Jordan Rice

Jordan Rice, 19, Fort Wayne and formerly of Columbia City, passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017. Born Jan. 6, 1998 in Columbia City, she was the daughter of Jimmie Rice and Rena Gerber. Jordan attended Indian Springs and Maple Creek Middle School. She played softball while attending Columbia … Read More

Norma F. Parker Curless

Norma F. Parker Curless, 94, Columbia City, died at 12:30 p.m., Saturday, April 15, at Miller’s Merry Manor where she had been a resident since March. She was born April 17, 1922, in Elwood, a daughter of John Alvia and Edna Ruth (Hartin) Hurst. Her formative years were … Read More

Roseanna Miller

Roseanna Miller, 66, Columbia City, died at 4:26 p.m., Saturday, April 15, at Renaissance Village where she had been a resident since March 24. She was born Aug. 8, 1950, in Kansas City, Mo., a daughter of John F. and Shirley J. (Foster) McCord. Her formative years were … Read More

Burneida May Hodson-UPDATED

Burneida May Hodson, 95, Columbia City, passed away Wednesday, April 12, at Miller’s at Oak Pointe. Born Feb.17, 1922, in Jefferson Township, she was the daughter of Albert F. and Ruth (Gardner) Loutzenhiser. She graduated Jefferson Center High School class of 1940 and attended Warner’s Beauty College and … Read More

Janet J. Karst

Janet J. Karst, 81, of Huntington, passed away on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at 8:17 a.m. at Visiting Nurse & Hospice, Fort Wayne.             Mrs. Karst was born on Aug. 9, 1935, in Huntington to Virgil and Chella (Howenstine) Juillerat. Her parents preceded … Read More

Burneida May Hodson — PENDING

Burneida May Hodson, 95, Columbia City, passed away at 11:50 a.m. Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Miller’s at Oak Pointe, Columbia City.  Arrangements are pending at DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City, IN.

Wanda Louise Pettigrew Beeching

Wanda Louise (Grable) Pettigrew Beeching, 93, of Columbia City, Ind., passed away Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at Sycamore Village, Fort Wayne. Born July 15, 1923 in Thorncreek Township, she was the daughter of Heber G. and Nina L. (Konkle) Grable. She was raised in Whitley County and attended … Read More

Charles Roscoe Lowrance, Jr.

Charles Roscoe Lowrance Jr., age 61, of Columbia City, Ind. passed away at 2:20 pm on Thursday April 6, 2017 at Parkview Whitley Hospital. Born on March 5, 1956 in Robinson, Illinois, he was the son of Charles Roscoe and RaDean (Matheney) Lowrance Sr. Charles attended Robinson High … Read More

Bernice E. Schrader

Bernice E. Schrader, 87, of rural Columbia City, died at 4:30 a.m. Friday, April 7, 2017 at Orchard Pointe in Kendallville where she became a resident last November. She was born August 6, 1929 in Union Township, Whitley County a daughter of Wilbert Lewis and Carrie (Rhoades) Worrick. … Read More

CHARLOTTE JOYCE WILLSON

Charlotte Joyce Willson, 88, Columbia City passed away suddenly at 12:24 p.m. Thursday, March 23, 2017 at her home. She was born on July 17, 1928 in Auburn, the daughter of Wilbur W. and Genevieve (Gloy) Hamman. She graduated from Ossian High School with the Class of 1946. … Read More

MARIA L. PEREZ

Maria L. Perez, 75, Columbia City, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born on July 20, 1941 in Coahuila, Mexico, she was the daughter of Rafael and Julia (Escalera) Martinez. On November 8, 1987 Maria married Lorenzo Perez in Columbia City. She was … Read More

Mary M. Hooker-Kessel

Mary M. Hooker-Kessel, 90, formerly of Terre Haute, died at 11:02 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at Miller’s Oak Pointe, Columbia City where she had been a resident since December 2014. She was born June 3, 1926 in Ferguson Hill, a daughter of the late Morgan and Fern (Hash) Simmons. … Read More

Mary Ann Loe

Mary Ann Loe, 83, rural Columbia City, died Monday morning, Feb. 20, 2017 at her home. She was born Dec. 8, 1933 in Whitley County, a daughter of the late John and Vivian (Roth) Gillespie. Her formative years were spent in Columbia Township where she attended elementary school. … Read More