Kosciusko County Obituaries

Dixie Diane Dean

Dixie Diane Dean, 61, Syracuse passed away at home unexpectedly, following an extended illness, on Monday, May 22, 2017. She was born on Aug. 6, 1955 in Goshen the daughter of Donald and Darlene (DeVault) Disher. On Nov. 21, 1988 she married Mark Dean. Survivors include her husband … Read More

William L. O’Hara

William L. “Bill” O’Hara, 90, rural Claypool, died at 5:48 p.m., Monday, May 22, 2017 at his home. He was born Sept. 16, 1926 in Laketon, Indiana to Clyde O’Hara and Grace (Flora) Haupert. Bill was a 1946 graduate of Chester High School, North Manchester, and was a … Read More

Larry A. Clark

Larry A. Clark, 75, Warsaw, passed away at 6:15 p.m., Saturday May 20, 2017, at Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw. He was born on Feb. 13, 1942 to Donald J. and Dorothy (Hatfield) Clark in Warsaw. He was a veteran of the US Army serving during the Vietnam War. … Read More

Amos Edward England

Amos Edward England, Pierceton, passed away at his residence surrounded by family at 2:09 a.m. on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at the age of 80. He was born on Feb. 11, 1937 in Prestonsburg, Ky., he was the seventh out of eight children born to Nancy (Reffitt) and … Read More

Gale C. Decker

Gale C. Decker, 87, Claypool, passed away at 1:15 a.m. Monday, May 22, 2017 in Mason Health and Rehabilitation Center, Warsaw. On March 20, 1930, she was born in Paducah, Ky. to Bryce and Mabel (Gale) Phillipson. She was united in marriage to Charles Decker on Sept. 8, … Read More

Lonnie Prater

Lonnie Prater, 68, Pierceton, passed away at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, May 21, 2017 in his residence. On July 3, 1948, he was born in Prestonsburg, Ky. to Alfred and Alice (England) Prater. He was united in marriage to Beth Gerard on June 30, 1973 in Kosciusko County, who survives. … Read More

Roy B. Zimmerman

Roy B. Zimmerman, 73, Goshen, died peacefully at home, at 7:20 a.m. Monday, May 22, 2017. He had been in declining health for one year and was looking forward to meeting his Savior and reuniting with his three children that had preceded him in death. Roy was born … Read More

Elsie M. Free

Elsie M. Free, 95, Milford, passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at Lakeland Rehabilitation in Milford. She was born on Oc. 31, 1921 in Water Valley, Miss., the daughter of John and Ada (Bross) Goodwin. On Oct. 8, 1938 she married Woodrow Free; he preceded her in … Read More

Linda Lou Holterman

Linda Lou Holterman, 69, Winona Lake, passed away at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 21, 2017, at her residence. She was born Aug. 17, 1947, in Fort Wayne to Alice (Alringer) and Harold J. Schmidt.  On July 10, 1972, she was married to Donald “Hose” William Elwood Holterman, who … Read More

Phillip Wayne Neff — UPDATED

Phillip Wayne “Phil” Neff, 77, passed away at 6:50 p.m. Friday, May 19, 2017, in Miller’s Merry Manor, Warsaw. On Oct. 23, 1939 in Warsaw, Phil was born to Marvin Edward and Lucy Louise (Liggett) Neff.  He was a 1957 graduate of Claypool High School. Phil enlisted in … Read More

Felipe Gutierrez Najera

Felipe Gutierrez Najera, 46, Ligonier, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 20, 2017 in South Bend. He was born on May 11, 1971 in Agua Calientes, Mexico the son of Jesus Gutierrez Ortiz and San Juana Najera. He is also survived by his daughter, Korayma V. Cervantes of … Read More

Phillip Wayne Neff — PENDING

Phillip Wayne Neff, 77, Warsaw, died Friday, May 19, 2017, in Miller’s Merry Manor. Arrangements are pending at Titus Funeral Home, Warsaw.

Helen B. McCreery — PENDING

Helen B. McCreery, 94, Warsaw, and formerly of Portland, passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017 in Lakecity Place, Warsaw. Arrangements are currently pending with McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. … Read More

Patty L. Nash — UPDATED

Patty L. Nash, 83, Warsaw, passed away at 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 12, 2017, in Grace Village Healthcare Center, Winona Lake. On Nov. 15, 1933, Patty was born to LeRoy and Bonnie (Sellers) Randall. She was a graduate of Leesburg High School, Class of 1951 and worked as … Read More

Laura Hill — PENDING

Laura Hill, 86, North Webster passed away at 2:50 p.m. May 18, 2017 in her residence. Arrangements are pending at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel. To sign the guest register or leave condolences, electronically go to mchattonsadlerfuneralchapels.com … Read More

Charlotte R. Schuller

Charlotte R. Schuller, 72, Warsaw, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at Kosciusko Community Hospital in Warsaw. She was born on Jan. 23, 1945 the daughter of Charles R. and Catherine (Snead) Hutcherson. She married Anthony D. Schuller in 1998; he survives. Also surviving are her … Read More