Elkhart County

Eleanor M. Schmucker

Eleanor M. Schmucker, age 89, of Nappanee, died at 4:45 p.m., Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Wakarusa, where she had resided for one year.  She was born June 15, 1928 in Nappanee to Claude and Gladys (Leasenby) Stout. Mrs. Schmucker lived her lifetime in Nappanee.  … Read More

Landis Ray Weaver

Landis Ray Weaver, 54, Goshen, died at 2:18 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, from a battle with a glioblastoma brain tumor, at his home. He was born June 4, 1963, in Elkhart to Ivan G. and Ina M. (Martin) Weaver. Surviving are his mother and stepfather, Ina and … Read More

Cheryl Myers

Cheryl Myers, 48, Nappanee, died at 9:10 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, at her residence after a brief illness (5 weeks) with pancreatic cancer. She was born Jan. 17, 1969 in Warsaw to Don and Annetta (Williams) Millington. She graduated from Wheaton Central High School, and was a … Read More

Billy C. ‘Bill’ George

Billy C. “Bill” George, 79, Wakarusa died at 12:45 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Milford after an extended illness.   He was born Nov. 13, 1937 in Hepton to Herbert and Mabel (Ervin) George. He lived his lifetime in the Wakarusa area. Bill … Read More

Earl A. Brown

Earl A. Brown, 87, Nappanee, passed away at 9:08 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at his residence surrounded by his family after a six month illness.  He was born June 23, 1930 in Riceville, Ky. to Ed and Myrtie (Fraily) Brown. Mr. Brown was a graduate of Silver … Read More

Mark C. Eisfelder

Mark C. Eisfelder, 57, New Paris, died unexpectedly on Wednesday morning, Sept. 13, 2017, at his residence. He had been recuperating from a heart attack from the previous week. He was born Oct. 6, 1959 in Carbondale, Ill. to Carl and Delores (Hubler) Eisfelder. He was a lifetime area resident. Mark … Read More

Garry D. Croy

Garry D. Croy, age 72, of Nappanee, died at 2:05 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 at Goshen Hospital, after a courageous battle with cancer.  He was born April 12, 1945 in Goshen to Merl and Phyllis (Stump) Croy. Garry was a 1963 graduate of Nappanee High School and … Read More

Larry P. Johns

Larry P. Johns, 73, Nappanee, died at 3:30 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 at LaPorte Hospital, after a sudden illness.  He was born Jan. 31, 1944 in Pittsburg, Penn. to Ray and Mary (Bowser) Johns. Larry enjoyed visiting with people, writing, playing cards and watching college football. He lived in … Read More

George L. Malcolm

George L. Malcolm, 88, formerly of Nappanee, died at 5:50 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Ligonier. He was born May 28, 1929 in Nappanee to Earl and Ada (Plank) Malcolm.  Mr. Malcolm was a 1947 graduate of Nappanee High School and lived most … Read More

Paul H. Miller

Paul H. Miller, 62, Nappanee, died at 3:18 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017 at his residence after a 9 month illness.  He was born May 5, 1955 in Goshen to Harold N. and Malinda  Burkholder Miller. Mr. Miller lived his lifetime in the Goshen/Nappanee area. He attended Fairfield … Read More

Glenna I. Waldenville

Glenna I. Waldenville, 43, North Webster, passed away in her residence at 6:40 a.m., Aug. 28, 2017. On Dec. 31, 1973, she was born in Plymouth to Glen and Sharon (Davis) Ashby. A lifelong Kosciusko County resident she was united in marriage in Warsaw to Corey Waldenville. She … Read More

Kenneth Young

Kenneth Young, age 78, was called home by the Lord at 11:45 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 at his residence, because he was done with him here on Earth.  Kenny felt he had lived a full and blessed life and praised God for the time he gave him … Read More

Helen L. Cox — UPDATED

Helen L. Cox, 87, Nappanee, formerly of Akron and Atwood, died at 6:55 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Wakarusa, where she was in rehab. She was born on Jan. 8, 1930 in Goodland, to Fred Lee Sell and Olive Minerva (Luse) Sell. Helen … Read More

Terry M. Bender

Terry M. Bender, 77, New Paris, died Aug. 7, 2017 at Goshen Hospital. He was born Dec. 11, 1939 in Goshen to Carl and Mary Carol (Miller) Bender. On May 11, 1958 he married Delores Heckaman in Nappanee. She survives along with daughter, Tamra (Rick) Rink, New Paris; … Read More

Kathryn J. ‘Kay’ Bellinger

Kathryn J. “Kay” Bellinger was born Feb. 19, 1924 in French Equatorial Africa to missionaries Dr. Orville and Charlotte (Hillegas) Jobson.  She was raised by her Uncle Ralph and Aunt Ruth (Kimmel) Smoker of New Paris from 18 months of age when her parents returned to Africa.  She … Read More

Nelson Hoover

Nelson Hoover, 86, of New Paris, passed away on Aug. 4, 2017 at Courtyard Healthcare in Goshen.  He was born on March 17, 1931 in Syracuse to Martin & Edith (Wogoman) Hoover.  He was employed by Reith Riley, and Smoker Craft.  He was a lifelong area resident.   … Read More