Elkhart County

Wilma Mae Holmes

Wilma Mae Holmes, 93, Nappanee and formerly of Wakarusa, passed away at 6:56 a.m., Sunday, June 25, 2017, at Elkhart General Hospital, where she had been admitted since Wednesday.  Wilma was born Aug. 9, 1923 in Nappanee to Harry and Velvia (Babb) Nettrour. She was a 1942 graduate of … Read More

John Richard Pfeiffer

John Richard Pfeiffer, 83, passed away at 3:20 p.m. Wednesday, June 21, 2017 in the Nappanee home which he’d built by hand. John was born Jan. 6, 1934 in Nappanee to William C. and Nellie (Faulkner) Pfeiffer. Lucky enough to find love twice in his life, John was married to … Read More

Charlene Jean Miller

Charlene Jean Miller, 72, Wakarusa, formerly of Nappanee, died at 8:40 a.m. Sunday, June 18, 2017, at Memorial Hospital in South Bend after complications from a stroke. Jean was born on Feb. 15, 1945 in Nappanee, to Noble and Judith (Williams) Rhodes. She married Arthur L. Miller on … Read More

Anna R. Laughlin

Anna R. Laughlin, 26, South Bend, and formerly of Nappanee passed unexpectedly at 1:05 p.m., Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at Memorial Hospital of South Bend. She was born on Dec. 26, 1990 in Kosciusko County to Randall and Tammy (Montague) Laughlin. She worked at Logan Center of South … Read More

Henry C. Wolfe

Henry C. Wolfe, age 43, of Nappanee, passed away at 12:55 p.m. of natural causes, Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at St. Joe Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka where he had been a patient for 10 days.  Henry was born January 2, 1974 in Elkhart to James and Ruth (Alderson) … Read More

Ruth Virginia Martin

Ruth Virginia Martin, 91, Goshen, passed away at 10:10 p.m. Sunday, June 4, 2017, at her daughter’s residence. She had been ill for two years. Ruth was born on Sept. 23, 1925 in Dayton, Va., to Ephriam and Katie (Blosser) Lahman. She married Naaman S. Martin on Oct. … Read More

Marian Rosalie Ingle

Marian Rosalie Ingle, 86, Nappanee, passed away at 2:15 p.m., Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Miller’s Merry Manor, Syracuse, following a short illness. She was born Feb. 22, 1931 in Davies County, to Snowden Marion and Dovie Mae (Byrer) Empson. On Feb. 28, 1948 she married Melvin Ingle … Read More

Carol Lee Schrock

Carol Lee Schrock, 76, Aztec, N.M., passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017 in Aztec.  She was born July 22, 1940, in Kosciusko County to Ralph and Martha Hartman. Carol graduated from Nappanee High School. She moved to Farmington in 1978 from Indiana. Carol was an avid Nascar, Chicago Bulls and … Read More

Marian Rosalie Ingle

Marian Rosalie Ingle, 86, of Nappanee, passed away at 2:15 p.m., Thursday, May 25, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Syracuse, following a short illness. She was born Feb. 22, 1931 in Davies County  to Snowden Marion and Dovie Mae (Byrer) Empson. On Feb.28, 1948 she married Melvin Ingle in … Read More

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