Charles A. ‘Jake’ Gardner

Charles A. “Jake” Gardner, 76, Rochester, formerly of Plymouth passed away at 10:10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 in the Life Care Center of Rochester where he resided since his illness in December 2010. Charles was born on March 29, 1940 in Walkerton to Floyd and Mary … Read More

David L. Ranstead

David L. Ranstead, 60, Rochester, passed away at 2:31 p.m., Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at his residence. On March 1, 1957, David was born in Fulton County to Richard L. and Aletha M. McGee Ranstead. Growing up he shared his childhood with a sister, Karen and a brother, Rick.  … Read More

Harold ‘Ernie’ Edward Young

Harold “Ernie” Edward Young, 79, Rochester was surrounded by his loving family when he passed away at Life Care Center, Rochester at 10:25 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Born in South Bend at St. Joseph Hospital on July 27, 1937, Ernie Young was the treasured son of … Read More

Susan E. Frettinger

Susan E. Frettinger, 58, Rochester passed away  at  8:57 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at her residence. On Sept. 11, 1958, Susan was born in Rochester to Frank Edward and  Thelma J. Moon Frettinger. Growing up she shared her childhood with two sisters and a brother. Susan is lovingly … Read More

Sherry Lee Rogers — UPDATED

Sherry Lee Rogers, 66, Rochester, passed away at 10:37 a.m. Friday, March 10, 2017, at  her residence following a valiant fight with cancer. On Feb. 18, 1951, at Rochester’s Woodlawn Hospital, Sherry Lee Evans was born.  She was a treasured daughter of Robert W. and Norma J. Bitterling Evans. Growing up … Read More

Carolyn Joan Evans

Carolyn Joan Evans, 80, Rochester, passed away at 1:45 a.m. Monday, March 6, 2017, at her residence. She was born Dec. 14, 1936 in Marion, the daughter of Byron E. and Priscilla Merle (Blacketor) Ginn. On June 5, 1955 at the First Baptist Church in Rochester, she married … Read More

Mildred P. Anness

Mildred P. “Millie” Anness, 96, Rochester, passed away at 12:40 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 at Wynnfield Crossing, Rochester. She was born Oct. 19, 1920 in Peru, the daughter of Paul V. and Daisy (Pleasant) Bahney. On Feb. 22, 1941 in Liberty she married Kenneth F. Anness. He … Read More

William Dean Fairchild

William Dean Fairchild, 79, Rochester, passed away at 12:15 p.m. Feb. 28, 2017, at his residence. He was born Jan. 24, 1938 in Logansport, the son of William and Edna (Maxwell) Fairchild. On May 12, 1960 in Fulton he married Patricia Joan Cripe, and she survives. William Fairchild retired … Read More

Mary Alice Jones — UPDATED

Mary Alice Jones, formerly of Rochester, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 in Michigan. On Feb. 2, 1920, Mary was born in Kosciusko County to George and Esther Dunfee Long. Mary and Gerald “Jerry” Jones were married on Sept. 16, 1954, in Ligonier. They shared 58 years … Read More

Cindy Weybright

Cindy Weybright, 65, passed away on Friday morning, Feb.17, 2017 in the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center – Plymouth Campus. She then gave the gift of sight through the Indiana Organ Procurement Program. She was born on March 1, 1951 in Fulton County to Richard E. and Carolyn … Read More