Rev. Michael E. McFarland

Rev. Michael E. McFarland, 63, of Rochester, and pastor at the Athens United Methodist Church passed at 8:05 pm, Saturday, May 23, 2015, at Woodlawn Hospital of Rochester. Arrangements are currently pending at Hartzler Funeral Home, Akron. … Read More

Bob Michel

C. Robert Michel

C. Robert Michel, 83, North Manchester, died at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Peabody Healthcare Center, North Manchester. He was born Aug. 7, 1931, in South Whitley, to Carl E. & Inez P. (Burch) Michel. On April 16, 1950 he married Joan M. Poer. He was … Read More

Joyce Avalos

Joyce Avalos, 75, of Leesburg, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at Kosciusko County Hospital, Warsaw. She was born Oct. 18, 1939, in West Prestonsburg, Ky., to John Morgan and Eva (England) Slone. Joyce married Jesse Avalos on Oct. 14, 1972 and he survives. Joyce … Read More

Debra Masterson

Debra S. ‘Debbie’ Masterson

Debra S. “Debbie” Masterson, age 59, of Bourbon, passed away at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at her home. Debbie was born on Jan. 14, 1956, in Plymouth, to Benjamin R. and Mary Belle (Williams) Baughman. She had been a resident of Marshall County her entire life. … Read More

Louise Weaver

Louise Weaver

Louise (Moore) Weaver, 100, of Leesburg, passed away at her home on Thursday, May 14, 2015. She was born March 29, 1915, to Flora (Crone) and George E. Moore in their farmhouse on Highway 13 near Converse Indiana. She was raised there and traveled to the one-room Drook … Read More

William ‘Bill’ L. Wieringa

William “Bill” L. Wieringa, 87, Culver, passed away on May 19, 2015, at his home in Culver. Bill was born Feb. 11, 1928, in Sheldon, Ill.  He was one of four children born to William E and Iva (Garrett) Wieringa. Having met the love of his life, Bill … Read More

Zilla Zoe Welsh LaFontaine obituary

Zilla Zoe Welsh

Zilla Zoe Welsh, 86, LaFontaine, passed away at 6:17 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at Marion General Hospital in Marion. She was born to the late Milo and Lucy (White) Gruwell in LaFontaine on Nov. 21, 1928. Zilla married Clifford Welsh, he passed away in 1978. She retired … Read More

Jill McCarty

Jill A. McCarty

Jill A. McCarty, 49, Shipshewana, and formerly of Pierceton, died unexpectedly at 6:13 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at her residence. She was born Aug. 18, 1965, in South Bend, to Wayne L. and JoAnna Munger Williams. On Jan. 2, 1993, in New Carlisle, she married John H. … Read More

Leroy Olsen

LeRoy Russell Olsen

LeRoy Russell Olsen, 75, of Warsaw, passed away on at 10:36 a.m. May 20, 2015, in his residence, from his battle to cancer. He was born Dec. 23, 1939, in Chicago IL to Doris (Lindquist) and Russell Olsen. On Feb. 14, 2004, he married Wanda (Plank). He served in the United States Air … Read More

Norma J. Holzinger

Norma J. Holzinger

Norma J. Holzinger, 82, Huntington, passed away at 2:13 a.m. Thursday, 21, 2015, at Parkview Huntington Hospital, Huntington. Mrs. Holzinger was born Jan. 13, 1933, in Huntington, to Archie and Elizabeth (Pfister) Young. Her parents preceded her in death. She married James E. Holzinger on June 6, 1953. … Read More