David L. Ranstead

David L. Ranstead, 60, Rochester, passed away at 2:31 p.m., Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at his residence. On March 1, 1957, David was born in Fulton County to Richard L. and Aletha M. McGee Ranstead. Growing up he shared his childhood with a sister, Karen and a brother, Rick.  … Read More

Harold ‘Ernie’ Edward Young

Harold “Ernie” Edward Young, 79, Rochester was surrounded by his loving family when he passed away at Life Care Center, Rochester at 10:25 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Born in South Bend at St. Joseph Hospital on July 27, 1937, Ernie Young was the treasured son of … Read More

Susan E. Frettinger

Susan E. Frettinger, 58, Rochester passed away  at  8:57 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at her residence. On Sept. 11, 1958, Susan was born in Rochester to Frank Edward and  Thelma J. Moon Frettinger. Growing up she shared her childhood with two sisters and a brother. Susan is lovingly … Read More

Sherry Lee Rogers — UPDATED

Sherry Lee Rogers, 66, Rochester, passed away at 10:37 a.m. Friday, March 10, 2017, at  her residence following a valiant fight with cancer. On Feb. 18, 1951, at Rochester’s Woodlawn Hospital, Sherry Lee Evans was born.  She was a treasured daughter of Robert W. and Norma J. Bitterling Evans. Growing up … Read More

Mary Alice Jones — UPDATED

Mary Alice Jones, formerly of Rochester, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 in Michigan. On Feb. 2, 1920, Mary was born in Kosciusko County to George and Esther Dunfee Long. Mary and Gerald “Jerry” Jones were married on Sept. 16, 1954, in Ligonier. They shared 58 years … Read More

Edwin W. Reeves I

Edwin W. Reeves I, 66, Leesburg, passed away at 11:30 a.m., Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 at his residence. On Dec. 2, 1950, Edwin Warren Reeves was born in Anniston, Ala. He was the treasured son of Columbus and Bertha Lecroy Reeves. As the second youngest, growing up he shared … Read More

Marjorie E. St. John

Marjorie E. St. John, 87, Rochester passed away Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017 at Lakeland General Hospital, Lakeland, Fla. In Peru, Aug. 24, 1929, Marjorie E. Becker was born.  She was the treasured daughter of Albert and Winifred Brach Becker. Growing up she shared her childhood with a brother … Read More

Garry A. Shidler

Garry A. Shidler, 66, Rochester, was surrounded by his loving family when he passed away at home following a valiant battle with cancer. Born Jan. 28, 1951, in Pulaski County, Garry Arthur Shidler was a treasured son of Thomas and May Linback Shidler.  Growing up as one of … Read More

Jeffrey Neal Patton

Jeffrey Neal Patton, 61, Argos, was surrounded by his loving family when he passed away, on Feb. 7, 2017 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center of Plymouth. On July 28, 1955, in Rochester, Jeff was born to Mart C. and  Janet Nesmith Patton. Jeff  lived in the Argos Community his … Read More

Carol Sue Lahman — UPDATED

Carol Sue Lahman, 77, Rochester, passed away Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 at IU Health Methodist Hospital of Indianapolis. On Feb. 15, 1939, Carol was born at home in Leiters Ford to C.E. Mike and Bernice Kline Hartz. As one of three children she shared her childhood with two … Read More

Carol Sue Lahman — PENDING

Carol Sue Lahman, 77, Rochester, passed away Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 at IU Health Methodist Hospital of Indianapolis. On Feb. 15, 1939, Carol was born at home in Leiters Ford to C.E.  Mike and Bernice Kline Hartz. As one of three children she shared her childhood with two … Read More