Edwin W. Reeves I

Edwin W. Reeves I, 66, Leesburg, passed away at 11:30 a.m., Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 at his residence. On Dec. 2, 1950, Edwin Warren Reeves was born in Anniston, Ala. He was the treasured son of Columbus and Bertha Lecroy Reeves. As the second youngest, growing up he shared … Read More

Marjorie E. St. John

Marjorie E. St. John, 87, Rochester passed away Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017 at Lakeland General Hospital, Lakeland, Fla. In Peru, Aug. 24, 1929, Marjorie E. Becker was born.  She was the treasured daughter of Albert and Winifred Brach Becker. Growing up she shared her childhood with a brother … Read More

Donna Jean Grosvenor Metheny

Donna Jean “Donnie” Grosvenor Metheny 95, Rochester, passed away at 3:40 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester. She was born Aug. 6, 1921 in Milford, the daughter of Floyd E. and Blanche F. (Long) Cretcher. She was a proud graduate of Bourbon High School – Class … Read More

Lindley F. Bilby

Lindley F. “Butch” Bilby, 75, rural Rochester, passed at 1:42 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 at his residence. He was born Oct. 2, 1941 in Tipton. He married on May 24, 1980 in Rochester to Barbara J. Craft, she survives. Following Butch’s request no services will be held … Read More

Garry A. Shidler

Garry A. Shidler, 66, Rochester, was surrounded by his loving family when he passed away at home following a valiant battle with cancer. Born Jan. 28, 1951, in Pulaski County, Garry Arthur Shidler was a treasured son of Thomas and May Linback Shidler.  Growing up as one of … Read More

Barbara A. Welborn

Barbara A. (Snyder) Welborn, 79, North Manchester, died at 6:50 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 at Peabody Retirement Community. She was born Dec. 7, 1937 in Wabash County to Todd B. and Virginia L. (DeArmond) Bender. She married Michael E. Snyder in North Manchester on July 17, 1960. Barbara … Read More

Carol Sue Lahman — UPDATED

Carol Sue Lahman, 77, Rochester, passed away Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 at IU Health Methodist Hospital of Indianapolis. On Feb. 15, 1939, Carol was born at home in Leiters Ford to C.E. Mike and Bernice Kline Hartz. As one of three children she shared her childhood with two … Read More

Carol Sue Lahman — PENDING

Carol Sue Lahman, 77, Rochester, passed away Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 at IU Health Methodist Hospital of Indianapolis. On Feb. 15, 1939, Carol was born at home in Leiters Ford to C.E.  Mike and Bernice Kline Hartz. As one of three children she shared her childhood with two … Read More

Frank Joseph Vojtasek Sr.

Frank Joseph Vojtasek Sr., 90, passed away Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017. Frank was born on May 12, 1926, in Glenn Flora, Wisc. He was the son of Joseph and Katherine (Novak) Vojtasek, and during his childhood, the family moved to Ladysmith, Wisc. On Sept. 9, 1948, Frank married … Read More

David M. Pursifull

David M. Pursifull, 75, rural Rochester, passed at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 at Woodlawn Hospital of Rochester. He was born on Feb. 12, 1941 in Huntington County to Cedric and Velta (Redman) Pursifull. He married on April 30, 1983 in Tallmadge, Mich. to Wilma N. Bosscher, … Read More

Jacquelynn Belman Wiersema 

Jacquelynn Wiersema, 61, Rochester, formerly of Silvis, Ill. passed away Jan. 16, 2017 at Woodlawn Hospital Rochester. A funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Silvis. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Friday with a rosary at 4 … Read More