Patricia A. Studebaker

Patricia A. Studebaker

Patricia A. Studebaker, 81, formerly of Akron, passed at 6:55 a.m., Friday, Nov 11, at Peabody Retirement Community of North Manchester, Indiana. She was born on Feb. 27, 1935 in Peru, Ind. to Lawrence and Eva (Kasey) Miller. She was a meat cutter at several area grocery locations. She … Read More


Joseph A. Kimmel

Joseph A. Kimmel, 40, rural Akron, passed at 8:14 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 after an accident involving a train in Mentone. He was born Aug. 31, 1976 in Franklin County, Penn. to David and Lois (Long) Kimmel. He married Crystal Hackworth, Nov. 10, 2007 in Miami County; … Read More

Loyd J. Wadkins

Loyd J. Wadkins, 60, Silver Lake, passed at 7:45 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016 at St. Joseph Hospital of Fort Wayne. He was born to Nero and Minerva (Robinson) Wadkins. He married June 20, 1980 in Elwood to Kathryn Stage, she survives. Loyd was an over the road … Read More

W. Ed French

W. Ed French

Ed French, farmer, electrician and preacher, died Thursday, June 16, 2016, at his rural Silver Lake home. He was 83. He was born William Edward French Oct.7, 1932, in Kokomo, to Charles and Mamie French. He graduated from Laketon High School, where he met Elizabeth Vaudene Railsback. Smitten … Read More

Bonnie M. Gearhart

Bonnie M. Gearhart, 93, of Hoosier Village Retirement Center Indianapolis, and formerly of Akron, passed at 4:55 a.m., Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at her residence. She was born on Sept. 28, 1922, in Wabash County, to Walter and Helena (Likens) Moyer. She married on Aug. 24, 1945 in … Read More

John Nichols

John R. Nichols

John R. Nichols, 76, of rural Claypool, and of Sun City, Ariz. passed on Sunday, May 8, 2016, at the Arrowhead Hospital of Glendale, Ariz. He was born on Oct. 29, 1939, in Wabash County, to Ralph and G. Eunice (Metzger) Nichols. He was married on June 14, … Read More