L. Lowry
Sept. 8, 2014
WAKARUSA â Janet L. Lowry, 66, of Wakarusa, died at 6:35 a.m., Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 at her residence.
Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee is in charge of arrangements.
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MARSHALL COUNTY â The Marshall County Council had to make budget cuts to the various department's proposed budgets in order to keep the budgets in line with the anticipated revenue for the year. In addition to making the appropriate cuts the council members decided to offset the expected increase in employee insurance (20-25 percent) by mandating employees contribute five percent of the premium. Full time County employees will also receive a slight raise in 2015.
In today's Pilot News you can read about the various cuts and the details about the budget adoption meeting held Monday morning.
PLYMOUTH â Parking in front of Lincoln Junior High could soon be limited to 2 hours. Plymouth Board of Public Works member Shawn Grobe informed the board that he had been informed by Plymouth Superintendent Dan Tyree that parking is an issue. Visitor to the school have difficulty finding parking spots as they are filled all day long. The council agreed to look into the matter and further discuss it at their next meeting.
Read about the Board of Public Works meeting in detail including the monthly fire department report and an update to the Metronet project in today's Pilot News.
Reginald L. âRegâ Shireman
Jan. 8, 1944 - Sept. 5, 2014
MONTICELLO â Reginald L. âRegâ Shireman, 70, of Monticello, passed away at 1:34 p.m., Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 at Franciscan St. Elizabeth East Hospital in Lafayette.
Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 at Springer-Voorhis-Draper Funeral Home of Monticello. Friends may also call one hour prior to services Tuesday at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be at 12 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with close friend, Jay Janke officiating.
Private burial will follow for the family in Riverview IOOF Cemetery.
Iris M. Keck
Sept. 16, 1928 - Sept. 4, 2014
SOUTH BEND â Iris M. Keck, age 85, of South Bend, passed away, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014.
Iris was born on Sept. 16, 1928, in Plymouth, to Elmer and Minnie (Bradley) Couts. She married Eugene E. âGeneâ Keck on May 21, 1948.
Mary Kathryn Brugh
March 6, 1945 â Sept. 6, 2014
PLYMOUTH â Mary Kathryn Brugh, 69, of Charles Street, passed away in her home on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at 5:14 a.m.
Born in Renssalaer on March 6, 1945, Mary was the daughter of Robert J. Hasty and Margaret (Fry) Mahoney.
Before her retirement, Mary worked as a nurseâs aide at Millerâs Merry Manor in Plymouth.
She enjoyed going to yard sales and finding new treasures. Mary was a doll collector and loved crafting, especially making cards. She adored time spent with her family and was always the trickster.