Pathways Seeking To Increase Number Of Non-Traditional Students

SYRACUSE — Kabrea Rostochak, Wawasee High School senior, wants to be a civil engineer. Keyanna Clevenger, also a senior at Wawasee, may or may not pursue an interest in interior designing but she is involved in the building trades program. McKenzie Keaffaber, a junior at Fairfield High School, … Read More

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