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

Trinda Wegener

Trinda Wegener

Trinda Wegener, 64, of Milford, passed away on March 18, 2015, at the Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born on Aug. 7, 1950, in Coldwater, Mich. She worked many years at Johnson Controls, Bertch Vending, and later on at Millers Merry Manor in Syracuse. She is … Read More


Larry Snyder

Larry Snyder, 52, of Fort Wayne, passed away on March 4, 2015 in Ft. Wayne. He was born in Fort Wayne on Jan. 4, 1963 to Denzel and Mary Ann (Archer) Snyder. He attended St. John Baptist school in New Haven through the 8th grade. He then moved … Read More

Doris J. Gordon

Doris J. Gordon, 84, of Syracuse, passed away on March 2, 2015 at Millers Merry Manor in Syracuse. She was born on Aug. 2, 1930 in Nappanee to Arthur Wagner and Florence (Journey) Snyder. On Dec. 31, 1946 she married Eugene Gordon who preceded her in 1999. She … Read More


Paralee Traster

Paralee Traster, 91, formerly of Syracuse, passed away on Feb. 15, 2015 at VNA Hospice Center in Valparaiso. Mrs. Traster had been a resident of Rittenhouse Senior Living in Valparaiso for the last three years after living most of her life in Syracuse. She was born in North … Read More