Sena B. Setser —UPDATED

Sena B. Setser, 64, Columbia City, passed away at 3:27 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 at Parkview Whitley Hospital. Born on Oct. 4, 1952 in Logan, W. Va. she was the daughter of John Frank and Zanna Marie (Bragg) Gillum. Sena moved from West Virginia to North Manchester … Read More

Debra Simon

Debra “Debbie” (Bentz) Simon, 61, Columbia City, passed away at 8:12 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. Born on April 18, 1955 in Columbia City, she was the daughter of Dean and Laura (Hennig) Bentz. Debbie grew up in the Tri-Lakes area … Read More

Alice Marie Davis

Alice Marie Davis, 85, Columbia City, passed away at 8:11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 at her home. Born July 21, 1931 in Corydon, she was the daughter of William R. and Frances (Froman) Pease. She attended New Amsterdam School in Corydon and moved to Ohio and on … Read More

Alverda ‘Alvi’ I. Arnold-Swanson

Alverda “Alvie” I. Arnold-Swanson, 89, rural Columbia City, died at 1:34 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home, Fort Wayne where she was admitted on Thursday. She was born Feb. 5, 1927 in Jefferson Township, Whitley County, a daughter of the late Edward L. … Read More

Doris Ann Goldner — UPDATED

Doris Ann Goldner, Columbia City, passed away peacefully Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 with her children by her side. Survivors include her children, Katrina Tendziegloski of Warsaw; Melissa Tendziegloski of Columbia City; John Goldner of Pierceton; Misty Reynolds of Columbia City; and Troy Goldner of Columbia City; sisters: Deawanna … Read More

Mary E. Thomas

Mary E. Thomas, 85, South Whitley, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017 at Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home. Born Nov. 12, 1931 in Whitley County, she was the daughter of Harry R., Sr. and W. Joyce (Reed) Bollinger. While attending Washington Center High School, she worked as an … Read More

Wyatt Wayne McElroy

Wyatt Wayne McElroy, 9 months old, Columbia City, passed away unexpectedly at 5:39 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. Born 2 lbs. and 4 oz. on March 22, 2016, he was the son of Zachrey and Tiairia (VanDusen-Cox) McElroy. He spent his … Read More

Betty A. Simon

Betty A. Simon, 84, Larwill, died at 4:50 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017 at Miller’s Merry Manor where she had been a resident since June 2016. She was born Nov. 11, 1932 in Noble County, a daughter of Carroll Franklin and Goldie Arlene (Wood) Goldwood. Her formative years … Read More

Violet Scowden

Violet Scowden, of Columbia City, Indiana, was welcomed into the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home. Violet’s family includes her daughters, Jackie (John) Woodmansee, of Huntington and Sharon (Craig) Bickel, of Grand Rapids, Mich.; brother, Roy Bess, of St. Louis, … Read More

David E. Lotter

  David E. Lotter, 59, of Churubusco, passed away at 5:25 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016 at the Cleveland Clinic after being diagnosed with Pulmonary Hypertension and having an allergic reaction to the steroids. Survivors include his wife, Kate Lotter; children, Abby Marie (Mike) Weber, of Churubusco and … Read More