Dennis Smith

Dennis ‘Denny’ Gene Smith

Dennis “Denny” Gene Smith, 67, of New Paris, died at 11:33 am, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, where he had been a patient for 11 days after a short illness. He was born Sept. 11, 1947, in Goshen to Louis M. … Read More

Tanner Gene Zimmerman

Tanner Gene Zimmerman, infant son of Gene and Mary Neely Zimmerman, of Goshen, was stillborn at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, at home. Surviving are his parents: Gene and Mary Zimmerman; a brother: Trace Zimmerman; sisters: Madelyn and Ciarra Zimmerman, all at home; grandparents: Cynthia and Timothy … Read More

Helen Neill Kirkwood Nappanee

Helen Neill Kirkwood

Helen Neill Kirkwood, 86, of Nappanee, Ind., died on Jan. 9, 2015, at her residence from a long battle with cancer. She was born on Dec. 10, 1928, in Dundee, Scotland, to Charles and Mary (Easton) Hill. Helen married John C. Kirkwood on August 8, 1952 at St. … Read More

Bernhard E. Strohbehn

Bernhard E. (Ben) Strohbehn

Bernhard E. (Ben) Strohbehn, 89, passed away in the morning on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, following several years with Parkinson’s disease. Ben was born Feb. 5, 1925, in New Plymouth, Idaho, to Ed and Josie Strohbehn. In 1943 he married Dorothy Knight, who died in 1946 from complications during the … Read More

Marion M. Scott

Marion M. Scott

Marion M. Scott, age, 96, formerly of Nappanee, died at 6:26 p.m., Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Wakarusa. She was born Oct. 24, 1918, in Wakarusa to Ira and Ida (Hahn) Null. She married Gibson F. Scott, March 29, 1942. He preceded in death July … Read More

Leon Dale Hochstetler

Leon Dale Hochstetler, 26, of 2026 B Road, Bremen, died unexpectedly, at 7:10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at South Bend Memorial Hospital of natural causes. Leon has had special needs since birth. He was born July 9, 1988, in Bremen to Randal L. and Susie E. (Borkholder) … Read More

Harvey A. Graber

Harvey A. Graber

Harvey A. Graber, 60, of Milford died unexpectedly 8:55 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 at his residence of natural causes. He was born April 25, 1954 in Bremen to Albert and Katie Yoder Graber. Harvey lived his lifetime in this area. He married Terry “Tessie” Stouder Oct. 31, … Read More

Luke Brandon Stutzman

Luke Brandon Stutzman, infant son of Brandon and Rachel (Ham) Stutzman of Nappanee, was stillborn at 6:55 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 17, at South Bend Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his parents; twin brothers: Thomas and Daniel; a brother: Samuel; grandparents: Richard and Connie Stutzman, Nappanee; Steve and … Read More

Sandy Crilow

Sandy Crilow, 70, of Wakarusa, formerly of Nappanee, passed away at 12:10 p.m., Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at IU Health Goshen Hospital. She was born Oct. 19, 1944, in Goshen, to Lamar Kenneth and Maxine (Shenenan) Warren. Sandy lived her lifetime in this area. She was a 1962 … Read More

Barbara A. Johnson

Barbara A. Johnson, 96, formerly of Osceola, died at 2:48 a.m., Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Wakarusa. She was born July 15, 1918, in Hammond, Ind., to Nick and Vera (Gowocin) Cindric. She married Robert C. Johnson, Sept. 4, 1937, in River Park, South … Read More

Dorothy McDonald

Dorothy McDonald, 87, formerly of Milford, died at 7:20 am, Friday, Dec. 5, at Traymore Nursing Home in Dallas, Texas. She was born Feb. 19, 1927 in Whitley County to Elmer and Ethel (Stoner) Roberts. Her first marriage was to Marlo McDonald. He preceded in death. Her second … Read More

Douglas W. Rensberger

Douglas W. Rensberger, 76, of Nappanee, died at 8:25 p.m., Thursday, Nov, 27, 2014, at South Bend Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his family. He has been in ill health since 1993. He was born Dec. 31, 1937, in Nappanee to John and Elizabeth (Schiender) Rensberger. He married Vivian ‘Clete’ … Read More

Lawrence “Bud” Sawyer

Lawrence “Bud” Sawyer

Lawrence “Bud” Sawyer, 91, of Milford, Ind., died at 7:50 p.m., Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at his residence. He was born March 25, 1923, in Kosciusko County to Ransom and Edith (Stuckman) Sawyer. He married Ruby L. Holloway Dec. 6, 1944, in Nappanee. She preceded him in death … Read More

Douglas W. Rensberger

Douglas W. Rensberger

Douglas W. Rensberger, 76, of Nappanee, died at 8:25 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, at South Bend Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his family. He was born Dec. 31, 1937 in Nappanee to John and Elizabeth (Schiender) Rensberger. He married Vivian “Clete” Blue on June 2, 1957, in Urbana. … Read More

Robert L. Shaw Jr.

Robert L. Shaw Jr, 90, of Nappanee, died at 5:25 am, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Wakarusa. He was born May 17, 1924, in Deland, Fla. to Robert L., Sr. and Irene (Beach) Shaw. On Oct. 16, 1945, he married Frances Kilmer in Blakly, … Read More