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  • Paul P. “Shorty” Bedics, 76, rural Tippecanoe, died at 9 p.m. Monday, June 18, 2018, at his residence.
  • Marianne Butterbaugh Fruitt, 86, North Manchester, died at 9:59 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at Timbercrest Health Care Center, North Manchester. 

  • Bertha L. “Bert” Parker, 92, Syracuse, formerly of the Barbee Lake area, passed away at 1:20 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Syracuse.
  • Mary Adez McDade Miller, 100, Warsaw, died at 11:20 a.m. Sunday, June 17, 2018, at Grace Village Health Care, Winona Lake.
  • Evelyn L Walker, 96, formerly of Rochester, died at 11:50 p.m. Sunday, June 17, 2018, at Crown Point Christian Village.
  • A service to celebrate the life of Kirk Voorheis is planned Saturday.
  • BOURBON — Zulema D. Houghton 95, Etna Green, passed away June 18, 2018, in Kosciusko Community Hospital.
  • Doris May Bryant of Warsaw passed away at 6:27 a.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, at the age of 90.
  • Donna Kline, 98, Syracuse, passed away June 18, 2018, at Miller’s Merry Manor.
  • Joyce Bush, 87, Columbia City, formerly of Kosciusko County, passed away June 16, 2018, at her residence.
  • Bertha L. “Bert” Parker, 92, Syracuse, formerly of the Barbee Lake area, died at 1:20 a.m. today, June 19, 2018, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Syracuse.
  • Jackie “Jack” G. Hicks of Winona Lake went home to be with the Lord at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Indianapolis at the age of 75.
  • Joseph DeWayne Armey, known by most simply as Joe or Joey, passed away unexpectedly while traveling for work in Bowling Green, Ky.
  • Eva Kathleen Slater, 89, North Manchester, died at 9:17 a.m. June 16, 2018, in Timbercrest Healthcare Center, North Manchester.
  • Max Buell, 78, North Webster, passed away April 15, 2018, while in Florida.
  • Doris May Bryant, 90, Warsaw, died at 6:27 a.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
  • Cindy Sue Bolin, 58, Warsaw, died at 11:34 p.m. Sunday, June 17, 2018, in her residence. 

  • Donna Kline, 98, Syracuse, died today, June 18, 2018, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Syracuse.
  • Ida Alvarado, 36, Warsaw, died at 7 a.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018, in her residence.
  • Mary A. Miller, 100, Winona Lake, died at 11:20 a.m. Sunday, June 17, 2018, at Grace Village Health Care, Winona Lake.
  • Thames Richard “T.R.” Malcolm of Warsaw passed away Monday, June 11, 2018, at his residence at the age of 86.
  • Catherine Hann-Hawkins, 66, Winona Lake, passed away June 2, 2018, in hospice care in Fort Wayne.
  • Jade Rose Tomblin, 1 day, West Lafayette, passed away at 10:15 p.m. Monday, June 11, 2018, at Franciscan Health Hospital, Lafayette.
  • Thames Richard “T.R.” Malcolm of Warsaw passed away Monday, June 11, 2018, at his residence at the age of 86. 

  • Catherine Hann-Hawkins, 66, Winona Lake, passed away June 2, 2018, in hospice care in Fort Wayne.
  • Wilford Prater, 78, Warsaw, passed into eternal rest and reward at 11:05 a.m. Wednesday June 13, 2018, in his residence.
  • Ruth Ann Grant, 78, South Whitley, died at 4:27 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, where she was admitted Saturday.
  • Jade Rose Tomblin, 1 day, West Lafayette, died at 10:15 p.m. Monday, June 11, 2018, at Franciscan Health Hospital, Lafayette.
  • Marilee J. Bailey, 92, Pierceton, passed away at 5:55 a.m. Monday, June 11, 2018, in Miller’s Merry Manor, Warsaw.
  • Ella Taylor, 59, Warsaw, passed peacefully into the loving arms of Jesus on June 11, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
  • Adam Arnett Jr., 56, Akron, died at 2:21 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Silver Lake.
  • Thames Richard “T.R.” Malcolm, 86, Warsaw, died Monday, June 11, 2018, at his residence.
  • Johnny L. Jude, 71, Claypool, died at 6:37 a.m. Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw.
  • Wilford Prater, 78, Warsaw, died at 11:05 a.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in his residence.
  • Norma Jean Gray, 85, formerly of Columbia City, died at 5:20 a.m. Monday, June 11, 2018, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Syracuse, where she had been a resident since 2003.
  • Doreen Ogan, 60, Wabash, died at 4:45 a.m. Monday, June 11, 2018, at Norwood Health and Rehabilitation Center, Huntington, where she had been a resident since December 2014 after suffering a massive stroke.
  • Ella Taylor, 59, Warsaw, passed peacefully into the loving arms of Jesus on June 11, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
  • Phyllis D. Harris, 68, Pierceton, passed away at 11:10 a.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana, Fort Wayne.
  • Johnny L. Jude, 71, Claypool, died at 6:37 a.m. Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw.
  • Thames Richard “T.R.” Malcolm, 86, Warsaw, died Monday, June 11, 2018, at his residence.
  • Timmy L. Smith, 70, Warsaw, died Sunday, June 10, 2018, in his home.
  • Arlene Valentine, 84, Pierceton, passed away at 9:30 p.m. June 10, 2018, in Mason Health and Rehabilitation Center, Warsaw.
  • Richard L. Gilliland, 83, Rochester, died June 10, 2018, at his residence.
  • Colleen Lynn Murphy, 51, Pierceton, passed away at 10:35 a.m. Sunday, June 10, 2018, at her residence.
  • Catherine “Cathy” Jo Cook, 63, Rochester, passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018, at the Center for Hospice Care in South Bend.
  • Jean Marguerite Johnston, Warsaw, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, June 9, 2018, just after 2 p.m. Called home from Lake City Place Assisted Living, she was 90 years old.
  • E. Joann Butterbaugh, 87, North Manchester, died at 2:40 p.m. June 8, 2018, in Timbercrest Healthcare Center, North Manchester.
  • Barbara B. Ludwig, 82, Warsaw, passed away at 5:27 a.m. Saturday, June 9, 2018, in her Chapman Lake residence.
  • Brooks Helmuth, 33, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 3, 2018.
  • Elmer Ellsworth Williams, 74, Mentone, died at 12:10 a.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana, Fort Wayne.
  • Ayden Michael Williamson, infant son of Brian J. and Ashley L. Williamson, was stillborn on Wednesday, June 6, 2018.
  • Arlene Valentine, 84, Pierceton, died at 9:30 p.m.  June 10, 2018, in Mason Health and Rehabilitation Center, Warsaw.
  • Colleen L. Murphy, 51, Pierceton, died Sunday, June 10, 2018, at her home.
  • Marilee J. Bailey, 92, Pierceton, died at 5:55 a.m. June 11, 2018, in Miller’s Merry Manor, Warsaw. 
  • Virgie Mae Thompson, 93, Lakeland, Fla., formerly of the Warsaw and Milford areas, passed away May 25, 2018.
  • Brooks Phillip Helmuth passed away unexpectedly at 10:52 p.m. Sunday, June 3, 2018, in his Warsaw home. He was 33 years old.
  • Ronald “Ron” Jones, 84, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis.
  • Jimmie Bryon Thomas, Warsaw, passed away at 8:55 a.m. Saturday, May 26, 2018, at his residence at the age of 82.
  • Kathleen O’Dell Parsons, Greenfield, passed away peacefully Thursday, May 25, 2018, at the age of 68.
  • Ronald “Ron” Eugene Ogden, 66, Goshen, formerly of Winona Lake, died at 7 p.m. Monday, June 4, 2018, at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.
  • Patrick L. "Pat" Miller, 60, Warsaw, died at 8:40 p.m. Saturday, May 26, 2018, at Lakeland Rehab & Healthcare, Milford.
  • Marilyn Ruth Shirey, a resident of rural Mentone, passed away quietly in Parkview Whitley Hospital under the tender care of their hospice team.
  • Daniel Arnold, 65, Wakarusa, passed away Monday, June 4, 2018, in Miller’s Merry Manor nursing home, Wakarusa.
  • Janice M. "Jan" Duzenbery, 81, Plymouth, died at 9:55 a.m. June 3, 2018, at the Center for Hospice Care in South Bend.
  • Elmer E. Williams, 74, Mentone, died at 12:10 a.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana, Fort Wayne.
  • Phyllis D. Harris, 68, Pierceton, died at 11:10 a.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana, Fort Wayne.
  • Brooks P. Helmuth, 33, Warsaw, died at 10:52 p.m. Saturday, June 2, 2018, in his home.
  • Vernon A. Fawley Jr., 80, passed away Saturday, June 2, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. 

  • Gerald “Jerry” Walter Reed, 70, Etna Green, passed away at 9:12 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at home.
  • Vernon Ferrell Miller, 98, died June 3, 2018, at Timbercrest Senior Living Center, North Manchester.
  • JR Owen, 66, Fort Wayne, passed away  Saturday, May 26, 2018, at home.
  • Evelyn Miller, 97, Rochester, died June 4, 2018, at Peabody of North Manchester.
  • A.C. Prater, 76, Rochester, died at 8:26 a.m. Thursday, May 31, 2018, at his residence.
  • Mamie Lucille Wood, 96, Lakeland Fla., and formerly of Warsaw, passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Good Shepherd Hospice, Lakeland.
  • Anna H. Mast, 95, Nappanee, died at her home Saturday, June 2, 2018.
  • Marilyn Shirey, 79, Mentone, died at 3:25 a.m. today, June 4, 2018, in Parkview Whitley Hospital, Columbia City.
  • Janice M. Duzenbery, 81, Rochester, died at 9:55 a.m. June 3, 2018, at the Center for Hospice Care in South Bend. 

  • Jane A. Shepherd, 64, North Webster, passed away at 12:51 a.m. Thursday, May 31, 2018, at Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw.
  • A.C. Prater, 76, Rochester, died at 8:26 a.m. Thursday, May 31, 2018, at his residence.
  • Joan Elaine Cox, Warsaw, passed away at 7:36 p.m. Thursday, May 31, 2018, at Lake City Place of Warsaw at the age of 88.
  • Shirley Ann Murphy, 80, Warsaw, passed away Monday, May 28, 2018, at her home.
  • Jimmie Bryon Thomas, 82, Warsaw, died at 8:55 a.m. Saturday, May 26, 2018, at his residence.
  • Merri Joanne Smith, 56, Milford, died unexpectedly Thursday morning, May 31, 2018, at her residence of natural causes.
  • Janis Ann Jenkins of Grace Village Retirement Community, Winona Lake, went home to be with the Lord at 8:07 a.m. Thursday, May 31, 2018. at the age of 93.
  • Edith M. Menzie, 93, rural Larwill, died at 6:19 p.m. Thursday, May 31, 2018, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.
  • Eugene A. Hochstetler, 60, Nappanee, died unexpectedly at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, May 31, 2018, at his residence of natural causes.
  • Eleanor Thompson Carter, 76, Easley, S.C., went to be with our Lord at 2 p.m. May 24, 2018, in Greenville (S.C.) Memorial Hospital.
  • Robert H. “Bob” Keene, 69, Rochester passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2018. at his residence.
  • Ann P. Bumgardner, 90, North Manchester, died at 5:02 a.m. May 31, 2018, at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester.
  • Harold D. DeBolt, 88, Syracuse, passed away at 9:50 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Syracuse.
  • Janis Ann Jenkins, 93, Grace Village Retirement Community, Winona Lake, died at 8:07 a.m. Thursday, May 31, 2018.
  • Joan Elaine Cox, 88, Warsaw, died at 7:36 p.m. Thursday, May 31, 2018, at Lake City Place, Warsaw.
  • A.C. Prater, 76, Rochester, died at 8:26 a.m. Thursday, May 31, 2018, at his residence.
  • Gerald “Jerry” Walter Reed, 70, Etna Green, died at 9:12 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at home.
  • Carl D. Davis, Argos, went home to be with the Lord on May 29, 2018, at Indiana University Hospital, Indianapolis.
  • Bonnie Jean Christner, 93, Warsaw, formerly of the Syracuse and North Webster area, passed away at 12:10 p.m. May 29, 2018, at Seasons Home Care, Warsaw.
  • Robert H. “Bob”  Keene, 69, Rochester, died Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at his residence.
  • Kenneth Joseph Schubert, 79,  Richmond, Ky., passed away Monday, May 28, 2018.
  • Jason “Bug” Stabler, 37, Warsaw, passed away May 29, 2018, in Fort Wayne, after many courageous battles with several different medical conditions throughout his life.
  • Lester Wayne Booher, 54, Warsaw, died at 4:40 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2018, in his residence.
  • Harold D. DeBolt, 88, Syracuse, died at 9:50 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Syracuse.
  • Robert W. “Bob” Pifer, 87, Warsaw, died at 11:28 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at Grace Village Healthcare, Winona Lake.
  • Jane Shepherd, 64, North Webster, died at 12:51 a.m. today, May 31, 2018, at Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw.
  • Hazel M. Webb, 75, Fort Wayne, formerly of Warsaw, died at 6:15 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at Covington Manor Nursing Home, Fort Wayne.
  • Longtime newspaper reporter and editor Norman L. “Norm” Hagg, 80, Warsaw, died at approximately 6:35 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at Kosciusko Community Hospital following a 16-year battle with cancer and leukemia.
  • William “Bill” E. Beuoy, Grace Village Retirement Community, Winona Lake, went home to be with his Lord and Savior at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 25, 2018, at Grace Village Health Care at the age of 89.
  • Thomas Wayne Brandenburg, 70, Fort Wayne, died Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at his home.
  • Robert V. Grogg, 93, North Manchester, formerly of Beaver Dam Lake, passed at 9:35 a.m. Friday, May 25, 2018, at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester.
  • Pauline Metzger, 85, entered into rest Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, in Florida.
  • Norma A. Schwierking Jellison, 82, Fort Wayne, passed away at home Sunday, May 27, 2018, after a year-long battle with ALS.
  • Dennis R. Maulsby, 83, Warsaw, died at 2:46 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at his daughter’s home in Warsaw.
  • Ray R. “Rick” Smith Jr., 63, Syracuse, died at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at his home.
  • Eddie Lee Kuhn, 76, North Webster, passed away at 6 p.m. Sunday, May 27, 2018, at his home.
  • Jimmie Bryon Thomas, 82, Warsaw, died at 8:55 a.m. Saturday, May 26, 2018, at his residence.
  • ROCHESTER – Robert "Bob" Keene, 69, Rochester, died at his home Tuesday, May 29, 2018. 
  • Dorothy Rankin, 86, Warsaw, passed away peacefully at 12:05 a.m. May 19, 2018, in Warsaw Meadows.
  • Robert D. Lozier, known to many as “Bob,” was called home Friday, May 25, 2018, from his Warsaw residence. He passed away at 10:30 a.m. at the age of 90.
  • Cayle L. Woodard, 61, Milford, passed away at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, May 26, 2018, at his home.
  • Delta Marie Shipley, 90, Warsaw, passed away at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 17, 2018, at Lake City Place, Warsaw.
  • Richard W. “Rick” Haflich, 61, Syracuse, passed away at 11:37 p.m. Thursday, May 10, 2018, at his home.
  • Alta M. Hall, 73, Warsaw, passed away at 2:11 p.m. Friday, May 25, 2018, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home, Fort Wayne.
  • Robert F. “Bob” Mueller, 73, Pierceton, died at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 24, 2018, at Parkview Whitley Hospital, Columbia City.
  • William “Bill” E. Beuoy, 89, Winona Lake, died at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 25, 2018, at Grace Village Health Care.
  • Nevil F. Spicher, 85, Nappanee, died at 7:58 a.m. Friday, May 25, 2018, at Elkhart Hospice House after an extended illness.
  • Shirley Ann Murphy, 80, Warsaw, died at 6:35 p.m. Monday, May 28, 2018, in her residence.
  • Patrick L. "Pat" Miller, 60, Warsaw, died at 8:40 p.m. Saturday, May 26, 2018, at Lakeland Rehab & Healthcare, Milford.
  • Eddie Lee Kuhn, 76, North Webster, died at 6 p.m. Sunday, May 27, 2018, at his home.
  • Gary Stutzman, 65, Warsaw, passed away at 3:05 p.m. Thursday, May 17, 2018, in his residence.