Our Obituaries

Grace E. Tyo VanGelderen

April 24, 1919 - February 2, 2013

Grace E. Tyo VanGelderen, 93, of LaFontaine, Indiana, died at 2:35 p.m. Saturday, February 2, 2013 at Rolling Meadows Healthcare Center in LaFontaine. She was born April 24, 1919 in Zanesville, Ohio, to Albert and Edna (Kovaleski) Dunlap. Grace first married Kenneth Paul Tyo October 1938; he died March 22, 1957. She then married Lewis J. VanGelderen on May 19, 1962; he died September 1991. ...
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Morris E. Milliner

December 21, 1931 - July 21, 2011

Morris E. Milliner, 79, of rural LaFontaine, Indiana, died at 1:20 a.m. Thursday, July 21, 2011 at Rolling Meadows Healthcare Center in LaFontaine. He was born December 21, 1931 in Liberty Township, Wabash County, Indiana, to William and Mabel (Grossman) Milliner. Morris was a 1949 graduate of LaFontaine High School. He married Melba Jo Dyson at the LaFontaine Christian Church on November 2,...
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Robert Frederick DiGenova

August 6, 1967 - June 19, 2010

Robert Frederick "Fred" DiGenova, 42, of Lutz, Florida, died Saturday, June 19, 2010 at approximately 6:45 p.m. at the Stockdale Dam near Roann. He was born August 6, 1967 in Wabash, Indiana, to Null L. DiGenova and Karen Lee (Tatum) DiGenova. Fred was a 1986 Wabash High School graduate and a graduate of Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. He taught ninth grade history at Hillsborough High...
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Ruth Ada Stout

January 9, 1920 - January 25, 2010

Ruth Ada Stout, 90, of Wabash, Indiana died at 11:40am Monday, January 25, 2010 at Bickford Cottage in Wabash. She was born January 9, 1920 in Wabash, Indiana to Frank and Elizabeth "Beth" (Martindale) Dawson. Ruth was a Lagro High School graduate. She married Gene Richard Stout in Lagro, Indiana on January 9, 1943; he died May 27, 1997. She worked at Farm Bureau Credit Union, now Beacon...
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Bertha Jo Marshall

May 14, 1948 - January 21, 2010

Bertha Jo Marshall, 61, of rural Wabash, Indiana died at 10:38 a.m. Thursday, January 21, 2010 at her home. She was born May 14, 1948 in Marion, Indiana to William and Mildred (Saul) Wearly. Bertha was a 1967 graduate of Akron High School in Akron, Indiana. She enjoyed NASCAR racing and was a big Jeff Gordan fan. She is survived by her companion, Gary Highley of Wabash, two daughters, Tina ...
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Gerry Lessel Dock

September 9, 1938 - September 15, 2009

Gerry Lessel Dock, 71, of rural Wabash, Indiana, died at 6:37 a.m. Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at Wabash County Hospital. He was born September 9, 1938 in Peru, Indiana to Lessel and Bessie (Whitney) Dock. Gerry married Susie Haffner in Michigan on Febuary 2, 1961. He was a Peru High School graduate and retired from GenCorp in Wabash after 29 years. He was a member of the Wabash Fraternal...
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Victor Bernard Lehman, Jr.

September 5, 1955 - August 24, 2009

Victor Bernard Lehman, Jr., 53, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 4:26 p.m. Monday, August 24, 2009 at the VA Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born September 5, 1955 in Wabash to Victor B. Sr. and Juanita "Pat" Lehman. After high school, Mr. Lehman joined the US Army and served in Viet Nam from 1972-76. He then attended IVY Tech three years. He married Julie Alger on June 15, 1990, in Wabash, Indiana...
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Michael Charles Cole

April 4, 1948 - August 22, 2009

Michael Charles Cole, 61, of rural Wabash, Indiana, died at 9:00 a.m. Saturday, August 22, 2009 at his home. He was born April 4, 1948 in Peru, Indiana to Charles Cole and Olive (Culp Cole) Snyder. Mike graduated from Northfield High School in 1966. He married Jane Wilson in Richvalley, Indiana on February 18, 1967. He worked at Ford Meter Box in Wabash for 40 years, and was currently the...
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Rushie M. Preston

August 3, 1914 - July 31, 2009

Rushie M. Preston, 94, of Wabash, Indiana passed away at 10:00pm Friday, July 31, 2009 at her home in Wabash where she had resided since October 5, 2000. She was born August 3, 1914 in Thealka, Kentucky to John E. and Clara (Daniels) Preston. Rushie graduated from Paintsville High School in Paintsville, Kentucky in 1934 and received her Bachelor of Arts from Morehead State Teachers College in...
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Levi Daniel Mofford

July 5, 1986 - July 30, 2009

Levi Daniel Mofford, 23, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 8:00 p.m. Thursday, July 30, 2009 at Wabash County Hospital. He was born July 5, 1986 in Wabash to Deborah Kay (Pressler) Mofford and Charles Edward Mofford, Jr. He was a 2005 graduate of Wabash High School where he received the 21st Century Scholarship and had attended Vincennes University. He worked at Next Marketing and enjoyed playing...
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Kathryn Marie Chopson

April 2, 1921 - July 29, 2009

Kathryn Marie Chopson, 88, of Sandy Beach Estates, North Manchester, Indiana, died at 6:20 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, 2009 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born April 2, 1921 in Wabash, Indiana to Irvin and Ellen (Clark) Long. Kathryn was a graduate of Wabash High School and married Dale Chopson on August 20, 1941; he died June 13, 1973. She worked 35 years at General Tire of Wabash. ...
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Joyce Lee Turner

April 29, 1933 - July 22, 2009

Joyce Lee Turner, 76, of North Manchester, Indiana died at 10:40am Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at the Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. She was born April 29, 1933 in Lackey, Kentucky to Frank M. and Mada L. (Dials) Berry. Joyce married Lee E. Turner in Richmond, Indiana on October 25, 1952; he died July 15, 1992. She lived in Wabash 45 years, retired from General Tire after 15...
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Robert E. Lewis, Sr.

October 19, 1942 - July 21, 2009

Robert E. Lewis, Sr. 66, of Wabash, Indiana, went to be with his Jesus at 10:40 a.m., Tuesday, July 21, 2009 at his home. He was born October 19, 1942 in Paintsville, Kentucky to Clyde C. Lewis and Elizabeth "Babe" (Evans) Lewis Crum.Bob married Sharon Ann (Roser) Crist in Wabash on September 28, 1986. He worked for Celotex in Lagro 39 1/2 years, was a security officer at Parkview Huntington...
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Thelma L. Irelan Nay

June 25, 1919 - July 14, 2009

Thelma L. Irelan Nay, 90, formerly of Wabash County, died at 10:10am Tuesday, July 14, 2009 at Indiana Masonic Medical Center in Franklin, Indiana. She was born June 25, 1919 in Somerset, Indiana to Lemoine and Lura Irene (Hayes) Roush. She married Lorin Irelan in Carrollton, Kentucky on October 12, 1940; he died March 2, 1976. She then married Marvin Nay in Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1981; he...
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Esther Elizabeth Stright

March 31, 1915 - July 9, 2009

Esther Elizabeth Stright, 94, of Wabash, Indiana died at 8:36 a.m. Thursday, July 9, 2009 at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash. She was born March 31, 1915 in Altoona, Pennsylvania to Thomas and Irene (Percival) Carrig. Esther was a member of Bachelor Creek Church of Christ and later attended Emmanuel Freewill Baptist Church with her family. She loved cooking, sewing, and baking for family...
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Dennis E. Walker

May 18, 1949 - July 9, 2009

Dennis E. Walker, 60, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 4:52 a.m. Thursday, July 9, 2009 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born May 18, 1949 in Huntington, Indiana, to Elwood C. and Viola (Wilcox) Walker. Dennis married Karen Y. Titus in Wabash on December 17, 1977. He attended South Whitley High School and graduated from Bremen High School in 1967. He received his Bachelor of Science...
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John Frederick Fearnow

April 21, 1928 - July 7, 2009

John Frederick "Fred" Fearnow, 81, of Ocala, FL died at 11:40pm Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at his son's home in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was born April 21, 1928 in Wabash, Indiana to Arlie L. and Mary (Bever) Fearnow. Fred married Marilyn Janice Hayes at the St. Patricks Rectory in Lagro, Indiana on March 31, 1948; she died June 19, 2007. He was a lifelong farmer and also owned Fredericks Plantation...
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Marilyn Joan Coburn

March 10, 1930 - July 4, 2009

Marilyn Joan Coburn, 79, of Wabash, Indiana died at 7:36pm Saturday, July 4, 2009 at Wabash County Hospital. She was born March 10, 1930 in Wabash County, Indiana to Edgar J. Marjorie L. (Ogle) Baumbauer. Marilyn was a nurses aide at the Wabash County Hospital, 15 years retiring in 1993. She also worked for Merriweather 5 years, Woolworths 5 years, and Papa Joe's a year and a half, all of...
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Rena Sue Holley

July 25, 1941 - June 30, 2009

Rena Sue Holley, 67, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 4:10 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, 2009 at Miller's Merry Manor West in Wabash. She was born July 25, 1941 in Morehead, Kentucky to William E. and Martha (Stevens) Lyons.Sue married Bernard Holley in Wabash on August 13, 1960; he died January 30, 1997. She worked as a lunch aide for the Wabash City Schools and was affiliated with the Christian Heritage...
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Donald James Scheffer

October 19, 1947 - June 26, 2009

Donald James "Dutch" Scheffer, 61, of rural Wabash, Indiana, died at 9:00 p.m. Friday, June 26, 2009 at his home. He was born October 19, 1947 in Wabash County, Indiana, to Lawrence E. and Betty L. (Barlow Gump) Scheffer. Dutch married Dorothy M. Dunn in Wabash on May 19, 1990. He was a 1966 graduate of Southwood High School and worked on the maintenance staff at Wabash Healthcare several...
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John Jay Zumbaugh

October 18, 1932 - June 26, 2009

John Jay Zumbaugh, 76, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 1:44 p.m. Friday, June 26, 2009 at Wabash County Hospital. He was born October 18, 1932 in Wabash to Jay and Mary (Bellock) Zumbaugh.Mr. Zumbaugh first married Brenda Kay Kilander on June 9, 1962 in Wabash; she died May 25, 1991. He then married Dolores "Jean" (McCutcheon) Stout on May 8, 2004; she died August 7, 2008. John was engineering...
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Robert Dean Abshire

August 4, 1928 - June 25, 2009

Robert Dean Abshire, 80, formerly of 375 Alena Street, Wabash, Indiana, died at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 25, 2009 at Miller's Merry Manor North in Wabash. He was born August 4, 1928 in Roann, Indiana to Elroy and Beroth (Merrick) Abshire. Robert retired from Cyclone Seeder, Urbana after 20 years and also worked for Econoclean, in Wabash 15 years. Robert was a US Army veteran. He was a member...
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Nicki Denise Harding

April 12, 1988 - June 20, 2009

Nicki Denise Harding, 21, of Fruita, Colorado, died Saturday June 20, 2009 in Grand Junction, Colorado. Nicki was born April 12, 1988 in Marion, Indiana. She spent her childhood in Marion were she attended Oakhill High School, later she moved to Fruita.Nicki enjoyed dirt biking, music and dance, free spiriting and laughter with friends and family. She also enjoyed photography and spending time...
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Betty H. Moore

November 28, 1949 - June 20, 2009

Betty H. Moore, 59, of rural Wabash, Indiana, died at 4:20 a.m. Saturday, June 20, 2009 at her home. She was born November 28, 1949 in Londale, West Virginia to Ira and Maggie (Butcher) Moore.Betty was a 1968 graduate of Southwood High School. She formerly served in the U.S. Air Force and as a flight attendant for United Airlines, where she had the opportunity to live in several states and...
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Karson Drew Fairchild

June 19, 2009 - June 19, 2009

Karson Drew Fairchild, infant son of Christopher W. and Kristin M. (Denney) Fairchild, of Lafayette, Indiana went to heaven on Friday, June 19, 2009. He is survived by his parents, Christopher and Kristin Fairchild of Lafayette; his grandparents, Michael L. and Terri Denney of Wabash, Indiana; his grandmother, Mary Sue Fairchild of LaFontaine, Indiana; his great grandfather, Donald Denney of...
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Arnold Paul Stout

August 8, 1920 - June 18, 2009

Arnold Paul Stout, 88, of rural Roann, Indiana died at 11:05pm Thursday, June 18, 2009 at Kosciusko Community Hospital in Warsaw. He was born August 8, 1920 in Miami County, Indiana to Walter E. and Ola Fern (Nead) Stout. He married Hazel June Coblentz on February 25, 1940 in Peru, Indiana; she died August 10, 2005. He was a self-employed truck driver retiring in 1986. Mr. Stout enjoyed...
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Wanda I. Yentes

October 23, 1912 - June 18, 2009

Wanda I. Yentes, 96, of rural Wabash, Indiana, died at 8:05 a.m. Thursday, June 18, 2009 at Miller's Merry Manor West in Wabash. She was born October 23, 1912 in Bantry, North Dakota to Adolphus Monroe and Nellie V. (Montgomery) Crume.She first married W. Carl Miller; then Wilbur Yentes and they both preceded her in death. She worked at Magnetics in Wabash and Heckman Bindery in North...
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J. Lee Melvin

August 27, 1965 - June 13, 2009

J. Lee Melvin, 43, of Denver, Colorado, drowned while white water rafting at 5:30 p.m. (Mountain Time) Saturday, June 13, 2009 near Grand Junction, Colorado. He was born August 27, 1965 in Paintsville, Kentucky. Lee was a 1983 graduate of Wabash High School and received his BA and Masters degrees in Business Administration. He served in the US Army from 1986-1990 and received the Army...
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Nikki Lynn Anderson

April 16, 1952 - June 12, 2009

Nikki Lynn Anderson, 57, of LaPorte, Indiana, formerly of Wabash, died at 10:40 p.m. Friday, June 12, 2009 at Wabash Skilled Care Center in Wabash. She was born April 16, 1952 in South Bend, Indiana to Melvin and Dorothy (Garber) Anderson. She married Thomas M. Behny in Winamac, Indiana in January of 2002. Nikki was a 1970 graduate of Northfield High School in Wabash and was the manager at the...
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Amanda Renee Hines

November 29, 1982 - June 10, 2009

Amanda Renee Hines, 26, of rural Wabash, Indiana, died Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at her home. She was born November 29, 1982 in Wabash to Frank and Sherry Ellen (Whitmire) Hines.Amanda attended Wabash High School and had worked two years at Da-Lite Screen Company of Warsaw. She was a member of the Miracle Miles for Milo team in the Grant County Relay for Life.She is survived by her son, Dylan X....
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Sherry Ellen Hines

October 10, 1952 - June 10, 2009

Sherry Ellen Hines, 56, of rural Wabash, Indiana, died Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at her home. She was born October 10, 1952 in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas to Charley C. and Mary F. (Freeman) Whitmire.She was a graduate of Fairmount High School and had worked as a caregiver for Pathfinders of Wabash County. She enjoyed going to rummage sales, working crossword puzzles, and spending time with her...
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Cynthia Lou Sandberg

February 18, 1962 - June 10, 2009

Cynthia Lou Sandberg, 47, of rural Wabash, Indiana died at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at her home. She was born February 18, 1962 in Wabash to Timothy G. Sandberg and Sherry (Hedrick) Sluss. Cynthia was a 1981 graduate of Wabash High School and worked at Wabash Magnetics 11 years. She enjoyed caring for her animals and gardening.She is survived by her son, Cory Timothy Sandberg; mother...
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Janet G. Wolfal

April 6, 1923 - June 6, 2009

Janet G. Wolfal, 86, of rural Wabash, Indiana, died at 9:43 p.m. Saturday, June 6, 2009 at Wabash Skilled Care Center. She was born April 6, 1923 in Wabash County, Indiana to Darrell B. and Jessie A. (Roser) Hawkins. She was a 1942 graduate of Linlawn High School. She married Dean Wolfal in Wabash County on January 19, 1945; he died August 30, 2007. She was a member of the Church of Christ at...
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John Charles Wenrich

October 23, 1929 - June 4, 2009

John Charles Wenrich, 79, of Fort Myers, Florida, formerly of Wabash, died Thursday, June 4, 2009 at his home. He was born October 23, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois to William J. and Jeanette R. (Reutlinger) Wenrich. John earned his B.A. from Oberlin College, and his M.B.A. from the University of Michigan. He married Nancy A. Compton in Chicago, Illinois on September 8, 1950; she preceded him in...
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Jack Sizemore

February 15, 1931 - June 1, 2009

Jack Sizemore, 78, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 7:45 a.m. Monday, June 1, 2009 at Skilled Care Center in Wabash. He was born February 15, 1931 in Harlan County, Kentucky to Lee and Evelyn (Wagner) Sizemore. He married Ruth O. (Bulington) Vermilion in Tazwell, Tennessee on July 27, 1981. Jack had been disabled since 1982. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Korea, and was a member of...
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Geneva Wicker

May 30, 1936 - May 28, 2009

Geneva Wicker, 72, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 2:17 a.m. Thursday, May 28, 2009 at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash. She was born May 30, 1936 in Hindman, Kentucky to John Wess and Shirley May (Conley) Reynolds. She married Worley Wicker; he died December 6, 1985. She worked at Wabash Magnetics, General Tire, and Shirt Shed. She is survived by four sons, Chris Wicker of Norfolk,...
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Max Eugene Fisher

March 25, 1943 - May 28, 2009

Max Eugene Fisher, 66, of rural North Manchester, Indiana, died at 9:53 a.m. Thursday, May 28, 2009 at his home. He was born March 25, 1943 in Peru, Indiana to Ross and Maxine (Baldwin) Fisher. Max was a 1962 graduate of Wabash High School. He first married Marcia McCain in August 1963, she survives in Akron, Indiana; he then married Anna Ruth Riddle on July 22, 1983; she died July 28, 1986;...
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Elizabeth May Foust

May 18, 1981 - May 25, 2009

Elizabeth May Foust, 28, of rural North Manchester, Indiana, died at 11:30 a.m. Monday, May 25, 2009 at Wabash County Hospital in Wabash, Indiana. She was born May 18, 1981 in Wabash, to Ruben Rowe and Debra (Watson) Clark. She married Dane J. Foust on May 20, 2009 in Wabash. She loved her children and enjoyed home decorating, doing hair, and working in her garden. She is survived by her...
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Mary Jane Baker

February 13, 1928 - May 25, 2009

Mary Jane Baker (Bechtol), 81, Wabash, passed away peacefully and with the comfort of her family, on Memorial Day, May 25, 2009 at 3:05 p.m. at the Visiting Nurse Association Hospice Center in Valparaiso, Indiana. She was born Feb. 13, 1928 in Wabash, Indiana to John and Mevel (Props) Bechtol of Lagro. She graduated from Lagro High School in 1946, and married William O. Baker in Wabash County...
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Robert Joseph Alexander

June 20, 1942 - May 24, 2009

Robert Joseph Alexander, 66, of rural Wabash, Indiana died at 10:33 p.m. Sunday, May 24, 2009 at his home. He was born June 20, 1942 in Wabash County, Indiana to Donald J. and Eunice E. (Hoffman) Alexander. Robert was a 1960 Noble High School graduate. He married Rita Aulbach at St. John's Catholic Church in Hartford City, Indiana on September 17, 1966. He retired from Hayes-Lemmerz in...
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Velma Helen Manning

January 14, 1922 - May 23, 2009

Velma Helen Manning, 87, of rural Wabash, Indiana died Saturday, May 23, 2009 at her home. She was born January 14, 1922 in Wabash County, Indiana to Ross and Sarah (Fearnow) Miller. Velma married Everett Manning in Wabash County, Indiana on May 10, 1941; he died September 30, 1981. She was a 1939 graduate of Somerset High School. Velma worked at United Technologies in Wabash 43 years...
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Iva Dean Clark

February 14, 1934 - May 21, 2009

Iva Dean Clark, 75, of Wabash, Indiana died at 7:05 a.m. Thursday, May 21, 2009 at Rolling Meadows Healthcare Center in LaFontaine. She was born February 14, 1934 in Wabash County, Indiana to James and Fae Marie (Burnsworth) Bitzel. She married Richard R. Clark in Wabash on July 22, 1977. She was a homemaker and a cook at Country Village, Country Snack, Hoosier Point, and LaFontaine Cafe...
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Robert Anthony Driscoll

August 19, 1923 - May 20, 2009

Robert Anthony Driscoll, 85, of Urbana, Indiana died at 3:06 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, 2009 at Wabash County Hospital in Wabash. He was born August 19, 1923 in Urbana, Indiana to Clay and Mary (Coughlin) Driscoll. Robert married Gene Eiler in Lagro, Indiana on May 3, 1947. He was a WWII U.S. Army veteran, fighting at the Battle of the Bulge, while stationed in Germany. He was a member and Past...
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Donna Maxine Fisher

December 21, 1927 - May 17, 2009

Donna Maxine Fisher, 81, of Scottsdale, Arizona died Sunday, May 17, 2009 at her home in Scottsdale. She was born December 21, 1927 in Grant County, Indiana to Harvey and Irena (Cole) Shockey. Mrs. Fisher married Richard (Dick) Paul Fisher in New Haven, Indiana on April 16, 1946, when he returned home after serving three years in the US Navy in the South Pacific during World War II. He died...
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Norma Ruth Alger

July 7, 1922 - May 15, 2009

Norma Ruth Alger, 86, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 8:32 p.m. Friday, May 15, 2009 at Miller's Merry Manor North in Wabash. She was born July 7, 1922 in Louisville, Kentucky, to Jesse Franklin and Pauline Estelle Bernard (Wilson) Collins. Norma married J. Kenneth Alger at Fort Collins, Colorado, on February 6, 1943; he died April 19, 1985. She worked many years at Gackenheimer Pharmacy, first as...
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Shellia Davidson

December 29, 1938 - May 15, 2009

Shellia "Louise" Davidson, 70, of rural Lagro, Indiana, died at 8:57 a.m. Friday, May 15, 2009 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born December 29, 1938 in Olney, Illinois to Elmer and Sadie (Oliver) Murray. Louise married Jack D. Davidson in Wabash, Indiana, on September 4, 1983. She attended Lagro United Methodist Church and was a former member of the Wabash Exchange Club. She...
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Lena Gail Hoff

May 24, 1964 - May 12, 2009

Lena Gail Hoff, 44, of Wabash, Indiana died at 8:00am Tuesday, May 12, 2009 at her home. She was born May 24, 1964 in Wabash to Donald and Patricia (Berry) Copeland. Lena was a 1982 Wabash High School graduate. She enjoyed playing bingo and spending time with her grandson. She is survived by Fiancee, David L. Williams; Son, Daniel Copeland; Daughter, Amanda Hoff; Parents, Donald & Patricia...
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Mary Lucille Daniel

May 27, 1939 - May 12, 2009

Mary Lucille Daniel, 69, of rural Lagro, Indiana died at 3:30pm Tuesday, May 12, 2009 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born May 27, 1939 in Paintsville, Kentucky to Logan and Helen (Collins) Hill. She married Bennie M. Daniel in Paintsville, Kentucky on July 8, 1955. He died May 2, 2004. She worked in Wabash at Wagner's 2 years, General Tire 15 years, and Econoclean 9 years. ...
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Lila Pore

August 18, 1922 - May 10, 2009

Lila Pore, 86, of Wabash, Indiana died at 4:43 p.m. Sunday, May 10, 2009 at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash. She was born August 18, 1922 in Wabash to Ed and Lettie (McFall) Owen. She married John Pore in Wabash on December 19, 1945; he died August 10, 1976. She worked at Gackenheimer Pharmacy in Wabash 17 years. Lila enjoyed bowling, and bowled in several Wabash women's bowling leagues...
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Timothy G. Sandberg

February 6, 1942 - May 10, 2009

Timothy G. Sandberg, 67, of rural Wabash, Indiana, died at 7:33 a.m. Sunday, May 10, 2009 at Dekalb Memorial Hospital in Auburn, Indiana. He was born February 6, 1942 in Los Angeles, California to George William and Erma E. (Carlson) Sandberg. Tim was a 1961 graduate of Lagro High School and was a truck driver 30 years at Wabash Alloys, retiring in 2001. He was a member of the First Church...
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Clark Charles Shearer

December 30, 1953 - May 9, 2009

Clark Charles Shearer, 55, of Wabash, Indiana died at 7:34am Saturday, May 9, 2009 at Parkview Huntington Hospital in Huntington. He was born December 30, 1953 in Renton, Washington to Charles F. and Janice (Hitchcock) Shearer. Clark was a 1977 graduate of Northwest Christian College in Eugene, Oregon, and received a Master's of Divinity from the Christian Theological Seminary of Indianapolis...
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Ronnie L. Dempsey

December 14, 1948 - May 8, 2009

Ronnie L. "Ron" Dempsey, 60, of Wabash, Indiana, went to be with his Jesus in Heaven at 7:50 a.m. Friday, May 8, 2009 at his home. He was born December 14, 1948 in Wabash County, Indiana to Ernest and Edna T. (Rhoads) Dempsey. He married Sandy E. Sendelbach on May 5, 1973 at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Wabash. He was a 1968 graduate of Wabash High School and got two degrees from IVY Tech;...
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Donald M. Alger

April 22, 1923 - May 1, 2009

Donald M. Alger, 86, of Wabash, Indiana died at 5:30pm Friday, May 1, 2009 at Miller's Merry Manor West in Wabash. He was born April 22, 1923 in Wabash, Indiana to Kenneth and Katherine (Thomas) Alger. Don was a 1942 graduate of Wabash High School. He married Margaret Ann "Marge" Ross in Wabash on July 13, 1946; she died November 30, 2008. He worked his entire life at the Wabash Plain Dealer...
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Jess R. Cavins

December 13, 1931 - April 30, 2009

Jess R. Cavins, 77, of Wabash Indiana died at 10:15am Thursday, April 30, 2009 at Wabash Skilled Care Center. He was born December 13, 1931 in Sampson, Kentucky to William H. F. and Mary O. (Green) Cavins. Jess married Carol Noland in Wabash, Indiana on June 15, 1985; she died May 15, 2002. He retired from the Wabash County Highway Department after 15 years. He enjoyed watching wrestling...
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Lora Jones

August 16, 1972 - April 27, 2009

Lora Jones, 36, of Vernon Manor Children's Home, Wabash, Indiana, died at 11:48 a.m. Monday, April 27, 2009 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born August 16, 1972 in Japan to Willie Jones, Jr. and Kiyoko Fugimoto. Lora was a member of the Girl Scouts. She enjoyed music, going to workshop, and going on outings. She has been a resident of Vernon Manor since September 17, 1975. ...
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Ruth E. Mengle

August 23, 1910 - April 27, 2009

Ruth E. Mengle, 98, of Wabash, Indiana died at 7:38 p.m. Monday, April 27, 2009 at the Wabash Skilled Care Center. She was born August 23, 1910 in Elkhart, Indiana to Charles and Edna (McFarren) Myers. She married Clifford C. Mengle on December 25, 1930; he preceded her in death. She was a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church in Wabash, and enjoyed hand sewing. Ruth was a...
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Lola Joan Trisler

April 8, 1946 - April 15, 2009

Lola Joan Trisler, 63, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 1:05 a.m. Wednesday, April 15, 2009 at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. She was born April 8, 1946 in Wabash, Indiana to Ledyard and Bernice (Webb) Trisler. She worked for Wabash Magnetics 42 years, retiring in 2008, and was a member of the Wabash Church of Christ. Lola liked to read and listen to gospel music and was an avid...
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Jan Lee Arrick

December 1, 1938 - April 14, 2009

Jan Lee Arrick, 70, of rural Wabash, Indiana, died at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at Wabash County Hospital. He was born December 1, 1938 in Swayzee, Indiana, to Carl and Florence (Manning) Arrick. Jan attended Somerset schools 10 1/2 years and graduated from Converse High School in 1956. He married Linda J. Whitaker in Richvalley, Indiana on August 21, 1959. He was a US Navy veteran. ...
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Betty Maxine McNabney

January 20, 1934 - April 9, 2009

Betty Maxine McNabney, 75, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, April 9, 2009 at Miller's Merry Manor North in Wabash. She was born January 20, 1934 in Marion, Indiana to Paul and Lorenna (Hiatt) Woodward. She married James P. McNabney in Wabash on January 19, 1957. Betty worked for Vernon Manor Children's Home until 1980. She was a member of the Wabash Eagles Lodge and a former...
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Susannah Kent

February 25, 1914 - April 9, 2009

Susannah Kent, 95, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 3:36 a.m. Thursday, April 9, 2009 at her home. She was born February 25, 1914 in LaFontiane, Indiana to Charley and Daisy (Sailors) Shenefield. Mrs. Kent graduated as Valedictorian of the Class of 1932 from LaFontaine High School and received her bachelors degree from Manchester College in North Manchester. She married Paul Pressler in 1937; he...
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Betty Jean Esslinger

March 5, 1933 - April 8, 2009

Betty Jean Esslinger, 76, of rural Wabash, Indiana went to be with her Lord, surrounded by her family, at 3:40am Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at her home. She was born March 5, 1933 in Kokomo, Indiana to Samuel and Nellie (Barnhart) Moloch. Betty married Jay W. Esslinger in Kokomo, Indiana. She was a Kokomo High School graduate, attended Marion Business College, and was a member of the First...
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Helen E. Grossnickle

August 5, 1917 - April 7, 2009

Helen E. Grossnickle, 91, formerly of Wabash and North Manchester, Indiana, died at 9:05 a.m. Tuesday, April 7, 2009 at Miller's Merry Manor in Warsaw. She was born August 5, 1917 in Berne, Indiana to Gilbert and Isadora (Winteregg) Hirschy. Helen married Dr. Harry Grossnickle in North Manchester on February 7, 1942; he died May 24, 2006. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church,...
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James Edward Somerlot

October 4, 1956 - April 5, 2009

James "Jim" Edward Somerlot, 52, of Wabash, Indiana died at 3:00am Sunday, April 5, 2009 at Autumn Ridge Rehabilitation Center in Wabash. He was born October 24, 1956 in Delaware, Ohio to Lowell L. and Wanda L. (Easterday) Somerlot. Jim was a 1975 graduate of North Union High School of Richwood, Ohio, and attended several classes at Ivy Tech in Wabash. He married Regina Haynes on July 10,...
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Walter Lee Burrous

May 26, 1926 - April 3, 2009

Walter Lee Burrous, 82, of Wabash Indiana died at 8:11 a.m. Friday, April 3, 2009 at the V.A. Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California. He was born May 26, 1926 in Mexico, Indiana to Delbert Owen and Grace Mae (Seward) Burrous. Walter married Carolyn Lucille Siders on November 10, 1972 at Wabash Christian Church, Wabash. He was a member of Bachelor Creek Church of Christ...
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Carroll L. Coble

April 19, 1922 - April 2, 2009

Carroll L. Coble, 86, of Wabash, Indiana died at 1:40am Thursday, April 2, 2009 at his home. He was born April 19, 1922 in Huntington, Indiana to Harvey and Annis (Mikel) Coble and was the next to youngest of 12 children. They all preceded him in death. Carroll was a 1940 graduate of Huntington Township High School. He met and fell in love with Lena Reiken in 1941 and married her in Laketon,...
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Marie J. Hopkins

August 14, 1932 - March 31, 2009

Marie J. Hopkins, 76, of Wabash Indiana died at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born August 14, 1932 in Peru, Indiana to Clarence and Helen (Dutton) Fitzgerald. She married Gerald Hopkins in Wabash, Indiana on April 7, 1951. Marie was a 1950 Peru High School graduate. She worked in the Lunch Program at Wabash City Schools 20 years. She enjoyed...
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Donna June Morris

June 5, 1923 - March 29, 2009

Donna June Morris, 85, of rural Wabash, Indiana died at 5:15am Sunday, March 29, 2009 at Wabash County Hospital. She was born June 5, 1923 in Urbana, Indiana to Ralph J. and Martha L. (Petry) Baker. Donna married Floyd Herman Morris in Wabash, Indiana on August 22, 1945. She served as a Y3c Wave during WWII, and was a member of the 10th Infantry Lady Fudettes, US Navy Memorial. She was a...
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Marguerite Carolyn Elizabeth Hoch

October 20, 1920 - March 28, 2009

Marguerite Carolyn Elizabeth Startzman (Stefanatos) Hoch, 88, of Wabash, Indiana died at 7:15pm Saturday, March 28, 2009 at Autumn Ridge Rehabilitation Center in Wabash. She was born October 20, 1920 in Fort Wayne, Indiana to Leroy O. and Buena L. (Giess) Startzman. Marguerite was a 1939 graduate of Libby High School in Toledo, Ohio. She attended the Indiana Business College and Insurance...
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David Lynn Pries

April 12, 1959 - March 26, 2009

David Lynn Pries, 49, of rural Wabash, Indiana lost his battle with cancer at 8:00pm Thursday, March 26, 2009 at Wabash County Hospital in Wabash. He was born April 12, 1959 in Wabash, Indiana to Richard C. Pries and Carlene (Elser Landis) Bland. David was a 1977 graduate of Southwood High School. He worked for Pries Turf Management-Lawn Care 15 years and also worked 17 years at Wilkinson...
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Dennis Castle

December 20, 1923 - March 25, 2009

Dennis Castle, 85, of Wabash, Indiana died Wednesday, March 25, 2009 at 7:45 p.m. at Manatee Memorial Hospital in Bradenton, Florida. He was born December 20, 1923 in Offutt, Kentucky to Marion and Gertrude (Boling) Castle. Dennis married Dortha M. Zinn in Fort Wayne, Indiana on May 29, 1950. He was a graduate of Van Lear High School, in Van Lear, Kentucky. He served 27 years in the U.S. Air...
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Thelma Marie Downey

June 17, 1920 - March 25, 2009

Thelma Marie Downey, 88, of rural Wabash, Indiana died at 7:22pm Wednesday, March 25, 2009 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born June 17, 1920 in Miami County, Indiana to Ernest Elshire and Ladema (Bundy) Elshire Ross. She married Carl LeRoy Downey in Wabash, Indiana on March 6, 1939; he died May 27, 1973. She was a homemaker and enjoyed working puzzles and working in the yard...
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Virginia Fern Smedley

January 30, 1942 - March 23, 2009

Virginia Fern Smedley, 67, of Wabash, Indiana died at 5:30pm Monday, March 23, 2009 at her home. She was born January 30, 1942 in Stone, Kentucky to James Calvin and Ocie Anne (Blackburn) Hunt. Virginia retired from United Technologies after more than 30 years. She loved reading, sewing, and planting flowers. She is survived by 2 Daughters, Jeanne Smedley, and Derhonda (Damon) Spiller,...
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John Elzworth Unger

April 11, 1918 - March 21, 2009

John Elzworth Unger, 90, of rural Wabash, Indiana, died at 2:45 a.m. Saturday, March 21, 2009 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born April 11, 1918 in Wabash County, Indiana to Hiram E. "Elza" and Clossie (Cook) Unger. Mr. Unger was a 1936 graduate of Linlawn High School. He married Marcella N. Niccum in Richmond, Indiana on October 9, 1938; she died March 19, 1997. He was a retired...
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Donald Wayne Haupert

June 8, 1929 - March 19, 2009

Donald Wayne Haupert, age 79, of rural Urbana, Indiana, died at 7:15 p.m. on March 19, 2009 at his home. He was born June 8, 1929 near Urbana, Wabash County, Indiana. Don graduated from Urbana High School in 1947. He married Wanda Alberson in Carrollton, Kentucky on May 1, 1949. He was a lifelong farmer and worked several years as a field representative for the Wabash County Farm Bureau. He...
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Rita May Murray

January 8, 1927 - March 16, 2009

Rita May Murray, 82, formerly of rural Lagro, Indiana died at 4:40 a.m. Monday, March 16, 2009 at her home in North Manchester. She was born January 8, 1927 in Convoy, Ohio to Leo and Iva(Moyer) Savieo. She married Robert W. "Bob" Murray in Fort Wayne, Indiana on June 3, 1949; he died May 23, 2002. Rita was a 1945 graduate of Lancaster High School and was a homemaker and dairy farmer's wife...
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Eugene DeVere Lane

August 10, 1913 - March 15, 2009

Eugene DeVere Lane, 95, of rural North Manchester, Indiana died at 3:20pm Sunday, March 15, 2009 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born August 10, 1913 in Otterbein, Indiana to James Otis and Iva Edna (Hunt) Lane. Eugene married Hazel Margaret Miller in Denver, Indiana on July 22, 1935; she died June 9, 1993. He was a graduate of Gilead High School. He was a retired farmer and...
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Joseph Edward Murray

June 29, 1941 - March 14, 2009

Joseph Edward Murray, 67, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 5:50 p.m. Saturday, March 14, 2009 at Wabash County Hospital. He was born June 29, 1941 in Jasper County, Illinois to Elmer and Sadie (Oliver) Murray. He retired from Wabash Alloys after 25 years. He also had worked for EconoClean in Wabash. Joe served in the Indiana National Guard and loved country music. He is survived by two...
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Floyd Calvin Teague

August 9, 1920 - March 12, 2009

Floyd Calvin Teague, 88, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 1:30 a.m. Thursday, March 12, 2009 at Autumn Ridge Rehabilitation Center in Wabash. He was born August 9, 1920 in Stigler, Oklahoma to John and Rebecca (Lowrance) Teague. He married Edith B. Painter in Black Oak, Arkansas on August 23, 1941; she died July 8, 1997. Mr. Teague retired from General Tire in Wabash in 1984 after 30 years. He...
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Cortez L. Wimsatt

October 16, 1984 - March 10, 2009

Cortez L. Wimsatt, 24, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 1:52 a.m. Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at Wabash County Hospital. He was born October 16, 1984 in Marion, Indiana. Cortez enjoyed going to workshop. He received his certificate of completion in 2006 from the Wabash-Miami Area Program. He was very social. He made friends with anyone he met and was very protective of his Vernon Manor family. He...
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Tony Lee Honeycutt

August 28, 1961 - March 9, 2009

Tony Lee Honeycutt, 47, of rural North Manchester, Indiana went to be with the Lord at 8:20 a.m. Monday, March 9, 2009 at his home. He was born August 28, 1961 in Wabash, Indiana to Johnny A. and Patsy (Lane) Honeycutt. He married Sheryl Cansler in Wabash on March 27, 1987. He was a 1980 Wabash High School graduate. Tony worked 25 years at Wabash Metals and the past year at Zimmers in...
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Elzie Branham

August 23, 1920 - March 6, 2009

Elzie "Doodle Bug" Branham, 88, of rural Lagro, Indiana, died at 2:20 p.m. Friday, March 6, 2009 at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. He was born August 23, 1920 in Boons Camp, Kentucky to William and Malva (Pack) Branham, and was raised by his dad and stepmother, Dollie Branham. He married Eva Mae Collins on December 24, 1945 in Williamsport, Kentucky; she died March 1, 2003. He...
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Dolores Jean Lucas

March 30, 1939 - March 3, 2009

Dolores Jean Lucas, 69, of rural North Manchester, IN died at 11:47am Tuesday, March 3, 2009 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born March 30, 1939 in Bardstown, Kentucky to John H. and Viola (Kennedy) Case. Dolores married Fred O. Lucas in Wabash, Indiana on May 21, 1960. She retired from GenCorp in Wabash after 28 years. She was a member of the North Manchester Church of Christ,...
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Donald Lloyd Sisco

September 5, 1950 - March 1, 2009

Donald Lloyd Sisco, 58, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 5:42 p.m. Sunday, March 1, 2009 at St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born September 5, 1950 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky to John Paris and Ruby (Bowling) Sisco. He married Teresa Fitzpatrick in West Van Lear, Kentucky on December 11, 1971. He worked for Wabash Instruments 8 years. Donald was a member of the Grand Street Baptist Church...
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Loretta Lucas

March 18, 1943 - March 1, 2009

Loretta Lucas, 65, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 4:27 a.m. Sunday, March 1, 2009 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born March 18, 1943 in Buckingham, Kentucky to Robert and Dorthula (Hall) Stanley. She married Benny Lucas in Clintwood, Virginia on February 23, 1963. Loretta worked 20 years at Magnatech in Huntington, retiring in 1997. Her family was her joy in life. She is...
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Velma Ruth Whelan

March 7, 1922 - March 1, 2009

Velma Ruth Whelan, 86, of Wabash, Indiana, died Sunday, March 1, 2009 at Miller's Merry Manor North in Wabash. She was born March 7, 1922 in Bedford, Kentucky to Luther and Bertha (Adcock) Brown. She married Willis W. Whelan in Marion, Indiana in 1945; he died June of 1971. Velma retired from Waggoner/United Technologies in Wabash after 30 years. She enjoyed being with her family. She is...
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James Daniel Black

December 21, 1944 - February 25, 2009

James Daniel Black, 64, of rural Wabash, Indiana died at 3:14 p.m. Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born December 21, 1944 in Wabash County, Indiana to George and Marie (Schoby) Black. He was a 1962 graduate of Noble High School in Wabash. James was a technical engineer at WPTA Channel 21 in Fort Wayne for 35 years. He was a former member of the...
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Ruby Louise Baumbauer

October 30, 1923 - February 25, 2009

Ruby Louise Baumbauer, 85, of Lincolnville, Indiana died at 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at Marion General Hospital in Marion. She was born October 30, 1923 in Lincolnville to Samuel and Esta (Ham) Waggoner. Ruby married Donald J. Baumbauer in Wabash County, Indiana on October 21, 1942; he died July 21, 1994. She was a 1941 graduate of Lincolnville High School. She was a...
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James E. Garrett

January 30, 1930 - February 24, 2009

James E. Garrett, 79, of rural Silver Lake, Indiana died at 12:55 p.m. Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at Miller's Merry Manor North in Wabash. He was born January 30, 1930 in Wabash to Walter James and Mildred Marie (Culver) Garrett. James was a retired construction worker and a U.S. Army veteran. He is survived by three children, Joyce Shields of Sacramento, California, James (Tonya) Garrett...
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Millie Darlean Walker

November 4, 1944 - February 23, 2009

Millie Darlean Walker, 64, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 5:15 a.m. Monday, February 23, 2009 at Rolling Meadows Healthcare Center in LaFontaine. She was born November 4, 1944 in Canton, New Jersey to Alfred and Mildred (Noble) Girtain. She married John Joshua Walker, Sr. on August 24, 1967 in Salem, New Jersey; he died June 20, 2008. Darlean attended Wabash Church of Christ. She is survived by...
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John S. Stouffer

August 21, 1931 - February 22, 2009

John S. Stouffer, 77, of Lagro, Indiana, died at 6:14 p.m. Sunday, February 22, 2009 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born August 21, 1931 in Wabash County, Indiana to Mahlon and Pauline (Karns) Stouffer. He married Reba Beeks at the Dora Christian Church on July 3, 1952. He worked at Celotex in Lagro 45 years, retiring in 1997. He was a veteran of the Marine Corps and a 50+ year...
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Elmer Fletcher Singleton

September 27, 1925 - February 22, 2009

Elmer Fletcher Singleton, 83, of North Manchester, Indiana, formerly of rural Wabash, died at 7:35pm Sunday, February 22, 2009 at Peabody Healthcare Center in North Manchester. He was born September 27, 1925 in Whitestown, Indiana to William Fletcher and Blanche (Kingsolver) Singleton. Elmer married Josephine Eileen Eakright in Wabash on November 15, 1947; she died in 1963. He then married...
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Charlene Joyce Brosam

June 26, 1938 - February 20, 2009

Charlene Joyce Brosam, 70, of Wabash, Indiana died 12:20 a.m. Friday, February 20, 2009 at Miller's Merry Manor North in Wabash. She was born June 26, 1938 in Shenandoah, Iowa to Donald and Mabel M. (Cottrell) Cass. She married Richard W. Brosam in Shenandoah on May 6, 1956. She was a licensed practical nurse at All Saints Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas 20 years, retiring in 1995. Charlene...
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Gerald Ray Hall

October 30, 1935 - February 18, 2009

Gerald Ray "Jerry" Hall, 73, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at Wabash County Hospital in Wabash. He was born October 30, 1935 in Walnut, Arkansas to William and Elva (Garland) Hall. He married Caroline Sue (Hendrix) Anderson in Orlando, Florida on October 20, 2001. Jerry was a 1954 Converse High School graduate. He retired from the US Navy after 20 years....
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Elizabeth Anne Houlihan

May 5, 1967 - February 18, 2009

Elizabeth "Beth" Anne Houlihan, 41, of rural Peru, Indiana died at 4:35pm Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at her home. She was born May 5, 1967 in Wabash, Indiana to James P. and Barbara (Meeks) Houlihan. Beth was a 1985 graduate of North Miami High School and received her associate degree in 2003 from Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion. She was a job coach at the Wabash-Miami Area Program 5...
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Sylvia Kay Engelman

August 4, 1941 - February 16, 2009

Sylvia Kay Engelman, 67, of rural Wabash, Indiana, died at 2:30 a.m. Monday, February 16, 2009 at her home. She was born August 4, 1941 in Wabash to Jesse R. and Helen M. (Armstrong) Mayfield. Sylvia married Dick O. Engelman in Wabash on April 9, 1987; he died May 20, 2003. She was a 1959 Wabash High School graduate. She worked 18 years at General Tire and 21 years at True Value, both of...
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Mary Jane Starbuck

October 10, 1942 - February 11, 2009

Mary Jane Starbuck, 66, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at her home. She was born October 10, 1942 in Chili, Indiana to Forrest and Elvah (Kelly) Long. She married James Ray Starbuck on April 20, 1964 in Bunker Hill, Indiana. Mrs. Starbuck retired from Indiana State Police where she had been a dispatcher at the Peru Post 20 years. She was a member of the...
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Martha Ellen Shaffer

April 1, 1917 - February 10, 2009

Martha Ellen Shaffer, 91, of rural Urbana, Indiana died at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, February 10, 2009 at her home. She was born April 1, 1917 in Waltz Township, Wabash County, Indiana to Philip H. and Emma (Stouffer) Roser. She married D. Houston Shaffer in Upland, Indiana on March 11, 1939; he died February 13, 1980. She was a 1935 graduate of Lagro High School and was a well known seamstress in...
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Michael Lee Ferguson

June 25, 1952 - February 6, 2009

Michael Lee Ferguson, 56, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 1:30 p.m. Friday, February 6, 2009 at his home. He was born June 25, 1952 in Marion, Indiana to Ken Ferguson and Bonnie (Sauntmon) Hettmansperger. Mr. Ferguson married Janelle Smith in Wabash, Indiana on March 24, 2000. He graduated from Wabash High School in 1970 and worked at Wabash Metals 15 years. He was a member of the Wabash Church...
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Edmon J. King

October 4, 1931 - February 2, 2009

Edmon J. "Jr." King, 77, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 5:50 p.m. Monday, February 2, 2009 at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. He was born October 4, 1931 in Van Lear, Kentucky to William Edmon and Goldie (Butcher) King. Jr. was previously married to Janice Cramer, the mother of his children. He was a member of United Auto Workers Union Local 977 and retired from Fisher Body in...
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Geneva Mae Getz

May 2, 1916 - February 2, 2009

Geneva Mae Getz, 92, formerly of rural Wabash, Indiana died at 2:30 p.m. Monday, February 2, 2009 at Rolling Meadows Healthcare Center in LaFontaine. She was born May 2, 1916 in Alexandria, Indiana to John Lee and Cora (Alderson) Anderson. Geneva married James Donald "Don" Getz in Kokomo, Indiana on April 7, 1934; he died March 1, 2002. She was the former head cook at Southwood High School...
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