John William Ramsey, Sr., rural Akron died at the age of 78 at his residence at 9:25 a.m. Friday, Dec. 15. He was born on Sept. 26, 1939, in rural Fulton County to Verlin and Mabel (Hartzler) Ramsey and lived all of his life in the Akron area. … Read More
John Wesley James Hopkins, 70, Akron, died at 11:43 p.m. Jan. 12, 2017 at his residence. He was born April 20, 1946 in Rensselaer to John E. and Era Louise (Rhodehamel) Hopkins. He had lived in Akron for the past four years coming here from Burbank, Calif. and Reno, … Read More
Vicki Sue Dills, 57, Akron, Indiana, died at 7:18 p.m. at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Oct. 14, 2016. She was born in Richmond, Aug. 24, 1959 to Larry and Edith (Meyers) Kulhman. She lived in Akron for the past 13 years moving here from Franklin, N.C. She graduated … Read More
Donald Dale Coplen, 83, North Manchester, died at 9:34 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 at the Parkview Wabash Hospital in Wabash. He was born Oct. 16, 1932 in Miami County to Lee Von and Cora L. (Zimmerman) Coplen. He grew up on a dairy farm and tried his … Read More
Donald “Dale” Coplen, 83, North Manchester, formally of Akron, died at 9:34 a.m. Sept. 19, 2016, at the Parkview Wabash Hospital in Wabash. Arrangements are pending at Earl-Love Funeral Home.
Jack R. Shoemaker, 74, died at 8:10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016, at his daughter’s residence in Rochester. He was born on Nov. 21, 1941, and named Jackie Ray Shoemaker in Indianapolis. His parents were Russell and Nancy (Bowen) Shoemaker. He graduated from Akron High School in 1963 … Read More
Rodney C. Lewis, 46, Rochester, died at 7:05 p.m. March 28, 2016, at Indiana University Health Hospital, Indianapolis. He had been ailing in health for some time. He was born on March 9, 1970, in West Lafayette, to Fern T. and Bonnie Jean (Brohart) Lewis. Rodney has lived … Read More
Rodney C. Lewis, age 46, Rochester, died at 7:05 p.m. on March 28, 2016 at Indiana University Health Hospital, Indianapolis.Read More
Hazel Brown, 85, Rochester, died at 1:55 a.m. Monday, Sept. 21, at Woodlawn Hospital in Rochester. She was born on July 21, 1930, in Prestonsburg, Ky. to Sam and Verlie (Nolen) Wireman. After living in Kentucky Hazel moved to Ohio, then to Warsaw where she lived for 16 … Read More
Terry Lynn Craig-Hyde, age 49, Warsaw, died at 10:38 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. She was born on Dec. 31, 1965, in Dover, Ohio, to Herbert M. and Emma J (Perkins) Blankenship. She attended Carrolton High School, Ohio where she lived for the … Read More
Charles William Whittenberger, 73, Akron, died at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born Dec. 6, 1941, in Logansport, to Charles D. and Vena Bernice (Snyder) Whittenbeger. He graduated from Akron High School in 1959, and graduated from Indiana University … Read More
Charles William “Bill” Whittenberger, 73, Akron, died at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. Arrangements are pending with Earl-Love Funeral Home.
Destiny Faith Smith, 9, Rochester, died at 9:20 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, at Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis. She was born on April 26, 2006, to Tracey Smith and Rick Stough in South Bend, Indiana. She had been a member of Deb’s Dance Studio in Rochester, Taekwondo … Read More
Donald Alfred Drone, age 81, Akron, formally of Springfield, Ill. died at 4:45 p.m. Thursday, July 30, 2015, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. His passing was due to conditions brought on by the autoimmune disease, Inclusion Body Myositis. He was born to Alfred and Hazel (Vogel) … Read More
Shannon Buck, age 78, Akron, died on July 25, 2015, at his residence of pancreatic cancer. He was born on Feb. 18, 1937, to Walter H. and Mary Velom (Prater) Buck in Grayson, Ky. He graduated from Prichard High School in Grayson, Ky. in 1955. Shannon earned a … Read More
Vincent Mark Jeffrey, Jr., Akron, died at 10:25 p.m. Saturday, July 11, 2015. He was born on Sept. 9, 1970 to Vincent M. and Starlene (Lolmaugh) Jeffrey in South Bend. He graduated from Bremen High School in 1989. He married Misty Jo Smith on Oct. 7, 2006 and … Read More