Phyllis L. Bowsman

Phyllis L. Bowsman, 90, Columbia City, died at 10:43 p.m. Thursday, July 13, 2017, at Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home, Fort Wayne where she was admitted the day before. She was born Oct. 6, 1926 in Thorncreek Township, Whitley County, a daughter of Jesse and Laura Isabell (Pheister) … Read More

Mason Phonsavanh

Mason Phonsavanh, 31, Fort Wayne and formerly of Columbia City, passed away Thursday, May 4, 2017 on the trails of Winona Lake. Born Oct. 30, 1985 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne, he was the son of Deng “Dan” and Lorraine (Moog) Phonsavanh. He grew up in Fort … Read More

David B. Diffendarfer

David B. Diffendarfer, 94, died at 8:10 a.m. Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Miller’s Merry Manor, Columbia City. He was born on May 18, 1922 in Columbia City a son of the late Verne, Sr. and Anne (Carter) Diffendarfer. He grew up in Columbia City and graduated from … Read More

Lloyd E. Montz

Lloyd E. Montz, 100, died at 10:40 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Community Northview Care Center, Anderson. He was born on Dec. 22, 1916 in Whitley County a son of the late Clarence and Susie (Bentz) Montz. He grew up in Washington Township and graduated from Washington … Read More

Mary Cathaleen Hemminger

Mary Cathaleen “Cathie” Hemminger, 92, went to be with the Lord on April 26, 2017 at her home in Bremen. Cathie was born Oct. 18, 1924 in Columbia City to the late Lewis and Viola (Bechtold) Rouch. On June 29, 1947, she married Howell “Holly” Hemminger. She and … Read More

Don ‘Andy’ Goodson

Don “Andy” Goodson, 78, Columbia City, passed away at 2:34 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at his home. Born Dec. 20, 1938 in Owensville, he was the son of James A. and Esther M.  (Mounts) Goodson. He graduated from Anderson High School with the Class of 1957 and … Read More

Richard C. Loscomb

Richard C. Loscomb, 64, passed away at 9:26 p.m., Friday April 21, 2017, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born on Aug. 12, 1952 in Portsmouth, VA, he was the son of Alfred Corkin and Edna Robinsin (Smith) Loscomb. Richard grew up in Virginia and attended local schools. He … Read More

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

Norma F. Parker Curless

Norma F. Parker Curless, 94, Columbia City, died at 12:30 p.m., Saturday, April 15, at Miller’s Merry Manor where she had been a resident since March. She was born April 17, 1922, in Elwood, a daughter of John Alvia and Edna Ruth (Hartin) Hurst. Her formative years were … Read More