Roberta A. Rupley

Roberta A. “Bert” Rupley, 84, South Whitley, died at 6:05 p.m. Sunday, April 9, 2017, at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester. She was born June 8, 1932 in Huntington, the daughter of Mahlon and Josie (Cloud) Hullinger. She graduated from Huntington High School. On Nov. 26, 1953 she … Read More

Clara Elizabeth Wiley

Clara Elizabeth Wiley, 81, South Whitley, and formerly of Louisville, Ill., died at 4:10 p.m. Sunday, March 26, 2017 at the home of her son, where she had been residing since October 2015. She was born Jan. 12, 1936 in Granite City, Ill. a daughter of Clarence and … Read More

Sue Ann Knote

Sue Ann Knote, 80, rural South Whitley, died peacefully Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, at the Hospice Home in Fort Wayne where she had been wonderfully taken care of for a day. She was born May 27, 1936 in Huntington County, a daughter of Dane and Rena (Fairchild) Knote. … Read More

Edna Helen ‘Etta’ Heininger

Edna Helen “Etta” Heininger, 91, Columbia City, died at 10:06 a.m. Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 at Miller’s Merry Manor where she had been a resident since March 22, 2013. She was born March 21, 1925 in Philadelphia, Penn., a daughter of John and Helen (Stanley) Knowles. She graduated … Read More

Karlene Ray Smith

Karlene Ray Smith, 78, formerly of South Whitley, died at 3:55 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 at the Paramount Senior Living, Bethel Park, Penn. She was born Dec. 14, 1937 in Cleveland Township, Whitley County, a daughter of the late Walter Herbert and Catherine May (Stoner) Ray. Her … Read More

Ada M. Van Deman

Ada M. Van Deman, 98, Columbia City, passed away at 1:10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016 at Miller’s Merry Manor where she had been a resident since April 2016. She was born Sept. 13, 1918 in Churubusco, a daughter of James and Golda (Marggart) Lock. She completed her … Read More

Esther K. Ray

Esther K. Ray, 94, formerly of South Whitley, died at 10:25 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016 at Timbercrest Home in North Manchester where she had been a resident since May 2010. She was born March 2, 1922 in Monroe, a daughter of Adolph and Esther Sprunger. Her formative … Read More

Esther Snyder

Esther M. Snyder, 79, of Warsaw, died at 10:25 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at Grace Village where she had been a resident since July 2011. She was born Aug. 7, 1936 in Huntington, a daughter of Harry and Emma (Rupley) Snyder. She attended Clear Creek School and … Read More

Gloria A. Line Shoemaker

Gloria A. Line Shoemaker, 82, South Whitley, died at 8:40 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016, at Miller’s at Oak Pointe, Columbia City, where she had been a resident since Thursday, Feb. 11. She was born Jan. 21, 1934, in Whitley County, a daughter of Verne K. and Della … Read More