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  • Martha L. “Marty” Scearce, 87, of Syracuse, passed away at 12:55 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, at Towne House Retirement Community in Fort Wayne.
  • Mary Elizabeth “Libby” Zolman, of Warsaw, passed away at 8:22 a.m. Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, at Lake City Place of Warsaw at the age of 94.
  • Rick Lee Miller, 61, of Akron, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.
  • Norman James Rohrer, 92, of Nappanee, died at 8:15 a.m. Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, at Miller's Senior Living, Wakarusa.
  • Max Clingaman, 79, of Warsaw, died at 2:12 a.m. today, Dec. 11, 2018, in Goshen Hospital.
  • Linda G. Jude, 71, of Silver Lake, died at 7:41 a.m. Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, in Silver Lake.
  • Robert J. Leek, 81, of Warsaw, died at 7:09 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, in Kosciusko Community Hospital.
  • Arminia Patrick, of Claypool, went home to be with the Lord at 2:20 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at Parkview Whitley Hospital in Columbia City at the age of 86.
  • Rickey L. Phillips, 70, of Mentone and formerly of Delphi, passed at 3:20 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at Miller’s Merry Manor of Warsaw.
  • Peter V. “Pete" Avalos, 77, Milford, passed away at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018 at Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw.
  • Nancy J. LeFort, 76, Warsaw, died at 11:15 p.m. Saturday, Dec, 8, 2018, in Grace Village Health Care and Rehabilitation, Winona Lake.
  • Steven J. Dierks, 74, Liberty Mills, died at 9:01 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at Wellbrooke of Wabash.
  • Mary E. Zolman, 94, died at 8:22 a.m. today, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, at Lake City Place of Warsaw.
  • Heidi Joy Paul, 51, North Webster, died at 12:22 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at her home.
  • Martha L. “Marty” Scearce, 87, Syracuse, died at 12:55 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, at Towne House Retirement Community in Fort Wayne.
  • Connie S. Houser, 74, Rochester, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at the Peabody Retirement Community in North Manchester.
  • Geraline P. Furry, 80, Warsaw, died at 5:20 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, at Mason Health and Rehabilitation Center of Warsaw.
  • Alvin Prater, 62, Silver Lake, died Dec. 4, 2018.
  • Arminia Patrick, 86, of Claypool, died at 2:20 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at Parkview Whitley Hospital in Columbia City.
  • Michael Eugene Chupp, 41, of Nappanee, died at 4 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at his residence. He had been in failing health since 2004.
  • Donald W. Yeiter, a resident of Milford, passed away quietly at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Miller’s Merry Manor, Syracuse.
  • Katheryn Yates, age 64, passed away unexpectedly at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw.
  • Andrea Marie VanCleave, 38, of Pierceton, passed away at 4:35 p.m. Dec. 5, 2018, in her residence.
  • Donna B. Buckles, 97, of Mishawaka, died on Nov. 29, 2018.

  • Allen Russell “Doc” Martindale, DPM, 83, of Warsaw, passed away on Nov. 29, 2018, at Legacy Heights in Charlotte, N.C.
  • Lela Jeane Ballard, 88, of Warsaw, passed away at 2:26 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Warsaw.
  • Virginia A. “Ginger” Faulkner, 56, of Cromwell, died at 2:47 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.
  • Daniel Lynn Forschner, 64, of Fort Wayne, died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, at his home.
  • Katheryn Yates, 64, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw.
  • Peter "Pete" Avalos, 77, of Milford, died at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at Kosciusko Community Hospital in Warsaw.
  • Jack E. Horoho, 99, North Manchester, passed away at 9:20 a.m. Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, at Peabody Healthcare Center, North Manchester. 

  • Bonnie S. Peck, 76, of Syracuse, passed away at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, at Avalon Village Nursing Home in Ligonier.
  • Susan Watkins, 58, North Manchester, passed away on Nov. 23, 2018, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.
  • Virginia A. “Ginger” Faulkner, 56, of Cromwell, died today, Dec. 5, 2018, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.
  • Lela J. Ballard, 88, of Warsaw, died at 2:26 a.m. today, Dec. 5, 2018, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Warsaw.
  • Donald E. Hoard, 90, of Warsaw, passed away at 6:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, in Miller’s Merry Manor, Warsaw.  

  • Patrick Michael McGurn passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, at Parkview Warsaw Hospital. A resident of Hoffman Lake, he was 52 years old.
  • Barbara Joan Fraley, age 80 and a resident of Warsaw, was called home at 8:05 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, from Lakeland Healthcare Center in Milford.
  • Mark G. Boggs, 67, of Leesburg, passed away at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Miller’s Oak Point Nursing Home in Columbia City.
  • Gladie Arretta Miller, 65, Syracuse, died at 10:25 a.m. Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, at her residence after a lengthy illness. 

  • Bonnie S. Peck, 76, of Syracuse, died at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, at Avalon Village Nursing Home in Ligonier.
  • Donald W. Yeiter, 90, Milford, died at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Syracuse.
  • Dr. Gary Arthur Zimmerman, age 76, passed away at 11:55 a.m. Nov. 29, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
  • Devin Keith Ley, 59, of Syracuse, died at 1:34 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, at his home.
  • Barbara Joan Fraley, 80, died at 8:05 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Lakeland Healthcare Center.
  • Donald E. “Don” Hoard, 90, of Warsaw, died at 6:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, in Miller’s Merry Manor of Warsaw.
  • Devin Keith Ley, 59, of Syracuse, died at 1:34 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, at his home.
  • Barbara Ann Rankin, 65, of Texas, died Aug. 6, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas.
  • Rosemary Ethel Schmucker of Warsaw went to be with the Lord at 6:51 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, at Kosciusko Community Hospital of Warsaw at the age of 60.
  • Norma Bussell passed away Nov. 29, 2018, at Grand Pines Assisted Living Center in Grand Haven, Mich.
  • Philip D. “Flip” Beer, 88, of Milford, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018.
  • Hilda E. “Liz” Mann, 91, of Winona Lake, passed away at 10:10 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, in Kosciusko Community Hospital.
  • Edward E. “Ed” Garrett, age 69, of Columbia City, passed away at 4:06 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, in Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.
  • Mary L. White, 70, of Silver Lake, passed away at 8:48 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
  • Rosemary Ethel Schmucker, 60, of Warsaw, died at 6:51 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, at Kosciusko Community Hospital of Warsaw.
  • Laura May Bills Caudill, 57, of Columbia City, died at 11:50 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, at her home.
  • Hilda E. “Liz” Mann, 91, of Winona Lake, died at 10:10 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, in Kosciusko Community Hospital.
  • Edward E. “Ed” Garrett, 69, of Columbia City, died  at 4:06 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, in Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.
  • Robert A. Emmert, age 70, of Branson, Mo., passed away at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at his home.
  • Jake Bradley of Claypool went home to be with his Lord and Savior at 12:29 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. He passed away surrounded by his family at the age of 75.
  • Rosemary Schmucker, 60, of Warsaw, died at Kosciusko Community Hospital of Warsaw at 6:51 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. 

  • Mary L. White, 70, of Silver Lake, died at 8:48 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
  • Patrick Michael McGurn, 52, of Hoffman Lake, died unexpectedly at 4:36 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, in Parkview Warsaw Hospital.
  • Dr. Jack D. Felger, 87, of Warsaw, passed away peacefully on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in Kosciusko Community Hospital. 

  • Annice Severns, 86, of Akron, died at 8:42 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, in her residence.
  • Rose E. Norman, 78, of Warsaw, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, at her residence.
  • Judith “Judi” Carol Winchester of Warsaw passed away at 3:27 p.m.  Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, at Kosciusko Community Hospital of Warsaw at the age of 69.
  • Jake Bradley, 75, of Claypool, died at his residence at 12:29 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. 

  • Pauline Firestone, 100, formerly of Syracuse, passed away at 6:20 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, at Courtyard Healthcare Center in Goshen.
  • Wendy Eileen Coulstring passed away unexpectedly in Warsaw at the age of 55 at 6:05 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018.
  • Zachary Slough, 39, Dallas, Texas, died 10:45 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in North Manchester, after a battle with cancer. 

  • Elmer Ousley Jr., known to all as JR, of Pierceton, passed away at 6:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, at Peabody Retirement Community in North Manchester at the age of 71.
  • Roger W. Erickson, age 58 and a resident of Warsaw’s Chapman Lake, passed away unexpectedly at 12:04 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, in Fort Wayne’s Lutheran Hospital.
  • Ralph E. Curtis Jr., 81, of rural Rochester, died at 12:50 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, at his home.
  • Annise Severns of Akron died on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, at her residence.
  • Susan Watkins, 58, died Nov. 23, 2018, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.
  • Gertrud Elsa Henriott, 93, of Rochester, died at 11:40 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, at the McKinney Place in Logansport. 

  • Services for Patricia Burkey, 81, formerly of Warsaw, are planned for Saturday.
  • Tatum Shay Baker-Berner, 5 days, died Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in I.U. Health-Riley Hospital for Children.
  • Judith “Judi” Winchester, 69, of Warsaw, died at 3:27 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, at Kosciusko Community Hospital of Warsaw. 

  • Sandra L. Dvorak, 69, of Leesburg, died at 10:26 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, at her home.
  • Roger W. Erickson, 58, Chapman Lake, Warsaw, died unexpectedly at 12:04 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, in Fort Wayne’s Lutheran Hospital.
  • Wendy E. Coulstring, 55, of Warsaw, died at 6:05 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in Warsaw.
  • John Wayne King, formerly of Warsaw, died July 13, 2018, after a brief illness. 

  • Tatum Shay Baker-Berner, 5 days, died Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in I.U. Health-Riley Hospital for Children.
  • James C. “Jay” Lancaster, 79, of Syracuse, passed away at 4:18 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.
  • Everett D. "Daryl" Marshall, 71, of Warsaw, passed away at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at his home.
  • Samuel E. Cox Sr., 62, of Elkhart, died on Nov. 14, 2018, in Parkview Regional Medical Center.
  • Linda E. Holmes, 71, of Bourbon, passed away at 12:18 p.m. Nov. 16, 2018, at home with her family at her side.
  • William Elliott, known to most as “Bill,” passed away at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne at 1:32 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2018.
  • Woodford “Woody” L. Johnson, 80, of Mentone, died at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at Miller’s Merry Manor of Warsaw.
  • A. Jean DeWitt, 57, of Argos, passed at 10:02 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
  • Eula M. Manns, 77, of Claypool, passed away at 2:35 p.m. Nov. 14, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana, Fort Wayne.
  • Randy W. Overmyer, 56, of Leiters Ford, died at 10:28 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.
  • Patricia Burkey, 81, formerly of Warsaw, died Oct. 10, 2018, in Palm Harbor, Fla.
  • Everett D. Marshall, 71, of Warsaw, died at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, in his residence.
  • James C. “Jay” Lancaster, 79, of Syracuse, died at 4:18 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.
  • Killie Young, 61, Syracuse, passed away at 3:55 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at Goshen Hospital.
  • Woodford "Woody" Johnson, 80, of Mentone, died at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at Miller’s Merry Manor of Warsaw.
  • Jan A. Van Sickle, 68, of Pierceton, died at 11:32 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at Kosciusko Community Hospital in Warsaw.
  • Patricia Claire “Pat” Wayne, 85, North Webster, died at 4:35 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at Mason Health and Rehabilitation Center in Warsaw.
  • James “Jim” Russell Dougan of Grace Village Retirement Community, Winona Lake, passed away at 11:11 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital of Fort Wayne at the age of 80.
  • Eula M. Manns, 77, Claypool, died at 2:35 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana in Fort Wayne.
  • William “Bill” Elliott, 78, Sidney, died at 1:32 a.m. today, Nov. 16, 2018.
  • Woodford "Woody" Johnson, 80, Mentone, died at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at Miller’s Merry Manor of Warsaw.
  • William Douglas Murray, "Bill" to his friends, born on Sept. 2, 1940, in Warsaw, to the late Mabel Virginia (nee Redding) and the late Edward Max, passed away at age 78 on Nov. 10, 2018, in Palos Park, Ill.
  • A loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend, Patricia Burkey’s spirit left this world.
  • Dora R. Jones, 76, of Akron, died at 10:49 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka.
  • Patricia C. Wayne, 85, North Webster, died at 4:35 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at Mason Health & Rehabilitation Center in Warsaw.
  • Killie Young, 61, of Syracuse, died at 3:55 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at Goshen Hospital.
  • Jan A. Van Sickle, 68, of Pierceton, died at 11:32 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at Kosciusko Community Hospital in Warsaw.
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  • Debra Jean Menzie Helmuth, age 61, and a resident of Bourbon, passed away quietly after a brief illness at 6:37 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Fort Wayne’s Lutheran Hospital of Indiana.
  • Patricia A. Leake, 82, and lifetime Plymouth resident, passed away on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at Creekside Nursing Facility, Mishawaka.
  • Pamela S. Slone McCord, age 51, of Warsaw, passed away on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Kosciusko Community Hospital.
  • Richard Louis Tapp passed away on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at the age of 78.
  • James “Jim” Russell Dougan, 80, of Grace Village Retirement Community, Winona Lake, died at 11:11 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
  • A loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend, Patricia Burkey’s spirit left this world.
  • Dora Jones, 76, of Akron, died at 10:49 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center of Mishawaka.
  • William Douglas “Bill” Murray, 78, formerly of Warsaw, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, in Palos Park, Ill.
  • Nancy Sue Woods, 78, South Whitley, passed away at 3:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, in her residence.
  • Austin C. Bakian, 27, passed away unexpectedly while vacationing with his family in Cancun, Mexico, on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018.
  • James "J-Me" R. Boyd, 47, Rochester, died at 8:02 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton, Wis.
  • Timothy Leigh Bowen, 28, Warsaw, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2018.
  • Pamela S. Slone McCord, 51, Warsaw, died at 3:27 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw.
  • Shirley Ann Porter, 79, was called home by her Lord just before 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2018.