Hildegard Waschkies

Hildegard Waschkies, 86, of Warsaw, Ind., passed away at 10:40 a.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014, in her residence. She was born Nov. 20, 1927, to Eugene and Anna (Vogel) Kleesattel in Heilbronn, Germany. She came to America in 1955 and then moved to Warsaw in 1957. She married … Read More

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Dennis Randall Pitts

Dennis Randall Pitts, 54, of Wabash, Ind., and formerly of Warsaw, Ind., passed away at 3:41 p.m. Thursday, March 27, 2014, at Parkview Regional Medical Center of Fort Wayne, Ind. He was a 1977 graduate of Warsaw Community High School, then served in the U.S. Army and honorably … Read More

Infant Isabella Hemsoth

Infant Isabella Hemsoth, of Warsaw, Ind., was stillborn at 6:05 p.m. Sunday, March 23, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital of Fort Wayne, Ind. She is survived by her parents: Jason and Saida S. Hemsoth of Warsaw; maternal grandparents: Reverend Alfredo and Eneldina Sanchez, Warsaw; and paternal grandparents: Stephen and … Read More


Lloyd K. ‘Kent’ Kruckeberg

Lloyd K. “Kent” Kruckeberg, 53, of Whitestown, Ind., passed away on Monday, March 24, 2014. He was born Aug. 7, 1960, in Greenville, Ohio, to Lloyd Kruckeberg and Lynda Fourman. He grew up in Wabash, Ind., and graduated in 1979 from Wabash High School. He attended Ball State … Read More


Mary Lou Burkholder

Mary Lou Burkholder, 77, of Warsaw, Ind., passed away at 9:05 a.m. Monday, March 24, 2014, at Mason Health and Rehabilitation Center, Warsaw. She was born Nov. 21, 1936, to George L. and Lois “Babe” (Neff) Burkholder in Warsaw. She was a lifetime resident of Warsaw. She was … Read More


Arthur J. Vickery

Arthur J. Vickery, 94, of Warsaw, Ind., passed away at 2:25 p.m. on Sunday March 23, 2014, at Mason Healthcare and Rehab in Warsaw. He was born on Oct. 17, 1919, in Springfield, Ohio, to William Joseph and Laura Belle (Spencer) Vickery. He attended public schools in Ohio and … Read More

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Judy Ann Williamson

Judy Ann Williamson, 65, of South Bend, Ind., passed away at 7:45 p.m. Sunday, March 16, 2014, at Cardinal Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of South Bend. She was a switchboard operator for Kosciusko Community Hospital in Warsaw, Ind., retiring in 2008, and she was also a dispatcher for … Read More


Daniel O Ragan

Daniel O Ragan, 59, formerly of Warsaw, Ind., passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2014, in his Binghamton, N.Y., home. Daniel was born June 1, 1954, in Warsaw, to Bert Edward and Alma Lois (Groat) Ragan. He graduated in 1972 from Walla Walla High School in Washington. After graduation he entered the … Read More

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DeVon ‘Smitty’ Smith

DeVon “Smitty” Smith, 96, of Warsaw, Ind., passed away at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 16, 2014, at Mason’s Health & Rehabilitation, Warsaw. He was born March 4, 1918, in Mentone, Ind., to Melvin Merle and Radie Fawn (Jones) Smith. His first marriage was to Grace Baugher in 1939 … Read More


Clara Gladys Bennett

Clara Gladys Bennett, 65, of Warsaw, Ind., passed away at 7:50 a.m. on Sunday, March 16, 2014. She was born on Sept. 30, 1948, in Chicago, Ill., to Lois Marie (Timm) Marquardt and David Omar Marquardt. She was a 1967 graduate of Wanatah High School in Wanatah, Ind. On … Read More

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Robert Edwin ‘Bob’ Gephart

Robert Edwin “Bob” Gephart, 84, of Warsaw, Ind., passed away at 11:15 a.m. Friday, March 14, 2014, at Kosciusko Community Hospital after a nine year battle with lung cancer. Bob was born May 23, 1929, in Hammond, Ind., to Charles Morgan and Opal Naomi (Williams) Gephart. He graduated … Read More