Richard L. Hershberger

Richard L. Hershberger, Syracuse, 68, died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, unexpectedly of natural causes at Goshen Hospital.  He was born Feb. 29, 1948 to Victor and Frieda (Robison) Hershberger in Nappanee.  Richard was a lifetime area resident.  He worked at Holiday Rambler for 24 years, and 10 years … Read More

Betty L. Stutzman

Betty L. Stutzman of Nappanee passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015, at Elkhart General Hospital. She was 89. Betty was the greatest bestower of fun and adventure on all who knew her. She ice skated like a pro, was a talented seamstress and quilter, voracious reader and … Read More

David W. Mattern

David W. Mattern, age 32, of Mishawaka, formerly of Nappanee, died unexpectedly at 2:50 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at his residence of natural causes. He was born June 11, 1983, in Elkhart to Dennis and Kathy (Bennett) Mattern. David was a lifetime resident of this area. He … Read More

Esther Hershberger

Esther Hershberger, age 77, of Nappanee, died at 2:40 p.m. Sunday, July 26, 2015. She was born March 26, 1938, to Daniel M. and Iona (Helmuth) Kuhns. On April 11, 1961, she married Alvin E. Hershberger in Nappanee. Mrs. Hershberger is survived by her husband: Alvin; children: Arlin … Read More

Jake J. Coblentz Jr.

Jake J. Coblentz Jr. age 71, of Nappanee, died at 2:45 a.m. Monday, July 6, 2015, at IU Health Goshen Hospital.  He fought a courageous fight with cancer for 6 years. He was born April 6, 1944 in Farmington Township, OH to Jake J. Sr. and Martha (Miller) … Read More

Linda L. Hockert

Linda L. Hockert, age 77, of Nappanee, died at 8:12 pm, Friday, June 26, 2015, at Elkhart General Hospital after a short illness. She was born March 2, 1938, in Gravelton to Virgil and Pansy (Biller) Stump. She lived her lifetime in this area. She was a 1956 … Read More

Calvin Stutzman

Calvin Stutzman of Nappanee, passed away early Monday morning, June 29, 2015. He was 90 years old. Surviving this wonderful, faithful, helpful, Christian man is his wife of 67 years: Betty; son: Garry (Kerry), Scottsdale, Ariz; daughter: Sue (Dale) Welch, Albuquerque, N.M.; son-in-law: John Moore, Rochester; grandaughters: Katie … Read More

Darlene Nickerson

Darlene Nickerson, age 64, of Bremen, died at 9:12 p.m. Saturday, June 27,2015 at her residence. She was born March 20, 1951, in Bremen to Junior Orville and Betty Eva (Gall) Boyer. She was a lifetime area resident.  Darlene had attended Bremen High School. On July 27, 1974, … Read More

Rebecca ‘Becky’ Joan Moody

God called your name so gently That only you could hear, No one heard the footsteps of the Angel drawing near. Softly from the shadows There came a gentle call, you closed your eyes and went to sleep and quietly left us all. Rebecca Joan “Becky” Moody, died … Read More

Devon Jay Slabaugh

Devon Jay Slabaugh, age 53, New Paris, died at 9:32 p.m. Monday, June 22, 2015, at South Bend Memorial Hospital from injuries received in a Buggy/Truck accident on US 6 east of Nappanee on June 11. He was born Nov. 13, 1961, to Elmer A. and Rosa (Borkholder) Slabaugh. Devon was … Read More

Alvin R. ‘Al’ Miller

Alvin R. “Al” Miller, age 82, of Nappanee, died peacefully at his residence, surrounded by his family at 1:53 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, 2015. He was born April 29, 1933, to Ray J. and Edna (Miller) Miller in Nappanee where he lived his lifetime. On Aug. 13, 1960, … Read More

Thomas E. ‘Tom’ Mattern

Thomas E. “Tom” Mattern, age 85, of Nappanee, died at 3:30 p.m. Monday, June 8, 2015, at Elkhart General Hospital where he been admitted May 29 after a brief illness. He was born Feb. 23, 1930, in St. Joseph County to Charles E. and Ruby (Letherman) Mattern. At … Read More

Thomas B. Pulliam

Thomas B. Pulliam, 74, Nappanee, died at 7:50 a.m. Friday, May 29, 2015, at Elkhart Hospice House after a short illness. He was born June 23, 1940, in Detroit, Mich. to Orville T. and Helen Yettaw Pulliam. Mr. Pulliam had lived in Clearwater, Fla. and moved to Nappanee … Read More