Marshall County

Shirley A. Thayer-Watrous — PENDING

Shirley A. Thayer-Watrous, 74, Plymouth, and formerly of the Argos community died at 10:40 a.m. April 25, 2017, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Plymouth, where she had been in declining health. Arrangements are pending at Earl-Grossman Funeral Home

Joseph James Verteramo

Joseph James “Joe” Verteramo passed away at 6 p.m. Monday, April 24, 2017, in Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. He was 87. Joe was born Oct. 11, 1929 in Springfield, Mass. to James Joseph and Agnes (Brocka) Verteramo.  He earned a BS from Texas A&M College.  On Feb. … Read More

Charles Howard Ross

Charles “Chuck” Howard Ross, 61, Plymouth, died at 5:22 p.m. April 23, 2017, at his residence following a sudden illness. He was born on May 20, 1955 in Plymouth to Frank A. Ross and Kathryn M. (Heiser) Ross and had lived most of his life in Marshall County. … Read More

Ruth Noyer Castellano

Ruth Noyer Castellano, 85, Bremen, died at 12:58 a.m., Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Goshen Hospital.  She was a resident of Lakeland Healthcare in Milford for three years. She was born Feb. 4, 1932 in Davenport, Iowa to John William and Edna Mae (Fisher) Hultquist. Ruth first marriage was to … Read More

Virgil Henry Hess

Virgil Henry Hess, 91, Bremen, passed away at 10:36 a.m., Friday, April 21, 2017 in the Community Hospital of Bremen. Virgil was born on Nov. 12, 1925, the son of the late David and Pearl (Wise) Hess. On Sept. 4, 1947, he married Rosella Affeld. He is survived … Read More

Virgil Henry Hess

Virgil Henry Hess, 91, Bremen, passed away at 10:36 a.m., Friday, April 21, in the Community Hospital of Bremen.  Virgil was born on November 12, 1925, the son of the late David and Pearl (Wise) Hess. On September 4, 1947, he married Rosella Affeld. He is survived by … Read More

PENDING — Elias Ryan Beldon

Elias Ryan Beldon, infant son of Christopher Ryan Beldon and Ashley Ann (Overmyer) Beldon, passed away on Saturday April 22, at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth. He was born on April, 22, 2017 . Survivors include his parents – Christopher and Ashley Beldon, Argos; Maternal Grandparents – … Read More

Doyle R. Flory

Doyle R. Flory, 68, Tippecanoe, passed away unexpectedly, April 17, 2017 at 8:35 a.m. in his home. Doyle was born the son of Arnold and Clarabel (Carey) Flory at Bremen Oct. 8, 1948. He was a lifelong resident of the area. Doyle had worked for Wicks Lumber helping to … Read More

Susan Jane DeSchepper

Susan Jane DeSchepper, 47, Bremen, passed away at 12:25 a.m., Sunday, April 16, in Hospice House of Elkhart. Susan was born on June 10, 1969, the daughter of Edwin and Eleanor (Houin) DeSchepper. She is survived by a son: Nathaniel Spangle, Bremen; mother: Eleanor DeSchepper, Bremen; five brothers: … Read More

Sharon C. Satorius

Sharon C. Satorius, 77, passed away in her home with family by her side at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 15. She was such a tough woman through her cancer fight, as was her personality for everything. Sharon was born in Marshfield, Wis., on Aug. 6, 1939, to Elmer … Read More

Thomas E. ‘Tom’ McCan

Thomas “Tom” E. McCan, 54, Plymouth, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, April 16, in his residence. Friends may visit with the family from 4-7 p.m., Friday, April 21, in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth, where a Masonic service will take place at 7 p.m. … Read More


Homer Glenn Seltenright, 85, died after an extended illness on the evening of April 13, 2017, surrounded by much of his family, in the comfort of his home on the homestead where he was born, lived his entire life and has now passed to eternal life. A lifelong … Read More


Harold I. Parrish, 87, Plymouth, came to the end of his work and journey at 10:45 p.m.Thursday, April 13, 2017 with family by his side. His wife and he had lived in Sanford, Florida for 36 years before coming to Plymouth. Born in Adel, Georgia on July 10, … Read More

Carroll M. Schafer

Carroll M. Schafer, 91, of Bremen, passed away peacefully at 9:57 p.m., Thursday, April 13, in Signature Health Care of Bremen. Carroll was born on Dec. 30, 1925 in Union Township of St. Joseph County to the late Edgar F. and Agnes M. (Auer) Schafer. A lifetime member of … Read More

Robert D. Deacon Jr.

Robert D. “Bob” Deacon, Jr., 66, Argos, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at his home. Robert was born on Nov. 23, 1950 in Argos to Robert D. and Phyllis M. (Stull) Deacon. Robert has been a lifelong resident of Marshall County area. He was a graduate of … Read More

Colin David Contos

Colin David Contos, 50, died in Anderson, on April 9, 2017. His life on earth was too brief, yet those who loved him believe that he is now safe and at peace. Colin’s children Chloe, Claire, and Carson Contos were the light of his life. They were his … Read More