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December 23rd

Lewis Duwelius

December 23, 2010

May 18, 1917  — Dec. 20, 2010
WESTVILLE — Lewis J. Duwelius, 93, of 310 Ash Parkway, Westville, Ind., formerly of Plymouth, passed away at 8:40 a.m., Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, at the Hospice House, in South Bend.
Lewis was born May 18, 1917, in Plymouth, to Harry J. and Loretta A. (Richard) Duwelius. Lewis married former Helen L. Zumbaugh Oct. 6, 1951 and enjoyed 31 years of marriage together. 

Death Notices 12-22-10: Jacob ‘Jake’ Borkholder, Robert Lee Miller, Mildred A. Wagoner

December 23, 2010

Jacob ‘Jake’ Borkholder
Dec. 21, 2010
NEW PARIS — Jacob “Jake” Borkholder, 66, of New Paris, died at 8:16 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010 at his residence.

December 22nd

Visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus

December 22, 2010

Santa and Mrs. Claus (with helpers William and Carolyn Cassell) visited Garden Court West apartments recently, spending time with residents and their families.

Project and court case continue

December 22, 2010

ARGOS — While a much needed drainage project is being contested, it isn’t coming to a stop.
While Thomas Crowell, a property owner continues to contest the assessment of the project, crews are set to begin work on the south side of Argos.
The project will give some much needed relief from storm water to that side of the town.

Audrie Mae (Hensley) Wright

December 22, 2010

Dec. 2, 1924 — Dec. 20, 2010
PLYMOUTH — Audrie Mae (Hensley) Wright, 86, Oakhill Avenue, Plymouth, formerly of Argos, died at 6:25 p.m. Monday, Dec. 20, 2010 at Miller’s Merry Manor, Plymouth, following a lengthy illness.
She was born Dec. 2, 1924 in Breathitt County, Ky. to Shelton and Zilla (Dyer) Hensley. She had lived in the Argos community since 1950 coming from Breathitt County, Ky.
She married Samuel Wright Oct. 30, 1943 in Breathitt County, Ky. and was a homemaker. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ, Argos.

Death Notices 12-21-10: Mary Edith Craig, Charles Louie Rudd Jr.

December 22, 2010

Mary Edith Craig
Dec. 21, 2010
WAKARUSA — Mary Edith Craig, 97, of Wakarusa, formerly of Bremen, died Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Wakarusa following a lengthy illness.   
She is survived by sisters: Esther Craig of South Bend, Alice Newsom of Fort Myers, Fla., Edna Gibboney of Elgin, Ill., and Wilma Rolston of South Bend.
A memorial service will take place at a later date with burial at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Bourbon.
Memorial contributions may be made to Heifer International Project (1 World Ave, Little Rock, AR, 72202).

Tigers top Triton at Mid-Winter DH

December 22, 2010

WINONA LAKE — Both Triton’s basketball teams struggled with high turnover numbers and low percentage shooting in the second half at the Mid-Winter Classic.
The Lady Trojans coughed up nine turnovers while converting just 5 of 17 shots as Warsaw defeated Triton 41-28 in the girls opener, while the Trojans gave up seven of their 13 total turnovers and were held to 7 of 22 shooting after a 48-percent first half in the second half of their 55-43 loss to the Tigers in the main event at the Grace Orthopaedic Capital Center at Grace College Tuesday.

Inspired Elkhart Christian routs Bremen in 2010 boys closer

December 22, 2010

ELKHART — After Tuesday’s 2010 finale, the Bremen boys basketball team hopes the new year brings better results.
Bremen found itself in a 15-point hole after a quarter against Elkhart Christian Academy and never challenged the hosts in a 50-27 defeat.
“They came out ready to play and we did not,” Bremen coach Kyle Hanyzewski said. “Our defensive effort was very concerning. I’m at a loss for words, and anybody that’s ever seen us play defense would say the same thing.”

December 21st

Death Notices 12-20-10: Lewis J. Duwelius, Margaret Ellen Sherwood

December 21, 2010

Lewis J. Duwelius
Dec. 20, 2010
WESTVILLE — Lewis J. Duwelius, 93, of Westville, died at 8:40 a.m. Dec. 20, 2010 at Hospice of South Bend.
Arrangements are pending with Van Gilder Funeral Home, 300 W. Madison St., Plymouth.

Margaret Ellen Sherwood
Dec. 19, 2010
PLYMOUTH — Margaret Ellen Sherwood, 90, of Plymouth, died Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010 at Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home.

Lions meet Christmas challenge

December 21, 2010

LAKEVILLE — The Lakeville Lions and LaPaz Lions billed their joint 2010 Toys for Tots campaign, “a bigger challenge.”
More than 1,500 toys, 63 food boxes for families with children and six more for senior citizens, record monetary contributions, boxes of donated clothes and winter wear, and a burgeoning number of community volunteers later, the groups certainly met the challenge.
Both Lions clubs spent the past several weeks raking in items, with a single blitz day in each town, as well as donation boxes located throughout the community.

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