Bill Brown

Bill E. Brown

Bill E. Brown 82, Rochester, passed away at 11:04 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, at his residence. He was born on May 29, 1933 in Pulaski County, the son of Louis E. and Olive (Harris) Brown. On Sept. 9, 1956, in Peru, he married Patsy L. Gayhart and … Read More

Margaret V. 'Maggie' Black

Margaret V. ‘Maggie’ Black

Margaret V. “Maggie” Black, 82, rural Akron, passed at 5 a.m. Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, at Peabody Retirement Community of North Manchester. She was born on Nov. 1, 1933, in Pendleton, to Richard and Irene (Umbenhour) Hodges. She was married on Nov. 3, 1951, in Akron, to Gene … Read More

Patricia Patty Ann Giesler

Patricia ‘Patty’ Ann Giesler

Patricia “Patty”Ann Giesler, daughter of the late Robert and Marian McKenzie, entered her eternal home in heaven on Jan. 29, 2016. Patty was born on Oct. 25, 1939, in Harrisburg, Pa., the oldest child of five. Patty moved with her family to Silver Lake, Indiana when she was … Read More

Arthur 'Sonny' H. Giesler

Arthur ‘Sonny’ H. Giesler

On the morning of Jan. 26, 2016, Sonny passed peacefully in his home in rural Rochester. He was comforted by his loving wife as he went to be with his Lord and Savior. Sonny was 77 years old. He was born in the town of Eldon, Okla. on … Read More

Edith 'Edie' L. Harper Franklin

Edith L. ‘Edie’ Barker Harper Franklin

Edith L. “Edie” Barker Harper Franklin, 85, Rochester, and formerly Silver Lake and Akron passed at 11:20 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, at Woodlawn Hospital of Rochester. She was born on Sept. 17, 1930, in Argos, Marshall County, to Irvin and Hazel (Coutler) Barker. She was married on … Read More

Carol Zent Lange

Carol Jean Zent Lange

Carol Jean Zent Lange, 79, of Isle of Palms, S.C., and former of Rochester and Laporte, passed Saturday Jan. 23, 2016, in South Carolina. She was born on July 18 1936, in Talma, to Orton Paul and Clarabelle (Hunter) Zent. Visitation will be from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. … Read More

Dr. Jerry R. Landwerlen

Dr. Jerry R. Landwerlen, 73, Mentone, passed at 7:58 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. He was born on June 29, 1942 in Shelbyville, Ind. to Russell “Dutch” and Roberta “Rae” (Tucker) Landwerlen. He was married on Aug. 17, 1963 in Shelby County, to Susan Scott, and she survives. … Read More

Stephen L. Hartzler

Stephen L. Hartzler

Stephen L. Hartzler, 83, Akron, following a valiant effort to live, passed on to join his wife of 64 years at 6:35 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, at Memorial Hospital of South Bend. He was born on May 14, 1932, in Miami County, to Lester “Joe” and Helen … Read More

Howard Hunter

Howard Hunter

Howard Hunter, 86, Akron, passed at 5:20 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 20, at Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw, after being hospitalized Saturday. He was born Sept. 30, 1929, in Kosciusko County to Herschel “Bud” and Helen (Speicher) Hunter. He was married Sept. 11, 1949, in Akron to Marian Musial she … Read More

Richard A. Wood

Richard A. Wood, 77, Akron, passed at 5:36 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, at his residence. He was born on Aug. 4, 1938, in Rochester, to Lester A. and Edna M. (Blodgett) Wood. He was married on Sept. 2, 1959, in Akron, to Mary Frances Arthur, she survives. … Read More

Jackie Cumberland

Jackie S. Cumberland

Jackie S. Cumberland, 53, of Akron, passed at 12:40 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, at Parkview Regional Medical Center of Ft. Wayne, after being in failing health for a year. She was born on May 11, 1962, in Warsaw, to Ronald E. and Dixie S. (Krebs) Secrist. She was … Read More