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Wednesday, July 26, 2017
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home : obituaries July 26, 2017

Terry Jordan
Terry Jordan, 56, Rochester, died July 16, 2017, at home.

Survivors include four sisters, Flou Rane Jordan, Rochester, Joann Jordan, Grand Junction, Colo., Ann Harris, Rochester, and Rachel Clark, Rochester; and three brothers, Lynn Jordan, Monterey, Glenn Jordan, St. Charles, Ill., and Marvin Jordan, Fort Wayne.

His memorial service is 3 p.m. Saturday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Rochester. Arrangements are handled by Good Family Funeral Home.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
John W. Sayger
John W. Sayger, 88, Rochester, died Tuesday at Life Care Center of Rochester. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Donald Everett Metzger
Donald Everett Metzger passed away at Miller's Merry Manor in Culver on July 22, 2017, at the age of 99 years and eight months.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Janice Marie Bahney
Former Akron and Rochester resident, Ms. Janice M. Bahney, 77, was surrounded by her loving family when she passed away at Life Care Center, Rochester, at 8:55 p.m. July 22, 2017.

In Wabash County on Feb. 28, 1940, Janice Marie Flook was born. She was the treasured daughter of Ray and Axie "Lucille" Cole Flook. Growing up as one of the five Flook children, she shared her childhood with three sisters and a brother.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Janice M. Bahney
Janice M. Bahney, 77, died Saturday at Life Care Center of Rochester.
Monday, July 24, 2017
Charles A. Richard
Charles A. Richard, 57, Rochester, died Wednesday at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
Saturday, July 22, 2017
James 'Jim' Johnson
Mr. James "Jim" Johnson, 84, Rochester, was surrounded by his loving family when he passed away at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at his home.

On Aug. 1, 1932, James was born in Egeland, N.D. He was the treasured son of Axel and Lilly Haller Johnson. Growing up as the firstborn, he shared his childhood as one of 13 children. Following high school, patriotism beckoned. Jim answered the call serving with the United States Army during the Korean War.

Saturday, July 22, 2017
Jacalyn L. Haist
Jacalyn L. Haist, 62, Mentone, died Wednesday in Mentone.

Survivors include her daughter, Meredith Adams, Mentone; her mother, Eva Mae Haist, Mentone; and her brothers, Herb Haist, Mentone, and Randy Haist, Brookville, Ohio.
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Friday, July 21, 2017
James Johnson
James Johnson, 84, Rochester, died Wednesday at home.

Survivors include his wife, Winette; a daughter, Joni Thiry, Rochester; and his sons, Jeff Johnson, Mentone, and Jerry Johnson, Warsaw.

Friday, July 21, 2017
Charles Richard
Charles Richard, 57, Rochester, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.
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Thursday, July 20, 2017
James Johnson
James Johnson, 84, Rochester, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Jacalyn L. Haist
Jacalyn L. Haist, 62, Mentone, died Wednesday in Mentone. Arrangements are pending at King Memorial Home.
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Eleanor Elaine Alderfer
Eleanor Elaine Alderfer, 70, Greenfield, and formerly of northern Fulton County, passed away at 6:17 p.m. Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Hancock Regional Hospital, Greenfield.

Elaine was born on Dec. 15, 1946, in Rochester, to Louis E. and Louise E. (Windbigler) Kelly.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Eloise L. Good
Eloise L. Good, 84, Plymouth, died Monday at home.

Survivors include her daughter, Diana Flory, Plymouth; her sons, Gailen D. Good, Bourbon, Denis M. Good, Argos, and Doug B. Good, Argos; and her sister, Kathy Conley, Plymouth.

Her funeral service is 10 a.m. Wednesday at Maple Grove Cemetery, Juniper Road, Argos. Arrangements are handled by Earl-Grossman Funeral Home.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Tabatha L. Dabrasky
Tabatha L. Dabrasky, 34, North Manchester, died unexpectedly at 7:30 a.m. at July 15, 2017, at her residence.

She was born on March 11, 1983, in Baltimore, Md. Her parents are Robert Scott Kline and Vickey Lynn (Dabrasky) Kline.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Eleanor E. Alderfer
Eleanor E. Alderfer, 70, Greenfield, and formerly of Mentone, died Sunday at Hancock Regional Hospital, Greenfield. Arrangements are pending at King Memorial Home.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Donald R. Heckathorn
Donald R. Heckathorn, 85, Denver, died Saturday at home.

Survivors include three children, Gail France, Peru, David Heckathorn, Peru, and Terrie Armstrong, Chili; and one sister, Judy Driscoll, Peru.

His funeral service will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at McClain Funeral Home. Visitation is 2 p.m. to the time of the service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Paisley R. Hurley
Infant Paisley R. Hurley, 3 days, died Friday at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Survivors include her mother, Chasity Hurley, Mentone; her father, Jeremy Hendrix, Milford; and her brother, Bentley Hurley.

A private family service will occur. Arrangements are handled by King Memorial Home.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Mahlon Z. Martin Kenneth Z. Martin
Mahlon Z. Martin, 13, and Kenneth Z. Martin, 12, Rochester, sons of Amzie R. and Edna (Zimmerman) Martin, passed away on Sunday afternoon, July 16, 2017, in Marshall County.

Mahlon was born on April 22, 2004, in Elkhart, and Kenneth was born on May 31, 2005, in Elkhart. Mahlon had just finished seventh grade, and Kenneth had completed fifth grade.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Keith L. Anderson
Keith "Andy" L. Anderson passed away on July 8, 2017, at the age of 93.

He was born and raised in Logansport as one of nine siblings born to the late Clemens and Ogle Miller Anderson. After graduating from Logansport High School in 1942, he enlisted in the U.S. Army in April 1943 and served in the European Theater of Operations in Central Europe. During WWII's Battle of the Bulge, he received three Bronze Stars for meritorious service in combat and also was awarded the Military Victory Medal.

Monday, July 17, 2017
Terry Jordan
Terry Jordan, 56, Rochester, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.
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Monday, July 17, 2017
Laura J. Lewis
Laura Jean Lewis, 80, of Rochester, was surrounded by her loving family when she passed away at 7:05 a.m. Friday, July 14, 2017, at her home.

On Nov. 9, 1936, Laura Jean Sayger was born just east of Athens. She was the precious daughter of Herschel "Pete" Leroy and Mary Feece Sayger. As one of the twelve Sayger children, she was the eleventh. Growing up she shared her childhood with three sisters and seven brothers including Jack, who survives.

Monday, July 17, 2017
Susan A. Shepherd
Susan Anne "Boomer" Shepherd, 62, of Rochester, passed away at 7:06 p.m. Friday, July 14, 2017, at her residence.

On Oct. 24, 1954, Susan was born in Rochester to Herman and Hazel Nicodemus Bowman.

Monday, July 17, 2017
Laura J. Lewis
Laura J. Lewis, 80, Rochester, died Friday at home.

Survivors include her husband, Jack; a daughter, Peggy Stover, Pierceton; two sons, Larry J. Adams, Coleman, Texas, and Ken Adams, Warsaw; and a brother, John Sayger.

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

Saturday, July 15, 2017
Marjorie A. Enyart
A memorial service for Marjorie A. Enyart, 93, South Bend, and formerly of Rochester, who died May 29, 2017, is 1 p.m. July 29, 2017, at Liberty Township Community Center, 3098 S. 800 E., Walkerton.
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Mildred Marie Miller Eller
Mildred Marie Miller Eller, 94, Roann, died at 10:20 a.m. Friday, July 14, 2017, at Hickory Creek, Rochester.

She was born March 21, 1923, in Miami County, to Abraham H. and Nellie H. (Keppel) Miller.

Saturday, July 15, 2017
Susan Shepherd
Susan Shepherd, 62, Rochester, died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.


Saturday, July 15, 2017
Frederick 'Gus' Russell DeWitt
Frederick "Gus" Russell DeWitt, 83, Fulton, passed away at 1:37 p.m. on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at IU Health University Hospital, Indianapolis.

Born March 31, 1934, in Cass County, he was the son of Russell Irvin and Edith Mary Nice DeWitt. On Sept. 29, 1967, at Bethlehem United Methodist Church, Twelve Mile, he was married to the former Rita Anne Wolf. She survives.

Friday, July 14, 2017
Betty A. Thornton
Betty A. Thornton, 87, Mentone, and formerly of Rochester, passed away at 11:25 a.m. Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at her daughter's residence in Mentone.

She was born on Jan. 6, 1930, in Warsaw, to Virgil and Mabel Louise (Franks) Cook. Her first marriage was to Paul Wiard. She then married Elmer "Bud" Thornton on Sept. 26, 1964. He passed away on April 18, 2009.

Friday, July 14, 2017
Betty A. Thornton
Betty A. Thornton, 87, Mentone, died Wednesday at her daughter's home. Arrangements are pending at King Memorial Home.


Thursday, July 13, 2017
Quinton Dale 'Red' Thiry
Quinton Dale "Red" Thiry, 61, Rochester, passed away at 8:44 p.m. on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at his residence.

Born Oct. 25, 1955, in Peru, he was the son of Paul G. Thiry and the former Nellie Spencer.


Thursday, July 13, 2017
Alexander T. Beam
Infant Alexander T. Beam, Argos, died Friday at Woodlawn Hospital.

Survivors include his parents, Ryan and Katelyn Beam, Argos.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Ralph L. Clupper
Ralph L. Clupper, 90, Rochester, passed away at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at his residence.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
David L. Conover
David L. Conover, 56, Rochester, passed away at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at his residence.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Esther E. Miller
Esther E. Miller, 89, Rochester, passed away Friday, July 7, 2017, at 6:55 p.m. at WoodBridge Health Campus, Logansport.
Monday, July 10, 2017
Shirley A. Leazenby
Shirley A. Leazenby, 80, Mexico, died Friday at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
Monday, July 10, 2017
Stuart Milton 'Stu' Shippy
Mr. Stuart Milton "Stu" Shippy, 84, Rochester, passed away at 1:49 p.m. Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at his residence.
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Saturday, July 8, 2017
Stuart M. Shippy
Stuart M. Shippy, 84, Rochester, died Wednesday at home.
Friday, July 7, 2017
Robert L. Gordon Sr.
Robert L. Gordon Sr., 93, Lucerne, went home to be with the Lord at 9:24 a.m. Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.

He was born Feb. 19, 1924, in Kewanna, to Eugene L. and Maude A. (Robbins) Gordon. He married Rose Ann Daugherty on May 28, 1950, in Fulton. She survives.

Friday, July 7, 2017
Irene C. Mahoney
Irene C. Mahoney, 86, formerly of Rochester, passed away at 2:04 p.m. Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at her daughter's residence in Southfield, Mich.

She was born on Sept. 16, 1930, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of John and Hattie (Golding) Hubers. On May 26, 1951, in Chicago, Ill., she married Thomas E. Mahoney. He preceded her in death in 2005.

Friday, July 7, 2017
Joseph E. Maddux
Joseph E. Maddux, 74, Kent, Wash., and formerly of Athens, died June 27, 2017, in Kent, Wash.
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Martha Harding
Martha Harding, 82, Peru, died Monday at Blair Ridge Health Campus, Peru.
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Stuart M. Shippy
Stuart M. Shippy, 84, Rochester, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Elizabeth D. Good
Elizabeth D. Good, 40, Plymouth, died Tuesday at home.
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Courtney E. Moyer
Courtney E. Moyer, 35, Plymouth, died Sunday at home.
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Hugh F. Fuller Jr.
Hugh F. Fuller Jr., 56, Claypool, died Monday at home.
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Irene C. Mahoney
Irene C. Mahoney, 86, Southfield, Mich., and formerly of Rochester, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home.
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Martha Harding
Martha Harding, 82, Peru, died Monday at Blair Ridge Health Campus, Peru. Arrangements are pending at Hartzler Funeral Home.
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Sue McCowan
Mrs. Sue McCowan, 71, of Rochester, passed away at 7:01 a.m. Thursday, June 29, 2017, at her residence.
Monday, July 3, 2017
George R. Rentschler
George Raymond Rentschler, 85, Rochester, passed away at 5:03 a.m. Thursday, June 29, 2017, at his residence.
Monday, July 3, 2017
Sue McCowan
Sue McCowan, 71, Rochester, died Thursday at home.


Saturday, July 1, 2017
Sue McCowan
Sue McCowan, 71, Rochester, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.
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Friday, June 30, 2017
Russell Lee 'Pudge' Egolf
Russell Lee "Pudge" Egolf, 78, Rochester, passed into eternity at 12:31 a.m. Monday, June 26, 2017, at his home.

He was born Dec. 13, 1938, in North Manchester, to Earl E. and Eleanor (Pratt) Egolf.
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Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Kenneth Freels
Kenneth Freels, 86, Spring Hill, Fla., and formerly of the Fulton area, died Sunday.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Jerry P. Stowe
Jerry P. Stowe, 62, Rochester, and formerly of Niles, Mich., passed away on May 30, 2017, in Fort Wayne.
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Kristina J. McIntyre
Kristina J. McIntyre, 49, Rochester, died Thursday at Signature Healthcare of Fort Wayne.

Survivors include her husband, Michael; two daughters, Ashton Hall, Rochester, and Johanna E. McIntyre, Mount Vernon, Ill.; her son, Dustin J. McKee, Rochester; her sister, Linda Martin, Peru; and her brother, Bobby Holland, Peru.

Her funeral service is 4 p.m. Tuesday at Good Family Funeral Home. Visitation is 3 p.m. to the time of the service Tuesday at the funeral home.

Saturday, June 24, 2017
Phillip E. Perdue
Phillip E. Perdue, 58, Norfolk, Va., and formerly of Rochester, died June 16, 2017, in Norfolk, Va.

Survivors include his wife, Melissa Perdue; his mother, Linda Perdue; and his sister, Kari Blackley.

His celebration of life is 2-4 p.m. Tuesday at WHRO TV station in Norfolk, Va.

Friday, June 23, 2017
Cara E. Sheppard
Cara E. Sheppard, 29, Peru, died Monday at Dukes Memorial Hospital, Peru.


Friday, June 23, 2017
Anna M. Slone
Anna M. Slone, 94, Mentone, died Wednesday.
Friday, June 23, 2017
Anna Slone
Anna Slone, 94, Mentone, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at King Memorial Home.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Marjorie A. Braun
Marjorie A. Braun, 95, Winamac, died Tuesday at Pulaski Memorial Hospital, Winamac.

Survivors include her daughters, Carol Shafer, Plymouth, and Kay DeWitt, Royal Center; and her sister, Wilma Swindell, Sparta, Tenn.

Her funeral service is 11 a.m. EDT Monday at Frain Mortuary, Winamac. Visitation is 2-6 p.m. EDT Sunday at the funeral home.

Thursday, June 22, 2017
Ashley Nicole DeMont
Ashley Nicole DeMont, 17, died at 4:04 p.m. June 19, 2017, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, from injuries she sustained in an automobile accident.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Karen M. Grimm
Karen M. Grimm, 70, Clinton, Ark., died April 28, 2017, at home.

Survivors include her husband, James R. Grimm; her sons, James M. Grimm, Rochester, and Daniel R. Grimm, Clinton, Ark.; a brother, David McCarthy, Ocala, Fla.; and a sister, JoAnne Wingereid, Loveland, Ohio.

Her memorial service is 1-4 p.m. Sunday at Crawford Park, 1000 E. Mishawaka Ave., Mishawaka.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Zachery A. Pierce
Zachery A. Pierce, 27, Waukesha, Wis., died March 26, 2017.

Survivors include two sons, Dominec Pierce and Dante Pierce; his parents, Donald and Carolyn Raska, Rochester; four sisters, Penelope Prater, Texas, Anna Nicole Stanley, Warsaw, Jamie Painter, Illinois, and Amber Sauer, Illinois; and three brothers, Michael High, North Carolina, Braxton Raska, Rochester, and James Raska, Illinois.

A memorial service is noon Monday at Good Family Funeral Home. Visitation is 11 a.m. to the time of the service Monday at the funeral home.

Saturday, June 17, 2017
Larry Joe Bucks
Larry Joe Bucks, 78, Rochester, and formerly of Kewanna, passed away at 5:58 p.m. on June 14, 2017, at his residence.
Friday, June 16, 2017
John E. Shiffer
John E. Shiffer, 74, Indianapolis and summertime resident of Lake Manitou, departed this life Tuesday, June 13, 2017.
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Anna R. Laughlin
Anna R. Laughlin, 26, South Bend, died Tuesday at Memorial Hospital, South Bend.

Survivors include her mother, Tammy Bowser, Nappanee; her father, Randall Laughlin, Mentone; her sister, Kimberly Hanes, Nappanee; and her brother, Jessie Laughlin, California.

Her funeral service is 7 p.m. Friday at Hartzler Funeral Home. Visitation is 5 p.m. to the time of the service Friday at the funeral home.


Thursday, June 15, 2017
Larry J. Bucks
Larry J. Bucks, 78, Rochester, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home.


Thursday, June 15, 2017
Phyllis Jean Geyer
Phyllis Jean Geyer, 86, passed away at 7:38 a.m. on Monday, June 12, 2017, at the Hospice House of South Bend.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Gerald Allan Lange
Gerald Allan Lange, 76, Isle of Palms, S.C., husband of the late Carol Jean Zent Lange, died Sunday, June 11, 2017.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Patricia S. Miller
Patricia S. Miller 68, Mexico, and formerly of Rochester, died Saturday at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.

Survivors include her children, Pavo Kent, Plymouth, and Donald Kent, West Chazy, N.Y.

No service is scheduled at this time. Arrangements are handled by Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home.


Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Patricia S. Miller
Patricia S. Miller, 68, Mexico, died Saturday at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. Arrangements are pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Sheryl "Sheri" J. Woods
Sheryl "Sheri" J. Woods, 64, Rochester, passed away at 12:05 a.m. Saturday, June 3, 2017, at the Center for Hospice Care, South Bend.
Monday, June 12, 2017
Douglas G. Cultice
Douglas G. Cultice, 77, Argos, died Saturday at home.
Monday, June 12, 2017
Charles W. Gray
Charles W. Gray, 70, Kewanna, died Saturday at home.
Monday, June 12, 2017
Skyler Kruse
Skyler Kruse, 29, Quantico, Va., died May 14, 2017, at home.
Monday, June 12, 2017
Edward 'Buck' Charles Howard
Edward "Buck" Charles Howard, 55, Macy, passed away at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, June 9, 2017, at his residence.

Born Sept. 13, 1961, in Knox, he was the son of the late Alonzo and Anna Miller Howard.

Saturday, June 10, 2017
Kenneth Eugene Saine
Mr. Kenneth Eugene Saine, 83, Rochester, was surrounded by his loving family when he passed away at 5:33 p.m. Thursday, June 8, 2017, at his home. He had been in failing health the past eight years.
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Sheryl J. Woods
Sheryl J. Woods, 64, Rochester, died June 3, 2017, at South Bend Hospice House.

Survivors include two sons, Mike Woods, and Matt Woods, both of Rochester; and a sister, Diana Shoemaker, Akron.

Her funeral service with visitation is 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the Good Family Funeral Home.

Saturday, June 10, 2017
Linda A. Snapp
Linda A. Snapp, 65, Rochester, died Thursday at Life Care Center of Rochester. Arrangements are pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home.
Friday, June 9, 2017
Edward 'Ed' Carl Westwood
Lifetime Fulton County resident, Mr. Edward "Ed" Carl Westwood, 65, Rochester, passed away at 3:32 p.m. Saturday, June 3, 2017, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Edward C. Westwood
Edward C. Westwood, 65, Rochester, died Saturday at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.
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Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Sheryl J. Woods
Sheryl J. Woods, 64, Rochester, died Saturday at South Bend Hospice House. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.
Monday, June 5, 2017
Ralph Pickens
Ralph Pickens, 96, Lucerne, passed away Saturday, June 3, 2017, at his residence.
Monday, June 5, 2017
Millie Smith
Mrs. Mildred "Millie" Kay Smith, 77, Rochester, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday morning, May 31, 2017, at her residence.
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Saturday, June 3, 2017
Justin T. Walther
Justin T. Walther, 26, Logansport, died Wednesday at St. Vincent Hospital, Kokomo.

Survivors include his parents, Mark A. Sr. and Donna L. Walther, North Manchester; and his brother, Mark A. Walther Jr., Logansport.

His funeral service is 7 p.m. Tuesday at McClain Funeral Home. Visitation is 4 p.m. to the time of the service Tuesday at the funeral home.

Saturday, June 3, 2017
Richard L. Colwell
Richard L. Colwell, 73, Rochester, died Thursday at home.

Survivors include his wife, Vicki; two daughters, Tammy Smith, Pella, Iowa, and Linda Vowels, Columbiaville, Mich.; a son, Bobby Jo Rozell, Jacksonville, Texas; two sisters, Linda A. Humphries, The Villages, Fla., and Cheryl J. Copeland, Garver Lake, Mich.; and two brothers, Roland G. Colwell, Kewanna, and Dewey Jones, Gatesville, Texas.

A prayer service is 3 p.m. Monday at Good Family Funeral Home. Visitation is 2 p.m. to the time of the service Monday at the funeral home.

Saturday, June 3, 2017
Pamela L. Dickinson
Pamela L. Dickinson, 70, Akron, passed away on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. She was born on Sept. 3, 1946, to Albert E. "Ted" Hawk Jr. and LaVerta Sundheimer in Miami, Fla.
Friday, June 2, 2017
Kathryn Leanna Metzger
Kathryn Leanna Metzger, 97, Akron, died.

Mom left us May 23, 2017, at 12:20 p.m. at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester, to meet our Lord and dad after 13 years. She had a hospital stay of six days before going home. Kate was born Feb. 25, 1920, in Wabash County to Jesse S. and Nona (Mishler) Blickenstaff. She graduated from Chester High School in 1939.

Friday, June 2, 2017
Justin T. Walther
Justin T. Walther, 26, Logansport, died Wednesday at St. Vincent Hospital, Kokomo. Arrangements are pending at McClain Funeral Home.
Friday, June 2, 2017
Samuel E. Hoover
Samuel E. Hoover, 86, Denver, died Wednesday at home.

Survivors include his wife, Mary; his sons, Mike Hoover, Plymouth, and Monte Hoover, Indianapolis; his sister, Rosalee Ratliff; and his brother, Raymon Hoover.

His funeral service is 4 p.m. Sunday at McClain Funeral Home. Visitation is 2 p.m. to the time of the service Sunday at the funeral home.

Friday, June 2, 2017
Marjorie Aldora Enyart
Marjorie Aldora Enyart, 93, South Bend, passed away peacefully surrounded by family at 2:20 p.m. Monday, May 29, 2017, at Miller's Merry Manor, Walkerton.

She was born on March 6, 1924, in Rochester, to Alvin and Dora Ann (Ogden) Hoffman.

Friday, June 2, 2017
Richard L. Colwell
Richard L. Colwell, 73, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.
Friday, June 2, 2017
Dennis A. Lebo
Mr. Dennis A. Lebo, 62, of Rochester, passed away on Friday, May 26, 2017, at Woodlawn Hospital shortly after admission.
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Stanley A. Kendall
Stanley A. Kendall, 64, Warsaw, died Wednesday at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. Survivors include his sister, Sheri Reeve, Pierceton; and his brother, Larry Kendall, Bremen.

His funeral service is 10 a.m. Saturday at Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, 208 N. Michigan St., Argos. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Thursday, June 1, 2017
Russell W. Slusser
Russell W. Slusser, 78, Denver, died Tuesday at Miller's Merry Manor, Peru.

Survivors include his wife, Minnie.

His funeral service is 1:30 p.m. Friday at McClain Funeral Home. Visitation is 11:30 a.m. to the time of the service Friday at the funeral home.

Thursday, June 1, 2017
Daryl H. Minix
Mr. Daryl H. Minix, 39, originally from Rochester, most recently of Lebanon, passed away May 29, 2017, at Witham Hospital in Lebanon.
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Kenneth W. Richardson
Kenneth W. Richardson, 68, rural Macy, passed away at 1:50 a.m. Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at his residence.
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Thursday, June 1, 2017
Samuel E. Hoover
Samuel E. Hoover, 86, Denver, died Wednesday at home. Arrangements are pending at McClain Funeral Home.
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Mildred K. Smith
Mildred K. Smith, 77, Rochester, died Wednesday at home.

Survivors include her husband, Dale; three children, Dave Smith, Sandy Owens, and Kevin Smith, all of Rochester; a sister, Carolyn Beach, Kouts; and a brother, Cliff Beach, Valparaiso.

Her funeral service is 11 a.m. Monday at Good Family Funeral Home. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to the service Monday at the funeral home.

Thursday, June 1, 2017
Michael S. Maloney
The creed of the true saint is to make the most of life, and to make the best of it. Heaven gained a true saint in Michael S. Maloney, 73, Kokomo, who left this life at 5:19 p.m. on Friday, May 26, 2017, at Community Howard Regional Hospital in Kokomo surrounded by family and loved ones. He was born on Aug. 30, 1943, in Kokomo, to Robert and Lucille (Swisher) Maloney. On March 3, 1962, he married Pamela F. Schmitt, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Kokomo. She survives. Together they celebrated 55 years of marriage this year.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Patricia A. Hipskind
Patricia A. Hipskind, 78, Peru, died Monday at St. Vincent Kokomo Hospital.

Survivors include her husband, Joseph Hipskind, Peru; her sister, Judy Tremblay, Long Sault, Ontario, Canada; and six children, Diana Craig, South Bend, Andrew Hipskind, Plymouth, Lisa Wilmotte, San Antonio, Texas, Sarah Hipskind, Peru, Paula Shimba, South Bend, and David Hipskind, South Bend.

Her funeral service is 8 p.m. Friday at the First Assembly of God church, 365 Monroe Ave., Peru. Visitation is 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and from 6:30-8 p.m. Friday at the church. Arrangements are handled by McClain Funeral Home.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Richard K. Holloway
Richard K. Holloway, 77, rural Rochester, passed away at 7:05 p.m. Friday, May 26, 2017, at his residence after being in failing health for seven years.

He was born on July 11, 1939, in Fulton County to Omer Jack and Hazel (Tilden) Holloway.


Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Nancy L. Luckenbill
Nancy L. Luckenbill, 83, passed away at 8:40 p.m. Thursday, May 25, 2017, at Miller's Merry Manor, Warsaw.


Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Dennis A. Lebo
Dennis A. Lebo, Rochester, died Friday at Woodlawn Hospital.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Dennis Lebo
Dennis Lebo, 62, Rochester, died Friday at Woodlawn Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Nancy Luckenbill
Nancy Luckenbill, 83, formerly of Akron, died Thursday at Miller's Merry Manor, Warsaw. Arrangements are pending at Hartzler Funeral Home.
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Richard Holloway
Richard Holloway, 77, rural Rochester, died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at King Memorial Home.
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Robert W. Rhodes
Robert W. Rhodes, 87, Rochester, passed away at 6:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 25, 2017, at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester.
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Friday, May 26, 2017
Georgianna Grubbs
Georgianna Grubbs, 91, Claypool, passed away at 12:10 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw.
Friday, May 26, 2017
Anthony 'Tony' Thomas Krintz
Anthony "Tony" Thomas Krintz, 42, Lucerne, died on May 23, 2017, at 3:12 p.m. in Grass Creek.
Friday, May 26, 2017
Anthony T. Krintz
Anthony T. Krintz, 42, Lucerne, died Tuesday at Grass Creek. Arrangements are pending at Earl-Grossman Funeral Home.
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Georgianna Grubbs
Georgianna Grubbs, 91, Claypool, died Wednesday at Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw. Arrangements are pending at King Memorial Home.
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Carter C. Murphy
Carter C. Murphy, 76, Denver, died Sunday at Dukes Memorial Hospital, Peru.

Survivors include his wife, Shirlee Ann Murphy, Denver; three children, Bruce Murphy, Denver, Max Murphy, Indianapolis, and Samuel Murphy, Indianapolis; his sister, Julia Martin, Morehead, Ky; and his brother, Royce Murphy, Benefield, England.

His memorial service is 11 a.m. Friday at Denver Baptist Church. Visitation is 9 a.m. to the time of the service Friday at the church. Arrangements are handled by McClain Funeral Home.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Jack P. Rowe
Jack P. Rowe, 80, Argos, died Tuesday at Miller's Merry Manor, Culver.

Survivors include his wife, Janet Rowe, Argos; his daughter, Pamela S. Mechling, Plymouth; his son, Brad A. Rowe, Argos; and his brothers, Richard Rowe, Plymouth, and Gene Rowe, Argos.

His funeral service is 1 p.m. Friday at the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, 208 N. Michigan St., Argos. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Dean Smith
Mr. Dean Smith, 85, Rochester, passed away at 2:14 p.m. Friday, May 19, 2017, at his residence.
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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Ann S. Lough
Ann S. Lough, 78, Indianapolis, and formerly of Culver and Rochester, passed away at 8:05 p.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Community Hospital North, Indianapolis. She was surrounded by her family.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Scott A. Gardner
Scott A. Gardner, 69, Plymouth, died Friday at home.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Charles F. Coombs
Charles F. Coombs, 77, Macy, died Friday at home.
Monday, May 22, 2017
Ann S. Lough
Ann S. Lough, 78, Indianapolis, and formerly of Rochester, died Saturday at Community Hospital North, Indianapolis. Arrangements are pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home.


Monday, May 22, 2017
Lloyd D. Smith
Lloyd D. Smith, 85, Rochester, died Friday at home.
Monday, May 22, 2017
Dean Smith
Dean Smith, 85, Rochester, died Friday at home. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Edward D. Wilcox
Edward D. Wilcox, 76, Argos, died on May 16, 2017, at 7 a.m. at his residence in Argos. He had been in declining health for several years.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Sharon L. Bope
Sharon L. Bope, 72, Plymouth, passed away on Sunday, May 14, 2017, in the Elkhart Hospice House.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Rosetta Stout
Rosetta Stout, 78, Logansport, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at 10:45 p.m. Monday, May 1, 2017, at her residence.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Allen W. Kochenderfer
Allen W. Kochenderfer, 62, Rochester, died Tuesday at home.

Survivors include his sons, Stacey Kochenderfer, Rochester, and Keith Kochenderfer, Michigan City; his brother, Wayne Kochenderfer, the Philippines; and his sisters, Lynn Hughes and Carol Shirer, both of California.

No service is scheduled at this time. Arrangements are handled by Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home.

Thursday, May 18, 2017
Phillip E. Jackson
Phillip E. Jackson, 65, Argos, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Earl-Grossman Funeral Home.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Phillip Elwood Jackson
Phillip Elwood Jackson, 65, Argos, died on May 14, 2017, at 8:36 p.m. at his residence in Argos, where he had been in declining health.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Edward D. Wilcox
Edward D. Wilcox, 76, Argos, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Earl-Grossman Funeral Home.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Skyler Kruse
Skyler Kruse, 29, Quantico, Va., received the greatest gift possible this past Mother's Day. We celebrate her passage into eternal life on May 14, 2017, at home with her family by her side.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Ellen Lee Flenar
Ellen Lee Flenar, 87, rural Mentone, passed away at 12:37 a.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017, at Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home, Fort Wayne.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Sue A. Blanchard
Sue A. Blanchard, 72, Rochester, died Monday at Woodlawn Hospital.

Survivors include a daughter, Tammy Boetsma, Rochester; two sons, Kairon Korbell, Rochester, and Scott Blanchard, Paige, Texas; a sister, Nancy Hammond, Lebanon; and a brother, Robert Burton, Beaufort, S.C.

Her funeral service is 11 a.m. Thursday at Good Family Funeral Home. Visitation is 10 a.m. to the time of the service Thursday at the funeral home.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Allen Wayne Kochenderfer
Allen Wayne Kochenderfer, 62, Rochester, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Lana Winegardner Blanchard-Pitcock
Lana Winegardner Blanchard-Pitcock, 68, Rochester, went to be with her Lord on May 4, 2017, at Life Care Center of Rochester.


Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Marjorie I. Young
Marjorie I. Young, 88, died Sunday at Albany Health Care, Albany.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Phillip E. Jackson
Phillip E. Jackson, 65, Argos, died Sunday at home. Arrangements are pending at Earl-Grossman Funeral Home.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Francis Oliver Coplen
Francis Oliver Coplen, 92, died on Sunday, May 14, 2017, surrounded by family.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Ellen L. Flenar
Ellen L. Flenar, 87, rural Mentone, died Saturday at Visiting Nurse Hospice Home, Fort Wayne.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Faye Elizabeth Enyart
Faye Elizabeth Enyart, 81, Mountain View, Mo., passed away on May 13, 2017, at her home. She was born on Oct. 27, 1935, in Warsaw, the daughter of Carl and Vada (Oden) Zartman.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Alan R. Waltenberger
Alan Ray Waltenberger, 78, Macy (South Mud Lake), passed away at 7:57 a.m. Friday, May 12, 2017, in Macy.
Monday, May 15, 2017
Kenneth E. Warmbrod
Kenneth E. Warmbrod, 84, Rochester, passed away at 12:51 p.m. Saturday, May 13, 2017, at his residence.
Monday, May 15, 2017
Arnold E. Bell
Arnold Eugene Bell, 78, Rochester, died Friday at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home, Fort Wayne.
Monday, May 15, 2017
Ellen L. Flenar
Ellen L. Flenar, 87, of rural Mentone, died Saturday at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home, Fort Wayne. Arrangements are pending at King Memorial Home, Mentone.
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Monday, May 15, 2017
Francis Oliver Coplen
Francis Oliver Coplen, 92, died on Sunday, May 14, 2017, surrounded by family.

He leaves his brother, Melville Coplen, Warsaw; his son, Larry Coplen, Indianapolis; his daughter, Linda (Coplen) Hagan, Oswego, Ill.; his granddaughter, Angela Ossar and his great-grandson, Milo Ossar, both of Austin, Texas; and his significant other, Janis Shambarger, Plymouth.


Monday, May 15, 2017
Alan R. Waltenberger
Alan R. Waltenberger, 78, South Mud Lake, died Friday in Macy. Arrangements are pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home.
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Kimberly D. Sherouse
Kimberly D. Sherouse, 52, Richmond, and Rochester, died Wednesday at Rosebud Village, Richmond.

Survivors include her children, Brandon Mosley and Alyssa Alvarez, both of Rochester; her brother, Lloyd Sherouse Jr., Elizabethtown, Ky.; and her sister, Crystal Grubbs, Logansport.

No service is scheduled at this time. Arrangements are handled by Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home.

Friday, May 12, 2017
Kimberly D. Sherouse
Kimberly D. Sherouse, 52, Richmond, and formerly of Rochester, died Wednesday at Rosebud Village, Richmond. Arrangements are pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Richard Migonis
Richard Migonis, 73, Rochester, died Saturday at home.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Philip D. Riggle
Philip D. Riggle, 67, Albany, Ky., and longtime Fulton area resident, passed away at 6:51 p.m. Friday, May 5, 2017, at his residence in Albany, Ky.
Monday, May 8, 2017
Rich Migonis
Rich Migonis, 73, Rochester, died Saturday at home. Arrangements are pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home.
Monday, May 8, 2017


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