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  • Dennis Eugene Blue, Auburndale, Fla., formerly of Warsaw, passed away Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at Lakeland (Fla.) Regional Hospital at the age of 76.
  • Andrew “Drew” E. Ditton, 18, Fort Wayne, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. 

  • Noble Leon Rohrer, everyone knew him simply as Leon, passed away at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at his residence in the Claypool district at the age of 81.
  • Richard Bryant Monroe, 67, North Webster, passed away Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at his home. 

  • Clifford Walton, 84, Cromwell, passed away Oct. 12, 2018, at Parkview Regional Medical Center. 

  • David P. Michael, 63, Warsaw, passed away at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in his home.
  • Robert E. Metzger, 89, North Manchester, died at 12:40 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in his residence.
  • Todd A. Skeans, 44, Warsaw, died at 6:52 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Lutheran Hospital of Indiana, Fort Wayne.
  • Eva M. Lloyd, 93, Syracuse, formerly of Farmersburg, died at 7:35 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, at Elkhart General Hospital.
  • Marcella Jean Mock, 89, Anderson, formerly of Maryland and Warsaw, passed away at 9:05 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester.
  • David Gray, 71, North Manchester, died at 5:07 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in his residence.
  • Denise Lynn Beach, 43, Milford, passed away at 12:05 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Syracuse.
  • Carolyn R. Sowers, 59, South Whitley, passed away at 5:08 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, in Parkview Whitley Hospital, Columbia City.
  • Noble Leon Rohrer, 81, Claypool, died at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at his residence.
  • Kathryn Ann Carmer, 78, Winona Lake, died at 2:56 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at her residence.
  • Janet E. Shoemaker, 79, South Whitley, died in her residence at 8:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, 2018.
  • Ann Hall, 80, formerly of Warsaw, died at 2:52 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in St. Luke’s Hospice Home, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Terry L. Mauzy, 71, Warsaw, passed away at 6:40 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in Glenbrook Rehab and Skilled Nursing Home, Fort Wayne, where he had resided since May 17, 2014.
  • Jerry Louise Abbott, 86, Warsaw, formerly of Dayton, Ohio, passed away at 4:10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Syracuse. 

  • Bryan Foreman, 45, Pierceton, passed away at 2:45 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in his residence.
  • Kathryn Ann Carmer, 78, Winona Lake, died at 2:56 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at her residence. 
  • Dorotha M. Sheets, 102, Winona Lake, died at Grace Village Health Care at 8:50 a.m. today, Oct. 15, 2018.
  • Betty L. Walker, 87, Winona Lake, died at Grace Village Health Care at 8:52 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. 

  • Denise Lynn Beach, 43, Milford, died at 12:05 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Syracuse.
  • Jeffrey Jorczak, 57, Warsaw, passed away at 10:50 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in his residence.
  • Ronald “Ron” Leiter, 78, Plymouth, died at 5:42 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Mason Health and Rehabilitation Center, Warsaw. 

  • Bryan Foreman, 45, Pierceton, died at 2:45 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in his residence.
  • Terry L. Mauzy, 71, Warsaw, died at 6:40 a.m. today, Oct. 12, 2018, in Glenbrook Healthcare and Rehabilitation, Fort Wayne.
  • His legacy … William Kenneth Mollenhour III, 81, passed away Oct. 9, 2018.
  • Kim A. Crippen, 63, Denver, passed away at 4:02 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
  • Raymond L. Lisby, 83, North Manchester, died at 10:11 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, in his residence.
  • Jeffrey Jorczak, 57, Warsaw, died at 10:50 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in his residence.
  • L. Dean Blanton, 76, Warsaw, passed away at 9:09 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in Lutheran Hospital of Indiana, Fort Wayne.
  • Frances “Jane” Kinney, 94, returned to God and her Savior at 5:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1, 2018.
  • Roy L. Ousley, 71, Pierceton, passed away unexpectedly at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, at UP Health Systems, Marquette, Mich., while on an annual hunting trip.
  • Stella Ward, loving sister and mother of three, passed away unexpectedly at 11:57 a.m. Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in Warsaw’s Kosciusko Community Hospital. She was 42 years old.
  • Sally Ellen DeVon, 79, Leesburg, passed away at 3:55 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Warsaw.
  • Frederick “Porky” Neer passed away Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, as the result of a motor vehicle accident near his winter home in Lake Placid, Fla.
  • Ronald Keith “Coach Hutch” Hutcherson, 78, Warsaw, passed away at 10:10 a.m. Oct. 7, 2018, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.
  • Samantha A. Harshman, 23, Mentone, passed Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, at her residence.
  • Tracy A. Rice of Warsaw passed away unexpectedly at 11:15 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, at the age of 61.
  • Dennie D. Conley, 95, Stuart, Fla., passed away quietly in the company of family Oct. 4, 2018.
  • Terry A. Lane, 64, a longtime resident of Kosciusko County, passed away quietly on Saturday, Oct. 6., 2018, at Lakeland Rehabilitation Center, Milford.
  • Stella Ward, 42, died Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at Kosciusko Community Hospital after an unexpected illness.



  • James “Jim” W. Houtz, 78, Warsaw, passed away at 3:11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in Lutheran Hospital of Indiana, Fort Wayne.
  • Patricia A. "Patty" Noffsinger, 72, Homosassa, Fla., formerly of Cromwell, passed away at 9:50 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, at Vitas Inpatient Hospice in Lecanto, Fla.
  • Marta Bonilla, 45, Leesburg, passed away at The Center for Hospice Care in Elkhart on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, surrounded by her loving family.
  • Mary Katherine Whitling, 87, Warsaw, died at 5:51 a.m. Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, at Warsaw Meadows Care Center.
  • Leffie D. Blanton, 76, Warsaw, died at 9:09 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in Lutheran Hospital of Indiana, Fort Wayne.
  • Tracy A. Rice,  61, Warsaw, died unexpectedly at 11:15 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
  • Ron “Coach Hutch” Hutcherson, 78, Warsaw, died at 10:17 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in Parkview Regional Hospital, Fort Wayne.
  • Sally E. DeVon, 79, Leesburg, died at 3:55 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Warsaw.
  • Terry Lane, 64, died at 11:57 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, at Lakeland Rehabilitation Center, Milford.
  • Patricia “Pat” J. Maxwell, 85, Lafayette, passed away Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018.
  • Eddie Lee Hatfield, 83, Warsaw, passed away at 12:44 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in his residence.
  • Larry D. Williamson, 76, took God’s hand when called at 6:45 p.m. Oct. 2, 2018, in Mason Health and Rehabilitation Center.
  • Thomas R. “Rex” Irwin, 84, Silver Lake, passed away at 1:28 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka.
  • Donald Ditton Sr., 57, Warsaw, passed away at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, in his residence. 
  • Frederick “Porky” Neer passed away in Florida on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. A Warsaw resident, he was 93 years old.
  • Barbara A. Godfrey, 83, Coldwater, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, at ProMedica Coldwater Regional Hospital.
  • Sam C. Davis, 72,  Bourbon, passed away peacefully at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth, with his family at his side.
  • Rebecca Anne “Becky” Chaney, 63, Syracuse, passed away at 3:25 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
  • Barbara A. Godfrey, 83, Coldwater, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, at ProMedica Coldwater Regional Hospital.
  • On Oct. 2, 2018, at 6:45 p.m. God gained an angel when he called home Larry Devon Williamson, of Warsaw. A loving husband, father and grandfather, Larry was 76 years old.
  • David M. Morgan, 68, Claypool, passed away at 1:50 p.m. Oct. 3, 2018, in his residence.
  • Patricia A. "Patty" Noffsinger, 72, Homosassa, Fla., formerly of Cromwell, died at 9:50 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, at Vitas Inpatient Hospice, Lecanto, Fla.
  • Thomas R. “Rex” Irwin, 84, Silver Lake, passed away at 1:28 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka.
  • Mary K. Whitling, 87, Warsaw, died at 5:51 a.m. today, Oct. 5, 2018, at Warsaw Meadows Care Center, Warsaw. 

  • Frederick “Porky” Neer, 93, Warsaw, and Lake Placid, Fla., died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, in Florida.
  • Donald Ditton Sr., 57, Warsaw, died at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, in his residence.
  • Eddie Lee Hatfield, 83, Warsaw, died at 12:44 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in his residence.
  • Richard L. Surface, Claypool, passed away at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, at his residence at the age of 72.
  • The Rev. Norman E. McVey Jr., 86, Columbia, Tenn., passed Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, in Columbia.
  • Thomas R. “Rex” Irwin, 84, Silver Lake, passed away at 1:28 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka.
  • Michael W. Cocks, 67, a former resident of Winona Lake, died Sept. 27 2018, in Fort Wayne.
  • David Morgan, 68, Claypool, died at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, in his residence.
  • Carl A. Delinsky, 81, Pierceton, died at 12:51 a.m. Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, at Mason Health and Rehabilitation Center, Warsaw.
  • Heidi Utter Clark, 54, Goshen, died 1:31 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, at Vibra Hospital, Fort Wayne.
  • Joseph E. “Joe” Bowling, 77, Syracuse, passed away at 5 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, at Greenhouse Village of Goshen.
  • Samuel “Sammy” Allen Pamer, 16, Milford, passed away Monday, Oct. 1, 2018.
  • Chane Richard Funnell of Warsaw passed away at 10:35 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, at Miller’s Merry Manor of Warsaw at the age of 76.
  • Heidi Utter Clark, 54, Goshen, died at 1:31 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, at Vibra Hospital, Fort Wayne.
  • Skip A. Skinner, 57, died Sept. 26, 2018, in Leesburg.
  • Carolyn R. Sowers, 59, South Whitley, died at 5:08 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, in Parkview Whitley Hospital, Columbia City.
  • Thomas R. Irwin, 84, Silver Lake, died at 1:28 p.m.  Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka.
  • Richard L. Surface, 72, Claypool, died at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, at his residence.
  • Don Spice,  93, of Rochester and formerly of the Akron and Silver Lake areas, died at 1:13 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, at the Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home of Fort Wayne.
  • Larry Joe Allegree, 78, of Silver Lake, died at 9:36 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, at Parkview Wabash Hospital.
  • Barbara Ann Mathias, 86, of North Manchester, and formerly of Akron and Peru, died at 5:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester.
  • John Robert Mullinix, 79, Lehigh Acres, Fla., died on Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, at Hope Hospice in Lehigh Acres, Florida.
  • Chane Richard Funnell, 76,  Warsaw, died at 10:35 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, at Millers’ Merry Manor of  Warsaw.
  • Joseph E. “Joe” Bowling, 77, of Syracuse, died at 5 a.m. today, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, at Greenhouse Village of Goshen.
  • Linda K. Leeth, 77, died at 9:45 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, at Peabody Healthcare Center, North Manchester, where she resided.
  • Chane R. Funnell, 76, Warsaw, died at 10:35 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, at Miller’s Merry Manor of Warsaw. 

  • Frances “Jane” Kinney, 94, Warsaw, died at 5:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, at Miller’s Merry Manor.
  • Jacqueline Sanders, 90, Plant City, Fla., died on Sept. 28, 2018, in her residence.
  • Don Spice, 93, Rochester, and formerly of the Silver Lake area, died at 1:13 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, at the Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home of Fort Wayne.
  • Larry D Contos, former president and CEO of Pay Less Super Markets Inc., died in Anderson on Sept. 23, 2018, after a courageous battle with cancer.
  • Patricia D. “Patty” Bowser, 49, Warsaw, passed away at 2:20 a.m. Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, at her home.
  • Sue Ann Beattie, 85, died Sept. 16, 2018, in Port Charlotte, Fla.
  • Dennis R. Molebash, 72, rural Culver, died at 4:25 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018.
  • Roscoe "Pete" Heckaman, 96, Argos, died at 10:20 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, at his residence.
  • Carl A. Delinsky, 81, Pierceton, died at 12:51 a.m. today, Sept. 28, 2018, at Mason Health and Rehabilitation Center, Warsaw.
  • Patricia D. “Patty” Bowser, 49, Warsaw, died at 2:20 a.m. today, Sept. 28, 2018, at her home.
  • Carol Ann Whittenberger, 74, Akron, died at noon Sept. 22, 2018, at Manor Care at Summer Trace, Carmel.
  • Edward J. Shearer, 78, Bourbon, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka campus, with his loving family by his side.
  • Jesse E. Combs, 53, Palestine, died at 9:31 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka.
  • Helen Irene Mason, 86, Rochester, died Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, at her residence.
  • Roscoe Heckaman, 96, Argos, died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, at his home. 
  • Jack Crockett Fetrow passed away in Winamac on Sept. 17, 2018.
  • Hope Angel Steyn, 21, Warsaw, passed away Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018.
  • Carolyn Kay Thomas, affectionately known as just Kay, of Silver Lake, passed away at 3:40 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, at Kosciusko Community Hospital of Warsaw at the age of 77.
  • Robert W. Johnson, 58, Warsaw, passed away at 7:22 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in Kosciusko Community Hospital.
  • Jon Watson Sroufe passed away Sept. 23, 2018, at the age of 76.
  • Hope Angel Zuniga Steyn passed away Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, as the result of injuries suffered in a motor vehicle accident near Beaver Dam.
  • Robert “Bob” Bezenah, Warsaw, passed away at 3:35 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Warsaw, at the age of 90.
  • Robert W. Johnson, 58, Warsaw, died at 7:22 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in Kosciusko Community Hospital.
  • Carolyn Thomas, 77, Warsaw, died at 3:40 a.m. today, Sept. 25, 2018, at Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw.
  • Helen Mason, 86, Rochester, died Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, at Wynnfield Crossing. 

  • William “Bill” Anthony Priser, Warsaw, passed away at 2:42 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, at Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw, at the age of 73.
  • Nancy A. Gilley, 83, Warsaw, passed away at 9:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, surrounded by her loving family.
  • Rosemary D. Turner, 93, of Lutheran Life Villages, Fort Wayne, passed away at 7:25 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Lutheran Life Villages, Fort Wayne.
  • Delores L. “Dee” Quillen, 57, Leesburg, passed away at 5:49 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, at her home.
  • MILFORD — Nelson Eugene Kistler, 81, Syracuse, passed away Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Syracuse.
  • Carol Ann Whittenberger, rural Akron, died at noon Sept. 22, 2018, at Manor Care at Summer Trace nursing home, Carmel.