Tehya M. Grimm

Tehya M. Grimm

Tehya M. Grimm, 18, Rochester, passed away at 1:30 p.m Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015, at Memorial Hospital, South Bend, as a result of an automobile accident. She was born May 22, 1997, in Warsaw to Richard “Richie” J. and Mary (Spaulding) Grimm. Tehya was a 2015 graduate of … Read More

Gabriele H. Sterling

Gabriele H. Sterling, 63, of Akron, passed at 7:52 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, at Woodlawn Hospital of Rochester. She was born Nov. 29, 1951, in Rockenberg, Germany, to Josef and Maria (Poisel) Jenisch. She married Marion Sterling in Lima, Ohio, in Dec. 1985. She was an inspector … Read More

George Manns

George Manns, 74, of rural Claypool, passed at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015, at his residence. He was born Dec. 27, 1940, in Prestonburg, Ky., to Ellis and Daisy (Bradford) Manns. In Silver Lake on March 21, 1959, he married Eula Mae Owens, who survives. George worked … Read More

Wilma M. Ritter

Wilma M. Ritter, 73, of Akron, passed Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, at Parkview Regional Medical Center of Fort Wayne. He was born Nov. 20, 1941, in Warsaw, to Robert and June (Baker) Reed. She was a polisher at Zimmer for over 25 years. She got her start in … Read More

Marshall Brooke Doran

Marshall Brooke Doran

Marshall Brooke Doran, 84, of Burket, passed at 3:40 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, 2015. He was born in Burket on May 3, 1931, to Virgil and Blanche (Eherenman) Doran. On Nov. 2, 1957, he married Sharon Williamson in Burket, and she survives. Survivors include his wife: Sharon Doran, … Read More

Jim Craft

James ‘Jim’ C. Craft

James “Jim” C. Craft, 59, of rural Rochester, passed Saturday evening, Aug. 1, 2015, after a motorcycle accident involving a deer in Macy. He was born in Rochester on Sept. 19, 1955, to James C. and Carol (Holloway) Craft, and worked for Paragon Medical in Pierceton. He had … Read More

Jill L. Runkle

Jill L. Runkle, 56, Akron, passed at 3 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, at Peabody Retirement Community of North Manchester. She was born in Warsaw on May 18, 1959, to Roy A. and Maxine (Holderman) Haney, and married Phil Runkle. She was the Akron Town Clerk Treasurer for … Read More

Ricci Swihart

Ricci D. Swihart

Ricci D. Swihart, 53, of Gilead, passed unexpectedly at 12:24 p.m. Friday, July 31, 2015, at the Woodlawn Hospital Emergency Room. He was born in Wabash on Dec. 23, 1961, to Jack E. and C. Anne (Rhodes) Swihart. On Oct. 5, 1995, he married Patti Nette in Gilead. … Read More

Marilyn R. Adams

Marilyn R. Adams, 80, of Akron, passed away at 5:25 a.m. Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at the Memorial Hospital of South Bend. She was born on Nov. 21, 1934, in Milford, to Fred D. and Doris M. (Jennings) Haney. On Oct. 29, 1955, she was married to Raymond … Read More


Paul J. Pontius

Paul J. Pontius, 77, of Silver Lake, passed Saturday, July 25, 2015, at his residence which was the same home he was born. He was born Feb. 18, 1938, in Wabash, to Verl and Ruth (Smith) Pontius. He was previously married to Audrey Gerrick, who is the mother … Read More


Kathryn I. Hartzler

Kathryn I. Hartzler, 82, of Akron, unexpectedly passed peacefully at 8:40 a.m. Monday, July 13, 2015, at her residence. She was born April 27, 1933, in Marshall County, to Harold E. and Carrie Irene (McGriff) Walters. She was married June 17, 1951, in the Athens EUB Church to … Read More