Dale Dodier

Dale Dodier, Warsaw, passed away after a lengthy illness at 9:55 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, at Lutheran Hospital of Fort Wayne, at the age of 55. He was born on Nov. 15, 1960, in San Gabriel, Calif., to Frank A. Fisher and Lois (LaMarche) Dodier. He was … Read More


Imogene R. Clifton

Imogene R. Clifton, 91, Culver passed away peacefully on Sept. 20, 2016, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Culver, with her family at her side. Imogene was born on Jan. 16, 1925, in rural Culver, one of two children born to John and Estella (Hoff) Milner. While attending school in … Read More


Duane L. Holle-UPDATED

Duane L. Holle, 58, North Manchester, died at 2:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, in his residence.  He was born Sept. 26, 1957, in Wabash, to Charles F. and Veta J. (Caudill) Holle. On Dec. 26, 1981, he married Tearere O. “Tea” Millbrandt. He attended Laketon Wesleyan Church, … Read More

Lindsie Michelle Kaufman

Lindsie Michelle Kaufman, 7, Etna Green, died at 3:35 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, at Riley Children’s Hospital, Indianapolis, where she had been a patient for three weeks.  Lindsie was born Feb. 12, 2009, in Goshen to Glen and Eunice (Beiler) Kaufman.  She was a first grade student … Read More


Sandra L. Buss

Sandra L. Buss, 64, North Manchester, died at 3:51 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 in her residence. She was born Nov. 29, 1951 in Wabash County to Ray and Bertha (Betten) Kline. She graduated from Manchester High School in 1970. On July 13, 1981 she married Randy Buss. … Read More

Harold Lee Kirkpatrick

Harold Lee Kirkpatrick, 63, Fort Wayne, passed away at 8:51 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 in Fort Wayne. Mr. Kirkpatrick was born Feb. 20, 1953 in Wolf Lake, a son of Frank and Alice (Powell) Kirkpatrick. He spent his formative years in Churubusco, and attended Churubusco High School. … Read More


Florence L. ‘Betty’ Christ

Florence L. “Betty”  Christ, 96, North Manchester, died at 11:40 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016 at Blair Ridge Health Care Center in Peru. She was born Nov. 15, 1919 in Pennsylvania to Peter and Louise Watkinson.Betty married Paul Christ on Jan. 15, 1947; he died Jan. 28, 2002. … Read More


Dennis Duane Kreighbaum

Lifetime resident Duane Kreighbaum, 65, died at his home Tuesday evening, Sept. 20, 2016. Born Dennis Duane Kreighbaum on Aug. 10, 1951, in Plymouth, he was the second born of three children to Leo Eldon and Marie Alice (Stuntz) Kreighbaum. During his school years he was involved in … Read More


Mazzie L. Selleck

Mazzie L. Selleck, 82, Laketon, died at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, in her residence. She was born May 11, 1934, in Maysville, Ga., to William D. and Pearlie Mae (Allen) Minish.  On July 17, 1958, she married Carl E. Selleck.  Mazzie was a homemaker. She is … Read More


Wallace J. Green

Wallace J. Green, 90, Columbia City, passed away at 4:44 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, at his home. Born April 4, 1926, in Allen County, he was the son of Grover L. and Zella M. (Bice) Green. Wally graduated from Huntertown High School with the Class of 1944. … Read More


Harold Berkey

Harold Leroy Berkey, 89, Goshen, went home to be with his Lord at 9:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, at his residence.  He had been in ill health since August 2015. Harold was born Dec. 25, 1926 in Goshen to Roy B. and Ruth (Bowman) Berkey.  On Aug. … Read More


Ralph Eugene ‘Gene’ Barkdull, Sr.

Ralph Eugene “Gene” Barkdull, Sr., 83, Daleville, passed away Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 at his residence. He was born in Anderson, Oct. 16, 1932, the son of Harry L. Barkdull and Beatrice Moon. He was a 1951 graduate of Daleville High School and a veteran of the US … Read More