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Thursday, June 3, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Philip Shriver
Philip Cleon Shriver, 99, formerly of South Whitley, Indiana, died peacefully at 1:05 p.m., on Saturday, May 29, 2021, at Waterford Crossing Healthcare Goshen, where he was a resident since September 2018.Arrangement by Smith & Sons Miller Chapel in South Whitley. Read More
Smith & Sons Miller Chapel
Published in KPCNews on Jun. 3, 2021.
Wednesday, June 2, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Sally Waltenburg
FORT WAYNE - Sally Jean (Shively) Waltenburg, 87, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, passed away on May 29, 2021, at Cedar Ridge Assisted Living in Fort Wayne.She was born in Churubusco, Indiana, on June 19, 1933, to C. Allen and Crystal B. (Deutsch) Shively. They preceded her in death.She graduated... Read More
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home - Churubusco
Published in KPCNews on Jun. 2, 2021.
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Virginia Broughman
Virginia Broughman, age 87, of Garrett, Indiana, died on Friday, May 21, 2021.Advantage Highland Park, 2403 E. Wallen Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46825. Read More
Advantage Funeral and Cremation Services - Highland Park
Published in KPCNews on May 26, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Jacque Sobasky
Jacque Ellen Sobasky, 71, of LaOtto, Indiana, died on Wednesday, May 19, 2021, at Ascension Living LaVerna Terrace in Avilla, Indiana.Arrangements are with Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco. Read More
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home - Churubusco
Published in KPCNews on May 26, 2021.
Sunday, May 23, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Ronald Armstrong
AUBURN - Ronald "Bud" Armstrong, 91, of Auburn, died Saturday, May 22, 2021. Arrangements are by Feller & Clark Funeral Home of Auburn. Read More
Feller & Clark Funeral Homes
Published in KPCNews on May 23, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
William Burns
William BurnsST. JOE -William "Red" Burns, 94, died Wednesday, May 19, 2021, at Laurels of DeKalb in Butler.He was born Oct. 2, 1926 in Auburn, to John and Lily Mae Burns. They preceded him in death.He married Virginia "Ginny" Herschberger on March 30, 1963, in West Virginia, and... Read More
Carnahan-Baidinger & Walter Funeral Home - Spencerville
Published in KPCNews on May 23, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Jerry Gaerte
Jerry GaerteALBION - Jerry E. Gaerte, 68, of Albion, passed away on May 21, 2021, at Parkview Whitley Hospital in Columbia City.He was born at Luckey Hospital in Wolf Lake on April 29, 1953, to Gene and Mary Ann (Geiger) Gaerte. He spent his formative years in Noble County, graduating... Read More
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home - Churubusco
Published in KPCNews on May 23, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Constance Gantt
HUDSON - Constance "Connie" M. Gantt, 84, of Hudson, passed away Friday, May 21, 2021.She was born Sept. 27, 1936, in Whitley County to Joseph Long and Jossie (Clyburn) Long. They preceded her in death.Connie was a high school graduate from Churubusco High School in 1954. She was... Read More
Hite Funeral Home
Published in KPCNews on May 23, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Courtland Griebel
KENDALLVILLE - Courtland Robert Griebel, 42, of Kendallville, passed away Friday, May 21, 2021, in Waterloo after a long battle with Huntington's disease.Courtland was born March 8, 1979, in Fort Wayne.He was a 1997 graduate of DeKalb High School.Courtland was a veteran of the United... Read More
Feller & Clark Funeral Homes
Published in KPCNews on May 23, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Joe Pranger
Joe PrangerCORUNNA - Leslie Joe Pranger, 78, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 20, 2021.He was born Oct. 5, 1942, to Leslie John and Awilda Virginia (Urbine) Pranger.Joe, as he was known to all, was passionate in his love for God. Everyone that knew him for more than 30 seconds... Read More
Feller & Clark Funeral Homes
Published in KPCNews on May 23, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Lewie Slone
KENDALLVILLE -Lewie Dale Slone, 73, of Kendallville, died Saturday, May 22, 2021, at the University of Toledo Hospital in Toledo, Ohio. Arrangements are pending at Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville. Read More
Young Family Funeral Home
Published in KPCNews on May 23, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Ocie Spriggs
Ocie SpriggsKENDALLVILLE - Ocie Spriggs, 85, of Kendallville, passed away on Friday, May 21, 2021, at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne.She was born in Dorton, Kentucky, on Feb. 16, 1936, to Nathan and Nola (Mullins) Gibson. They preceded her in death.She married Blake Spriggs on Sept... Read More
Hite Funeral Home
Published in KPCNews on May 23, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Rev. J. Wilbur Yates
Rev. J. Wilbur YatesAUBURN – The Rev. J. Wilbur Yates, 89, entered into the presence of his Lord on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at Heritage Pointe in Fort Wayne.Rev. Yates was born and educated in Bardstown in North Central Kentucky. He is the youngest of four children born to Walter... Read More
Feller & Clark Funeral Homes
Published in KPCNews on May 23, 2021.
Thursday, May 20, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Isaac Harris
COLUMBIA CITY - Isaac Marshall Harris, 3-year-old son of Scott and Catrina (Smith) Harris, born on Feb. 3, 2018, passed away peacefully at Riley Children's Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Tuesday, May 11, 2021.A happy and boisterous toddler, he loved to bang on the drums and... Read More
Smith & Sons Funeral Home
Published in KPCNews on May 20, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Charles Kristek
Charles KristekLAFAYETTE - Charles (Charlie) Kristek was born to Marx and Agatha (Murray) Kristek in Flint, Michigan, on June 11, 1932.He spent his primary school years in Norwich, Connecticut, and attended college at the University of Connecticut, graduating in 1954, with a liberal... Read More
Fisher Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services - Lafayette
Published in KPCNews on May 20, 2021.
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Thelma Duncan
Thelma DuncanCHURUBUSCO - Thelma S. Duncan, 77, of Churubusco, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, May 15, 2021, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana.She was born in Jamestown, Tennessee, on Oct. 10, 1943, to Alvie and Dorthy (McCoy) Copley. Her parents preceded her in death... Read More
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home - Churubusco
Published in KPCNews on May 19, 2021.
Sunday, May 16, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Carol Ahrens
Carol AhrensFORT WAYNE - Carol N. Ahrens, 94, passed away on May 12, 2021, at Lutheran Life Villages, Pine Valley, in Fort Wayne, Indiana.She was born in Wawaka, Indiana, to John and Margie (Prough) Coffman. They preceded her in death.Carol attended International Business College... Read More
Hockemeyer & Miller Funeral Home
Published in KPCNews on May 16, 2021.
Friday, May 14, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Deborah Argast
LINCOLN, Maine - Deborah Kathleen Argast (née Hanson) of Lincoln, Maine, died on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, after an eight-month war with pancreatic cancer. Family was close by her side.Deb was born in Sioux City, Iowa, on Sept. 11, 1952, and raised in Sioux City; Maryville, Missouri... Read More
Lamson Funeral Home - Lincoln
Published in KPCNews on May 14, 2021.
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Stanley Ward
Stanley WardStanley R. Ward, 63, of LaOtto, Indiana, died on Sunday, May 2, 2021, in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia.Arrangements entrusted to Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, Churubusco Chapel. Read More
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home - Churubusco
Published in KPCNews on May 12, 2021.
Tuesday, May 4, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Jerry Nesbitt
LIGONIER - Jerry Lee Nesbitt, age 70, of Ligonier, Indiana, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, May 2, 2021, at home.He was born on April 4, 1951, the son of Samuel Harrison Adelbert and Margaret (Green) Nesbitt in Kendallville, Indiana.On Sept. 28, 1996, he married Avis (Rosenogle)... Read More
Yeager Funeral Home - Ligonier
Published in KPCNews on May 4, 2021.
Sunday, May 2, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Phyllis Balzer
KENDALLVILLE - Phyllis Jean Balzer, age 91, of Kendallville, died Friday, April 30, 2021 at Lutheran Life Villages in Kendallville.Mrs. Balzer was born in Garrett, Indiana on October 20, 1929 to the late Ralph W. and Beulah Helen (Hawk) DePew. She graduated from Garrett High School... Read More
Hite Funeral Home
Published in KPCNews on May 2, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Margaret Marshall
CROMWELL - Margaret "Midge" A. Marshall, age 86 of Cromwell, Indiana, passed away on Friday, April 30, 2021 at Lutheran Life Villages.She was born on December 10, 1934, the daughter of George A. and Effa (Owen) Kimmel.She married Robert L. Marshall on November 26, 1953. He preceded... Read More
Yeager Funeral Home - Ligonier
Published in KPCNews on May 2, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Janet Walker
WATERLOO - Janet Walker was the quintessential "Mom's Mom." At the center of five generations of family, her door on the farm north of Waterloo was always open, and the cookie jar full. That's why she will be remembered with such love, missed, and her life celebrated.Janet passed... Read More
Feller & Clark Funeral Homes
Published in KPCNews on May 2, 2021.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Howard Helmke
Howard Erwin Helmke, 88, of Big Lake, Indiana, died peacefully at his home at 1:30 a.m., on Thursday, April 22, 2021.Arrangements by Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City. Read More
Smith & Sons Funeral Home
Published in KPCNews on Apr. 28, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Martha Longardner
CHURUBUSCO - Martha F. Longardner, 92, of Churubusco, Indiana, died on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at her home.Mrs. Longardner was born on Dec. 16, 1928, in Dan, Kentucky, to Henry and Clella (Peyton) Rigsby.Martha worked for many years as an assembler and lead operator for General Electric... Read More
Frurip-May Funeral Home
Published in KPCNews on Apr. 28, 2021.
Sunday, April 25, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Carl Bowers
HOWE - Carl E. Bowers, 80, of Howe, died, unexpectedly from natural causes, on Thursday, April 22, 2021, at his residence.He was born on July 6, 1940, in Fort Wayne to Arthur D. and Laura D. (Bunger) Bowers.Carl worked for the Dometic Corporation in LaGrange for 38 years. He enjoyed... Read More
Frurip-May Funeral Home
Published in KPCNews on Apr. 25, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Denny Day
GARRETT - Denny Day, 77, of Garrett, passed away Friday, April 23, 2021 at home with his family.Denny was born in Hazard, Kentucky to Willie and Sally (Eversole) Day. Denny married Sandra Krout in 1978 and she resides in Garrett. Denny enjoyed watching Kentucky Wildcats basketball... Read More
Feller & Clark Funeral Homes
Published in KPCNews on Apr. 25, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Zach Deetz
AUBURN - Zach A. Deetz, 60, of Auburn, passed away Saturday, April 24, 2021, at Auburn Village in Auburn, Indiana.He was born January 12, 1961, in Auburn to Max O. and Mildred (Williams) Deetz. They have both preceded him in death.Zach was a 1979 graduate of DeKalb High School.Zach... Read More
Feller & Clark Funeral Homes
Published in KPCNews on Apr. 25, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Richard Hursey
LIGONIER - Richard C. "Dick" Hursey, age 88, of Ligonier passed away on Friday, April 23, 2021 at Avalon Village in Ligonier.He was born in Loop City, Nebraska, the son of James and Inez (Norval) Hursey on December 1, 1932. On October 1, 1955 he married Jane Sprague at the Ligonier... Read More
Yeager Funeral Home - Ligonier
Published in KPCNews on Apr. 25, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Carol Warstler
AUBURN - Carol Warstler, 81, of Auburn died Friday, April 23, 2021 at Millers Merry Manor in Garrett.She was born December 19, 1939 in Waterloo to William and Gladys (Evans) Nelson.She was a Homemaker. Carol was a member of Meese Chapel where she had played the piano and organ over... Read More
Feller & Clark Funeral Homes
Published in KPCNews on Apr. 25, 2021.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Nancy Halferty
Nancy HalfertyALBION - Nancy L. Halferty, age 89, of Albion, Indiana, died on Monday, April 12, 2021, at Parkview Noble Hospital.Nancy was born on July 15, 1931, in Churubusco, Indiana, to Frank L. Reed Sr., and Jessie (Campbell) Reed.She married Marion "Bud" Halferty on May 27, 1949... Read More
Harper Funeral Homes - Albion Chapel
Published in KPCNews on Apr. 21, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Edward Heintzelman
Edward E. Heintzelman, 71, a life-long resident of Jefferson Township, Whitley County, Indiana, died after a three-year battle with cancer, on Sunday, April 11, 2021, at Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.Arrangements are by Smith & Sons Funeral Home in Columbia City. Read More
Smith & Sons Funeral Home
Published in KPCNews on Apr. 21, 2021.
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Ora Brewster
GARRETT - Ora V. Brewster, 91, of Garrett, went to be with his Savior on Friday, April 16, 2021 at the VA Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was born on September 16, 1929 in Auburn, Indiana, a son of the late Melvin and Gwendolyn (Keener) Brewster.He served in the U.S. Air Force... Read More
Greenlawn Funeral and Cremation Services
Published in KPCNews on Apr. 20, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Nanci Carnahan
FORT WAYNE - Nanci Ann Carnahan, 81, went to be with Jesus on Sunday, April 18, 2021 at her home in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. She was born on May 4, 1939 in Auburn, Indiana to the late Paul & Magdalene (Conner) Houghton. She married Raymond R. Carnahan on June 6, 1955 at Auburn Church... Read More
Carnahan-Baidinger & Walter Funeral Home - Spencerville
Published in KPCNews on Apr. 20, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Dale Champion
ANGOLA - Dale A. Champion, 79, of Angola, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, April 18, 2021 at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was born on September 29, 1941 in Steuben County, Indiana to John and Margery (Wells) Champion. Dale graduated from Fremont High School.He married... Read More
Weicht Funeral Home Inc
Published in KPCNews on Apr. 20, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Billy Johnson
ANGOLA – Billy R. Johnson, 82, died Friday, April 16, 2021 at Northern Lakes Nursing and Rehabilitation.He was born Feb. 10, 1939 at the family farm in Angola, to the late Carl Edwin and Eleanor Rose (Andrew) Johnson.He graduated from Angola High School in 1957 and then went on to... Read More
H.E. Johnson & Sons Funeral Homes - Angola
Published in KPCNews on Apr. 20, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Melvin Knepp
LAGRANGE - Melvin C. Knepp, 56, of LaGrange, died unexpectedly at 5:52 p.m., on Sunday, April 18. He was born on July 27, 1964, in LaGrange, to Chris J. and Mary W. (Lambright) Knepp.Surviving are five brothers, John (Katie) Knepp, of Topeka, William (Edith) Knepp, of LaGrange, Enos... Read More
Miller-Stewart Funeral Home
Published in KPCNews on Apr. 20, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Ann Miller
LEO – Ann M. Miller, 82, of Leo, passed away Sunday, April 18, 2021, at The Cedars in Leo. She was born December 7, 1938, in Goshen, Indiana to Edward D. And Anna M. (Bontrager) Troyer.Ann married Clarence J. "CJ" Miller on Dec. 15,1957, in Goshen, Indiana, and he passed away Feb... Read More
Feller & Clark Funeral Homes
Published in KPCNews on Apr. 20, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Kimberly Ramer
ALBION - Kimberly Sue Ramer, age 53, of Albion, died April 16, 2021 at her home.Kim was born in Goshen, Indiana on Sept. 2, 1967 to the late Lawrence Bastin and Sona (Poff) Whalen. She graduated from East Noble High School and worked at Bosch in Albion.She loved her two dogs Browning... Read More
Hite Funeral Home
Published in KPCNews on Apr. 20, 2021.
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Richard Conrow
CHURUBUSCO - Richard "Dick" Conrow, 82, of Churubusco, Indiana, passed away on Monday, April 5, 2021, at his home.Born in Los Angeles, California, on Nov. 10, 1938, Dick spent his formative years in Fort Wayne, Indiana.After high school, Dick served in the United States Navy.Dick... Read More
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home - Churubusco
Published in KPCNews on Apr. 14, 2021.
Thursday, April 8, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Robert Rentschler
Robert RentschlerRobert David Rentschler, 71, of rural Columbia City, Indiana, died at his home at 11:48 a.m., on Monday, March 29, 2021.Arrangements entrusted to Smith & Sons Funeral Home in Columbia City. Read More
Smith & Sons Funeral Home
Published in KPCNews on Apr. 8, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Janet Wilkinson
Janet WilkinsonJanet K. Wilkinson, 84, of South Whitley, Indiana, died at 5:45 p.m., on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester, where she was a resident for the past 12 days.Arrangements entrusted to Smith & Sons Miller Chapel in South Whitley... Read More
Smith & Sons Miller Chapel
Published in KPCNews on Apr. 8, 2021.
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Christine Salyers
FORT WAYNE - Christine Salyers, 87, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, March 21, 2021, at her home.She was born in Paintsville, Kentucky, on Feb. 22, 1934, to Manford and Dora (Gibson) Salyers. They preceded her in death.She and Edward Holland Sr., were married and moved... Read More
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home - Churubusco
Published in KPCNews on Apr. 7, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
James Thomas
James ThomasALBION - James E. Thomas, 58, of Albion, Indiana, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana.He was born on Aug. 10, 1962, in Edgerton, Ohio, to James and Joyce (Krontz) Thomas.On July 21, 1989, in Garrett... Read More
Young Family Funeral Home
Published in KPCNews on Apr. 7, 2021.
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Amy Leeson
Amy LeesonFORT WAYNE - Amy Leeson of Fort Wayne, Indiana, passed away at the age of 71, on Sunday, March 28, 2021, after a short yet courageous battle with cancer.Born on Oct. 26, 1949, in Garrett, Indiana, she was the daughter of Audrey Leeson Jay and Mr. Roger Leeson and Mr. Glenn... Read More
Feller & Clark Funeral Homes
Published in KPCNews on Apr. 6, 2021.
Sunday, April 4, 2021
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Matthew Coney
AVILLA - Matthew L. "Matt" Coney, 44, of Avilla, passed away on April 2, 2021 in his home. He was born on April 12, 1976.Matt loved spending his time outdoors while entertaining family and friends especially by the pool with a cold drink in his hand. If he wasn't by the pool or running... Read More
Harper Funeral Homes - Avilla Chapel
Published in KPCNews on Apr. 4, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
David Easterday
GARRETT - David W. Easterday, age 66, of Garrett, died Thursday, April 1st, 2021, at his residence.He was born May 23rd, 1954 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky to the late Laurel (Pork) and Betty (Hovarter) Easterday. On December 30th, 1977 In Albion Indiana, he was united in marriage to... Read More
Hite Funeral Home
Published in KPCNews on Apr. 4, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Maurice Moser
LIGONIER - Maurice Gene Moser of Ligonier, was ushered into the presence of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, FL.He was born in Goshen, on October 31, 1940, the son of Eugene V. and Elizabeth "Betty" (Blue) Moser... Read More
Yeager Funeral Home - Ligonier
Published in KPCNews on Apr. 4, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Gerald Murphy
COLUMBIA CITY: Gerald Dean Murphy, 74, Columbia City, died Saturday, April 3, 2021.Arrangements are being handled by Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City. Read More
Smith & Sons Funeral Home
Published in KPCNews on Apr. 4, 2021.
LOCAL SPOTLIGHT
Patricia Speaker
ALBION - Patricia Speaker, age 88, of Albion, died Saturday, April 3, 2021.Funeral arrangements for Mrs. Speaker are pending at Hite Funeral Home, Kendallville. Read More
Hite Funeral Home
Published in KPCNews on Apr. 4, 2021.
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