Jordan Rice

Jordan Rice, 19, Fort Wayne and formerly of Columbia City, passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017. Born Jan. 6, 1998 in Columbia City, she was the daughter of Jimmie Rice and Rena Gerber. Jordan attended Indian Springs and Maple Creek Middle School. She played softball while attending Columbia … Read More

Joann T. Hinen

Joann T. Hinen, 76, Columbia City, passed away at 4:31 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017 at her home. Born July 6, 1940 in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of John A. and J. Theresa (McAleavey) Mertes. She graduated from Central Catholic High School with the Class of 1958 and … 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

Janet A Thompson — UPDATED

Janet A Thompson, 67, of South Whitley, Ind., passed away at 1:20 p.m. Friday, Dec. 23, 2016 at her home surrounded by family. Born Jan. 3, 1949 in Warsaw, she was the daughter of William Harrison and Wilma Marie (Fear) Warren. She graduated from Warsaw High School with … Read More

Roger E. Kelley — UPDATED

Roger E. Kelley, 84, Columbia City, passed away at 2:08 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016 at Miller’s Merry Manor, Columbia City. Born Aug. 16, 1932 in Churubusco, he was the son of Harry A and Lillie (Phillips) Kelley. He graduated from Churubusco High School with the Class of … Read More

Rose Marie Fearnow — UPDATED

Rose Marie Fearnow, 72, Columbia City, passed away at 8:46 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016 at Miller’s Merry Manor. Born Oct. 3, 1944 in Huntington, she was the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Kastner) Masbaum. She graduated from Huntington Catholic High School in 1962 and graduated from Ravens-Croft … Read More

Richard C. Bennett

Richard C. Bennett, 86, of Fort Wayne, and formerly of Seneca, S.C., passed away at 10:48 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, 2016 at The Hearth at Sycamore Village, Fort Wayne. Born Feb. 16, 1930 in Lakewood, Ohio, he was the son of Charles and Pauline (Bodenlo) Bennett. Dick graduated … Read More

Matthew James Snyder — PENDING

Matthew James Snyder, 31, South Whitley, passed away at 11:03 p.m. Oct. 9, 2016 at Parkview Randallia in Fort Wayne.  Arrangements are pending at DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City, IN.

Ina Clingerman — UPDATED

Ina M. Clingerman, 90, Columbia City, passed away at 11:50 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 at Miller’s at Oak Pointe. Born Sept. 5, 1926 in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of Samuel B. and Mary M. (Smith) Long. She moved to Whitley County in 1938. She attended … Read More

Linda Marie Orcutt — UPDATED

Linda Marie (Arnold) Orcutt, 64, Larwill, passed away at 7:04 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 at her residence, surrounded by her loving family. Born on June 14, 1952 in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Harold I. and Phyllis J. (Ewers) Arnold. She attended local schools and graduated … Read More