Mike R. Mishler

Mike R. Mishler, 64, Nappanee, died unexpectedly of natural causes at 12:05 a.m. Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Elkhart General Hospital. He had been a patient there since Tuesday night. He was born June 15, 1951, in Elkhart to Robert and Delores (Croy) Mishler. Surviving is his wife, Karen; … Read More


Peggy A. Flowers

Peggy A. Flowers, age 88, of Nappanee, died peacefully, surrounded by her family at noon Saturday, April 16, 2016, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Wakarusa, where she had been a patient since January.

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Stephen P. Abel

Stephen P. Abel

Stephen P. Abel, 65, Syracuse, formerly of Wakarusa and Nappanee, died at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 9, 2016, at his residence of natural causes. He was born Aug. 27, 1950, in Wakarusa to Paul and Evelyn (Roose) Abel. Mr. Abel was a 1968 graduate of Wakarusa High School … Read More

Lillian Lil Burkholder

Lillian ‘Lil’ Burkholder

Lillian “Lil” Zook Burkholder, age 60, of Rochester, died at 1:55 p.m., Thursday, March 31, 2016, at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, from complications of heart surgery. She was born March 3, 1956, in Lancaster, Pa. to Amos Jr. and Linda (Yoder) Zook. On Feb. 25, 1978, she married … Read More

Norma Jean Stillson

Norma Jean Stillson, 89, Nappanee, died at 9:40 a.m. Monday, March 14, 2016, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Wakarusa, where she had been for five months. She was born on January 10, 1927, in Elkhart, to Devon F. “Heinie” and Hazel (Grant) Richmond. She was a lifetime area … Read More

Rolland L. 'Bud' Miller

Rolland L. ‘Bud’ Miller

Rolland L. “Bud” Miller, 63, Goshen, formerly of Nappanee, died at 6:41 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, at IU Health Goshen Hospital, following a recent illness. He was born March 20, 1952, in Goshen, to Jackie and Noma (Hollar) Miller. On Sept. 6, 1980, in Goshen, he married … Read More

Glenna Swearingen

Glenna Swearingen, age 69, of Syracuse, died at 7:05 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, at her residence. She was born July 21, 1946, in Beaver, Ohio to Arthur and Buford (Brown) Stapleton. Mrs. Swearingen moved to Nappanee from Ohio in 1962, she had lived in Syracuse for 17 … Read More

Jean (Hall) Rowland

Jean (Hall) Rowland, age 90, of Nappanee, passed away Feb. 19, 2016, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Wakarusa. Born in Marshall County on March 11, 1925, she was the daughter of Fred and Nell (Yager) Hall of Bourbon. On Nov. 25, 1945 in Bourbon, she was united in marriage … Read More

Patricia 'Pat' Rhoades

Patricia ‘Pat’ Rhoades

Patricia “Pat” Rhoades, 71, formerly of Nappanee, died at 6:55 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Wakarusa, where she has resided for one year. She was born Aug. 9, 1944, in Littleton, Colo. to Russell and Emma (Gelroth) Thrailkill. Pat lived her lifetime in … Read More

Eugene Yoder

Eugene E. ‘Gene’ Yoder

Eugene E. “Gene” Yoder, 83, of Nappanee, died at 6:06 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, at IU Health, Goshen from complications of Ampullary Cancer. Gene was born Dec. 1, 1932, in Bremen to Elva and Lydian (Mast) Yoder. He had lived his lifetime in this area. On Nov. … Read More

Blane E. Biller

Blane E. Biller

Blane E. Biller, 53, Milford, died at 9:15 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, at Kindred Valley View Healthcare Center, Elkhart, where he has been since December. He was born Feb. 18, 1962, in Warsaw, to Kendall E. and Maxine (McCuen) Biller. He was a lifetime area resident. He … Read More

Georgia “Jackie” Jaquelin Zinkiw

Georgia “Jackie” Jaquelin Zinkiw

Georgia “Jackie” Jaquelin Zinkiw, 73, Nappanee, died at 11:35 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, at IU Health Goshen Hospital. She was born April 6, 1942, in Nappanee. She was one of 12 children born to Evert and Dorothy (Adams) Fisher, who preceded her in death, along with siblings: … Read More

James “Jim” D. Korem

James “Jim” D. Korem

James “Jim” D. Korem, age 66, Nappanee, formerly of Highland/Hammond, passed away unexpectedly from natural causes at his residence on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016. He was born on July 22, 1949 to the late Donald and Lucille (Straka) Korem. James was a former resident of the Highland/Hammond area … Read More