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Garry Ervin Fluga
Gerry Ervin Fluga, 58, of Bremen, IN, formerly of Stewardson, IL, passed away at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022 in Ascension St. Vincent Hospital, Anderson, IN. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022 in Trinity Lutheran Church, Stewardson, IL with Rev... Read More
Howe & Yockey Funeral Homes
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 20 to Jan. 21, 2022.
JoHannah E. Gard
JoHannah E. Gard, age 94 of Bourbon, IN passed away on Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022 in her home. JoHannah was born to Clarence and Mary (Verier) Slough on April 2, 1927 in Rock Creek, OH. She has since been a life long resident of the Bourbon and Etna Green area. She graduated from Etna... Read More
Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 20 to Jan. 21, 2022.
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Roberta E. Hostetler
Roberta E. Hostetler, age 92 of Plymouth, IN passed away on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022 in Catherine Kasper Life Center of Donaldson, IN. Roberta was born to Robert and Elva (Wellman) Keiser on Aug. 12, 1929 in Knox, IN. She was a lifetime resident of the area and graduated from La Paz... Read More
Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 19 to Jan. 20, 2022.
Dorothy Joyce Kinney
Dorothy Joyce Kinney, 82, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, in Clearwater, FL. Dorothy was born on July 25, 1939, in Walkerton, IN, to the late Lloyd and Hattie (Snyder) Dankert. On July 16, 1959, in Munich, Germany she married Nelson Kinney who survives. Preceding her in death... Read More
Hahn Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 19 to Jan. 20, 2022.
Larry E. Mowrer
Larry E. Mowrer, 84, formerly of Rochester passed away at 11:45 PM on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 in Plymouth. On May 22, 1937, Larry Eugene was born in Macy to Rev. C. J. and Anna Marie Kerschner Mowrer. Growing up he shared his childhood with four sisters. In 1955, he graduated from... Read More
Good Family Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 19 to Jan. 20, 2022.
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Robert Dean Miller
Bob's remarkable journey in life began in Plymouth, IN, where he was raised by his parents Don and Sandy Miller. Their devoted son was baptized into the Church of God and attended North Salem Church. During his youth, his strong faith was evident by his frequent participation in church... Read More
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 18 to Jan. 19, 2022.
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Kevin N. Fleck
Kevin N. Fleck Sr. 64, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022 at home. Born on Jan. 16, 1957 in Plymouth, Indiana he was the son of Floyd and Mildred (Combs) Fleck. Kevin attended LaVille High School graduating with the class of 1975. One autumn evening on a hayride at church he... Read More
Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 17 to Jan. 18, 2022.
Linda L. Hesler
PLYMOUTH - Linda L. Hesler, 75, peacefully passed away in her home at 7:16 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. She was born in LaGrange, Indiana on April 4, 1946, to Floyd M. and Mildred Louise (Combs) Fleck. She attended LaPaz High School. She married Ira Samuels on June 1, 1962. He would... Read More
Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 17 to Jan. 18, 2022.
Ardis Pearl Hirstein
Ardis Pearl Hirstein, 99, of Bremen, passed away at 3:18 pm, Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022 in Mary B's Group Home of Lakeville. Ardis was born on Nov. 12, 1922 in Bremen to Peter A. and Edna S. (Sauer) Base. On July 24, 1976, she married Carl E. Hirstein. He passed away on Aug. 22, 1996... Read More
Mishler Funeral Home - Bremen
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 17 to Jan. 18, 2022.
Rosemarie Ratajczak
Rosemarie Ratajczak, 60, of Bremen, IN passed away at 8:05 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 11 in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center. Rosemarie was born on Feb. 5, 1961 in Syracuse, NY to Bruce and Frances (Micale) King. She grew up in Buena Park, CA. She is survived by her husband Mark Ratajczak... Read More
Mishler Funeral Home - Bremen
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 17 to Jan. 18, 2022.
Michelle C Van Nevel
Michelle C. Van Nevel, 53, of Plymouth, passed away at 9:18 am, Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022 in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth. Michelle was born on October 9, 1968 in South Bend to Charles and Lynda (Sipes) Arthurhultz. On March 13, 2015, she married Ralph Van Nevel. She... Read More
Mishler Funeral Home - Bremen
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 17 to Jan. 18, 2022.
Thursday, January 13, 2022
Kennetta Kay Smith
Kennetta Kay (Powell) Smith, 71 of Argos, Indiana passed away on Jan. 6, 2022 at 2:38 p.m. at Vibra Hospital of Northwest Indiana, Crown Point, Indiana. On March 14, 1950 in Argos, Indiana she was born to Kenneth D. Powell and Betty J. (Klingerman) Powell. She had lived in the Argos... Read More
Earl-Grossman Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 12 to Jan. 13, 2022.
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Judith A. McGovern
Judith A. 'Judy' McGovern, 83, of Walkerton, passed away on Jan. 8 in her home surrounded by her loving family. Judy was born in LaPorte, Indiana on May 30, 1938, to Wayne L. and Lois D. (Wilcox) Cover and was a lifelong resident of Walkerton. She was a graduate of Walkerton High... Read More
Hanley and Sons Funeral Home - Walkerton Chapel
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Mary Katherine "Katie" Morgan
Mary Katherine "Katie" Morgan of Alexandria, VA passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021 in Centreville, VA. Katie was born June 10, 1996, the beloved daughter of Bruce and Suzanne Morgan. She attended St. Thomas More Cathedral school and graduated from Bishop Denis J. O'Connell... Read More
Mishler Funeral Home - Bremen
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Marlene Jo Sparrow
Marlene Jo Sparrow, 89, North Manchester, died Dec. 22, 2021. The daughter of Earl E. and Mabel G. (Kintzel) Hatfield, Marlene was born Sept. 3, 1932 in Warsaw, Indiana. After graduating from Warsaw High School in 1950, Marlene married Richard Sparrow on Aug. 31, 1952. Since 1961... Read More
Mckee Mortuary
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Edwin Drochner
Edwin Drochner, age 89 of Hendersonville, TN passed away on Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022 in TriStar Skyline Medical Center of Nashville, TN. Edwin was born to Emil and Marie (Lorenz) Drochner on April 14, 1932 in Lithuania. He graduated with an apprentice degree. He married Martha Austin... Read More
Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 10 to Jan. 11, 2022.
Barbara Kathryn Neidig
Barbara "Barb" Kathryn (Yost) Neidig was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, sister, and friend to many. She passed from this world into the arms of her Savior, at 11:30 a.m., Jan. 8, 2022 at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center in Plymouth, IN at the age... Read More
Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 10 to Jan. 11, 2022.
William E. Wallace
William E. Wallace, 82, passed away on Friday, Jan. 7, 2022 at Brentwood of LaPorte Senior Living. Born on July 22, 1939 in Landenburg, Pennsylvania he was the son of William and Elizabeth (Smith) Wallace. After graduating from high school in 1957 William enlisted in the U.S. Navy... Read More
Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 10 to Jan. 11, 2022.
Jeffrey Zalesny
Jeffrey Zalesny, 63, Plymouth, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, at Life Care Center of Rochester. Jeffrey was born in Chicago, Illinois, on Thursday, May 8, 1958, to Walter and Dolores (Przytulski) Zalesny. He lived in Roselle, Illinois, during his teen years and then attended... Read More
Integrity Funeral Care - Marion
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 10 to Jan. 11, 2022.
Monday, January 10, 2022
Roger G. Kimble
PLYMOUTH- Roger G. Kimble, 88, passed away on Friday, January 7, 2022 at the Ernestine Raclin Hospice House. He was born on March 14, 1933, to George and Dorothy (Taber) Kimble. On June 12, 1954 he married his high school sweetheart, Wilma (Billie) Sriver at St. Michael's Catholic... Read More
Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 9 to Jan. 10, 2022.
Saturday, January 8, 2022
Mary Jane Manuwal
PLYMOUTH - Mary Jane Manuwal, 90, passed away peacefully at 3:25 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, at Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home in Plymouth. Born in Markle, Indiana, Mary Jane was the daughter of Ned G. and A. Lavon (Hughes) Miller. She graduated from Markle High School with the... Read More
Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 7 to Jan. 8, 2022.
Vickie L. Rottmiller
Vickie L. Rottmiller, age 68 of Rochester, IN passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022 in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center of Plymouth, IN. Vickie was born the daughter of Dale and Marceline (Young) Workman on April 18, 1953 in Kosciusko County, IN. She graduated from Triton High... Read More
Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 7 to Jan. 8, 2022.
Donald J. Shirley
Donald J. Shirley, 93 years old, passed away at 12:20 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022 at his home, surrounded by his wife and loving family. Mr. Shirley was born on Dec. 12, 1928 in South Bend, to the late Granville and Opal V. (Peterson) Shirley. He has been a lifelong resident of Lakeville... Read More
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 7 to Jan. 8, 2022.
Friday, January 7, 2022
Dennis L. Johnson
Dennis L. Johnson 62, of rural Walkerton passed away on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022 at 4:21 P.M. the result of an auto- train accident. He was born on July 27, 1959 in Plymouth to Dennis C. and Frieda (Hattery) Johnson. He attended Plymouth Schools. Dennis married his high school sweetheart... Read More
Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 6 to Jan. 7, 2022.
Thursday, January 6, 2022
Russell A. Steele
Russell A. Steele, 73, of Bremen was born on July 30, 1948 in Holmesville, NE to Marvin and Lucille (Forsyth) Steele. He attended school in Holmesville and the University of Nebraska, then began two years of volunteer service at the Brethren Service Center in Nappanee, IN. During... Read More
Mishler Funeral Home - Bremen
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 5 to Jan. 6, 2022.
Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Nicole R. Dickson
Nicole R. Dickson, 42, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 30 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth. Born on Nov. 26, 1979 in Plymouth, Indiana she was the daughter of George and Barbara (Gaines) Dickson Sr. Nicole was known as a very loving, sweet and kind person with a very... Read More
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 4 to Jan. 5, 2022.
Patricia A. Helton
Patricia A. Helton age 65, of Bourbon, Indiana passed away Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021 in Woodlawn Hospital of Rochester, Indiana. Pat was born the daughter of Darwin and Mattie (Troyer) Williams on Sept. 11, 1956 in Knox, Indiana and she was a graduate of Knox High School. She had been... Read More
Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 4 to Jan. 5, 2022.
Dora Jean Howard
WALKERTON – Dora Jean Howard passed away on Thursday, December 30, 2021, in Golden Living Center, Knox following an illness. She was born on April 15, 1927, in Royalton, KY to the late Bruce and Alka (Crace) Howard and was 94 years-old at the time of her death. She lived in the area... Read More
Rannells Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 4 to Jan. 5, 2022.
Janet L. Miller
Janet L. Miller, 73, of Culver, passed away Dec. 31, 2021, at St. Joseph Hospital in Mishawaka, Indiana. Janet was born in Blue Island, Illinois on Jan. 25, 1948. She was the oldest of 7 children born to Charles Tarquino Jr. and Pauline (Nauseda) McVicker. She married young and... Read More
Odom Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 4 to Jan. 5, 2022.
John J. "Swank" Swank
Passing into the great unknown on Dec. 31, 2021, was John J. Swank, known to his close friends simply as "Swank." John was born on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, 1949, to Roland J. and Billie G. (Franger) Swank. Of the 6 siblings in the Swank family, John was the different one. From... Read More
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 4 to Jan. 5, 2022.
Lynn E. Wilcox
Lynn E. Wilcox age 55, of Plymouth, IN, passed away Dec. 30, 2021, at her home. Lynn was born the daughter of Donald L. and Carolyn Joyce McAfee in Plymouth, IN on May 30, 1966. She was a lifelong resident of Plymouth, graduating from Plymouth High School in 1984 and continuing her... Read More
Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 4 to Jan. 5, 2022.
Nancy E. Young
Nancy E. Young, age 81 of Plymouth, IN passed away in her home on Dec. 28, 2021. Nancy was born on Dec. 9, 1940 to Theodore and Esther (Sutherland) Van Blaricom in Plymouth, IN. She graduated from Plymouth High School and worked at the Plymouth bus station and laundromat. She married... Read More
Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 4 to Jan. 5, 2022.
Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Theresa Rosina Anderson
Theresa Rosina Anderson, 87, of Bloomington, Indiana passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021 at her daughter's home. Born April 23, 1934 in Plymouth, she was the youngest daughter of Francis and Frances Houin. Theresa was a graduate of Plymouth High School and attended Ancilla Domini... Read More
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 3 to Jan. 4, 2022.
Ronnie G. Bradley
Ronnie G. Bradley, 64, of Rochester was surrounded by his loving family when he passed away at 10:05 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 23 at his home. This followed a valiant 11-month battle with cancer. On July 13, 1957, Ron was born in Burr Oak. In 1975 he graduated from Culver Community... Read More
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 3 to Jan. 4, 2022.
Charles E. Dunnuck
Charles E. Dunnuck, 74, of Bourbon, Indiana passed at 12:15 pm, Monday, Dec. 27, 2021 at Woodlawn Hospital of Rochester, Indiana. Chuck was born on March 13, 1947 in Warsaw, Indiana to the late Donald and Gladys (Snyder) Dunnuck. He was a 1965 graduate of Triton High School of... Read More
Hartzler Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 3 to Jan. 4, 2022.
Barbara Sue Flosenzier
PLYMOUTH - Barbara Sue Flosenzier peacefully entered the arms of Jesus on New Year's Eve. As fireworks sounded outside, nothing compared to the celebration Barb must have had in heaven. She had a strong faith in her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and leaned on him strongly in her final... Read More
Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 3 to Jan. 4, 2022.
Betty J. Guyse
Betty J. Guyse, age 92 of Plymouth, went to her heavenly home on Dec. 31, 2021, as she had come to know Christ as her personal savior. Betty was born on July 14, 1929 to Wallace John and Mary Elizabeth (Morris) Palmer in Plymouth, IN. She was a lifelong resident of Plymouth, IN... Read More
Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 3 to Jan. 4, 2022.
Steven Wayne Van Houten
PLYMOUTH - Pastor Steven Wayne Van Houten, 66, of Plymouth, died peacefully in his sleep on New Year's morning, Jan. 1, 2022, at his home. Born on Jan. 1, 1956, in Columbia City, Indiana, he was the son of the late Dale O. and Doris (Zumbrun) Van Houten. Growing up in the Coesse... Read More
Smith & Sons Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 3 to Jan. 4, 2022.
Sister Antoinette Marie Volk
Sister Antoinette (Marie) Volk, Poor Handmaid of Jesus Christ, died at 99 yrs. old on Jan. 1, 2022 at the Catherine Kasper Home, Donaldson, Indiana. She was just 2 weeks away from her 100th birthday. Born to Anton and Catherine (Kuenstler), Wendelin, IL she was preceded in death... Read More
Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Jan. 3 to Jan. 4, 2022.
Saturday, January 1, 2022
Bernice Gantz
Bernice Gantz, age 102 of Plymouth, IN passed away on Dec. 21, 2021 in the Catherine Kasper Home. Bernice was born to Harry and Loretta (Richard) Duwelius on July 27, 1919 in Plymouth, IN. She was a lifelong resident of Plymouth and graduated from Plymouth High School. She married... Read More
Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Dec. 31, 2021 to Jan. 1, 2022.
Gerri Lee King
Gerri Lee King passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, December 25, 2021. Gerri was born in Bremen on April 22, 1960 and was the firstborn child of Tony King and Shirley (Schaetzle) King Batty. She graduated from Triton High School with the class of 1978, and was currently employed... Read More
Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Dec. 31, 2021 to Jan. 1, 2022.
Patricia A. Kuskye
Patricia A. Kuskye, 88, passed away on Friday, December 24, 2021 at Signature Healthcare of Bremen. Born on March 27, 1933 in Elgin, Illinois she was the daughter of Newton and Hazel (Palmer) Averill. She attended Plymouth Lincoln High School. On Nov. 12, 1950 she married Ralph Kuskye... Read More
Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Dec. 31, 2021 to Jan. 1, 2022.
Dorothy Risner
Dorothy Risner, age 90 of Plymouth, passed away on Dec. 25 in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center of Mishawaka, IN. Dorothy was born to James and Bessie (Sumpter) Tyler on Jan. 16, 1931 in Etna Green, IN. She was a lifelong resident of the area and graduated from Etna Green High... Read More
Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Dec. 31, 2021 to Jan. 1, 2022.
Thursday, December 30, 2021
Valerie J. Hite
Valerie J. Hite, age 79 of Culver, IN passed away on Dec. 25, 2021 in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center of Plymouth, IN. Valerie was born to Robert Christy and Evia Mae (Linnabary) Johnston on June 21, 1942 in Michigan City, IN. She graduated from Chesterton High School, then received... Read More
Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Dec. 29 to Dec. 30, 2021.
Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Mark Jeffrey Barnes
Mark Jeffrey Barnes, 66, of Knoxville, Tennessee, formerly of Carmel, Indiana, passed away on Dec. 11, in Knoxville. Mark was born to Donald and Gerry (Miller) Barnes on Sept. 10, 1955, in South Bend, Indiana. He was a very bright student and graduated from Carmel High School. Mark... Read More
Odom Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Dec. 28 to Dec. 29, 2021.
Kathryn Alice Hoover
Kathryn "Kathy" Alice Hoover of Warsaw, Indiana passed away at 10:19 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 27 at Lutheran Downtown Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana at the age of 79. She was born on Jan. 2, 1942 in Plymouth, Indiana to Helen Lucille (Platz) and Daniel Hamilton Smith. On Sept. 3, 1961... Read More
Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Dec. 28 to Dec. 29, 2021.
Richard Earl Smith
Richard Earl Smith, 70 of Argos, Indiana passed away on Dec. 17, 2021 at 6:56 p.m. at Saint Joseph Health System, Plymouth, Indiana. On June 21, 1951 in Plymouth, Indiana he was born to Charles "Chuck" Smith and Darle Y. (Hughes) Smith. He has lived in the Argos community all of his... Read More
Earl-Grossman Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Dec. 28 to Dec. 29, 2021.
Tina M. Wleklinski
Tina M. Wleklinski, age 57 of Plymouth, IN passed away on Dec. 24, in St. Joseph Medical Center of Plymouth. Tina was born to Eugene and Roseanne (Romenzak) Noble on Sept. 23, 1964 in Knox, IN. She was married to William Wleklinski, Jr. and he preceded her in death on May 8, 2012... Read More
Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Dec. 28 to Dec. 29, 2021.
Tuesday, December 28, 2021
Fredrick T Burton
Fredrick T. Burton, Jr., age 56 passed away on Friday, Dec. 17 in Kosciusko Community Hospital of Warsaw, IN. Fredrick was born the son of Fredrick and Carole (Butler) Burton Sr. on Aug. 5, 1965 in Indianapolis, IN. He moved to Bourbon in 2020 and was a member of Cornerstone Church... Read More
Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Dec. 27 to Dec. 28, 2021.
Gerald E. Musick
Gerald E. Musick, 64, passed away on Friday, Dec. 24, 2021 in Plymouth. Born on Oct. 14, 1957 in Gary, Indiana he was the son of Wesley and Virginia (Kline) Musick. He attended Oregon-Davis High School graduating with the class of 1975. Gerald was a press operator for MPI Indiana... Read More
Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home
Published in The Pilot News from Dec. 27 to Dec. 28, 2021.
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