Jack Eugene Simmons

Jack Eugene Simmons, 82, North Manchester, passed away at 2:10 p.m. on May 28, 2017 at Peabody Retirement Community in North Manchester. He was born on Oct. 26, 1934 in Fort Wayne, to Lawson and Helen E. (Souder) Simmons. He was also raised by James and Hazel Simmons. … Read More

Dr. Roger William Sawyer

Dr. Roger William Sawyer passed away at 9:30 p.m. May 22, 2017 at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester.  Roger was born Aug. 27, 1921 to Raymond Earl Sawyer and Goldie (Carney) Hoover who are deceased.  On June 1, 1947 he married Hulda Bidlack who died Feb. 17, 1992.  … Read More

Edward Earl McColley

Edward Earl McColley, 91, formerly of Roann, died at 3:08 p.m., Friday, May 19, 2017, at Peabody Healthcare Center in North Manchester, where he had lived the past four years. He was born Sept. 13, 1925 in Gilead to Cecil W. and Maude (Walker) McColley. Ed was a … Read More

Judy Sue Green — UPDATED

Judy Sue Green, 63, North Manchester, died at 9:25 a.m., Monday, May 8, 2017, at her son’s home. She was born June 30, 1953 in Wabash to Bill Hall and Bonnie (Pefley) Ramey. Judy was a homemaker and a volunteer at the thrift store in North Manchester. She … Read More

Herb Chinworth

Herb Chinworth, North Manchester, died Wednesday, May 3, 2017. He was born April 17, 1920 to Augustus and Lockie Double Chinworth in Warsaw. He was preceded in death by his spouse Arlene Clara (Wegener) Chinworth (2015), an older brother Augustus, Jr. (2003), a younger brother Richard (1979), and … Read More

Barry L. Deardorff

Barry L. Deardorff, 81, North Manchester, died peacefully Friday, April 28, 2017, at Timbercrest Health Care Center in North Manchester. He was born on April 24, 1936, in Hartville, Ohio, to Harry and Gladys (Kinsley) Deardorff of Hartville, where they were proprietors of the Deardorff Restaurant. Barry graduated … Read More

Randy A. Boardman

Randy A. Boardman, 61, North Manchester, died at 7:45 p.m. Saturday, April 15, 2017 in Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home, Fort Wayne. He was born Dec. 14, 1955 in Wabash to Victor and Celia (Brewer) Boardman. He graduated from Wabash High School in 1975.  On Feb. 14, 2016 … Read More

accident reports

Area Accident Reports

Warsaw Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accidents: 3:52 a.m. Saturday, April 15, Lake City Highway, east of Springhill Road, Warsaw. Drivers: Jacob E. Martinez, 22, Alexander Street, Fort Wayne, and Leroy E. Konkle, 66, Lake City Highway, Warsaw. Martinez rear-ended Konkle’s vehicle. Konkle stated … Read More