Alton Wireman

Alton Wireman, 88, North Manchester, died at 3:55 p.m. Monday, March 20, 2017, in Timbercrest Healthcare Center, North Manchester. He was born Sept. 13, 1928 in Waldo, Ky. to Russell & Martha (Shepherd) Wireman. On February 27, 1954 he married Katie Whitaker.  He served in the US Army. … Read More

Ralph ‘Sonny’ James

Ralph “Sonny” James, 77,  North Manchester, died at 12:43p.m. Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the Visiting Nurse Hospice Home, Fort Wayne. He was born August 26, 1939 in Hornersville, Mo. to Jesse and Mittie (Williams) James, both deceased.  Sonny was employed from 1970-1985 with Sunoco Paper Products, Akron. … Read More

Phyllis H. Lutz

Phyllis H. Lutz, 94 died at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Peabody Retirement Community’s Health Care unit, North Manchester. Phyllis was born Nov. 15, 1922, in Michigan City, to Charles L. Henry and Phyllis (DeVoe) Henry.  After attending Western College, Oxford, Ohio for two years, she … Read More

Gerri L. Longanecker

Gerri L. Longanecker, 70, North Manchester, died at 2 a.m. Wednesday, March 8, 2017 in Timbercrest Healthcare Center, North Manchester. She was born July 31, 1946 in Huntington to Carl Sr. and Mary (Reeves) Herndon. She graduated from Indianapolis North Central High School in 1965 and later from … Read More

Marilyn Anne Zinsmeister

Marilyn Anne Zinsmeister, 79, Roann, died at 4 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017 at Peabody Healthcare Center in North Manchester. She was born Oct. 13, 1937 in Wabash to Hugh and Mones L. (Meyer) Slee. Marilyn was a 1955 graduate of Roann High School. She married George Zinsmeister … Read More

Arnold C. Keuneke

Arnold C. Keuneke, 97, North Manchester, passed away at 11:55 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 at Timbercrest Nursing Home. Born Feb. 4, 1920 in Adams County, he was the son of Albert G. Keuneke and Martha (Kiess) Keuneke. Arnold was born near Preble and lived in Fort Wayne … Read More

Liela Heeter

Liela (Bechtold) Heeter, 86, North Manchester, died at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 in Peabody Healthcare Center, North Manchester. She was born July 27, 1930 in St. Louis, Mo. to Joe and Alma E. (Rudig) Bechtold. She graduated from Chester High School class of 1948. On Nov. … Read More

Norma Jean Monce

Norma Jean Monce, 88, Cincinnati, Ohio died at 4:15 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 at Indian Springs Healthcare Facility, Cincinnati, Ohio. She was born in North Manchester, Dec. 4, 1928 to Harley A. and Ethel F. (Cover) Sincroft. She graduated from Central High School, North Manchester class of … Read More

Eva Wilson

Eva E. Wilson, 87, formerly of Wabash, Ind., died at 12:30 pm, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 at Peabody Healthcare Center in North Manchester. She was born Jan. 4, 1930 in Paintsville, Kentucky to Charles Brickley and Mary Mae (Boucher) Brickley Phelps. Eva first married Hobert Young and he … Read More

Eunice Eileen Butterbaugh

Eunice Eileen “Euny” Butterbaugh, 92, North Manchester, passed away at 6:25 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017 at Timbercrest Healthcare Center in North Manchester. She was born Dec. 19, 1924 in Wabash County to Virgil and Hattie C. (Rickert) Hanley. Euny was a 1942 graduate of Chester High School. … Read More