Wilma Jean Gall

Wilma Jean Gall

Wilma Jean Gall, 84, Leesburg, passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at her home. She was born on Jan. 18, 1931, to Gerald and Bessie (Felder) Hartzell, in Kosciusko County. On Aug. 2, 1952, she married James S. Gall, who survives. Jean graduated from Etna Green High School Class … Read More

Vannie Swinehart

Vannie Swinehart

Vannie Swinehart, 69, of New Paris, passed away on May 16, 2015, at her home. She was born  on March 3, 1946, in Goshen, to Delbert and Tilda (Davidson) Stidams. She was a lifelong are resident. Vannie is survived by her son: Dean Swinehart, New Paris; daughter: Debra … Read More

Louise Weaver

Louise (Moore) Weaver, 100, of Leesburg, passed away at her home on May 14, 2015. She was born March 29, 1915, to Flora (Crone) and George E. Moore in their farmhouse on Highway 13 near Converse Indiana. She was raised there and traveled to the one-room Drook schoolhouse in … Read More

Marlene Andrews

Marlene Andrews

Marlene Andrews, 79, of Syracuse passed away on May 11, 2015, at the Lakeland Rehabilitation Center in Milford. She was born on June 30, 1935 in Goshen, to Jacob and Cleo (Moist) Blackport. She grew up in Goshen and graduated in 1953 from Goshen High School. She went on … Read More

Julie Ann Huffer-Sanders

Julie Ann Huffer-Sanders

Julie Ann Huffer-Sanders, 52, passed away at her home in Albion on Friday, May 1. She was born on Sept. 2, 1962 in Chicago. She attended the Sanctuary of Syracuse as well as the Tabernacle in Kendallville. She is survived by her mother: Pam Huffer, Syracuse; four brothers: … Read More

Ruthann Hanusin

Ruthann Hanusin

Ruthann Hanusin, 74, Leesburg, passed away on Tuesday, May 5, at Parkview Regional Medical Center. She was born on Feb. 9, 1941, in Fort Wayne, to Robert and Romaine (Shoup) Rupright. She is survived by her husband: Ron Hanusin, Leesburg; two daughters: Kellie (JD) Hunt, Fairmount; Julie Plazek, … Read More

Pati Jackson

Patricia Lou ‘Pati’ Jackson

Patricia Lou “Pati” Jackson, 75, of Syracuse, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Fort Myers, Fla. Pati was born on May 29, 1939, in Decatur, to Edward and Ozema Isch. She was a 1957 graduate of Poling High School in Jay … Read More

Wayne Smith

Wayne Smith

Wayne Smith, 87, formerly of Syracuse, passed away on March 26, 2015 at the Kosciusko Community Hospital. He was born on March 13, 1928 in Russellville, Ala. to Bradley & Jennie (Fretwell) Smith. He married Viviane Buckner who preceded him in death in 2012. He was a US … Read More

Diane Kehoe

Diane Kehoe

Diane Kehoe, 59, formerly of Syracuse, passed away in Pittsburgh, Penn., on March 24, 2015. She was born on Sept. 4, 1955, in Crawfordsville, to Paul & Martha (Payne) Janssen. On Dec. 30, 1989, she married Mike Kehoe who survives. Diane taught for West Noble Schools for 37 … Read More

Gene Bartels

Gene Bartels, 78, of North Webster, passed away on March 22, 2015 at his home. He was born in Garrett, on March 6, 1937, to the late Chester and Helen (Griswold) Bartels. On Nov. 22, 1958, he married his wife of 56 years, Barbara (Crow) Bartels, who survives. … Read More

Mary Ellen Stiffler

Mary Ellen Stiffler, 85, of Goshen and formerly of Syracuse, passed away on March 20, 2015 at Greencroft in Goshen. She was born on July 11, 1929 in Millwod to Ora & Celia (Jones) Benson. She was married to Roy Stiffler who preceded her in 1996. She lived … Read More