Kay E. Rans

Kay E. Rans

Kay Ellen Rans, 79, of Bremen, passed away at 1:27 a.m., Friday, Oct. 9, 205 in Marion General Hospital, Marion. Kay was born on Sept. 9, 1936, in Philadelphia, the daughter of Joseph and Kathryn (Shaffer) Svidensky. On April 21, 1956, in Philadelphia, she married Francis Rans. She … Read More

Don Ortman

Don D. Ortman

Don D. Ortman, 63, of Logansport, passed away at 10:57 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, at St. Elizabeth East Hospital in Lafayette. Born on Dec. 27, 1951, in Logansport, he was the son of the late Paul and Helen (Zellers) Ortman. He attended Kewanna High School. Don was … Read More

William Mike Michael Gentry

William ‘Mike’ Michael Gentry

William Michael “Mike” Gentry, 52, of North Liberty, passed away at 7:47 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, at his home. He was born on May 11, 1963, in Florence, Ala., to William and Peggy (Smith) Gentry. On Aug. 26, 2006, in Mishawaka, Mike was united in marriage to … Read More

Virginia Mae Forney

Virginia Mae Forney, 97, of Wabash, died at 9:11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, at Miller’s Merry Manor East in Wabash. She was born March 21, 1918 in Wabash County, Indiana to John and Elsie Mae (Kirby) Baldinger. Virginia married Verlin L. Forney, in Wabash, on May 8, … Read More

Marjorie Eileen DeFord

Marjorie Eileen DeFord, 92, of North Manchester, formerly of Wabash, died at 2:25 p.m., Friday, Oct. 9, 2015 at Peabody Healthcare Center in North Manchester. She was born June 19, 1923, in Huntington, to Zenno and Amelia (Diefenbaugh) Malott. Marjorie was a 1942 graduate of Wabash High School. … Read More

Nicklos John Meyerink

Nicklos John Meyerink was stillborn Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, at IU Health Goshen Hospital. He was born to Matt Meyerink and Ashley Evans. He is survived by his parents; grandparents, William Evans, Jr. of Goshen, Laurie Evans of Elkhart, and Darrell and Christiana Meyerink of Syracuse; six aunts … Read More

Palmer Cole

Palmer ‘Greg’ Gregory Cole

Palmer “Greg” Gregory Cole, 65, Goshen, died unexpectedly Friday, October 9, 2015, at his home. He was born Feb. 25, 1950, in Orleans. On Feb. 23, 1991, he married Lana Wolferman in Milford. She survives along with a step-son, Richard Robison. He graduated from Lincoln High School in … Read More


Georgia F. Schneider

Georgia F. Schneider, 75, peacefully passed away after fighting a lengthy illness in her home at 9:53 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. Georgia was born on November 7, 1939 in Hammond to Harry Frank and Zella Lorene (Lawyer) Bessett. In St. John, March 5, 1962, Georgia would marry … Read More


James A. Clindaniel

James A. Clindaniel, 86, Bremen, passed away at 6:55 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 in his home, surrounded by family. He was born on Oct. 11, 1928 in Bremen, the son of the late Clayton O. and Fern (Cline) Clindaniel. On December 16, 1978, he married Aileen J. … Read More


Alice Anderson

Alice Anderson, 95, of Leesburg died Oct. 8, 2015 at Kosciusko Community Hospital. She was born on July 23, 1920 in Iroquois, Ill. to Bert and Selma Simmons both of whom preceded her in death, in addition her step-father Crythal Smith preceded her in death. She had previously … Read More


Kitcy Joanna Bilbrey

Kitcy Joanna Bilbrey, 78, of LaFontaine, Indiana passed away at 4:23 p.m. on Wednesday Oct. 7, 2015 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born to the late Rose and Audi (Garrett) Carter on Jan. 17, 1937 in Livingston, Tenn. Joanna married Joe E. Bilbrey on Jan. … Read More


Leonardo “Leo” Abriam

Leonardo “Leo” Abriam, 79, Plymouth, went to be with the Lord Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, at his residence. He leaves behind his loving wife of forty-one years, Janet (Roseland) Abriam, who survives. They were married Oct. 27, 1973 in Chicago, Ill. at Good Shepard Lutheran Church in Chicago. … Read More


Agnes Jane Plummer

Agnes Jane Plummer, age 101, of Columbia City, passed away at 5 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 at her daughter’s residence.  Born on Oct. 9, 1913 in Warsaw, she was the daughter of James and Norah  (Syphers) Duncan. She lived in Warsaw all of her life, until moving … Read More