Brett Hanes

Brett Hanes, 33, Nappanee, died at 2:52 a.m., Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at Goshen Hospital. Brett was born May 5, 1983 to Randy and Debrah (Duncan) Hanes in Elkhart. He attended NorthWood High School.  He enjoyed playing guitar and loved his son. Brett is survived by his son, Bryson Hanes, … Read More

Mary Louise Laser

Mary Louise Laser, 91, Nappanee, died at 1:30 a.m., Monday, March 20, 2017 at Valley View Nursing Home in Elkhart.  Mary Louise was born Jan. 31, 1926 to Claude S. and Hazel V. (Flickinger) Laser in Nappanee.  She was a lifetime area resident. Mary Louise graduated from Nappanee High … Read More

Dianna K. Braden

Dianna K. Braden, 55, Nappanee, died unexpectedly Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at her residence. She was born October 26, 1961 in Rensselaer, IN to Paul and Norma (Young) Braden. Surviving are her sons, Scott (Brittany) Braden, Goshen, Joshua Braden, Elkhart, and Tony Braden at home; 7 grandchildren; siblings, … Read More

JoAnn Miller

JoAnn Miller, 76, Nappanee, passed away Thursday, March 2, 2017, at Fort Wayne Lutheran Hospital from complications from heart surgery.  She was born Feb. 3, 1941 in Fort Wayne to Samuel and Ida (Hochstetler) Getz. JoAnn was a lifetime area resident.  She graduated from Nappanee High School. On March 17, 1967 … Read More

Arnold Paul Milliron

Arnold Paul Milliron, age 67, of Pierceton, passed away Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 at Goshen Hospital from complications of heart disease. He was born on April 28, 1949, in Youngstown, Ohio to Emden and Helen (Siverling) Milliron. After graduating from Boardman High School in 1967, he served in … Read More

Michial Patric Thompson II

Michial Patric Thompson, II, 39, Nappanee, died at 1:47 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 at Parkview Hospital, from an auto accident in Noble County.  He was born May 13, 1977 in South Bend to Mike and Roberta Gail (Benson) Thompson. Michial grew up in the Mishawaka area, he later moved … Read More

Jennifer Lorane Yoder

Jennifer Lorane Yoder, 52, Nappanee, passed away at 3:38 a.m. Feb. 25, 2017 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, due to a blood clot in her brain. She attended Woodlawn Mennonite Church, Goshen. Aside from her love for her family and friends, Mama’s greatest love was her home … Read More

Kitty R. Fink

Kitty R. Fink, 82, Nappanee, died Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, at her residence, unexpectedly of natural causes.  She was born June 11, 1934 in Goshen to Clare and Iris (Hershberger) Dills. She lived her lifetime in this area. On July 19, 1952 she married Milton Fink.  He preceded her in … Read More

Judith L. Thomas

Judith L. Thomas, 67, Nappanee, died at 10:46 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 at her residence.  She was born to Freeman and Opal (Christianson) Jacobson in Albert Lea, Minn. Mrs. Thomas was a high school graduate. She got a Degree in Education at University of Minnesota @ Morris, Minnesota. She … Read More

George F. Sheets

George F. Sheets, 82, of Nappanee, died at 3:40 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017 at Good Shepherd Hospice, Sebring, Fla., after an illness of three weeks.  He was born Nov. 4, 1934 in Nappanee to Charles L. and Eileen (Harman) Sheets. George was a 1952 graduate of Nappanee High School. On … Read More

Richard L. Hershberger

Richard L. Hershberger, Syracuse, 68, died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, unexpectedly of natural causes at Goshen Hospital.  He was born Feb. 29, 1948 to Victor and Frieda (Robison) Hershberger in Nappanee.  Richard was a lifetime area resident.  He worked at Holiday Rambler for 24 years, and 10 years … Read More

Michael Eugene Whitmer

Michael Eugene Whitmer, 56, Plainfield, formerly of Nappanee, died at 8:36 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 after a seven year illness, at Hospice House in Elkhart where he had been admitted Saturday.  He was born Dec. 30, 1960 in Elkhart to Robert and Betty (Miller) Whitmer. Michael was … Read More