Carol J. Cole — UPDATED

Carol J. Cole, 83, Columbia City, passed away at 7:15 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, at Parkview Regional Medical Center. Survivors include her children, Melodie (Denny) Fry, Rick (Michele) Cole, Brenda Caibaiosai, Tammy (Scott) McQueen, all of Columbia City and Amy (Frank) Dean, of Elkhart; brothers, Kay (Bonnie) … Read More

Torchia A. Fry

Torchia A. Fry, 76, Churubusco, passed away on Sept. 26, 2017, at Parkview Regional Medical Center. Born on Aug. 6, 1941, in Kokomo, she was a daughter of Wayne and Naomi (Phillips) Byrd. She spent her formative years in Churubusco and attended Churubusco High School. She retired from … Read More

Hilda M. Hendrickson

Hilda M. Hendrickson, 95, formerly of Columbia City, passed away peacefully Sunday evening, Sept. 24, 2017, surrounded by loved ones, at the home of her daughter, Vicki, where she resided since March 2009. She was born Jan. 20, 1922, in Eel River Township, Allen County, a daughter of … Read More

Della E. Lesley

Della E. Lesley, 99, formerly of South Whitley, died at 12:20 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Columbia City, where she had been a resident several years. She was born Sept. 30, 1917, in West Prestonsburg, Ky., a daughter of Ben and Jane (Hackworth) England. … Read More