Violet Lutes

Violet Lutes, 101, formerly of Nappanee, died at 12:20 a.m., Saturday, March 7, 2015, at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Milford after a brief illness. She had resided there for the last 2 ½ years. Violet was born Oct. 7, 1913, in Kosciusko County to Paul and … Read More

Scott F Roy Ligonier obituary

Scott F. Roy

Scott F. Roy, 44, Ligonier, passed away peacefully on March 4, 2015, in Topeka, Ind. He was born on Jan. 3, 1971, in LaGrange, Ind., to Fred and Linda (Troyer) Roy. He graduated from West Noble High School in 1989. He was employed by J.W. Priest and Son … Read More

Betty Lou Hochstetler

Betty Lou Hochstetler, 72, of Milford, died at 12:20 a.m., Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at her residence of acute leukemia.  She was born July 22, 1942, in Milford to Elmer and Alda (Farmwald) Slabaugh. She married LeRoy R. Hochstetler Sept. 27, 1962.  Mrs. Hochstetler was a homemaker and a … Read More

Brody Osborn

Brody Osborn, infant son of Mark and LeAnn Osborn , Nappanee, died at 11:55 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, shortly after birth at Kosciusko Community Hospital. Surviving along with his parents are a sister: Ashlee Osborn, at home; grandparents: Clark (Peg) Heckaman, Nappanee; Mike (Jan) Osborn, Goshen; grandfather: David … Read More

Antonio Martinez

Antonio Martinez, 79, of Nappanee, died Sunday at 2:40 a.m. at Elkhart County Hospice House. He was born June 19, 1935, in Saginaw, Mich., to Jose and Tomasa (Cruz) Sanchez. He moved to the Nappanee area in 1997. He worked for CJ Rogers Construction until he started his … Read More

Marjorie Adams Miller

Marjorie (Fox) Adams Miller

Marjorie (Fox) Adams Miller, 81, of Nappanee, died unexpectedly of natural causes at 10:22 a.m., Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, at Elkhart General Hospital. She was born Jan. 30, 1934, in Milford to George and Ruth (Fisher) Fox. She lived her lifetime in this area. Marjorie was a graduate … Read More

Walter Edwin Burkholder Jr.

Walter Edwin Burkholder Jr., 67, of 11290 N 900 W, Nappanee, died unexpectedly of natural causes at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, at his residence. He was born July 23, 1947, in Goshen to Walter Edwin Sr. and Edna M. (Slabaugh) Burkholder. Mr. Burkholder lived most of … Read More

June Mishler

June Evelyn Mishler

June Evelyn Mishler, 85, of Nappanee, passed away at 2:05 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Wakarusa. She was a lifelong resident of Union Township and lived in the same farm house all of her life. She was born June 7, 1929, to James … Read More

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