Devon ‘Eldon’ Ummel

Devon ‘Eldon’ Ummel, 87, of Syracuse, Ind., passed away on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at his home. He was born on June 18, 1927, in Nappanee, Ind., to Edward & Edith (Anglemyer) Ummel. He married Fluella Rose Kelley on August 31, 1947. They moved to the local area … Read More

Rita Piotrowski

Rita Piotrowski, 73, of Syracuse, Ind., passed away on Aug. 30, 2014, in her home. he was born Nov. 23, 1940, in Hammond, Ind., to Harold and Esther (Pilot) Neumaier. In 1963 she married Jim Piotrowski, who survives. She retired from teaching in 1995 from Fairview Elementary School … Read More


Gladys L. Prescott

Gladys L. Prescott, 96, of Syracuse, Ind., passed away on Aug. 9, 2014, at the Kosciusko Community Hospital. She was born on June 20, 1918, in Warsaw, Ind., to John and Esther (Auten) Hill. On Oct. 15, 1940, she married Charles Prescott who preceded her in 2012. She earned … Read More


Margaret E. Payne

Margaret E. Payne, 82, formerly of North Webster, Ind., and Syracuse, Ind., passed away Friday, July 25, 2014, at the Riverside Village in Elkhart, Ind., surrounded by her family. She was born Oct. 24, 1931, in Andrews, N.C., to Fletcher and Virginia Marsh. She fought a long and … Read More


Shirley Walgamuth

Shirley Walgamuth, 72, of Leesburg, Ind., passed away July 23, 2014, at her home. She was born on July 11, 1942, in Chesterton, Ind., to Ray and Mary (Yeiter) Abell. She married Glen Martinsen, who passed away in 1979. She then married Arden Walgamuth in 1989 who also preceded … Read More


Richard A. ‘Dick’ Dull Sr.

Richard A. “Dick” Dull Sr., 81, of Milford, Ind., passed away on July 16, 2014, at his residence. He was born July 13, 1933, in Wawaka, Ind., to Albert and Ethel (Gose) Dull. On Oct. 22, 1954, he married Mary Bornemann, who survives.  He was a lifelong area … Read More


Roger Paul Taylor

Roger Paul Taylor, 45, of North Webster, Ind., passed away Monday, July 15, 2014, at his residence. He was born Sept. 4, 1968, in Knox, Ind., to Paul and Brenda (Schultz) Taylor. He was married to Theresa Blankenship, who survives. He had lived in North Webster the last … Read More