Burneida May Hodson-UPDATED

Burneida May Hodson, 95, Columbia City, passed away Wednesday, April 12, at Miller’s at Oak Pointe. Born Feb.17, 1922, in Jefferson Township, she was the daughter of Albert F. and Ruth (Gardner) Loutzenhiser. She graduated Jefferson Center High School class of 1940 and attended Warner’s Beauty College and … Read More

Marcus Allen Wolfe

Marcus Allen Wolfe, 19, South Whitley, was found Saturday, April 8, 2017, after being missing on July 25, 2016. Born Nov. 30, 1996 in Columbia City, he was the son of Larry Gene Wolfe and Tammy Lynn (Grandstaff) Wolfe. He graduated from Columbia City High School with the … Read More

Arnold C. Keuneke

Arnold C. Keuneke, 97, North Manchester, passed away at 11:55 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 at Timbercrest Nursing Home. Born Feb. 4, 1920 in Adams County, he was the son of Albert G. Keuneke and Martha (Kiess) Keuneke. Arnold was born near Preble and lived in Fort Wayne … Read More

Helen V. Yoder — UPDATED

Helen V. Yoder, 96, Columbia City, passed away at 12:26 p.m. Saturday Dec. 24, 2016 at Renaissance Village, Fort Wayne. Born on Aug. 9, 1920 in Kendallville, she was the daughter of Arthur E.  and Dissie L. (Hill) Huff. On Oct. 26, 1946 Helen married Hobart E. Yoder … Read More

Robert L. Shoda

Robert L. Shoda, 78, Columbia City, passed away Tuesday morning, Dec. 13, 2016 at his home. Born Feb. 14, 1938 in Whitley County, he was the son of Robert Lewis and Rowena (Wolfe) Shoda. Bob played basketball for Coesse High School and graduated in 1957. On Jan. 5, … Read More

Robert Louis Elkins — UPDATED

Robert Louis Elkins, 82, Columbia City, passed away at 11:59 a.m. Sunday Nov. 27, 2016 at his residence. Born Nov. 30, 1933 in South Whitley he was the son of Thomas and Violet (Holler) Elkins. Robert grew up in South Whitley and graduated from South Whitley High School … Read More

Dorothy Jean Fletcher — UPDATED

Dorothy Jean Fletcher, 84, Columbia City, passed away at 2:55 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016 at her home. Born March 25, 1932 in Columbia City, she was the daughter of Roy D. and Dorothy M. (Harshbarger) Wood. She graduated from Coesse High School Class of 1950. On May … Read More

Rose Fearnow — PENDING

Rose Fearnow, 72, Columbia City, passed away at 8:46 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016 at Miller’s Merry Manor Inc., Columbia City.  Arrangements are pending at DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City, IN

Jill Abbott

Jill A. Abbott, 55, Columbia City, passed away at 1:04 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. Born June 16, 1961, in Columbia City, she was the daughter of Harold E. and Pearline (Johnson) Alexander. She grew up south of Columbia City and … Read More

Vesta Bennett

When reflecting on the life of Vesta Bennett, it is easy to see that she savored every moment she shared with the ones she loved. She was so warm, genuine and inviting, and with a true servant’s hearts she was forever looking for ways she could help others. … Read More

Travis L. Howenstine

Travis L. Howenstine, the baby boy and third child born to Steven and Karen Howenstine-Darland will be missed dearly by all. Travis was a precocious little guy who had an answer for everyone.  To say he was witty, only touches the surface as to just how quick he … Read More

Charles E. Snyder

Charles Edward Snyder, 70, Columbia City, passed away at 2:55 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, at Parkview Whitley Hospital. Born Sept. 18, 1946, in Roaring Springs, Pa., he was the son of Wilbur L. and Betty L. (Aungst) Snyder. He had been a resident of Kosciusko County from … Read More