Kosciusko County Obituaries

Jacqueline Kay Poling — PENDING

Jacqueline Kay Poling, 55, Warsaw, passed away at 8:06 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, in Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw.  Arrangements are currently pending with McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapels, Warsaw. To sign the guest register or leave condolences electronically, go to mchattonsadlerfuneralchapels.com … Read More

Everett Leroy Vance

Everett Leroy Vance, 79 and a lifetime resident of the Warsaw and Pierceton area, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in his home outside of Pierceton. Everett was born on June 14, 1938 and was the son of Maurise and Cleo (Sisk) Vance. He attended local schools … Read More

Annette Marie Williams

Annette Marie Williams, 62, Aurora, Colo., and formerly of Elwood, died Oct. 10, 2017, at the University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, Colo. from complications of Multiple Myeloma, the cancer that took her mother 49 years ago, and Amyloidosis. She was surrounded by loving family members and friends. … Read More

Michelle ‘Shelly’ Renee Magnus — UPDATED

Michelle “Shelly” Renee Magnus, 50, of Chicago, Ill., passed away at 11:06 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at her home after a five year battle of breast cancer. Born March 31, 1967 in Goshen, she was the daughter of Philip Howard Cripe and Carolyn Sue (Grimes) Emmert. Shelly … Read More

George ‘Dude’ Paul Wiegand III

George ”Dude” Paul Wiegand, III, 68, died unexpectedly on Oct. 15, 2017, in his home near Warsaw. He was born on January 15, 1949 to the late George P. Wiegand, II and Joan Marceille Cary in Warsaw. He graduated from Pierceton High School in 1967, then served two years in the … Read More

Jacob E. Gloor

Jacob “Jake” E. Gloor, 86, passed away on Oct. 13, 2017 at his home surrounded by family in Ligonier.  He was born on April 21, 1931 in LaGrange County to Gust and Mae (Bobeck) Gloor. On Oct. 13, 1979, he married Marilyn Jean Hasting in Topeka. Jacob is … Read More

Shirley A. Fitzgerald

Shirley A. Fitzgerald, 77, of Warsaw, passed away at midnight, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in Miller’s Merry Manor, Warsaw. She was born March 28, 1940 in West Prestonsburg, Ky. to Mart and Sula (Green) Wallen. On Nov. 8,1955 she was united in marriage to Harvey A. Fitzgerald in Wabash. Her life … Read More

Joseph Edward Sunthimer III

Joseph Edward “Joe” Sunthimer III, 88, Nevada, Mo., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 in Nevada.  Joe was born Dec. 14, 1928 in Elkhart, the son of Joe and Bessie (Troyer) Sunthimer. He grew up in Milford where, in the second grade, he met his future wife, Marian … Read More

Rosa Isela Ramos — UPDATED

Rosa Isela Ramos, 43, Winona Lake, passed away at 3:07 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home of Fort Wayne. She was born on Nov. 9, 1973 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico to Pedro Monsivais Leija and Rosa Maria Rodriguez Guzman, who both … Read More

Kare Andersen

Kare Andersen, 79, Syracuse, died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 at Goshen Hospital. He was born March 22, 1938 in Oslo, Norway to Frank Willy and Margit (Sørum) Andersen. On June 20, 1976 he married Kathy A. Paflas in Goshen. She survives along with children, Hege (Ernie) Andersen-Szabo, Richmond, … Read More

Cheryl Borem

Cheryl Borem, 60, Mentone, passed away Thursday morning, October 12. She was born May 9, 1957 in Columbia City to Gale and Virginia (Conley) LaRue. She married Dan Borem on Aug. 14, 1982: he survives. Cheryl was a 1975 graduate of Whitko High School and briefly attended Ball … Read More

Wilfred E. Wood

Wilfred E. “Woody” Wood, Leesburg, passed away at his residence at 9:50 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at the age of 73. He was born on Jan. 11, 1944 in Elkhart County to Wilma (Fox) Wood and Marshall Wood. On June 23, 1962 he was married to … Read More

Joseph Anthony Kozon

Joseph Anthony “Joe” Kozon, 90, Syracuse, passed away on Oct. 11, 2017 at the Elkhart General Hospital. He was born on Aug. 7, 1927 in Nanticoke, Penn. to Ignacz and Rose (Karz) Kozon. On Aug. 27, 1949 he married Geraldine Buffo who survives. He was a WWII US … Read More

Joseph Kozon — PENDING

Joseph Kozon, 90, Syracuse passed away on Oct. 11, 2017 at the Elkhart General Hospital.  Arrangements are currently pending at the Eastlund Funeral Home.

Markus Neal Middleton — UPDATED

Markus Neal Middleton, 23, Albion, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 at 9:01 p.m. in Albion. He was born on June 14, 1994 to Allen Jay and Angela (Pettit) Carey in Auburn. He worked for Subway Restaurant in Albion. He enjoyed being with his family, friends and … Read More

Gilbert G. Castillo Sr.

Gilbert G. Castillo Sr., 86, Ligonier, formerly of Goshen, died 8:40 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 at Avalon Village, Ligonier. He was born Feb. 3, 1931 in San Antonio, Texas, to Jose & Juanita (Galindo) Castillo. He married Carmen (Perales) Castillo on Feb. 8, 1959. Surviving are his … Read More