Wabash County

Dr. Roger William Sawyer

Dr. Roger William Sawyer passed away at 9:30 p.m. May 22, 2017 at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester.  Roger was born Aug. 27, 1921 to Raymond Earl Sawyer and Goldie (Carney) Hoover who are deceased.  On June 1, 1947 he married Hulda Bidlack who died Feb. 17, 1992.  … Read More

Edward Earl McColley

Edward Earl McColley, 91, formerly of Roann, died at 3:08 p.m., Friday, May 19, 2017, at Peabody Healthcare Center in North Manchester, where he had lived the past four years. He was born Sept. 13, 1925 in Gilead to Cecil W. and Maude (Walker) McColley. Ed was a … Read More

Bernice M. Ford

Bernice M. Ford, 91, North Manchester, died at 9:28 a.m. Tuesday, May 18, 2017 in Peabody Healthcare Center, North Manchester. She was born Oct. 29, 1925 in Fairplay, Colo. to David C. and Mary G. (Barlow) Roth.  On June 27, 1945 she married James M. Ford.  He died … Read More

Franklin C. Clark

Franklin C. Clark, 84, North Manchester, died at 7:22 a.m. Tuesday, May 16, 2017 in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. He was born Aug. 12, 1932 in Wabash County to Cyril and Marie (Williams) Clark. He served in the U.S. Army 1952-1954 serving during the Korean War. On Aug. … Read More

Annabel J. Rupel

Annabel J. Rupel, 98, North Manchester, died Saturday evening, May 13, 2017 in Timbercrest Healthcare. She was born Nov. 21, 1918 to A. Byron and E. Edith (Rohrer) Rupel at the family farm near Walkerton, St. Joseph County. Miss Rupel graduated from Walkerton-Lincoln Township High School in 1937 … Read More

Peggy L. Iholtz

Peggy L. Iholtz, 83, North Manchester, died at 10:45 p.m. on May 12, 2017. Peggy passed away at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester. She was born on Feb. 5, 1934 to Dale L. and Mary Elizabeth (Gray) Parker in Sidney. On Dec. 31, 1953 Peggy married E. William “Bill” … Read More

Lisa A. Light

Lisa A. Light, 52, Wabash, passed away Thursday, May 4, 2017 in her home. She was born on July 21, 1965 in Elwood to the late Robert Kelley and Imagene (Creech) Kelley, she survives in Wabash. Lisa married Jerry Light on April 10, 2015, he survives. She was … Read More

Joann Jackson-Ihnen

Joann Jackson-Ihnen, 89, North Manchester, passed through the door to eternity and into the arms of her Savior on May 9, 2017 at 11:46 a.m. at Visiting Nurse Hospice Home, Fort Wayne. She was born May 1, 1928 in Wabash County to Howard & Ruth (Green) Enyeart. On … Read More

Judy Sue Green — UPDATED

Judy Sue Green, 63, North Manchester, died at 9:25 a.m., Monday, May 8, 2017, at her son’s home. She was born June 30, 1953 in Wabash to Bill Hall and Bonnie (Pefley) Ramey. Judy was a homemaker and a volunteer at the thrift store in North Manchester. She … Read More

Waneta M. Randall

Waneta M. Randall, 80, Bippus, died Monday, May 8, 2017 in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. She was born May 16, 1936 in Huntington County to David and Della (Anders) Gaskill. On Aug. 1, 1953 she married Allen Randall. He passed away Sept. 13, 2011. She retired from Memcor … Read More

Arnold Sammie Hewitt

Arnold Sammie Hewitt, 77, Wabash, died at 4:15 a.m., Monday, May 8, 2017 at his home. He was born Jan. 4, 1940 in Tipton County to Gerald and Dollie M. (Willey) Hewitt. Arnold served in the US Army during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He worked as a maintenance … Read More

Lora L. Dollarhide

Lora L. Dollarhide, 56, Liberty Mills, passed away at 2:53 p.m. May 6, 2017, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. Lora was born Jan. 9, 1961 to Kenneth R. Middleton and Rosalie (Stucker) Middleton in Wabash. On January 9, 2006 Lora married Rodney L. Dollarhide of North … Read More

Mary Lou Doster

Mary Lou Doster, 86, North Manchester, passed away at 1:12 p.m. on May 6, 2017 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. Mary Lou was born on Oct. 28, 1930 to L.D and Faye (Kreider) Schnepp in Wabash County. In 1948 Mary Lou graduated from Chester High School. … Read More

Herb Chinworth

Herb Chinworth, North Manchester, died Wednesday, May 3, 2017. He was born April 17, 1920 to Augustus and Lockie Double Chinworth in Warsaw. He was preceded in death by his spouse Arlene Clara (Wegener) Chinworth (2015), an older brother Augustus, Jr. (2003), a younger brother Richard (1979), and … Read More

Arlene Edwards

Arlene Edwards, 73, Wabash, passed away at 8:35 p.m. on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at Parkview Wabash Hospital in Wabash. She was born to George and Ruby Hyden on Oct. 9, 1943 in Van Lear, Ky. Arlene married Henry Edwards on Feb. 14, 1992. She Enjoyed being with her … Read More

Sue Ann Wheeler

Sue Ann Wheeler, 76, Wabash, died at 9:22 a.m., Thursday, May 4, 2017, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. She was born Oct. 5, 1940 in Wabash, to Wilford and Leota (Jones) White. Sue Ann was married for 20 years to Ralph Wheeler Jr., who died … Read More