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Thursday, August 27, 2015
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home : obituaries August 27, 2015

Steven M. Reel
Steven Marshall Reel, 59, Akron, died at 10:16 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015 at Hospice Home, Fort Wayne.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Hazel Julia Elizabeth Conwell
Mrs. Hazel Julia Elizabeth Conwell, 94, Rochester was in the presence of her daughters June and Carol when she passed away at the Kindred Health Care of Kokomo at noon Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Patricia Ann Wood Emmons
Patricia Ann (Wood) Emmons 80, Rochester, passed away at 2:40 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at her residence.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Erin Sue Greer
Erin Sue Greer, 33, Peru, died Friday in Michigan.

She is survived by her husband, Gabriel Greer, Peru; daughters Sophia Violet and Lily Marie, at home; mother, Sue Dyson, Roann; father, Michael Rody, Denver; sisters, Leeanne Provo, Lafayette, and Holly Dyson, Roann.

Funeral service is at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Miami County 4-H Fairgrounds where visitation will be 2-7 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to the service Saturday.

McClain Funeral Home, Denver, is handling arrangements.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
H. Wayne Smoker
Mr. H. Wayne Smoker, 85, of Louisiana, Mo., passed away on Aug. 24, 2015, at the Pike County Memorial Hospital in Louisiana, Mo.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Barbara Ann Shoemaker Warner
Mrs. Barbara Ann Shoemaker Warner, 82, Richland Center, passed away at 6:59 a.m. Saturday at her home.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Hazel Julia Elizabeth Conwell
Mrs. Hazel Julia Elizabeth Conwell, 94, Rochester was in the presence of her daughters June and Carol when she passed away at the Kindred Health Care of Kokomo at noon Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Christina K. Keyes
Christina Kaye Keyes, 46, of Churubusco, passed away at 2:15 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, surrounded by her family.
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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Hazel Conwell
Hazel Conwell, 94, Rochester, died Sunday at Noon at the Kindred Health Care, Kokomo.
Monday, August 24, 2015
Barbara Ann Shoemaker Warner
Barbara Ann Shoemaker Warner, 82, Richland Center died Saturday at 6:59 a.m. at her home.
Monday, August 24, 2015
Ernest Lee Steffey
Ernest Lee Steffey, 74, passed away Aug. 17, 2015, after a long illness.
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Betty Jo Keyser Worsham
Betty Jo Keyser Worsham, 89, a resident of Miller's Merry Manor Nursing Home, Plymouth, formerly of Tippecanoe, passed away at 5:45 a.m., Friday, Aug. 21, 2015.
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Lucille Joy Teel
Lucille Joy Teel, 97, of Greenwood for the last two years and formerly of Milford and the Akron and Mentone area, passed away at 10:10 p.m.
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Donna J. Yoder
Donna J. Yoder, 89, Rochester, passed away at 9:29 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, at Hickory Creek, Rochester.
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Saturday, August 22, 2015
Albertis "Albert" L. Sherow
Albertis "Albert" L. Sherow, 76, died Tuesday At IU Health Goshen Hospital, Goshen. Arrangements are pending with the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Nancy A. Heminger
Nancy A. (Drake) Heminger, 83, Plymouth, died at 5:45 a.m. Monday at her residence.

She is survived by her sons, Mark Heminger, Bremen, and Chris Heminger, Crystal River, Fla.

There will be no funeral service and she will be cremated. Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos, is handling arrangements.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Shirley M. Anderson
Shirley Mae Anderson, 68, formerly of Argos and Plymouth, died at 4:42 p.m. Friday at Life Care Center, Rochester.

She is survived by a daughter, Meora Anderson; and a son, Ian A. O. Anderson.

Private family services will be conducted. Good Family Funeral Home is handling arrangements.


Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Nancy A. Heminger
Nancy A. Heminger, 83, Plymouth, died at 5:45 a.m. Monday. Arrangements are pending at Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos.


Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Dianna J. Heisler
Dianna J. Heisler, 73, Mentone, died at 8:04 p.m. Aug. 12 at home.

Survivors include her husband, Larry Heisler, Mentone; son Randy, Bloomington; sisters Betty, Warsaw, Peggy, Bourbon and Doris, Overland Park, Kan.

Funeral service is at 2 p.m. Saturday at King Memorial Home, Mentone. Visitation is 1-2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Shirley Anderson
Shirley Anderson, 68, Rochester, died at 4:42 p.m. Friday at Life Care Center of Rochester. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home, Rochester.
Monday, August 17, 2015
Robert L. Shoup
Robert Lee Shoup, 77, of Logansport, passed away Saturday Aug. 15, 2015, at Woodbridge Health Campus.
Monday, August 17, 2015
Leroy M. Tackett
Leroy Mathias Tackett, Rochester, was stillborn at 3:58 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester.
Monday, August 17, 2015
Tehya M. Grimm
Tehya M. Grimm, 18, Rochester, passed away at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015, at Memorial Hospital, South Bend, as a result of an automobile accident.
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Catherine M. Koten
Catherine M. Koten, 88, of Lake Manitou and Barrington Hills, Ill., died Wednesday afternoon in the presence of all three of her children, John, Mark, and Sarah. Catherine died of natural causes and passed from this life in utter peace.
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Leroy Tackett
Leroy Tackett, Rochester, son of Christina Wagoner and Larry Tackett, was stillborn at 4:03 a.m. Thursday, at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester, Indiana. Arrangements pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester.


Saturday, August 15, 2015
George Manns
George Manns, 74, rural Claypool, died at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Aug,11, 2015. at his residence.
Friday, August 14, 2015
Jordan Anthony Shafer
Jordan Anthony Shafer 18, Rochester, passed away at 11:55 a.m. Wednesday, August 12, 2015, south of Mentone, from injuries sustained in motor vehicle accident.
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Friday, August 14, 2015
Catherine M. Koten
Catherine M. Koten, 88, Lake Manitou and Barrington Hills, Ill., died Wednesday.

Survivors include a daughter, Sarah Manley; two sons, John Koten and Mark Koten.

Her funeral service is at 2 p.m. on Saturday in the Good Family Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Rochester IOOF Cemetery.


Friday, August 14, 2015
Gabriele H. Sterling
Gabriele H. Sterling, 63, Akron, died at 7:52 p.m. Wednesday at Woodlawn Hospital.

She is survived by her husband Marion, at home; son Patrick Graham, Seattle, Wash.; sisters Hanne Anselm and Barbel Pfeffer, Rockenberg, Germany.

No service is planned at this time. Hartzler Funeral Home, Akron, is handling arrangements.

Friday, August 14, 2015
Gary O. Pollock
Gary O. Pollock, 56, Akron, died Tuesday at Woodlawn Hospital.

Survivors include his companion Tracy S. Lewis; daughters Brittney Jackson, Akron, and Brandi Abney, Rochester; sons Shannon Pollock, Conway, Ark., and Shawn Pollock, Colorado Springs; siblings Mary Jo, Rosie, Craig, and Roger.

His funeral service is at 11 a.m. Friday at the Good Family Funeral Home, Rochester. Visitation will be an hour prior to his service.

Friday, August 14, 2015
George Manns
George Manns, 74, Claypool, died Tuesday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Hartzler Funeral Home, Akron.


Thursday, August 13, 2015
Grace Alice Rans Lewis
Grace Alice Rans Lewis, 90, of Mentone, passed away at 6:55 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, at her home.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Catherine M. Koten
Catherine M. Koten, 88, Lake Manitou, died Wednesday at Hinsdale, Ill. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.


Thursday, August 13, 2015
Steven M. Reel
Steven M. Reel, 59, died Saturday at Hospice Home, Fort Wayne. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.


Thursday, August 13, 2015
Gary O. Pollock
Gary O. Pollock, 56, Akron, died Tuesday at Woodlawn Hospital.

Survivors include his companion Tracy G. Pollock; daughters Brittney Jackson, Akron, and Brandi Abney, Rochester; sons Shannon Pollock, Conway, Ark., and Shawn Pollock, Colorado Springs; siblings Mary Jo, Rosie, Craig, and Roger.

His funeral service is at 11 a.m. on Friday at the Good Family Funeral Home, Rochester. Visitation will be an hour prior to his service.

Thursday, August 13, 2015
Gary Pollock
Gary Pollock, 56, Akron, died Tuesday at Woodlawn Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.
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Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Wilma M. Ritter
Wilma M. Ritter, 73, Akron, died Friday at Parkview Regional Medical Center of Fort Wayne.

Survivors include her daughter Virginia Pettit, Claypool; son Howard Ritter, Akron; sisters Sandra Snell, Warsaw, and Karen Lewis, Burket; brother Allen Lowry, Warsaw, and Rick Lowry, Goshen.

Her funeral service is at 2 p.m. on Saturday at King Memorial Home, Mentone. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the time of services on Saturday at the funeral home.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Ronald J. Simons
Mr. Ronald J. Simons, 69, of Rochester, passed away at 1:02 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, at Parkview Regional Medical Center of Fort Wayne.
Monday, August 10, 2015
Destiny Faith Smith
Destiny Faith Smith, 9, of 5428 N. 350 East, Rochester, died at 9:20 p.m. August 7, 2015, at Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis.
Monday, August 10, 2015
Phillip Briar Nicklaus
Phillip Briar Nicklaus, 24, Rochester, Indiana, passed away early Saturday morning Aug. 8, 2015, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on U.S. 31 south of Macy.
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Monday, August 10, 2015
Marshall B. Doran
Marshall B. Doran, 84, of Burket, died 3:40 p.m. Friday.
Monday, August 10, 2015
Wilma M. Ritter
Wilma M. Ritter, 73, of Akron died Friday, at Parkview Regional Medical Center of Fort Wayne.
Monday, August 10, 2015
Douglas D. Niester
Douglas D. Niester, 65, Decatur, died Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, at his home.
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Saturday, August 8, 2015
Marie C. Southerton
Marie C. Southerton, 83, Fulton, died at 3:30 a.m. Friday, at her residence.

Survivors include her daughters, Diana Middleton, Denver; Kathy Overholser, Fulton; Marty Turnipseed, Carlisle, Ky; and Jennie Moran, Mexico.

Funeral service is at 2 p.m. on Monday at McClain Funeral Home, Denver, with Pastor Darlene DeHaai officiating. Visitation will be from noon until the time of services on Monday at the funeral home.

Saturday, August 8, 2015
Ronald J. Simons
Ronald J. Simons, 69, Rochester, died at 1:02 a.m. Thursday at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.

Survivors include his wife, Sharon; daughter Tracy L. Fraga, Round Rock, Texas; three sons, Ronald W. Simons, Camden, Ohio, Douglas J. Simons, Kentucky, Heath A. Simons, Rochester; two sisters, Janet Flinn, Logansport, Jean Hudson, Solisberry; and two brothers, Terry W. Simons, Rochester, John Goodrich, Logansport.

Funeral is 10 a.m. Tuesday at Good Family Funeral Home, Rochester. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Monday and one hour prior to the service in the funeral home.

Saturday, August 8, 2015
Ronald Simons
Ronald Simons, 69, Rochester died at 1:02 a.m. Thursday at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home, Rochester.
Friday, August 7, 2015
Jill L. Runkle
Jill L. Runkle, 55, of Akron, passed away at 3 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, at Peabody Retirement Community of North Manchester.
Thursday, August 6, 2015
James 'Jim' C. Craft
James "Jim" C. Craft, 59, of rural Rochester, passed away on the evening of Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, after a motorcycle accident involving a deer on County Road 100 West, Macy.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Judy A. Gudas
Mrs. Judy A. Gudas, 49, of Kewanna, was surrounded by her loving family when she passed away at her home on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Inalee D.M. Brown
Inalee D.M. Brown, 76, Denver, died Monday at Vibra Hospital, Fort Wayne.

She is survived by her children, Merlin D. Brown, Denver; Monica S. Lowe, Twelve Mile, Martin H. Brown, Wabash, and Melody L. Yocum, Denver; and two brothers, Maxfield Metzger, Royal Center; and Dal Metzger, Peru.

Her funeral service is to be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Grace Pointe Community Church at the Miami County Fairgrounds, Peru, and visitation will begin at 1 p.m.

Arrangements are by McClain Funeral Home, Denver.


Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Marrietta LaVaughn 'Peanut' Dugan
Marrietta LaVaughn "Peanut" Dugan, 87, of Kokomo, passed away at 8:57 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at her residence.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Gilbert 'Gib' Schwenk
Gilbert "Gib" Schwenk, 64, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at his home in Allendale, Mich., after a short illness.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Jill Runkle
Jill Runkle, 56, Akron, died Monday at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester.

Arrangements are pending at Hartzler Funeral Home, Akron.


Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Ricci D. Swihart
Ricci D. Swihart, 53, of Gilead, passed away unexpectedly at 12:24 p.m. Friday, July 31, 2015, at the Woodlawn Hospital Emergency Room.

He was born on Dec. 23, 1961, in Wabash to Jack E. and C. Anne (Rhodes) Swihart. On Oct. 5, 1995, he married Patti Nette in Gilead, and she survives.

Monday, August 3, 2015
Judy Gudas
Judy Gudas, 49, Kewanna, died Saturday at her residence.
Monday, August 3, 2015
Donald Alfred Drone
Donald Alfred Drone, 81, Akron, formerly of Springfield, Ill., died at 4:45 p.m. Thursday, July 30, 2015, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. His passing was due to conditions brought on by inclusion-body myositis, an autoimmune disease.
Saturday, August 1, 2015
Charlotte Anne Terry
Charlotte Anne Terry, 10 months, Rochester, passed away at 12:21 a.m. Friday, July 31, 2015, at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health, Indianapolis.

Charlotte was born Sept. 20, 2014, in Plymouth, the daughter of Parker W. and Ellen E. (Wilson) Terry.

Saturday, August 1, 2015
Frances M. Geib
Frances, 89, was born in Divernon, Ill., to Steve and Violet Burgaroski Novak on Nov. 1, 1925. She moved to her heavenly home on June 29, 2015.
Friday, July 31, 2015
Marilyn R. Adams
Marilyn R. Adams, 80, of Akron, passed away at 5:25 a.m. Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at the Memorial Hospital of South Bend.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Linda Lou Grover Pence
Linda Lou Grover Pence, 76, Rochester, passed away at 7:25 a.m. Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at Woodlawn Hospital.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Paul J. Pontius
Paul J. Pontius, 77, Silver Lake, passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015, at his residence, the same home from which he was born.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Lester L. Shand
Lester L. Shand, 89, of Warsaw, passed away at 10:45 p.m. Monday, July 27, 2015, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Deborah J. Anderson
Deborah J. Anderson, 63, formerly of Twelve Mile, died Sunday at Logansport Memorial Hospital.

Survivors include her parents, Eugene and Jane W. Anderson, Logansport, and brother John P. Anderson.

A graveside service is to be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Corinth Cemetery, Twelve Mile.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
G. Shannon Buck
G. Shannon Buck, 78, 12325 E. 300 South, Akron, passed away at 5:04 p.m. Saturday, July 25, 2015, at his residence.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Paul J. Pontius
Paul J. Pontius, 77, Silver Lake, died Monday at his residence.

Arrangements are pending at Hartzler Funeral Home, Akron.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
G. Shannon Buck
G. Shannon Buck, 78, rural Akron, died Saturday at his residence.

Arrangements are pending at Earl-Love Funeral Home, Akron.

Monday, July 27, 2015
Lester W. Gordon
Mr. Lester W. Gordon, 97, of Rochester, passed away at 3:30 a.m. Thursday, July 23, 2015, at Hickory Creek at Rochester.
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Betty Jean (Wilson) Olinger
Betty Jean (Wilson) Olinger, 66, of Cypress, Texas, passed from this world on July 16, 2015, among family and friends to be with her Lord and Savior.

She was born Betty Jean Wilson in Rochester on April 13, 1949, to Charles and Mary Crousore Wilson.
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Friday, July 24, 2015
Lester W. Gordon
Lester W. Gordon, 97, Rochester, died Thursday at Hickory Creek, Rochester.

Surviving is his son, Gary Gordon, Rochester.

Friday, July 24, 2015
Deverle Lee Abbott
A memorial service for Deverle Lee Abbott was conducted at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at Southlawn Cemetery, South Bend, with Rev. Pat Somers of the Evangel Heights United Methodist Church officiating.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Ronald Lee Pflueger
Ronald Lee Pflueger, 80, joined his creator on July 19, 2015, Sunday at 11:45 a.m., which was always his favorite day of the week, surrounded by his loving family.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
James E. O'Brien
Visitation for James E. O'Brien, 91, Rochester, who passed away on Friday, June 5, 2015, will be from 2-4:30 p.m. Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester. A time of remembrance and reflection will take place at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the USO, Veterans of Foreign Wars or Catholic Charities.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.zimmermanbrosfh.com.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Shirley M. Allred
Shirley M. Allred, 79, of Shipshewana, died at 9:31 p.m. Sunday, July 19, 2015, at her residence after an extended illness.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Betty J. Olinger
Betty J. Olinger, 66, Cypress, Texas, and formerly of Rochester, died Thursday.

Survivors include her husband, Steve Olinger; sister Pam Gunn; brother Charles Wilson; two sons, Doug Shedlock and Steve Shedlock; and daughter Michelle Heuck.

Her funeral service is at 2 p.m. today at Jeter Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, Friendswood, Texas, with visitation one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Mary Ann McClelland
Mrs. Mary Ann McClelland, 87, of Rochester, passed away at noon Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at Hickory Creek at Rochester.
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Frank A. Coble
Frank A. Coble, 68, Rochester, formerly of Logansport, passed away at 4:53 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at his residence.
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Mardelle Kathryn Goller
Mardelle Kathryn Goller, 94, of Rochester, passed away at 2:50 a.m. Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at Blair Ridge Health Campus, Peru, due to complications of pneumonia.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Connie Sutton
A memorial service for Connie Sutton, who died on May 14, 2015, in San Antonio, is at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Rochester.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Kathryn I. Hartzler
Kathryn I. Hartzler, 82, of Akron, unexpectedly passed away peacefully at 8:40 a.m. Monday, July 13, 2015, at her residence.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Shirley C. Thomas
Shirley C. Thomas, 80, of Logansport, passed away Sunday, July 12, 2015, at her residence.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Mary A. McClelland
Mary A. McClelland, 87, Rochester, died Tuesday at Hickory Creek, Rochester.

Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home, Rochester.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Rose Ann (Fisher) Shull
Rose Ann (Fisher) Shull, 56, Rochester, passed away at 11:19 p.m. Saturday, July 11, 2015, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka, surrounded by her family.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Vincent Mark Jeffrey Jr.
Vincent Mark Jeffrey Jr., 44, 721 E. Arthur St., Akron, passed away at 10:25 p.m. Saturday, July 11, 2015, at Millers Merry Manor, Warsaw.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Kathryn I. Hartzler
Kathryn I. Hartzler, 82, Akron, died Monday at her residence.

Arrangements are pending at Hartzler Funeral Home, Akron.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Don D. Reed
Don Dale Reed, 83, Kewanna, passed away at 6:10 p.m. Friday, July 10, 2015, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.
Monday, July 13, 2015
Betty L. Hewett
Betty L. Hewett, 74, Rochester, passed away at 7:52 p.m. Friday, July 10, 2015, at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester.
Monday, July 13, 2015
Rose A. Shull
Rose Ann Shull, 56, Rochester, died at 11:19 p.m. Saturday, July 12, 2015, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka. Arrangements pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester.
Monday, July 13, 2015
Vincent Jeffrey
Vincent Jeffrey, 44, Warsaw, died at 10:25 p.m. Saturday, July 11, 2015, at Millers Merry Manor. Arrangements are pending at Earl-Love Funeral Home, Akron.
Monday, July 13, 2015
Burton Lee Youngstrom
Burton Lee Youngstrom, 85, Rochester, passed away at 10:43 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at his residence.
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Friday, July 10, 2015
Kali Marie Reed
On July 7, 2015, our precious Kali Marie Reed joined God in heaven.
Friday, July 10, 2015
John Herbert Good
John Herbert Good was born on Nov. 4, 1946, in Kewanna to parents Delbert "Zeke" Roe Good and Geraldine "Ginger" Good.
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Thursday, July 9, 2015
Marilyn Hoover
A memorial service for Marilyn Hoover, 76, of Naples, Fla., who died on Oct. 4, 2014, is at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 11, 2015, at Grace United Methodist Church.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Ronald L. Miller
Ronald L. Miller, 72, Goshen, died Thursday at Riverside Village Healthcare Center, Elkhart.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Barbara Jewel Randolph
Mrs. Barbara Jewel Randolph, 83, of Rochester, was surrounded by her loving family when she passed away at 12:30 p.m. July 4, 2015.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Barbara J. Hancock
Barbara J. Hancock, 86, a resident of Greenfield, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Sunday morning, July 5, 2015, at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
John H. Good
John H. Good, 68, Tyler, Texas, formerly of Kewanna, died Wednesday.

Arrangements are pending at Stewart Family Funeral Home, Tyler, Texas.


Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Wayne D. Kamp
Wayne D. Kamp, 80, of Akron, passed away at 9:49 a.m. Friday, July 3, 2015, at Parkview Wabash Hospital after being hospitalized since Wednesday.
Monday, July 6, 2015
Monica White
Monica White, 95, of Kewanna, passed away peacefully at 1:55 p.m. Thursday, July 2, 2015, at Woodbridge Health Campus, Logansport.
Monday, July 6, 2015
Donna J. Kindig Smith
Mrs. Donna J. Kindig Smith, 86, of Rochester, passed away at 8:47 a.m. Thursday, July 2, 2015, at Life Care Center of Rochester.
Monday, July 6, 2015
Barbara Randolph
Barbara Randolph, 83, Rochester, died Saturday at her residence.

Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home, Rochester.

Monday, July 6, 2015
Donna J. Smith
Donna J. Smith, 86, Rochester, died Thursday at Life Care Center, Rochester.

Survivors include her two daughters, Jean A. Mize, Kokomo, and Tamara L. Lehman, Novato, Calif.; a sister, Helen Notz, Rochester, and a brother, Omer L. Kindig, Warsaw.

Her funeral service is to be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Good Family Funeral Home, Rochester, with visitation from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.


Friday, July 3, 2015
Monica White
Monica White, 94, Kewanna, died Thursday at Woodbridge Health Campus, Logansport.

Arrangements are pending at Harrison-Metzger-Rans Funeral Home, Kewanna Chapel.

Friday, July 3, 2015
Ronald L. Miller
Ronald L. Miller, 72, Goshen, died Thursday at Riverside Village Healthcare, Elkhart.

Arrangements are pending at Harrison-Metzger-Rans Funeral Home, Royal Center Chapel.

Friday, July 3, 2015
Frank A. Coble
Frank A. Coble, 68, Rochester, formerly of Logansport, died Tuesday at his residence.

Arrangements are pending at Kroeger Funeral Home, Logansport.

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Mildred M. Engle
Mildred M. Engle, 89, of Greenwood, formerly of Kewanna, passed away peacefully at 6 p.m. Sunday, June 28, 2015, at St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Lt. Col. Theodore 'Ted' Gerst
Lt. Col. Theodore "Ted" Gerst, U.S. Air Force (retired), 82. of Rochester, formerly of Logansport, died at 12:55 a.m. Sunday, June 28, 2015, at St. Joseph Hospital, Fort Wayne.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Donald L. Frounfelter
Mr. Donald L. Frounfelter, 88, Rochester, passed away at 4:25 p.m., Thursday, June 25, 2015, at Woodlawn Hospital.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Mildred M. Engle
Mildred M. Engle, 89, Greenwood, formerly of Kewanna, passed away peacefully at 6 p.m., Sunday, June 28, 2015, at St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Allen James Russell
Allen James Russell, 21, entered into eternal life on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, on Kitsap Naval Base Bangor in Silverdale, Washington.


Monday, June 29, 2015
Theodore Gerst
Lt. Col. Theodore "Ted" Gerst, USAF (retired), 82. Rochester, died at 12:55 a.m. Sunday, June 28, 2015, in St. Joseph Hospital, Fort Wayne.
Monday, June 29, 2015
Lloyd Freeman DePue
Lloyd F. DePue, 71, 1170 S. Woodlawn Drive, Winamac, died at 2:46 p.m. Thursday, at Pulaski Memorial Hospital, Winamac.

Survivors include his wife, Karla, at home; daughter Carli DePue, Indianapolis; sons Beau, Winamac, and Kristian, Winona Lake; sisters Marjorie Davis, Crossville, Tenn., Lena Tomforde, Boca Raton, Fla.; brothers John L, Argos, and Lawrence, Buchanan, Mich.

Graveside services will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday at Maple Grove Cemetery, Argos. Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos, is handling arrangements.


Saturday, June 27, 2015
Kline Don Reed
Kline Don Reed, died June 25, 2015, in Bradenton, Fla.


Saturday, June 27, 2015
Donald Frounfelter
Donald Frounfelter, 88, Rochester, died Thursday at Woodlawn Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.
Friday, June 26, 2015
Taylor Quinn Marrs
Taylor Quinn Marrs, 19, Rochester, passed away early Monday morning June 22, 2015, from injuries incurred in an automobile accident in Carroll County.
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Thursday, June 25, 2015
Rhea E. Dollens Pryor
Former Lake Manitou resident Mrs. Rhea E. Dollens Pryor, 84, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 20, 2015, at Wynnfield Crossing, Rochester, where she had resided since 2013.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Shirley L. McVey
Shirley L. McVey, 88, of Pittsboro, and formerly of Mentone, died at 5:40 a.m. Sunday, June 21, 2015, at Brownsburg Health Care.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Brenda Joyce Bradley
Brenda Joyce Bradley, 64, Rochester, passed away at 10:33 a.m. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at her niece Sheila Robinson's home in Rochester.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Taylor Q. Marrs
Taylor Q. Marrs, 19, Rochester, died Monday as a result of an automobile accident in Carroll County.

Survivors include her parents, Mindy Marrs and John Marrs, and a brother, Teagan Marrs.

Her funeral service is 10 a.m. Saturday at Good Family Funeral Home, Rochester, with visitation from 4-8 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home Saturday.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Shirley L. McVey
Shirley L. McVey, 88, of Pittsboro, and formerly of Mentone, died at 5:40 a.m. Sunday, June 21, 2015, at Brownsburg Health Care.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Larry F. Koontz
Larry F. Koontz, 70, of West Union, W.Va., formerly of Bourbon, passed away on Friday, June 19, 2015, at West Virginia University Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Rhea E. Pryor
Rhea E. Pryor, formerly of Lake Manitou, died Saturday at Wynnfield Crossing, Rochester.

Survivors include her two daughters, Carol A. Amend, Mason, Ohio, and Pam Jones, Rochester; a son, John Pryor, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and a sister, Margaret Barnett, Bend, Ore.

Her funeral service is to be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Good Family Funeral Home, Rochester, with visitation from noon until time of service.


Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Taylor Q. Marrs
Taylor Q. Marrs, 19, Rochester, died Monday as a result of an automobile accident in Carroll County.

Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home, Rochester.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Harold Gene Hamilton
Harold Gene Hamilton, 66, of Rochester, was surrounded by his loving family when he passed away Friday, June 19, 2015, at the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka.
Monday, June 22, 2015
Barbara J. Clark
Barbara J. Clark, 80, Rochester, passed away at 5:13 p.m. Friday, June 19, 2015, at Hickory Creek, Rochester.
Monday, June 22, 2015
Rhea E. Pryor
Rhea E. Pryor, 84, formerly of Lake Manitou, died Saturday at Wynnfield Crossing, Rochester.
Monday, June 22, 2015
Nicholas Anthony Bart
Mr. Nicholas Anthony Bart, 65, of Rochester, passed away at 5:15 p.m. Sunday, June 14, 2015, at his residence.
Saturday, June 20, 2015
H. Dale Sherwood
H. Dale Sherwood, 59, of North Manchester, died at 11 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Barbara J. Clark
Barbara J. Clark, 80, Rochester, died Friday at Hickory Creek, Rochester.
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Harold Hamilton
Harold Hamilton, 66, Rochester, died Friday at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, South Bend.
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Thomas J. Shanks
Thomas J. Shanks, 79, Rochester, passed away at 12:50 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at his residence.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Jay A. Horn
Jay A. Horn, 59, Warsaw, died Monday at Warsaw Meadows.

Survivors include his son, James Horn, Warsaw, and sister Christine Horn, Carmel.

No service is planned at this time.

Arrangements are by King Memorial Home, Mentone.


Thursday, June 18, 2015
Beulah M. See
Beulah M. See, 97, Macy, died Tuesday at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester.

Survivors include three children, Beverly L. Kinney, Columbia City, Lawrence E. See, Macy, and Dennis L. See, Macy.

Her funeral service is 10 a.m. Saturday, June 20, 2015, at McClain Funeral Home, Denver, with visitation from 4-8 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home.

Thursday, June 18, 2015
H. Dale Sherwood
H. Dale Sherwood, 59, North Manchester, died Tuesday at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Arrangements are pending at King Memorial Home, Mentone.

Thursday, June 18, 2015
Donald Lee Gunter
Donald Lee Gunter, 67, Rochester, passed away at 11:27 a.m. Monday, June 15, 2015, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Thomas J. Shanks
Thomas J. Shanks, 79, Rochester, died Tuesday at his residence.

Arrangements are pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Nancy L. Betcher
Mrs. Nancy L Betcher, 74, was surrounded by her loving family when she passed away at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 14, 2015, at Elkhart Hospice House.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Norman L. Palmer
Norman L. Palmer, 92, passed away at 6 p.m. Friday, June 12, 2015, at his home in Sparks, Nev.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Larry Pampel
Dr. Larry Pampel, 69, Monticello, passed away Saturday, June 6, 2015, while fly fishing in Bolivia.
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Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Nicholas A. Bart
Nicholas A. Bart, 65, Rochester, died Sunday at his residence.

Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home, Rochester.


Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Donald L. Gunter
Donald L. Gunter, 67, Rochester, died Monday at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.

Arrangements are pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Margaret A. Williams
Margaret A. Williams, 91, Rochester, passed away at 3:03 a.m. Sunday, June 14, 2015, at her residence.
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Monday, June 15, 2015
Aylee N. Foxworth
Tender and sweet, little Miss Aylee Nichole Foxworth was surrounded by her loving family when she was born 6:17 p.m. Monday, June 8, 2015, at Logansport Memorial Hospital. She was held lovingly in the arms of her parents, mommy Nichole and daddy Nathan, until she ascended to the Heavens at 7:30 p.m. on the day of her birth.
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Monday, June 15, 2015
Weldon C. Alderfer
Weldon C. Alderfer, 89, Argos, passed away at 8:33 p.m. Saturday, June 13, 2015, at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester.


Monday, June 15, 2015
Nancy Betcher
Nancy Betcher, 74, Rochester, died Sunday at the Elkhart Hospice House.


Monday, June 15, 2015
Bernard Harry Simon
Mr. Bernard Harry Simon, 95, of Rochester, passed away at 9:53 a.m. Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester.
Saturday, June 13, 2015
Lyle Bennett
Lyle Bennett, 76, of Lucerne, passed away at 5:01 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, 2015, surrounded by his family.
Friday, June 12, 2015
James 'Jim' Edward O'Brien
Jim was born on May 15, 1924, in Cleveland, to James and Elizabeth (Nagle) O'Brien.
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Friday, June 12, 2015
Bernard H. Simon
Bernard H. Simon, 95, Rochester, died Wednesday at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester.

A graveside service is to be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Rochester IOOF Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Good Family Funeral Home, Rochester.

Friday, June 12, 2015
Bernard H. Simon
Bernard H. Simon, 95, Rochester, died Wednesday at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester.

Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home, Rochester.

Thursday, June 11, 2015
Robert J. Beringer
Robert J. Beringer, 73, Rochester, and longtime Chicago resident, died Wednesday at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester.

Arrangements are pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester.

Thursday, June 11, 2015


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