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October 18th, 2014

Substitute teacher fired from area schools

October 18, 2014

PLYMOUTH -- A substitute teacher hired recently by the Plymouth Community School Corporation was fired when school officials were tipped by a parent that the male substitute had allegedly been involved in criminal activity in another state.

October 17th

Friday night football

October 17, 2014

High School final scores:

John Glenn 21, Bremen 20
Laville 21, Culver Community 6
Guerin Catholic 27, Culver Military Academy 0
Plymouth 50, Northwood 28

PPD seeking information

October 17, 2014

PLYMOUTH — On the night of Oct. 15 a report was made to the Plymouth Police Department regarding a burglary and robbery on Hoham Drive.
According to the police report, Hubert Dulworth stated that an unknown subject had broken into a business that he managed and then attacked him. Dulworth stated that he was then hit on his head and became unconscious. He also informed officers that a large amount of cash was taken.

Dennis L. Hepler

October 17, 2014

Dennis L. Hepler
Feb. 16, 1959 - Oct. 13, 2014
BOURBON — Dennis L. Hepler, 55, a resident of Bourbon, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Oct.13, 2014 at home.

Mary A. “Mammie” Sester

October 17, 2014

Mary A. “Mammie” Sester
Dec. 31, 1921 - Oct. 15, 2014
WALKERTON- Mary Alice “Mammie” Sester, 92, passed away Wednesday, October 15, 2014 in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth, IN.
Mary was born Dec. 31, 1921 in Prestonberg, Kent. to Alan and Maude (Helton) Hale. She was married to Roscoe Jackson, who preceded her in death. She was then married to Edward Sester, who also preceded her in death along with her parents; brothers, Johnny, Addis, Mannis, Paul, Woodrow, Will, and Clell Hale; and sisters, Lila Klingerman and Ruby Kinsey.

Bart Woodke

October 17, 2014

Bart Woodke
July 30, 1961 - Oct. 8, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Bart E. Woodke, age 53, of Plymouth, Indiana, 46563, passed away at 5:49 p.m., on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at home.
Bart was born on July 30, 1961, in Gary, to Phillip and Rose M. (Malast) Woodke. Bart enjoyed marathon running, cooking, and animals. He had worked in Washington, D.C. for 20 years and was working near the Pentagon on 9-11. Most recently he worked at Wendy’s as a cook. He moved to the Plymouth area from LaCrosse, Indiana, about five years ago.

Dennis Lee Westafer

October 17, 2014

Dennis Lee Westafer
Sept. 4, 1947 - Sept. 8, 2014
XENIA, OHIO — Dennis Lee Westafer (67), born Sept. 4, 1947, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sept. 18, 2014 while at Elmcroft Assisted Living facility in Xenia, Ohio for only a short time.

Helen L. Spier

October 17, 2014

Helen L. Spier
Aug. 2, 1925 – Oct. 14, 2014
PLYMOUTH – Helen Louise (Hackett) Spier, 89, a Plymouth resident most of her life, passed away at 6:14 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 in the We Belong Senior Home in Plymouth.
The daughter of Victor and Elizabeth (Gross) Hackett, Helen was born on Aug. 2, 1925 in Akron, Ohio. She was a 1943 graduate of Newburg High School in Newburg, WV.
On Sept. 7, 1952, Helen and Henry H. “JR” Spier were married in Plymouth. Henry preceded her in death on March 29, 1988.

Jon E. Newcomb

October 17, 2014

Jon E. Newcomb
Nov. 12, 1944 - Oct. 12, 2014
BREMEN — Jon E. Newcomb, 69, of Bremen passed away Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014 at home.
He was born to Jack and Kathleen Newcomb on Nov. 12, 1944 in Warsaw. Jon attended Burket Elementary until the eighth grade and graduated from Mentone High School in 1963. Jon went on to graduate from DePauw University in 1967 and then began law school at Indiana University.

Wilfred Arthur “Art” Brock

October 17, 2014

Wilfred Arthur “Art” Brock
May 22, 1927 - Oct. 5, 2014
DENTON, TEXAS — Wilfred Arthur (“Art”) Brock, 87, formerly of Plymouth, Indiana, passed away Oct. 5, 2014, in Denton, Texas from Alzheimer’s Disease.
He was born at home in Bourbon on May 22, 1927, and was the second of 12 children, born to Harley Arthur and Edith Sherelda Marquart Brock. He graduated from Bourbon High School in 1945.

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