Laura Jean Lewis

   Laura Jean Lewis, 80, Rochester, was surrounded by her loving family when she passed away at 7:05 a.m., Friday, July 14, 2017, at her home.   On Nov. 9, 1936, Laura Jean Sayger was born just east of Athens.  She was the precious daughter of Herschel “Pete” … Read More

Richard Lee ‘Rick’ Colwell

  Richard Lee “Rick” Colwell, 73, Rochester, was surrounded by his loving family when he passed away at 10:35 a.m. Thursday, June 1, 2017 at his residence. Richard was born March 13, 1944 in Mishawaka. He was a treasured son of  Dallas Oliver and Jean Lois Grall Colwell.  Growing … Read More

Dean Smith

Dean Smith, 85, Rochester, passed away at 2:14 p.m., Friday, May 19, 2017 at his residence. On March 5, 1932, Lloyd Dean Smith was born in Rochester.  He was the treasured son of  Fred L. and  Clidia  White  Smith.  Dean graduated from Monterey High School in 1950, serving as class … Read More

Christopher Kyle Phillips

On March 7, 1981, in Rochester, Christopher Kyle Phillips was born. He was the treasured son of Ted C. and Victoria J. Langenbahn Phillips. As the youngest of the Phillips children, growing up he shared his childhood with two sisters Laura and Amanda. During Kyle’s high school years … Read More

Kyle Phillips

Former Rochester resident, Kyle Phillips, 36, Plymouth, passed away at 1:38 p.m. Monday, April 24, 2017. On March 7, 1981, in Rochester, Christopher Kyle Phillips was born. He was the treasured son of Ted C. and Victoria J. Langenbahm Phillips. As the youngest of the Phillips children, growing up he shared his … Read More

Michael Lynn Terry

Michael “Mike” Lynn Terry, 50, Fort Wayne and formerly of Rochester, passed away at 5:12 a.m. Thursday, April 20, 2017, at Visiting Nurse Hospice of Fort Wayne. In Corydon, on April 12, 1967, Michael was born. He was a treasured son of Edward and Becky Drake Terry. Growing up … Read More

Michael William Graham

Michael William Graham,  65, Mims, Fla., formerly of Rochester, passed away at 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at Hospice of St. Francis of Titusville, Fla. On July 31, 1951, Michael was born in Rochester to Robert William and Erma Jean Overmyer Graham, the former owners of Rochester … Read More

EUGENE ‘GENE’ ARTHUR KOCH

Eugene “Gene” Arthur Koch, 72, Rochester, passed away at 9:39 p.m., Thursday, April 13, at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester. Gene was born in Rochester May 6, 1944. He was the treasured son of  James Russell “Ted” and Frances E. Martin Koch. Growing up he shared his childhood with … Read More

Joshua A. Brugh

Joshua A. Brugh, 37, Rochester, was surrounded by his loving family when he passed away at 10:10 p.m., Monday, April 3, 2017 at his residence.  This followed a courageous battle with cancer. In Fulton County, on May 6, 1979, Joshua Alex Brugh was born. He was a treasured son … Read More

Jerry P. Covington

Jerry P. Covington, 78, Rochester, passed away at 3:50 a.m., Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at his residence. This followed a valiant battle with cancer. On Oct. 22, 1938, in Quitman, Miss.,  Jerry was born. He was the treasured son of Hubert and Clara Lou Burt Covington.  Growing up he … Read More

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