Elkhart County

Isaac J. Borkholder

Isaac J. Borkholder, 89, Nappanee, died from injuries received in a fall, at 4:49 p.m., Monday, May 22, 2017 at Elkhart General Hospital Emergency Room.  He was born Feb. 20, 1928 in Nappanee to John R. and Fannie I. (Yoder) Borkholder. He lived his lifetime in this area.  On … Read More

Alma A. Kuhn

Alma A. Kuhns, 79, Milford, passed away at 11 p.m., Monday, May 15, 2017 at Elkhart General Hospital, where she had been admitted on Saturday.  Alma was born on Feb. 3, 1938 in Milford to Perry L. and Pennola (Boley) Hochstetler.  On Sept. 2, 1965 she married Otis … Read More

Keith O. Vardaman

Keith O. Vardaman, 78, Nappanee, passed away unexpectedly from natural causes on Thursday, May 11, 2017.  He was born Oct. 20, 1938 in Fort Wayne to Delbert and Nina (Jackson) Vardaman. He grew up in Fort Wayne, until he was in middle school, and then moved to Pomona, Calif. … Read More

Sandra K. McFarren

Sandra K. McFarren, 74, Nappanee, passed away at 8:18 p.m., Thursday, May 4, 2017, at Elkhart General Hospital.  She was born Dec. 26, 1942 in Marion, to Ralph and Georgiana (Neal) Clester. Sandra married Howard McFarren on Aug. 29, 1977 in Marion.  She moved to Milford from Marion in … Read More

Andrea Jean Henson

Andrea Jean Henson, 56, suddenly passed of natural causes on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Due to this unexpected loss the family is wishing to celebrate her life with as many family and friends as possible. Two memorial services are being held in her honor. The gospel of Jesus … Read More

Sue Ann Kulp-Shoemaker

Sue Ann Kulp-Shoemaker, 77, of Goshen, formerly of Nappanee, passed away at 5:45 a.m., Sunday, April 30, 2017, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Wakarusa, where she had been admitted Thursday.  She was born Nov. 7, 1939 in Nappanee to Thomas and Pearl (Adams) Pletcher.  She lived her lifetime in … Read More

Richard L. Milton

Richard L. Milton, 68, Lapaz, formerly of Nappanee, passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017 in the Community Hospital of Bremen. Richard was born Aug. 28, 1948 in Plymouth, to the late Roy and Vivian (Crippin) Milton. He served and was honorably discharged from the United States Army. Richard … Read More

Menno J. Hochstetler

Menno J. Hochstetler, 89, Nappanee, died at 3:25 p.m., Thursday, April 27, 2017, at Signature Healthcare, Bremen. He was born July 16, 1927 to John C. and Sara (Borkholder) Hochstetler in Elkhart County. He was a lifetime area resident. On March 16, 1950 he married Catherine Miller in Nappanee.  Menno … Read More

Margaret M. Altheide

Margaret M. Altheide, 83, Nappanee, passed away on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at her home. She was born on March 18, 1934 in Delta, Ohio, to Arthur and Mary (Garrison) Johnson. Margaret married Henry Edward Altheide, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 19, 1977. Mrs. Altheide … Read More

Donna J. Egolf

Donna J. Egolf, 61, Nappanee, died at 6:30 a.m., Friday, April 21, 2017 at Elkhart Hospice House, where she had been admitted Tuesday. She was born Jan. 10, 1956 in Elkhart to Russell Jr. and Janice (Dick) Dumph. Donna lived her lifetime in this area. She was a … Read More

Mary M. Avery

Mary M. Avery, 67, Kings Mountain, N.C., passed away on April 20, 2017, at her home. She was born June 20, 1949, in Rochester, daughter of the late Jesse Merrill and Edith Croussore Merrill. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 26, at El Bethel … Read More

Olive Maxine Cleveland

Olive Maxine Cleveland, 93, Nappanee, died at 12:36 a.m., Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at Lakeland Healthcare, Milford where she had been a resident for five weeks. She was born Nov. 2, 1923 to Lawrence and Iona (Hornsby) Moyer in LaPaz. Mrs. Cleveland was a lifetime area resident. She … Read More

Duane R. Geiser

Duane R. Geiser, 72, of New Paris, passed away Friday, April 7, 2017, at Elkhart General Hospital after suffering an aneurism of the heart two weeks ago. He was born May 17, 1944 in Wabash to Robert and Elsie (Fingerle) Geiser. On May 19, 1963 he married Linda … Read More

Bradley Eugene Haviland

Bradley Eugene Haviland, 56, Wakarusa, died at 11 p.m., Friday, March 31, 2017 at his residence surrounded by his family.  He was born Dec. 28, 1960 to Larry and Sandy (Hess) Haviland.  Bradley Haviland was a graduate of Fairfield High School. On Aug. 28, 1982, he married Sharon Hershberger … Read More

Vickie D. Estep

Vickie D. Estep, 43, Warsaw, formerly of Nappanee, died at 5:51 p.m., Friday, March 24, 2017 at her residence.  She was born July 26, 1973 in Elkhart to Keevin C. and Gladie (Stapleton) Estep. Vickie was a lifetime Nappanee area resident. She graduated from  NorthWood High School and had … Read More

Eli Kuhns

Eli Kuhns, 54, Nappanee, died unexpectedly at 10:50 p.m., Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Bremen Community Hospital Emergency Room.   He was born Nov. 28, 1961 in Nappanee to Ivan and Susie (Weaver) Kuhns. Eli was a dairy farmer and maple syrup producer. He was a member of the Old … Read More