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Roy E. Imel
Roy E. Imel, 79, Rochester, died Wednesday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester. Read More
Zimmerman Brothers Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 22, 2021.
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Dr. Jeffrey Lee Hoover
Dr. Jeffery Lee Hoover, 62, of Sacramento, Calif., passed away Oct. 11, 2021 after a sudden cardiac event. He was born Sept. 11, 1959, in Anderson, to Patricia and George Hoover.Dr. Hoover was a man of many talents, but everyone who knew him also knew that music and art were his life's... Read More
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 21, 2021.
Reinhold R. "Bob" Lembke
Reinhold Robert "Bob" Lembke, 85, changed his address from Gold Canyon, Az. to his heavenly home with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.Bob Lembke was born Dec. 10, 1935 to Reinhold John and Christine Lembke in Lincoln, Ill. He served in the U.S. Army as a medic stationed in Germany... Read More
Good Family Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 21, 2021.
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Jeanette McKee
Jeanette McKee, 78, Rochester, and formerly of Akron, passed away at 5:27 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021, at Life Care Center of Rochester.She was born Jan. 14, 1943, in Fulton County, the daughter of Clair and Margaret (Heighway) Jones. She married Dr. John McKee in 1989 and he survives... Read More
Zimmerman Brothers Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel from Oct. 19 to Oct. 20, 2021.
Cassandra L. Walgamuth
Cassandra Louise Walgamuth, 33, Rochester, passed away Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, at her residence.She was born Oct. 25, 1987, in Fort Wayne, the daughter of Randy and Sandra K. (Castle) Walgamuth.Cassandra had previously had worked for Penguin Point in Warsaw,. She enjoyed listening... Read More
Zimmerman Brothers Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel from Oct. 19 to Oct. 20, 2021.
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Helen I. Breidinger
Helen Irene Breidinger, 75, Rochester, passed away at 4:02 p.m. Thursday, October 14, 2021 at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester.She was born on Sept. 9, 1946 in Kewanna, the daughter of John Loren and Roxie (MacLain) Fry. On July 22, 1969 in Rochester, Indiana, she married Russell L. Breidinger... Read More
Zimmerman Bros Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 19, 2021.
Ellen M. Reed-Smith
Ellen Mae (Frush) Reed-Smith, 86, of rural Fulton County, passed away Oct. 15, 2021 at 9:55 a.m. at her residence.On Jan. 3, 1935 in Warsaw she was born to Robert Frush and Princess Marie (Rathbum) Frush. Ellen had lived most of her life in Marshall County.On May 14, 1955 in Warsaw... Read More
Earl-Grossman Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 19, 2021.
William J. Risner
William Joe Risner, 66, of Akron, passed away surrounded by his girls at 6:21 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, at his residence.Joe was born Aug. 23, 1955, in Prestonsburg, Ky., to the late William "Willie" and Helen K. (Adams) Risner. He was married on Feb. 12, 1977, in Silver Lake... Read More
Hartzler Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 19, 2021.
Naoma A. Seidel (Zellers)
Naoma Alice (Zellers) Seidel, 97, was born to Arthur and Julia (Metzger) Zellers on Oct. 25, 1923 on a farm near Kewanna.She passed away Oct. 16, 2021, in Indianapolis.She graduated from Kewanna High School in 1941 and worked at Kingsbury Ordnance Plant, manufacturing ammunition and... Read More
Rans Funeral Chapel - Metzger Chapel
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 19, 2021.
Monday, October 18, 2021
William G. Bubb
William G. Bubb 70, Tippecanoe, and a longtime resident of Lewistown, Pa., passed away at 4:47 a.m. Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, at his residence.He was born on Nov. 14, 1950, in Granville, Pa., the son of Robert B. and Ruth L. (Brindel) Bubb. He served with the United States Army during... Read More
King-Barr Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel from Oct. 16 to Oct. 18, 2021.
Saturday, October 16, 2021
Helen I. Breidinger
Helen Irene Breidinger, 75, Rochester, died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester. Arrangements are pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester. Read More
Zimmerman Brothers Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 16, 2021.
Gary L. Minix III
Gary L. Minix III, 31, of Rochester, died Oct. 8, 2021, at his residence.Survivors include his fiancee, Kayla Nicole Shultz; mother, Tabitha Minix, of Rochester; father and stepmother, Gary L. Minix Jr. and wife Terra, of Culver; four children, Hayden Lee Hardel, Calvin James Minix... Read More
Good Family Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 16, 2021.
Jimmie F. Ritchie
Jimmie F. Ritchie, 68, Macy, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.Born May 21, 1953, in Hazard, Ky., he was the son of Hershel and Beulah Mae (Smith) Ritchie. On June 2, 1972, in Macy, he was married to Phyllis Joan Slisher, and she survives.He... Read More
McClain Funeral Home - Denver
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 16, 2021.
Ellis Shepherd
Ellis Shepherd, 82, of rural Akron, died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, at Lutheran Hospital of Fort Wayne.Survivors include his wife, Sandy Shepherd, of Akron; children, Todd Shepherd, of Rochester, Scott Shepherd, of Warsaw, Josh Shepherd, of Akron, Ashley Cordes, of Roann, Pam Girouard... Read More
KING MEMORIAL HOME
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 16, 2021.
Friday, October 15, 2021
Kathryn C. "Kace" Schalliol
Kathryn "Kace" C. Schalliol, 76, of Granger, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, at Center for Hospice-Raclin House.Kathryn was born on June 16, 1945, in Peru, to the late Hilbert and Katherine (Richmond) Wacknitz.Kathryn is survived by her husband, James Schalliol, M.D.; her... Read More
Palmer Funeral Home -Bubb Chapel
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 15, 2021.
Thursday, October 14, 2021
James L. Coplen
James L. Coplen 77, Mentone, passed away at 4:05 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, at his daughter's residence in Rochester.He was born Aug. 11, 1944 in Rochester, the son of James LeRoy Coplen Sr. and Mary Lee (Crispen) Coplen.Jim had worked as a tool and die maker. He previously worked... Read More
Zimmerman Brothers Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel from Oct. 9 to Oct. 14, 2021.
Rodney S. Howell
Rodney Stanley Howell, Plymouth, passed away at 12:39 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio at the age of 63.He was born June 26, 1958 in McDowell, Ky. to Naretta Jo (McSurley) Howell and Joe Toliver Howell.Rodney was a 1976 graduate of Triton High... Read More
Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 14, 2021.
Don D. Masterson
Don D Masterson, 90, passed away at I.U. Hospital Wed. Oct. 6, 2021.He was born in Logansport to Roy and Ruth Masterson.In 1948 Don graduated from Fulton High School, where he played basketball and pitched for the baseball team.Don graduated from Indiana Business College, enlisted... Read More
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 14, 2021.
Pamela J. Parker
Pamela J. Parker 55, Delong, Indiana, passed away at 8:26 A.M. Tuesday Oct. 12, 2021 at St. Joseph Health System, Plymouth, Indiana.She was born on September 27, 1966 in Cedar Springs, Michigan, the daughter of Curtis and Patricia (Bye) Peacock. On July 28, 1984 in Tyner, Indiana... Read More
Zimmerman Brothers Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Norma and Raymond Easterday
Norma Easterday, 71, Winamac and formerly of Rochester, passed away at 4:43 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, at her residence. Raymond Easterday, 74, Winamac, passed away at 10:20 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, at Franciscan Health Lafayette East.Norma and Raymond were married May 9, 1976... Read More
Zimmerman Brothers Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 13, 2021.
Jason D. Hounshell
Jason D. Hounshell, 48, Tippecanoe, and formerly of Rochester, passed away unexpectedly at 8:32 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, at his home.He was born Sept. 6, 1973 in Rochester, the son of Forrest Dee and Arlene (Bathrick) Hounshell. He was a graduate of Rochester High School Class... Read More
Zimmerman Brothers Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel from Oct. 12 to Oct. 13, 2021.
Yvonne D. Foster Keitzer
Yvonne D. Foster Keitzer, 64, Rochester, died 11:43 a.m. Sunday, at her residence.Survivors include her husband, Frank; four children, Erica Grace, Springfield, IL., Yolanda Cole Fowler of Jacksonville, Ill., Prentiss G. Kelly Jr., Jacksonville, Ill., Ronald E. Cole Jr., Wheatfield... Read More
Good Family Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 13, 2021.
Terri L. Miller
Terri L. Miller, 68, Rochester, passed away at 6:02 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2021, at Franciscan Health, Indianapolis.She was born Sept. 17, 1953, in Denison, Texas, the daughter of Charles N. and Freda (Hounshell) Miller.Terri had worked in property management for many years. She enjoyed... Read More
Zimmerman Brothers Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel from Oct. 9 to Oct. 13, 2021.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Charles Cannon
Charles Cannon, 70, Rochester, passed away at 11:11 a.m. Saturday at his residence.Survivors include his wife, Nancy; three daughters, Jessica Ringer, Culver, Cara Lee Robertson, Rochester, Courtney Lustig, Elverson, Pa., son Jared Cannon, Rochester; sister Janet Harrover, Jacksonville... Read More
Good Family Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 12, 2021.
Sandra H. Stavedahl
Sandra H. Stavedahl, 77, Mentone, died at 4:56 a.m. Sunday at Peabody Retirement Community of North Manchester, Indiana.Survivors include her husband, Terry Stavedahl, Mentone, daughter Tammy Richmond, Simi Valley, Calif., sons Travi Bouck and Tom Bouck, Michigan; sisters Wanda Genes... Read More
KING MEMORIAL HOME
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 12, 2021.
Saturday, October 9, 2021
Raymond Lee Easterday
Raymond Lee Easterday, 74, Winamac, died at 10:20 a.m. Thursday at Franciscan Health, Lafayette East. Arrangements are pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester. Read More
Zimmerman Brothers Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 9, 2021.
Friday, October 8, 2021
Audra R. "Obby" Bryant
Mr. Audra R. "Obby" Bryant, 97, of Rochester, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 at his residence.On Feb. 22, 1924, Audra Ray Bryant was born near Athens to Oliver R. and Fern T. Rush Bryant. As one of five children, he shared his childhood with three sisters and a brother. Proudly... Read More
Good Family Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 8, 2021.
Jackie Joe Kellems
Jackie Joe Kellems, 61, of Lucerne, passed away suddenly at home early Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021.Jack was born on Feb. 29, 1960. He was the son of the late Garry Kellems and Marilyn Snyder, who survives.He grew up in the Oakdale neighborhood of Peru. Jack worked at Peru Utilities where... Read More
Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home Inc
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 8, 2021.
Thursday, October 7, 2021
Auda R. Bryant
Audra R. Bryant, 97, Rochester, died Tuesday at his residence.Survivors include his wife, Wilma; five children, Roger Bryant, Susan Widman and Tim Bryant, all of Rochester, Rodney Bryant, Macy, Barbara Zeider Hites, Fulton.Funeral service is at 11 a.m. Friday at Good Family Funeral... Read More
Good Family Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 7, 2021.
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
Dewey Armstrong
Former Rochester resident Dewey A. Armstrong, 56, Atlanta, Ga., died August 27, 2021.Survivors included his mother, Jenice Armstrong, Mishawaka; and brother, Craig Armstrong, Elkhart.His funeral service is at 1 p.m. Saturday at Good Family Funeral Home, Rochester. Visitation is 10... Read More
Good Family Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 5, 2021.
Paul E. Winn
Paul E. Winn, 86, of Culver, passed away Oct. 2, 2021 at Miller's Merry Manor.Paul was born to Paul R. and Margurite (Helmick) Winn on Nov. 17, 1934, in Lucerne. The family moved to Culver in 1943 and Paul lived on the family farm for 78 years. He married Joyce Kline on Dec. 20, 1952... Read More
Odom Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 5, 2021.
Saturday, October 2, 2021
Jesse Russell Gunnels
Jesse Russell Gunnels, 74, of Rochester, and formerly of Robertsdale, Ala. and Mentone, passed at 5:40 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021, at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester.Jesse was born June 27, 1947, in Maytown, Ken., to the late William and Ruth (Ousley) Gunnels. On Dec. 24, 1966 in... Read More
Hartzler Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 2, 2021.
Jeanette McKee
Jeanette McKee, 78, Rochester, and formerly of Akron, passed away at 5:27 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021, at Life Care Center of Rochester.She was born Jan.14, 1943 in Fulton County, the daughter of Clair and Margaret (Heighway) Jones. She married Dr. John McKee in 1989 and he survives... Read More
Zimmerman Bros Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel from Sep. 30 to Oct. 2, 2021.
Jeffrey W. McMinn
Jeffrey W. McMinn, 58, Rochester, passed away at 2:40 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, at his residence.He was born Nov. 17, 1962 in Rochester, the son of Peter C. and Mary E. (Barnett) McMinn. After graduating from high school, Jeffrey served with the United States Navy. He had worked... Read More
Zimmerman Bros Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel from Oct. 1 to Oct. 2, 2021.
Lori Faye Oberg
Lori Faye (Mullins) Oberg, 58, Macy, passed away at 9:56 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, at her residence, surrounded by her family.Born June 22, 1963, in Poynette, Wis., she was the daughter of the late Jesse Mullins, Jr., and Wilma Mae Mullins.She was a 1982 graduate of North... Read More
McClain Funeral Home - Denver
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 2, 2021.
Jerry Owen Webster
Jerry Owen Webster, 83, Macy, passed away at 3:35 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021, at his residence.Born at Dukes Hospital in Peru, Jan.10, 1938, he was the son of Berton Owen Webster and Mildred Josephine Madary (Webster) Austin and was the grandson of Bert Webster and Maude Waymire... Read More
McClain Funeral Home - Denver
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 2, 2021.
Friday, October 1, 2021
Steven Baldwin
Steven "Steve" Baldwin, 69, Kewanna, passed away at 12:53 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021 at home.Born July 1, 1952, in Logansport, he was the son of the late Richard and Florence (Stepp) Baldwin.He was a 1971 graduate of Kewanna High School. Steve worked for Galbreath in Winamac for... Read More
Rans Funeral Chapel - Metzger Chapel
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 1, 2021.
Edwin F. Heyde
Former Rochester resident Mr. Edwin Forest Heyde, 64 of North Redington Beach, Fla., passed away at 2 a.m. Monday, Sept. 20, 2021.On March 5, 1957, Ed was born in Rochester to James and Lalla Boswell Heyde. He shared his childhood with two brothers, David and Robert. In 1975 he graduated... Read More
Good Family Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 1, 2021.
Nora J. Melton
Nora J. Melton, 73, of Rochester, passed away early Sept. 28, 2021 at the home she and her husband James "Jim" Melton built more than 40 years ago. A dedicated mother of four and grandmother to five, she passed with her husband, children and grandchildren nearby.Nora was born on Jan... Read More
Zimmerman Brothers Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel from Sep. 29 to Oct. 1, 2021.
Marilyn E. Moon
Marilyn Elizabeth (Browning) Moon, 92, of Rochester, passed away peacefully Sept. 26, 2021 at Center for Hospice Care in Mishawaka.She was born Sept. 7, 1929 in Chicago, Il., the eldest of three daughters to James Edward and Jessie Elizabeth (Tripp) Browning. In the 1940s, the Brownings... Read More
Rans Funeral Chapel - Metzger Chapel
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 1, 2021.
Wade E. Stephenson
Mr. Wade E. Stephenson, 75, Rochester, died at 1:07 p.m. Wednesday at his residence.Survivors include his companion Linda Herendeen; and five children, Amy Cisnel, Curt Davis, Jason Stephenson, Christine Raypholtz, Leslie Crissinger.His funreal service is at 11 a.m. Monday in the... Read More
Good Family Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Oct. 1, 2021.
Thursday, September 30, 2021
Edward W. Foor
Mr. Edward W. Foor, 69, of Rochester passed away at 12:08 a.m. Monday, Sept. 27, 2021, at Lutheran Hospital of Fort Wayne.On June 16, 1952, Edward Wayne Foor was born in Rochester to Amos E. and Wanita K. Stoelting Foor. In 1970 he graduated from Akron High School. Ed served in the... Read More
Good Family Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Sep. 30, 2021.
Edward W. Foor
Mr. Edward W. Foor, 69, of Rochester passed away at 12:08 a.m. Monday, Sept. 27, 2021, at Lutheran Hospital of Fort Wayne.On June 16, 1952, Edward Wayne Foor was born in Rochester to Amos E. and Wanita K. Stoelting Foor. In 1970 he graduated from Akron High School. Ed served in the... Read More
Good Family Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Sep. 30, 2021.
Charles Hall
Charles Hall, 71, Macy, died at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday at his residence.Survivors include five children, Stephen Hall, Emily Hall, Andrew Hall, Laura Runkle, Rachel Mahan, all of Macy; two sisters, Rae Alley, Kokomo, Sue Ann Westby, Tuscon, Ariz.; brother Ron Hall, Lake City, Fla.His funeral... Read More
Good Family Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Sep. 30, 2021.
Vernellee Reffett
Mrs. Vernellee Reffett, 80, Rochester passed away Monday, Sept. 27, 2021 at her home.On Feb. 15, 1941, Vernellee Howard was born in Floyd County, Ken., to Adam D. and Lina Adams Howard. Growing up she shared her childhood with two brothers, Edsel and Delmar. During the early years... Read More
Good Family Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Sep. 30, 2021.
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Patricia May Bucks
Patricia May Bucks, 80, Rochester, passed away at 7:10 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021, at We Belong Senior Home, Plymouth.She was born Sept. 21, 1941 in Winamac, the daughter of James R. and Marian M. (Barkdall) Boissier. On Dec. 6, 1969, at the Kewanna United Methodist Church, she married... Read More
Zimmerman Brothers Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel from Sep. 27 to Sep. 29, 2021.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Anthony B. Cochran
Anthony "Tony" B. Cochran, 60, Rochester, passed away at 6:57 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021, at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana, Fort Wayne.He was born Jan. 29, 1961, in Rochester, the son of Donald E. and Helen (Heflick) Cochran Sr.Anthony was an U.S. Navy veteran and had worked for... Read More
Zimmerman Brothers Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel from Sep. 25 to Sep. 28, 2021.
Nancy Denton
Nancy (Rowe) Denton was born at home on a farm near Athens to Catherine (Personett) Rowe and Ralph Rowe. One of five siblings, she attended elementary school in Akron, and graduated from Rochester High School in 1953. Her first official job was at Blumenthals's clothing store, inspiring... Read More
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Sep. 28, 2021.
Constance J. McFarland
Constance J. McFarland died Wednesday at 12:26 a.m. at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.Survivors include her husband Jeff McFarland, Fort Wayne; two daughters, Jackie Ramsey and Julie Pettibone and a son, Darren McFarland, all of Fort Wayne; two brothers, Rick Haffner of Cupertino... Read More
Published in The Rochester Sentinel on Sep. 28, 2021.
Rev. Michael N. Wilkins
Rev. Michael N. "Mike" Wilkins, 71, of Rochester, went home to be with our Lord at 3:05 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021 at Lutheran Hospital of Fort Wayne. This followed a brave and valiant battle with COVID-19.On Oct. 26, 1949, Michael Nacy Wilkins was born to Rev. Clifton E. Sr. and... Read More
Good Family Funeral Home
Published in The Rochester Sentinel from Sep. 25 to Sep. 28, 2021.
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