Obituaries

Benjamin Boys, 57, of Ann Arbor, formerly of Plymouth

Benjamin, 57, passed away from postoperative complications following an aorta transplant on June 26, 2024, at the University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan. He was the son of Michael D. and the late Joanne M. (Rigal) Boys, and ... Read more...

Rev. Michael (Mike) George Petz, 69, of Bourbon

BOURBON-Rev. Michael (Mike) George Petz, 69, was ushered into the arms of his Lord and Savior on Thursday, July 11, 2024. Born on July 9, 1955, he was the son of George and Myrtle (Sellers) Petz. He attended North Liberty High School, ... Read more...

Shirley Louise Kinney, 89, Bakersfield, CA

Bakersfield, CA – Shirley Louise Kinney, 89, born to Herman and Thelma (Rensberger) Jaqua in South Bend, IN on March 31, 1935 passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2024. Shirley was united in marriage with Paul Kinney on December 14, 1956. ... Read more...

Phil Hiatt, 79, of Plymouth

Mr. Phil Hiatt, 79, of Plymouth was surrounded by his loving family when he passed away at 11:50 AM on Monday, July 8, 2024, at Memorial Hospital of South Bend. On October 13, 1944, Philip Lynn Hiatt was born in Fulton County to ... Read more...

Sandra Sue (Pontius) Cartwright, 68, of Plymouth

Sandra Sue (Pontius) Cartwright, 68, of Plymouth, IN passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 7, 2024, with loved ones by her side. Sandy was born on April 27, 1956 in South Bend, IN to Robert and Wanda (Gouker) Pontius. Sandy is survived by ... Read more...

James “Jim” M. Ledden, 77, of Plymouth

James “Jim” M. Ledden, 77, of Plymouth, IN, passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2024 in his home. Jim was born to Alvin and Mary E. (Herbert) Ledden on April 21, 1947 in Atlantic City, NJ. He resided in Dyer and Hammond. He married Leann ... Read more...

Bonnie L. Bulger, 82, of Plymouth

PLYMOUTH – Bonnie L. Bulger, 82, of Plymouth passed away surrounded by her family on July 3, 2024. She was born in Decatur, IN on January 13, 1942 to James and Margaret Ritter. In union with the love of her life, Theodore Bulger, Bonnie ... Read more...

Sr. Eileen Sullivan (formerly Sr. Christopher) age 90, Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ

Sr. Eileen Sullivan (formerly Sr. Christopher) age 90, a lifelong teacher, childcare worker, and Pastoral Care minister, had a twinkle in her eye and love in her heart. She returned to her loving God on July 2, 2024.  Born April ... Read more...

Thelma “Jean” Bishop, 99, of Burr Oak

Thelma “Jean” Bishop, 99, of Burr Oak, IN, passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2024 in her daughter’s home surrounded by her loving family in Culver, IN. Jean was born to Arthur and Margaret (Anderson) Woolington on February 2, 1925 in ... Read more...

Melinda (Mindy) A. Nixon, 59 of Bowling Green, KY, formerly of Plymouth

Melinda (Mindy) A. Nixon, 59 of Bowling Green, KY, formerly of Plymouth died quietly on June 30, 2024, in her own home of natural causes. She was born on Sept. 29, 1964, in Rushville, IN to her parents William (Bill) and Sibyl (Meloy) ... Read more...

D. Eugene DeMont, 77, of Plymouth

 D. Eugene DeMont, 77, passed away surrounded by his loving family on June 30, 2024 at Holy Cross Village in Notre Dame. Born on November 17, 1946 in Plymouth, Gene was the son of George and Dorothy (Furry) DeMont. Gene graduated ... Read more...

James Edward Kruyer, Sr., 97, of Plymouth

James Edward Kruyer, Sr., 97, of Plymouth, IN, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, June 27, 2024, after a brief illness. James was born on August 18, 1926, to Otto A. and Bessie (Jacoby) Kruyer in Plymouth, IN. He ... Read more...

Diana B. Byelick Mitchell, 94, of Plymouth

Diana B. Byelick Mitchell, 94, passed away at her home on June 25, 2024. She was born on October 17, 1929 in Calumet City, IL to Felix and Mary (Mikac) Horvatich. Diana graduated from Thornton Fractional High School in 1947. She was united ... Read more...

Ida May Miller, 85, of Plymouth

 Ida May Miller, 85, passed away peacefully on June 25, 2024 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Plymouth. She was born on April 19, 1939 in Starke County, IN to Caklista Scott. Ida was united in marriage with Earl Miller on January 1, 1981 ... Read more...

Raymond “Ray” Albert Roth, 78, from Plymouth

Lifetime Plymouth resident Raymond Albert Roth, who was well known in northern Indiana for his lengthy career as a television reporter and videographer, died on June 25, 2024, at Miller’s Senior Living Community in his hometown. He was ... Read more...

Rex A. Sneff, 72, of Plymouth

Rex A. Senff, 72, of Plymouth passed away peacefully at home on June 26, 2024. He was born in Rochester on February 24, 1952 to Delbert and Deloris (Sarber) Senff. A lifetime resident of Plymouth, Rex married Brenda Bottorff on a sunny day ... Read more...

Sandra Kay Schori, 70, of Argos

Sandra Kay Schori, 70, went to be with the lord on June 22, 2024 at Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Wayne. She was born on July 30, 1953 to Samuel and Audrey (Hensley) Wright. A proud resident of Marshall County throughout her life, Sandy joined ... Read more...

James Harold Duff (Jim), 82, of Walkerton

James Harold Duff (Jim) passed away at home, surrounded by family and friends on June 20, 2024.  Jim was born on May 26th, 1942, in Plymouth, IN to George and Ada (Thompson) Duff.  Jim graduated from Argos High School in 1960 and ... Read more...

Susan M. Elliott, 80, of Plymouth

Susan M. Elliott, 80, of Plymouth, IN, passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2024 at Miller’s Merry Manor of Plymouth, IN. Susan was born on October 11, 1943 in Morristown, New Jersey to Joseph J. and Sophie (Westura) Tomala. She married ... Read more...

Norma E. Hite, 102, from Plymouth

Norma E. Hite, 102, of Plymouth, IN, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2024 in Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home of Plymouth, IN. Norma was born on October 21, 1921 to James L. and Kathryn I. (Perry) Trowbridge in Inwood, IN. She was a lifelong ... Read more...