Fulton County

Kyle Phillips

Former Rochester resident, Kyle Phillips, 36, Plymouth, passed away at 1:38 p.m. Monday, April 24, 2017. On March 7, 1981, in Rochester, Christopher Kyle Phillips was born. He was the treasured son of Ted C. and Victoria J. Langenbahm Phillips. As the youngest of the Phillips children, growing up he shared his … Read More

Michael Lynn Terry

Michael “Mike” Lynn Terry, 50, Fort Wayne and formerly of Rochester, passed away at 5:12 a.m. Thursday, April 20, 2017, at Visiting Nurse Hospice of Fort Wayne. In Corydon, on April 12, 1967, Michael was born. He was a treasured son of Edward and Becky Drake Terry. Growing up … Read More

Michael William Graham

Michael William Graham,  65, Mims, Fla., formerly of Rochester, passed away at 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at Hospice of St. Francis of Titusville, Fla. On July 31, 1951, Michael was born in Rochester to Robert William and Erma Jean Overmyer Graham, the former owners of Rochester … Read More

Dennis L. Thompson

Dennis L. Thompson, 74, Akron, passed at 11:10 a.m., Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at his residence after being in failing health for the last 15 years. He was born on Nov. 13, 1942 in Peru, to Francis L. “Whitey” and Kathryn A. (Fitzpatrick) Thompson. He married on June … 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

EUGENE ‘GENE’ ARTHUR KOCH

Eugene “Gene” Arthur Koch, 72, Rochester, passed away at 9:39 p.m., Thursday, April 13, at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester. Gene was born in Rochester May 6, 1944. He was the treasured son of  James Russell “Ted” and Frances E. Martin Koch. Growing up he shared his childhood with … Read More

Eugene ‘Gene’ Arthur Koch

Eugene “Gene” Arthur Koch, 72, of Rochester, passed away at 9:39 p.m., Thursday, April 13, at Peabody Retirement Community of North Manchester. Gene is lovingly remembered by his wife Janice;  two daughters: Janelle Shanes and husband Jim of Rochester, and Angela Merley and husband Eric of Claypool; a … Read More

Mary Marie Swartz — UPDATED

Mary Marie (Baumgartner) Swartz, 83, Rochester, passed away at 4:16 p.m. Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Elkhart General Hospital, Elkhart, due to complications from heart surgery. Born in her family farmhouse in Jefferson Township, Elkhart County, to Lucille (Reid) and Homer Baumgartner on May 25, 1933, she spent … Read More

Rev. Donald Vincent Olmstead

Rev. Donald “Don” Vincent Olmsted. 91, Rochester, passed away at 5:15 a.m. Monday, April 10, 2017, at his residence. He was born on Oct. 1, 1925 in Charles City, Iowa, the son of Henry and Dorothy (Kelley) Olmsted. On Aug. 28, 1947 in Willis, Kan., he married Lora … Read More

Lisa Ann Lothridge

Lisa Ann Lothridge, 44, of Akron, Indiana, died at 8:41 a.m, Monday, April 3, 2017, at her home. She was born April 20, 1972 in Wabash, Indiana to Roger Moyer and Reta (Branham) Rogers. Lisa was a 1991 graduate of Northfield High School. She was a member of … Read More

Edith J. McNeeley

Edith J. McNeeley, 82, of Akron, Ind. passed at 2:59 a.m., Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Lutheran Hospital of Ft. Wayne, Ind. She was born on July 31, 1934 in Newbern, Virginia to Robert Roy and Betty E. (Hedge) King. She married on Feb. 5, 1954 in Pulaski, Virginia … Read More

Mary Marie Swartz

Mary Marie (Baumgartner) Swartz 83, Rochester, passed away at 4:18 p.m. Thursday April 6, 2017 at Elkhart General Hospital, Ekhart. Arrangements pending at Zimemrman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester. … Read More

Beth Biggs

Beth Biggs, 66, Rochester, passed away at 6:15 a.m. Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at her residence. On Aug. 13, 1950,  Beth was born in Fulton County.  She was a treasured daughter of  Thomas and Marion Louise  Roudebush Baldwin. As the third oldest of the Baldwin children, growing up she … Read More

Joshua A. Brugh

Joshua A. Brugh, 37, Rochester, was surrounded by his loving family when he passed away at 10:10 p.m., Monday, April 3, 2017 at his residence.  This followed a courageous battle with cancer. In Fulton County, on May 6, 1979, Joshua Alex Brugh was born. He was a treasured son … Read More

Jerry P. Covington

Jerry P. Covington, 78, Rochester, passed away at 3:50 a.m., Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at his residence. This followed a valiant battle with cancer. On Oct. 22, 1938, in Quitman, Miss.,  Jerry was born. He was the treasured son of Hubert and Clara Lou Burt Covington.  Growing up he … Read More

Phyllis Clemans — PENDING

Phyllis Clemans, 60, Rochester passed away at 4:50 a.m., Monday, April 3, 2017 at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home of Rochester. … Read More