Wabash County

Verna M. Shively

Verna M. Shively, 88, North Manchester, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017 in Timbercrest Healthcare Center, North Manchester. She was born Sept. 14, 1928 in North Manchester to Lawrence J. and Mary E. (Frantz) Hoover.  She graduated from Laketon High School in 1946. On May 8, 1953 She married … Read More

Daniel E. Gill

Daniel E. Gill, 74, Wabash, died at 1:37 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017 in the house that he was born in. He was born July 8, 1942 in Wabash, to Raymond and Wanda (Gatchel) Gill. Daniel married Bonita Graft on Jan. 6, 1961, in Wabash. He worked for … Read More

Harold McCleese

Harold McCleese, 77, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 11:25 a.m., Friday, Jan. 13 at his home. He was born April 20, 1939 in Vanceburg, Kentucky to Russell and Margaret (Sparks) McCleese. Harold married Lora Lee Dials on Oct. 22, 1994, in Wabash. He was a member of Christian … Read More

Joseph George Deal

Joseph George Deal, 74, North Manchester died at 8:45 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 in Peabody Healthcare Center, North Manchester. He was born March 28, 1942 the son of Ray and Marietta (Bruch) Deal.   He first married Penny M. Speicher on Nov.r 4, 1969.  She passed away on … Read More

Genna M. Garcia-Hiatt

Genna M. Garcia-Hiatt, 35, Wabash, passed away Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. She was born to Danny Wilcox of Wabash and Billie Jo (Watson) Wilcox of Wabash. Genna was a Wabash High School graduate of 2000. She married Robert Hiatt on Nov. 14, 2013, he survives. She was a … Read More

Lois C. Knecht

Lois C. Knecht, 86, North Manchester, died at 8:05 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 in Peabody Healthcare Center, North Manchester. She was born March 8, 1930 in Wabash to Ira and Estelle (Yentes) Crist.  She was Valedictorian of the Bippus High School class of 1948. On Sept. 17, … Read More

Stacey Vanessa Fannin

Stacey Vanessa Fannin, 37, Wabash, died at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 at her residence in Wabash. She was born Oct. 10, 1979 in Fort Wayne to Robert P. Hoshour and Kathy Hall. Stacey graduated high school and was enrolled to attend Ivy Tech next semester. She … Read More

Violet Jenice Hall

Violet Jenice (Baker) Hall, 82, rural Wabash, died at 12:20 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born Jan. 10, 1934 in Lagro to Mike and Dollie (Bitzel) Baker. Violet attended Lagro High School. She married William Wood in Dora, April 8, … Read More

James D. “Jim” Bowman

James D. “Jim” Bowman, 69, of Wabash, Indiana passed away on Jan. 5, 2017 at his home. He was born to the late Charles H. Bowman and Mary (Hobbs) Medler on Feb. 2, 1947 in Marion, Ind. Jim was a truck driver for Pierston Trucking. He served his country in … Read More

James Michael “Mike” O’Dell

James Michael “Mike” O’Dell, 64, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 12:45 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 4, 2017 at his home. He was born May 31, 1952 in Decatur, Georgia, to Howard and Norma (Boardman) O’Dell. Mike was a 1971 graduate of Wabash High School. He was a salesman at … Read More

Danny L. Stanton

Danny L. Stanton, 66, of Wabash, Ind., died at 1 a.m. Thursday, Jan.5, 2017 at Parkview Randallia Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born March 20, 1950 in Peru, Ind. to Charles Elvin and Wilma J. (Burnworth) Stanton. Danny was a graduate of Northfield High School. He married … Read More

Robert Eugene ‘Bob’ Olinger

Robert Eugene “Bob” Olinger, 94, Warsaw, died at 6:40 p.m., Jan. 2, 2017 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, three weeks following Betty, his wife of 71 years. He was comforted by his family and friends not leaving his side. He was born Nov. 19, 1922 to Chester … Read More

Jessye Louise Dekau

Jessye Louise (Curts) Dekau, 97, Cape Canaveral, Fla., formerly of Wabash, died at 4:39 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017 at Cape Canaveral Hospital in Cocoa Beach, Fla. She was born April 4, 1919 in Bridgeport, Ill. to Hollie “Pat” and Theora (Miller) Curts. Jessye graduated from Bridgeport Township … Read More

Loretta McClure

Loretta McClure, 95, Warsaw peacefully passed away at Grace Village Healthcare, Winona Lake Jan. 1, 2017.  Loretta was born in Chicago, Ill. Jan. 23, 1921, to Albert A. and Bertha (Permoda) Tomaszewski, who were both children of Polish immigrants. The family name was later shortened to Thomas. Loretta attended Eberhart … Read More

Charles W. Moses

  Charles W. Moses, 83, passed away at 1:39 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born July 22, 1933 in Kendallville to Robert C. and Ruth C. (Mahnesmith) Moses. He graduated from Kendallville High School in 1951. He married Carol A. … Read More

Margaret Anne Keller

Margaret Anne Keller, 96, of Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester, formerly of Plainfield, died at 1:45 p.m., Friday, Dec. 30, 2016 at Peabody Healthcare Center. She was born Jan. 31, 1920 in Center Township Hendricks County, Ind. to Oliver Arnold and Clara Ruth (Scott) Keller. Margaret received her teaching … Read More