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

Robert W. Rhodes

Robert W. Rhodes, 87, Rochester, passed away at 6:30 a.m., Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester. He was born on Aug. 20, 1929 in Akron, the son of Winfred Courtney and Emma (Hoppes) Rhodes. On April 15, 1949 in South Bend, he married Carolyn S. Cumberland. … Read More

Ann S. Lough

Ann S. Lough, 78, Indianapolis, formerly of Culver and Rochester, passed away at 8:05 p.m. Saturday May 20, 2017 at Community Hospital North in Indianapolis.  She was surrounded by her family. Ann was born on Oct. 25, 1938 in South Bend, the only child of Ned and Wilnetta … 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

Rochester Track Sectional: Area Athletes Compete In First Leg

ROCHESTER — Whitko’s Sickafoose and Manchester’s Bedke stand out, while Triton’s 4×100 and Tippy Valley’s Tucker advanced at Tuesday’s Rochester Girls Track and Field Sectional.

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