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home : obituaries September 25, 2016

Martha L. Murray
Martha L. Murray, 90, Rochester, died Friday, at Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw.

Survivors include three daughters, Julia Fairchild, South Bend, Delores Cleveland, Atwood, and Renee Servis, Terre Haute.

Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. Monday at Good Family Funeral Home.

Saturday, September 24, 2016
Janice K. Horn
Janice K. Horn, 67, Macy, died Wednesday at Dukes Memorial Hospital, Peru.

Survivors include her husband, Mickey Horn, Macy; son Troy W. Horn; and one brother, Bob Gibson, Rochester.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Monday at McClain Funeral Home, Denver. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Friday, September 23, 2016
James A. Shearer
James A. Shearer, 46, Rochester, died Saturday at home.

Survivors include his daughter, Nichole Hudson, South Bend; father James M. Shearer, Kewanna; and brothers Paul Shearer, Fair Oaks, and Todd Shearer, South Carolina.

Funeral service is noon Sunday at the Lake Bruce Garage-Community Hall. Visitation is 11 a.m. to the time of the service at the hall. Arrangements are handled by Harrison-Metzger-Rans Funeral Home.


Thursday, September 22, 2016
James A. Shearer
James A. Shearer, 46, Rochester, died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at Harrison-Metzger-Rans Funeral Home.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Dale Coplen
Donald Dale Coplen, 83, died at 9:34 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, at Parkview Wabash Hospital, Wabash.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Max E. Randall
Max E. Randall, 85, Kokomo, passed away at 9:39 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, at St. Vincent Hospital, Kokomo.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Max E. Randall
Max E. Randall, 85, Kokomo, died Sunday at St. Vincent Hospital, Kokomo. Stout & Son Funeral Home is handling arrangements.


Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Donald D. Coplen
Donald D. Coplen, 83, North Manchester, and formerly of Akron, died Monday at Parkview Wabash Hospital, Wabash. Arrangements are pending at Earl-Love Funeral Home.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Phillip L. Wills
Phillip L. Wills, 76, Camby, and formerly of Grass Creek, died Monday at Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation, Greenfield. Arrangements are pending at Harrison-­Metzger-­Rans Funeral Home.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Elizabeth A. Robinson
Elizabeth A. Robinson, 78, Flora, died Saturday at Franciscan Health Lafayette East Hospital, Lafayette.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Robert J. Beaver Jr.
Robert J. Beaver Jr., 56, Bourbon, died Friday at home.


Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Jeremy Lee Spencer
Jeremy Lee Spencer, 42, Rochester, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday morning, Sept. 11, 2016, at his mother's residence in Logansport.

Born Aug. 24, 1974, in Logansport, he was the son of Jeffery Lee Spencer and the former Connie Mae Evans.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Jimmie Dean Jones
Jimmie Dean Jones, 80, Warsaw, and formerly of Akron, passed away at 4:55 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.

On Sept. 5, 1936, Jimmie was born in Fulton County to Raymond R. and Arvada M. (Barnes) Jones.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Elizabeth A. Robinson
Elizabeth A. Robinson, 78, Flora, died Saturday at Franciscan Health Lafayette East Hospital, Lafayette. Arrangements are pending at Hartzler Funeral Home.
Monday, September 12, 2016
Mary Evelyn Wease
Mrs. Mary Evelyn Wease, 88 years, 10 months and 4 days, departed this life to her home of eternal rest with our Lord, at 12:48 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, at Visiting Nurse Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.
Monday, September 12, 2016
Mary E. Wease
Mary E. Wease, 88, Rochester, died Friday at The Hospice Home, Fort Wayne.

Survivors include three daughters, Martha Rose, Mentone, Phyllis Biddinger, Rochester, and Linda King, Bremen; two sons, Daniel Cox, Loveland, Colo., and David Cox, Plymouth; sister Betty Busch, Syracuse; and brother Wilbur Adams, Rochester.

Funeral service is 10 a.m. Wednesday at Good Family Funeral Home. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Tuesday and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Saturday, September 10, 2016
Doyne L. Wheadon
Doyne L. Wheadon, 77, Madisonville, Tenn., and formerly of Rochester, died Wednesday at home.

Survivors include his wife, Lana R. Wheadon; daughters Dawn Mappin, Rochester, Hope Eber, Rochester, and Becky Thomson, Logansport; and son Greg Wheadon, Rochester.

No service is planned. Arrangements are handled by Biereley-Hale Funeral Home.


Saturday, September 10, 2016
Robert J. Beaver Jr.
Robert J. Beaver Jr., 56, Bourbon, and formerly of Argos, died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at Earl-Grossman Funeral Home.


Saturday, September 10, 2016
Ryan N. Owens
Ryan N. Owens, 41, Warsaw, died Friday at home.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Lu Owens, Warsaw; parents John and Helen Owens, Mentone; son Matthew Owens; daughter Taylor Owens; sister Kim Carson, Etna Green; and brother Kevin Owens, Mentone.

Funeral service is 11 a.m. Monday at Winona Lake Grace Brethren Church, 1200 Kings Highway, Winona Lake. Visitation is 2-6 p.m. Sunday at King Memorial Home, Mentone.

Saturday, September 10, 2016
Linda K. Ringle
A memorial graveside service for Linda K. Ringle, 70, Rochester, who died Aug. 29, is 2 p.m. today at Citizens Cemetery, Rochester. A celebration of her life is 4 p.m. Sunday at Good Family Funeral Home. Friends may visit with her family from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Friday, September 9, 2016
Dorothy J. Martin
Dorothy J. Martin, 78, McAllen, Texas, and formerly of Akron, died Thursday in McAllen. Funeral service is pending.


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Friday, September 9, 2016
Deloris J. Laird
Deloris J. Laird, 88, Amboy, and Bradenton, Fla., went home to heaven to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016.
Friday, September 9, 2016
Leaetta M. Conrad
Leaetta M. Conrad, 82, Rochester, died Friday at home.

Survivors include her children, Ronald Conrad, Westville, Donald Conrad, Magnolia, Texas, and Connie S. Conrad, Rochester; brother Charles Young, Rochester; and sisters Loletta Stroud, Akron, and Mona Hammond, Shoals.

Memorial graveside service will be 1:30 p.m. today at Mount Hope Cemetery, Logansport. Arrangements are handled by Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home.

Thursday, September 8, 2016
Tyler Jess Mulvaney
Tyler Jess Mulvaney, 17, Rochester, passed away at 7:46 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, at his residence.
Thursday, September 8, 2016
Leaetta M. Conrad
Leaetta M. Conrad, 82, Rochester, passed away at 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 2, 2016, at her residence.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Mary Lou Beauchamp
Mary Lou Beauchamp, 89, Rochester, died Tuesday at Life Care Center of Rochester.

Mary Lou is survived by her son, Fred Carpenter, Rochester; and her daughter, Kathy Damron, Tad, W.Va.

Funeral service is 11 a.m. Friday at the Eastlawn Cemetery, North Liberty. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Good Family Funeral Home.


Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Harold L. Smith
Harold L. Smith, 79, Knox, passed away peacefully at 3:46 a.m. Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Jack R. Shoemaker
Jack R. Shoemaker, 74, Akron, passed away Sept. 4, 2016, at 8:10 a.m. at his daughter's residence.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Jack Fulton Cochran
Jack Fulton Cochran, 64, Rochester, passed away at 5:20 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, at his residence.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Glendeane Gayheart
Glendeane Gayheart, 70, Claypool, died Saturday at Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw.

Survivors include a daughter, Linda May, Warsaw; sons Matthew Shepherd, Mentone, Woody P. Shepherd, Rochester, and Earldean Shepherd, Floyd County, Ky.; brothers Rodney Case, Roy Case, and Michael Case; and sister Eugenia Johnson.

Service is 11 a.m. today at Burket United Methodist Church. Visitation started 5 p.m. Monday at the church and continues until the time of service. Arrangements are handled by King Memorial Home.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Edward Frank Druzbicki
Edward Frank Druzbicki, 77, Kewanna, passed away at his home on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016.
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Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Linda Kay Ringle
Mrs. Linda K. Ringle, 70, Rochester, passed away at her home on Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, following a valiant battle with Alzheimer's.
Saturday, September 3, 2016
Leaetta M. Conrad
Leaetta M. Conrad, 82, Rochester, died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home.


Saturday, September 3, 2016
Billy L. Burk
Billy L. Burk, 74, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, at his home.
Saturday, September 3, 2016
Edith Hacker
Edith Hacker, 83, of Mentor, Ohio, and formerly of Fulton, passed away Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, at Heartland of Mentor.
Friday, September 2, 2016
Carrie A. Williams
Carrie A. Williams, 78, Rochester, went home to Heaven at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, at her residence.
Thursday, September 1, 2016
Carrie A. Williams
Carrie A. Williams, 78, Rochester, died Tuesday at her home. Arrangements are pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home.


Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Betty M. Montgomery
Betty M. Montgomery, 90, Peru, died Monday at Blair Ridge Health Campus, Peru.

Survivors include her husband, Don; two daughters, Sheri L. Montgomery, Peru, and Pamela S. Shively, Peru; and her sister, Hazel L. Dragoo, Peru.

Funeral service is 10 a.m. Friday at New Waverly United Methodist Church, New Waverly. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Thursday at McClain Funeral Home, Denver, and one hour prior to the service on Friday at the church.


Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Dale R. Carpenter
Dale R. Carpenter, 82, Rochester, went home to be with the Lord at 12:05 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, at Life Care Center of Rochester.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Joseph D. Mounts Jr.
Joseph D. Mounts Jr., 41, Knox, and formerly of Rochester, passed away at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, at his residence.
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Wednesday, August 31, 2016
John Jacob Mutchler
John Jacob Mutchler, 94, Rochester, passed away at 7 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, at his residence.
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Linda K. Ringle
Linda K. Ringle, 70, Rochester, died Monday at home. Arrangements are pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home.


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Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Dale R. Carpenter
Dale R. Carpenter, 82, Rochester, died Monday at Life Care Center of Rochester. Arrangements are pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home.


Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Joseph D. Mounts Jr.
Joseph D. Mounts Jr., 41, Knox, and formerly of Rochester, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home.


Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Phyllis M. Martin
Phyllis M. Martin, 89, Tippecanoe, died Sunday at home.

Survivors include two daughters, Julia A. Teel, Mentone, and Marla J. Kreft, Tippecanoe; and a son, Roger A. Moriarty, Mentone.

Funeral service is 10 a.m. Thursday at Good Family Funeral Home. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.


Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Kenneth A. Medeiros
Kenneth A. Medeiros, 76, of Rochester, passed away at Miller's Merry Manor of Logansport on Aug. 26, 2016.
Monday, August 29, 2016
Phyllis M. Martin
Phyllis M. Martin, 89, Tippecanoe, died Sunday at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.
Monday, August 29, 2016
Maxine Edith Wells Bailey Morris Bearss
Maxine Edith Wells Bailey Morris Bearss, 90, Rochester, passed away at 10:20 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, at her residence.
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Kenneth Medeiros
Kenneth Medeiros, 76, Rochester, died Friday at Miller's Merry Manor, Logansport. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.


Saturday, August 27, 2016
Maxine B. Bearss
Maxine B. Bearss, 90, Rochester, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home.
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Friday, August 26, 2016
James 'Jim' G. Napier
James 'Jim' G. Napier, 57, Culver, died on Aug. 22, 2016, at Hospice House, South Bend.
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Mabel I. Paul
Mabel I. Paul, Grovertown, passed away Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, at IU Health La Porte Hospital while surrounded by her loving family. She was 78 years old at the time of her death.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Murray G. Hamman
Murray G. Hamman, 86, Peru, passed away at 5:07 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at Blair Ridge Health Campus, Peru.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Elizabeth 'Betty' Ann Tharp
Elizabeth "Betty" Ann Tharp, 85, Portage, Wis., passed away with her family at her side on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, at Tivoli at Divine Savior Healthcare, Portage, Wis.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Mary Irene Wynn
Mary Irene Wynn, 101, Dearborn, Mich., passed away Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in Riverview, Mich.  
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
John E. Brock
Memorial graveside service and military rites for John E. Brock, 66, Rochester, who died on Aug. 13, 2016, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, at Ever Rest Memorial Park, Logansport.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Susan Ireland
Susan Youtsey Ireland, 51, Denver, passed away at home at 4:06 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, surrounded by her family.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Thomas G. Hickle
Thomas G. Hickle, 63, Arab, Ala., and formerly of Kewanna, passed away peacefully at 4:35 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, surrounded by his family.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Mary I. Wynn
Mary I. Wynn, 101, Dearborn, Mich., and formerly of Kewanna, died Friday in Riverview, Mich.

Arrangements are pending at Harrison-Metzger-Rans Funeral Home.

Monday, August 22, 2016
Jerry Eugene Lewis
Mr. Jerry Eugene Lewis, 73, Rochester, was surrounded by his loving family when he passed away at 12:50 p.m. Aug. 17, 2016, at Memorial Hospital of South Bend.
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Charles E. Hollenback
Charles E. Hollenback, 80, Roann, died peacefully at his home surrounded by his family at 8:12 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19, 2016.
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Jerry E. Lewis
Jerry E. Lewis, 73, Rochester, died Wednesday at Memorial Hospital of South Bend.

Survivors include his wife, Judy; his daughter, Jennifer Lewis, Rochester; his son, Jeff E. Lewis, Rochester; his sister, Roxanne Murphy, Rochester; and his brother, Edward Lewis, Twelve Mile.

Funeral service is 10 a.m. Monday at Good Family Funeral Home. Visitation is 2-6 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to the service on Monday at the funeral home.


Friday, August 19, 2016
Thomas L. Haworth
Thomas L. Haworth, 72, West Lafayette and formerly of Rochester, passed away at 6:43 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, after a brief battle with cancer.
Friday, August 19, 2016
Jerry E. Lewis
Jerry E. Lewis, 73, Rochester, died Wednesday at Memorial Hospital, South Bend. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Karla Jane Funk
Karla Jane Funk, 59, of rural Akron, went home to be with her Lord at 6:52 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, at her residence. She had resided here since 2001, having moved from Wisconsin.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Paul Devon Henriott
Paul Devon Henriott, CWO2 U.S. Army, Retired, 90, Rochester, was surrounded by his loving family when he passed away at 5:39 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, at his residence.
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Thursday, August 18, 2016
Ronald K. Harshman
Mr. Ronald K. Harshman, 82, Rochester, passed away at 5:53 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, at Life Care Center of Rochester.
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Thursday, August 18, 2016
Daniel A. Fisher
Daniel A. Fisher, 48, Toledo, Ohio, and formerly of Rochester, died July 19, 2016, at Mercy Health-St. Anne Hospital, Toledo, Ohio.

Survivors include two sisters, Beth Studebaker, South Whitley, and Lori Cress, Twelve Mile; and two brothers, Don Fisher, Burns, Tenn., and Dru Fisher, Houston, Texas.

Visitation is 3-5 p.m. Saturday at McClain Funeral Home, Denver.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Robert Wayne Butt
Robert Wayne Butt, 87, Macy, passed away at 5:24 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016, at Dukes Memorial Hospital, Peru.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Maryruth Nickels
Maryruth Nickels, 92, of Franklin United Methodist Community in Franklin, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Thelma Louise Reutebuch
Thelma Louise Reutebuch, 90, Logansport, formerly of Macy, passed away at 8:43 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, at St. Joseph Hospital, Fort Wayne.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Mary E. Hayn
Mary E. Hayn, 86, 14758 Maple Road, Argos, died Friday at Miller's Merry Manor, Culver.
Monday, August 15, 2016
Maralyn L. Booher
Maralyn L. Booher, 83, Mishawaka, passed away at 11:40 a.m. Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, in her sleep surrounded by loved ones at Creekside Village, Mishawaka.
Monday, August 15, 2016
John E. Brock
John E. Brock, 66, Rochester, passed away at 11:39 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.
Monday, August 15, 2016
Kathleen Mulholland
Kathleen Mulholland, 68, Rochester, passed away at 6:24 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, at Memorial Hospital, South Bend.
Monday, August 15, 2016
Dragoljub Graovac
Dragoljub Graovac, 61, Rochester, passed away at 10:35 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester.
Monday, August 15, 2016
Kathleen Mulholland
Kathleen Mulholland, 68, Rochester, died Thursday at Memorial Hospital, South Bend. Arrangements are pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home.


Saturday, August 13, 2016
Martha Jane 'Marty' Foreman
Mrs. Martha Jane "Marty" Foreman, 91, Macy, was surrounded by her loving family when she passed away at 2:48 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, at Wynnfield Crossing, Rochester.
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Saturday, August 13, 2016
Martha J. Foreman
Martha J. Foreman, 91, Macy, died Thursday at Wynnfield Crossing, Rochester.

Survivors include her husband, Fred; and two sons, Terry Foreman, Macy, and Mike Foreman, Macy.

Funeral service is 1 p.m. Monday at Good Family Funeral Home. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to the service on Monday at the funeral home.

Friday, August 12, 2016
Dennis C. Wilson
Dennis C. Wilson, 66, Perrysburg, passed away at 7:03 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, at Dukes Memorial Hospital, Peru.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Dennis C. Wilson
Dennis C. Wilson, 66, Perrysburg, died Tuesday at Dukes Memorial Hospital, Peru.

Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at McClain Funeral Home, Denver. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Vickie E. Holloway
Vickie E. Holloway, 59, Rochester, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Kathy Dawn Schaeffner
Kathy Dawn Schaeffner, 60, resident of Macy for the last 20 years, passed away early Tuesday morning in her residence.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Kenneth A. Garland
Kenneth A. Garland, 97, 625 Oakhill Ave., Plymouth, and formerly of Argos, died Saturday at Miller's Merry Manor, Plymouth.

Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn Clingenpeel, Warsaw, and Nancy Kinsey, Tippecanoe; a sister, Virginia Bernero, Culver; and a brother, Victor Garland, Knox.

Funeral service is 10 a.m. Wednesday at Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Monday, August 8, 2016
Betty L. Rouch
Betty L. Rouch, 89, formerly of Fulton County, passed away at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, at Miller's Merry Manor, Peru.
Saturday, August 6, 2016
Edmund H. Schellhorn
Edmund H. Schellhorn, 96, Rochester, passed away peacefully at 12:55 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, at his daughter's residence.
Friday, August 5, 2016
Edmund Schellhorn
Edmund Schellhorn, 96, Rochester, died Tuesday at his daughter's home. Arrangements are pending at Harrison-Metzger-Rans Funeral Home.
Thursday, August 4, 2016
Bettie J. Wilson
Memorial graveside service for Bettie J. Wilson, 84, Rochester, who passed away on July 27, 2016, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Rochester. Arrangements are handled by Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester.
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Betty L. Rouch
Betty L. Rouch, 89, formerly of Fulton County, died Tuesday at Miller's Merry Manor, Peru. Arrangements are pending at Kroeger Funeral Home.
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Rodney A. Reichard
Rodney A. Reichard, 46, Akron, died Monday at his parents' home.

Survivors include his wife, RaeAnn; two daughters, Rolanda and Miraenda; a son, Riley; parents John and MaryKay Reichard; four sisters, Candy Reichard, California, Kathleen Gibbs, Georgia, Kara Reichard, California, and Connie Duran, California; and three brothers, Ray Reichard, Macy, Robin Reichard, Georgia, and Ryan Reichard, Virginia.

Funeral service is 10 a.m. Friday at Good Family Funeral Home. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Thursday and one hour prior to the service Friday at the funeral home.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Harriette M. Conner
Harriette M. Conner, 92, Mexico, died Tuesday at home.

Funeral service is 11 a.m. Friday at the Mexico Church of the Brethren. Visitation is from 3-8 p.m. Thursday at McClain Funeral Home.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Linda Shearer
Linda Shearer, 73, Kewanna, passed away at 4:48 p.m. Saturday, July 30, 2016, at her residence surrounded by her loving family.


Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Robert D. Powell
Robert D. Powell, 71, Yoder, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2016.

Robert is survived by his wife Jana; son Kurt (Cindy), Bluffton; granddaughter Crystal (Kyle) Perkins, Rochester; and great-granddaughter Avery, Rochester. He is also survived by siblings Beverly Ross, Kansas City, Kan., Roland, Akron, Dennis, Champion Lake, and Mark, Macy.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ruth and Boyd; and brothers Oliver and Larry.

Funeral service was at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Home. Robert is buried in Omega Cemetery, Akron.


Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Rodney Reichard
Rodney Reichard, 46, Akron, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.


Tuesday, August 2, 2016
James Everett Goshert
James Everett Goshert, 95, a retired farmer of Mentone, finished his earthly work and died peacefully at 7:25 a.m. Sunday, July 31, 2016, at Grace Village Retirement Community, Winona Lake, where he had resided for 12 days.
Monday, August 1, 2016
Linda D. Shearer
Linda D. Shearer, 73, Kewanna, died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at Harrison-Metzger-Rans Funeral Home.
Monday, August 1, 2016
Imogene Mavis
Imogene Mavis, 91, Auburn, died Thursday, July 28, 2016, at Betz Nursing Home, Auburn.
Saturday, July 30, 2016
Walter Easterday
Walter Easterday, 93, Warsaw, passed away Friday, July 29, 2016, at 6:50 a.m. at Miller's Merry Manor, Warsaw.
Saturday, July 30, 2016
Melvin C. Walter
Melvin C. Walter, 63, Culver, died July 23, 2016.

Survivors include five children, Tracy Keener, Jeremy Barclay, Raymond Walter, Rose Walter, and Lance Walter; and siblings Jack, Dawn, Dian, Deb, Pat, and Cheryl.

No service is scheduled. Arrangements are handled by Odom Funeral Home, Culver.


Saturday, July 30, 2016
Virginia R. Weidner
Virginia R. Weidner, 92, formerly of Rochester, died Thursday at Miller's Merry Manor, Warsaw.

Survivors include a daughter, Cinda Swihart, Tippecanoe.

Funeral service is noon Monday at Good Family Funeral Home. Visitation is 10 a.m. to the time of the service Monday at the funeral home.

Saturday, July 30, 2016
Homer V. Smith
Homer V. Smith, 89, Twelve Mile, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2016, at his residence.
Friday, July 29, 2016
Bettie J. Wilson
Bettie J. Wilson, 84, Rochester, passed away at 5:20 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at Life Care Center of Rochester.
Friday, July 29, 2016
Debra L. Yerk
Debra L. Yerk, 53, Macy, died Tuesday at Woodlawn Hospital.

Survivors include two children, Rebecca L. Clark, Macy, and Charles J. Yerk, Macy; and nine siblings, Dennis Cattin, Peru, Edith Browning, Rochester, Allen Lambert, Rochester, Susan Shambarger, Macy, Pam Cattin, Winamac, Glen Cattin, Winamac, Lenny Lambert, Rochester, John Cattin, Mexico, and Larry Cattin, Macy.

Funeral service is 5 p.m. Sunday at McClain Funeral Home. Visitation is from 2 p.m. to the time of the service Sunday at the funeral home.

Friday, July 29, 2016
Michael A. Lawrence
Michael A. Lawrence, 81, Denver, died Tuesday at Dukes Memorial Hospital, Peru.

Survivors include three children, Dr. Kenneth E. Lawrence, Logansport, Patricia A. Sanai, Carmel, and Michelle K. Lawrence, Fort Wayne; and one sister, Alicia Snyder, New Haven.

Visitation is 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday at McClain Funeral Home. Funeral service follows visitation at Chili Community Cemetery.

Friday, July 29, 2016
Reba Faye Garrison
Reba Faye Garrison, 75, Rochester, passed away at 7 a.m. on Monday, July 25, 2016, at Miller's Merry Manor, Culver.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Calvin Wade Mikesell
Calvin Wade Mikesell, 92, Rochester, was surrounded by his loving family when he passed away at 9:11 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at Hickory Creek, Rochester.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Reba Faye Garrison
Reba Faye Garrison, 75, Rochester, passed away at 7 a.m. on Monday, July 25, 2016, at Miller's Merry Manor, Culver.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Traci D. Ross-Munsey
Traci D. Ross-Munsey, 53, Rochester, died Saturday in Kokomo.

Survivors include her father, Jack Ross, Leiters Ford; sons Ross Bailey, Kokomo, and Scott Bailey, Greentown; and daughters Melissa Musselman, Rochester, and Amber Beauchamp, Carmel.

Funeral service is 11 a.m. today at Braman & Son Memorial Chapel, Knox.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Maxine N. St. Clair
Maxine N. St. Clair, 101, Grass Creek, passed away at 4:20 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at WoodBridge Health Campus, Logansport.
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Helen L. McSherry
Helen L. McSherry, 98, rural Claypool, passed away at 3:54 a.m. Friday, July 22, 2016, at Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw.
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Jennifer Kay Hanish
Jennifer Kay Hanish, 45, Akron, passed away Monday, July 18, 2016, at 6:34 a.m. at home.
Friday, July 22, 2016
James 'Jim' A. Pugh
James "Jim" A. Pugh, 65, Lucerne, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at St. Elizabeth East Hospital, Lafayette.
Friday, July 22, 2016
Maxine St. Clair
Maxine St. Clair, 101, Grass Creek, died Wednesday at WoodBridge Health Campus, Logansport. Arrangements are pending at Harrison-Metzger-Rans Funeral Home.
Friday, July 22, 2016
Burl L. Nifong
Burl L. Nifong, 80, Indianapolis, and formerly of Marshall County, died July 8, 2016, at Community Hospital North, Indianapolis.

Survivors include his wife, Miriam Nifong, Indianapolis; and sisters Gladys R. Snyder, and Betty A. Nolin, both of Argos.

Funeral service is 2:30 p.m. Friday at Argos Maple Grove Cemetery, Juniper Road, Argos. Visitation is 1 p.m. until the time of the service Friday at Earl-Grossman Funeral Home.


Thursday, July 21, 2016
James 'Jim' Edward Felke
James "Jim" Edward Felke, 73, Rochester, passed away at 10:10 a.m. Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at his residence.
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Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Allen 'Al' Edgar Zeyen
Allan "Al" Edgar Zeyen, 84, Rochester, passed away Thursday, July 14, 2016, at his residence.
Saturday, July 16, 2016
Nedra Joyce Zellers Bahler
Nedra Joyce Zellers Bahler, 75, passed away on July 14, 2016, at 9:50 a.m. at IU North Hospital in Carmel after a four-week battle with gallbladder and peritoneal cancer.
Saturday, July 16, 2016
Larry Joe Gearhart
Larry Joe Gearhart, 64, Twelve Mile, passed away at 2:28 a.m. on Friday, July 15, 2016, at Logansport Memorial Hospital.
Saturday, July 16, 2016
David Jonathan Norman
David Jonathan Norman, 94, Macy, passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2016, at his residence.
Saturday, July 16, 2016
Joyce L. Katschke
Joyce L. Katschke, 73, Rochester, died Thursday at Life Care Center of Rochester.

Survivors include her husband, Bill; two daughters, Debbie Border, Rochester, and Katie Fenstermacher-Wetmore, Sunrise, Fla.; two sons, Darrin Fenstermacher, Rochester, and Raymond Fenstermacher, Rochester; a sister, Judy Welch, Merrillville; and a brother David Blade Jr., Hammond.

Funeral service is 5 p.m. Monday at Good Family Funeral Home. Visitation is 2 p.m. until the time of the service Monday at the funeral home.

Saturday, July 16, 2016
Joyce Katschke
Joyce Katschke, 73, Rochester, died Thursday at Life Care Center of Rochester. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.


Friday, July 15, 2016
Allan E. Zeyen
Allan E. Zeyen, 84, Rochester, died Thursday at home.

Survivors include his wife, Pat; two daughters, Kathleen Kennell, Royal Center, and Lisa Zeyen, Star City; two sons, Mark Zeyen, Osceola, and Scott Zeyen, Rochester; a sister, Lois Gleeson, Laconia, N.H.; and a brother, David Zeyen, New Palestine.

Funeral service is 11 a.m. Monday at Good Family Funeral Home. Visitation is 1-4 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to the service Monday at the funeral home.
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Friday, July 15, 2016
Richard L. Hoff
Richard L. Hoff, 78, Kewanna, passed away at 7:20 a.m. Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at his residence.
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Betty J. Sutton Tignor
Betty J. Sutton Tignor, 81, Rochester, passed away at 8:50 a.m. Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at Life Care Center of Rochester.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Richard L. Hoff
Richard L. Hoff, 78, Kewanna, died Tuesday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Harrison-Metzger & Rans Funeral Home, Kewanna.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Mary E. Lyons
Mary E. Lyons, 88, Macy, died Sunday.

Survivors include two daughters, Elizabeth Ann Butt, Macy, and Ann Marie Lyons, Monroe, Mich.

Funeral service is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. John's Catholic Cemetery, Tipton. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated in Michigan at a later date. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. today at McClain Funeral Home, Denver.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Paul D. Rimpler
Paul D. Rimpler, 81, died July 2, 2016, at Blair Ridge Health Campus, Peru.

Survivors include two children, Steve Rimpler, Twelve Mile, and Becky (Keith) Beck, Avon.

Funeral service is 11 a.m. Saturday at McClain Funeral Home. Visitation is one hour prior to the service Saturday at the funeral home.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Matthew Brian Coers
Matthew Brian Coers, 16, Coldspring, Texas, went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 6, 2016, as a result of injuries he sustained in a motor vehicle accident.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Linda Lou Baugh
Linda Lou Baugh, 64, Rochester, passed away at 6:03 a.m. Monday, July 11, 2016, at her residence.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Mary L. Goodner-Norris
Mary L. Goodner-Norris, 99, of Fulton, passed away Saturday, July 9, 2016, at Woodbridge Health Campus in Logansport.
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Monday, July 11, 2016
Gerald L. Sanders
A funeral service for Gerald L. Sanders, 62, Macy, who died May 26, 2016, is 1:30 p.m. Friday at Crown Point Cemetery, Kokomo.
Thursday, July 7, 2016
Peggy L. Fishburn
Peggy L. Fishburn, 67, passed away Friday, July 1, 2016, in Fort Wayne.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Thomas G. Potter Sr.
Thomas G. Potter Sr., 47, Rochester, died Saturday at Woodlawn Hospital.

Survivors include his children, Adrianna Lee Potter, Rochester, and Thomas G. Potter Jr., Rochester; mother Mayfre Potter, Rochester; and brothers John D. Potter, Monterey, Dwayne E. Potter, Plymouth, and Roger L. Potter, Monterey.

Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Dale A. Douglass
Dale A. Douglass, 88, Delphi, died Friday, July 1, 2016, at 6:10 a.m. at White Oak Health Campus, Monticello.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Alma G. Drudge
Alma G. Drudge, 80, Mentone, died Wednesday at her home.

Survivors include her husband, Rex; daughter Rose Zartman, Leesburg; sons Rodger Drudge, Jacksonville, Fla., Eddie Drudge, Claypool, and John Drudge, Mentone; sister Lou Silveus, Mentone; and brothers Frank Setser, Germantown, Ohio, Marvin Setser, Clintwood, Va., Calvin Setser, Prestonburg, Ky., and Jimmy Setser, Etna Green.

Funeral service is 11 a.m. Saturday at Cook's Chapel Church, Warsaw. Visitation is 9:30 a.m. to the time of service Saturday at the church.

Arrangements are handled by the King Memorial Home.

Friday, July 1, 2016
LeRoy Mullins Jr.
LeRoy Mullins Jr., 72, Kewanna, died Tuesday at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia, Kewanna; sons Randy L. Mullins, Spokane, Wash., Richard L. Mullins, Winter Park, Fla., Ryan L. Mullins, DeBary, Fla., and Russell L. Mullins Sr., Kewanna; brother Ralph Mullins, Rochester; and sisters Verna Huegel, South Bend, Bessie Bain, Minnesota, Luella Mullins, Kokomo, and Jean Caldwell, Minnesota.

The service is private. Arrangements are handled by Harrison-Metzger & Rans Funeral Home.

Thursday, June 30, 2016
Lorene Helen Zartman Billman
Lorene Billman died at her home in Akron, on June 28, 2016.
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Lorene H. Billman
Lorene H. Billman, 94, Akron, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Nina Ruth Hubbard
Nina Ruth Hubbard, 90, formerly of Rochester and currently of New Haven, died on Sunday, June 26, 2016, at Parkview Memorial Hospital, Fort Wayne.

She was born in Rochester, on Oct. 16, 1925, to the late Charles W. Shively and Glenna (Sutton) Shively.
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Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Donnabelle See
Donnabelle See, 94, Deedsville, passed away at 12:45 p.m. Friday, June 24, 2016, at her residence.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Jack Brazil
Jack Brazil, 73, Rochester, died Oct. 29, 2015, at home.

Survivors include his wife, Lynette; two daughters, Annette Cowen, Los Angeles, Calif., and Casey Nine, Dobbins, Calif.; two sons, Robert Brazil, Rochester, and John Brazil, Rochester; and two sisters, Jill Hegler, Los Angeles, Calif., and Donna Paris, New Mexico.

Memorial service is 11 a.m. Friday at Good Family Funeral Home.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Alma Hensley
Alma Hensley, 85, Plymouth, died Sunday at Miller's Merry Manor, Plymouth.

Survivors include her daughters, Joyce A. Wilhelm, Argos, and Norma Jean Ruh, Argos; her sons, Jerry Hensley, Argos, Stanley Hensley, Plymouth, and Randy Hensley, Argos; her sister, Faye Montgomery, Tifton, Ohio; and her brother, Grover Craft, Tippecanoe.

Funeral service is at noon Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ, Argos. Visitation is 10 a.m. to the time of the service Wednesday at the church. Arrangements are handled by Earl-Grossman Funeral Home.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Mary L. Rose
A funeral service for Mary L. Rose, Mentone, who died June 11, 2016, is 7 p.m. Thursday at Burket United Methodist Church.


Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Francis L. Babcock
Francis Lee "Bud" "Doc" Babcock, 87, passed away of natural causes on Dec. 23, 2015, at his home in Green Valley, Ariz.
Monday, June 27, 2016
Jerry L. Bretzinger
Mr. Jerry L. Bretzinger, 64, Rochester, passed away at 6:15 a.m. Thursday, June 23, 2016, at his residence.
Monday, June 27, 2016
Sally M. Townsend
Sally M. Townsend, 60, Peru, passed away Sunday, June 26, 2016, in her residence.
Monday, June 27, 2016
Grace L. Norman
Grace L. Norman, 86, Macy, passed away at 1:45 a.m. on Friday, June 24, 2016, at Life Care Center of Rochester.
Saturday, June 25, 2016
Jerry L. Bretzinger
Jerry L. Bretzinger, 64, Rochester, died Thursday at home.

Survivors include his wife, Sue; and three daughters, Cheryl Jones, Rochester, Sarah Brown, La Porte, and Amy Bretzinger, Rochester.

Funeral service is 10 a.m. Tuesday at Good Family Funeral Home. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Monday and one hour prior to the service Tuesday at the funeral home.


Saturday, June 25, 2016
Brenda Kay Van Meter
Brenda Kay Van Meter, 59, Jackson, Mich., and formerly of Flint, Mich., passed away at 5:08 a.m. Friday, June 24, 2016, at Genesys Regional Medical Center, Grand Blanc, Mich.
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Saturday, June 25, 2016
Stephanie Lynn Krugman
Stephanie Lynn Krugman, 59, Syracuse, passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2016.
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Friday, June 24, 2016


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