Isaac J. Borkholder

Isaac J. Borkholder, 89, Nappanee, died from injuries received in a fall, at 4:49 p.m., Monday, May 22, 2017 at Elkhart General Hospital Emergency Room.  He was born Feb. 20, 1928 in Nappanee to John R. and Fannie I. (Yoder) Borkholder. He lived his lifetime in this area.  On … Read More

Sandra K. McFarren

Sandra K. McFarren, 74, Nappanee, passed away at 8:18 p.m., Thursday, May 4, 2017, at Elkhart General Hospital.  She was born Dec. 26, 1942 in Marion, to Ralph and Georgiana (Neal) Clester. Sandra married Howard McFarren on Aug. 29, 1977 in Marion.  She moved to Milford from Marion in … Read More

Sue Ann Kulp-Shoemaker

Sue Ann Kulp-Shoemaker, 77, of Goshen, formerly of Nappanee, passed away at 5:45 a.m., Sunday, April 30, 2017, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Wakarusa, where she had been admitted Thursday.  She was born Nov. 7, 1939 in Nappanee to Thomas and Pearl (Adams) Pletcher.  She lived her lifetime in … Read More

Menno J. Hochstetler

Menno J. Hochstetler, 89, Nappanee, died at 3:25 p.m., Thursday, April 27, 2017, at Signature Healthcare, Bremen. He was born July 16, 1927 to John C. and Sara (Borkholder) Hochstetler in Elkhart County. He was a lifetime area resident. On March 16, 1950 he married Catherine Miller in Nappanee.  Menno … Read More

Margaret M. Altheide

Margaret M. Altheide, 83, Nappanee, passed away on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at her home. She was born on March 18, 1934 in Delta, Ohio, to Arthur and Mary (Garrison) Johnson. Margaret married Henry Edward Altheide, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 19, 1977. Mrs. Altheide … Read More

Ruth Noyer Castellano

Ruth Noyer Castellano, 85, Bremen, died at 12:58 a.m., Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Goshen Hospital.  She was a resident of Lakeland Healthcare in Milford for three years. She was born Feb. 4, 1932 in Davenport, Iowa to John William and Edna Mae (Fisher) Hultquist. Ruth first marriage was to … Read More

Olive Maxine Cleveland

Olive Maxine Cleveland, 93, Nappanee, died at 12:36 a.m., Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at Lakeland Healthcare, Milford where she had been a resident for five weeks. She was born Nov. 2, 1923 to Lawrence and Iona (Hornsby) Moyer in LaPaz. Mrs. Cleveland was a lifetime area resident. She … Read More

James ‘Jim’ Hall — UPDATED

James “Jim” Hall, 71, Bremen, died at 11:15 a.m., Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Signature Healthcare, Bremen, after a long illness. He was born Jan. 23, 1946 to John and Catherine Hall. He was an escort driver for Fairmont Homes. James is survived by a nephew, Tony Hershberger, … Read More

Bradley Eugene Haviland

Bradley Eugene Haviland, 56, Wakarusa, died at 11 p.m., Friday, March 31, 2017 at his residence surrounded by his family.  He was born Dec. 28, 1960 to Larry and Sandy (Hess) Haviland.  Bradley Haviland was a graduate of Fairfield High School. On Aug. 28, 1982, he married Sharon Hershberger … Read More

Vickie D. Estep

Vickie D. Estep, 43, Warsaw, formerly of Nappanee, died at 5:51 p.m., Friday, March 24, 2017 at her residence.  She was born July 26, 1973 in Elkhart to Keevin C. and Gladie (Stapleton) Estep. Vickie was a lifetime Nappanee area resident. She graduated from  NorthWood High School and had … Read More

Eli Kuhns

Eli Kuhns, 54, Nappanee, died unexpectedly at 10:50 p.m., Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Bremen Community Hospital Emergency Room.   He was born Nov. 28, 1961 in Nappanee to Ivan and Susie (Weaver) Kuhns. Eli was a dairy farmer and maple syrup producer. He was a member of the Old … Read More


Harold E. Mast, age 91, formerly of Nappanee, died at 7:40 am, Friday, March 24, 2017 at Pilgrim Manor in Plymouth. He was born January 11, 1926 in Nappanee to Glen and Gladys (Huffman) Mast. On July 1, 1945, he married Doris Young. She preceded him in death … Read More