Daryl A. Bender, 65, a Columbia City native, died at 12:18 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. He was born Oct. 30, 1952, in Columbia City and his formative years were spent in Columbia City. He graduated from Columbia City Joint High … Read More
Clyde E. Crutchfield Jr., 67, Columbia City, died at 2:03 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, at Miller’s at Oak Pointe where he had been a resident for the past month. He was born Jan. 20, 1951, in Perry County, Kentucky a son of Clyde E. and Billee Jean … Read More
Marilee Joan York, 87, Columbia City, passed away at 10:43 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, at Parkview Whitley Hospital. Born Jan. 27, 1930, in Columbia City, she was the daughter of Lowell Glen and Lylia M. (Mosher) Heil. A lifelong resident of Whitley County, she graduated from Columbia … Read More
Madge Irene Salesman, 84, Columbia City, died at 10:27 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at her home. She was born Feb. 18, 1933, in Larwill, a daughter of the late Ralph and Icy (Loe) Beasley. Her formative years were spent in the Larwill area where she attended elementary … Read More
Paul McConnehey, 52, Columbia City, passed away at 7:43 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at his home. Arrangements are pending at DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City
Mark A. Friend, 64, Columbia City, died Wednesday morning, Dec. 20, 2017, at his home. He was born Oct. 3, 1953 in Fort Wayne, a son of Robert Dewight and Mary L. (Beckman). Surviving relatives include his wife, Jeryl S. (Hume) Friend; a step son, Joshua (Stefanie) Smith, … Read More
Thomas Keith “Tom” Witmer, 66, passed away peacefully at 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, with his children at his side in his home. He was born on Dec. 28, 1950 in Wolf Lake to Thomas Edison and Betty Eloise (Henwood) Witmer. He graduated in 1969 from … Read More
Beatrice “Bea” Bowman Love, 86, Columbia City, passed away at her home on Saturday afternoon, Dec. 16, 2017. Survivors include her daughters, Belinda (James) Pala, of Signal Mountain, Tenn. and Donna Schane, of Hebron; son, Douglas (Judy) Love, of Columbia City; sister, June Paylo, of Lansing, Ill.; brother, … Read More
At the age of 71, Ken Johnson, Jr. passed away at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne on Sunday, December 17, 2017. He had been a member of the Eagles. Survivors include his loving wife of 52 years, Sandra Johnson; daughters, Janet (Wayde) Draper, of South Whitley and Deb … Read More
Vicki D. Becker, 68, Cromwell, passed away at 6:20 a.m. on Dec. 18, 2017, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Syracuse. She was born on Aug. 29, 1949 in Fort Wayne to Robert and Laura (Williams) Squires. She graduated in 1967 Elmhurst High School in Fort Wayne and attended … Read More
Kenneth Creighton Johnson Jr., 71, Columbia City, passed away at 12:16 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017 at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. Arrangements are pending at DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City.
Beatrice “Bea” Love, 86, Columbia City, passed away at 4:15 p.m. at her home. Arrangements are pending at DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City.
Randy Edward Rathgaber, 52, of Columbia City, died at 8:32 a.m. Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 at his home. He was born Sept. 21, 1965 in Fort Wayne a son of the late Louis E. and Carolyn A.. (Saylor) Rathgaber. His formative years were spent in Fort Wayne. He … Read More
Patricia J. Thomson, 83, a Whitley County native, died at 5:12 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, at Auburn Village. She was born Feb. 22, 1934 in Richland Township, Whitley County a daughter of Henry Clifford and Sophia M. (Montz) Brandenburg. Her formative years were spent in Larwill. She … Read More
A devoted mother and grandmother, nothing meant more to her in life than Mildred Ann Enyeart’s family. She was loving, liked to laugh and joke with you and put you before herself. A hard working lady, she raised two boys on her own as she worked full time. … Read More
Marty J. Deeter, 58, Columbia City, passed away at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, in Miller’s Merry Manor of Columbia City. He was born May 9, 1959 to John and Becky (Alsworth) Deeter. A Columbia City resident for three years he formerly resided in Pierceton. He was … Read More