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

Catherine Fleetwood

Catherine Fleetwood, 91, Churubusco, passed away at 5:35 a.m.  August 17, 2017,  at Sycamore Village in Fort Wayne. She was born July 23, 1926 in rural Churubusco. She was the only daughter of Clarence and Mable (Hibbs) Raypole. She spent her formative years in Churubusco and graduated from … Read More


W. Leone Gross, 91, Churubusco, and widow of Gerald L. Gross, passed away at 1:45 a.m. on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Lutheran Life Villages, Pine Valley. Mrs. Gross was born Jan. 15, 1926 in Churubusco, the only child of Everence and Mabel (Green) Bonar, and graduated from … Read More

Donna Mae Sheldon

  Donna Mae Sheldon, age 94,Churubusco, passed away on Jan. 21, 2017 at her family farm. Born in Allen County on May 18, 1922, a daughter of George And Emma (Glaw) Wappes, she spent her formative years in Allen County and graduated from Huntertown High School in 1940. … Read More

David E. Lotter

  David E. Lotter, 59, of Churubusco, passed away at 5:25 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016 at the Cleveland Clinic after being diagnosed with Pulmonary Hypertension and having an allergic reaction to the steroids. Survivors include his wife, Kate Lotter; children, Abby Marie (Mike) Weber, of Churubusco and … Read More

Jonathan Shepler

Jonathan Shepler, 16, Churubusco, passed away at 2:48 p.m. Dec. 6, 2016 at Parkview Regional Medical Center. He was born July 21, 2000 in Fort Wayne, the son of Mark Shepler and Jodi (Gump) Shepler. Jon spent his formative years in Churubusco, and was a Sophomore at Churubusco … Read More

Eloise S. Juillerat

Eloise S. Juillerat, 95, formerly of Churubusco, died at 10:25 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, 2016 at Sacred Heart Home in Avilla where she had been a resident since October 2011. She was born Sept. 21, 1921 in Whitley County, a daughter of Ratio “Ted” and Callie (Herstel) Smith. … Read More

Laura L. Cremeens

Laura L. Cremeens, 57, passed away Nov. 18, 2016 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, surrounded by her family. She was born Nov. 14, 1959 in Bryan, Ohio, to Alden and Carol (Joseph) Knapp. She spent her formative years in Churubusco and graduated from Churubusco High School in 1979. She … Read More

Kevin Kirk Heflin Jr.

Kevin Kirk Heflin, Jr., 25, Churubusco, passed away Nov. 16, 2016 in Allen County. Born Sept. 25, 1991 in Toledo, Ohio, to Kevin and Traci (Smith) Heflin. Kevin spent his formative years in Fort Wayne and attended Snider High School. He was employed at the Magic Wand in … Read More

Rose M. Gray

Rose M. Gray, 60, Albion, passed away at 11:50 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 at her home. Born April 15, 1956 in Cincinnati, Ohio, she was the daughter of Billy R. and Etta M. (Sites) Davis. She grew up in New Haven, until moving to Big Lake when … Read More