John C. Doran

Sept. 5, 1950 – March 13, 2020

John C. Doran, 69, Rochester, passed away at 9:35 a.m. Friday, March 13, 2020, at his residence.

He was born Sept. 5, 1950, in La Porte, the son of Dee and Virginia (Newton) Doran. He served with the United States Army as an infantryman during the Vietnam War and was awarded a Bronze Star.

On Aug. 4, 1985, in Rochester, he married Pat Coplen. She survives.

Mr. Doran had been an union carpenter and a member of the Moose Lodge, Eagles Lodge, American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post.

Survivors include his wife, Pat Doran, Rochester; children Jonnie Peterson and husband Ricky, Atlanta, Ga., and Kevin Doran and wife Joanna, La Porte; stepchildren Brett Williams and wife Tammy, Logansport, Wendy Malchow and husband Rob, Star City, and Heather Shaffer and husband Chris, Rochester; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild, with two arriving shortly; and sister Maggie Doran, Rochester.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers William Doran and Roy Doran; and sister Janet Buckner.

His funeral service is at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester. Friends may call 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial is in the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Rochester, where a military graveside service will be conducted by the Fulton County Veterans Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions may go to the American Cancer Society or the Fulton County Animal Adoption and Education Center. Condolences may be expressed at

Richard Earl Siders

Oct. 19, 1935 – March 13, 2020

Richard Earl Siders, 84, Roann, died at 11:46 p.m. Friday, March 13, 2020, at his home.

He was born Oct. 19, 1935, in Roann to Meredith D. and Mary Lois (Burnworth) Siders.

Dick was a 1955 graduate of Roann High School and served in the Indiana State Guard for eight and a half years. He owned and operated Siders & Son Gravel. Dick enjoyed collecting antiques. He is survived by several nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Robert Siders and Donald Siders; and nephew Robbie Siders.

His funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday, March 20, 2020, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service – Roann, 335 S. Chippewa Road, Roann. Burial will be in Roann Community Cemetery, Roann. Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

The preferred memorial is the Stockdale Mill Foundation. The memorial guest book for Richard may be signed at

Mary K. Hopkins

Mary K. Hopkins, 79, formerly of Rochester, died Saturday at Arbor View Community, Burlington, Wis. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.

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