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Carl J. Petno Jr., 83, Syracuse, passed away Dec. 31, 2018, at Miller's Merry Manor.
He was born Aug. 7, 1935, in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, to Carl and Florence (Berardi) Petno Sr.
On March 31, 1989, he married Pamela Ellison, who...
Robert B. "Butch" Graff, 77, Syracuse, passed away Nov. 8, at Goshen Hospital.
He was born April 28, 1941, in Goshen, to Everett and Kathryn (Kelly) Graff. He graduated in 1960 from Syracuse High School.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army,...
Charlotte J. Morrill, 85, Syracuse, passed away Nov. 5, at Timbercrest Senior Living, North Manchester.
She was born Nov. 28, 1932, in Jasper County, to Ernest and Gladys (Smith) Rees.
Charlotte was a longtime area teacher, having taught in...
Clifford Walton, 84, Cromwell, passed away Oct. 12, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.
He was born Jan. 15, 1934, in Dutchtown, to Wilbur and Mabel (Roberts) Walton.
He retired from the manufactured housing industry and was a farmer. He...
Marvin Ward, 93, North Webster passed away Sept. 18, at his home.
He was born May 2, 1925, in Huntington, to Ora and Alice (Neal) Ward. He did his undergraduate work at Huntington College and received a master's degree from Indiana...
Barbara Grant, 83, of Syracuse, Indiana, passed away Sept. 6, 2018.
She was born Sept. 9, 1934, in Goshen, Indiana to Weddell and Dorothy (Compton) Berkey.
She graduated from Goshen High School in 1952. She then went on to Gulfport College in...
Bruno John Wolski Jr., 71, passed away July 25, 2018 at his home while surrounded by loved ones.
He was born April 26, 1947, in Goshen, Indiana to Bruno Sr. and Clara (Hamilton) Wolski.
He honorably served his country in the United States Army...
Lawrence R. Thwaits, 84, Syracuse, passed away March 27, at Goshen Hospital.
He was born Nov. 28, 1933, in Goshen. He was a farmer for 20 years and broker/owner of Thwaits Realty for 21 years. He was awarded Top 10 Salesperson Goshen Board of...
Susie Ward, 91, North Webster, passed away April 25, at Miller's Merry Manor, Syracuse.
She was born Jan. 16, 1927, in Warren, to Herman and Bessie (Bowman) Yates.
On Nov. 8, 1947, she married Marvin Ward, who survives.
Ernie Rogers, 84, Syracuse, passed away March 11, at his home.
He was born March 16, 1933, in Syracuse, to Lewis and Frances (Davis) Rogers.
On Aug. 8, 1954, he married Julie Logan, who preceded him in death April 29, 2017.
He was a...
Lawrence R. Thwaits, 84, Syracuse, passed away March 27, 2018 at Goshen Hospital.
He was born Nov. 28, 1933 in Goshen, IN.
He is survived by his wife Doris Thwaits of Syracuse; son James (Sally) Thwaits of Syracuse; two daughters, Patty Overholt...
Vernon "Bud" Slabaugh, 86, Syracuse, passed away Jan. 18, at his home.
He was born Dec. 29, 1931, in Elkhart County, to Neal and Fannie (Hochstetler) Slabaugh.
On June 30, 1957, he married Bette Mollenhour, who survives.
He was a U.S. Army...
Christine L. Clodfelter, 75, Syracuse, passed away Jan. 14, at Miller's Merry Manor.
She was born May 3, 1942, in Bolimow, Poland, to Edward and Lydia (Schroeder) Wolff. She was a 1961 graduate of Goshen High School.
On March 1, 1964, in...
Susan A. "Susie" Kern, 79, Syracuse, passed away Jan. 8 at Goshen Hospital.
She was born Sept. 30, 1938, in Fort Wayne, to Cornell and Connie (Pfleger) Morganthaller.
She was married to Jake Kern, who preceded her in 2007.
She was active for...
Shirley Carpenter, 89, Syracuse, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 2, at Miller's Merry Manor in Syracuse.
She was born Jan. 26, 1928, in Syracuse, to Merwood and Ola (Garrison) Ketring.
On Sept. 7, 1946, she married Chester "Bud" Carpenter, who...
Velda Fulford, 95, Syracuse passed away Dec. 24 at Courtyard Healthcare Center, Goshen.
She was born Dec. 4, 1922, in rural Ligonier, to Leonard and Velma Ruth (Judy) Kline.
On Feb. 21, 1959, she married Theodore "Ted" Fulford, who preceded her...
Hazel Sawyer, 90, Elkhart, passed away Saturday, Nov. 11, at Elkhart Hospice House.
She was born Oct. 26, 1927, in Niles, Michigan, to George and Hazel (Cowell) Coquillard.
On May 1, 1946, she married James Sawyer, who preceded her in death in...
Evelyn Johnson, 91, formerly of Syracuse, passed away Sunday, Nov. 5, at Greencroft in Goshen.
She was born Feb. 7, 1926, in North Webster, to Homer Russell and Elizabeth (Mock) Baker.
On April 29, 1945, she married Frank Johnson, who preceded...
Eleanor "Ellie" Graff, 90, Mesa, Arizona, formerly of Syracuse, Indiana, passed away Oct. 8, in Mesa.
She was born Jan. 18, 1927, in Syracuse, to Louis and Elnora (Ward) Miller.
On May 15, 1947, she married Wayne Blakesley, who passed away in...
Betty B. Jack, 88, passed away Sunday, Sept. 24, at Warsaw Meadows Care Center.
She was born March 10, 1929, in Xenia, Ohio, to Cecil and Cora (Saunders) Baxter.
On July 23, 1949, she married James Jack, who preceded her in death Dec. 30, 1975....
Charles M. "Charlie" Harris, 94, passed away Sept. 13, at Goshen Hospital.
He was born July 21, 1923, in Goshen, to Clarence J. and June (Beck) Harris.
Charlie graduated from Jefferson High School in 1942. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy and...
Donald D. Smith, 91, formerly of Syracuse, passed away on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 at Lakeland Health Care.
He was born on Dec. 29, 1925 in Buchanan, Michigan to Ivan and Camilla Smith.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Lowell...
Nelson Hoover, 86, of New Paris, Indiana, passed away Aug. 4, 2017 at Courtyard Healthcare in Goshen.
He was born March 17, 1931 in Syracuse, Indiana to Martin and Edith (Wogoman) Hoover.
He was employed by Reith Riley Co., and Smoker Craft....
Alice Kline, 97, Syracuse, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 1, at Goshen Hospital.
She was born Feb. 1, 1920, in Whitley County, to George and Mary (Banning) Fidler.
On Feb. 27, 1940, she married Harold Kline, who preceded her in death in...
Grace Arlene Wagner, 82, passed away July 21, at Goshen Hospital.
She was born Jan. 5, 1935, in Nappanee, to Charles and Florence (Gourney) Wagner.
She was a lifelong area resident. She was employed by Cardinal Center of Warsaw, and was a...