Miriam J. Bishop

Miriam J. Bishop, 87, a lifelong resident of South Whitley, Ind., passed away at 1:56 p.m. Wednesday, June 4, 2014, in the emergency room at Parkview Whitley Hospital, Columbia City, Ind. She was born March 13, 1927, in South Whitley, Ind., a daughter of Claude H. and Ruth … Read More

Kaylin Renee Pratt

Kaylin Renee Pratt, 18, of South Whitley, Ind., passed away at 4:55 a.m. Thursday, May 22, 2014, at her home, surrounded by her loving and caring family. She was born on Oct. 13, 1995, in Gary, Ind., she was the daughter of Donald Mark Pratt and Michelle J. … Read More

Kristina Kay ‘Krissy’ Blocher

Kristina Kay “Krissy” Blocher, 38, of South Whitley, Ind., passed away at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, May 22, 2014, in Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind. She was born Feb. 14, 1976, in Warsaw, Ind., to John and Sharon (Bills) Holden. She attended Warsaw Community High School. On Feb. 10, … Read More

Keith A. Peterson

Keith A. Peterson, 61, of South Whitley, Ind., passed away Friday, May 16, 2014, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Ind. He was born Feb. 26, 1953, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Ernest and Blanche (Mikesell) Peterson. He graduated from East High School, received a band instrument repair … Read More

Samuel Sherm Keirn

Samuel Sherm Keirn, 17, of South Whitley, Ind., died peacefully with his mother at his side during a doctor visit in Fort Wayne, Ind., at 11:25 a.m. Thursday, May 8, 2014.He was born Nov. 28, 1996, in Columbia City, Ind., a son of Sherm S. and Diana L. (McNamara) … Read More

Joann Geneva Bays

Joann Geneva Bays, 83, of South Whitley, Ind., passed away at 7:13 a.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana, Fort Wayne, Ind. She was born on June 19, 1930 in Round Head, Ohio, to Lester and Nora (Whitaker) Nichols. She then met Roy Bays at a … Read More

Laura Lee Selke

Laura Lee Selke, 52, of South Whitley, Ind., passed away on March 14, 2014, at I.U. Goshen Hospital in Goshen, Ind. She was born May 14, 1961, in Elkhart, Ind., to Richard L. and Arnelda B. (Miller) Losee. She was a lifetime resident of Syracuse, Ind., and Whitley … Read More

Wayman ‘Wayne’ E. Lee

Wayman E. Lee, 74, a resident of South Whitley, Ind., passed away at 5:50 p.m., Friday, April 18, 2014, at Parkview Whitley Hospital. He was born May 15, 1939, in Webster Springs, W.Va., to the late Charles and Vertie (Gregory) Lee. In 1956 he entered the U.S. Army and became … Read More

Joshua Harold Copp

Joshua Harold Copp, 35, of rural South Whitley, Ind., passed away early Monday morning, April 14, 2014, due to natural causes. He was born July 2, 1978, in Fort Wayne, Ind., to Jeffrey O. and Connie R. (Johnson) Copp. In 1979, his family moved to Osceola, Ind., from … Read More

Donald R. Worley

Donald R. Worley, 74, of South Whitley, Ind., passed away at 11:42 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at the Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home, Fort Wayne, Ind. He was born on March 17, 1939, in Illinois. He was the son of Marion and Viola (Andre) Worley. He graduated from … Read More

Craig Eugene Sherbahn

Craig Eugene Sherbahn, 61, of South Whitley, Ind., passed away unexpectedly Tuesday morning, Jan. 28, 2014, at his home. He was born July 19, 1952. He graduated from South Whitley High School and received his Bachelor of Science in agriculture education in 1974 and Masters of Animal Science … Read More

Kevin Mark Grant

Kevin Mark Grant, 60, of South Whitley, Ind., passed away at 7:50 a.m. Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Ind., where he had been a patient for the past 2 weeks. He was born on Jan. 25, 1954, in Battle Creek, Mich., a son … Read More

Dorothy E. Bumgardner

Dorothy E. Bumgardner, 86, of South Whitley, Ind., passed away at 1:18 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 at Grey Stone Health & Rehabilitation where she had been admitted on Dec. 23. She was born June 28, 1927, in Allen County, Ind., to J.F. and Marie (Stairhime) Borcherding. Her … Read More

Doris A. Ivy

Doris A. Ivy, 63, of South Whitley, Ind., passed away at 4:40 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, at her home surrounded by her family. Born on Oct. 17, 1950, in Fort Wayne, Ind., she was the daughter of Walter M. and Hilda C. (Witte) Bruner. She graduated from Columbia … Read More

Paul L. Thompson

Paul L. Thompson, 79, of rural South Whitley, Ind., passed away at 3:55 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, at his home. He had been in failing health for the past 2 years. He was born Dec. 5, 1934, in Fort Wayne, Ind., to Chester Arthur and LouEtta (Hinkson) … Read More

Helen E. Kurz

Helen E. Kurz, 81, a former resident of South Whitley, Ind., passed away at 11 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2013, at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester, Ind., where she had been a resident for the past 6 months. She was born April 18, 1932, in Whitley County, Ind., to … Read More