Clara Elizabeth Wiley, 81, South Whitley, and formerly of Louisville, Ill., died at 4:10 p.m. Sunday, March 26, 2017 at the home of her son, where she had been residing since October 2015. She was born Jan. 12, 1936 in Granite City, Ill. a daughter of Clarence and … Read More
Charlotte Joyce Willson, 88, Columbia City passed away suddenly at 12:24 p.m. Thursday, March 23, 2017 at her home. She was born on July 17, 1928 in Auburn, the daughter of Wilbur W. and Genevieve (Gloy) Hamman. She graduated from Ossian High School with the Class of 1946. … Read More
Maria L. Perez, 75, Columbia City, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born on July 20, 1941 in Coahuila, Mexico, she was the daughter of Rafael and Julia (Escalera) Martinez. On November 8, 1987 Maria married Lorenzo Perez in Columbia City. She was … Read More
Helen Watkins, 92, rural South Whitley, died at 7:55 a.m. Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Peabody Home, North Manchester where she had been a resident since May 2016. She was born Aug. 8, 1924 in Breathitt County, Ky. a daughter of Bennie and Martha (Noble) Clemons. Her formative … Read More
Mary M. Hooker-Kessel, 90, formerly of Terre Haute, died at 11:02 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at Miller’s Oak Pointe, Columbia City where she had been a resident since December 2014. She was born June 3, 1926 in Ferguson Hill, a daughter of the late Morgan and Fern (Hash) Simmons. … Read More
Doris A. Rhoades, 89, formerly of South Whitley, died at 5:45 a.m. Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Renaissance Village where she had been a resident since July 2016. She was born November 1, 1927, in Whitley County, a daughter of Harry and Jessie (Stoner) Jenkins. Her formative years … Read More
Donna M. Grimes, 80, Columbia City, passed away at 5:55 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 at Parkview Noble Hospital. Arrangements are pending at DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City.
Mary Ann Loe, 83, rural Columbia City, died Monday morning, Feb. 20, 2017 at her home. She was born Dec. 8, 1933 in Whitley County, a daughter of the late John and Vivian (Roth) Gillespie. Her formative years were spent in Columbia Township where she attended elementary school. … Read More
D. Eloise Freeman, 85, of rural Columbia City, died at 3:25 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 at the Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. She was born June 5, 1931 in Columbia City a daughter of Herschel “Joe” and Clara Belle (Reider) Jones. A lifelong Columbia City resident, she … Read More
Jeanette Bills, 83, Columbia City, died Tuesday evening, Feb. 14, 2017 at Oak Pointe. She was born Feb. 12, 1934 in Whitley County, a daughter of Valmont and Beryl (Weeks) Fry. Her formative years were spent in Columbia City where she attended McClellan School. As a teenager, her … Read More
James Laughlin Johnston, 93, Columbia City, died at 5:10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 at Miller’s Oak Pointe, after a brief illness. He was born March 22, 1923 in Whitley County, son of the late Homer P. and Ethel (Hill) Johnston. His formative years were spent in Thorncreek … Read More
John R. DeWitt, 67, Columbia City, passed away at 2:15 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home, Fort Wayne. Arrangements are pending at DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City.
Edith M. Romine, 94, a former resident of Churubusco and widow of Leo E. Romine, passed away at 10:20 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at the North Ridge Village Nursing Home in Albion. She had been a patient there since 2015. Among the surviving relatives are her … Read More
Infant Everett Rhys Brineman, was delivered weighing 3 pounds, 10 ounces at 16 ½” tall at 10:20 a.m., on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 at Parkview Whitley Hospital in Columbia City. He is survived by a loving family including his parents, Roger Brineman, of Fort Wayne and Cameron Garza, … Read More
Vivian L. Keirn, 89, Columbia City, died at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017 at Miller’s Merry Manor where she had been a resident since October 2016. She was born Oct. 7, 1927 near Pierceton in Kosciusko County, Indiana a daughter of Elmer Marion and Jessie D. (Circle) … Read More
Joe A. Goff, 74, South Whitley, died at 9:57 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017 at Peabody Rehabilitation, North Manchester where he was admitted on Jan. 11. He was born Jan. 25, 1943 in Kosciusko County, a son of Dwight “Dave” and Dorothy L. (Owen) Goff. As a young … Read More